DescriptionUsed to describe any game where the main setting of gameplay is represented by a top-down (also known as overhead) view of the playfield. Top-down perspective may be used for a wide variety of genres; among the most common ones are vertically scrolling shooters and most 2D role-playing games.
TurboGrafx CD (1995)
Some day in the near future, the crew of an "idol" (a popular culture star) takes a ride on the...
Procyon is 2D side-scrolling/vertical scrolling (it offers both portrait and landspace orientation) shoot'em up. The player controls a pilot of...
Ready for more Sudoku puzzles? Well, the Deluxe version of Professor Fuji's Sudoku features 100,000 more for you to play...
Project Aftermath is a RTS game in a futuristic setting. The player controls four heroes who take on the nefarious...
Project: Atlantis is a top-down action game, set in the futuristic, underwater nation of Atlantis which is under attack by...
Project Buzz Bar combines gameplay elements from Asteroids and Defender. On each level there are several men to rescue by...
Two years after the original game, Project Gotham Racing is back. There's no storyline: it's all about becoming the best...
Project GunViper is a freeware vertical shooter rendered with full 3D graphics. The game follows the standards of the genre,...
A dark future forms the background of this action game. At the end of time rules only one powerful syndicate...
Project Trinity is a single-player, physics-based, action game. Players take on the role of defense officer at a secret research...
Project Xenoclone is a science-fiction 3D shooter with a top-down view and moving camera, similar to Alien Shooter. It is...
Windows 3.x (1995)
Proliferation is a formerly-shareware World War III strategy game for up to six players, human- or computer-controlled. Nuclear weapons, both...
Prologue is a turn-based fantasy roleplaying game takes place in an old university but the story is in a modern...
This game presents a stickman hero with a very straightforward top-down map: a corridor attached to three rooms, each containing...
You have just left the peaceful town of CrissCross to defeat the evil Krellane and his powerful Empire. The residents...
A long foretold prophecy is about to be fulfilled. The Shadow Lords are on the verge of entering our world....
Top games by as rated by the press:
- 99 Chrono Trigger
- 96 Gauntlet
- 95 Radiant Silvergun
- 94 NHL '94
- 94 The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past
- 93 Tecmo Super Bowl
- 93 Sid Meier's Railroad Tycoon
- 93 Sid Meier's Civilization II
- 93 Shadowfire
- 93 Project Gotham Racing 2
Games must have at least a Critic Score of 80 to be considered.
Top games by as rated by our users:
- 3.89 Pac-Man (2007)
- 4.04 Chrono Trigger (2011)
- 4.78 Napalm: The Crimson Crisis (1998)
- 4.79 Sea Battle (1980)
- 4.75 Summer Carnival '92: Recca (1992)
- 4.67 Arc the Lad Collection (2002)
- 4.02 Starflight (1989)
- 3.97 Final Fantasy III (2011)
- 4.26 M.U.S.H.A. (2009)
- 3.90 Pinball Dreams (2009)
Games must have at least 5 votes and a User Score of 4.0 to be considered.