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.
This is the second role-playing adventure of the little round creature Randar. This time, the adventure takes place not in...
The little blue egg-shaped creature Randar, who was the healer in Golvellius and appeared as a mascot in other Compile's...
In this game, you don't play the cute little round creature Randar any more, but a human hero (whom you...
Randy Balma: Municipal Abortionist is a disturbing game in which very few clues are given about the goals and the...
The game is based on the animé series Ranma 1/2. It tells the story of the young martial artist Ranma...
Rapid Response is a shareware, hex based, single-player trilogy of war games. The shareware release consists of part one of...
ZX Spectrum (1984)
Rapscallion the Rogue has captured the ownership rights to your castle, and imprisoned you out in the wilderness. Fortunately, your...
Xbox One (2015)
Rare Replay is a compilation of 30 games by developer Rare / Ultimate - Play the Game / Ashby Computers...
Atari 2600 (2007)
You are presented with a screen full of squares, thirty-two squares wide by twenty squares high. The object of the...
Atari 8-bit (1992)
The War of the Fifth Coalition against Napoleon's France have just begun. The Battle of Raszyn was fought on April...
In Rat Hotel the player takes control of a rat and has to eat cheese while not being caught by...
Commodore 64 (1984)
The Rat is a top-view single-screen game where you are a rat spending the night in a cheese warehouse to...
Commodore 64 (1984)
Rattler is a top-view single-screen version of the game Snake where you must direct a constantly moving snake around the...
Windows 3.x (1991)
Very much a snake game, Rattler Race adds a few twists to the long-held conventions of the genre (those being:...
Ravage is a shareware vertically-scrolling shoot 'em up game that bears a significant similarity to Raptor and Tyrian. The plot...
In this world, there exist two kinds of stones which hold great powers: Shadow Stones, which hold powers of darkness,...
In Ray-Hound, players pilot a small ship around a circular arena that contains randomly spawning energy turrets. The ship's only...
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.