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.
Aliens have mistaken your dog Rusty for Earth's leader and sent evil robots to kidnap him. Now you must free...
Commodore 64 (1983)
This three-part game loosely simulates the work of an ambulance driver rescuing people from a fire. First, you are trying...
Game Boy Color (2001)
It's believed that Umbrella, the creators of the deadly virus that wiped out Raccoon City, has developed a new Bio...
Restaurant Rush is the sequel to Burger Rush, and as its predecessor is a combination of tile matching and management...
Retaliator is a one or two player, vertical scrolling, shoot 'em upThis game was made using Palace Software's Shoot Em...
Ten years have passed since the war ended. Due to many treacherous acts and greedy minds, your side - though...
Apple II (2014)
It's a hard life for the vintage computer collector: unscrupulous sellers driving up prices, perfectly good hardware being destroyed forever...
3D scrolling shoot-em-up. Take control of one of four characters and pilot their fighter craft through a number of enemy...
Nintendo DS (2007)
Arino wants to be the greatest gamer in the world, but he's continually defeated by his friends at every new...
Commodore 64 (1989)
You are from the planet Choom in the Thwok solar system, which is under threat from a group of seven...
Return Fire: Maps O' Death is an add-on for the original Return Fire with over 100 new levels to choose...
Return of the Invaders is the third game in Taito's Space Invaders series. It's a more radical change from the...
In this sequel, the mutant space bats of doom return yet again to invade earth. Only you stand in their...
This is the first game of the Super Kroz trilogy. Despite the name, it's very much more of the same...
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.