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These games use a traditional “platforming” viewpoint where the action is seen from the side. This perspective can be used for 2D as well as 3D games, both scrolling and static.
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BattleStick Linux Front Cover

Linux (2016), Windows (2016) and Macintosh (2016)

Battle Through Time Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1984)

There are those chosen to take advantage of 26th century time travel. A team of scientists will take an All-Terrain...

Battletoads Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1993), Genesis (1993), Amiga (1994), NES (1991), Game Gear (1993) and Amiga CD32 (1994)

The Dark Queen has attacked and kidnapped (toadnapped?) your best buddy. To make matters worse, she nabbed the best looking...

Battletoads Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1991)

Zitz, Rash and Pimple are three toads with unique fighting abilities (much like the Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles). While partying...

Arcade (1994)

The Arcade version of Battletoads is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up game. Once again the battletoads Zitz, Pimple and Rash set out...

Battletoads / Double Dragon SNES Front Cover

Game Boy (1993), SNES (1993), Genesis (1994) and NES (1993)

Earth is under fire by Colossus, a battleship the size of a city. Using powerful laser cannons, it has destroyed...

Battletoads in Battlemaniacs SNES Front Cover

SNES (1993) and SEGA Master System (1996)

The three battletoads Zitz, Rash and Pimple are in Tibet to witness the presentation of the Psicone Gamescape, a virtual...

Arcade (1998)

Battle Tryst is Konami's second 3D fighting game. It uses a 3-button control scheme similar to other popular 3D fighting...

Battle Tycoon SNES Front Cover

SNES (1995)

In a war torn world of magic and science, a young man by the name of Bang unwittingly thwarted the...

Battle Unit Zeoth Game Boy Front Cover

Game Boy (1990)

Battle Unit Zeoth is a 2D futuristic side-scrolling shooter. Humanity is in danger - a race of alien robots known...

Battle Valley ZX Spectrum Front Cover

Amiga (1989), Atari ST (1989), Commodore 64 (1988), ZX Spectrum (1988) and Amstrad CPC (1988)

This side-view shoot 'em up involves trying to retrieve two nuclear weapons which have been stolen by terrorists. These are...

DOS (1997)

During the span of history, there have been many great strategists that have lead their troops to victory. The greatest...

Atari ST (1996)

Battle Zone is a Worms clone and just like in the original Worms the aim of the game is to...

DOS (1996)

Battling Butlers is a one-on-one fighting game, featuring five different playable objects as fighters.The roster includes 'Ace High' the playing...

Battlloon Windows Front Cover
BattoJutsu Nintendo Switch Front Cover

Nintendo Switch (2019)

Batty ZX Spectrum Front Cover

ZX Spectrum (1987), Amstrad CPC (1988), iPhone (2017) and iPad (2017)

Batty is influenced by Arkanoid's method of reviving the Breakout phenomenon. You control a paddle at the bottom of the...

Batty Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1988)

The Commodore 64 version of Arkanoid variant Batty has no fewer than 64 levels, compared to 14 on the other...

Arcade (1989)

Bay•Route is a side view scrolling run 'n gun shooter where the screen scrolls from left to right when you...

TurboGrafx CD (1996)

Bazaru de Gozaru no Game de Gozaru is a puzzle game starring a monkey protagonist named Bazaru. The concept of...

Amiga (1995)

In Bazza 'n' Runt, the player takes the role of Bazza in search for Old Man Misty who is said...

B.C. II: Grog's Revenge Commodore 64 Front Cover

Commodore 64 (1984), ColecoVision (1985), MSX (1985) and Coleco Adam (1984)

Thor has completed his Quest for Tires. Now he must discover the Meaning of Life.But it won't be easy. The...

DOS (2002)

This flippant side-scrolling platformer states its "anti-remake" philosophy in no uncertain terms: starring as X-Men's Wolverine, you get to hop,...

BC's Quest for Tires DOS Front Cover

DOS (1984), PC Booter (1984), Commodore 64 (1984), ColecoVision (1983), Apple II (1984), Atari 8-bit (1983), ZX Spectrum (1984) and MSX (1985)

Cute Chick is in trouble! She is being held captive by the dinosaur, and it is up to Thor to...

Arcade (1997)

B.C. Story is an Olympics-like sports game set in the Stone Age. The story frames the game as a contest...

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