Platformer Classic Games and Abandonware

Prince of Persia

Prince of Persia is a fantasy cinematic 2D platformer originally developed and published by Brøderbund and designed by Jordan Mechner. It was initially released in 1989 for the Apple II. It was ported...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-14 Tags: puzzle-solving platformer cinematic freeware

Bubble Bobble

Bubble Bobble is not only one of the most popular arcade ever created, but also a personal favourite of GamesNostalgia. This 2D cartoon action platformer designed by Fukio Mitsuji (aka MTJ) was released...

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-14 Tags: arcade platformer

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle

Commander Keen 4: Secret of the Oracle is the fourth game in the Commander Keen series and the first in the second series "Goodbye, Galaxy". Developed by idSoftware, it was released in 1991 for MS-DOS...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic platformer

Castlevania

Castlevania is a side-scrolling platform game created and developed by Konami, centered on the Belmonts, a clan of vampire hunters, and their fight with Dracula. Initially released in 1986 for Famicom...

Year: 1990 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2017-05-14 Tags: fantasy horror platformer nes vampires

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter! is the final episode of the famous series of side-scrolling platformers created by id Software. The game, published in 1991 by FormGen, was infact the 7th game,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: side-scrolling platformer platform

Turrican 3

Turrican 3 is a sci-fi platformer/shooter that was initially developed by Factor 5 for the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis under the name Mega Turrican and it was later ported to Amiga in 1993 as a sequel to...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-02-14 Tags: sci-fi/futuristic shooter platformer genesis

Ruff 'n' Tumble

Ruff 'n' Tumble is a platformer shoot 'em up developed by Wunderkind and published by Renegade Software in 1994, exclusively for the Amiga. The hero is Ruff Rogers, that has to save an alien planet from...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-07-08 Tags: shooter platformer amiga platform

Jazz Jackrabbit: Christmas Edition

Jazz Jackrabbit is a side-scrolling platformer developed and published by Epic MegaGames for PC. This Christmas Edition, also known as Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare 1994, is a special version with a Xmas...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-12-31 Tags: shooter freeware platformer

Myth: History in the Making

Myth: History in the Making (or simply Myth) is a 2D fantasy action platformer created by the British company System 3, initially for Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, in 1989. The game was a success, winning...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-07-30 Tags: amiga c64 platformer platform side-scrolling fantasy mythology

Chuck Rock

Chuck Rock is a prehistoric platformer created by Core Design for the Amiga and released in 1991. The same year it was released for the Atari ST. The game is in no way meant to be true to the Stone Age,...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-03-12 Tags: amiga prehistoric platformer caveman dinosaurs basher

Cosmo's Cosmic Adventure: Forbidden Planet

Cosmo’s Cosmic Adventure is a side-scrolling platform game developed and published by Apogee Software and released for DOS in 1992. The game has many references to another Apogee title, Duke Nukem (one...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: 2d scrolling arcade platformer

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck

Chuck Rock II: Son of Chuck is the sequel to the cartoony side-scrolling platformer developed and published by Core Design originally for Atari ST and Amiga. Chuck Rock 2 was released in 1993 and was...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-04-07 Tags: 2d scrolling arcade platformer prehistoric dinosaurs

B.C. Kid

Bonk's Adventure (B.C. Kid in Europe) is a 2D platformer developed by Red Company and Atlus that was released initially in 1990 for the TurboGrafx-16. The Amiga version, released in 1992, was one of the...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-05-11 Tags: amiga prehistoric platformer caveman

Mr. Nutz: Hoppin' Mad

Mr. Nutz: Hoppin' Mad is a 2D side scrolling platformer created by NEON Software and published by Ocean for the Amiga in 1994. A Mega Drive/Genesis version of the game was planned but never released....

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-04-26 Tags: amiga platformer