Side-scrolling Classic Games and Abandonware

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Pitfall: the Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action platformer. It's the forth game in the Pitfall series. It was developed by Activision in partnership with Redline games and published by Activision...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-12-04 Tags: platformer arcade side-scrolling

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous is a 2D action platformer created by Core Design and published by Microplay Software in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other home computers. The game is unofficially...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-22 Tags: platformer side-scrolling

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a platformer game based on the band The Blues Brothers, created by Titus and released for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64 and Atari ST in 1991, later for NES, SNES and Game Boy. You can...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-08 Tags: platformer side-scrolling movies

Lionheart

Lionheart is a side scrolling hack'n'slash action platformer created by Thalion Software for the Amiga only. It was published in 1993 and received many positive reviews. The game features parallax scrolling...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-06-04 Tags: fantasy amiga side-scrolling hack and slash

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

Blood Money

Blood Money is a 2D side-scrolling shoot 'em up created by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST and DOS. A Commodore 64 version was also released one year later. Two players...

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-10-08 Tags: arcade sci-fi/futuristic shooter side-scrolling amiga

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 commodore 64 platformer side-scrolling fantasy mythology

James Pond: Underwater Agent

James Pond: Underwater Agent is a side-scrolling platform game developed by Vectordean and published by Millennium Interactive in 1990 initially for the Amiga, the later ported to Atari ST, Sega Mega...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-03-12 Tags: platformer side-scrolling amiga

Jill Of The Jungle

Jill of the Jungle is the first episode of a shareware series developed by Epic MegaGames. The game is a platform sidescroller where the main character is an Amazon woman.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: platformer side-scrolling shareware

Manic Miner

Manic Miner is a platform game originally created for the ZX Spectrum by Matthew Smith and released by Software Projects in 1983. The game was ported to many platforms in the following years, including...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-04-19 Tags: platformer side-scrolling amiga zx-spectrum

Flood

Flood is a side scrolling platformer created by Bullfrog originally for the Amiga and then ported to Atari ST. The game was published in 1990 by Electronic Arts. The main author of the game, lead game...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-04-16 Tags: arcade side-scrolling humour

Anarchy

Anarchy is a side-scrolling parallax shooter developed by WJS Design and published by Psygnosis in 1990 for the Amiga and Atari ST. Despite not being extremely innovative, this Defender variant received...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-08-12 Tags: shooter defender side-scrolling

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Goes Underground is the second chapter of the Jill of the Jungle trilogy, a series of side scroller platform games designed to compete with Duke Nukem and Commander Keen. It was...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: platformer side-scrolling shareware

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves the Prince

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves the Prince is the third chapter of the trilogy of platform games released in 1992 by Epic MegaGames.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17 Tags: shareware side-scrolling platformer