Platformer Games

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands

Rainbow Islands is the sequel to Bubble Bobble and was developed and published by Taito in 1987 for arcade only. It would remain arcade only until 1990 when it was ported to the Amiga, Commodore 64 and others.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-08-24Tags: arcade fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

Superfrog

Superfrog

Superfrog is a platformer created for the Amiga by Team 17 and released initially in 1993. One year later the game was ported to MS-DOS. With a lot of colors and nice animations, the game is totally violence free.

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-03-23Tags: amiga original game arcade cartoon jumper platform

Bubble Bobble

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 by Taito initially in 1986.

Year: 1987 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-03-14Tags: arcade clear screen multiplayer platform

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 2

Mega Man 2, known in Japan as Rockman 2, is an action platformer created by Capcom in 1988 for the Nintendo Entertainment System. It was the second title in the Mega Man series and...

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-03-26Tags: anime platform science fiction shoot em up

Nebulus

Nebulus

Nebulus (known as Tower Toppler in the US) is an action platformer developed and designed by John M Phillips initially for the ZX Spectrum and Commodore 64. Later it was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, Acorn 32-bit.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-09-14Tags: arcade climber zx spectrum

Pitfall!

Pitfall!

Pitfall!, also known as Pitfall Harry's Jungle Adventure, is a legendary platformer designed and programmed by David Crane in 1982 for the Atari 2600. In this game you are Pitfall...

Year: 1983 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-10-02Tags: arcade atari 2600 platform

Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice

Fire & Ice: The daring adventures of Cool Coyote is platformer created by Graftgold and published by Renegade Software in 1992 for the Amiga and Atari ST, later ported to MS-DOS, Acorn, and SEGA Master System.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-06-29Tags: 2d amiga original game jumper multi-directional platform

Mr. Nutz: Hoppin' Mad

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: 2018-04-27Tags: fantasy jumper platform

James Pond 2: RoboCod

James Pond 2: RoboCod

James Pond 2: Codename Robocod is a platformer created by Vectordean in 1991, as a sequel to James Pond: Underwater Agent. The game was initially developed for Amiga, Atari ST, an...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-08-21Tags: aga jumper platform

Lionheart

Lionheart

Lionheart is a side scrolling hack'n'slash action platformer created by Thalion Software for the Amiga only. It was published in January 1993 and received many positive reviews. T...

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

Rodland

Rodland

Rodland (aka Rod-Land or Rod Land) is a platformer developed and published by Jaleco in 1990 initially in arcades only. In the following years it was ported to multiple other platf...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-05-16Tags: anime arcade clear screen fantasy multiplayer platform

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back

Cauldron II: The Pumpkin Strikes Back is a horror platformer created by Palace Software and released for the Commodore 64 in 1986. The game was also ported to ZX Spectrum and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1986 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-04-15Tags: fantasy horror platform

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns

Pitfall II: Lost Caverns is the sequel to the award-winning PItfall by David Crane and was developed and published by Activision in 1984 for 9 different platforms including Apple II, Commodore 64, Colecovision and Atari 5200.

Year: 1984 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-05-04Tags: arcade atari 2600 atari 5200 metroidvania platform south america

The First Samurai

The First Samurai

First Samurai is a side-scrolling platformer with an oriental/martial arts theme, developed by Vivid Image and released in 1991 for Amiga and Atari ST, one year later for Commodore 64, DOS and SNES.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-05-01Tags: arcade basher fantasy fighting martial arts platform real-time