The best classic and old school Platform games

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules

Disney's Hercules is an action platformer game for Windows 95 and Playstation published in 1997 by Disney Interactive, based on the animated movie of the same name. During the fir...

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: arcade cartoon fantasy movies platform

Contra

Contra

Contra is a run-and-gun style platformer developed by Konami and published by Erbe Software initially in 1987. It was released in arcades and on ZX Spectrum and Amstrad PC to start with.

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2018-03-19Tags: arcade platform science fiction shoot em up south america

The Lion King

The Lion King

The Lion King is the video game adaptation of the Disney movie with the same title and was developed by Westwood Studios and published by Virgin Interactive Entertainment in 1994. ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: aga basher cartoon fantasy movies platform

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin

Disney's Aladdin, one of the most successful port from a movie to videogame, is a 2D side scrolling platformer developed by Virgin Games based on the Disney 1992 motion picture. Graphics and animation were created by Disney itself.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-20Tags: aga arcade basher cartoon fairy tale fantasy middle east movies mythology platform

Rayman

Rayman

The first game in the popular Rayman series is a 2D side-scrolling adventure developed and published by Ubisoft and released in 1995 for PC MS-DOS, Playstation, Sega Saturn and other platforms.

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-05-13Tags: cartoon platform side-scrolling

Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi

Mario & Luigi is a simple but very nice clone of Super Mario Bros developed by Mike Wiering in 1994. Controls are very simple: Ctrl to Run, Alt to Jump, Space to Fire, Left and Right arrows to walk.

Year: 2001 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-13Tags: clone freeware platform

Prince of Persia

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.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-06Tags: cinematic freeware middle east platform puzzle-solving

Prehistorik 2

Prehistorik 2

Prehistorik 2 is the sequel to the platform game Prehistorik and was developed and published by Titus Interactive; it was released for DOS and Amstrad CPC in 1993. In this humor...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-12Tags: caveman platform prehistoric

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider

Tomb Raider is one of the most popular videogames franchise of all time. The original 3D action-adventure, where players control Lara Croft from a third-person perspective, was dev...

Year: 1996 Genre: Action Updated: 2017-01-30Tags: platform puzzle-solving

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

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 in 1994.

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-12-04Tags: arcade platform side-scrolling

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave

Dangerous Dave in the Deserted Pirate's Hideout is a 1988 computer game by John Romero (co-founder of idSoftware and designer of Doom, Quake and many other games). Dangerous Dave w...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-30Tags: platform puzzle-solving

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: 2019-07-20Tags: arcade clear screen multiplayer platform

Mega Man X

Mega Man X

Mega Man X is a popular platform game developed by Capcom, released for the SNES in 1993 and ported to PC in 1995. It holds the distinction of being the first Mega Man game for ...

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-15Tags: anime arcade platform science fiction shoot em up

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus

Hocus Pocus is a fantasy platform action game developed by Moonlite Software and published by Apogee Software in 1994 for DOS. This game has nothing to do with the movie of the same title that was released in 1993.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-11-19Tags: fantasy platform