The best classic and old school Side-scrolling games

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

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

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes is the sequel to Commander Keen: Marooned on Mars and it was developed by id Software and published by Apogee in 1990 for DOS only. Programmed...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: platform science fiction side-scrolling

Silkworm

Silkworm

Silkworm is a side scrolling shooter arcade, developed by Tecmo and released initially in 1988. In 1989 the game was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum by Random Access.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2017-11-04Tags: 2 players arcade co-op helicopter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Rick Dangerous

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.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-22Tags: aliens platform science fiction side-scrolling

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!

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, wa...

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

Second Samurai

Second Samurai

Second Samurai is a beat-'em-up for two players developed by Vivid Image and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for the Amiga, with an AGA version released in 1994. It's the sequel to First Samurai, released two years before.

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-03-07Tags: 2 players aga co-op fantasy martial arts multiplayer side-scrolling

Myth: History in the Making

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 gam...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-07-30Tags: basher commodore 64 fantasy mythology norse platform side-scrolling

The Blues Brothers

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.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-10-08Tags: basher movies multiplayer platform side-scrolling

Persian Gulf Inferno

Persian Gulf Inferno

Persian Gulf Inferno is an platformer/action-adventure created by the Danish studio Parsec, released in 1989 for the Amiga and ported to Atari ST and Commodore 64 in 1990. In this...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2017-05-16Tags: arcade disaster platform shoot em up side-scrolling

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

Manic Miner

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 follo...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-04-13Tags: navigator platform side-scrolling zx spectrum

Blood Money

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.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2016-10-08Tags: aliens amiga original game arcade multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

James Pond: Underwater Agent

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 Drive and other platforms.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2018-08-26Tags: amiga original game espionage jumper platform side-scrolling spy