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.
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.
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.
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.
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...
Earthworm Jim is a 2D shooter/platformer created by Shiny Entertainment originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1994. The game design and the creation of the c...
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.
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.
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.
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...