The best classic and old school 2d games

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto

Grand Theft Auto, popularly known as GTA, is a 2D open-world action game developed by DMA Design and published by BMG in 1997 for PC. At the end of that same year, it would see the light in the Playstation 1.

Year: 1997 Genre: Action Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2d automobile crime & punishment driving non-linear north america open world violence

Claw

Claw

Claw is a 2D platformer developed and published by Monolith Productions as a PC exclusive in 1997. Despite the fanmade adaptations and the repeated attempts to continue the story officially, it did not receive any sequel.

Year: 1997 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-14Tags: 2d cartoon multiplayer pirates side-scrolling

Disney's The Jungle Book

Disney's The Jungle Book

Disney's The Jungle Book is a platformer created by Virgin Interactive (aka Virgin Games) based on the 1967 Disney animated film. The team behind Aladdin (including David Bishop a...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-14Tags: 2d action-adventure cartoon genesis original game hand-drawn animations jungle movies platform

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion (a.k.a. Dangerous Dave 2) is the sequel to the original Dangerous Dave and was developed by Gamer’s Edge and id Software; and published by Softdisk Publishing in 1991 for DOS.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: 2d horror platform-shooter side-scrolling

Streets of Rage

Streets of Rage

Streets of Rage, also known in Japanese as Bare Knuckle: Ikari no Tekken, is a beat 'em up game developed and published by Sega in 1991 for the Mega Drive/Genesis. The game quickl...

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2020-04-22Tags: 2 players 2d anime arcade brawler fighting genesis original game martial arts side-scrolling

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon

Lethal Weapon is the video game adaptation of the popular film with Mel Gibson. The game was created by Ocean and published in 1992 for the Amiga, Atari ST and MS-DOS. Similarly t...

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-04-18Tags: 2d movies platform-shooter side-scrolling

Flimbo's Quest

Flimbo's Quest

Flimbo's Quest is a 2D platform developed by Euphoria and released by System 3 in 1990 for the Commodore 64, Amiga, Atari ST, and Amstrad CPC. System 3, the British company founde...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-04-30Tags: 2d commodore 64 fantasy platform-shooter side-scrolling wizards and witches

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V.

S.W.I.V. is a top-down shooter for 1 or 2 players created by Random Access and published by The Sales Curve in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: 2 players 2d amiga original game co-op helicopter top-down

Wonder Boy in Monster Land

Wonder Boy in Monster Land

Wonder Boy in Monster Land is the second game in the famous series of 2d platformers created by SEGA. Released originaly as an arcade in 1986, the game was ported to Master System ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: 2d basher fantasy platform rpg elements

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: 2019-07-17Tags: 2d amiga cd32 amiga original game jumper multi-directional platform

Rainbow Islands Extra

Rainbow Islands Extra

Rainbow Islands Extra is a vertical-scrolling arcade created by Taito in 1990. Rainbow Islands, also known as Rainbow Islands: The Story of Bubble Bobble 2, is a sequel to Taito's hit title Bubble Bobble.

Year: 1990 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2020-02-21Tags: 2d coin-up conversion fantasy jumper platform vertical-scrolling

Uridium 2

Uridium 2

Uridium 2 is a sci-fi horizontal-scrolling shoot 'em up created by Graftgold for the Amiga and published by Renegade in 1993. The first Uridium was created for the Commodore 64, a...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-01Tags: 2 players 2d co-op shoot em up space flight top-down

Super Tetris

Super Tetris

Super Tetris is a puzzle game developed by Sphere and published by MicroProse in 1992 for the Amiga. It was later released for MS-DOS and Mac OS. The company founded by Sid Meier ...

Year: 1992 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: 2d arcade co-op competitive falling block puzzle single screen tile matching puzzle

James Pond 3: Operation Starfish

James Pond 3: Operation Starfish

James Pond 3: Operation Starfish is a platformer created by Vectordean and released in 1993. Unlike the previous two games of the series, James Pond 3 was created for the Sega Gene...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-12-01Tags: 2d aga genesis original game jumper