The best classic and old school 2d games

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

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: 2020-12-02Tags: 2d automobile crime & punishment driving non-linear north america open world violence

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 an...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: 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: 2020-12-02Tags: 2d horror platform-shooter side-scrolling

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax

The Adventures of Lomax is a platformer created by Psygnosis and released in 1996 for Windows and Playstation, as a spin-off of the famous game Lemmings. The artist that designe...

Year: 1997 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-10-13Tags: 2d cartoon 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 quickly...

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

Operation Wolf

Operation Wolf

Operation Wolf is a rail-shooter arcade released by Taito in 1987. It was ported to many home platforms, including Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum, MSX, Atari ST, Amiga, and more. Roy Ad...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-08-08Tags: 2d coin-up conversion disaster first-person military rail shooter side-scrolling

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: 2021-02-21Tags: 2d basher fantasy platform rpg elements

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: 2021-02-18Tags: 2d arcade co-op competitive falling block puzzle single screen tile matching puzzle

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway

1943: The Battle of Midway is a shoot 'em up developed and published by Capcom for arcade machines in 1987. Later on, the title was ported to several computers and consoles such as...

Year: 1988 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 2d aviation coin-up conversion flight historical battle top-down v-scrolling shoot-em up vertical-scrolling war ww2

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: 2020-12-01Tags: 2d amiga cd32 amiga original game jumper multi-directional platform

Blade Warrior

Blade Warrior

Blade Warrior is an action-adventure/beat'em up created by Jason Kingsley and released by Image Works in 1991 for Amiga, Atari ST, ZX Spectrum, Amstrad CPC, and MS-DOS..

Year: 1991 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2021-05-19Tags: 2d action-adventure fantasy parallax scrolling side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars The Empire Strikes Back

Star Wars: The Empire Strikes Back is a platform action-adventure created for the Nintendo Entertainment System in 1992 by Lucasfilm Games and Sculptured Software. It's the sequel of the Star Wars game created by Beam Software.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-05-04Tags: 2d action-adventure licensed movies platform-shooter side-scrolling

Jumpin' Jackson

Jumpin' Jackson

Jumping Jack'son is a top-down puzzle game that was released by Infogrames in 1990. It was mostly puzzle-based with a hint of action to spice things up. The game sparked an excitin...

Year: 1990 Genre: Puzzler Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: 2d atari st cartoon music top-down