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: 2019-10-22Tags: 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 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

Operation Wolf

Operation Wolf

Operation Wolf is an 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..

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

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 vertical-scrolling war ww2

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

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: 2020-06-25Tags: 2 players 2d amiga original game co-op helicopter top-down

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: 2020-07-31Tags: 2d amiga cd32 amiga original game jumper multi-directional platform

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

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

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: 2020-07-31Tags: 2d commodore 64 fantasy platform-shooter side-scrolling wizards and witches

Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084

Robotron: 2084 (also known as Robotron) is one of the arcades that made the history of video games. Developed by Eugene Jarvis and Larry DeMar of Vid Kidz and released by Williams Electronics in 1982, it was a huge commercial success.

Year: 1984 Genre: Arcade Updated: 2019-08-26Tags: 2d arcade science fiction shoot em up

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: 2020-02-19Tags: 2d atari st cartoon music top-down