The best classic and old school Platform-shooter games

Turrican

Turrican

Turrican is one of the most popular games of the '90s. It was designed and programmed by Manfred Trenz initially for the Commodore 64. The game is a sci-fi platformer, where a muta...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: commodore 64 mutants platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

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

Bio Menace

Bio Menace

Bio Menace is an action platform game developed almost entirely by Jim Norwood and published by Apogee Software in 1993 for DOS only. It became freeware in 2005. The game utilizes...

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: freeware mutants platform-shooter shoot em up

Abuse

Abuse

Abuse is a 2D side-scrolling sci-fi shooter developed by Crack Dot Com and published by RedHat in 1995 for DOS and Linux. It eventually made its way onto the Mac, Amiga, Acorn 32-bit, GP2X, and iPhone, to name a few.

Year: 1995 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: mutants platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Mega Man

Mega Man

Mega Man (aka Rockman) is a platform game developed and published by Capcom in 1987 for NES. It is the first in the Mega Man franchise, which boasts a voluminous library of games. ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: anime arcade platform-shooter

Turrican 3

Turrican 3

Turrican 3 is a sci-fi platformer/shooter that was initially developed by Factor 5 for the SEGA Mega Drive/Genesis under the name Mega Turrican, and it was later ported to Amiga in 1993 as a sequel to Turrican and Turrican II.

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: genesis original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up walkabout

Jazz Jackrabbit: Christmas Edition

Jazz Jackrabbit: Christmas Edition

Jazz Jackrabbit is a side-scrolling platformer developed and published by Epic MegaGames for PC. This Christmas Edition, also known as Jazz Jackrabbit: Holiday Hare 1994, is a spec...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-02Tags: christmas freeware holidays platform-shooter shoot em up

Navy Seals

Navy Seals

Navy Seals is a platform shooter created by Ocean, based on the 1990 film with the same name. The game was released initially on the Amstrad CPC, Amstrad GX4000 e Commodore 64. Later it was ported to Amiga and Atari ST.

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-04-28Tags: licensed military movies multi-directional platform-shooter

Wizball

Wizball

Wizball is a shooter/platformer with horizontal scrolling created by Sensible Software for the Commodore 64 in 1987. The game was designed by Jon Hare, whose name is tied to the Sensible Soccer series, and his co-founder Chris Yates.

Year: 1987 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-07-31Tags: 2 players arcade commodore 64 multiplayer non-linear platform-shooter shoot em up

RoboCop

RoboCop

RoboCop is a side-scrolling shooter based on the 1987 movie. Ocean Software, a well-known computer games publisher, purchased the license for the title and sold it to Dataeast to create an arcade game.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: arcade cyborgs licensed movies multi-type platform-shooter run and gun science fiction

Ruff 'n' Tumble

Ruff 'n' Tumble

Ruff 'n' Tumble is a platformer shoot 'em up developed by Wunderkind and published by Renegade Software in 1994, exclusively for the Amiga. The hero is Ruff Rogers, that has to save an alien planet from the mad Dr.

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

Risky Woods

Risky Woods

Risky Woods is a platformer created by the Spanish studio Zeus and published by Electronic Arts and Dinamic Software in 1992 for the Amiga, Atari ST, MS-DOS, and Mega Drive/Genesis.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-12-24Tags: anime arcade dark fantasy platform-shooter run and gun side-scrolling supernatural

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: 2021-02-21Tags: arcade disaster platform-shooter shoot em up side-scrolling

Cool Spot

Cool Spot

Cool Spot is a jump and run platformer created by Virgin Games originally for the Mega Drive/Genesis and ported to Amiga, Master System, MS-DOS, SNES and other systems. It was released in 1993.

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-04-25Tags: 2d arcade genesis original game jumper licensed multi-directional platform-shooter