The best classic and old school Platform-shooter games

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

Toki

Toki

Toki is a platformer arcade created by TAD Corporation and originally released in 1989. Two years later, it was ported to several home computer platforms. I'm not going to lie. Until recently, I had never played Toki.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: coin-up conversion hop and bop platform-shooter run and gun

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

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

Land Of Genesis

Land Of Genesis

Land Of Genesis is a platformer shoot'em up created by Maurizio Gemelli and published in 2001 by ClearWater Interactive for Amiga AGA and Amiga CD machines. Maurizio Gemelli was ...

Year: 2001 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-02-26Tags: aga amiga original game platform-shooter science fiction shoot em up

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, a guy 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

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance

Midnight Resistance is a popular platformer/shooter created by Data East and released initially as an arcade in 1989. It was later ported to several home computer platforms, includ...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-22Tags: 2 players arcade co-op cyberpunk platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

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

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

Exolon

Exolon

Exolon is flip-screen, run and gun platformer with puzzle elements designed by Raffaele Cecco and published by Hewson for several 8-bit computers including ZX Spectrum, Commodore 64 and Amstrad CPC.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2021-03-30Tags: flip-screen platform-shooter puzzle platformer run and gun

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

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet

Jim Power in Mutant Planet is a shooter/platformer created initially for the Amiga by Digital Concept and published by Loriciels in 1992. The game was also ported to Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and TurboGrafx CD.

Year: 1992 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2020-09-06Tags: amiga original game platform-shooter run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Switchblade II

Switchblade II

Switchblade II is an action platformer created by Gremlin Graphics (aka Gremlin Interactive) originally for the Amiga in 1991, then ported to Atari ST, Amstrad CPC, and Atari Lynx.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2021-02-18Tags: amiga original game anime arcade basher fighting multi-directional platform-shooter run and gun shoot em up

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