The best classic and old school Side-scrolling games

Rayman

Rayman

The first game in the popular Rayman series is a 2D side-scrolling adventure developed and published by Ubisoft and released in 1995 for PC MS-DOS, Playstation, Sega Saturn and other platforms.

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-14Tags: cartoon platform side-scrolling

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Pitfall: the Mayan Adventure is a side-scrolling action platformer. It's the forth game in the Pitfall series. It was developed by Activision in partnership with Redline games and published by Activision in 1994.

Year: 1995 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2016-12-04Tags: arcade platform side-scrolling

The Great Giana Sisters

The Great Giana Sisters

The Great Giana Sisters is a 2D platformer inspired to Super Mario Bros (you might say "clone"). It was developed by Time Warp initially for the Commodore 64/128, in 1987, then ported to Amiga and Atari ST in 1988.

Year: 1988 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-10Tags: arcade clone commodore 64 jumper platform side-scrolling super mario bros

R-Type II

R-Type II

R-Type II is the sequel to the original R-type and is a side-scrolling arcade shooter developed and published by Irem in 1989 in arcades only. It soon made its way onto multiple pl...

Year: 1991 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-09-21Tags: aliens coin-up conversion science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous

Rick Dangerous is a 2D action platformer created by Core Design and published by Microplay Software in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64, ZX Spectrum and other home computers.

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens atari st platform science fiction side-scrolling

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter!

Commander Keen: Aliens Ate My Babysitter! is the final episode of the famous series of side-scrolling platformers created by id Software. The game, published in 1991 by FormGen, wa...

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: platform science fiction side-scrolling

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes

Commander Keen 2: The Earth Explodes is the sequel to Commander Keen: Marooned on Mars and it was developed by id Software and published by Apogee in 1990 for DOS only. Programmed...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2015-04-17Tags: platform science fiction side-scrolling

Thunder Force III

Thunder Force III

Thunder Force III is a side-scrolling Shooter developed by Technosoft and published by Technosoft in 1990 for Sega Genesis/Mega Drive.

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-09-21Tags: science fiction side-scrolling

Silkworm

Silkworm

Silkworm is a side scrolling shooter arcade, developed by Tecmo and released initially in 1988. In 1989 the game was ported to Amiga, Atari ST, Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum by Random Access.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-07Tags: 2 players arcade co-op helicopter multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a platformer game based on the band The Blues Brothers, created by Titus and released for PC, Amiga, Commodore 64 and Atari ST in 1991, later for NES, SNES and Game Boy.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-19Tags: 2 players basher co-op movies multiplayer platform side-scrolling

Z-Out

Z-Out

Z-Out is a 2D sci-fi shoot 'em up created by Advantec and published by Rainbow Arts in 1990 for Amiga and Atari ST. The game was released as the sequel of X-Out, another horizonta...

Year: 1990 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-08-13Tags: 2 players aliens co-op shoot em up side-scrolling

Myth: History in the Making

Myth: History in the Making

Myth: History in the Making (or simply Myth) is a 2D fantasy action platformer created by the British company System 3, initially for Commodore 64 and ZX Spectrum, in 1989. The gam...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: basher commodore 64 fantasy mythology norse platform side-scrolling

Second Samurai

Second Samurai

Second Samurai is a beat-'em-up for two players developed by Vivid Image and published by Psygnosis in 1993 for the Amiga, with an AGA version released in 1994. It's the sequel to First Samurai, released two years before.

Year: 1993 Genre: Beat-'em-up Updated: 2019-08-01Tags: 2 players aga co-op fantasy martial arts multiplayer side-scrolling

Blood Money

Blood Money

Blood Money is a 2D side-scrolling shoot 'em up created by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis in 1989 for the Amiga, Atari ST and DOS. A Commodore 64 version was also released one year later.

Year: 1989 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: aliens amiga original game arcade multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling