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: 2019-10-22Tags: 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: 2020-01-11Tags: arcade genesis original game hand-drawn animations jungle platform side-scrolling

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'N Goblins Remake

Ghosts 'n Goblins Remake is a freeware clone of the 1985 popular side-scrolling platforming game developed by Capcom for arcades..

Year: 2004 Genre: Action Updated: 2016-12-05Tags: clone coin-up conversion dark fantasy freeware horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

Disney's Tarzan

Disney's Tarzan

Disney's Tarzan (also known as Tarzan Action Game) is a platformer created by Eurocom Developments and published by Disney in 1999 for Playstation and Windows. It was also ported to Nintendo 64.

Year: 1999 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-12-04Tags: 2.5d jungle licensed movies nature polygons side-scrolling

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

Rygar: The Legendary Warrior

Rygar: The Legendary Warrior

Rygar: Legendary warrior is an arcade platform action game created by Tecmo in 1986 and ported to several platforms, including C64, ZX Spectrum, and Sega Master System. In 2019, Graeme Cowie created an Amiga AGA version.

Year: 2019 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-03-13Tags: aga coin-up conversion fantasy freeware hack and slash platform public domain side-scrolling

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game

Batman: The Video Game is a platformer created by Sunsoft for the NES in 1989, right after the Batman movie by Tim Burton. It should not be confused with the Batman videogame crea...

Year: 1989 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-11Tags: licensed movies nes original game side-scrolling superhero

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps

Contra: Hard Corps, also known as Probotector, is a shoot 'em-up created by Konami and published in 1994 for the Sega Genesis / Mega Drive. The Contra series started as an arcade ...

Year: 1994 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-11-26Tags: 2 players co-op platform run and gun science fiction side-scrolling

Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim

Earthworm Jim is a 2D shooter/platformer created by Shiny Entertainment originally for the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis and published in 1994. The game design and the creation of the c...

Year: 1994 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: comedy genesis original game hand-drawn animations platform run and gun side-scrolling

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts

Ghouls 'N Ghosts, aka Daimakaimura (Great Demon World Village), is a famous arcade created by Capcom as a sequel to Ghosts 'n Goblins. It was initially released in 1988. It was ported to many home platforms, computers, and consoles.

Year: 1989 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-02-06Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror side-scrolling vampires wizards and witches

Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun

Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun

Tin Toy Adventure in the House of Fun is a 2D platformer developed by Adrian Cumming and published by Mutation for the Amiga in 1996. Cumming, a former Core Design artist and deve...

Year: 1996 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-03-11Tags: aga amiga original game cartoon fantasy parallax scrolling 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: 2019-10-22Tags: platform science fiction 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

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