The best classic and old school Side-scrolling games

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

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

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: 2019-10-22Tags: mutants platform run and gun science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

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

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

James Pond: Underwater Agent

James Pond: Underwater Agent

James Pond: Underwater Agent is a side-scrolling platform game developed by Vectordean and published by Millennium Interactive in 1990 initially for the Amiga, the later ported to Atari ST, Sega Mega Drive and other platforms.

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-17Tags: amiga original game espionage jumper platform side-scrolling spy

Walker

Walker

Walker is a sci-fi horizontal shooter created by DMA Design and published by Psygnosis for Amiga in 1993..

Year: 1993 Genre: Shooter Updated: 2019-10-24Tags: cyborgs mecha science fiction side-scrolling walkabout

Lionheart

Lionheart

Lionheart is a side scrolling hack'n'slash action platformer created by Thalion Software for the Amiga only. It was published in January 1993 and received many positive reviews. T...

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-07-16Tags: amiga original game basher fantasy hack and slash platform 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

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: 2019-07-17Tags: arcade disaster platform shoot em up 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: 2 players aliens amiga original game arcade multiplayer science fiction shoot em up side-scrolling

Manic Miner

Manic Miner

Manic Miner is a platform game originally created for the ZX Spectrum by Matthew Smith and released by Software Projects in 1983. The game was ported to many platforms in the follo...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-20Tags: navigator platform side-scrolling zx spectrum

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

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves the Prince

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves the Prince

Jill of the Jungle: Jill Saves the Prince is the third chapter of the trilogy of platform games released in 1992 by Epic MegaGames.

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2019-10-22Tags: arcade platform shareware side-scrolling