The best classic and old school Side-scrolling games

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: 2019-10-22Tags: platform science fiction 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

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

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

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins

Ghosts 'N Goblins for the Amiga was released by Elite in 1990, several years after the original Capcom coin-up. Actually, it was released a few months after the release of the sequel, Ghouls 'N' Ghosts, by US Gold.

Year: 1990 Genre: Action Updated: 2020-01-18Tags: coin-up conversion dark fantasy horror platform side-scrolling sword and sorcery

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

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

Magic Pockets

Magic Pockets

Magic Pockets is a platformer created by The Bitmap Brothers and published for Atari ST and Amiga in 1991 by Renegade Software. It was also ported to PC, Acorn 32-bit, Genesis/Mega Drive and other platforms.

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-12Tags: basher platform side-scrolling

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

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

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½

Rick Dangerous II½ is an exclusive level of the Amiga platformer Rick Dangerous by Core Design, released as coverdisk of The One Magazine in 1991..

Year: 1991 Genre: Platformer Updated: 2020-01-12Tags: aliens amiga original game coverdisk freeware puzzle-solving side-scrolling single screen

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

Jill Of The Jungle

Jill Of The Jungle

Jill of the Jungle is the first episode of a shareware series developed by Epic MegaGames. The game is a platform sidescroller where the main character is an Amazon woman.

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