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The best classic and old school Side-scrolling games

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

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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. Programme...

Year: 1990 Genre: Platformer

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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

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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

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The Blues Brothers

The Blues Brothers is a platformer game based on the Blues Brothers band, 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

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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

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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

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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

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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 ...

Year: 1989 Genre: Action

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Shinobi

Shinobi is an arcade game created by SEGA in 1987, ported almost immediately to the Master System and later to many other platforms. In the game, you control a ninja ("shinobi" mea...

Year: 1988 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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Comix Zone

Comix Zone is a beat 'em up game developed and published by Sega in 1995 for the Genesis/Mega Drive. The star of the entry is Sketch Turner, a cartoonist. The writer is working on a new project called "The Comix Zone.

Year: 1995 Genre: Beat-'em-up

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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

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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. The game features parallax scrolling and 3D backgrounds.

Year: 1993 Genre: Platformer

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Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja

Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja ("ikusae genshizin" in the original title) is an arcade created by Data East and released initially in 1991, then ported to several home platforms includin...

Year: 1992 Genre: Platformer

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