Category description: Today more often referred to as a "platformer" or "platform game", Super Mario inspired countless other games where the primary mechanic involves running, jumping, and sometimes even flying around the levels. Commander Keen, the unofficial mascot of the site, was an early example on the PC.
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Abmis the Lion

Views: 19,1501996SharewareSidescrolling Button Software
Abmis the Lion is a rather strange sidescrolling/jumping game that stars ... um, a lion. Named Abmis. Who woulda thunk … VIEW

Adventures of Dianalee in the Lost Temple of the Aztecs, The

Views: 18,7931994SharewareSidescrolling Menlor Inc.
The extravagantly named "Adventures of Dianalee in the Lost Temple of the Aztecs" (the protagonist being named after the … VIEW

Aldo 1: Aldo's Adventure

Views: 28,3771987SharewareSidescrolling David and Benjamin Ibach
Aldo bears a striking resemblence to Mario in this EGA ladder-climbing and jumping game that looks suspiciously similar … VIEW

Aldo 2: Aldo Again

Views: 15,3511989SharewareSidescrolling David and Benjamin Ibach
Aldo Again is the sequel to Aldo's Adventure, which is itself a clone / extension of Nintendo's Donkey Kong game. The … VIEW

Aldo 3: Aldo's Assault

Views: 14,2341991SharewareSidescrolling David and Benjamin Ibach
Part 3 of the Aldo series of games. All of the Aldo games play similarly to the classic Donkey Kong games from Nintendo. … VIEW

Alien Carnage

Also known as "Halloween Harry" (not sure why the name change occurred) this is one of the lesser-known titles from … VIEW

Alien Rampage

Views: 30,6161996Shareware (Full version available)Sidescrolling Inner Circle CreationsSoftdisk Publishing
Alien Rampage has no connection to either the "Alien(s)" nor the "Rampage" franchises. It's a great looking 2D platform … VIEW

Amazing Learning Games With Rayman

Views: 23,9081996DemoSidescrolling Ubisoft
Amazing Learning Games With Rayman (aka Rayman Junior in the UK, or Rayman Brain Games on the PS1) is a Rayman game with … VIEW

Antman

Views: 2,9791997FreewareSidescrolling Chris Jones
Antman is a simple single-screen platforming game where the object is to kill all of the ants on the level and escape … VIEW

Arctic Adventure

Views: 19,4851991Full versionSidescrolling Apogee Software
If you've played the classic Pharaoh's Tomb game, you'll be right at home in Arctic Adventure. The unofficial sequel to … VIEW

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