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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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Disney's Aladdin

Views: 16,3161994DemoSidescrolling Virgin Interactive
This demo version of the wonderfully animated game based on the 1992 Disney movie Aladdin (sometimes misspelled Alladin) … VIEW

DOOM 2D

Views: 15,0531996FreewareSidescrolling Prikol Software
DISCLAIMER: First of all, if you're looking for the real 3D DOOM game from id Software, the game on this page is not by … VIEW

Doublespyguy

Views: 5,5171990SharewareSidescrolling Jay Carson
DoubleSpyGuy, due to its nature as a text-mode sidescrolling jumping game, features limited graphics, sounds, and … VIEW

Dr. Sleeptite and the Nightmare Factory

Views: 1,2211988SharewareSidescrolling KEF Technologies
The best thing about Dr. Sleeptite and the Nightmare Factory might be its name and bizarre story. It's not a BAD game … VIEW

Dreamworld Adventure

Views: 5,6601995SharewareSidescrolling Future-Fashion
This German platforming game has a simple structure: Collect fruits and other bonuses, avoid enemies, and get to the … VIEW

Duke Nukem

Views: 19,8221991SharewareSidescrolling Apogee Software
One of my all-time favorite action platformers. It just has excellent level design, items, enemies, and interactivity. … VIEW

Duke Nukem II

Views: 15,6151993SharewareSidescrolling Apogee Software
Between the original, classic Duke and the kickass Duke Nukem 3D came the unheralded sequel, Duke II. (Which really … VIEW

Dunjax

Views: 5,0111990SharewareSidescrolling Jeff Mather
Dunjax is not a dungeon-crawling / RPG as you might surmise from its name. Instead it is a side-scrolling run and gun … VIEW

Earthworm Jim 1 & 2: The Whole Can O' Worms

The Earthworm Jim games are gaming classics, most famous on the 16-bit consoles (SNES and Genesis) but the games were … VIEW

Electroman

Views: 6,9431994SharewareSidescrolling xLand GamesEpic Megagames
Originally published in Poland under the name "Electro Body", this is one of the games that Epic Megagames (in their … VIEW

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