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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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Heros: The Sanguine Seven

Views: 4,1901993FreewareSidescrolling Jeffrey Fullerton
Yup, that's "Heros", not "Heroes" ... the full title is sometimes also written "Heros, A Super Hero Platform Game." … VIEW

Hocus Pocus

Simply a great platform game. Similar to Clyde's Adventure and Clyde's Revenge (also developed by Moonlite Software) but … VIEW

Hubie

Views: 3,6891996SharewareSidescrolling Serendipity Software
Hubie is not a well known game, but it probably should be. The game (slickly presented with smooth animations and sound … VIEW

Inner Worlds

Views: 6,1321996Full versionSidescrolling Sleepless Software
An enchanting fantasy-themed platform game that few have likely heard of, Inner Worlds features great graphics, sound, … VIEW

International Ninja Rabbits

International Ninja Rabbits (now in Japan!) is a game that sounds and looks more fun than it actually is, but it's an … VIEW

Iron Blood

Iron Blood (aka Interrupt in Korea) is a professionally produced platforming game (say that three times fast) released … VIEW

Jack Flash: Mutiny of the Things

Jack Flash seems inspired by the great platforming games made by companies like Apogee and Epic in the early 90's. It … VIEW

Jason Jupiter, Star Cadet

Views: 3,0381989FreewareSidescrolling Neil A. Drage
Jason Jupiter, Star Cadet is a platforming game utilizing text-mode (ASCII) characters for its "graphics". That means … VIEW

Jasper's Journeys

Views: 3,8491997SharewareSidescrolling PabaGames
This one surprised me ... it's a VERY good looking jumping game, with great sound effects and animation. You play an … VIEW

Jazz Jackrabbit

Views: 11,0521992SharewareSidescrolling Epic Megagames
A pretty cool platform game that tries to borrow from Sonic the Hedgehog, with mixed results. It actually plays a bit … VIEW

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