2D Platformer Games

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Sega Genesis

Jewel Master

Jewel Master Game
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  • Gods
    Gods As Hercules, step forward to fight for immortality by pushing your intellect to its limits. Explore magnificent...
  • Warlock
    Warlock Based on the motion picture Warlock, you must fight your way through levels full of strange monsters. There are many...
Capture the rings of Earth, Wind, Fire and Water. Each ring holds an elemental magic. Combine the rings to attain many mystical weapons.
Sega Genesis

Rocket Knight Adventures

Rocket Knight Adventures Game
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  • Contra - Hard Corps
    Contra - Hard Corps Hard Corps plays fast and furiously and is just as beautiful as any other Genesis game ever created.
  • Hook
He's courageous! He's clever! He's one good lookin' opossum. It's Sparkster the Rocket Knight, the heroic jet pack jockey with warp speed, quick wits and pumped up personality.
Sega Genesis

Chakan The Forever Man

Chakan The Forever Man Game
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  • Gods
    Gods As Hercules, step forward to fight for immortality by pushing your intellect to its limits. Explore magnificent...
  • Strider
The game follows the tale of Chakan, a warrior who was so confident in his martial abilities that he declared even Death couldn't best him in battle.
Sega Genesis

Wiz 'n' Liz

Wiz 'n' Liz Game
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Wiz'n'Liz is a humorous, cutesy platform game mainly notable for its almost complete lack of violence. Except for the end-of-level bosses, there are no enemies or other dangers in the entire game.
Sega Genesis SNES

Out of this World

Out of this World Game
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  • Alien 3
    Alien 3 You play as Ripley. You must find and free all the captives hidden around the levels while avoiding the nasty Alien...
  • Stargate
    Stargate Travel through the StarGate to a new intergalactic dimension of non-stop action, danger and adventure! Face a hostile...
Out of this World is an adventure game, where the adventuring element is concealed behind what looks like a typical platform shooter.
Sega Genesis

Bubba N Stix

Bubba N Stix Game
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  • Boogerman
    Boogerman Take control of the slightly slimy hero as he tries to thwart the nefarious Booger Meister and his plans for world...
  • Psycho Fox
Bubba N Stix is a action strategy game. You control Bubba, a long necked redneck, equipped with his weapon-like pal Stix, a small fella who acts like a cross between a billy club and a boomerang when held in Bubba's hands.
Sega Genesis


Gargoyles Game
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  • Aladdin
  • Demon's Crest
    Demon's Crest Published and released by Capcom in 1994, this adventure game is part of the Gargoyle’s Quest sub-series of the...
Travel through 1,000 years of time in Goliath's quest to destroy this evil artifact once and for all.
Sega Genesis

Blades of Vengeance

Blades of Vengeance Game
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  • El Viento
    El Viento El-Viento is a difficult game, but as Annet you are equipped with the skill, the magic, the weaponry, and the agility...
  • Golden Axe 3
    Golden Axe 3 The once-peaceful kingdom so familiar to fans of the original Golden Axe is under threat once again. The Prince of...
It's a side scrolling fantasy action game where players can choose from three different character classes: huntress, warrior, and sorcerer.
Sega Genesis SNES


Sparkster Game
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He's back, and he's one oppumped-up opposum! SPARKSTER is jet-packin' into action as the toughest Rocket Knight to ever swing a sword.


I must say from the outset that I approached this game with more than a little skepticism, because I have never been a fan of 2D side-scrolling platform "run-jump-and-shoot" games.

Felix the Cat

In Felix the Cat for the NES, Hudson Soft dips into Felix's bag and comes up with magic. This side-scrolling action game is superb!


Take control of the slightly slimy hero as he tries to thwart the nefarious Booger Meister and his plans for world domination.
Sega Genesis SNES

Oddworld Abes Exoddus

It's an odd, Oddworld once again.

JuJu Densetsu

Go Ape WIth Toki! Dr. Stark, the evil genetic engineer, kidnaps your girlfriend then turns you into an ape. You've got to find her before it's too late. Open your mouth and let it fly! Scorch Stark's weird hordes with fireballs and laser blasts. Sl..
Sega Genesis


Goofy plot aside, Tomba is a sidescrolling platform game that meshes 2-D and 3-D graphics together in a slick, colorful package.

Rolo to the Rescue

Rolo to the Rescue is a side-scrolling platformer with a saccharine story line and cute characters that belie its fairly deep, thoughtful gameplay.
Sega Genesis

Bonanza Brothers

As either Mobo or Robo, you must collect all the treasures before leaving the ten buildings, and shoot any security guards that get in your way.
Sega Genesis Sega Master System

Demon's Crest

Published and released by Capcom in 1994, this adventure game is part of the Gargoyle’s Quest sub-series of the Ghosts ‘n Goblins franchise.

Beavis and Butt-head

Based on the successful cartoon “Beavis and Butthead”, the game is very faithful to the series.
Sega Genesis

Yo! Noid

The infamous pizza-saboteur is about to become the Big Apple's newest hero.

Ferias Frustradas do Pica-Pau

Ferias Frustradas do Pica Pau is an Adventure game, developed and published by Tec Toy, which was released in South America in 1995.
Sega Genesis


Astyanax is an adventure game for the Nintendo Entertainment System released in Japan in 1989 and elsewhere in 1990.

Bible Adventures

Three games in one cartridge! NOAH'S ARK: Help Noah fill the ark with animals before the big flood arrives. SAVE BABY MOSES: It's you against Pharaoh's soldiers as you try to carry baby Moses safely down the Nila River. DAVID & GOLIATH: Play young ..
Sega Genesis NES

Captain Planet and the Planeteers

Fight real ecological threats through nine levels of deadly pollution. Five eco-heroes summon Earth, Fire, Wind, Water and Heart to defend our planet from destruction! With magic energy, they combine forces to summon Captain Planet, the champion cr..
Sega Genesis NES

Super Alfred Chicken

The player takes the role of a chicken named Alfred who must find his way through bizarre levels full of balloons, telephones, cheese and other strange elements.

Tempo 32X

Tempo is a grasshopper who lives on Planet Rythmia, the world of music. Unfortunately, the malevolent King Dirge is trying to steal all the rhythm from the planet. It's unclear as to how a creature with no appreciation for music became King, but it..
Sega Genesis

Decap Attack

Decap Attack is a platformer game featuring seven three-stage levels with names such as Armington, Abdomainland and Eyeland.
Sega Genesis

Eek! The Cat

One hundred percent more interactive than jus watching the cartoon and equally as Looney, this SNES game presents amusing situations and wacked out fun story line.


Iznogoud from Microids combines all of the fun elements of an action game.


Wardner is a 2D Platformer game, developed by Dragnet and published by Mentrix Software, Inc., which was released in 1991.
Sega Genesis

Baby's Day Out

You are the guardian angel of a baby who is the target of some rather moronic would-be kidnappers. Help him escape by guiding him through all sorts of platform puzzles.
Sega Genesis

Cloning Clyde

It has been well documented how much of a surprise the Xbox Live Arcade has been to Xbox 360 owners.

G.I. Joe: The Atlantis Factor

General Hawk and the entire G.I. Joe team are back in action against the Cobra Commander.

High Seas Havoc

There is nothing wrong with the game Havoc. You kill enemies by jumping on them, like other blue platform characters.
Sega Genesis

Risky Woods

Prepare to risk it all! The ancient monks who preserve the wisdom of the Lost Lands have been frozen in stone. Young Rohan must plunge into the Risky Woods to release them. Only then can wisdom triumph once again! Battle your way through Risky Wood..
Sega Genesis

Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel

Zero the Kamikaze Squirrel is a 2D Platformer game, developed by Iguana Entertainment and published by SunSoft, which was released in 1994.
Sega Genesis SNES

Zool 2

Zool is an interesting ninja creature who roams around trying to rescue the world from Krool's Mental Block creature.

Berenstain Bears' Camping Adventures

A bear family – Father Bear, Mother Bear, Sister Bear, and Brother Bear – decide to go camping to the nearby forest. While they sit by the fire, the two cubs decide to explore the area.
Sega Genesis


This is an unpretentious arcade. We go on the campaign against dark power.
Sega Genesis

Earnest Evans

An Indiana Jones inspired side scroller about a daring adventurer looking for fame and treasure amid the ruins of a lost city deep in the South American jungles.
Sega Genesis


Grab your trusty battle axe and head into battle!
Sega Master System

Strider Returns: Journey from Darkness

Journey from Darkness: Strider Returns is a 2D Platformer game, developed by Tiertex Design Studios and published by U.S. Gold, which was released in 1992.
Sega Genesis

Valis 2

After the destruction of the Rogueless King, Yuko has returned to the World of Reality.

Wendy: Every Witch Way

We all know of Casper the Friendly Ghost. Some of us may even remember some other HarveyToon characters such as Baby Huey, Little Dot, and who could forget Wendy the Witch?

We're Back!: A Dinosaur Story

Run and jump through a variety of levels and defeat Dr. Screweyes. The game has every second level as a platform game where you go through obstacles to get to the end of the level, and every other level is a 3D level.

Wild Woody

Wild Woody, eh? Aside from the school kids having a heyday with that on the playground.

Wonder Dog

Wonder Dog is not your ordinary pooch from outer space.


In the far distant future, the planet Earth has been devastated by nuclear war. Only five islands, the nation of Xexyz, remain.

Attack of the Killer Tomatoes

This title is based on the sizzling Saturday morning cartoon.

Bee 52

The player controls Bee 52, a honeybee with large eyes and a fly-like sucker for a mouth, through which it can spit projectiles at enemies.

Big Nose Freaks Out

In this dub-banging, action/adventure game, Bignose (Camerica's answer to Bonk) has to round up Leroy, the varmint who's swiped the nose-man's rather hefty deposit from the local Savings and Bones bank.

Bonk's Revenge

The big butt-head is back, and he isn't taking any crap. Bonk makes a gallant return to everybody's favorite Game Boy.

El Viento

El-Viento is a difficult game, but as Annet you are equipped with the skill, the magic, the weaponry, and the agility to progress to the next level and the next, ultimately running the Hastur group out of town for good.
Sega Genesis

Frantic Flea

Quite fun and addictive platformer action game.

Generations Lost

In an epic journey of discovery, exploration, and self-realization, you must make your way through six sectors of the world, searching for answers, and getting in some fighting along the way, too.
Sega Genesis

Jelly Boy

SmartBall lives up to its American title by forcing players to strategize as they go about maneuvering the pliable, blob-like character through the game's 16 levels of play.
Sega Genesis

Jetsons: The Invasion of the Planet Pirates

Platformer action game based on TV series of Jetsons.

Lester the Unlikely

The game has a unique engine in which the protagonist, Lester, is easily frightened early in the game and will act reluctantly when faced with animals, heights, etc.

Low G Man

The year is 2284 and humans have perfected the use of anti-gravity and hyper-space travel.


Mappy, who is a policemouse, has been preparing all kinds of wonderful birthday presents for his girlfriend, Mapico.

Mohawk and Headphone Jack

Mohawk & Headphone Jack is a 1995 2D rotational game released for the Super Nintendo Entertainment System.

Dragon's Curse

First NEC brought out their NES Zelda clone - Neutopia

Family Dog

Family Dog is the story of an average suburban family, the Binfords, as told through the eyes of their dog.

First Samurai

The First Samurai is a platform game that involves the player on a quest as the first samurai in the history of ancient Japan to survive in a world of evil and rival swordsmen.