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The best platform games

Platform games, also known as platformers, are a genre of video games characterized by gameplay focused on navigating a protagonist through a series of platforms and obstacles within a 2D or 3D environment. The main objective in platform games is to progress through levels, often reaching the end or completing specific objectives.

In platform games, players typically control a character who possesses the ability to jump or perform other acrobatic moves. These movements allow the character to traverse platforms, avoid obstacles, and defeat enemies or overcome challenges.

The genre originated in the early days of video gaming, with iconic titles like "Super Mario Bros" and "Donkey Kong" shaping the foundation of platformers. The success of these games led to the growth and diversification of the genre, resulting in a wide range of platform games with unique gameplay mechanics, art styles, and level designs.

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Secret Agent

DOS1992protected3.9/5 Apogee Software
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Dizzy

DOS19873.9/5 Codemasters
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First Samurai

DOS19923.9/5 Vivid Image
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Mega Man

DOS19903.9/5 Capcom
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Magicland Dizzy

DOS19933.9/5 Codemasters
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Sleepwalker

DOS1993protected3.9/5 CTA Developments
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Indiana Jones and the Last Crusade: the Action Game

DOS19893.9/5 Tiertex Design Studios
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The Cool Croc Twins

DOS19923.9/5 Arcade Masters
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The Amazing Spider-Man

DOS19903.9/5 Oxford Digital Enterprises
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The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure

DOS19933.8/5 Titus Interactive
The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure is a video game developed by Titus Interactive and released in 1993. It is a sequel to the original The Blues Brothers game, which was based on the popular 1980 film of the same name. The game was available on several platforms, including the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, and PC. The gam...
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Aldo Again

DOS1989remake3.8/5
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Aldo's Adventure

DOS1987remake3.8/5
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Jill of the Jungle 3: Jill Saves the Prince

DOS19923.8/5 Epic MegaGames
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Lone Wolf: The Mirror of Death

DOS19913.8/5 Mr. Micro
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Mario Bros VGA

DOS1990remake3.8/5
Mario Bros VGA is a fan made remake of the original Mario Bros by Nintendo, the game that popularized the character of Mario, the Italian plumber that first appeared in Donkey Kong. Mario Bros VGA is a fixed-screen platform arcade game that truly shines when played in co-op with a friend.
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Satan

DOS19893.8/5 Dinamic Multimedia
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Seymour Goes to Hollywood

DOS19933.8/5 The Big Red Software Company
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Superfrog

DOS1994protected3.8/5 Team 17
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Pac-in-Time

DOS19933.8/5 Kalisto Entertainment
Pac-in-Time is an abandoned action side-scrolling platformer game developed by Kalisto Entertainment and released by Mindscape in 1993 for DOS. Pac-in-time was but also published for other platforms such as Amiga, Game Boy, Mac, SNES. Pac-in-Time is essentially Fury of the Furries reskinned with Pac-Man as the main character.
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Night Hunter

DOS19883.8/5 UBI Soft
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Jazz Jackrabbit

DOS1994protected3.8/5 Epic MegaGames
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Vynil Goddess from Mars

DOS19953.8/5 Six Pound Sledge Studios
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Dark Castle

DOS19873.8/5 Silicon Beach Software
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Krusty's Super Funhouse

DOS19933.8/5 Audiogenic
Krusty's Super Funhouse is an abandoned action game developed by Audiogenic and released by Acclaim Entertainment in 1993 for DOS and for many other platforms, both consoles and home computers. Krusty's Super Funhouse is based on the popular character from The Simpson animated TV series.
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Horror Zombies from the Crypt

DOS19903.8/5 Astral Software
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Luigi and Spaghetti

DOS19923.8/5 Topo Soft
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Manic Miner remake

DOS1997remake3.8/5
Manic Miner is a quintessential platformer game that emerged in the early 1980s, developed by Matthew Smith for the ZX Spectrum. It stands as a hallmark of the 8-bit gaming era, celebrated for its innovative design and enduring charm. This is a quite faithful remake.In Manic Miner, you guide Miner Willy through a series of twenty treacherous cavern...
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Williams Arcade Classics

DOS19953.8/5 Digital Eclipse Software
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Zool 2

DOS19943.7/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
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Below The Root

DOS19843.7/5 Dale Disharoon, Inc.
Below the root is an atipycal early 2 dimensional adventure game based on the Zilpha Keatley Snyder novels: the Green Sky Trilogy. The player can choose one of many characters, each with different skills and embark in a quest to eliminate the distrust between two races: the Erdling and the Kindar.