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The best side-scroller games

A side-scroller (or horizontal scrolling) is a video game in which the action is shown in a side perspective and the environment scrolls mainly on an horizontal axis. Characters usually have to move from the left to the right side of the screen to go on in the game.
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Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars

DOS19904.2/5 id software
Commander Keen 1: Marooned on Mars is a platform video game developed by id Software and published by Apogee Software in 1990 as shareware for MS-DOS. The game follows the adventures of an eight-year-old genius named Billy Blaze, who uses his homemade spaceship to travel to various alien planets to save the Earth from alien invaders known as V...
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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 id software
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Titus the Fox

DOS1992protected4.2/5 Titus Interactive
Titus the Fox is a DOS horizontal scrolling platform game developed by Titus Interactive in 1992. As Titus, you have to advance through 15 levels to rescue your beloved Suzy who has been kidnapped. The player can interact with objects by throwing them at foes, or jumping higher. There are bosses at the end of each level and secret rooms spread acro...
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Earthworm Jim

DOS1995protected4.2/5 Shiny Entertainment
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Wrath of the Demon

DOS19914.2/5 Abstrax
Wrath of the Demon is a fantasy action-adventure game developed by the Canadian company Abstrax and published by ReadySoft. The game was released in 1991 for the Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS platforms, with a later release for the Commodore 64 in 1992. The game is set in a dark fantasy world where players take on the role of a hero on a quest t...
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Disney's The Jungle Book

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.2/5 Technos Japan
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Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs

DOS19894.1/5 Electronic Arts
Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs is a classic abandoned action sports basketball video game. Developed and published by Electronic Arts, it was released in 1989 for the Sega Genesis (also known as Mega Drive) and DOS. This game holds the distinction of being one of the first basketball video games to feature real NBA teams and players, offer...
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Dangerous Dave: Risky Rescue

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Body Blows

DOS19934.1/5 Team 17
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Prince of Persia 2: The Shadow and the Flame

DOSMac OS19934.1/5 Broderbund
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Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 Denton Designs
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Superstar Ice Hockey

DOS19874.1/5 DesignStar Consultants
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Duke Nukem

DOS19914.1/5 Apogee Software
Duke Nukem 1 was released in 1991 by Apogee Software for MS-DOS, and it marked the beginning of the Duke Nukem franchise. Duke Nukem is a side-scrolling action platformer game with a sci-fi theme. In this original game, players control Duke Nukem, a muscular action hero tasked with saving the world from the evil Dr. Proton. Dr. Proton has taken con...
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Altered Beast

DOS19904.1/5 Sega
Altered Beast is a classic side-scrolling beat 'em up arcade game developed and published by Sega. It was originally released in arcades in 1988 and later ported to various home consoles, including the Sega Mega Drive/Genesis.Players control a resurrected centurion who battles through five levels filled with undead creatures and other mythical beas...
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Guldkorn Expressen

DOS19914.1/5 SilverRock productions
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Dangerous Dave in the Haunted Mansion

DOS1991protected4.1/5 id software
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Doofus

DOS19944.1/5 X-ample Architectures
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Cool Spot

DOS19944.1/5 Virgin Interactive
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Time Slaughter

DOS1996freeware4.1/5 Bloodlust Software
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Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure

Windows XP/98/9519954.1/5 Activision
Pitfall: The Mayan Adventure is a platform video game that was originally released in 1994. It is a sequel to the classic 1982 game Pitfall! but features updated graphics and gameplay mechanics. The game was developed by Activision and initially released for various platforms, including PC, the Sega Genesis, Super Nintendo Entertainment System (SNE...
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Ghosts 'n Goblins remake

Windows2004freewareremake4.1/5
Ghosts 'n Goblins is an iconic arcade game developed by Capcom, first released in 1985. It’s widely remembered for its challenging gameplay and its distinct horror-fantasy aesthetic. This is a faithful remake.In Ghosts 'n Goblins, players assume the role of Sir Arthur, a brave knight on a perilous quest to rescue Princess Prin-Prin, who has b...
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Ardentryst

WindowsLinux20094.1/5
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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 LucasArts
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Karateka

DOS19864.1/5 Broderbund
Karateka is a martial arts themed action / fighting game released by Broderbund in 1986 for DOS. Karateka is the first game designed by Jordan Mechner, the father of the Prince of Persia franchise. Karateka was also published for Amstrad CPC, Apple II, Atari ST, C64, MSX, NES, ZX Spectrum.
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Wings of Fury

DOS19894.1/5 Broderbund