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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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Axe of Rage

DOS19894.2/5 Palace 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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Duke Nukem 2

DOS19934.1/5 Apogee Software
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Double Dragon II: The Revenge

DOS19884.1/5 Technos Japan
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Dangerous Dave: Risky Rescue

DOS1993protected4.1/5 Softdisk Publishing
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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 LucasArts
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Earthworm Jim

DOS1995protected4.1/5 Shiny Entertainment
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Wrath of the Demon

DOS19914.1/5 Abstrax
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Asterix and Obelix

DOS19964.1/5 Infogrames
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Mega Man X4

Windows XP/98/9519984.1/5 Capcom
Mega Man X4 is an abandoned side scrolling action-platform video game that was released for Windows, the Sony PlayStation and Sega Saturn in 1997 and 1998. Mega Man X4 is part of the Mega Man X series, which is a spin-off of the original Mega Man series, and it was developed by Capcom. Mega Man X4 is set in a dystopian future where h...
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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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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.1/5 id software
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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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Superstar Ice Hockey

DOS19874.1/5 DesignStar Consultants
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Guldkorn Expressen

DOS19914.1/5 SilverRock productions
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Altered Beast

DOS19904.1/5 Sega
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Face Off!

DOS19894.1/5 MindSpan
Face Off! is an abandoned hockey sports game developed by MindSpan (known for their Hardball series) and released by Gamestar in 1989 for DOS and also for Commodore 64. Face Off supports multiplayer in competitive or cooperative modes.
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Frankenstein

DOS19944.1/5 Junkyard
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Super Mario Fusion: Revival

Windows2011freewareremake4.1/5
Super Mario Fusion Revival is a fan made game that aims to be some sort of remake of the original Super Mario platformer by Nintendo. Super Mario Fusion Revival was initially released in 2011 as freeware and it was since maintained by the SMFR Team.
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Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 Denton Designs
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Fury of the Furries

DOS19934.1/5 Kalisto Entertainment
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Ardentryst

WindowsLinux20094.1/5
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Doofus

DOS19944.1/5 X-ample Architectures
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Alien Rampage

DOS19964.1/5
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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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Bad Dudes VS Dragon Ninja

DOS1988protected4.1/5 Data East
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Mario and Luigi

DOS2001remake4.1/5