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The most popular 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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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Goody

DOS19873.5/5 Opera Soft
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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 id software
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Dark Ages Volume I - Prince of Destiny

DOS1991freeware4/5 Scenerio Software
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The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure

DOS19933.8/5 Titus Interactive
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Jill of the Jungle 3: Jill Saves the Prince

DOS19923.8/5 Epic MegaGames
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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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Thexder

DOS19873.6/5 Game Arts
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Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine

DOS1991protected4/5 id software
Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is a science fiction action oriented platform game designed by Tom Hall, developed by id Software and released by Apogee Software in 1991 for DOS only. Commander Keen 5: The Armageddon Machine is part of the Commander Keen game series, specifically it's the second episode of Commander Keen in Goodbye, Galaxy.
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First Samurai

DOS19923.9/5 Vivid Image
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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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Dizzy: Prince of the Yolkfolk

DOS19934.2/5 Codemasters
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Nicky Boom

DOS19924/5 Microids
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Night Hunter

DOS19883.8/5 UBI Soft
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Stormlord

DOS19893.9/5 Hewson Consultants
Stormlord is an abandoned DOS platform game set in a fantasy world, developed and published by Hewson Consultants in 1989 and designed by Raffaele Cecco. There was some controversy about the scantily clothed fairies in the game.
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Dark Ages Volume III - Dungeons of Doom

DOS1991freeware3.9/5 Scenerio Software
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Eye of Horus

DOS19894.1/5 Denton Designs
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Bomb Jack

DOS19844.3/5 Tecmo
Bomb Jack is a classic arcade platform game developed and published by Tecmo in 1984. The goal of the game is to collect bombs while avoiding enemies; the whole game takes place in a fixed screen. Bomb Jack for DOS is a conversion from the arcade original version. The arcade and the conversions were a huge commercial success.
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Antarctic Adventure

DOS19863.6/5 Konami
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Secret Agent

DOS1992protected3.9/5 Apogee Software
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Manic Miner remake

DOS1997remake3.8/5
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Zool 2

DOS19943.7/5 Gremlin Graphics / Gremlin Interactive
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Gateworld

DOS19933.1/5 HomeBrew Software
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Airball

DOS19873.5/5 MicroDeal
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Rick Dangerous 2

DOS19904.2/5 Core Design
Rick Dangerous 2 is a clear example of a sequel done right. Developed by Core Design and released in 1990 on a plethora of platforms, Rick Dangerous 2 is a classic platform game with a (linear) story. The first levels can be played in any order: an ice cave, Hyde Park in London, a forest and the atomic mud mines. The fifth level will become availab...
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Cosmo's Cosmic Adventures

DOS1992protected4.1/5 Apogee Software
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Horror Zombies from the Crypt

DOS19903.8/5 Astral Software
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Disney's The Jungle Book

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Bionic Commando

DOS19883.3/5 Capcom
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Tom and Jerry

DOS19934.2/5