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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.

Most popular side-scroller games

Mega Man X4
shooterWindows XP/98/95
Super Mariio Bros
actionDOS
The Lion King
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Caveman Ugh-Lympics

DOS19894.5/5 Dynamix
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Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.4/5 Taito
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Joe and Mac Cavemen Ninja

DOS19914.4/5 Data East
Joe & Mac: Caveman Ninja is a side-scrolling platformer video game developed and released by Data East in 1991. Known as "Joe & Mac" in North America and "Caveman Ninja" in other regions, the game gained popularity for its humorous take on prehistoric themes, cooperative gameplay, and challenging levels.The game is set in a colorful and car...
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Earthworm Jim 2

DOS1996protected4.4/5 Shiny Entertainment
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.3/5 Apogee Software
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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.3/5 Apogee Software
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Les Aventures de Moktar - Vol 1: La Zoubida

DOS19914.3/5 Titus Interactive
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Super Solvers: Spellbound!

DOS19914.3/5 The Learning Company
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Pray for Death

DOS1996protected4.2/5 Light Shock Software
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Gods

DOS19914.2/5 Bitmap Brothers
Gods is a video game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and initially released in 1991. It is a platformer that combines action and puzzle-solving elements. The game was originally released for various platforms, including the Commodore Amiga, Atari ST, and MS-DOS.In Gods, players control a hero navigating through a series of levels filled with enemi...
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Moon Patrol

DOS19834.2/5 Irem Software Engineering
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Lucky Luke

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Infogrames
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Disney's Aladdin

DOS19944.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Prince of Persia

DOSMac19904.2/5 Broderbund
Prince of Persia is an abandoned DOS platform game set in Middle East, developed and released by Broderbund in 1990. Designer Jordan Mechner created a game that made a lasting impression of gamers thanks to a clever use of a tecnique called rotoscoping which makes the animation of the protagonist very realistic.
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Disney's The Jungle Book

DOSWindows XP/98/951995protected4.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Brutal Sports Football

DOS19934.2/5 Teque
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The Smurfs

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Infogrames
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The Lost Vikings

DOS19934.2/5 Silicon & Synapse
The Lost Vikings is an old DOS platform-puzzle game, developed by Silicon & Synapse and published by Interplay Productions in 1993. In The Lost Vikings you have to solve puzzles by controlling three characters (glorious vikings!), each with a single skill of its own.
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Super Mariio Bros

DOS1994remake4.2/5
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Defender

DOS19834.2/5 Williams Entertainment
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In The Hunt

Windows XP/98/9519934.2/5 Irem Software Engineering
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The Blues Brothers

DOS19914.2/5 Titus Interactive
The Blues Brothers is a platformer that follows the adventures of Jake and Elwood Blues as they try to put their band back together. The player controls one of the Blues Brothers through various levels, each filled with obstacles, enemies, and puzzles. The ultimate goal is to collect musical notes and instruments to assemble the band. develope...
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Hocus Pocus

DOS1994protected4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Double Dragon 3: The Rosetta Stone

DOS19924.2/5 East Technology Corp.
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Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs

DOS19894.2/5 Electronic Arts
Lakers vs. Celtics and the NBA Playoffs is an abandoned action sports basketball game. It was developed and released by Electronic Arts in 1989 for DOS. Lakers versus Celtics features 1988-1989 NBA teams and some of the NBA all-time star players. It can be played in single-player mode or by 2 players on the same screen.
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Oliver & Company

DOS19894.2/5 Coktel Vision
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 Sega
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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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Duke Nukem 2

DOS19934.2/5 Apogee Software
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Commander Keen 3: Keen Must Die!

DOS1990protected4.2/5 id software