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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
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Super Mariio Bros
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Mega Man
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Caveman Ugh-Lympics

DOS19894.5/5 Dynamix
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Earthworm Jim 2

DOS1996protected4.4/5 Shiny Entertainment
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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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Darius Gaiden

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Taito
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Joe and Mac Cavemen Ninja

DOS19914.2/5 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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Moon Patrol

DOS19834.2/5 Irem Software Engineering
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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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Disney's Aladdin

DOS19944.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Prince of Persia

DOSMac OS19904.2/5 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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Brutal Sports Football

DOS19934.2/5 Teque
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Defender

DOS19834.2/5 Williams Entertainment
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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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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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Face Off!

DOS19894.2/5 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

DOS19944.2/5 Junkyard
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Golden Axe

DOS19914.2/5 Sega
Golden Axe is a classic arcade game developed by Sega and released in 1989. It's a side-scrolling beat 'em up game set in a fantasy world where players choose one of three characters: a barbarian, a dwarf, or an amazon, each with their own strengths and abilities.The game follows the quest of these heroes to rescue the King and Princess of Yuria fr...
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Lucky Luke

Windows XP/98/9519974.2/5 Infogrames
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Bio Menace Episode 2: The Hidden Lab

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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The Smurfs

DOSWindows XP/98/9519964.2/5 Infogrames
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Duke Nukem 2

DOS19934.2/5 Apogee Software
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Bio Menace Episode 3: Master Cain

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Apogee Software
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Oliver & Company

DOS19894.2/5 Coktel Vision
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Asterix and Obelix

DOS19964.2/5 Infogrames
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Mega Man X4

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 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...