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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.

Most popular platform games

Mega Man X4
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Alley Cat
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Super Mariio Bros
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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...
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Alley Cat

DOS19844.3/5 Synapse Software
Alley Cat is a platform game released by Synapse Software in 1984. In Alley Cat, the player controls a cat named Freddy, who navigates an alley and various apartments in search of food and adventure. Freddy earns points by completing tasks in the apartment screens. The ultimate goal is to reach and successfully court the female cat, Felic...
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Super Mariio Bros

DOS1994remake4.2/5
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The Lion King

DOS19944.1/5 Westwood Studios
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Mega Man

DOS19903.9/5 Capcom
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Mega Man X3

Windows XP/98/9519984.2/5 Capcom
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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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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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Disney's Aladdin

DOS19944.2/5 Virgin Interactive
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Asterix and Obelix

DOS19964.2/5 Infogrames
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The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure

DOS19933.8/5 Titus Interactive
The Blues Brothers 2: Jukebox Adventure is a video game developed by Titus Interactive and released in 1993. It is a sequel to the original The Blues Brothers game, which was based on the popular 1980 film of the same name. The game was available on several platforms, including the Super Nintendo Entertainment System, Game Boy, and PC. The gam...
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Hercules

Windows XP/98/951997protected3.9/5 Eurocom Developments
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Jill of the Jungle

DOS19924.2/5 Epic MegaGames
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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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Halloween Harry

DOS1993freeware4.2/5 Interactive Binary Illusions
Halloween Harry is a DOS science fiction multi-directional scroller shooter game. Halloween Harry - later renamed Alien Carnage - was published by Apogee, developed by Interactive Binary Illusions and designed by John Passfield and Robert Crane.
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Fury of the Furries

DOS19934/5 Kalisto Entertainment
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Mega Man 3

DOS19924/5 Hi-Tech Expressions
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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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Super Star Wars

DOS19924.1/5 LucasArts
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Bio Menace Episode 1: Dr. Mangle's Lab

DOS1993freeware4/5 Apogee Software
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Jumpman

DOS19844/5 Epyx
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Metal Mutant

DOS19914.1/5 Silmarils
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Trolls

DOS19924.1/5 Flair Software
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Magic Pockets

DOS19924.1/5 Bitmap Brothers
Magic Pockets is a platform game developed by The Bitmap Brothers and published by Renegade Software. It was released in 1991 for the Atari ST, Amiga, and MS-DOS platforms. In Magic Pockets, players control a character known as the Bitmap Kid, who possesses magical pockets that can produce a variety of useful items. The game is a side-scrollin...
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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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Rick Dangerous

DOS19894.3/5 Core Design
Rick Dangerous is an action-packed platformer game set in the 1940s. As the fearless explorer Rick, you'll navigate treacherous environments, avoid deadly traps, and defeat enemies to uncover ancient treasures. With retro graphics and challenging gameplay, it's a must-play for platforming enthusiasts.
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Another World

DOS1991protected4.1/5 Delphine software
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Barbarian: The Ultimate Warrior

DOS19893.9/5 Psygnosis
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Jetpack

DOS1993freeware4.1/5 Software Creations
Jetpack is a classic 2D platformer video game developed by Adept Software and released for MS-DOS computers in 1993. Created by Adam Pedersen, it became popular for its addictive gameplay, simplicity, and level editor feature, allowing players to design and share their own levels.In Jetpack, players control a character equipped with a jetpack, navi...
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Alpha Waves

DOS19903.9/5 Infogrames
Alpha Waves (also known as Continuum) was the ultimate relaxing experience for PC. As a platform game, Alpha Waves it's an ok game; not bad, not very good, but if you consider the whole relaxing experience, it's worth a try. Alpha Waves stands the test of time, after all these years it's still fairly playable. Try it on a lazy evening and you might...