Platforming games focus on maneuvering through tricky environments that are oftentimes filled with enemies, obstacles, and myriads of other hazards to prevent you from completing a level or otherwise overcoming the challenges set. A mastery of control, timing, and patience is required in order to ensure that you can face the trials that this genre presents.
SuperTux is a classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original Super Mario games.
Limbo (stylized as LIMBO) is a puzzle-platform video game and the premiere title of independent Danish game developer Playdead.
Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat and is the successor to Edmund McMillen's and Jonathan McEntee's flash game, Meat Boy, originally released on the...
Cave Story, or Doukutsu Monogatari, is a Japanese freeware PC side-scrolling platformer game developed by Studio Pixel .
Mari0 is an open source fan-made video game that combines elements of the video games Super Mario Bros and Portal.
“Trine is a physics-based action game where three characters allow clever solutions to challenges created by hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies.
[Frogatto & Friends is free and open source on Windows and Linux, on the other platforms it costs $4.99].
The project is no longer developed. Last version, 1.9, released in August 2009, can be still downloaded from the official website.
Secret Maryo Chronicles is an Open Source two-dimensional platform game and is using an Open Graphics Library for the best possible graphic design and stock performance.
DASH as fast as you can!DODGE the oncoming trains!Help Jake, Tricky & Fresh escape from the grumpy Inspector and his Pitbull dog.Grind trains with your cool crew!
The Joyride Labs no longer work on the project and their official website is no longer available. Last version of the game, 1.0.1, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
A cute physics platformer that plays in a fictional world of the future the infamous super villain Dr. Lacroix schemes to seize world supremacy with his army of robots.
No longer exists on the Google Play store nor the iPhone App store, and doesn't even appear on the company's official website.
Ninja Climbing is an action platform game, in which the goal is to climb as high as possible and beat your previous personal bests.
Growtopia is a multiplayer sandbox platformer with crafting. There are an infinite number of worlds where you can create with friends. Everything in the world can be grown from trees. Discover new items by mixing the seeds of trees you already have.
A dangerous cloud carrying deadly poison rain is on the move, and it’s up to YOU to save the exposed orange population.
Descend into the DarkVenture down into a beautiful, ruined world of insects and heroesAtmospheric Exploration
In Knytt Stories, each level is its own little adventure. One level is included with the game, where you have to stop a machine that draws the life out of the planet.
Robin just wants to be a mechanic and help people, but without a license she’s a sinner in Mother’s eyes.
Mario jumps into a new adventure on iPhone and iPad, this time playable using only one hand.
Prince of Persia is a video game franchise created by Jordan Mechner, originally developed and published by Brøderbund, then the Learning Company, and currently Ubisoft.
N is an award-winning 2D action/puzzle platformer reminiscent of lode runner: you're a tiny stick figure running around in a puzzle-y world inhabited by enemies.
Rayman is a platform video game series created by Michel Ancel and owned by Ubisoft.
The dark and eerie sequel to the hit platformer game, Limbo.
Betrayed by the only family he ever knew and left for dead it's up to Shank to seek revenge for the death of his beloved at the hands of the underworld's deadliest...
FEZ is a game developed by POLYTRON. In it, you play as Gomez, a 2D creature living in what he believes is a 2D world.
Megaman Unlimited is a Megaman fan-game in the classic 8-Bit NES style both in sound and visuals. It is similar to Megaman 3 and Megaman 9-10 in design philosophy.
Help Redford and his forest friends jump, boost, and smash to the top, grabbing tons of treasure along the way!