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Platform Games

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.

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    Run through dense forests, underwater caverns, and pirate ships in search of your kidnapped sister in this epic platformer game. Stomp, kick, and slash your enemies with 40 melee weapons and an arsenal of moves. Battle Pirates, Ninjas, a Giant Penguin and more!
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    TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a 4-player local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches.


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    Libre puzzle platformer for gravity-oblivious aliens.
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    In the mayhem-filled streets of the future where criminal gangs rule and cops fear to tread, only the bounty hunters can free the city from the corrupt fist of felony. Lay waste to the criminal underworld and make a killing in this hard boiled action comedy arcade shooter.
  1. Rockman 8 Metal Heroes Famicon, Rockman 8 FC for short, is a fanmade 8-bit version of Mega Man 8 for PC. Like .
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    Commander Keen: Invasion of the Vorticons: Episode 1: Marooned on Mars (Dec. 14th 1990) Episode 2: The Earth Explodes (1991) Episode 3: Keen Must Die! (1991) Commander Keen's very first adventure, and the debut of id's groundbreaking side-scrolling technology. Represent entire series of Commander Keen games including Invasion of the Vorticons, Goodbye Galaxy, Keen Dreams, Aliens Ate my Babysitters.
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    BADLAND is an award-winning atmospheric side-scrolling action adventure platformer set in a gorgeous forest full of various inhabitants, trees and flowers. Although the forest appears to be right out of a beautiful fairy tale, there’s something terribly wrong.
  2. Sonic Robo Blast 2 (or SRB2 for short) is a fan made, free Sonic-themed game using a modified version of the Doom engine, based on Doom Legacy (in active development since 1998). Represent entire series of Sonic Robo Blast 2 games including Sonic Robo Blast, Sonic Robo Blast 2.
  3. Jazz Jackrabbit is a platform game developed and published by Epic MegaGames. It was released in 1994 for PCs operating DOS, with subsequent Macintosh and Microsoft Windows releases in 1995 and 1996. Represent entire series of Jazz Jackrabbit games.
  4. Super Phantom Cat is a retro-inspired 2D platformer that pays homage to 8- and 16-bit classics games. In Super Phantom Cat, players take on the role of Chemist White and embark on an action-packed journey through the Phantom World.
  5. Gilbert and the doors is a 2D platform game, written in C language/SDL1.2. This is simple, but nice to play. The game contain 22 levels with an evolutive difficulty. Source code ready for windows and linux platform.
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    Tux is just getting ready to go fishing when all of a sudden, he receives a message. The message states that his home, Icy Island, has been taken over by the Snow King, and a new Fish Tax will be imposed. Tux is furious! How dare the Snow King take away his fish?!
  6. Trine (Series)

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    “Trine is a physics-based action game where three characters allow clever solutions to challenges created by hazardous puzzles and threatening enemies. Represent entire series of Trine games.
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    Eat the man is a cool platform game with a fast pace that'll never get you bored.
  7. Megaman Rock Force is a fan-made game designed to mimic the look and feel of classic 8-bit Megaman games.