Tagged: side-scroller

Screenshot from Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid

Blob Wars: Metal Blob Solid Action categoryPlatform category

Though not the hard-hitting action title its gruff hero might imply, Metal Blob Solid offers well-designed levels and demonstrates the amateur ingenuity of the early open-source game movement.

Screenshot from Clyde's Adventure

Clyde’s Adventure Platform categoryPuzzle category

Clyde’s Adventure‘s unexpected, almost uncharacteristic viciousness may speak to those who find playful ridicule motivating.

Title screen from Crazy Drake

Crazy Drake Platform category

The borderline stylistic thievery of Crazy Drake actually helps the game compare favorably to other platformers from the same period.

Screenshot from Crystal Caves

Crystal Caves Platform category

Is it a platformer or a puzzle game? Genre means little when games are challenging and rewarding like Crystal Caves.

Screenshot from In Search of Dr. Riptide

In Search of Dr. Riptide Action category

This short undersea action game has twisty stages and ungraceful combat, both highlighted by the option to switch your character.

Screenshot from Legacy Of The Golden Hammer

Legacy Of The Golden Hammer Platform category

Easy-to-use game creation tools let novice game designers make fanworks like Legacy Of The Golden Hammer, one part Mario game and three parts out-of-control action movie written by a teenager.

Screenshot from Obitus

Obitus RPG category

Not all who wander are lost, but in Obitus, you will always be lost. For this otherwise simple and charming RPG, either prepare to draw your own maps or don’t bother playing.

Screenshot from RoboMaze II

RoboMaze II Action category

Even if the keyboard controls weren’t busted, the terrible physics and intermittently awful level design render this otherwise interesting spin on Die Hard unplayable.