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->''"There's a lot of... ''*wheeze*'' running and... ''*wheeze*'' jumping, isn't it?"''
-->-- '''[[WesternAnimation/RockosModernLife Rocko]]''', ''[[NicktoonsUnite Nicktoons: Attack of the Toybots]]''

For many years, the dominant form of console video game. The Platform Game or {{Platformer}} is characterized by gameplay dominated by leaping over or [[GoombaStomp onto]] enemy characters and between platforms of varying heights. In the traditional 2D platformer, play progresses from left to right, though many of the older games [[RatchetScrolling only allowed movement in one direction]]. As a rule, {{Player Character}}s in the platformer are {{Bouncing Battler}}s who are critically injured by [[CollisionDamage colliding with enemies]], can jump very high, and, in accordance with the [[JumpPhysics special laws of physics]] applicable to video game characters, are able to change direction in mid-air. BottomlessPits and [[LavaPit other]] [[SpikesOfDoom kinds]] [[SuperDrowningSkills of pit]] traps are common hazards.

The [[UrExample first games which started to have platform game elements]] are ''Frogs'' (first game which included jumping, but no platforms) released for the arcades in 1978 and ''VideoGame/SpacePanic'' (which had platforming, but no jumping), released in 1980. Finally, ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong'', which was released a year later, put those two things together, and ''JumpBug'' added side scrolling to the mix.

The [[TropeMaker first game widely considered to fit this format]] is ''Pitfall'', but [[TropeCodifier the style gained its widest acceptance]] with ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1'' 2D platformers are still being made, due to their accessibility and ease of programming, as independent PC titles, web-based Flash games, and for the various handheld console platforms and cell phones.

This genre has heavy overlap with the {{Action Game}} genre, especially in games in which enemies [[AvertedTrope aren't]] defeated by [[GoombaStomp jumping directly on them]] such titles as:''[[{{Metroid}} Metroid]]'', ''Franchise/JakAndDaxter'', ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank'' and the ''Franchise/MegaMan'' series among others are still characterized as platformers because they have a dedicated jump button and jumping is still a large part of the gameplay.

Games where the player is given a firearm and emphasis is put on such weapons are known as "run-and-gun" games, with some famous examples being ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}'' and ''VideoGame/MetalSlug''. Although they are often associated with the ShootEmUp genre, the player is still bound by gravity and often jumps across platforms, so they are still platform games in a strong sense of the word.

3D platformers are almost always rendered in the third person, as with ''VideoGame/SuperMario64'' and ''VideoGame/CrashBandicoot1996'', but ''VideoGame/MetroidPrime'' and its sequels are considered by many to be hybrids of the 3D Platformer and the FirstPersonShooter (with {{Metroidvania}} elements, of course). The only straight first-person platformer series are ''JumpingFlash'' and the more recent ''MirrorsEdge''.


Like most game genres, platformers are steadily {{evolving|Trope}} with the times; they started as linear obstacle courses, but gradually became less linear, with multiple level paths, [[HubLevel playable overworld areas]], and/or map screens with different routes; eventually, the genre even began branching into the {{Metroidvania}} genre and took more inspiration from other Action games. The jump to 3D brought the '[[GottaCatchEmAll collectathon]]' sub-genre popularized by [[VideoGame/SuperMario64 Super Mario 64]] which featured non-linear open worlds with a greater emphasis on exploration. [[VideoGame/SuperMario64 The]] [[VideoGame/BanjoKazooie first]] [[VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon1998 few]] were fine, but gamers eventually began to get sick of this. As a result, "collectathon" titles began waning in popularity. As of right now, the genre is in a weird stage of either being based on particular gimmicks, or going back to its roots - in particular ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros'' and ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet'' are generally credited with reviving the 2D platforming genre. The former became puzzle games of a sort (eventually becoming prevalent enough [[PuzzlePlatformer to be considered a sub-genre]]), and the latter tend to be more linear, pure platforming challenges, and spawned the PlatformHell phenomenon.

Subgenres include CinematicPlatformGame (which has a more realistic style), PlatformHell (which is [[HarderThanHard really, really freaking hard]][[note]]Let's put it this way - NintendoHard is an understatement![[/note]] - no, ''seriously''), EliminationPlatformer, and PuzzlePlatformer (which combines elements of {{Puzzle Game}}s).

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!!Games in this genre:
[[foldercontrol]]

!!!2D Platform Games
[[folder:Single-Screen Levels]]
[[index]]
* ''VideoGame/BombJack''
* ''VideoGame/ChuckieEgg'' (sequel has free-form levels)
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong''
* ''VideoGame/HapHazard''
* ''VideoGame/HeartStar''
* ''VideoGame/{{Jumpman}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Miner 2049er}}''
* ''VideoGame/NutsAndMilk''
* ''VideoGame/{{Ponpoko}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Qwak}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Towerfall}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Whoa Dave}}''
[[/index]]
[[/folder]]

[[folder:Limited Scrolling]]
[[index]]
!!Horizontally-Oriented Levels
* ''VideoGame/{{Action 52}}'' (some games)
* ''VideoGame/{{Amagon}}''
* ''VideoGame/AstroMarineCorps''
* ''VideoGame/AtlantisNoNazo''
* ''VideoGame/CaptainComic''
* ''VideoGame/DynamiteAlex''
* ''VideoGame/{{Eversion}}''
* ''VideoGame/GenpeiToumaDen''
* ''VideoGame/KidNikiRadicalNinja''
* ''VideoGame/SmurfRescueInGargamelsCastle''
* ''VideoGame/SpoilerAlert''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros1''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBrosTheLostLevels''
* ''VideoGame/SupraMayroBross''
* ''VideoGame/MarioMaker''
* ''VideoGame/YouOnlyLiveOnce''
* ''VideoGame/ValiantHearts''

!!Vertically-Oriented Levels
* ''[[VideoGame/{{Dizzy}} Bubble Dizzy]]''
* ''VideoGame/IceClimber''
* ''VideoGame/{{Nebulus}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Putty}}''
* ''VideoGame/RainbowIslands''
[[/index]]
[[/folder]]


[[folder:Mixed-Orientation/Free-Form]]
[[index]]
* ''VideoGame/LAbbayeDesMorts ''
* ''VideoGame/{{Abuse}}''
* ''VideoGame/AdventureIsland''
* ''VideoGame/TheAdventureOfLittleRalph''
* ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfRadGravity''
* ''VideoGame/AdventurePonies''
* ''VideoGame/AdventuresInTheMagicKingdom''
* ''VideoGame/TheAdventuresOfLomax''
* ''Against the Wall''
* ''VideoGame/AladdinCapcom''
* ''VideoGame/AladdinVirginGames''
* ''VideoGame/AlexKidd''
* ''VideoGame/AlfredChicken''
* ''VideoGame/AlienCarnage''
* ''VideoGame/AlienSoldier''
* ''VideoGame/AliensInfestation''
* ''VideoGame/AlisiaDragoon''
* ''VideoGame/AllOfOurFriendsAreDead''
* ''VideoGame/TheAngryVideoGameNerdAdventures''
* ''VideoGame/SuperAnjeloLand2''
* ''VideoGame/ArcticAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/{{ARES}}''
* ''VideoGame/ArdyLightfoot''
* ''VideoGame/AssassinBlue''
* ''VideoGame/AssaultSuitsValken (a.k.a. Cybernator)''
* ''VideoGame/AstroBoyOmegaFactor''
* ''VideoGame/{{Athena}}''
* ''Atmosphir''
* ''VideoGame/AvoidTheNoid''
* ''[[VideoGame/AwesomePossum Awesome Possum... Kicks Dr. Machino's Butt]]''
* ''VideoGame/AuSable''
* ''VideoGame/AzureStrikerGunvolt''
* ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooieGruntysRevenge''
* ''VideoGame/BarnyardBlast''
* ''VideoGame/BaronBaldric''
* For a weird case of Odd One Out (5a and 5c are both animations), [[http://battlefordreamisland.com/5b/ episode 5b]] of ''{{WebAnimation/Battle for Dream Island}} Again''
* ''VideoGame/BatmanSunsoft''
* ''VideoGame/BinaryBoy''
* ''VideoGame/BioMenace''
* ''VideoGame/BionicCommando''
* ''VideoGame/BlackKnightSword''
* ''VideoGame/{{Blackthorne}}''
* ''Webcomic/BladeKitten''
* ''VideoGame/{{Bleed}}''
* ''[[VideoGame/{{BOB}} B.O.B.]]''
* ''[[VideoGame/{{Bonk}} Bonk's Adventure]]''
* ''VideoGame/{{Boogerman}}''
* ''VideoGame/ABoyAndHisBlob''
* ''VideoGame/{{Braid}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Bravoman}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Broforce}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Bubsy}}''
* ''[[{{VideoGame/Bug}} BUG!]]''
* ''VideoGame/BunnyMustDie''
* ''VideoGame/{{Canabalt}}''
* ''VideoGame/CannonDancer''
* ''VideoGame/CaptainNovolin''
* ''VideoGame/CastleOfElite''
* ''VideoGame/CastleOfMagic''
* ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' [[note]]Later installments became ActionAdventure Platformers. Then... well, the series helped name the {{Metroidvania}} genre.[[/note]]
** ''VideoGame/{{Castlevania I}}''
*** ''VideoGame/HauntedCastle''
*** ''VideoGame/SuperCastlevaniaIV''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaTheAdventure''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaIIIDraculasCurse''
** ''CastlevaniaIIBelmontsRevenge''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaLegends''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaRondoOfBlood''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaBloodlines''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaDraculaX''
** ''VideoGame/KidDracula''
** ''VideoGame/CastlevaniaTheDraculaXChronicles''
* ''VideoGame/TheCatInTheHat''
* ''VideoGame/CatPlanet''
* ''VideoGame/CelestialMechanica''
* ''VideoGame/CharlieNinja''
* ''VideoGame/CharlieTheDuck''
* ''VideoGame/ChibiRobo''
* ''VideoGame/ChronosTwin''
* ''VideoGame/ClarencesBigChance''
* ''VideoGame/{{Claw}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Clonk}}'', among [[MixAndMatch about twenty other genres]].
* ''VideoGame/CloudberryKingdom''
* ''VideoGame/ClydesAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/ClydesRevenge''
* ''VideoGame/{{Cobalt}}''
* ''VideoGame/CommanderKeen''
* ''VideoGame/{{Commando 2}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheCompanyOfMyself''
* ''VideoGame/ConquestOfTheCrystalPalace''
* ''VideoGame/{{Contra}}''
* ''VideoGame/CoolSpot''
* ''VideoGame/CopyKitty''
* ''VideoGame/CosmosCosmicAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/CostumeParty''
* ''VideoGame/CrescentPaleMist''
* ''VideoGame/CrystalCaves''
* ''VideoGame/CrystalTowers2''
* ''VideoGame/DangerousDave''
* ''VideoGame/DarkAges''
* ''VideoGame/DarkAngael''
* ''VideoGame/DarkCastle''
* ''VideoGame/TheDeerGod''
* ''VideoGame/{{Depict 1}}''
* ''VideoGame/DewysAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/DiamondHollowII''
* ''VideoGame/DimensionSpark''
* ''VideoGame/DinoRun''
* ''VideoGame/DokiDokiPanic''
* ''VideoGame/DKJungleClimber''
* ''DonaldDuck''
** ''VideoGame/{{Quackshot}}''
** ''VideoGame/TheLuckyDimeCaper''
** ''VideoGame/DeepDuckTrouble''
** ''VideoGame/DonaldInMauiMallard''
** ''VideoGame/DonaldDuckNoMahouNoBoushi''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry2DiddysKongQuest''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountry3DixieKongsDoubleTrouble''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountryReturns''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongCountryTropicalFreeze''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKongJungleBeat''
* ''VideoGame/DontLookBack''
* ''VideoGame/DoomTroopers''
* ''VideoGame/DrawnToLife''
* ''VideoGame/DrChaos''
* ''VideoGame/DuckTales''
* ''VideoGame/DukeNukem''
** ''VideoGame/{{Duke Nukem|I}}''
** ''VideoGame/DukeNukemII''
** ''VideoGame/DukeNukemManhattanProject''
* ''[[VideoGame/DustAnElysianTail Dust: An Elysian Tail]]''
* ''VideoGame/{{Dustforce}}''
* ''VideoGame/DynamiteHeaddy''
* ''VideoGame/{{Electroman}}''
* ''VideoGame/ElectronicSuperJoy''
* ''VideoGame/ElfLand''
* ''VideoGame/ElShaddaiAscensionOfTheMetatron''
** ''VideoGame/EarnestEvans''
* ''VideoGame/EarthwormJim''
* ''VideoGame/{{Endeavor}}''
* ''VideoGame/EnoughPlumbers''
* ''VideoGame/EryisAction''
* ''VideoGame/EverybodyEdits''
* ''VideoGame/TheFairlyOddparentsBreakinDaRules''
* ''VideoGame/FancyPantsAdventures''
* ''VideoGame/FBIFred''
* ''{{Videogame/Fez}}''
* ''VideoGame/FinalVision''
* ''VideoGame/FireAndIce''
* ''VideoGame/{{Flashback}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheFloorIsJelly''
* ''VideoGame/{{Framed 1995}}''
* ''VideoGame/FreedomPlanet'' (a [[{{Reconstruction}} Reconstruction]] of [[The16BitEraOfConsoleVideoGames 16-bit]] sprite based [[ActionGame Action-platformers]] in the vein of ''SonicTheHedgehog'' and ''[[RocketKnightAdventures Sparkster]]'')
* ''VideoGame/FreedomFall''
* ''VideoGame/{{Frogger}}''
* ''VideoGame/GalaxiaChronicles''
* ''VideoGame/AGameWithAKitty''
* ''VideoGame/GarfieldCaughtInTheAct''
* ''[[VideoGame/{{Genocide}} Genocide 2: Master of the Dark Communion]]''
* ''VideoGame/{{Gex}}''
* ''VideoGame/GhostsNGoblins''
** ''VideoGame/GargoylesQuest''
* ''VideoGame/GhostSongAJourneyOfHope''
* ''VideoGame/MrGimmick''
* ''VideoGame/{{Gish}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Gods}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheGreatGianaSisters''
** ''Giana Sisters DS''/''Giana Sisters'' (iOS)
** ''VideoGame/GianaSistersTwistedDreams''
* ''VideoGame/GunmanClive''
* ''VideoGame/{{Gunpoint}}''
* ''{{GunValkyrie}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Gyossait}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Hagane}}''
* ''Videogame/HammerinHarry''
* ''VideoGame/HansKloss''
* ''VideoGame/HardHat''
* ''VideoGame/AHatInTime''
* ''VideoGame/HellYeahWrathOfTheDeadRabbit''
* ''VideoGame/HocusPocus''
* ''{{Holdover}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheIconoclasts''
* ''VideoGame/IndianaRodent''
* ''VideoGame/IvyTheKiwi''
* ''VideoGame/{{Iji}}''
* ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuy''
** ''IWBTGFangames''
*** ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheFangame''
** ''VideoGame/IWannaBeTheGuyGaiden''
* ''VideoGame/JackieChansActionKungFu''
* ''Franchise/JakAndDaxter (include elements of WideOpenSandbox and ThirdPersonShooter)''
** ''VideoGame/JakAndDaxterThePrecursorLegacy''
** ''VideoGame/JakIIRenegade''
** ''VideoGame/Jak3Wastelander''
* ''VideoGame/JazzJackrabbit''
* ''VideoGame/{{Jed}}''
* ''VideoGame/JellyBoy2''
* ''VideoGame/JetSetWilly''
* ''VideoGame/JettRocket''
* ''VideoGame/JillOfTheJungle''
* ''VideoGame/JoeAndMac''
* ''VideoGame/{{Jumper}}''
* ''VideoGame/JumpmanLives''
* ''VideoGame/KabukiQuantumFighter''
* ''VideoGame/KeithCourageInAlphaZones''
* ''VideoGame/KeioFlyingSquadron 2''
* ''VideoGame/KendoRage''
* ''VideoGame/{{Kenseiden}}''
* ''VideoGame/KidChameleon''
* ''VideoGame/KidIcarus''
* ''VideoGame/KingsleysAdventure''
* ''Franchise/{{Kirby}}''
** ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand''
** ''VideoGame/KirbysAdventure''
** ''VideoGame/KirbySuperStar''
** ''The Dark Matter Trilogy''
*** ''VideoGame/KirbysDreamLand2''
*** ''VideoGAme/KirbysDreamLand3''
*** ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards''
** ''VideoGame/KirbyAndTheAmazingMirror''
** ''VideoGame/KirbySqueakSquad''
** ''VideoGame/KirbysEpicYarn''
** ''VideoGame/KirbysReturnToDreamLand''
** ''VideoGame/KirbyTripleDeluxe''
* ''VideoGame/{{Klonoa}}''
* ''VideoGame/KnightmareIITheMazeOfGalious''
* ''VideoGame/{{Knytt}}''
* ''VideoGame/KnyttStories''
* ''VideoGame/KoumajouDensetsu''
* ''[[KyaDarkLineage Kya: Dark Lineage]]''
* ''VideoGame/LadySia''
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendaryStarfy''
* ''VideoGame/LegendOfKay''
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfElLobodestroyoVsLaLigaDeLosVillanos''
* ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfZeldaCDiGames''
* ''VideoGame/LethalCrisis''
* ''VideoGame/LifeOfPixel''
* ''VideoGame/{{Limbo}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheLionKing''
* ''VideoGame/LittleBigPlanet''
* ''VideoGame/TheLittleMermaid''
* ''VideoGame/LittleNemoTheDreamMaster''
* ''VideoGame/LittleSamson''
* ''VideoGame/{{Lucidity}}''
* ''VideoGame/LyleInCubeSector''
* ''VideoGame/MagicalDoropie''
* ''VideoGame/MagicalPopN''
* ''VideoGame/MagicianLord''
* ''Videogame/{{Magicite}}''
* ''VideoGame/MagicSwordHeroicFantasy''
* ''VideoGame/{{Malice}}''
* ''VideoGame/ManicMiner''
* ''VideoGame/MagicRampage''
* ''VideoGame/{{Mari0}}''
* ''VideoGame/MarkOfTheNinja''
* ''VideoGame/MathRescue''
* ''VideoGame/TheMaw''
* ''Franchise/MegaMan''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManClassic''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan1''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan2''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan3''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan4''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan5''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan6''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan7''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan8''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan9''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaMan10''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManAndBass''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManPoweredUp''
*** ''VideoGame/StreetFighterXMegaMan'' [[note]]What makes this one an interesting example is that ''[=SFxMM=]'' [[AscendedFanFic is a fan game that was picked up by Capcom for an official release.]][[/note]]
** ''VideoGame/MegaManX''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX1''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX2''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX3''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX4''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX5''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX6''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManX8''
*** ''VideoGame/MegaManMaverickHunterX''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManZero''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManZX''
* ''Franchise/MegaMan'' fangames
** ''VideoGame/MegaMan72''
** ''MegaManMaximum''
** ''MegaManTheCRORQChronicles''
** ''MegaManTripleThreat''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManRevengeOfTheFallen''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManRocks''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManADayInTheLimelight''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManUnlimited''
** ''VideoGame/RockmanCX''
** ''VideoGame/Rockman2DeusExMachina''
** ''VideoGame/RockmanExhaust''
** ''VideoGame/Rockman4MinusInfinity''
** ''VideoGame/RockmanNoConstancy''
*** ''VideoGame/RockmanNoExile''
** ''VideoGame/RockmenR'' (a doujin fangame that received a cease and desist from Capcom)
** ''VideoGame/MegaManRevolution''
** ''VideoGame/MegaGirl''
** ''VideoGame/MegaMansChristmasCarol''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManRockForce''
** ''VideoGame/MegaManXCorrupted''
** ''VideoGame/MegaMari'' (a ''Touhou'' parody of the Classic series by Twilight Frontier starting Marisa Kirisame and Alice Margatroid)
** ''Touhou Rock Maiden'' (another ''Touhou'' parody of the Classic series by the creators of ''Rockmen R'', this time staring Reimu Hakurei)
* ''VideoGame/MetalStorm''
* ''Franchise/{{Metroid}} ''(also an ActionAdventure)''''
** ''VideoGame/MetroidOtherM''
* ''VideoGame/MibiblisQuest''
* ''MickeyMouse''
** ''VideoGame/MickeyMousecapade''
** ''VideoGame/CastleOfIllusion''
** ''VideoGame/WorldOfIllusion''
** ''VideoGame/DisneysMagicalQuest''
** ''VideoGame/MickeyMania''
** ''VideoGame/EpicMickey''
** ''VideoGame/EpicMickey2ThePowerOfTwo''
* ''VideoGame/MidnightResistance''
* ''[[VideoGame/ThreeWonders Midnight Wanderers: Quest for the Chariot]]''
* ''VideoGame/MightyJillOff''
* ''VideoGame/MightyNo9''
* ''VideoGame/MindYourManors''
* ''VideoGame/MiniNinjas'' (Also an ActionAdventure)
* ''VideoGame/MirrorsEdge''
* ''MissionInSnowdriftland''
* ''[[VideoGame/MilonsSecretCastle Milon's Secret Castle]]''
* ''VideoGame/MisslemanSpyStrike2''
* ''VideoGame/{{Momodora}}'' trilogy
* ''VideoGame/MonsterBash''
* ''VideoGame/MonsterParty''
* ''VideoGame/MontyMole''
* ''VideoGame/MontyPythonsFlyingCircus''
* ''VideoGame/MoonCrystal''
* ''VideoGame/MrRobot''
* ''VideoGame/{{Muri}}''
* ''VideoGame/MutantMudds''
* ''VideoGame/MyLittlePonyRiseOfVicis''
* ''VideoGame/{{N}}''
* ''[[VideoGame/NappleTale Napple Tale: Arsia in Daydream]]''
* ''VideoGame/TheNewZealandStory''
* ''VideoGame/NezumiMan''
* ''VideoGame/NicktoonsUnite (Also an ActionAdventure and/or BeatEmUp, depending on game)''
* ''VideoGame/NightInTheWoods''
* ''VideoGame/NightSky''
* ''VideoGame/{{Nikujin}}''
* ''VideoGame/Nin2Jump''
* ''VideoGame/NinjabreadMan''
* ''VideoGame/NinjaGaiden''
* ''VideoGame/NinjaSenki''
* ''VideoGame/NinthRock''
* ''VideoGame/NyxQuest''
* ''VideoGame/OneThousandAndOneSpikes''
* ''VideoGame/{{Oniken}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Owlboy}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Outland}}''
* ''VideoGame/PaleBlue''
* ''VideoGame/{{Pandemonium}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Pitfall}}''
** ''VideoGame/Pitfall3DBeyondTheJungle''
** ''VideoGame/PitfallTheLostExpedition''
* ''VideoGame/{{Plok}}''
* ''VideoGame/PoleNoDaibouken''
* ''VideoGame/{{Portal the Flash Version}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Prehistorik}}''
* ''VideoGame/PrinceOfPersia''
* ''VideoGame/PrinnyCanIReallyBeTheHero''
* ''VideoGame/{{Psychosomnium}}''
* ''VideoGame/PsychoWaluigi''
* ''VideoGame/{{Pulseman}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Puppeteer}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Purple}}''
* ''VideoGame/RabbidsGoHome''
* ''VideoGame/RadicalRex''
* ''Franchise/{{Rayman}}''
** ''VideoGame/Rayman1995''
** ''VideoGame/{{Rayman 2}}''
** ''VideoGame/Rayman3HoodlumHavoc'' (a mix between platformer and BeatEmUp)
** ''VideoGame/RaymanOrigins''
** ''VideoGame/RaymanLegends''
* ''VideoGame/ReworkTheDeadEvil''
* ''VideoGame/RickDangerous''
* ''VideoGame/{{Ristar}}''
* ''VideoGame/RoadRunnersDeathValleyRally''
* ''VideoGame/{{Rochard}}''
* ''VideoGame/RocketKnightAdventures''
* ''VideoGame/RockinKats''
* ''VideoGame/RockyRodent''
* ''RokkoChan''
* ''VideoGame/RollingThunder''
* ''VideoGame/{{Rosenkreuzstilette}}''
* ''VideoGame/RunSaber''
* ''VideoGame/RunManRaceAroundTheWorld''
* ''VideoGame/{{Saira}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Scaler}}''
* ''VideoGame/ScurgeHive''
* ''Videogame/SecretAgent''
* ''VideoGame/{{Seiklus}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Shift}}''
* ''VideoGame/ShovelKnight''
* ''VideoGame/SilhouetteMirage''
* ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsBartVsTheSpaceMutants''
* ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsBartVsTheWorld''
* ''VideoGame/TheSimpsonsGame''
* ''VideoGame/{{Skullmonkeys}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Skyblazer}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Socket}} (aka Time Dominator)''
* ''Franchise/SonicTheHedgehog''
** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog1''
*** ''VideoGame/SonicErazor''
** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2''
** ''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogCD Sonic CD]]''
** ''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogChaos Sonic Chaos]] ''
** ''VideoGame/Sonic3AndKnuckles''
** ''[[VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogTripleTrouble Sonic Triple Trouble]]''
** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehogSpinball''
** ''VideoGame/KnucklesChaotix''
** ''VideoGame/SonicLabyrinth''
** ''VideoGame/Sonic3DFlickiesIsland'' (''Sonic 3D Blast'' outside Japan)
** ''VideoGame/SonicJam''
** ''[[SonicTheHedgehogPocketAdventure Sonic Pocket Adventure]]''
** ''VideoGame/SonicAdvanceTrilogy''
** ''VideoGame/SonicHeroes''
** ''VideoGame/ShadowTheHedgehog''
** ''VideoGame/SonicRushSeries''
** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog2006''
** ''VideoGame/SonicRivals'' (platformer/racing hybrid)
** ''VideoGame/SonicStorybookSeries''
** ''VideoGame/SonicUnleashed''
** ''VideoGame/SonicTheHedgehog4''
** ''VideoGame/SonicColors''
** ''VideoGame/SonicGenerations''
** ''VideoGame/SonicLostWorld''
* ''{{Somari}}''
* ''VideoGame/SpeedyEggbert''
* ''VideoGame/{{Spelunker}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Spelunky}}'' (Also a {{Roguelike}})
* ''VideoGame/SplosionMan''
** ''VideoGame/MsSplosionMan''
* ''VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePantsBattleForBikiniBottom''
* ''VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePantsSuperSponge''
* ''Franchise/SpyroTheDragon''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroTheDragon1998''
** ''VideoGame/Spyro2RiptosRage''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroYearOfTheDragon''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroSeasonOfIce''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroEnterTheDragonfly''
** ''VideoGame/Spyro2SeasonOfFlame''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroAttackOfTheRhynocs''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroOrangeTheCortexConspiracy''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroAHerosTail''
** ''VideoGame/SpyroShadowLegacy''
** ''VideoGame/TheLegendOfSpyro''
* ''VideoGame/SpaceStationSiliconValley''
* ''VideoGame/StealthBastard''
* ''VideoGame/Stinkoman20X6''
* ''VideoGame/StreetFighter2010''
* ''VideoGame/{{Strider}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Summit}}''
* ''Franchise/SuperMarioBros''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros2''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioBros3''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioWorld''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand''
*** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioLand2SixGoldenCoins''
*** ''VideoGame/WarioLandSuperMarioLand3'' (actually part of the Wario series)
** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros''
*** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros1''
*** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosWii''
*** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBros2''
*** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarioBrosU''
**** ''VideoGame/NewSuperLuigiU''
** ''VideoGame/MarioIsMissing''
** ''VideoGame/MarioVsDonkeyKong''
** ''VideoGame/SuperPrincessPeach''
** ''VideoGame/SuperPaperMario''
* ''[[VideoGame/WarioLand Wario]] series''
** ''VideoGame/WarioLandSuperMarioLand3''
** ''VideoGame/VirtualBoyWarioLand''
** ''VideoGame/WarioLandII''
** ''VideoGame/WarioLand3''
** ''VideoGame/WarioLand4''
** ''Wario Land: Shake It!''
** ''VideoGame/WarioWorld''
* ''Yoshi'' series
** ''VideoGame/YoshisIsland''
** ''VideoGame/YoshisStory''
** ''VideoGame/YoshisIslandDS''
** ''VideoGame/YoshisNewIsland''
* ''[[FanWorks/SuperMarioBros Super Mario Fan Games]]''
** ''VideoGame/AKoopasRevenge''
** ''VideoGame/BrutalMario''
** ''VideoGame/ChaosCompleXX''
** ''VideoGame/MushroomKingdomFusion''
** ''VideoGame/NewerSuperMarioBrosWii''
** ''VideoGame/NintendoNightmare''
** ''VideoGame/KaizoMarioWorld''
** ''VideoGame/TheSecondRealityProject''
** ''VideoGame/{{Something}}''
** ''SuperDemoWorldTheLegendContinues''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarioFusionRevival''
** ''VideoGame/ASuperMarioThing''
** ''VideoGame/AnSMWCProduction''
** ''VideoGame/SuperPansyWorld''
** ''SuperMarioBros3X''
** ''SuperMarioBrosX''
** ''SuperMario63''
** ''Videogame/SuperMarisaLand''
** ''VideoGame/NewSuperMarisaLand''
** ''VideoGame/SuperMarisaWorld''
** ''VideoGame/PsychoWaluigi''
** ''VideoGame/NormalSuperMarioBros''
* ''Super VideoGame/MeatBoy''
* ''SuperRobotnikLand''
* ''VideoGame/SuperStarWars''
* ''VideoGame/SyobonAction''
* ''TailsAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/TailConcerto''
* ''VideoGame/TakAndThePowerOfJuju''
* ''VideoGame/TearAway''
* ''VideoGame/{{Tempo}}''
* ''VideoGame/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles''
* ''VideoGame/{{Terramex}}''
* ''VideoGame/TheSmurfs1994''
* ''VideoGame/TheyBleedPixels''
* ''VideoGame/ThingThing (includes elements of a ThirdPersonShooter)''
* ''VideoGame/TinyToonAdventuresBustersHiddenTreasure''
* ''VideoGame/TitusTheFox''
* ''VideoGame/ToejamAndEarl: Panic on Funkotron''
* ''Videogame/{{Toki}}''
* ''VideoGame/TobariAndTheNightOfTheCuriousMoon''
* ''VideoGame/{{Tomba}}''
* ''VideoGame/TotallyRad''
* ''TowerOfHeaven''
* ''VideoGame/ToyStory''
* ''VideoGame/TransformersConvoyNoNazo''
* ''VideoGame/TreasureAdventureGame''
* ''VideoGame/TreasureHunterMan''
* ''VideoGame/{{Trine}}''
* ''VideoGame/TwelveThirteen''
* ''VideoGame/TyTheTasmanianTiger''
* ''VideoGame/UmiharaKawase''
* ''VideoGame/{{Valis}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Vectorman}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Vexx}}''
* ''VideoGame/ElViento''
* ''VideoGame/ViewtifulJoe''
* ''VideoGame/VinylGoddessFromMars''
* ''VideoGame/VividConceptions''
* ''VideoGame/VoodooVince''
* ''VideoGame/{{VVVVVV}}''
* ''VideoGame/WaiWaiWorld''
* ''VideoGame/{{Wardner}}''
* ''VideoGame/WarioWare''
* ''VideoGame/{{Whacked}}!''
* ''VideoGame/{{Whiplash}}''
* ''VideoGame/WiltLastBlossom''
* ''VideoGame/WonderBoy''
** ''VideoGame/WonderBoyInMonsterLand''
** ''VideoGame/WonderBoyIIIMonsterLair''
** ''VideoGame/WonderBoyIIITheDragonsTrap''
** ''VideoGame/WonderBoyInMonsterWorld''
** ''VideoGame/MonsterWorldIV''
* ''VideoGame/WordRescue''
* ''VideoGame/WorldOfIllusion ''
* ''VideoGame/WithinADeepForest''
* ''VideoGame/WizardsAndWarriors''
* ''VideoGame/ViViD''
* ''VideoGame/{{Xargon}}''
* ''VideoGame/YouHaveToBurnTheRope''
* ''VideoGame/YouHaveToWinTheGame''
* ''VideoGame/{{Zeliard}}''
* ''VideoGame/{{Zool}}''
[[/index]]
[[/folder]]

!!!3D Platform Games
[[folder:[=3D=] Platform Games]]
[[index]]
* ''VideoGame/OneHundredAndTwoDalmatiansPuppiesToTheRescue''
* ''VideoGame/FortyWinks''
* ''VideoGame/AlphaWaves''
* ''VideoGame/AmericanMcGeesAlice''
** ''VideoGame/AliceMadnessReturns''
* ''VideoGame/ApeEscape''
* ''VideoGame/BanjoKazooie''
* ''BlinxTheTimeSweeper''
* ''VideoGame/{{Bugdom}}''
* ''VideoGame/ConkersBadFurDay''
* ''Franchise/CrashBandicoot''
** ''VideoGame/{{Crash Bandicoot|1996}}''
** ''Videogame/CrashBandicoot2CortexStrikesBack''
** ''Videogame/CrashBandicoot3Warped''
** ''VideoGame/CrashBandicootTheWrathOfCortex''
** ''VideoGame/CrashBandicootPurpleRiptosRampage''
** ''VideoGame/CrashTwinsanity''
* ''VideoGame/{{Croc}}''
* ''VideoGame/Croc2''
* ''VideoGame/DeBlob''
* ''VideoGame/DonkeyKong64''
* ''VideoGame/EvilTwinCypriensChronicles''
* ''VideoGame/Gift''
* ''VideoGame/{{Glover}}''
* ''JumpingFlash'' series (a rare example of a first person platform game)
** ''VideoGame/JumpingFlash''
** ''VideoGame/JumpingFlash2''
* ''VideoGame/Kirby64TheCrystalShards''
* ''VideoGame/LeFantabulousGame''
* ''VideoGame/MegaManX7''
* ''[[VideoGame/PrinceOfPersia2008 Prince of Persia (2008)]]''
* ''VideoGame/{{Psychonauts}}''
* ''PacManWorld'' trilogy
** ''VideoGame/PacManWorld''
** ''VideoGame/PacManWorld2''
** ''VideoGame/PacManWorld3''
* ''VideoGame/PacManAndTheGhostlyAdventures''
* ''Franchise/RatchetAndClank (which also dips into ActionAdventure and ThirdPersonShooter)''
** ''[[VideoGame/RatchetAndClank2002 Ratchet & Clank]]''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankGoingCommando''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankUpYourArsenal''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetDeadlocked (which had less platforming than previous installments)''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankSizeMatters''
** ''VideoGame/SecretAgentClank''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureToolsOfDestruction''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankFutureACrackInTime''
** ''VideoGame/RatchetAndClankAll4One''
* ''VideoGame/RocketRobotOnWheels''
* ''VideoGame/{{Skylanders}}: Spyro's Adventure'' (Nintendo3DS version)
** ''Skylanders: Giants'' (also Nintendo3DS version)
* ''Franchise/SlyCooper''
* ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure''
* ''VideoGame/SonicAdventure2''
* ''VideoGame/SpongeBobSquarePantsBattleForBikiniBottom''
* ''VideoGame/TheSpongeBobSquarePantsMovie''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMario64''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioSunshine''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMarioGalaxy2''
* ''VideoGame/SuperMonkeyBall''
* ''Franchise/TombRaider''
** ''[[VideoGame/TombRaiderTheAngelOfDarkness Tomb Raider: The Angel of Darkness]]''
** ''[[VideoGame/TombRaiderLegend Tomb Raider: Legend]]''
** ''[[VideoGame/TombRaiderAnniversary Tomb Raider: Anniversary]]''
** ''[[VideoGame/TombRaider2013 Tomb Raider (2013)]]''
* ''VideoGame/TonicTrouble''
[[/index]]
[[/folder]]
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