TOP 100 PLATFORM GAMES

Ah, platform games! The genre that's all about running, jumping, and dodging obstacles while trying not to fall to your doom. It's the genre that's given us some of the most iconic characters in gaming: Mario, Sonic, Donkey Kong, and more. But why do players love platformers so much? Is it the thrill of narrowly avoiding death with a perfectly timed jump? The satisfaction of collecting every last coin or power-up? Or is it simply the joy of exploring colorful, imaginative worlds filled with secrets and surprises? Whatever the reason, one thing is certain: platformers have a special place in the hearts of gamers everywhere. And if you're looking for a list of the best platform games out there, you've come to the right place! We've hand-picked the top titles in the genre, from classics like Super Mario Bros. to modern masterpieces like Hollow Knight. Whether you're a seasoned veteran or a newcomer to the genre, there's something here for everyone. So grab your controller, take a deep breath, and get ready to jump into the world of platform gaming!

#01
Games like Super Mario Odyssey

Super Mario Odyssey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#02
Games like Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#03
Games like Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#04
Games like Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

Uncharted 2: Among Thieves

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS3, PS4
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#05
Games like Dell Magazines Crossword

Dell Magazines Crossword

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 9.1/10

#06
Games like Portal 2

Portal 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 9/10

#07
Games like Assassins Creed II

Assassins Creed II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, iPhone / iPad, PS3, Mac
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 9/10

#08
Games like Velocity 2X

Velocity 2X

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 9/10

#09
Games like Super Rude Bear Resurrection

Super Rude Bear Resurrection

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4, Mac
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9/10

#10
Games like Super Mario 3D World

Super Mario 3D World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii, Switch, Wii U
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 9/10

#11
Games like Puppeteer

Puppeteer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS3
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 9/10

#12
Games like Metroid Prime

Metroid Prime

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii, Switch
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.9/10

#13
Games like Super Smash Bros. Brawl

Super Smash Bros. Brawl

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#14
Games like Journey

Journey

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS3, PS4, PC, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#15
Games like Paper Mario

Paper Mario

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii U, Wii, Switch
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#16
Games like Banjo-Kazooie

Banjo-Kazooie

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.8/10

#17
Games like Super Mario World

Super Mario World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1990
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#18
Games like Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, DS, Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#19
Games like Inspector Parker

Inspector Parker

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#20
Games like Viewtiful Joe

Viewtiful Joe

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#21
Games like Sonic Adventure

Sonic Adventure

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PS3, PC
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#22
Games like Super Meat Boy

Super Meat Boy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Wii, PS4, Switch, iPhone / iPad, Android, PS Vita, Wii U
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#23
Games like Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid

Rolando 2: Quest for the Golden Orchid

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#24
Games like Braid

Braid

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Switch, PS5, XSX, Xbox 360, PS3, Xbox One
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#25
Games like Jak II

Jak II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS4, PS Vita, PS3
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#26
Games like Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

Metroid Prime 2: Echoes

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#27
Games like Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#28
Games like Outland

Outland

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, PS3, PC, Mac
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#29
Games like Chaos Rings

Chaos Rings

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS Vita, Console, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#30
Games like LittleBigPlanet 2

LittleBigPlanet 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS3
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#31
Games like New Super Mario Bros.

New Super Mario Bros.

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS, Wii U
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#32
Games like Donkey Kong 64

Donkey Kong 64

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#33
Games like Spelunky

Spelunky

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS Vita, Xbox 360, PS3, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#34
Games like Kirbys Epic Yarn

Kirbys Epic Yarn

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, 3DS, Wii U
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#35
Games like Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

Mario & Luigi: Bowser's Inside Story

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS, 3DS
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#36
Games like OlliOlli World

OlliOlli World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PC, XSX, PS5, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#37
Games like Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

Prince of Persia: The Sands of Time

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, PS3, Xbox 360, Xbox One
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#38
Games like Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

Assassin's Creed IV: Black Flag

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Wii U, Xbox One
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#39
Games like Rayman Legends

Rayman Legends

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Wii, PS3, Wii U, Switch
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#40
Games like Guacamelee!

Guacamelee!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#41
Games like LittleBigPlanet PS Vita

LittleBigPlanet PS Vita

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS Vita
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#42
Games like Gunstar Super Heroes

Gunstar Super Heroes

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#43
Games like Wario Land II

Wario Land II

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#44
Games like Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

Castlevania: Dawn of Sorrow

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#45
Games like Conkers Bad Fur Day

Conkers Bad Fur Day

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#46
Games like Daxter

Daxter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#47
Games like Donkey Kong Country

Donkey Kong Country

  • License: Free
  • Platforms: PC, Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1994
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#48
Games like Night In The Woods

Night In The Woods

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Mac, Switch, iPhone / iPad, PS5, Android, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#49
Games like Ape Escape

Ape Escape

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS4, PS5, PS3
  • Release: 1999
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#50
Games like We Love Katamari

We Love Katamari

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, Switch, PS5, PS4, PC, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#51
Games like Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy

Jak and Daxter: The Precursor Legacy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#52
Games like Psychonauts 2

Psychonauts 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#53
Games like Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Ori and the Will of the Wisps

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, XSX, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#54
Games like Kirby and the Forgotten Land

Kirby and the Forgotten Land

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#55
Games like Gris

Gris

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Mac, iPhone / iPad, PS4, PS5, XSX, Android, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#56
Games like Yoku's Island Express

Yoku's Island Express

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#57
Games like Hollow Knight

Hollow Knight

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#58
Games like Dead Cells

Dead Cells

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch, Mac, iPhone / iPad, PS5, Android, Xbox One
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#59
Games like Super Mario Bros. 3

Super Mario Bros. 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1988
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#60
Games like Super Mario Maker

Super Mario Maker

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U, 3DS
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#61
Games like Sonic Mania

Sonic Mania

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#62
Games like Metroid: Samus Returns

Metroid: Samus Returns

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#63
Games like Cuphead

Cuphead

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Mac, Switch, PS4
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#64
Games like Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, Wii U
  • Release: 2014
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#65
Games like Ratchet & Clank

Ratchet & Clank

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#66
Games like Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, PC, Xbox One, PS4, Mac
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#67
Games like Ori and the Blind Forest

Ori and the Blind Forest

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2015
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#68
Games like inFamous

inFamous

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS3
  • Release: 2009
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#69
Games like Jet Grind Radio

Jet Grind Radio

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, iPhone / iPad, Android, PS3, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#70
Games like Wario Land 4

Wario Land 4

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii U
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#71
Games like Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

Ratchet & Clank: Up Your Arsenal

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, PS3, PS Vita
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#72
Games like LittleBigPlanet

LittleBigPlanet

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, PS3
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#73
Games like Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS3, PS4
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#74
Games like Stray

Stray

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS5, PC, PS4, XSX, Mac, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#75
Games like Neon White

Neon White

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PC, PS5, PS4, XSX
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#76
Games like Iconoclasts

Iconoclasts

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Mac, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#77
Games like Hi-Fi Rush

Hi-Fi Rush

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: XSX, PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#78
Games like Rogue Legacy 2

Rogue Legacy 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One, Switch, XSX, Mac, PS5, PS4
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#79
Games like Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

Ratchet & Clank: Rift Apart

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS5, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#80
Games like It Takes Two

It Takes Two

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, PS5, XSX, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#81
Games like Dreams

Dreams

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#82
Games like Celeste

Celeste

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, Switch, PC, Xbox One, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#83
Games like Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, iPhone / iPad, Android, PS3
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#84
Games like Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

Super Smash Bros. Ultimate

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#85
Games like Guacamelee 2

Guacamelee 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#86
Games like Ratchet: Deadlocked

Ratchet: Deadlocked

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, PS3
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#87
Games like Kirby: Canvas Curse

Kirby: Canvas Curse

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: DS, Wii U
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#88
Games like Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

Crash Bandicoot 2: Cortex Strikes Back

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Android, PS3
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#89
Games like Sonic Adventure 2

Sonic Adventure 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS3, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#90
Games like Super Paper Mario

Super Paper Mario

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#91
Games like Viewtiful Joe 2

Viewtiful Joe 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#92
Games like Jak 3

Jak 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS4, PS Vita, PS3
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#93
Games like Metroid Fusion

Metroid Fusion

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U, Switch
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#94
Games like Bomberman Special

Bomberman Special

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#95
Games like Rayman Origins

Rayman Origins

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS Vita, Xbox 360, 3DS, Wii, PS3, Mac
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#96
Games like Pushmo

Pushmo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: 3DS
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#97
Games like Sonic CD

Sonic CD

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, iPhone / iPad, Android, PS3, Mac
  • Release: 1993
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#98
Games like Donkey Kong Country Returns

Donkey Kong Country Returns

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, 3DS, Wii U
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#99
Games like Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

Lara Croft and the Guardian of Light

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, iPhone / iPad, PS3, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#100
Games like LocoRoco 2

LocoRoco 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Browser, PS4
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.3/10