TOP 100 SIDE-SCROLLING GAMES

Side-scrolling games are like that large pizza you order on a Saturday night - you just can't get enough. With their trademark left-to-right movement, players get to control a wacky protagonist as they navigate through goofy obstacles, pop colorful balloons and dodge deadly spikes. It's a genre that has stood the test of time and continues to keep us hooked for hours on end. So why do players love side-scrolling games? Is it the excitement of exploring new worlds and discovering hidden secrets? The adrenaline rush of narrowly avoiding danger at the very last second? Or perhaps it's the satisfaction of seeing your character progress and level up as you conquer each level. Whatever the reason may be, we know one thing for sure - this site has got you covered with a well-picked list of the top side-scrolling games out there. So grab your controller and get ready for a wild ride through the world of side-scrolling games.

#01
Games like Infinos Gaiden

Infinos Gaiden

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#02
Games like ISOLAND: The Amusement Park

ISOLAND: The Amusement Park

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#03
Games like Corsair`s Madness Prologue: Jungle`s Island

Corsair`s Madness Prologue: Jungle`s Island

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#04
Games like Rift Racoon

Rift Racoon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.8/10

#05
Games like GLAD VALAKAS TOWER DEFENCE 2

GLAD VALAKAS TOWER DEFENCE 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#06
Games like Tiny Dangerous Dungeons

Tiny Dangerous Dungeons

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, Mac, PC, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#07
Games like Pocket Witch

Pocket Witch

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#08
Games like Cat's Request

Cat's Request

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#09
Games like Teacup

Teacup

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, XSX, PS4, iPhone / iPad, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#10
Games like TOMOMI

TOMOMI

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#11
Games like ILY

ILY

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#12
Games like Star Island

Star Island

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#13
Games like Life is not Auto

Life is not Auto

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#14
Games like Clea

Clea

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#15
Games like CrushBorgs

CrushBorgs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox One
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#16
Games like Castle Formers

Castle Formers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#17
Games like Russian Subway Dogs

Russian Subway Dogs

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS4, PC, Mac, Xbox One
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#18
Games like We are Eva

We are Eva

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#19
Games like Zombotron

Zombotron

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#20
Games like 魔法使いハナビィ Hanaby the Witch

魔法使いハナビィ Hanaby the Witch

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.7/10

#21
Games like Operation STEEL

Operation STEEL

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#22
Games like Mixx Island: Remix

Mixx Island: Remix

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#23
Games like Grand Brix Shooter

Grand Brix Shooter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#24
Games like Bomb Bowling

Bomb Bowling

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#25
Games like Dogworld

Dogworld

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#26
Games like Lost Caves

Lost Caves

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#27
Games like Kungfu Cowboy

Kungfu Cowboy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#28
Games like Mon Amour

Mon Amour

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#29
Games like Minit Fun Racer

Minit Fun Racer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#30
Games like Neon

Neon

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#31
Games like Everybody Wham Wham

Everybody Wham Wham

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#32
Games like Mythargia

Mythargia

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#33
Games like 10mg: Always Down

10mg: Always Down

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#34
Games like Gravity Ace

Gravity Ace

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#35
Games like Spirits Abyss

Spirits Abyss

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#36
Games like BalloonBoyBob

BalloonBoyBob

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#37
Games like Frog Hop

Frog Hop

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Switch, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.6/10

#38
Games like Altero

Altero

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#39
Games like Everslash

Everslash

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#40
Games like AshenForest

AshenForest

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#41
Games like Remnants of Naezith

Remnants of Naezith

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#42
Games like Beastie Land

Beastie Land

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#43
Games like Velocity Noodle

Velocity Noodle

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#44
Games like aMAZE Halloween

aMAZE Halloween

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#45
Games like Rick Henderson

Rick Henderson

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4, Xbox One, Switch, PS5, XSX
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#46
Games like Philophobia: The Fear of Love

Philophobia: The Fear of Love

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#47
Games like Alexio

Alexio

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#48
Games like Lost Astronaut

Lost Astronaut

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#49
Games like Parallel Shift

Parallel Shift

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#50
Games like Maximus 2: Street Gladiators

Maximus 2: Street Gladiators

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#51
Games like Viola: The Heroine's Melody

Viola: The Heroine's Melody

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#52
Games like Montaro RE

Montaro RE

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#53
Games like Epic Dumpster Bear: Dumpster Fire Redux

Epic Dumpster Bear: Dumpster Fire Redux

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS4
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#54
Games like Putty Pals

Putty Pals

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Switch
  • Release: 2017
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#55
Games like Breadsticks

Breadsticks

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#56
Games like Total Party Kill

Total Party Kill

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, iPhone / iPad, Android
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#57
Games like 100 hidden turtles

100 hidden turtles

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#58
Games like BOX RUSH 2: Ice worlds

BOX RUSH 2: Ice worlds

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#59
Games like pixelBOT EXTREME!

pixelBOT EXTREME!

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, PS4, Switch
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#60
Games like GOLF MONSTER

GOLF MONSTER

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.5/10

#61
Games like Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers

Squad 51 vs. the Flying Saucers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#62
Games like Tribal Hunter

Tribal Hunter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#63
Games like Oik Memory: Endgame

Oik Memory: Endgame

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#64
Games like Iron Mandate

Iron Mandate

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#65
Games like That Flipping Mountain

That Flipping Mountain

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#66
Games like Shift Quantum - A Cyber Noir Puzzle Platformer

Shift Quantum - A Cyber Noir Puzzle Platformer

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#67
Games like Cat and Ghostly Road

Cat and Ghostly Road

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS5, PS4, XSX, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#68
Games like Rolling Bird

Rolling Bird

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#69
Games like ZADETTE

ZADETTE

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#70
Games like Entangled

Entangled

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#71
Games like Rifter

Rifter

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2018
  • Rating: 9.4/10

#72
Games like Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

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

#73
Games like Skatemasta Tcheco

Skatemasta Tcheco

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, PS4, PS5, Xbox One
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#74
Games like Blue Wednesday: Prologue

Blue Wednesday: Prologue

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#75
Games like TraumaCore Violence

TraumaCore Violence

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#76
Games like Crazy Mafioso

Crazy Mafioso

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#77
Games like Sockventure

Sockventure

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#78
Games like ProjectTeo

ProjectTeo

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#79
Games like UEBERNATURAL: The Video Game - Prologue

UEBERNATURAL: The Video Game - Prologue

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#80
Games like Shine's Adventures 5(World Of Box)

Shine's Adventures 5(World Of Box)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#81
Games like MECHBLAZE

MECHBLAZE

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#82
Games like Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX)

Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2016
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#83
Games like Tim-Tim 2: "The Almighty Gnome"

Tim-Tim 2: "The Almighty Gnome"

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#84
Games like Hell is Other Demons

Hell is Other Demons

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch, Mac
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#85
Games like Bloody Paws Unleashed

Bloody Paws Unleashed

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2022
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#86
Games like Johnny Chainsaw

Johnny Chainsaw

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#87
Games like ProtoCorgi

ProtoCorgi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Switch
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#88
Games like RRRR2

RRRR2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#89
Games like Astalon: Tears of the Earth

Astalon: Tears of the Earth

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PS4, PC, Mac, Xbox One, XSX
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#90
Games like Wavey The Rocket

Wavey The Rocket

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#91
Games like Freedom Finger

Freedom Finger

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#92
Games like Willy Jetman: Astromonkey's Revenge

Willy Jetman: Astromonkey's Revenge

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, PC, PS4, Mac, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#93
Games like CD-RUN

CD-RUN

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#94
Games like Musasabi

Musasabi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#95
Games like PROTOCOL 11 - Episode 1

PROTOCOL 11 - Episode 1

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#96
Games like Skeleton Punchers

Skeleton Punchers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#97
Games like Elephantasy

Elephantasy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2020
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#98
Games like LAPIN

LAPIN

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, XSX, Xbox One
  • Release: 2023
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#99
Games like Ravva and the Cyclops Curse

Ravva and the Cyclops Curse

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch, PS4, XSX, PS5, Xbox One
  • Release: 2019
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#100
Games like Ninja Ming

Ninja Ming

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 9.2/10