50 Best Platform games

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The best 50 Platform games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), PS5 (Playstation 5), Xbox One, Xbox Series X, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are The Little Red Lie released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #43, Narita Boy released the 29 March 2021 and ranked #24, Kaze and the Wild Masks released the 25 March 2021 and ranked #12.

1# Shady Part of Me - 2020

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Overcome emotional struggles across a touching narrative filled with twists and surprises. Embark on a dream-like journey, with breathtaking artistic direction and the enthralling voice of Hannah Murray (Game of Thrones, Skins).

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4# Horace - 2019

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"The best platformer of 2019."Horace is a huge platforming adventure which pushes the boundaries of the genre with a profound story of a small robot learning of life, the universe and Douglas Adams. Made by videogame lovers for videogame lovers!

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5# Super Mario Odyssey - 2017

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An installment in the Super Mario series, the story follows Mario and Cappy, a spirit that possesses Mario's hat and allows him to take control of other characters and objects, as they set on a journey across various worlds to save Princess Peach from his nemesis Bowser, who plans to marry her. Super Mario Odyssey is a platform game in which players control the titular protagonist, Mario, as he travels across many worlds on the Odyssey, his hat-shaped ship, in an effort to rescue Princess Peach from Bowser, who plans to marry her. The game sees Mario traveling to various worlds known as "Kingdoms", which return to the free-roaming exploration-based level design featured in Super Mario 64 and Super Mario Sunshine, with each featuring unique designs ranging from photo-realistic cities to more fantasy-based worlds. Certain levels feature areas called "flat" zones, where Mario is placed in a side-scrolling environment similar to his appearance in the original Super Mario Bros. In addition to Mario's existing repertoire of moves, such as triple-jumping and wall-jumping, Mario is able to throw out his cap, which is the physical form of a spirit named Cappy.

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6# Rayman Legends - 2017

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Michel Ancel, the celebrated creator of Rayman®, Beyond Good & Evil®, and the Raving Rabbids®, returns to unleash his innovative creativity on this new entry into the Rayman® franchise.When Rayman, Globox, and the Teensies discover a mysterious tent filled with captivating paintings, they are suddenly transported to a series of...

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7# Iconoclasts - 2018

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Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.

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8# Olija - 2021

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Olija is a game about Faraday's quest, a man shipwrecked then trapped in the mysterious country of Terraphage. Armed with a legendary harpoon, he and other castaways try to leave this hostile country to return to their homelands.

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9# Celeste - 2018

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Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain.

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10# Pumpkin Jack - 2020

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Pumpkin Jack is a Spooky Scary 3D platformer in which you embody Jack, the Mythical Pumpkin Lord! Dive into an Epic Adventure through otherworldly landscapes and help the Evil annihilate the Good!

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11# Oddmar - 2018

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Oddmar struggles with life in his village and is not worthy of a place in Valhalla. He is shunned by his fellow Vikings and must redeem himself of his squandered potential. One day he is offered an opportunity to prove himself, but at a price... IMMERSE yourself in an epic Viking story animated as a motion comic. JOURNEY through 24 beautifully hand-crafted levels of physics-based puzzles and platforming challenges. DISCOVER your true power with magically imbued weapons and shields. ENCOUNTER new friends and foes on your journey through magical forests, snowy mountains and treacherous mines. Oddmar supports Google Play game saves and game controllers.

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12# Kaze and the Wild Masks - 2021

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Go on a journey as Kaze in this 90’s classics inspired platformer. When the Crystal Islands get cursed, Kaze needs to save her friend Hogo while facing enraged living vegetables. Find the Wild Masks to unleash the powers of the legendary guardians and master land, sky and sea.

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13# Shovel Knight - 2014

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Uphold the virtues of Shovelry, earn relics and riches, and discover the true meaning of shovel justice! Jump, battle foes, and discover treasures as you quest to defeat the Order of No Quarter and their vile leader, The Enchantress. Take control of Specter Knight to dash through completely redesigned levels by climbing walls, mastering a new arsenal of weapons, and slashing your foes to ribbons.

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14# Size Matters - 2019

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Screenshot of the video game Size Matters
Screenshot of the video game Size Matters
Screenshot of the video game Size Matters

You play as a scientist who is shrinking every second in a race against time! Find all the ingredients and formulas scattered around the laboratory, which are necessary for producing the life-saving antidote.

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15# TOKI - 2019

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The return of the wacky monkey!Toki sets off on a new adventure! The cult action/platform game originally released on arcade machines in 1989 is back with a super-simian new version, featuring all-new hand-drawn graphics and re-orchestrated music!

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16# It Takes Two - 2021

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Embark on the craziest journey of your life in It Takes Two. Invite a friend to join for free with Friend’s Pass and work together across a huge variety of gleefully disruptive gameplay challenges.

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17# Fez - 2017

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Gomez is a 2D creature living in a 2D world. Or is he? When the existence of a mysterious 3rd dimension is revealed to him, Gomez is sent out on a journey that will take him to the very end of time and space. Use your ability to navigate 3D structures from 4 distinct classic 2D perspectives. Explore a serene and beautiful open-ended world full of secrets, puzzles and hidden treasures. Unearth the mysteries of the past and discover the truth about reality and perception. Change your perspective and look at the world in a different way.

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19# Shift Quantum - 2018

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Shift Quantum is a tech noir puzzle-action platformer that will bend your mind. It will squeeze your gray matter out with its unique SHIFT mechanic allowing you to invert black and white space. Explore Axon Vertigo, a brain power extraction platform to unveil its secrets and solve each brain-drilling level.

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20# Mega Man 11 - 2018

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To save the day, the Blue Bomber must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, which now changes the heros appearance with new levels of detail. The innovative new Double Gear system lets you boost Mega Man's speed and power for a new twist on the satisfying gameplay the series is known for. Mega Man 11 also features a variety of extra modes including time trials, missions, global leaderboards, a gallery of concept art, and more!

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21# M.E.A.T. RPG - 2021

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M.E.A.T. is a pixel art RPG game in a horror sci-fi setting, with renowned fight, movement and character development systems. Unravel the mystery of a sinister substance and become the hero of a small Canadian city during the Gold Rush era.

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22# Flipping Death - 2018

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Leap between platforms, solve puzzles and help the dead rest in peace by possessing the living and making them dance around at your merest whim in this comedy adventure game by Zoink Games, with writing by the Eisner-award winning Ryan North. - Dive into a rich, colorful world: Explore vivid environments in a pop-up book style and make your way through a completely original storyline! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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23# A Hat in Time - 2017

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A Hat in Time is a cute-as-heck 3D platformer featuring a little girl who stitches hats for wicked powers! Freely explore giant worlds and recover Time Pieces to travel to new heights!

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24# Narita Boy - 2021

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Become symphonic in Narita Boy! A radical action-adventure as a legendary pixel hero trapped as a mere echo within the Digital Kingdom. Discover the mysteries behind the Techno-sword, lock swords with the corrupt and tainted Stallions. Save the world!

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25# Forgotton Anne - 2018

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Step into a hand-animated realm of wonder in which everyday objects take on a life of their own. Uncover the Forgotlings’ mysteries & harness magical forces as you embark upon a quest to return home.

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