50 Best Side-scrolling games

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The best 50 Side-scrolling games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, 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 Spinch released the 29 September 2018 and ranked #40, Color Guardian released the 28 September 2018 and ranked #41, Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle released the 17 September 2018 and ranked #7.

1# Super Time Force Ultra - 2014

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Super Time Force Ultra is an action-packed platformer with a time-travelling twist! You’re in control of time itself, bending and stretching it to your advantage on the battlefield. Rewind time and choose when to jump back into the action, teaming-up with your past selves in a unique single-player co-op experience! Take control of up to 16 unique characters, and battle across 6 different time periods, from the long-ago past to the far-away future.

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2# Shadow Complex Remastered - 2016

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ChAIRs fresh twist on classic side-scrolling design with modern, cutting-edge gameplay is amplified in Shadow Complex Remastered, featuring all of the content from the award-winning original game, updated with graphical enhancements, all-new dynamic melee take-downs, and additional Achievements and Master Challenges. Story Synopsis: Shadow Complex Remastered propels lost hiker Jason Fleming into the hollows of government conspiracy, dark political motives, and military upheaval. When Jason and his girlfriend Claire accidentally stumble upon a rogue paramilitary group called The Restoration, it soon becomes clear that the factions intent is to set in motion a chain of events that will cause America to collapse into a new civil war.

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3# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. The story mode can be also played in local co-op mode.

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4# Velocity 2X - 2014

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This critically acclaimed sequel to Velocity Ultra weaves together two classic game formats into one seamless adventure, featuring puzzle-platforming action alongside award-winning top-down shoot ‘em-up gameplay!

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5# Battle Chef Brigade - 2017

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Welcome to Victusia, where the members of the elite Battle Chef Brigade are revered for their ability to skillfully take down monsters and transform their kills into delicious cuisine! In order to become a Brigadier you'll need to hunt monsters with combo-based attacks and prepare your freshly-caught ingredients in puzzle-based cooking challenges to serve up winning dishes to the judges all while the round clock ticks down. An Extra Helping of Features Play as two chefs, brought to life with colorful illustrations and VO, in a charming campaign thats equal parts old school brawler and combo puzzling, with a light sprinkling of RPG progression on top.

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6# ICEY - 2016

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ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game and a META game in disguise. As you follow the narrator's omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY's eyes and learn the truth about her world. The narrator will constantly urge you in one direction, but you must ask, "Why? Why am I following his directions?“ Obey? Rebel?

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7# Capcom Beat 'Em Up Bundle - 2018

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This comprehensive collection includes seven classic games, each with various multiplayer options, online capabilities and detailed galleries! 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). 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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8# The Disney Afternoon Collection - 2017

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All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel. This collection also offers new ways to play with Boss Rush and Time Attack modes, each of which encourages time-based gameplay and features online leaderboards. Best of all, the in-game Museum will provide history buffs with a wealth of extras to celebrate the era of the original releases, such as concept art, and music all lovingly preserved.

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10# She Wants Me Dead - 2016

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Max is in trouble. He pissed off his cat Lula and now she’s out to get him. And Lula is far from sweet. She is vicious, cold and unforgiving. More dangerous than Lula are her traps – deadly and brutal killing contraptions with Max’s name written all over them.

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11# Broforce - 2015

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When evil threatens the world, the world calls on Broforce - an under-funded, over-powered paramilitary organization dealing exclusively in excessive force. Brace your loins with up to four players to run ‘n’ gun as dozens of different bros and eliminate the opposing terrorist forces that threaten our way of life.

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13# Forged in Battle: Man at Arms - 2016

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Like an ingot of iron, you will be... FORGED IN BATTLE. Hone your forging abilities with five mini-games that make you feel like a true swordsmith With your forged weapons, battle Lord Vandhars evil forces Unleash apocalyptic battalion attacks to decimate your enemies Gather resources throughout five unique battlefields and later use for improving your weapons effectiveness Forged in Battle: Man at Arms is based on the hit web series, Man at Arms: Reforged

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15# Charlie the Duck - 2017

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This is the AD-FREE and COMPLETE VERSION of Charlie the Duck containing all levels and the ability to start a new game directly from world 1, 2 or 3. So there are some (small) changes in the levels to make everything work well with the constant walking speed.

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16# ChronoBlade - 2018

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ChronoBlade is an indie 2D free-to-play online game developed and published by independent video game company nWay Games. It was currently published on Facebook and is expected to be launched on Android and IOS devices.

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19# Rocket Riot - 2016

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Fire up Rocket Riot and blow your way up! Rocket Riot is an action-packed, side-scrolling shooter set with over 200 levels in an amazing-looking pixel art world. Rocket Riot packs hundreds of zany characters, scrappy mini-bosses and tough hard-boiled bosses. Blast your way through the numerous levels or hide behind it, battling the strangest enemies you will ever encounter. Uncover wacky power-ups, navigate through completely destructible environments, or burrow into different areas of the map for surprise attacks. Destroyed objects regenerate, keeping the action fast-paced. But time doesn’t heal all wounds…

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20# Storm the Train - 2012

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Swipe to switch between equipped agents and take advantage of their individual skills to overcome your enemies. Features * Classic side-scrolling gameplay with explosive action * 12 collectable agents with different skills and abilities * Swipe between your 2 equipped agents * Upgrade numerous weapons, drones, and gadgets * Ride the Challenge Chopper and play for extra daily rewards * Destroy as much as possible to get the highest score

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21# Above: The Fallen - 2017

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Above: The Fallen is a 2D side-scrolling, puzzle - platformer game that is centered around travelling upwards instead of to the left or right. The goal is to climb the trees of an ancient and mystical forest in order to break through the canopy.

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22# Hey! Pikmin - 2017

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Captain Olimar has crashed on an unknown planet inhabited by Pikmin and his first 2D platformer will give you a new perspective on his adorably fierce partners. Touch the screen to throw Pikmin into action: swim with Blue Pikmin, fly with Winged Pikmin, and more to survive hostile wildlife, solve ecological puzzles, and escape! •Help Captain Olimar explore and escape a new world by guiding him and his Pikmin with the stylus •Olimar is a half-pint Hero on a personal mission to save himself •Get a new perspective on the powers and personalities of Pikmin •Tap the touchscreen to choose Pikmin and toss them at objects or enemies

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24# Knights of Valour - 2017

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Beside the thrilling battle combos and secret chambers with treasures to discover, there are also near one hundred unique, fascinating warriors for you to choose, Zhuge Liang, Zhang Fei, Guan Yu, Lv Bu, Da Qiao. REAL Arcade Reproduces the most original combat by the selectable common and advanced battle operation mode.

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25# Dragon's Crown - 2013

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Dragon's Crown allows up to four players to team up locally or online to clear out monster-ridden dungeons, discover precious treasure, and destroy awe-inspiring bosses. Unparalleled in their unique style, Vanillaware painstakingly hand-paints every detail, be it a blade of grass or the scales on the game's impressive dragons.

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