Moving platforms

Other (objects, etc.) entity

Features inexplicable platforms - that either float or are attached to some background machinery - which move up and down, left and right, and the player is required to jump from one to the other.

289
games
54
platforms

Alternate name: Floating platforms

Timing the jumps is often important factor. Missing a jump often involves death or having to backtrack significant distance of the level before they can attempt it again. Common feature in platformers.

The first Moving platforms video game was released on November 1982.

Sega, ASCII and Konami published most of these games.

Parent group

Platformer elements

Platforms

Linux 58
NES 45
Windows 31
PC Engine 13
Mac OS X 11
Famicom Disk System 8
Amiga 8
PS3 7
X360 7
GB 7
MS-DOS 6
C64 6
Atari ST 6
Mega Drive 5
ZX Spectrum 5
Atari 400/800 4
Amstrad CPC 4
Master System 3
MSX 3
Arcade 3
NEC PC9801 2
PS4 2
PS Vita 2
Tatung Einstein 2
PC Engine 2
BSD 2
MICRO 7 - FM7 2
Tandy Coco 2
Switch 2
Neo-Geo 2

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