Platformer

Game genre theme

The first Platformer video game was released in 1981.

Sega, Gremlin Graphics and Konami published most of these games.

Parent groups

Action, Main game types

Child groups

Puzzle platformer, Cinematic platformer, Hop and bop, Comical Action, Metroidvania, Endless Runner, Vertical platformer, Precision platformer, Platform Hell, Turn-based platformer, Action Runner

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Platforms

NES 85
C64 60
ZX Spectrum 55
BBC 44
Amiga 42
Windows 42
MSX 41
Amstrad CPC 34
SNES 34
Atari ST 33
Apple II E 32
Linux 25
GBA 25
MS-DOS 23
GB 22
GBC 21
Mega Drive 20
GameKing 19
Switch 16
Arcade 16
Master System 15
Atari 400/800 15
PC Engine 15
Game Gear 13
Atari 2600 13
VIC-20 10
PS 9
Atari 5200 8
C16/Plus4 8
Electron 8

By year

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Popular tags

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