Pseudo-3D / 2.5D

Video game concept

Variant of 2.5D games that uses 3D graphics but gameplay is limited to 2D plane instead of the other way around.


Alternate names: 2D gameplay
Name variations: 2½D

Flashback (Windows)
WIN 2013-10-01
Alien Hallway (Windows)
WIN 2010-12
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (Xbox 360)
X360 2014-04-01
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate (Windows)
WIN 2014-04-01
Unravel (Xbox One)
XBOX1 2016-02-09
Adiboo & Paziral's Secret (PlayStation)
PS1 2003
Unravel Two (Xbox One)
XBOX1 2018-06-09
George of the Jungle... and the Search for the Secret (Wii)
WII 2008
Rochard (PlayStation 3)
PS3 2011-09-27
Rochard (Windows)
WIN 2011-11-15
Deadlight (Xbox 360)
X360 2012-08-01
Franklin: A Birthday Surprise (PlayStation 2)
PS2 2006-04-18

The first video game about Pseudo-3D / 2.5D was released in 1996.

Electronic Arts, Activision and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment has published most of these games

See also: 2.5D