Vertical platformer

Game genre theme

A platforming sub-genre where player traverses mainly vertically up or down, often scaling a tower or similar.

68
games
40
platforms

The first video game about Vertical platformer was released in 1984.

Namco, Hewson and Ocean has published most of these games

Not to be confused with Comical Action genre which usually involves a screen locked scenes where each level change involves a transition up or down.

Parent group

Platformer

Platforms

NES 5
iOS 4
Arcade 4
Amiga 4
Atari ST 4
GBA 3
Android 3
Linux 2
PS 2
Windows 2
Nintendo DS 2
ZX Spectrum 2
C64 2
GBC 2
Amstrad CPC 2
Atari 7800 1
GameCube 1
OS/2 1
BeOS 1
Atari 400/800 1
Wii 1
Dreamcast 1
X360 1
Famicom Disk System 1
GB 1
Flash 1
Master System 1
WonderSwan Color 1
Mega Drive 1
NEC PC8801 1

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