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  • noun Plural form of side-scroller.

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  • If you played one, you ended up playing them all: "League of Evil," with its blocky, Crayola-colored characters and double-jumping action, looks like a dead ringer for tried-and-true classics like "River City Ransom," "Ninja Gaiden" and a whole slew of addictive 8-bit side-scrollers.

    The New Retro

  • A lot of the games that come out of there have a more retro feel to them 2D side-scrollers and the like.

    David Steffen's quest for publication and world domination: Website Recommendation: Abandonia

  • Interaction fiction, arcade titles, 2D side-scrollers, isometric RPGs, and first person shooters all have advantages and disadvantages to how they deal with space–some technical in nature, some design-based.

    Archive 2009-09-01

  • Interaction fiction, arcade titles, 2D side-scrollers, isometric RPGs, and first person shooters all have advantages and disadvantages to how they deal with space–some technical in nature, some design-based.

    Poignant pixels and the 5th dimension of storytelling

  • The games have tended to be numbingly boring side-scrollers in which the action serves merely as a clumsy deus ex machina to entice kids to reading dollops of in-game scripture.

    Going Into Godmode in Left Behind

  • But having now played two full levels, I have to say that Scott Pilgrim vs. the World is shaping up as one of the more enjoyable side-scrollers in recent memory.

    IGN PS3

  • Actually, 2D isn't quite right -- the interface utilizes a lot of layers within a single page, so when you're swiping through menus you get a kind of parallax scrolling effect reminiscent of 16 bit side-scrollers (think Castlevania for the SNES).

    Engadget Mobile

  • Actually, 2D isn't quite right -- the interface utilizes a lot of layers within a single page, so when you're swiping through menus you get a kind of parallax scrolling effect reminiscent of 16 bit side-scrollers (think Castlevania for the SNES).

    Original Signal - Transmitting Gadgets

  • There's a messy XP system that can be easily exploited, cheap workarounds to defeat many of the bosses, and near-flat hit boxes for enemies that cause as much mild annoyance in Scott Pilgrim as they did in classic 2D side-scrollers like Double Dragon or Streets of Rage.

    TotalVideoGames.com

  • The game looks at the classic franchise from a new perspective: While much of the game is reminiscent of 2-D side-scrollers, players can switch the perspective into 3-D at any time as they explore the twisting passages of a derelict space station and delve deep into a cinematic, never-before-told story of bounty hunter Samus Aran's past.

    Console-Spot

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