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  • adj. That scrolls horizontally.


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  • As in the original, "LBP2's" core content includes a traditional 2D sidescrolling adventure that, in addition to continuing the story of series star Sackboy, provides a comprehensive overview of the game's tone, its physics engine and what's possible on the creation side of things.

    Kansas City Star: Front Page

  • Rayman Origins has a good time referencing other games and playing with the sidescrolling format; you'll find some wonderful surprises in the game if you stick with it.

    Ars Technica

  • La-Mulana is a sidescrolling platformer, and is being brought to the Wii by the same team that worked on Cave Story.

    IGN Wii

  • Given our love for sidescrolling shooters, we're hoping that Axelsson's intention to release the game publicly eventually pans out.

    Evil Avatar

  • Trip Runner, the first sidescrolling game in the Bit.


  • In 1994, before being canceled at the very last minute by publisher Psygnosis (the ailing Sony Liverpool, these days), DICE Studios was one bug squash away from completing sidescrolling shooter "Hardcore" for the Sega Mega Drive (Genesis).


  • The PlayStation Network version of Castle Crashers, due at some point during this year, is set to bring more than just the infectious hack-and-slash sidescrolling action of the Xbox Live Arcade hit to the PS3.


  • Glitch is a sidescrolling game that allows the player to explore "the minds of eleven great giants walking sacred paths on a barren asteroid who sing and think and hum the world into existence."

    Gamasutra Feature Articles

  • That brought the sidescrolling platformer up to nearly 3.9 million lifetime units in Japan, according to Famitsu data through June 28, as reprinted on NeoGAF, and helped Nintendo top the list of publishers in 2010 with close to 5.5 million total software units sold this year.

    Gamasutra Feature Articles

  • It's a pretty standard platformer, feeling very similar to the original Genesis games, only in 2.5D this time (3D characters but sidescrolling gameplay).

    IGN Xbox 360


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