Side-scroller

Door Kickers: Action Squad

Door Kickers: Action Squad

Door Kickers: Action Squad is a simpler yet still somewhat tactical spinoff of the original Door Kickers game. It’s a side-scrolling action game where you take one of four SWAT characters and complete mission objectives. It’s best played with a buddy via online co-op.

ICEY

ICEY

On the surface, ICEY appears to be a nice enough side-scrolling beat ’em up. But like The Stanley Parable it opens up when you overcome your gaming habits and ignore or break the game’s rules, making it ripe for repeated playthroughs.

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Broforce

Broforce

Broforce is retro-infused Metal Slug-esque run-and-gun side-scroller for PC and Mac that just might melt your brain with its insane chain reactions and explosive action. Beta available now on Steam and Humble.

Flashback (Reveal Trailer)

Flashback (Reveal Trailer)

A 2½D reboot of the classic 1993 2D action-adventure, converted into a true side-scroller by the original core team, and a bit reminiscent of the awesomely addictive Shadow Complex. Headed to Xbox 360 and PS3 soon.

Apotheon

Apotheon

A beautifully stylized side-scroller, Apotheon transports you to the world of ancient Greek mythology as you pass through treacherous lands with sword, spear and shield. On Steam in 2013.

A Walk in the Dark

A Walk in the Dark

An early look at Flying Turtle Software’s artful side-scroller, which draws inspiration from games like Out of this World and Limbo with its evocative visuals. Coming to PCs in 2012.

Video Game in a Box

Video Game in a Box

To showcase their Teagueduino hardware platform, Teague Labs created this physical side-scrolling ‘video game’ based on Super Mario Bros. Looks pretty entertaining based on reactions.

Bangai-O HD (Trailer)

Bangai-O HD (Trailer)

See those tiny specks? Missiles. See that blue dot in the middle? You. This HD version of the classic shooter hits Xbox 360 this Spring with more missiles than anyone should ever have to fend off.

Trailer: Necromachina

Trailer: Necromachina

Square Enix is showing off its latest side-scrolling-actioner, which looks sort of like a 4-player co-op version of Strider. The game hits Playstation Store and Xbox Live Arcade later this year.

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