Download Platformer Games - Best Software & Apps

  • Limbo

    1.7

    License
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    Platform
    Windows
    Android
    Mac

    An award winning indie horror platformer

    8
    462 votes
    • PROS: Incredibly atmospheric, Excellent graphics, Unique
    • CONS: At times very tough
  • TAG: The Power of Paint

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Paint the town red in this original first-person platformer

    7
    152 votes
    • PROS: Very original idea, Easy to control
    • CONS: No enemies, Too short
  • Iconoclasts

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A beautiful, but unfinished platformer

    9
    10 votes
    • PROS: Looks great, Well designed, Tight controls
    • CONS: Unfinished
  • A Hat in Time

    1

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    A Hat in Time is a new platformer with a classic style

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Fast-paced platform play, Fun soundtrack
    • CONS: Dated graphics, Relatively short play time
  • Trine

    Demo

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    Platform
    Windows
    Mac

    A fantasy physics puzzle platformer

    6
    27 votes
    • PROS: Beautiful graphics, Great voice acting
    • CONS: Movement sometimes obscured
  • Spelunky

    1.1

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows
    Web Apps

    A fantastic free platformer

    7
    74 votes
    • PROS: Lots to explore, Variety of enemies and objects to fin, Retro style and sound
    • CONS: Controls could be be better implemented, Level editor is awkward
  • Iji

    1.6

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Huge sci-fi action platformer

    9
    33 votes
    • PROS: Big game, Good story, Lots of player choice
    • CONS: Text speech can be too long
  • A Hat in Time

    1

    License
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    Platform
    Mac

    A Hat in Time is a new platformer with a classic style

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Fast-paced platform play, Fun soundtrack
    • CONS: Dated graphics, Relatively short play time
  • Agent P Strikes Back for Windows 10

    1.0.0.18

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    A fun, but repetitive platformer

    6
    9 votes
    • PROS: Challenging platforming, Encourages discovery, Forgiving to the novice
    • CONS: Environments are repetitive, Only one type of enemy, Only three levels in the game
  • Dead Cells

    1.0

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    Platform
    Windows

    Dead Cells is a strange delight of an action platformer

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Beautiful pixel-art landscapes and characters, Varied and challenging weapons gear and enemies
    • CONS: Relatively short core campaign, Platforming controls can take a little getting used to
  • Lost Winds

    1.5

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    Platform
    iPhone

    Wind powered platformer

    8
    2 votes
    • PROS: Great art style, Good gameplay, Interesting mechanics
    • CONS: Slow pace can get boring, Older devices have slight lag
  • You Probably Won't Make It

    1.0.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Simple and frustratingly hard platformer

    10
    11 votes
    • PROS: Easy to pick up, Addictive, Rewarding
    • CONS: Too hard!
  • Zineth

    43509 3.5.0

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Fast paced, colorful platformer

    8
    72 votes
    • PROS: Addicting combo system, Challenging gameplay, Rewind and fastfoward abilities, Tons of challenges
    • CONS: Difficult controls with mouse and keyboard, More a proof of concept than a full game
  • Jazz: Trump's Journey

    1.0.2

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Android

    Play your trumpet to fame in this fun platformer

    -
    No votes yet
    • PROS: Great soundtrack, Beautiful art, Challenging gameplay and puzzles, Good storyline, Hidden items and achievments
    • CONS: Only two levels available for free, Controls are a little cramped
  • Jazz: Trump's Journey for Windows 10

    1.0.0.15

    License
    free Download
    Platform
    Windows

    Play your trumpet to fame in this fun platformer

    8
    16 votes
    • PROS: Great soundtrack, Beautiful art, Challenging gameplay and puzzles, Good storyline, Hidden items and achievments, Complete game for free
    • CONS: Controls are a little cramped, Some lag
  • Risk of Rain

    License
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    Platform
    Windows

    Action platformer with roguelike elements

    10
    1 vote
    • 8-Bit Commando

      Beta 0.1.4

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      Are you up to the challenge of this 80s platformer?

      7
      34 votes
      • PROS: Perfect 80s presentation, Tight, simple controls, Nostalgiac
      • CONS: Too tough?, Only one level
    • Miner 2049er Again

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A free version of a much loved 80s platformer

      7
      5 votes
      • PROS: Simple gameplay, Challenging, Bright, cheerful graphics
      • CONS: Irritating sound, No save game
    • Of Light and Shadow

      1.0

      License
      free Download
      Platform
      Windows

      A high quality and fun freeware platformer

      7
      7 votes
      • PROS: Interesting game concept, Good graphics, Atmospheric soundtrack and effects
      • CONS: Movement is awkward at times, Keyboard support not great
    • 10 Second Ninja

      1.0

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      Platform
      Windows

      A puzzle platformer game reminscent of Super Meat Boy in ninja mode

      6
      15 votes
      • PROS: Excellent level construction, Immeadiately addicitive, Strong sense of humor
      • CONS: Lacks originality, Very difficult
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    51.1746.9Windows, Web Apps