50 Best Scrolling games

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The best 50 Scrolling games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Scrolling games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Brinko released the 14 September 2017

1# BADLAND 2 - 2015

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5 / 5 "Even more gorgeous than the first one" -- TouchArcade 5 / 5 "A masterpiece" -- AppAdvice 5 / 5 "Exhilarating and enjoyable" -- AppleN'Apps 9.3 / 10 "A must have -- iTopNews.de 9.2 / 10 "Stunning" -- Multiplayer.it 9 / 10 "Seriously, this is one of the best looking games you're ever going to stick onto your iPad or iPhone" -- PocketGamer "Brilliantly crafted side scrolling adventure game that should earn a place on your Christmas list immediately" -- AppSpy Features: - A SINGLE PLAYER campaign with deviously imaginative levels * Internet connection not required for single player - Global ONLINE CHALLENGES * Challenge your friends and others in asynchronous online events - Intuitive two-touch controls combined with innovative level design - Highly immersive audiovisual gaming experience - best enjoyed with headphones - Universal app optimized for iPhones, iPods and iPads - Game Center and iCloud support * Progress synced between all linked iOS devices - Achievements & online leaderboards - 3D Touch support for iPhone 6S and iPhone 6S Plus!

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2# Siesta Fiesta - 2014

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Siesta Fiesta is a colorful action game where players take control of the snoozing Siesta as he’s taken on a one-of-a-kind tour of Fiestaville: home to the beloved Fiestas. Siesta Fiesta combines various elements of classic arcade gameplay to create a truly unique adventure.

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5# Castle Crashers Remastered - 2015

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Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this Remastered edition of the popular 2D arcade adventure from The Behemoth! Up to four friends can play locally or online and save your princess, defend your kingdom, and crash some castles! Intuitive combo and magic system: Unlock an arsenal of new attacks as your character progresses through the game.

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6# Strikers 1945 - 2017

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The famous Strike-Force is called into action to stop the threat and save mankind. Incredible single player action with the all new Endless play mode created only for the PSP. Purchase or use of this item is subject to the PlayStationNetwork Terms of Service and User Agreement.

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8# Sky Force Anniversary - 2017

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The legendary shoot-’em-up is here to celebrate its 10-year anniversary in super-destructive style. Harnessing the intensity of classic arcade games combined with modern visuals, Sky Force Anniversary offers a stunning scrolling shooter experience with an incredible new social gameplay element. Over a decade ago, IGN said, “Put simply, Sky Force is amazing.” Scoring an incredible 9.5 out of 10. And now it’s back. Bigger, bolder and more intense than ever. This 10th anniversary edition adds incredible depth to the series through stunning 3D graphics, intuitive controls and a powerful upgrade system that’ll keep you blasting for hours on end.

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9# Big Action Mega Fight! - 2016

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Big Action Mega Fight! is a classic single player beat 'em up/brawler with a modern twist! Hilarious 2D cartoon combat inspired by Streets of Rage, Final Fight, Turtles in Time and Battletoads. Blast your way through levels filled with luscious art and unforgettable enemies. How fast can you SMASH?

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11# Sky Force Reloaded - 2016

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This stunning shoot em up game combines the classic arcade elements with the new possibilities offered by current technology. Prepare yourself for exciting new missions, more powerful enemies and breathtaking boss battles! "Sky Force Reloaded" offers georgeous 3D graphics, intense gameplay and a lot of new features.

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14# Raiden V - 2016

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A quarter-century after the arcade hit Raiden first left its mark on the shooting genre, the series now comes to the Xbox One in its most modern and advanced form yet! Join the war for Earth's future, where the tide of battle holds constant surprises, in this game that's easy to learn, but difficult to master. Using Xbox One cloud functionality to its fullest, now all players can easily access their data, allowing you and your comrades-in-arms to enter the fray side-by-side!

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15# Dariusburst: Chronicle Saviours - 2015

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DARIUSBURST Chronicle Saviours is the latest installment in Taito's DARIUS series of arcade-style shooting games. Blast hordes of alien sea-monsters, and blaze your own trail through branching environments.

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16# 3D Fantasy Zone - 2015

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Additional features include: adjustable difficulty settings, the ability to save your game for later review, inclusion of both the Japanese and Overseas versions of the original game, a Stage Select feature that allows players to save and resume progress mid-game, and adjustable difficulty settings. 3D Fantasy Zone™ also offers players an unlockable mode with new weaponry and gameplay and an original song called UPA-UPA.

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19# Super Mario Maker for Nintendo 3DS - 2016

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Plus, design courses and share them with other players via the StreetPass™ feature and local wireless**! In this game, you call the shots, and simple touch-screen controls and interactive tutorials make designing courses a snap. Learn design tips and tricks from Mary O. and Yamamura, then share your masterpieces via the StreetPass™ feature and local wireless.

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20# The Disney Afternoon Collection - 2017

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All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel. This collection also offers new ways to play with Boss Rush and Time Attack modes, each of which encourages time-based gameplay and features online leaderboards. Best of all, the in-game Museum will provide history buffs with a wealth of extras to celebrate the era of the original releases, such as concept art, and music all lovingly preserved.

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21# Odin Sphere - 2016

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In Odin Sphere Leifthrasir, experience the world of Erion as it hurtles towards the end of days as warring kingdoms clash for control. Take control of the magnificently hand-rendered characters in this enchanted realm, filled with mythical beasts and gargantuan monsters. Five character plots intertwine with each chapter centering on a unique protagonist and their struggles.

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22# Sky Force 2014 - 2014

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Harnessing the intensity of classic arcade shoot-em-ups combined with the hottest smartphone technology, Sky Force 2014 offers a stunning scrolling shooter experience with an incredible new social gameplay element. Weekly tournaments take place on unique new levels as you battle it out against legions of other Sky Force 2014 players, offering great rewards not only for winning, but for rescuing other pilots whove already been taken down!

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23# 3D Thunder Blade - 2015

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3D Thunder Blade is a recreation of a one-of-a-kind combat originally released in 1987, re-mastered for the Nintendo 3DS™ hand-held system. 3D Thunder Blade also introduces brand new remixes of the original in-game music that can be toggled ‘on’ and ‘off’ and an unlockable Special Mode with updated gameplay, new enemies, and a more powerful fighter.

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24# FullBlast - 2016

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Blast your way through waves of alien invaders in this retro style shooter with modern visuals. Collect power ups, destroy the enemy ships and defeat the mega bosses in 12 action packed levels. On your own or with a friend in local co-op mode.

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