Top 5 side-scrolling games for Android phones and tablets

Top 5 side-scrolling games for Android phones and tablets
Ever since Nintendo launched the first Mario game, introducing us to what was about to become the world's most famous plumber, the world was charmed by side-scrolling games. While such games have faded out of popularity on the PC and consoles, the mobile landscape turned out to be the perfect incubator for side-scrolling games to regain their lost popularity and reach new heights in terms of gameplay.

When compiling this list of the best side-scrolling games for Android, we aimed to diversify our picks as much as possible. As such, we've selected games based on multiple criteria such as graphics, gameplay, and atmosphere.

Another thing that we'd like you to bear in mind that these are just a few recommendations to get you started. The Google Play Store is riddled with side-scrolling games, and you'll certainly find other interesting titles lurking in the shadows of the store. 


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9 Comments

1. zeeBomb

Posts: 2318; Member since: Aug 14, 2014

Nice list.

2. AlikMalix unregistered

Might as well said Android and iOS... by the way there are sequels to some of these already....

4. Hexa-core

Posts: 2131; Member since: Aug 11, 2015

He said Android! There are also articles for iOS apps, - get to 'em Period.

3. Tizo101

Posts: 515; Member since: Jun 05, 2015

been looking for such an article - gonna download all

5. iusshpandeh

Posts: 250; Member since: Jul 23, 2014

Paper Monsters, Ariel's World, Rayman Fiesta Run are some of my favs.

6. Scott93274

Posts: 6025; Member since: Aug 06, 2013

Haven't had the chance to play them, but I have tried Limbo, it's dark and twisted, I love it. You should give it a go when you can.

7. RebelwithoutaClue

Posts: 5473; Member since: Apr 05, 2013

I love Valiant Hearts and Never Alone, although the latter is an Nvdia Shield exclusive.

8. _Bone_

Posts: 2155; Member since: Oct 29, 2012

Type:Rider is such a classic.

9. Blazers

Posts: 699; Member since: Dec 05, 2011

The new game Rayman Adventures is pretty good.....as long as the server is working.

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