Definition of platformer in English:



  • informal term for platform game
    • ‘It depends whether it's a driving game, a shoot ‘em up, a strategy game or a platformer.’
    • ‘The game plays out as a sideways scrolling platformer.’
    • ‘The game plays like a truly evolved platformer, but shouldn't be tagged a platformer.’
    • ‘The Lost Expedition is an adventure and a platformer in one.’
    • ‘Granted, its developers aimed for a younger audience, but much of the gameplay felt ripped from a number of other third-person platformers.’