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Side-scrolling is a gameplay concept wherein the player moves from one side of the playfield to the other in a horizontal fashion for a length of time or distance. This method of gameplay is most evident during the third-generation of videogame consoles, encompassing the lifespans of the Nintendo Entertainment System, Sega Master System, and others, wherein side-scrolling largely replaced flip-screen-style navigation.

Platformers (Super Mario Bros., Sonic the Hedgehog), beat 'em ups (Double Dragon and Battletoads), and shooters (R-type, Contra) often make use of side-scrolling.

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Nicalis bringing Aban Hawkins & the 1001 Spikes to eShop and Wii U

Tiny Cartridge reports that Nicalis’s next eShop game (and first Wii U game!) is Aban Hawkins & the 1001 Spikes, an enhanced remake of an Xbox Live game by JPN 8Bits Fanatics. 1001 Spikes is a retro-styled Platform Hell side-scroller that surprises you with death! All the time! The trailer for the original XBL game is attached. By the way, have you seen Nicalis's amazing home page?

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