Challenge winners
Side Scrollers Spectacular!
Completed 1 year ago

Welcome to a special Global Challenge!

This challenge is to pay our respects to the golden age of side-scroller action, to the glory days of 8-bit sound effects and sprite graphics. Modern iterations pay clear homage to these classics, and we want to see your best clips of your best plays from the games that really started it all!

Clips must be from the list of approved games. These include: Axiom Verge, Bloodstained series, Castlevania, Celeste, Cuphead, Dead Cells, Guacamelee! 2, Hollow Knight, Inside, Limbo, Little Nightmares, Mega Man, Metal Slug 3, Moonlighter, My Friend Pedro, Night in the Woods, Ori and the Blind Forest, Rayman Legends, Rogue Legacy, Salt & Sanctuary, Shovel Knight, Sonic Mania, Super Mario Maker 2, Super Mario World, Super Meat Boy, Super Smash Bros. Ultimate, Terraria, and Towerfall Ascension.

If there are other classic or moder side-scroller games you'd like to see added, please contact Lowgain through Discord.


  • One (1) submission per person.
  • Must be your clip.
  • Clips must be from the list of approved side-scroller games.
  • No copyrighted music.
  • Trim your clips -- focus on the good stuff! Must be 45 seconds or under.
  • Caption and description will not be visible during voting so don't worry about them.


  • The winning clips will be be added to every Clutch user's home feed giving it maximum exposure!
  • The top clips will be featured here on the Challenge page once voting has ended.
  • All winning clips will have a permanent badge showing the rank they received in the challenge.

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