About Platform Games: Facts and more information
Platform Games, also known as "platformer" is kind of game where you guide an avatar to jump between suspended platforms, different obstacles or both in order to advance to a next level in a game. Many challenges in such games are referred to as jumping puzzle or freerunning.
You must control your avatar, have him run and jump to prevent him from falling down. Platform Games have originated back in early 1980s. Later on they were followed by their 3D successors.