Belt scroll
Belt scroll is a video game genre that is side-scrolling
Side-scrolling video game
A side-scrolling game or side-scroller is a video game in which the gameplay action is viewed from a side-view camera angle, and the onscreen characters generally move from the left side of the screen to the right. These games make use of scrolling computer display technology...

 action with downward camera angle. The character is able to move not only sideways but also vertical to depth within limited area.

This term is mainly used in Japan. It comes from the conveyor belt
Conveyor belt
A conveyor belt consists of two or more pulleys, with a continuous loop of material - the conveyor belt - that rotates about them. One or both of the pulleys are powered, moving the belt and the material on the belt forward. The powered pulley is called the drive pulley while the unpowered pulley...

-like viewpoint.


  • Kunio-kun / Renegade
    Renegade (video game)
    Renegade is a video game released in American and European arcades in 1986 by Taito. It is a westernized conversion of the Japanese arcade game , released earlier the same year by Technos...

     series (1986–1989)
  • Double Dragon series (1987–1994)
  • Final Fight series
    Final Fight
    is a side-scrolling beat-'em-up game originally released by Capcom as a coin-operated video game in . It was the seventh game released by Capcom for their CP System arcade game hardware...

  • Streets of Rage series (1991–1994)
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