Making this 5 Best Platformers Without a Jump Button list was hard. Platformer design is pretty tried and true at this point: run, jump, don’t die on spikes. Even minimalist platformers like Cannabalt have a jump button. However, we scoured the world of both indie and AAA titles to find real games with real platforming action that don’t let you jump on command. These are the 5 Best Platformers Without a Jump Button.