The time has come to take a look at some of the best 2D platformers for Android. We're talking about games that inspired, frustrated, and kept us entertained for hours on end.

Platformers have been one of the staple games ever released, from the beginning of gaming as we know it. From the first arcade machines to the earliest console and PC games, platformers have fascinated, frustrated and kept us entertained - and I'm not talking about you and me, but millions of people worldwide.

Who doesn't remember the very first time they played Mario? Or one of the very first times you played through Donkey Kong?

It's been a truly great experience and journey over the years, and that leads us to the current day. With smartphones at arms reach or in our pockets, we can immerse ourselves into these wholesome games once again with just a couple of taps.

That's exactly what we'll look at today - a list of the best 2D platformers for Android that take us back decades and bring back memories. So, let's dive right in!