Think of games like Mario Bros, Streets of Rage, Kung Fu, Turtles in Time, or the original parallax scrolling game, Moon Patrol. Parallax scrolling is when there are multiple layers of images all moving at different speeds, causing a 2D image to have a 3D-like effect.
On websites, parallax scrolling serves a particular purpose. That purpose is to increase the impact of the message. It’s a way to control the narrative. When done correctly, parallax scrolling actually adds to the message the designer/company is trying to convey.
In this round-up, we have collection of amazingwebsite designs featuring the parallax scrolling effect.