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Terraria
Terraria

Arcade 16 May 2011

A sandbox platform game by indie studio Re-Logic, sometimes called the 2D version of the popular Minecraft. There is no set goal; your task is basically to shape the randomly-generated world around you. At first you only have a few basic tools, which allow you to dig and find resources, chop wood, and create simple structures. As the game progresses, due to the extensive crafting system, you discover better tools, allowing you to create advanced materials and to fight monsters.

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Hollow Knight
Hollow Knight

Arcade 24 February 2017

Hollow Knight is a 2D metroidvania game developed by the indie studio Team Cherry. The game takes us to a fantasy underground world located bellow the city of Dirtmouth. The place attracts numerous adventurers, who disappear without a trace when they enter it. We play as an adventurer who decides to face the challenge and find riches, fame, and the answers he is looking for in that underground world. The game is presented from a side-scrolling perspective.

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Dead Cells
Dead Cells

Action 07 August 2018

An action game with roguelike and metroidvania elements by indie French studio Motion Twin. During the game, you explore a grim castle, whose elements (such as chambers, cloisters, and sewers) are procedurally generated. Given the permadeath system, it means that each new gameplay is a fresh experience, during which you can discover new parts of the fortress. An important aspect of Dead Cells is combat, which is very difficult.

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F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch
F.I.S.T.: Forged in Shadow Torch

Action 07 September 2021

Arcade action game, belonging to the well-known subspecies of metroidvania. The production is set in the universe in the climate of dieselpunk, and the player takes on the role of quite an original hero - a humanoid rabbit, wearing a powerful mechanical arm on his back. The Chinese studio TiGames is responsible for creating this title.

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Flynn: Son of Crimson
Flynn: Son of Crimson

Action 15 September 2021

Platform action game enriched with elements taken from the genre of metroidvania. The main character of Flynn: Son of Crimson is the title boy, whose shoulders are responsible for stopping the expansion of the hellish dimension of The Scourge, which is absorbing more and more parts of the continent.

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Grime
Grime

RPG 02 August 2021

GRIME is a combat-focused action adventure game with RPG elements, in which we absorb the remains of our enemies to strengthen our own abilities. It is the debut game of the independent Clover Bite studio.

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps
Ori and the Will of the Wisps

Arcade 11 March 2020

The second part of the metroidvania series, in which the players play the title ghost. In Ori and the Will of the Wisps, the protagonist leaves Nibel forest to discover his true destiny as he travels through an exotic world.

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Death's Gambit: Afterlife
Death's Gambit: Afterlife

RPG 30 September 2021

An improved and expanded version of the 2018 metroidvania. In Death's Gambit: Afterlife, the controls and combat system have been improved, new locations and previously unavailable bosses have been prepared, and the class and skill system has been tweaked and crafting has been expanded.

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Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights
Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights

RPG 21 June 2021

Metroidvania game in the format of an action platform game with RPG elements. In Ender Lilies: Quietus of the Knights we find ourselves in a ruined kingdom, which we wander as a priestess using skills of defeated enemies in battle.

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Metroid Dread
Metroid Dread

Action 08 October 2021

The fifth main installment in the Metroid series starring Samus Aran. In Metroid Dread, the famous bounty hunter must face a whole new threat from both aliens and deadly E.M.M.I. robots.

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Starbound
Starbound

Action 22 July 2016

An exploration game that eludes standard genre classification, developed by independent studio Chucklefish. Starbound combines elements of a 2D sandbox platformer and a strategy game. As you play, you explore and colonize other planets, provide for their inhabitants, construct useful items and vehicles, as well as fight hostile aliens. The game is set in a procedurally generated world,providing a great amount of freedom to the players.

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Ori and the Blind Forest
Ori and the Blind Forest

Action 11 March 2015

A two-dimensional platformer with RPG elements, produced by Moon Studios, an independent developer. It belongs to a subgenre called metroidvania. We assume the role of a young and inexperienced forest spirit who will try to learn more about himself and the world around him during his long journey. In the game we explore vast areas full of hidden passages and shortcuts while solving puzzles and facing challenges testing our agility.

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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition
Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Action 11 March 2016

An expanded edition of the warmly received platform game developed by Moon studio in 2015. The story of Ori and the Blind Forest focuses on the titular spirit of the forest who is trying to learn something about itself and the world that surrounds it. The game lacks any dialogues and the story is told by using the gameplay and mute cutscenes. As for the mechanics, the game belongs to the subgenre called metroidvania.

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Blasphemous
Blasphemous

Action 10 September 2019

A platform action game, in which the players are taken to a dark, fantasy world filled with dark forces. During the game, the players are facing legions of nightmarish creatures as they travel through grim, non-linear locations.

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Hollow Knight: Silksong
Hollow Knight: Silksong

Arcade TBA

Hollow Knight: Silksong is a 2D platformer from Team Cherry, a continuation of the hit of 2017. The game offers a great world with a partially open structure, a crafting system and an extensive dexterity combat system, based on acrobatic maneuvers.

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Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood
Castlevania Requiem: Symphony of the Night & Rondo of Blood

Action 26 October 2018

A set of two classic Castlevania games, including the cult classic Symphony of the Night and Rondo of Blood. The package includes original versions of both productions, although with a few additional options.

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night
Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Action 18 June 2019

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is an action-adventure platform game set in a gothic horror setting. The game is a spiritual successor to the Castlevania series. The person in charge of Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night was Koji Igarashi, who previously worked on the Castlevania series over the course of many years. The game revolves around exploring a large castle, which is crawling with demons the players need to fight against, you also develop your character and gather items.

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The Last Faith
The Last Faith

Action 2022

Metroidvania game, created in the form of a action platformer. In The Last Faith we play the role of Erica, who is walking through a dangerous gothic city, trying to discover the truth about the old prophecy and corruption digesting the metropolis.

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Yoku's Island Express
Yoku's Island Express

Arcade 29 May 2018

An original mixture of a platformer and a metroidvania game, developed by Villa Gorilla - a small Swedish studio. The game is set on Mokunama - an island where the player meets the protagonist - a sympathetic beetle. Working as a postman, he stumbles upon traces of a serious affair, the victim of which is an ancient divine being that had been taking care of the land. The insect's goal is to find a way to wake up the sleeping guardian in order to bring peace and order back to the island.

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Unbound: Worlds Apart
Unbound: Worlds Apart

Arcade 28 July 2021

Metroidvania type game, made in the convention of a platform game. In Unbound: Worlds Apart, we play the hooded Sol; he is able to open portals that create "bubbles" of alternative reality around him, thus dealing with various problems.

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Vigil: The Longest Night
Vigil: The Longest Night

Action 14 October 2020

Vigil: The Longest Night is a classic metroidvania set in a universe of dark fantasy, characterized by a high level of difficulty, challenging combat, grotesque monsters and an interesting graphic design. Glass Heart Games is responsible for the creation of the game.

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Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - The Deluxe Edition
Batman: Arkham Origins Blackgate - The Deluxe Edition

Action 25 October 2013

A spin-off installment to the Warner Bros.’ Batman: Arkham series, initially developed for handheld consoles. The story follows the plot of Batman: Arkham Origins, giving us the opportunity to experience more of Batman’s adventures from before when he became the Dark Knight. The action is set in the eponymous Blackgate prison, where Batman has to quell an inmate riot. Arkham Origins Blackgate is a classical beat ‘em up fighting game.

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Cave Story
Cave Story

Arcade 22 May 2004

One of the nicest platform independent games. The production tells about the adventures of a daredevil who travels through an unusual, fantastic world, in which it does not happen best. The breed of underground beings is harassed by the evil Doctor. The hero must help the defenceless inhabitants of the caves. The game surprises with its extensive locations, twists and turns and very well thought-out gameplay.

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Axiom Verge 2
Axiom Verge 2

Action 11 August 2021

Axiom Verge 2 is the second installment in a series of metroidvania games launched in 2015. The production is an independent whole and has been designed in such a way that knowledge of the previous part is not required. Thomas Happ is again responsible for production.

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