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The Last Faith
Action 15 November 2023
An action platformer metroidvania. The Last Faith stars Eric, traversing a dangerous gothic city, trying to learn the truth about an ancient prophecy and the corruption consuming the land.
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.
Action 24 August 2023
The sequel to a 2019 soulslike action platformer. Blasphemous II retains its predecessor's pixel art and enemy design inspired by medieval Christianity.
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.
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.
Action 10 September 2019
A soulslike action platformer. Blasphemous features high-quality pixel art visuals and has us facing down hordes of nightmarish enemies inspired by medieval Christianity.
Action 30 November 2023
A side-scrolling action platformer metroidvania. In TEVI the player traverses a dangerous fantasy world.
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.
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.
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.
Action 25 April 2023
An action platformer metroidvania. Afterimage tells the story of an adventurer exploring the fantasy land of Engardin, learning its secrets, solving its problems and facing numerous dangers.
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.
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.
Momodora: Moonlit Farewell
Action 11 January 2024
The fifth game in the Momodora series, a continuation of the third installment. Momodora: Moonlit Farewell is an action platform metroidvania in which we play as a priestess named Momo, and our task is to fight off the demons.
Action 15 December 2023
A 2.5D action platformer with roguelike elements. Trinity Fusion has us playing as three parallel versions of the protagonist, Maya, fighting to save their respective worlds.
Action February 2024
Metroidvania, in which we play the role of a talented hunter trying to save the kingdom from extinction. The action takes place in a fantastic world full of people, orcs and other creatures.
9 Years of Shadows
Action 27 March 2023
Metroidvania realized in the convention of a platform action game. In 9 Years of Shadows, we are in an abandoned orphanage. We walk through it as a warrior named Europe, and our task is to unravel the mystery of missing orphans and crack down on the forces of evil.
Action 30 August 2018
A hybrid of a classic platform game and of a metroidvania game. The player assumes the role of a ninja warrior who must save his village.
Action 03 November 2022
Ghost Song is a 2D metroidvania action platform game developed by Old Moon. We explore the dark and mysterious world of the moon Lorian V, playing as Deadsuit awakened from a long sleep.
Action 28 March 2024
A 2.5D action platformer metroidvania. Mars 2120 stars Sergeant Anna Charlotte, traversing the first human colony on Mars, learning its secrets, fighting robots and horrifying monsters.
RIN: The Last Child
Action December 2023
An action platformer metroidvania. RIN: The Last Child stars the titular hero, traversing a fantasy world, facing down beasts and wielding powerful spells.
Castle in the Darkness II
Arcade February 2024
Platformer in retro style with RPG elements, referring to the classics of metroidvania genre. Castle In The Darkness II is the responsibility of the independent LABS Works studio with Matt Kap, the creator of the first part, at the head.
Action 03 February 2015
A 2D platform game with an open world, inspired by Greek mythology. It was developed by an indie Canadian studio Alien Trap, known from, e.g. the well-received platform game Capsized. The game tells the story of Hera, who overthrows her husband, Zeus, and, driven by her dislike towards mortals, decides to obliterate them. You play as a hero, who has to reach the summit of Mount Olympus to save humanity and end the tyranny of the gods.