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MultiVersus
MultiVersus

Fighting December 2022 (early access since 19 July 2022)

Multiversus is a 2.5D fighting game based on the free-to-play model, allowing you to fight battles between famous Warner Bros. characters in full platform arenas. Fighters include Batman, Superman, Bugs Bunny and Shaggy.

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Cuphead
Cuphead

Arcade 29 September 2017

A two-dimensional action game with designs resembling old cartoon movies, which is a debut production of StudioMDHR, an independent developer. In Cuphead, we assume the role of a gambling addict that loses his soul to the devil during one of his sessions. To retrieve it, he needs to work off its equivalent. When it comes to mechanics, the game is a 2D fighting game with a degree of platforming elements – we participate in continuous 1v1 fights, taking place on special 2D arenas.

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Little Nightmares
Little Nightmares

Arcade 28 April 2017

A platformer game by Tarsier Studios. The player assumes the role of Six, a heroine who was kidnapped by monsters and locked in an underwater complex called The Maw. Her task is to escape this terrifying place which is difficult because of dangers, inspired by childhood nightmares, that lurk behind every corner.

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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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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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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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Space Tail
Space Tail

Arcade November 2022

Space Tail is a 2.5D platform adventure game The player controls a dog exploring alien planets. The gameplay focuses both on arcade exploration and avoiding dangers, as well as solving many ingenious puzzles.

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Inside
Inside

Arcade 29 June 2016

Inside is the second project of the independent Danish studio PlayDead, which became famous by creating the cult game Limbo. The game's development was partially funded by a grant from the Danish government. The story tells about a young boy who must stop the forces of evil that are trying to take over the world by experimenting on humans. The gameplay mechanics are similar to classic platformer games.

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Prince of Persia (1989)
Prince of Persia (1989)

Adventure 03 October 1989

A classic two-dimensional platformer game developed by Broderbund Software. The game set the direction for the genre, and many later platformers were trying to follow it. The player assumes the role of the eponymous Prince of Persia, whose task is to rescue a beautiful princess held by the evil vizier Jaffar who has kidnapped her in order to take over the kingdom ruled by her father. Unless the princess decides to marry Jaffar, she will die.

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Moonscars
Moonscars

Action August 2022

Moonscars is a metroidvania action platform game about a clay warrior Grey Irma, who wanders the dark world in search of the truth about herself. It was developed by Black Mermaid, an indie studio.

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Loopmancer
Loopmancer

Action 13 July 2022

A platform action game with roguelike elements. In Loopmancer we explore the cyberpunk city and its surroundings, eliminating hosts of opponents and trying to find a way out of the loop in which the main character got stuck.

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Spiritfarer
Spiritfarer

Adventure 18 August 2020

A hybrid of adventure game, platform game and economic strategy, whose main theme is... dying. In Spiritfarer, the player takes on the role of a girl who, like a mythical Charon, takes the dead to the underworld on her boat. The production was developed by the Canadian independent studio Thunder Lotus Games.

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Little Nightmares II
Little Nightmares II

Arcade 11 February 2021

Sequel of the memorable 2017 platformer produced by Tarsier studio. Little Nightmares II introduces new heroes, locations and enemies, preserving the unique atmosphere of the first installment.

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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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Unravel
Unravel

Arcade 09 February 2016

An action-logic platform game created by Coldwood Interactive in cooperation with the Electronic Arts company. You play as Yarny, a character made of yarn, who travels across various locations, inspired by the landscape of northern Scandinavia, in search of traces of his long lost family. Scores of adventures await you, requiring you to cleverly use the protagonist’s unique ability of unraveling his own body.

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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 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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Leaden Sky
Leaden Sky

Action 2023

Science fiction horror platform action game. In Leaden Sky we play as a soldier trying to destroy the Tower - a structure generating force field creating various anomalies and causing strange mutations in people.

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Rayman Legends
Rayman Legends

Arcade 29 August 2013

An action 2D platform game starring a sympathetic creature of a protagonist. The game was developed by Ubisoft Montpellier and is the fifth full-fledged installment in the series created by Michel Ancel. This time the titular protagonist and his friend Globox must face nightmares which have created amazing worlds during the 100 years they have spent in the Crossroads of Dreams. Rayman must also free the Teensies captured by the clone of the deceptive Magician.

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Sonic Mania
Sonic Mania

Arcade 15 August 2017

A 3D platformer that came out as a reboot of one of the most popular adventure game series, featuring the titular Sonic the Hedgehog. This production was created by a SEGA’s subsidiary, Sonic Team, employing people who helped create the series and its most important iterations.

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Noita
Noita

RPG 15 October 2020

A representative of the roguelike species, in which we play the role of a magician wandering through the gloomy underworld. In comparison to other games, whose graphics were made in pixel art technique, Noita stands out due to its extensive possibilities of destroying the environment - each pixel here is a separately animated object subject to the laws of physics.

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Sonic Generations
Sonic Generations

Arcade 01 November 2011

Sonic Generations is an arcade platformer designed to celebrate the 20th birthday of the title blue hedgehog. In the game created by the Sonic Team there are two incarnations of Sonik - classic and modern, which try to eliminate holes in space-time. There are many locations in the game, which are a reference to the levels, known to fans of earlier versions of the cycle.

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Oddworld: Soulstorm
Oddworld: Soulstorm

Arcade 06 April 2021

Oddworld: Soulstorm is another game in the popular platform-adventure game series developed by Oddworld Inhabitants Inc. and Frima Studio. The game is a direct sequel to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty, a 2013 remake of Oddworld: Abe's Oddysee, and is loosely based on Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus. Once again, we control Abe, a friendly Mudokon who managed to escape from the Glukkon's grip, and now leads three hundred of rescued Mudokons into the unknown.

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