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#1 Aerannis

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Aerannis is a Metroidvania, Side-Scrolling, Platform, and Single-player video game created and published by Ektomarch. In this game, the player controls a female assassin named s Ceyda Fari to uncover the truth of her world. Her missions are to talking hostage, involve sneaking around, laying down traps, use different kinds of human shields, and assassinating those who are a part of the conspiracy.

At the start, the player needs to complete her practice missions to learn about the game. After completing a tutorial level, the game allows the player to get into the game world where she can explore different rooms, collect new weapons, and eliminate a massive force of enemy creatures.

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#2 Oblitus

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Oblitus is an Action-Adventure, Side-Scrolling, Platform, and Single-player video game created by Conner UIlmann and published by Adult Swim Games. The game takes place in the 2D procedurally generated landscape that is both dangerous and beautiful, where the player plays like a warrior who starts his adventure to test his limit against the brutal and mysterious world.

It is an addictive Metroidvania video game that allows the player to explore four different areas of the game and defeat all the enemy creatures to complete his objectives. The player starts his adventure without any weapon, but after proceeds, it allows the player to collect different kinds of guns and learn spells to defeat monsters.

#3 King Lucas

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King Lucas developed and published by DevilishGames. It is a Metroidvania, Platform, Side-Scrolling, Single, and Multiplayer video game. Control King Lucas and the three princesses’ love in the massive castle to find his passion. The game takes place in the randomly generated world where the player can move horizontally and vertically through the rooms until the player reaches his target.

Once the player can reach his goal, the game gets more complicated, and larger areas will be automatically unlaced with up to 1000 challenging rooms. Collecting objects and defeating monsters will reward the player, which the player can use to purchase new upgrades, crystal balls, and new weapons.

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#4 Chronicles of Teddy

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Chronicles of Teddy is a Platform-Adventure, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game developed by LookAtMyGames and published by Aksys Games. According to the story of the game, a young girl enters a portal leading from her house into the massive fantasy world to rescue her friend from the land evil. It is an action-packed side-scrolling game that allows the player to take on the role of a young girl who can run and jump as well as purchase new items and equipment that will help the player to progress.

The game features multiple levels, and at each level, the player defeats a number of monsters with her weak sword. During the play, the player must discover many aspects of the world, including the mechanics’ menu and much more. Chronicles of Teddy includes prominent features such as different background themes, lots of upgrades, power-ups and replay abilities, etc. The game offers great mechanics, smooth controls, and a well-written storyline.

#5 Salt and Sanctuary

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Salt and Sanctuary is a 2D, Action, Role-playing Metroidvania, Platform, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Ska Studios. In this game, the player can take on the role of a princess who lives on an unknown island where she aims to defeat Nameless God’s castle, find a well with which she can escape the island to reach her home.

The gameplay is almost the same as other Metroidvania games in which the player can explore different dungeons of the game, interact with the environment, collect useful items, and kill all the enemy creatures to progress. The game features a massive inventory system that allows the player to use a variety of things to complete his objectives. In each dungeon, the player faces different kinds of enemies, including a powerful boss that makes the game more challenging.

#6 Apotheon

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Apotheon is an Action-Adventure, Role-playing, side-Scrolling, Platform, Single and Multiplayer video game created and published by Alientrap. It is an addictive, fast-paced 2D Metroidvania game with an excellent combination of art style and the narrative based on Ancient Greek mythology.

In this game, the player can control a young warrior named Nikandreos, who, with the help of Hera, battles the Olympian Gods to save his nation. The player can use different kinds of weapons, including the sword, spears, knives, bows, etc., to defeat monsters.

#7 La-Mulana

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La-Mulana is a Single-player, Platform-Adventure, and Metroidvania video game developed by NIGRO and published by AGM Playism. The protagonist of the game is Lemeza, a wielding adventurer who explores the tomb within the La-Mulana.

It contains only one ending and multiple ways to get there to complete his objectives. It has lots of power-ups that the player must collect to reach the new area. In this game, the primary aim of the player is to discover the secret treasure of life by solving the numbers of puzzles and defeating enemies. The player is only equipped with a whip and has a small amount of vitality that will help the player to complete his objectives.

#8 Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD

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Castlevania: Lords of Shadow – Mirror of Fate HD is an Action-Adventure, Side-scrolling, Combat, and Single-player video game, serving as a sequel to Castlevania: Lords of Shadow. In this game, the player can assume the role of a protagonist named Gabriel Belmont, who starts his adventure across the destiny to discover his true fate.

According to the gameplay, the player can explore Dracula’s castle to discover the hidden secrets with the help of different characters. Each one has its abilities and attack. It is a fast-paced, action-packed side-scrolling battle video game that allows the player to explore the different areas of the game, collect power-ups, use his unique weapons, and kill all the enemy creatures to progress.

#9 1000 Amps

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1000 Amps is a Puzzle-Platform, Adventure-based, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game developed and published by Brandon Brizzi. Light up the world, as the Plug its player’s responsibility to restore the expansive Amp-Tree-System and thwarting a mysterious intruder.

There are more than 1000 rooms in the game, and the player aims to navigate each room and repairs the lights by solving the numbers of puzzles. Each room of the game offers different difficulties and problems to solve and progress.

#10 Alwa’s Awakening

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Alwa’s Awakening is an Adventure-based, Metroidvania, Platform, and Single-player video game created and published by Elden Pixels. In this game, the player can take on the role of a female protagonist named Zoe to start his adventure in an unknown world to bring peace to the land of Alwa.

It is an action-packed side-scrolling platform game that allows the player to traverse dangerous dungeons, meet non-player characters, explore the massive environment of the game, collect items and try to kill all the enemy creatures to progress. Like the old classics game, the player won’t have a flashing arrow that telling the player exactly where to go and what to do.

#11 Ghost 1.0

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Ghost 1.0 is a Metroidvania Single-player video game created and published by unepic-fran. The player begins as the gynoid known as the Chassis that is being controlled by a female. The ghost can use Chassis as her physical body and immerse herself in battle by shooting enemies using different kinds of weapons and techniques.

During the gameplay, the player can travel across different areas of the ghost world, hack multiple robots, and collect all the essential items to help the player progress in the game. In this game, the ultimate task is to defeat all the deadly creatures and save her world.

#12 Mini Ghost

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Mini Ghost is an Adventure-based, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game by unepic_fran. It is a prequel to Ghost 1.0 that offers more than 100 mini rooms to explore, up to 4 challenging mini-bosses, and 24+ items to collect.

The primary gameplay is similar to its previous game in which the player controls a mini-character who can run, jump and fire enemy creatures to progress. It introduces a new level editor option that allows the player to create his maps with different strategies and difficulties and share his creation with others. Mini Ghost offers lots of new features that make the game more interesting.

#13 Traps n’ Gemstones

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Traps n’ Gemstones is an Action-Adventure, Platform, Combat, Side-Scrolling, and Single-player video game developed and published by Donut Games. It is a Metroidvania-style platform game inspired by the old-school 8-bit classic games. The game puts the player into the role of a freelancer, who is an archaeologist and expert. The player is secretly called to Egypt to help in solving the secret mystery.

The player can start his journey by searching for some well-known chambers for weapons and items that will help him in solving the mystery. During the gameplay, the player explores different dungeons, and each new one lets the player face more powerful enemies and puzzles. Each completed level will reward the player that he can use to unlock extra stuff.

#14 Death’s Gambit

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Death’s Gambit is an Action, Role-playing, Metroidvania, Platform, Combat, and Single-player video game developed by White Rabbit and published by Adult Swim Games. The game allows you to play as an agent of Death and explore the medieval planet filled with knights, beasts, and horrors.

The player must banish his fears and endure the struggle that lies at the heart of Leydia. During the gameplay, the player must collect new items, learn further attacks, and defeat all the enemy creatures to progress. It has a series of levels, and at each new level, the player will face more powerful enemy creatures than the last one.

#15 Knights of Galiveth

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Knights of Galiveth is a Multi-Character Metroidvania, Role-playing, Side-Scrolling, and Single-player video game developed by LunarCore Games. In this game, the player can explore the different fantasy environments with eight knights of Galiveth. Each knight has its stats and skills that make the navigation different with each character.

Some maps of the game are only accessible to specific roles, while other knights are required the player to use teamwork and complete a series of the task together. In this game, the ultimate mission of the player is to save his world from dark forces. During the gameplay, the player can move left to right, collect powerful items, coins, use his weapons, and kill all the enemy creatures.

#16 MegaSphere

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MegaSphere is a Metroidvania, Platform, Side-Scrolling, and Single-player video game developed and published by AKGames. Play as a special agent who sent to investigate why the stars around the Solar System are going dark in the MegaSphere that is full of different kinds of enemies. The game takes place in the futuristic 22nd century with advanced robots, weapons, and self-reconstructing environments to explore.

Like other Metroidvania games, it consists of a series of levels, and at each level, the player can face more powerful enemies than the last one. At each level, the player aims to collect information about the Solar System and send it to his units. There are more than 22 different maps of the game, and at the end of each map, the player can face a powerful boss that makes the more challenging. MegaSphere features a superb game setting, great mechanics, and smooth controls.

#17 Rabi-Ribi

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Rabi-Ribi is an Action-Adventure, Casual, Platform, Combat, Side-Scrolling, and Single-player video game developed by CreSpirit and published by Sekai Project. The game follows the story of Erina, a rabbit who wakes up in the unknown world and turns into a human. In this game, the player can assume the role of a female protagonist Erina who starts his adventure to go back to his homeland to enjoy her regular life as a rabbit.

It is a 2D exploration that focuses on the non-linear gameplay that allows the player to explore the different areas of the game, interact with the environment, collect useful items, and learn new skills to progress. At the start, the game looks easy, but after completing a few levels, the player faces different kinds of enemies, including a powerful boss, to make the game challenging.

#18 Sundered

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Sundered is an Addictive, Metroidvania, Side-Scrolling, Platform, and Single-player video game created and published by Thunder Lotus Games. In this game, the player can assume the role of a female protagonist who is wandering amongst some sandy ruins when she is pulled down to the massive underworld by the mysterious force and must try to escape.

It is an enjoyable side-scrolling combat game that allows the player to travel through the game world to interact with the environment, collect items, and unlock new abilities to progress in the game. During the play, the player also tries to find shortcuts that provide a faster way to move around the area.

#19 Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight

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Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlights is a Single-player Metroidvania video game developed by Bombservice and published by Playism. The game follows the story of Priestess named Kaho who starts his journey in the Kingdom of Karst to stop the curse that has been spreading the land and affect her village. In Karst, City Kaho meets a Cathy who informs that the queen of the Karst is the source of the curse and the only way to save his land is to kill the queen.

In this game, the player can assume the role of Kaho, who travels around the game world to collect four pieces of the crest required to open the karst castle and kill the queen. But it is not so easy as it seems, because the game world is full of powerful enemy creatures that will try to eliminate the player. It has lots of levels, and in each level, the player solves a variety of puzzles to collect items, avoid obstacles and fight against the powerful monsters to progress.

#20 Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition is an Adventure-based, Platform, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game created and published by Moon Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. The game puts the player into the role of Ori, a white guardian spirit, and Sein, who is light and the eye of the Sprite Tree. In this game, the player can perform multiple actions such as jump, climb, and lots of others. It also allows the player to shoot Sprite Flames to combat enemies or obstacles.

The gameplay consists of multiple levels, and each new level of the game offers more challenging gameplay than the last one. To progress in the game, the player must interact with the environment, jump from platform to platform, and solve puzzles. The game features save points that allow the player to create a soul link to choose to serve as the checkpoint. During the gameplay, the player must collect all the energy cells to connect his soul link. The player collects experience points by defeating enemies and destroying plants that will help the player progress in the game. Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition feature a well-written storyline, smooth controls, and beautiful visual details.

#21 Claw

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Claw is a Side-Scrolling, Puzzle-Platform, Single and Multiplayer video game developed by Monolith Productions. In this game, the player can take on a pirate cat’s role who is set on a quest to find an ancient amulet while solving puzzles and fighting enemies. Just as the traditional platform game, it also consists of multiple levels, and in each level, the player’s objective reaches the end of each level. The player’s main weapons are swords though he can also produce physical attacks to complete this level.

At the end of each level, the player must collect a piece of the map or defeat a powerful boss to reach the further levels. During the gameplay, the player must collect all the power-ups and gems to help the player progress. Claw also offers core features such as multiplayer mode, custom levels, boss fight, bonuses, etc. With immersive and quite engaging gameplay, a well-written storyline, and smooth controls. Claw an enjoyable side-scrolling game to play and enjoy.

#22 La-Mulana EX

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La-Mulana EX is a 2D Platform, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game developed by Pygmy Studio and published by Rising Star Games for PlayStation. The game is offering a perfect mixture of 2D Platform, Adventure, and Metroidvania game elements, offering you challenging gameplay that takes you deep into ruins containing a lot of valuable items to discover.

During the game, you have to battle against vicious monsters and attempt to uncover clues to advance the storyline. Many challenging stages have something special for you to grab, including items, treasure, and unique abilities.

#23 Ori and the Will of the Wisps

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Ori and the Will of the Wisps is an Action-Adventure, Metroidvania, Puzzle, and Single-player video game developed by Moon Studios and published by Microsoft Studios. It is a sequel to the 2015 game, Ori and the Blind Forest. In this game, the player can take on the role of a white guardian spirit who moves between the platforms and solve multiple puzzles.

The game story centers on a new adventure to discover the world beyond the forest of Nibel that uncover the truths of the lost ones and unearth Ori’s true destiny. The game introduces a new soul link system that allows the player to save the progress in an upgrade system that enables the player to access the previous area of the game. Each successful level rewards the player which he can use to unlock new powers and resources.

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