50 Best 2D games

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The best 50 2D games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Choo-Choo! Train Rides! released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #36, Battle Princess Madelyn released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #34, Death's Gambit released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #7.

3# Iconoclasts - 2018

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Join renegade mechanic Robin and uncover the secrets of a dying planet. Explore a big world filled with intricate puzzles, interesting characters and menacing bosses in a beautiful platform adventure that tells a personal story about faith, purpose and the challenge of helping people.

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4# Rivals of Aether - 2017

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Rivals of Aether is an indie fighting game set in a world where warring civilizations summon the power of Fire, Water, Air, and Earth. Play with up to four players locally or up to two players online.

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5# Seraph - 2016

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Seraph is a skill based, acrobatic side-scrolling shooter. Play as an angel, known as Seraph, who is fighting to restore her lost power and ultimately escape a prison infested with demons. Dark magic has trapped the angel inside her human Vessel: if the Vessel dies, so will Seraph.

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6# Alchemic Jousts - 2016

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- Single and Multiplayer gameplay. Play vs AI and advance through the game's campaign, discovering new Skills and new game modes or challenge a friend with either local or on-line multiplayer. - Strategic combat, where your actions and skill of execution matter as much as your choices before the match starts! - Over 180 skills and upgrades to discover. Combine your known skills to discover new ones and expand your arsenal. - Multiple game modes with different objectives that will make you change the way you play as much as the skills you choose. Those include Combat, Endless, King of the Hill, Attack, Capture... - Random Global Effects, which change the general rules of each match in subtle or radical ways. The varying rules will keep the game play fresh and require you to consider the Skills you use to approach them!

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7# Death's Gambit - 2018

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Death's Gambit is a challenging 2D action platformer with deep RPG elements. As an agent of Death bound to his service, unravel the mystery of Siradon and discover the true price of immortality.

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8# Zombie Kill of the Week - Reborn - 2015

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Zombie Kill of the Week - Reborn is a challenging, fast paced, 2D survival shooter! Featuring a compelling single player survival mode and cooperative multiplayer for up-to four players, this is one zombie firefight you're not going to want to miss!

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9# ICEY - 2016

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ICEY is a 2D side-scrolling action game and a META game in disguise. As you follow the narrator's omnipresent voice, you will see through ICEY's eyes and learn the truth about her world. The narrator will constantly urge you in one direction, but you must ask, "Why? Why am I following his directions?“ Obey? Rebel?

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10# Earth's Dawn - 2015

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Earth’s Dawn is looming and the fate of the planet hangs in the balance! Dive into frantic side-scrolling combat and take the fight to the alien horde before destroying hulking bosses!

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12# Build a Bridge! - 2017

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Test your engineering and improvisation skills in a puzzle game where the stakes are as high as they get. Game features: - Different materials to build from - Wood, Metal, Cables - 36 levels of increasingly difficult puzzles - Varied, detailed environments full of interactive elements - Multiple cars to test out your constructions - Realistic physics engine - Beautiful, stylised art style - Available in 13 languages

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13# BUTCHER - 2016

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BUTCHER is a fast-paced 2D shooter and a blood-soaked love letter to the cult classics of the genre. If kicking corpses into a lava pit and adorning walls with blood is your idea of a good time, BUTCHER is THE game for you.

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14# Brawlhalla - 2014

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An epic platform fighter for up to 8 players online or locally. Try casual free-for-alls, ranked matches, or invite friends to a private room. And it's free! Play cross-platform with millions of players on PS4, XBox One, Switch, and Steam! Frequent updates. Over forty Legends. Fight for glory in the halls of Valhalla!

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15# Iron Snout - 2016

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In Iron Snout, its hero piggie has taken up learning martial arts and now its the wolves that need to keep their distance because in this bonkers button-mashing beat 'em up, bacon is off the menu for good. Features: * Fast-paced bacon-flavored combat * Action movie-like combos and fighting moves * Hyper responsive controls * Wide variety enemy weapons to steal and use * Endless gameplay in 3 unique areas Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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16# MagiCat - 2017

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MagiCat is a side-scrolling platformer inspired by the retro games from 16-bit era. The game features a cute magical cat adventuring 63 levels, each with their own unique boss battle spread across 7 worlds.

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17# Weapon of Choice - 2015

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Weapon of Choice is a high-energy, side-scroller in which each playable character is unique with their own special weapon and abilities! Blast insane aliens, find new player characters, and choose between branching paths!

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18# Bloody Zombies - 2017

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Fight across the ruins of London using carefully refined Free-Form Combat, taking down a terrifying variety of mutated zombies with an expanding special move-set. Created for 1-4 players, for online and offline play, Bloody Zombies is also enhanced with HTC Vive and Oculus Rift.

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20# RunGunJumpGun - 2016

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RunGunJumpGun is a tough as nails game that puts a gravity-defying weapon in your hands. One button lets you fly, the other blasts obstacles out of the way. With a cast of crazed characters, challenging gameplay, and a pulsing musical score, it delivers twitchy platforming goodness.

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21# The Vagrant - 2017

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Guide Vivian the Vagrant, through vibrant and dynamic landscapes while hacking and slashing a path from a quiet coastal village through mysterious forests, haunted castles, and wrecked battlegrounds. When the endless barrage of enemies have been vanquished, what solace will be left for our hero?

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24# Domiverse - 2018

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You are an overpowered gladiator with the skills to destroy all who stand before you. The only problem is, so is everyone else! Enter the Domiverse for fast and frantic fun in this party brawler made for up to four players in local play.

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25# Stickman Fighting - 2017

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Take part in the epic bully battle in parallel worlds. Fight with your rivals, complete the numerous levels and become as firm as a stone!

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