50 Best Boss games

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The best 50 Boss games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), 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 DARK SOULS: REMASTERED released the 24 May 2018 and ranked #8, I Hate Running Backwards released the 22 May 2018 and ranked #40, Dungeon Hunter Champions released the 2 May 2018 and ranked #30.

1# Nioh - 2017

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Ready to die? Experience the newest brutal action game from Team NINJA and Koei Tecmo Games. In the age of samurai, a lone traveler lands on the shores of Japan. He must fight his way through the vicious warriors and supernatural Yokai that infest the land in order to find that which he seeks.

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2# The Disney Afternoon Collection - 2017

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Starring a cast of beloved Disney characters, The Disney Afternoon Collection takes you back to a golden era of gaming and afternoons filled with adventure. All six classic games feature new and improved visuals and include filtering options that replicate a retro look and feel.

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Price: $15-$25

3# Cuphead - 2017

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Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings. Play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil!

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Price: $15-$25

4# The Surge - 2017

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Welcome to CREO, the megacorporation saving our world! A catastrophic event has knocked you out during the first day on the job… you wake up equipped with a heavy-grade exoskeleton, in a destroyed section of the complex. Robots gone haywire, insane augmented co-workers and rogue AI - everything wants you dead. Defy deadly enemies and huge bosses in tight, visceral melee combat. Target and slice specific limbs off your foes, with a next-gen loot system where you loot what you dismember! Equip, upgrade and craft new weapons and armors sliced from enemies, and make yourself stronger through a fresh take on leveling-up.

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5# Bloodborne - 2015

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Players battle beastly and varied enemies, including bosses, using items such as swords and firearms, and journey through the story, exploring the game's different locations, interacting with non-player characters, collecting key items involved in the story, and discovering and unraveling the world's many mysteries. Another trait of the game is its difficulty, with some gaming publications calling it "brutal", while others said it was "difficult, but fair". The decision by game director Hidetaka Miyazaki to create a new intellectual property (IP) and not another Souls game was made because Miyazaki wanted to create something "different"; at the same time, Sony wanted a new IP to be made exclusively for the PlayStation 4. An expansion for the game, titled The Old Hunters, was released in November 2015.

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6# Axiom Verge - 2015

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Explore and uncover the mystery of a surreal alien world by blasting aliens and glitching your environment in this intense retro side-scrolling action/adventure.

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Price: $15-$25

7# Sine Mora EX - 2017

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Sine Mora EX is a side-scrolling shoot'em up that provides a unique challenge, where time is the ultimate factor. Mixing classic shooter sensibilities with contemporary presentation, Sine Mora is a gorgeous shoot'em up offering both a Story Mode that weaves an over-the-top tale and an Arcade Mode that provides deep, satisfying gameplay to challenge fans of the genre. The story mode can be also played in local co-op mode.

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8# DARK SOULS: REMASTERED - 2018

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Then, there was fire. Re-experience the critically acclaimed, genre-defining game that started it all. Beautifully remastered, return to Lordran in stunning high-definition detail running at 60fps.

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10# Castle Crashers Remastered - 2015

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Hack, slash, and smash your way to victory in this Remastered edition of the popular 2D arcade adventure from The Behemoth! Up to four friends can play locally or online and save your princess, defend your kingdom, and crash some castles! Intuitive combo and magic system: Unlock an arsenal of new attacks as your character progresses through the game.

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Price: $5-$15

12# Hollow Knight - 2017

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"Currently under development, Hollow Knight is the first game by Team Cherry, an indie games team comprised of 3 people based in South Australia. Hollow Knight is a challenging, beautiful action adventure game set in the vast, inter-connected underground kingdom of Hallownest. A 2D action game with an emphasis on skill and exploration, Hollow Knight has you fighting a fearsome host of deadly creatures, avoiding intricate traps and solving ancient mysteries as you make your own way through fungal wastes, forests of bone, and ruined underground cities. The atmosphere is eerie and sometimes unnerving, but there is a good-hearted core of humour and levity in there too, especially when conversing with all of the weird and wonderful NPCs you’ll find along the way. Hollow Knight has beautiful traditional art, fluid and responsive action, challenging but fair gameplay, and an incredible, bizarre insect world begging to be explored and conquered. Features - A beautiful, eerie world of insects and heroes. - Traditional 2D animation brings creatures and characters to life. - Challenging gameplay that can be difficult but always fair. - Fluid and responsive action allows you to flow through combat like water. - A collection of challenging “feats” the most skilled players can strive for. - Find powerful new abilities and spells on your adventure to grow stronger and open new paths. - Speak with a weird, intriguing cast of characters. - Explore a vast, connected underground world. - Scour the world for hidden secrets – powerful artifacts, piles of riches, and surprising encounters. - Go Dream Diving! Venture into the minds of friends and enemies and discover the strange worlds that await within. - Head to town to seek advice, purchase new items, and chat with quirky townsfolk. - Hidden areas full of the toughest challenges and battles, for expert players. - Ancient mysteries hidden about the world waiting to be solved by the most observant investigators."

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13# 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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14# Odin Sphere Leifthrasir - 2016

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A high-definition remake of Odin Sphere (2007) will be released in Japan for the PlayStation 4, PlayStation 3, and PlayStation Vita on January 14, 2016.

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15# Rez Infinite - 2016

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The ultimate version of Sega's psychodelic rail-shooter adventure Rez, fully remastered and evolved, including VR support and additional new content, all by members of the original development team

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16# Metal Gear Rising: Revengeance - 2013

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Developed by Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory with an all-new action experience. The game seamlessly melds pure action and epic story-telling that surrounds Raiden – a child soldier transformed into a half-human, half-cyborg ninja who uses his High Frequency katana blade to cut through any thing that stands in his vengeful path! A huge success on both Xbox 360® and PlayStation®3, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE comes to PC with all the famed moves and action running within a beautifully-realised HD environment. This new PC version includes all three DLC missions: Blade Wolf, Jetstream, and VR Missions, in addition to all customized body upgrades for Raiden, including: White Armor, Inferno Armor, Commando Armor, Raiden’s MGS4 body, and the ever-popular Cyborg Ninja. "CUTSCENES" option added to the Main Menu. Play any and all cutscenes. "CODECS" option added to the Main Menu. Play all and any codec conversation scenes. Menu option added to the CHAPTER Menu enabling user to play only the Boss battles. "GRAPHIC OPTIONS" added to the OPTIONS Menu. Modify resolution, anti-aliasing, etc. There is an option reading "ZANGEKI" that will modify the amount of cuts you can make.

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17# Rise & Shine - 2017

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Welcome to Gamearth, a once peaceful planet now threatened by the warmongering Space grunts of Nexgen. In the aftermath of their devastating first strike a child named Rise is forced to take on the sacred gun Shine - and with it the fate of his world.

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18# Shovel Knight - 2014

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Shovel Knight is a sweeping classic action adventure game with awesome gameplay, memorable characters, and an 8-bit retro aesthetic. It's a hot mashup of new and old! You play as the eponymous Shovel Knight, a small knight with a huge quest. Shovel Knight has come to this land with two goals: to defeat the evil Enchantress and quest for his lost beloved. He wields a Shovel Blade: a multipurpose weapon whose techniques have now been lost to the ages. Always honest and helpful, Shovel Knight is a shining example of the code of Shovelry: Slash Mercilessly and Dig Tirelessly! But, between Shovel Knight and his beloved stands a cadre of villainous knights. These terrible foes, known as The Order of No Quarter, have been dispatched to prevent Shovel Knight from reaching the Enchantress, and will pursue their mission at any cost. If you love games with perfect platforming, beautiful art, infectious music, crazy bosses, humor and levity, and real heart… Shovel Knight is for you!

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19# Knife Hit Free - 2018

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Time your actions, target carefully and become the knife master! Aim to hit the spinning circle, precision counts and dont make any mistakes! Game Features: - Dozens of blades with cool design and more to come - Knife Hit Ketchapp game - Inspirated by famous games Flippy knife, Bowmasters and Bottle Flip - Simple quick reflex tapping gameplay but really hard to master - Many of levels to solve, intertwined with all sorts of tweaks and surprises

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20# Kirby: Planet Robobot - 2016

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Smash through tough obstacles, lift heavy objects with ease, and scan enemies to shape-shift into new Modes with powerful abilities in this supercharged action-platformer! That's right—Kirby's Robobot Armor can shape-shift into different modes by scanning enemies to copy their moves—like the new Jet Mode.

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21# Noitu Love: Devolution - 2016

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"Noitu Love: Devolution" stars Xoda Rap - the new Peacekeepers prodigy – who has to protect the city from the onslaught of the evil Darn horde, thought to have been vanquished a hundred years ago! Play through an action-packed, classic arcade-like game, with a creative input method where your motions and aiming send you rocketing at your foes for a very fast-paced romp. Tons of bosses, several playable characters and a lot of explosions!

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22# Azure Striker Gunvolt - 2014

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A 2D action game featuring a young man with the power of lightning who stands for freedom against the evil ambitions of a massive organization. When lightning strikes, a new legend is born.

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23# Splatoon 2 - 2017

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See also: Gameplay of Splatoon Like its predecessor, Splatoon 2 is a multiplayer third-person shooter in which players control characters known as Inklings and use colored ink to attack opponents and clear goals. Like the previous game, the game features the Turf War modes for Regular Battles, and a rotation of Splat Zones, Tower Control, and Rainmaker modes for Ranked Battles, which are now ranked individually. The game will once again feature a single-player campaign, Hero Mode, in which the player must battle through various levels fighting the evil Octarians. Players can play multiplayer online through an internet connection or play locally, although local play requires multiple consoles and copies of the game.

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24# Million Onion Hotel - 2017

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Million Onion Hotel is a feature-packed action puzzle set in a mysterious world of crazy sounds and unique pixel art and animations! The weirdest puzzle game you could imagine has finally been unleashed on the AppStore! They say many famous and great people came to taste this soup, though apparently not one of them thought to describe the flavor to anyone else.

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