50 Best Metroidvania games

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The best 50 Metroidvania 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 8Doors released the 7 April 2021 and ranked #47, Tank Brawl 2: Armor Fury released the 26 March 2021 and ranked #46, Ritual released the 25 March 2021 and ranked #6.

26# Valdis Story: Abyssal City - 2013

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Assume the role of Wyatt in this Action/Exploration Platformer as you explore the ruins of a holy city that was lost many years ago. Battle various types of demons, angels, and a new threat known only as the “Ferals”, using swordsmanship, martial arts, and sorcery.

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27# Super Panda Adventures - 2014

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In Super Panda Adventures, you play as the brave panda-knight Fu, who is about to finish his training to become the new guardian of the Princess. At the same day of the big celebration party, some uninvited Robots show up to conquer the planet and take the Princess away in their Space Ships!

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29# Guacamelee! 2 - 2018

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Head back to the Mexiverse in this long-awaited sequel to the smash hit Guacamelee! Uppercut your way to victory across stunning new hand-crafted levels. Featuring a dense and colorful world, new luchador moves, sassy new bosses, twice the enemies, and 300% more chickens!

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31# 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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34# Shantae and the Seven Sirens - 2019

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The game has been split into 2 parts for Apple Arcade with Part 1 released as a launch exclusive. Part 1 is less than half of the full game and ends on a cliffhanger with Part 2 planned for a future update, likely closer to or alongside the full release of the game across all platforms. "Shantae is back in an all-new tropical adventure! In her 5th adventure, the Half-Genie hero gains new Fusion Magic to explore a vast sunken city, make new Half-Genie friends, and battle the Seven Sirens in her most thrilling adventure yet!"

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35# Alwa's Awakening - 2017

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Use your magic staff and progress through a large interconnected world where you'll solve puzzles, fight enemies and defeat bosses in order to help free the land of Alwa. - A challenging adventure platform game - Use the magic staff to solve puzzles and defeat enemies - Find and unlock upgrades to your items and abilities - Explore a large interconnected world in true 'Metroidvania' style - Listen to a catchy 8-bit soundtrack with over 25 original tracks 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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36# Super Daryl Deluxe - 2018

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Shoot rubber ducky arrows, pound enemies with a rhino hammer, and help Beethoven get his groove back in the last totally normal high school themed RPGvania you’ll ever want.

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38# Outpost Delta - 2020

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Outpost Delta is a single player, 2-D side-scrolling sci-fi shooter for PC. Take on the role of Delta, the outpost’s emergency defense, who along with her AI companion must defend the space station against alien intruders.

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39# MindSeize - 2020

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MindSeize is a 2D Action Adventure game set in a futuristic universe. You must explore untamed planets, fight powerful enemies and defeat a mysterious organization that stole the mind of your daughter.

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40# Rabi-Ribi - 2016

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Dodge bullets, missiles and lasers in battle as you wrap your head around that bunny girl costume! Combo away with your mighty Piko Hammer or spam various spells from afar with your fiery fairy friend. Explore and explode through Rabi-Rabi Island as you collect power-ups and uncover secrets...

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41# Three of Cards - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Three of Cards
Screenshot of the video game Three of Cards

Three Cards is a movie-like noir stealth action game. The magician has a horrible relationship with insurance company A. Help the magician to take revenge on the key characters who have plunged him into hell, and shed light on his path. Because the process will be very dark and terrible.

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43# Mystik Belle - 2015

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A lighthearted hybrid of a point-and-click adventure and a metroidvania platformer, the game takes place in a spooky, ancient Hagmore School of Magic on the night of an important ritual. The preparations are sabotaged, and you, Belle Macfae have been scapegoated into fixing it.

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45# Phoenotopia: Awakening - 2020

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Embark on a grand adventure in Phoenotopia! An action-adventure puzzle platformer inspired by the great classics. Meet charming townsfolk, brave the dungeons, and thwart evil in your quest to save your family.

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46# Tank Brawl 2: Armor Fury - 2021

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An epic 4 player co-op armor shooter with RPG upgrade system and fully destructible world. You can control both land and sea vehicles or even a Mecha, which can be combined with 4 drivers to create different classes to fight a fast paced epic battle with monstrous tanks, trains and battle cruisers!

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47# 8Doors - 2021

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8Doors is a story-driven Metroidvania-style action platformer heavily influenced by Korean folktales. Play as ‘Arum’, a brave girl that has entered the realm of the afterlife in search of her father’s soul and guide her through the '8 Doors of Purgatory' to solve the mysteries that lie deep within.

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49# GIGA WRECKER ALT. - 2019

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In the near future, where Earth has been ravaged by robot invaders, the fate of the planet rests of the shoulders of a young girl who becomes more than human. By destroying robotic enemies and the world around her, Reika can form the resulting debris into all manner of weapons and tools. Use these to overcome obstacles and solve puzzles, navigate through platform-laiden levels, then take the fight to the robot invaders and save mankind from extinction before it's too late!

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50# Forma.8 GO - 2017

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forma.8 is a unique take on the proven Metroidvania action-adventure formula, with a striking visual style and a huge world to explore. Separated from your companions by accident you have a life or death mission to accomplish: find and recover a lost, powerful energy source before it's too late. - Explore a huge, open world full of secrets - Solve ancient mysteries - Gain new power-ups to progress in your adventure - Fight deadly enemies and face powerful bosses - Delve into a deep and cryptic lore - Beautifully hand-drawn vector graphics

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