The Best Metroidvania Games

Update : Ender Magnolia: Bloom in The Mist added at rank #1.
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Ender Magnolia: Bloom in The Mist (2024)

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early access Xbox Series X/s PC Windows

Decades after the events of ENDER LILIES, Homunculi — sorrowful, artificial life forms — roam the land. In this dark fantasy Metroidvania, face formidable enemies and explore a bewitching post-apocalyptic world. Humans and Homunculi — what awaits at the end of the quest for their salvation?

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  • metroidvania
  • rpg
  • fantasy
  • dark
  • 2d
  • medieval
  • action

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Rebel Transmute (2024)

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Xbox Series X PC Windows Playstation 5 Nintendo Switch Xbox One Playstation 4 j

Battle your way through a living planet in Rebel Transmute, a sprawling 2D action-exploration epic! Embody Moon Mikono as you explore, reprogram your abilities, duel twisted sci-fi experiments, rebel against colonizers, and search for your long lost mother.

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  • metroidvania
  • souls
  • scroller
  • emotional
  • 2d
  • sci-fi
  • platform
  • space
  • pixel
  • exploration
  • atmospheric
  • retro
  • action-adventure
  • story
  • adventure

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The Mobius Machine (2024)

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j PC Windows Playstation 5 Xbox Series X Xbox One

Discover a vast alien world. Fight the ferocious local fauna and killer machines. Reveal its secrets and find a way to escape. The Mobius Machine is a side-scroller action adventure, with an emphasis on free-form exploration and intense combat.

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  • metroidvania
  • nonlinear
  • shooter
  • scroller
  • twin-stick
  • pve
  • underwater
  • exploration
  • space
  • action-adventure
  • aliens
  • robots
  • 3d
  • open-world
  • local

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Arzette: The Jewel of Faramore (2024)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X Playstation 5 Playstation 4 PC Windows Nintendo Switch j Xbox Series X/s

After ten years of peace...the evil Daimur has returned. Princess Arzette is the Kingdom of Faramore’s only hope to restore harmony to the land. Travel through multiple breathtaking locations filled with scum, villainy and secrets.

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  • platform
  • action-adventure
  • fmv
  • 2d
  • metroidvania
  • interactive
  • exploration
  • funny
  • sprite
  • hand-drawn
  • pixel
  • retro
  • controller-support
  • straight-to-video

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Momodora: Moonlit Farewell (2024)

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PC Windows

"Momodora: Moonlit Farewell" is the latest installment in the Momodora series. Join Momo, High Priestess of the village of Koho, as she embarks on a divine mission to save her people from imminent destruction at the hands of the demon hordes summoned by a malevolent bellringer.


  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • pixel
  • 2d
  • exploration
  • boss
  • boss-fight
  • action
  • combat
  • retro
  • sprite
  • adventure
  • anime
  • fantasy

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Sophie (2023)

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wii Playstation 3 PC Windows Mac OS Linux

Sophie is a 2D platform, pixel art graphics, Metroidvania RPG game, driven by a deep, immersive, dramatical, and philosophical narrative. The game tells the tale of Sophie, a strong-minded girl that ventures through the kingdom of Sharam, motivated by characters she believes to be hallucinations.

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  • metroidvania
  • platform
  • 2d
  • philosophical
  • emotional
  • action-adventure
  • drama
  • rpg
  • magic
  • pixel
  • exploration
  • psychological
  • colourful
  • atmospheric
  • cute

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Cookie Cutter (2023)

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Xbox One Android Xbox Series X Playstation 5 PC Windows

Love turns to rage and chainsaws in Cookie Cutter, a totally unique hand-drawn 2D Metroidvania. Become Cherry, a violent android on a rage-filled quest to save her creator.


  • metroidvania
  • dark
  • blood
  • comedy
  • soundtrack
  • violent
  • gore
  • dystopian
  • platform
  • action-adventure
  • gothic
  • rage
  • rpg
  • 2d
  • combat

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YOHANE THE PARHELION -BLAZE in the DEEPBLUE- (2023)

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Yohane the Parhelion is an official spin-off of "Love Live! Sunshine". Yohane's fantasy world sets the stage for a 2D metroidvania in "Yohane the Parhelion: Blaze in the Deepblue"!

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  • '
  • anime
  • dungeon
  • boss
  • metroidvania
  • 2d
  • underwater
  • action
  • cute
  • adventure
  • hack-and-slash
  • crafting
  • fantasy
  • pixel
  • park

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The Last Faith (2023)

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Xbox One Xbox Series X/s Playstation 5 Playstation 4 Nintendo Switch l Xbox Series X PC Windows

A dark, gothic fusion of metroidvania and soulslike. The Last Faith thrives on merciless and precise combat with a huge range of weapons, firearms, and custom executions at your disposal. Let nothing stand in your way.


  • gothic
  • souls
  • metroidvania
  • pixel
  • blood
  • dark
  • vampire
  • gore
  • violent
  • platform
  • fantasy

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Ebenezer and the Invisible World (2023)

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Meet and unlock powerful Ghosts, each with their own stories and quests to complete. Explore Victorian-era London across multiple regions of the city and uncover the dark secrets of the Malthus family. Traverse the world in extraordinary ways with the help of Movement Ghosts, including trapeze artists Rose and Flossie Reed, mountaineer Victoria Peak, professor of time and space Haley Hall.


  • metroidvania
  • lore
  • scroller
  • hand-drawn
  • historical
  • action-adventure
  • alternate
  • atmospheric
  • replay-value
  • anime
  • open-world
  • fantasy
  • exploration
  • 2d
  • controller-support

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