50 Games Like Dead Cells for Linux

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Enter the Gungeon, Rogue Legacy, and The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Risk of Rain 2 released the 28 March 2019 and ranked #26, Mana Spark released the 27 September 2018 and ranked #23, BreakHack released the 25 September 2018 and ranked #44.

50 Games like Dead Cells for Linux, daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes rogue-like platform metroidvania games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat.

1# Enter the Gungeon - 2016

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Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

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2# Rogue Legacy - 2013

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You control a family of characters one at a time, and when your character dies, you choose who his or her successor is, whether it is a barbarian son of yours who has OCD, your daughter who became a ninja even though she can't see well, an assassin who is fighting for the gays, or a miner who wants to collect gold! Traits are randomized each time upon death, leading to multiple playthroughs with 35 traits, each character will be unique.

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3# The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth - 2017

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

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4# Moonlighter - 2018

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Moonlighter is an Action RPG with rogue-lite elements that demonstrates two sides of the coin – revealing everyday routines of Will, an adventurous shopkeeper that secretly dreams of becoming a hero.

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6# Immortal Redneck - 2017

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"Lost. Furious. Immortal! When a redneck awakes bandaged in the Ancient Egypt with the only company of his most beloved weapons… The bloodbath starts! Use a ton of different weapons to kill bizarre enemies (from blue dinosaurs to flying skulls) and finish off some of the biggest bosses you’ve ever seen!! Unleash the power of the Gods! Receive the blessing of Apis, Sekhmet and more: each one will give you its own weapons and abilities. Also, you can get new skills in the scrolls that you’ll find in the dungeons… And buy new ones in the skill tree! Each time you play, the game will be DIFFERENT! Procedural dungeons filled with bad monsters wait for you to enter and discover the secrets of the Ancient Pyramids of Egypt. Blood, bullets, evil monsters, big bosses and a ton of fun: Take your gun and let the craziness begin!"

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7# Chasm - 2018

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Thrilled to prove your worth as a knight, you track strange rumors that a mine vital to the Kingdom has been shut down. But what you discover in the mining town is worse than you imagined: The townspeople have disappeared, kidnapped by supernatural creatures emerging from the depths. Honor-bound to solve the mystery and restore peace to the Kingdom, you embark upon an epic adventure, with deadly battles against cunning monsters, exploration of ancient catacombs and castles, and powerful new equipment hidden at every turn.

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8# The Enchanted Cave 2 - 2015

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Strategically choosing your battles, building your character, enchanting your equipment and knowing when to escape the cave are crucial to succeed. - A beautiful soundtrack by Grant Kirkhope - Museum for the hardcore collectors - New Game+ mode to infinity * 512 MB memory or higher recommended (most devices after ~2010) * Not compatible with Android M preview

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11# Tallowmere - 2015

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Indulge Lady Tallowmere and see how far through her lovingly violent dungeons you can delve in this 2D indie action roguelike-inspired platformer. New rooms are procedurally generated every time you play. How far can you make it?

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12# Sundered - 2017

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"Sundered is a horrifying fight for survival and sanity, a hand­drawn epic from the ​creators of ​Jotun. You play Eshe, a wanderer in a ruined world, trapped in ever­changing caverns teeming with eldritch horrors. Harness the power of corrupted relics to defeat gigantic bosses, at the cost of your humanity."

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14# Steredenn - 2015

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Steredenn is a frenetic and chaotic space shooter, carved in big beautiful pixels, with insane boss battles. Embark in your ship and engage the fight against dreadful space pirates in a never-ending combat for your survival. Enjoy the infinite replayability of the game with its unforgiving gameplay, intense boss fights, (almost) randomly generated environments, twisted space events and a surprisingly large arsenal of weapons.

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15# Pixel Dungeon - 2015

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Explore the depths of Pixel Dungeon, collect useful items, fight fierce monsters to find Amulet of Yendor (surprise!) *From Wikipedia: "Roguelike is a sub-genre of role-playing video games, characterized by random level generation, tile-based graphics and permanent death." Pixel Dungeon+ is open source software under the GPLv3 Licence.

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16# The Story Goes On - 2015

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You are the hero inside the storybook of an obsessed author pondering with his life’s work. Explore repeating worlds, befriend a talking scarecrow and swing your sword really fast, while uncovering the true, overarching adventure within.

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25# Star Rogue - 2016

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Star Rogue is a sci-fi roguelike platformer. This pixel indie game will challenge you with a randomly generated spacestation full of deadly traps, collectable items, nasty enemies and strong bosses, each time you play it.

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