50 Games Like Shadowcrypt for Nintendo Switch

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Alwa's Legacy, Charge Kid, and Wallachia: Reign of Dracula are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Charge Kid released the 6 January 2021 and ranked #2, More Dark released the 24 November 2020 and ranked #28, Angry Video Game Nerd I & II Deluxe released the 29 October 2020 and ranked #8.

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Shadowcrypt is a challenging arcade game of tactical sword & shield combat. Quick reflexes, timing, and keen observation of enemies are key to survive the deadly catacomb!

1# Alwa's Legacy - 2020

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Alwa’s Legacy is a modern retro game full of dangerous dungeons, magical items and ancient secrets. By upgrading your magic, any way forward is right in this non-linear adventure game full of exploration.

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5# Horace - 2019

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"The best platformer of 2019."Horace is a huge platforming adventure which pushes the boundaries of the genre with a profound story of a small robot learning of life, the universe and Douglas Adams. Made by videogame lovers for videogame lovers!

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6# Wonder Boy: The Dragon's Trap - 2017

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Boasting beautiful, hand-drawn animations and a re-orchestrated soundtrack, the cult classic returns with a unique blend of exploration, action, and adventure!. Enjoy 3 difficulty levels catering to players of all types, and switch from modern graphics and sound to 8-bit graphics/audio at any time - even during gameplay!

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7# Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials - 2020

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Batbarian: Testament of the Primordials is a snarky action-adventure puzzle game with a good dose of humor. Explore hundreds of secret-filled rooms, fight big bosses, gather companions for your party and use the powers of Pip -your bat buddy- to solve puzzles and escape the eldritch abyss!

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10# PLOID - 2020

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Ploid is a new platform adventure game for old or modern hardware, play and explore the lost temples, gain sacred disc files and become the ultimate Ploid X of the galaxy! + V.O.I.D.

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11# Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon 2 - 2020

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Curse of the Moon 2 brings classic 2D action and a dark, 8-bit aesthetic together with modern playability. The multiple-scenario structure of the previous title returns with an epic new story supervised by IGA (Koji Igarashi) himself. Players take control of Zangetsu, a swordsman from the far east who bears a deep grudge against demonkind and the alchemists who summoned them. Zangetsu must battle his way to the demonic stronghold, but he doesn't have to do it alone! Zangetsu can ally himself with a brand new cast of characters he meets along the way and add them to the playable roster. Three brand-new playable characters appear in Curse of the Moon 2, including the exorcist Dominique. All characters from the original Curse of the Moon game are playable, too! Each new character adds a variety of gameplay options, abilities, and ways to complete the games' many stages. Players can also create demon hunting duos in 2-player local co-op, available for the first time in the series! Work together with a friend, mix and match the strengths of two different characters, and conquer stages in tons of new and exciting ways.

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12# Jet Set Knights - 2016

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Jet Set Knights is an old-school arcade action platformer inspired by classics from the golden age such as Mario Bros, Snow Bros or newest Super Crate Box. If You love retro 2D platformers mixed with tower defense and RPG elements, Jet Set Knight is for You!

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15# Mega Man 11 - 2018

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To save the day, the Blue Bomber must battle Robot Masters and take their powerful weapons for himself, which now changes the heros appearance with new levels of detail. The innovative new Double Gear system lets you boost Mega Man's speed and power for a new twist on the satisfying gameplay the series is known for. Mega Man 11 also features a variety of extra modes including time trials, missions, global leaderboards, a gallery of concept art, and more!

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16# Celeste - 2018

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Help Madeline survive her inner demons on her journey to the top of Celeste Mountain, in this super-tight platformer from the creators of TowerFall. Brave hundreds of hand-crafted challenges, uncover devious secrets, and piece together the mystery of the mountain.

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17# Mega Man Legacy Collection Mega Man Legacy Collection 2 - 2018

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Tackle stage remixes in Challenge Mode and compete against your friends for the fastest completion times on the online leaderboards. A handy new Rewind feature gives players the option to instantly reverse gameplay, correcting unexpected pitfalls or deadly enemy encounters. The new Turbo CPU Speed feature also lets players take advantage of the performance power of Nintendo Switch to reduce slowdown when the action gets intense.

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18# Slime-san: Superslime Edition - 2018

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All Features: - Dynamic, fast paced platforming with unique dash, morphing and time mechanics! - A bombastic soundtrack featuring Adhesive Wombat, Meganeko, Kubbi, Inverse Phase, Tiasu and more! - Accessibility options such as button mapping, color blind toggles & eye strain modes.

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20# Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon - 2018

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Battle with swords and whips in this retro-style action game brought to you by game creator Koji Igarashi and Inti Creates! Play as Zangetsu, a demon slayer bearing a deep grudge, who must travel through perilous lands to defeat a powerful demon lurking in a dark castle.

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21# Freedom Planet - 2014

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Fight your way across the celestial world of Avalice where cats are green, motorcycles drive up walls and monster girls do most of the buttkicking! Freedom Planet is a cartoony, combat-based platform adventure that pits a spunky dragonoid and her friends against an alien attack force.

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22# Gun Crazy - 2019

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Gun Crazy is a fast paced and hectic arcade style action shoot em’ up in this homage to classic old school classics! Become the fiercest lady on the police force! Take out the bad guys through 4 unique levels filled with challenging bosses and powerful special guns.

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23# Infinite - Beyond the Mind - 2020

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Do you stand a chance against the wicked Queen Evangelyn and her army? You're the last hope to prevent her world domination! Infinite Beyond The Mind is a slick 2D action-platformer where you take on evil Queen Evangelyn Bramann, ruler of The Beljantaur Kingdom as she works towards her dream of world domination. Play as either Tanya or Olga, two girls who have the power to stop the Beljantaur Kingdom’s growing army and take down the evil Queen. Take on a range of different bosses in either single-player or co-op across a variety of stunning chibi pixel art style backdrops as you explore the Beljantaur Kingdom. Your agility is the key to your survival on the battlefield and your strength is what will prevent the Queen's reign of terror from taking over the world... Do you stand a chance against her Majesty?

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24# S.O.N - 2017

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The 300,000 acre forest located in southern Pennsylvania is full of plant life, beauty and mystery. In 2018, 648 people went missing including multiple search & rescue teams, police officers and hikers. You will see through the eyes of Robert Alderson, an unemployed, hard nosed, old school father who drowns out his past demons with alcohol.

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