Action Adventure Platform Puzzle

69 Games Like Limbo

Limbo is an award winning Puzzle-Platform and Action-Adventure video game by PlayDead. The game offers wonderfully immersive game-play and lets you enjoy a Side-Scrolling marvel in which your task is to be a little kid, travel through a dark jungle, solve a number of puzzles in order to carry on your way and defeat some nasty monsters to survive. Huge Spiders, Bear Traps, Dark passages, machine enemies and anti-gravity guns are some of the obstacles that you are destined to go through, remain on your course and get out of this God-forsaken world and eventually find your missing sister. With a mesmerizing and amazing environment, brilliant visuals and an addictive and challenging game-play, Limbo is quite fun to play.

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Inside
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Inside is an Adventure, Puzzle-Platform, and Single-player video game created and published by Playdead. The game offers side-scroll elements and lets you get into the role of a young boy to dive into the game world. The game offers the similar gameplay like Limbo. In the game, your main goal is…

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Botanicula
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Botanicula, by Amanita Design is an Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platformer video game. The story of the game revolves around five Tree Creatures friends who started their journey to save the last Seed from the Evil Parasites. The Seed is the only hope of saving their tree home. You can choose any character…

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Badland
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Badland is a Sandbox-style Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by Frogmind specially designed for Android and iOS devices. The game is available to play on Windows Phone, Blackberry, PS3, PS4, PS Vita, Xbox One and Steam (Windows) as well. The game allows you to be a dark jungle creature who…

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Nihilumbra
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Nihilumbra by Beautifun Games is a Physics-based, Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game. The game features the protagonist Born who walks, jumps on platforms and solves different puzzles in a virtual game world. As he further paces into the game, the protagonist encounters different enemies and defeats them by directly engaging…

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Braid
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Braid is a cool Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game Created by Hothead Games, Braid is available on multiple platforms such as Windows, Mac OS X, Linux, Steam, XBox 360 and PS3 and offers a number of cool upgrades and stuff. Although the gaming environment is quite similar to Super Mario…

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Machinarium
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Machinarium is a wonderful Point and Click Puzzle and Graphic Adventure video game by Amanita Design. The basic objective of the game is to solve a series of challenging puzzles and brain teasers by the use of your intuition and puzzle solving skills. Machinarium offers a Unique Story, a challenging…

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The Silent Age
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The Silent Age is a Puzzle, Point and Click Puzzle Adventure and Indie video game set in the year 1972 in a fictional game world. The game features the protagonist Joe who tries to save the world from extinction by time traveling to different locations in past and future. Your…

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Portal 2
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Portal 2 is an amazing First-Person Action-Adventure and puzzle platform game developed and distributed by Valve Corporation. A sequel to Portal, portal 2 comes with lots of new levels, enhanced graphics and a user friendly interface. Portal 2 keeps the possession of almost half of the elements from Portal. The…

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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons
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Brothers: A Tale of Two Sons is an epic Graphic Puzzle, Action-Adventure, and Indie video game by Starbreeze Studios AB. The game focuses on two brothers and allows you to control both of them, lead them both on a journey based on a fairy tale and enjoy a super addictive…

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Ori and the Blind Forest
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Ori and the Blind Forest is a marvelous new Action-Adventure, RPG and Puzzle-Platformer video game by Microsoft Studios. The game takes you to an amazing 2D world where you control Ori The Spirit who eliminates enemies using the sacred spirit flames. With amazingly challenging puzzles, exploration, and epic enemy encounters,…

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Valiant Hearts: The Great War
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Valiant Hearts: The Great War is a masterpiece when we talk about the Action-Adventure, Puzzle Platform, and Stealth games. This brilliant game is inspired by the letters sent by the World War 1 vets from both sides. Valiant Hearts: The Great War features four main characters and allows you to…

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Toby: The Secret Mine
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Toby: The Secret Mine is a Challenging 2D Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game. This super cool game is highly inspired by Limbo and Nihilumbra and offers an amazingly addictive and quite challenging game-play. According to the story-line, the game takes you to a setting of a small village that once…

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Deadlight
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Deadlight by Tequila Works is a 2.5D Side-Scrolling, Puzzle-Platform video game packed with Horror and Survival elements. The game takes you back in time and leaves you in the City of Seattle, USA, tasks you to be the protagonist Randall Wayne, a long time Park Ranger who struggles to find…

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DeadCore
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DeadCore, developed by 5 Bit Games is a First-Person Action-Adventure and Physics-Based Puzzle-Platform video game set in an alternate reality. The game lets the players traverse through a number of environmental hazards by using their special abilities and eliminate the enemies by the use of futuristic weapons and skills. The…

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Rayman Legends
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Rayman Legends is an Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platformer video game created by Ubisoft Montpellier and Ubisoft Casablanca. The game provides with a similar game-play to Rayman Origins and allows up to 4 players for a simultaneous game-play in which you can explore dungeons, haunted lands and fight against vampires, ghosts, and…

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Rayman Origins
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Rayman Origins is a cool Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platrform video game that offers a Rayman Legends inspired game-play and mechanics and takes you to an amazing magical universe of Rayman Legends. The game offers 2D game-play and allows you to be the ultimate savior of the Glade of Dreams. The Darktoons have…

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Little Big Planet
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Little Big Planet (LBP) is a beautiful Action-Adventure and puzzle platform video game created by Media Molecule. This game is mostly based on user created content and that is why it is played, created and shared at the same time. Till date, this game can only be played on PlayStation…

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Little Inferno
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Little Inferno, developed and published by Tomorrow Corporation is a First-person sandbox Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game. Little Inferno takes place in a freezing cold game world in which the protagonist possesses Little Inferno, a fireplace. He uses the fireplace to burn different appliances and toys to keep him warm…

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Wik and The Fable of Souls
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Wik and The Fable of Souls is another great Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by Reflexive Entertainment. The game makes you a Frog-man who traverses through the game world by using his unique jumping skills and uses his long tongue as the grapple and movers over and under countless platforms.…

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Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP
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Superbrothers: Sword and Sworcery EP is a Graphic Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platformer and indie video game by Caypybara Games. The game revolves around the character of Scythia and allows you to be part of the two super amazing worlds, one is the real world and the other is a dream world. You…

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Little Big Planet 2
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Little Big Planet 2 by Media Molecule is a fascinating Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game. The game kicks off when a  Huge inter-dimensional vacuum cleaner named Negativitron that sucks up all the inhabitants of Little Big Planet including our little sackboy. The leader of the Semi-Secret group Alliance comes to…

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Vessel
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Vessel, is a super exciting and addictive Physics-Based Action-Adventure and Steampunk themed Puzzle-Platform video game by Strange Loop Games. The story of the game revolves around a young, gifted and talented inventor named Arkwright. Game kicks off with the achievement of his new invention called Fluro. Fluro got produced in…

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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D
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The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask 3D, developed by Nintendo EAD is an Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game. This re-mastered version of The Legend of Zelda: Majora’s Mask allows you to be the protagonist Link, ride on your faithful horse Epona and search for your beloved friend Navi who recently…

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The Swapper
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When we talk about some really wonderful Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform games, The Swapper can’t be just missed. The Swapper is a brilliant Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform video game with a wonderful narrative, game-play and mechanics. The game is set in the distant quadrants of Space and takes you to an amazing journey…

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Child of Light
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Child of Light by Ubisoft Montreal is a marvelous Action-Adventure, Indie and Puzzle-Platform video game that tells the story of a young girl named Aurora who in the year 1895 awakens on the lands of Lemuria. After waking up she finds out that she is a long way from home,…

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Deponia
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Deponia is a great Comic Style Point and Click Puzzle Platform, Action-Adventure and Indie video game. The game revolves around the characters of Rufus and Goal and lets you witness their cute Love Story in a funny environment. Rufus lives in a world filled with trash and always keeps on…

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Samorost
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Samorost is an Adventure, Point and Click, Puzzle and Single-player video game developed and published by Amanita Design. It is the first entry in the Samorost series. The game offers challenging brain teasers and puzzles and lets you take on the role of the protagonist, interact with the game world, talk…

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A Walk in the Dark
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A Walk in the Dark is another great Story-Driven Puzzle-Platform, Survival and Action-Adventure video game similar to Deadlight. The game lets you be a Cat named Bast, who after losing her Owner journeys through a Dark jungle in order to find her. Set in a Fantasy world, A Walk in…

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Aquaria
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Aquaria is an Action-Adventure, Side-Scrolling and 2D Puzzle-Platform video game similar to Child of Light. The game is set in a huge Underwater World full of wonders and ancient treasures. As the protagonist Naija, your task is to simply explore the underwater world, go through the darkest caves, interact with…

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World of Goo
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World of Goo is a beautiful Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by 2DBoy. This wonderful Mix up of Indie, Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform and Point and Click elements allows you to build massive structures with nothing but Goo Balls. The game offers five main chapters all filled up with challenging levels, with…

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Tulpa
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Tulpa is a brilliant new challenging Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platformer Video game by Encryptique. The game provides with a surreal game-play in which you’ll have to travel through a haunted world with a girl named Olivia as her soul mate Tulpa. Your tasks are to explore the game world filled with…

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Windosill
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Windosill is a Brilliant Puzzle-Platform and Adventure video game developed by Vectorpark. The game offers a fantastic Physics-driven game-play and takes you to a world built with multiple paintings and drags you deeply into the realm of twisted wonders. Everything you’ll see in the game world, is tangible and can…

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Trine 2
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Trine 2, developed by FrozenByte is an Action-Adventure, RPG, Puzzle Platform and Side-Scroller video game. This super addictive and engaging sequel to the famous Trine allows you to be anyone of the three main game characters of Thief, Wizard and Knight. Trine 2 lets you engage yourself into challenging platform…

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Contre Jour
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Contre Jour is a fantastic Physics-based Puzzle-Platform video game by the top Developer Chillingo. Available on a number of platforms such as Android, iOS, Windows Phone and blackberry, Contre Jour offers a Limbo and World of Goo inspired game-play and lets you control a one eyed blob named and Petit…

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Funky Lab Rat
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Funky Lab Rat is a marvelous new Side-Scrolling Puzzle-Platform video game by Hydravision Entertainment. The game features a Rat named as Diego who possesses some really strange powers and knows how to stop and rewind time, solve challenging puzzles and jumping beyond the limits. Once the Funky Lab Rat gets…

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Closure
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Closure is a fantastic new Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platformer video game by Eyebrow Interactive that takes you to an amazingly eerie Dark World of Closure. Your task is to solve some of the most bizarre, mysterious and challenging puzzles, interact with and manipulate a lot of different objects, craft a number…

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Thomas Was Alone
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Thomas Was Alone is a 2D Action-Adventure, RPG, Puzzle-Platformer and Indie video game by Mike Bithell. The game is set in an Anti-Gravity environment and is about the friendships, jumping and floating together. Your duty is to guide a cluster of boxes through a series of obstacles by using your…

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Tormentum: Dark Sorrow
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Tormentum: Dark Sorrow is an amazing Point-and-Click Action-Adventure and Puzzle Platform, indie video game set in a dreamlike environment filled with nightmarish hazards and other horrors. The game offers a Dark theme and a mix up of miserable and depressing characteristics in a world of fear and agony. The game…

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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse
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Broken Sword 5: The Serpent’s Curse is an Episodic, Comic Style Point-and-Click Puzzle-Platform and Action-Adventure video game by Revolution Software. The game take you to Paris and let’s choose your character from two choices, The Fearless Amarican George Stobbart and a French journalist named Nico Collard. Your task in the…

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The Night of the Rabbit
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The Night of the Rabbit is an wonderful Point-and-Click Puzzle, Platform Action-Adventure and 3D video game by Daedalic Entertainment. The game revolves around a little boy named Jerry Hazelnutt who wants to be a skilled magician. Jerry finds out a Formula of creating the Carrot Flame, mixes in different magical…

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Snapshot
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Snapshot, developed by Retro Affect is an Action-Adventure, Side Scrolling and indie Puzzle-Platform video game. The story of the game revolves around a lonely Robot wandering in an abandoned virtual world. The only object of the game is to solve different platform puzzles and make pictures of your great adventure.…

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Capsized
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Capsized is another marvel of Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platforming gaming. The game offers intense action and exploration-based game-play in which your task is to be a Space traveler, leave your crashed ship and go on exploring a totally unknown planet, travel through amazingly challenging puzzles and platforms, fight against the vicious…

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BlackHole
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BlackHole is an amazingly addictive Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by FiolaSoft Studio that offers brilliant Animated 2D Visuals, well written story and an engaging game-play that immerses you with the game-play. BlackHole lets you be a Hero, explore a wonderful world around, go through a series of platforms and…

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Brilliant Bob
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Brilliant Bob is another great Sandbox-Style Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform video game. The game offers fast-paced and challenging puzzle in amazingly beautiful game world. Brilliant Bob lets you get yourself engaged into amazingly thrilling 50 levels into 2 different game worlds, enjoy going through the platforms while having an appearance of almost…

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Waking Mars
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Waking Mars proves to be a wonderful game that truly offers a brilliantly addictive and quite immersive gameplay and a great story as well. being one of the most played and well liked Action-Adventure and Puzzle Platform video game, Waking Mars takes you to the planet Mars in the year…

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Never Alone
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Never Alone is a Single Player, Local Co-operative, Atmospheric Puzzle-Platform video game by Upper One Games. The game offers a game-play divided into 8 chapters and allows you to be an Alaskan Eskimo girl named as Nuna who along with her Companion, an Arctic Fox follows the stories in every…

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Scribblenauts
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Scribblenauts, developed by 5th Cell is an amazing Action-Adventure, Puzzle, Side Scrolling video game. With simple yet engaging and quite fascinating objectives (Writing anything, Solving everything, and completing puzzles to collect Starites and summoning the Objects) of the game, Scribblenauts has four super cool sequels named as Super Scribblenauts, Scribblenauts…

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Tembo The Badass Elephant
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Tembo, The Badass Elephant, is a fun Side-Scrolling Platform video game by Sega. Released back in 2015, Tembo The Badass Elephant is available to play on multiple platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Xbox One and PlayStation 4. The game allows the players to be an Elephant named as Tembo. Tembo…

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Contrast
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Contrast, as it tells by the name, is a wonderful Action, Adventure-based Puzzle-Platform video game that lets you jump in to the two worlds (Real and Shadow) in blink of an eye. The game is set in two different worlds, one is realistic 3D world and the other is a…

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Papo & Yo
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Papo & Yo tells the story about a very unusual friendship between a Human and a Monster. Quico is a Brazilian boy who loves to hang out with his Monster friend without any fear. Despite all the gory appearance of the monster, its razor sharp teeth and addiction to eating…

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The Cave
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The Cave is a new addition to the amazing Puzzle-Platform genre and it offers Adventure-based game-play, takes you to the world of your liking. The game actually allows you to gather up your adventurer friends each equipped with brilliant personalities and stories, get into a world of wonders and follow…

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Trine: Enchanted Edition
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Have you played Trine? Yes or no! This enchanted edition of Trine will surely take you to further heights of excitement. The game actually continues the Puzzle oriented adventures of your three favorite heroes (Thief, Wizard and Knight) and takes you to a world of fairy-tales where your task is…

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Trine
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Trine is a Single and Multiplayer Side-scrolling Action and Platform Puzzle video game by Frozenbyte. The game takes the players back to a medieval setting and allows them to control multiple characters such as a Thief, a Knight, and a Wizard. All the three characters are able to battle against…

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Pid
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Physics-based Platformers are always fun, and the games like Pid makes it even more interesting with all the great things combines. Pid is an awesome Physics-based Puzzle-Platform and Action-Adventure video game by Might and Delight that offers a challenging game-play and lets you enjoy amazing environments, best ever visuals and…

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Feist
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Feist is a wonderful 2D Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by Finji. The game takes you to a wonderful setting of a Dark Forest, Hazardous Mountains and Dark Caves where you are destined to follow the giant creatures in order to complete the game objectives. In an environment where everything…

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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet
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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet is an amazingly Addictive Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform, Exploration and Shooting video game. The game is set on an unknown Alien Planet where you start off your journey in a little spaceship. Your task is to simply go through a number of Alien Environments, interact with objects, solve…

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Costume Quest
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Costume Quest, created by Double Fine Productions is an Action-Adventure, and Puzzle-platform video game. The game is based up on a Halloween theme and lets you choose a player character from a number of game heroes and enjoy an amazing game-play featuring Trick or Treating beautifully created game worlds. Costume…

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Tomba!
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Tomba! combines the elements of Side-scroll, and Platform. It is developed by Whoopee Camp and offers Single-player mode only. The game takes place in the group of Island based on the middle of the map. According to the story, the people of the Island lived with peach form many years.…

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Lost in Shadow
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Lost in Shadow is a Puzzle-Platform, and Single-player video game developed by Hudson Soft and published by Mindscape. The game offers an exciting gameplay and lets the player assume the role of the shadow of the boy and has to fight against enemies, climbs on tall towers, and solve a…

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Ronin
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Ronin is a wonderful Turn-based, Side-Scrolling, Action-Platformer video game like Mark of the Ninja. The game features a female protagonist who embarks on a mission to kill the five most prominent figures of a massive and powerful corporation. Ronin offers wonderful Action-oriented game-play in which it allows you to use…

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Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender
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Aqua Kitty: Milk Mine Defender is a Fast-paced Action-Adventure, Platform and Arcade Retro Shooter (Run and Gun) video game similar to Broforce. The game offers a 2 player Co-Op gaming mode and allows you to blast your way through hordes of mechanical sea monsters in order to get to the…

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Defy Gravity: Extended
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Defy Gravity: Extended by Diamond Interactive is a wonderful Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform and Indie video game that allows you to enjoy Platforming and Puzzle aesthetics on one place. The game focuses on a female protagonist named as Kera and allows you to control her, manipulate the environment and objects by using…

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Stick ‘Em Up 2: Paper Adventures
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Stick ‘Em Up 2: Paper Adventures is a wonderfully addictive and a Fantastic Adventure-based Run ‘n’ Gun plus Puzzle-Platform video game. It offers amazing paper and card visuals and takes you to a world where everything is built using paper and card. The game offers Stick Figure characters and tasks…

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Valdis Story: Abyssal City
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Valdis Story: Abyssal City is another great Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platformer and RPG video game similar to Child of Light. The game lets you be the protagonist named Wyatt, explore the ancient wrecks of a Holy City, battle against a number of different types of Demons, Angels and Ferals, defeat the enemies…

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Ibb and Obb
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Ibb and Obb is an Action, Co-op, Puzzle-Platform, and Multiplayer video game created and published by Sparpweed. The game focuses on two-player co-op gameplay takes place in the world full of puzzles where the gravity goes down and up. There are a variety of stages and can be completed by…

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Vector
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Vector is an Action, Acrobatic-Style, Side-Scroll, Platform, and Single-player video game for Android, iOS, and Windows. The game takes place in the stunning world consists of over twenty arcade-style levels and lets you control the protagonist, navigate each level, overcome hurdles, and reach at the end of each level to…

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Zombie Parkour Runner
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Zombie Parkour Runner is an Action, Side-scroll, and Single-player Platform video game created by Up Up Down Down and published by Break Media. The game takes place in the superb world consists of twenty-four different levels. You can assume the role of the female protagonist and your ultimate job is…

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Scribblenauts Remix
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Scribblenauts Remix is an Action, Puzzle and Single-player video game released for Android, and iOS by 5th Cell. The game consists of forty exciting levels from both original game and its sequel. It offers an exciting gameplay that you have never played before. It introduces a writing mode and lets…

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Trine 2: Complete Story
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Trine 2: Complete Story is an Action Role-playing, Puzzle-Platform, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Frozenbyte. The game combines the elements of Side-scroll, Puzzle, Action and Platform and offers an exciting gameplay where you can take on the role of one of three heroes. It takes place…

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  • Thank you for making these lists; they are very helpful for discovering new games that have a similar style to one we particularly like. I knew some of these, but not all of them and I’m glad for the new titles I can now add to my wish list.
    If I may suggest just a few more that I find somewhat reminiscent of Limbo, there’s also :

    – Albert and Otto
    – Toby: The Secret Mine
    – Year Walk
    – Inside
    – Selma and the Wisp

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