Ancient Domains of Mystery
Ancient Domains of Mystery (shortened ADOM) is a Rogue-like and Single-player video game created and published by Thomas Biskup for Multiple Platforms. The main goal of the player is to fend off the forces of Chaos that threaten the land of Ancardia. Like other Rogue-like video games, it uses the ASCII graphics to offer the game world. The later edition of the game included the option to play with sound, an overworld map, and tilt-based graphics. In the game, most dungeons are randomly generated, but once the game creates a dungeon, it doesn’t alter even if the player re-enters and exits it. The story of the game takes place in the fictional environment of Ancardia, and for 6,000 years, this place has famous for peace, but recent reports have spread about the appearance of frightening monsters and dangerous dungeons. According to the plot, Khelavaster finds an ancient prophecy related to the coming of chaos and propagates it to other peoples across the world. The game introduces 12 playable races, and 22 playable character classes and the player can select his character from a male or female in the start of the game to partake in the fight.
Roguelands is the mix of Rogue-like, Role-playing, Pixel Graphics, and Side-scrolling elements created and published by SmashGames. Both Single-player and Multiplayer options are available for players in the game, and it offers a compelling storyline, in which the planet Earth is standing on the edge of destruction. Advanced technology has opened a rift to another dimension, which accesses the beats upon the galaxy. The strange creatures called Destroyer, who traverses world to world in order to spread chaos everywhere. In the game, the player assumes the role of the Galactic Cadet, who is tasked with traversing to hostile planets to find the precious resources before the Destroyer wipes out the core of the planet. During the game, the player can team up with buddies, collect resources, and can use different items to craft gear on his home planet. The player embarks on an epic journey to save the galaxy by defeating the Destroyer. Procedurally Generated World, Unique Crafting System, Permanent Death, Unlock Secrets, etc. are core features of the game.
VVVVVV is a great Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game that offers a similar game-play as Spelunky. This immersive game fixes you up into the character of Captain Viridian who gets lost in an alternative dimension while searching for five of his missing crew members. The game allows you to reverse gravity to avoid obstacles like Spikes, Greenish Ghosts and Deep pits etc. and carry on with your mission. With a heavy influence from Commodore 64, Super Meat Boy and Chiptune, VVVVVV offers vibrant visuals, an amazingly immersive and engaging game-play along with a wonderful story-line. For an amazing Super Meat Boy type experience, you must play this game, it fun.
Spelunky is an Indie, Rogue-like Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform and RPG video game developed by Derek Yu. The game lets you be a Spelunker in the game world who gets tasked with exploring a great number of tunnels/caves, collecting different items, saving the damsels and killing the enemies. You can kill the enemy by using your whip on him or by simply jumping on his head just like you did in Mario games. Spelunky provides with four different game worlds and a number of randomly generated game levels filled with a lot of exciting things. The game awards you with points on every enemy kill and finding new treasure, area, valuable and location etc. The enemies in the game include snakes, yetis, man eating plants, ghosts etc. and each of them requires a unique set of skills for you to kill them, so you must use your earned points to buy upgrades regularly or else you’ll get killed by any of your gruesome enemies. The amazing rogue-like game environment makes it more fun to play and enjoy. Try it out.
#4 Fenix Rage
Fenix Rage is an amazingly addictive Puzzle-Platform video game by Green Lava Sudios. With a Similar game-play to some of the biggest names such as Spelunky and Super Meat boy, Fenix Rage sets you up into the character of Fenix who pursues an evil creature that freezer his town. With the wonderful abilities like Jumping, Running, and Dashing, Fenix Rage provides with 200 challenging levels, an immersive game-play and brilliantly developed visuals along with a number of great collectibles. Fenix Rage is probably the best and most popular Puzzle-Platform game inspired by the great Spelunky. Fenix Rage offers almost similar game-play, Edifice, Visual aspects, music and mechanics as Super meat Boy and provides with a lot of wonderful game levels to assess your Puzzle-Platform expertise. As the sole protagonist of Fenix Rage, This brilliant game pushes you into an epic pursuit of an evil creature who has destroyed your town. Now you must go after the creature, capture it and take your revenge. Fenix Rage offers 200 amazing game levels, and lets you jump your way to the end of each level, Collect Cookies and keep on pursuing your enemy creature. Fenix Rage, with beautiful visuals, great story and an addictive game-play is a wonderful game to play and enjoy.
#5 Super Meat Boy
Super Meat Boy is an Action-Adventure and independent Puzzle-Platform Video game developed by Team Meat. The game features Dark Red Cube character named Meat Boy who embarks on a journey to save his Heavily Bandaged Girlfriend named Bandage Girl from Malevolent Genius and an Evil Scientist Dr. Fetus. The game offers more than 300 levels of pure awesomeness filled with dreadful obstacles like Saw Blades, Crumbling Blocks, Chilling Fires and deep Pits etc. Super Meat Boy is divided into different chapters that have various difficulty levels and collectively all the chapters offer over 300 game levels. Furthermore, Super Meat boy offers thrilling boss battles, and encounters with loads of other enemies and obstacles etc. With a fast-paced gameplay, cool game mechanics and fantastic 2D visuals, Super Meat Boy is a fun game to play and enjoy.
Gunpoint is a Stealth-based Puzzle-Platform video game by Suspicious Developments. The game sets you up into the character of a Freelance Spy who completes different jobs assigned by the Clients to break into high security zones, buildings and secretive facilities to steal sensitive and classified Data. With a bunch of wonderful settings game levels, challenging puzzles to solve, and the use of some really stealthy tactics, Gunpoint offers a brilliant action filled game-play. The game is divided into a number of challenging missions and it allows you to be the Agent “Richard Conway”, a skilled agent and a true stealthman. Your task is to simply get into the building in which you have to carry out the mission, go sneaky on all the guards, cameras and lasers, jump on platforms to reach to the point where you have to collect the information and head back to the rendezvous point to complete the mission. Laced up with all kinds of challenging and unforgiving obstacles, the passage in almost every mission is quite hard to go through so if you are up to the task, let’s do it.
#7 Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty
Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty, the remake of the 1997’s super hit Oddworld: Abe’s Oddysee is a marvelous Stealth-based Action and Puzzle-Platform video game by Oddworld Inhabitants. The game offers new and enhanced visuals, mechanics and game-play and allows you to be Abe, traverse through ancient ruins, dodge a lot of different kinds of beasts, avoid the nifty guards, and finally sabotage your boss’s plan of converting all labor into tasty treats (Meat Snacks) of the RaptureFarms. With amazing new visuals, challenging game-play, improved and audio and controls, Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty is a wonderful game to play and enjoy. Do try it out for and awesome Action filled Puzzle Platform experience.
#8 Stealth Bastard: Tactical Espionage Arsehole Deluxe
Stealth Bastard: Tactical Espionage Arsehole Deluxe is a wonderfully addictive Stealth-based Puzzle-Platform video game. The game allows you to traverse through a deadly environment filled with traps, deadly lasers, Enemy Robots, and tasks you to complete different tasks like turning on and off the switches, avoiding the light and remaining in the dark to fool the guards, and finally get to the exit door in order to escape this godforsaken world. With three main difficulty levels, equally equipped enemies, over 80 challenging game levels and obstacles, amazing unlockable items, gadgets etc. 8 main game chapters, wonderful 2D visuals and addictive game-play, Stealth Bastard: Tactical Espionage Arsehole Deluxe is a fun game to play and enjoy.
#9 Out There Somewhere
Out There Somewhere is a wonderful addition to the Stealth-based Action, Adventure and Puzzle-platform gaming. Inspired by the big names such as Cave Story and Super Metroid, Out There Somewhere lets you be a lone explorer stuck on an unknown planet with a very low fuel in you ship. Your Survival and Escape plan depends on reaching to the planet core, so you must be good at traversing the planet, going through the platforms, obstacles and encounters with the enemies. With an amazingly twisted and puzzling story, challenging game levels, creative nature, superbly easy controls and an immersive game-play, Out There Somewhere will surely entertain you good. Do try it out, it’s fun.
#10 DLC Quest
DLC Quest is not actually a Stealth-based game but it offers wonderful Puzzle-Platform aesthetics and lets you immerse yourself into an amazingly addictive game-play ever. Being actually the parody of Downloadable Content, DLC Quest lets you jump on challenging platforms, solve some challenging puzzles on your way, collect coins in order to buy upgrades and stuff and enjoy the ultimate fun. To play more levels of the game, DLC Quest lets you buy new maps by spending the collected gold coins, get into new game worlds and enjoy engaging yourself in to epic enemy encounters, collecting items and interacting with the NPCs, killing some zombies and firing your special guns etc. The final battle against the boss in each level makes this game more addictive and challenging. For an amazing Gunpoint like gaming experience, do try this brilliant game.
#11 Cave Story Plus
Cave Story Plus is one of the best Action filled Stealth, Puzzle-Platform and indie games. The game offers a unique storyline based on Mysterious themes and it takes you to an amazing world of Mimiga, the land of the Free Running Rabits named as Mimigas. After the attack of the mad Scientist, the Mimigas, are in grave danger and they are in dire need of your help. You act as an amnesiac boy, who wakes up in Mimiga with no memories of his past but he knows he has to save Mimiga and all of its resident Mimigas. Your task is to run, jump, fly and shoot your way through a series of platforms, explore a massive game world and eventually reach to the Mad Scientist. You must defeat the delusional Scientist and save the Mimiga. Cave Story Plus features enhanced graphics, great background music, over 20 boss battle game levels, amazing weaponry, four different game endings, a Metroid inspired setting, Easy Controls, a wonderfully simple storyline, brilliantly immersive and engaging game-play etc. try it out and you’ll definitely love this game.
#12 The Angry Video Game Nerd Adventures
The Angry Video Game: Nerd Adventures is a great Action, Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game by FreakZone Games. The game immerses you into the most epic and wonderful setting where you’ll have to go through challenging 10 levels and an amazingly fast-paced game-play by blasting away your enemies with your gun and your amazing fighting techniques. Running and jumping is the fun part in game because you’ll have to be more attentive to the obstacles and all the things planted there to kill you. The Angry Video Game: Nerd Adventures offers a lot of playable characters, upgrades, power-ups along with huge amounts of secrets, and galore. With a wonderful setting, The Angry Video Game: Nerd Adventures offers uniquely built graphics, an amazing game-play and a lot more exciting things.
#13 BattleBlock Theatre
BattleBlock Theatre is an Action oriented, Casual, and Indie Puzzle-Platform video game developed by The Behemoth. The game is about an unnamed being who sets out to free his friends kidnapped by the gruesome technologically advanced Cats. His ship wrecks on an island and he too gets abducted by the Cats. You must act as the protagonist Aka. The loner and free your friends at any cost or the technological cats will kill them all. BattleBlock Theatre lets you jump on some brilliantly themed platforms and kill the enemies. You must use your special skills and weapons in order to achieve your goals. Some key features of this brilliant game include! Co-Op game-play, different arenas to engage yourself in, over 450 levels of pure awesomeness great animations and some wonderful graphics. For an amazing Action filled Puzzle-Platform gameplay experience with a bit twist and turns, you must play this game. You’ll love it.
La-Mulana is a cool Action-Adventure Puzzle-Platform and Side-Scrolling video game by Nigoro. The game lets you be a Whip wielding adventurer named Lemeza who goes on a journey to explore the tomb of La-Mulana. Your task is to find the Secret Treasure of Life by going through a series of tombs and mausoleums. In order to achieve your goals, you must run and jump over different platforms, kill the enemies by using your whip and other available resources, avoid scary traps and obstacles, Fight off the monsters of the Deep and make your way through the most epic and hardest setting ever. Puzzle solving and reacting fast is the key to success in this marvelous game, so you must be attentive to the smallest details in order to complete the objectives. With a wonderful environment, beautiful 2D visuals, an engaging game-play and all the great things combined, La-Mulana is a great game to play and enjoy.
#15 Freedom Planet
Freedom Planet is a wonderful Action-Adventure, Combat-based Puzzle-Platform and Side-Scrolling video game by GalaxyTrail. This Sonic inspired game lets you be a Courageous Dragon girl who accompanies her friends on a journey against a whole alien attack force under the command of Evil lord Brevon. Your task is to run, jump, slide and roll on randomly generated platforms, kill the enemies and their maniac mechanical companions, fight against the epic bosses and flash your way through awesome game levels. You must use you special fighting abilities and finally reach to the Evil Lord Brevon, fight an epic battle against him and defeat him to restore the order. Freedom Planet features a fast-paced action and adventure filled game-play, an amazingly catchy story-line and brilliant 2D visuals along with a number of character choices and a lot more to discover.
#16 They Bleed Pixels
They Bleed Pixels is a fun Action, Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game that offers beat ‘em’ up characteristics. The game offers a dark Gothic and Lovecraftian Theme and sets you up into the character of an unnamed girls who gets admitted to the Lafcadio Academy for Troubled Young Girls. Affected badly by the nightmares, she feels like being part of the scary world in which she transforms into a dark creature with claws and is bound to explore a dark world filled with gory monsters. You are required to help her go through a dramatically weird world, run, jump and walk on platforms, avoid obstacles like Ghosts, spikes, traps etc. and reach to the final stage where you’ll have to defeat the mega enemy to get rid of your nightmares once and for all. They Bleed Pixels offers unique and challenging puzzles, a number of scary game levels, cool visuals, a brilliant story and an immersive game-play.
#17 Rogue Legacy
Rogue Legacy, developed by Cellar Door games is an Action-Adventure, Rogue-like RTS and Puzzle-Platform video game. The game provides with tons of engaging and quite addictive game-play that includes randomly generated dungeons, a lot of different types of enemies, Bosses with unique combat abilities and techniques, four epic game settlements to explore, collect items and kill your enemies. Rogue Legacy also includes secondary abilities for the players like Magic, and different elemental attacks that cause serious damage to the enemy. If you die in the game, all of your HP shrinks to zero and all your abilities are then transferred to a secondary player who continues your adventure until the last player, when the last player dies, the game ends. Rogue Legacy provides with great level details, clean graphics and an amazingly engaging game-play.
#18 Adventures of Pip
Adventures of Pip takes the players to a beautiful world of Low and High-Resolution beings and offers a fantastic combination of 2D Side-scrolling and Action-Platform elements. Released back in the mid of 2015, Adventures of Pip is available to play on multiple platforms such as Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Nintendo Wii U, Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and iOS. According to the storyline, an unknown Evil turns the kingdom upside down, turns the King and Queen into Pixels and Abducts Princess Adeline. Pip gets selected to rescue the princess and to eliminate the evil of Queen DeRezzia. The player gets to be the Mighty Pip, a single Pixel that goes on an epic adventure of saving the Damsel in Distress. While going through the 2D Low and High-resolution environments, player’s tasks are to defeat the enemies, pick up upgrades and evolve into an 8 and 16-bit Hero gradually. Keep on switching between the evolution to gain more power and to complete various levels of the game. Keep in mind that the Pip can walk, jump, run, float, break blocks and collect loads o fantastic upgrades, so don’t rely on one or two abilities. Keep on pursuing the bad guys and finally, reach the end, defeat the Evil Queen DeRezzia and free the Princess from her Clutches.
#19 Axiom Verge
Axiom Verge is a fun Indie Action-Adventure and 2D Platform video game by Thomas Hepp Games. The game offers a Side-Scrolling view and allows the players to enjoy a delightful Metroidvania feel. With a brilliant backstory, Axiom Verge allows the players to control the character of Trace, a Scientist who after getting injured and a black out gets up in an unfamiliar High-tech Ancient World. Axiom Verge focuses on Hardcore Metroidvania Action and Exploration and tasks the players to traverse through an entirely new world where many fears are lurking in the dark shadows. The game lets you have weapons that you can use to overcome the enemies and enjoy upgrading your gear and stuff with all the available power-ups (over 60 different items). With an absorbing and addictive gameplay, beautiful 2D graphics, great mechanics and an overall feel of an amazing adventure, Axiom Verge offer elements borrowed from the biggest Metroidvania games such as Blaster Master, Contra, Bionic Commando and Metroid. For an excellent Action-Adventure and Platform gaming experience, do try it out.
#20 Shovel Knight
Shovel Knight is a Retro style 2D Side-scrolling Action and Platform video game by Yacht Club Games. The game offers an 8-Bit retro game inspired gameplay in which it allows the players to be the great Shovel Knight who goes on an adventure to rescue his friend, Shield Knight. Shield Knight gets clutched by the dastardly foes, and the only person who can liberate Shield Knight is the Shovel Knight. The players are tasked to get into the role of Shovel Knight, traverse through a 2D retro world, encounter the foes and kill them to keep on moving towards the goal. As describes the name, Shovel Knight lets the players have a Shovel as their primary weapon and use it against the enemies while jumping, running and through the platforms. With a side-scrolling view, Shovel Knight lets the players enjoy an amazingly addictive gameplay, beautiful 2D graphics and amazing encounters with the enemies at the same time. With an entirely satisfying gameplay and all the well-crafted platform fun, Shovel Knight offers an experience similar to the biggest names in retro gaming such as DuckTales, Mega Man and provides an NES-style environment and much more to discover. For an amazing 2D Retro Platforming experience, do play this game and enjoy the ultimate fun.
#21 Ratchet & Clank
Ratchet & Clank is a part of Series of games with Sci-Fi, Action-based Platform video games. Basically, Ratchet & Clank is a remastered version of 2002’s top-notch Platformer video game, and it now offers more room for gameplay, enhanced mechanics, revamped graphics engine and loads of other great things. Developed by Insomniac Games and Published by Sony Interactive Entertainment, Ratchet & Clank combines Platform, Shooting and Action elements together and offers a more entertaining experience. Players can either play as Ratchet or Clank (on particular portions of the game). The game tasks the player to navigate through unusual environments, encounter and defeat loads of different types of enemies, use a number of the various gadgets and weapons against the enemies while exploring the game world and running on different kinds of platforms. Puzzle solving and obstacle dodging has its own particular spot in the game. Players can complete various game levels, go through the obstacles, use Jetpacks to enjoy Flight elements and enjoy playing the game. With all the amazing environments, epic battles and skirmishes against the enemies, beautiful 3D game graphics and loads of other great things, Ratchet & Clank is one fo the best Action, thrill and Puzzle-Platformer video game to play and enjoy.
#22 Wings of Vi
Wings of Vi is a challenging Action-Adventure, Indie and 2D Puzzle-Platformer video game by GrynSoft. The basic objectives of the game is to defeat the Evil Demon Lord Jeh’oul. You as the Angel named Vi are tasked with exploration, fighting off the hellish creatures and other monstrous entities, reach to the Jeh’Oul and kill him in order to restore the order. Wings of Vi offers an amazingly addictive and quite immersive game-play in which you’ll have to go through challenging and puzzling environments, avoid the traps, find different objectives and upgrades, and kill the enemies while acting fast because if you don’t, you’ll be killed. With a marvelous storyline, great visuals and background music and a lot of other exciting things, Wings of Vi is one of the best Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform video game to play and enjoy. Do give it a try.
#23 Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is an Action, Side-scroll, Platform, Single-player and Multiplayer video game released by Yacht Club Games for cross platform. The game offers the two-dimensional environment where it takes place and offers the superb gameplay inspired by the graphics and gameplay of platform games released by Nintendo Entertainment System. The game comes with 8-bit graphics, in which the player takes on the role of the protagonist with a task to gather treasure and battle enemies to earn points. The primary weapon of the player is shovel which can be used to attack enemies, dig up loot, and jump to bounce on foes similar to DuckTales. The player can buy secondary items after finding the salesman in most levels. He can take part in side quests, which involves battling through different levels and defeating the massive bosses to progress through the world map. With increasing difficulty, brilliant mechanics, and wonderful graphics, Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is the best game to play and enjoy.
#24 Elliot Quest
Elliot Quest is a Single-player, Metroidvania, Adventure, and Platform video game published and developed by Ansimuz Games for cross platform. The game brings the similar gameplay to Metroid, Zelda II: The Adventure of Link and Castlevania II: Simon’s Quest. It takes place in the stunning world and the story revolves around the protagonist named as Elloid, who is cursed by the demon and turn into a demon-like creature. The game lets the player takes on the role of the protagonist, and set out him on an epic quests to find a cure. It mixes the Action-Adventure, Side-scrolling, and combat elements. In the beginning, the player can perform little but can jump, run, and shoot arrows, but get access to new items as the player gain experience points. After getting enough points, the player can jump longer, and unlock new abilities. During the exploration, the player can encounter non-player characters and can interact or communicate with them using dialogue to get hints or information about the quests. Elliot Quest includes key features such as Explore the Island, Customization, Hidden Secrets, Solve Puzzles, Find Weapons, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#25 Tiny Barbarian DX
Tiny Barbarian DX is a Fantasy-based, Action-Adventure, Platform, and Pixel Graphics video game developed by StarQuail Games and published by Nicalis, Inc. The game comes with both Single-player and Multiplayer modes, and the game takes place in the wasteland environment. You as the protagonist must manipulate the environment from a side-scroll perspective, the battle against enemies and crush them by jumping on them. The game rewards you with points and unlock additional content and increase the level of difficulty as you advance through the story. It mixes the 2D Platform, Combo-based Hack-and-Slash element, with action and retro-style pixel. It has different levels, and you will discover new scenario, enemies, and challenges in each level. You must battle enemies like a snake, and other foes using a sword while collecting as many coins as possible. You will face a boss fight with a task to eliminate it before the boss kills you. You can run, jump, and attack enemies your way through numerous levels with increasing difficulties. With excellent mechanics, smooth graphics, and brilliant soundtracks, Tiny Barbarian DX is the best game to play and enjoy.
#26 Knight Terrors
Knight Terrors is an Action, Demon Slashing, and Single-player video game developed by FreakZone Games and published by Nicalis, Inc. The game takes place in the stunning environment and puts you in the role of the protagonist, who is the witness of the horrifying adventures. The player equips with mysterious knight suit of armour called The Knight. During the gameplay, the player can use a mighty sword to slay monsters and face the endless ghouls, flaming skulls and more. There are procedurally generated levels with increasing difficulties. The player explores the environment from a side-scroll perspective, battle enemies and slay them to score the points. As the player progresses, the number of enemies will be increased. Each level has a set of obstacles, enemies, and hurdles that the player must overcome to reach the end of each level while battling foes. Knight Terrors includes core features such as Bone-Chilling Levels, Unlockable Power-ups, four different Modes, Classic Chiptunes, High Score Tracking and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#27 Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment
Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment is an Action-Adventure, 2D Platform, Side-scroll and Single-player video game created by Yacht Club Games. The game serves as the prequel to Shovel Knight and takes place in the thrilling world where you can assume the role of the specter knight, a servant to the Enchantress. The story revolves around the struggle of the protagonist, who must recruit the knights’ cadre and create the No Quarter’s order. You can glide around the ground, command an arsenal and can clamber up walls through a variety of levels. If you carries out your jobs, you may have an opportunity at breaking your chain of servitude and regaining the lost humanity. Gather curios to unlock special attacks and test your scythe skills with challenge and feats stages including boss rematches, platforming challenges and more. Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment includes core features such as Special Attacks, Climb Walls, Dispatch Enemies, Unleash your Skills, Uncover the Secrets, and more. Try it out.
Volume is a Stealth-based and Single-player video game created and published by Mike Bithella Games. The game offers a thrilling gameplay focuses on the stealth mechanics inspired by Metal Gear Solid. It enables the player to plan the courses of action to work through various levels without being caught by enemies, automate security turrets, and dogs to reach the specific objectives. According to the story, the protagonist named as Robert Locksley, a petty thief discovers a device known as Volume, which lets the protagonist simulate heists. The player takes on the role of the protagonist and can explore the environment from top-down third-person perspective. It has different levels, and each level offers a variety of guards, each which have a different pattern of moment and time to respond. The ultimate task is to sneak through the challenging level without being detected to complete different heists. Volume includes core features such as Three Modes, 100 Levels, a variety of Gadgets, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#29 Metal Gear Acid
Metal Gear Acid is a mix of Tactical Role-playing, Stealth, Collectible Card, and Turn-based Tactics elements developed by Konami Computer Entertainment Japan and published by Konami. The game comes with both Single-player and Multiplayer modes and serves as the first title in the series of Metal Gear for the PSP. It mainly focuses on turn-based tactics, using the card-based system and lets the player control the actions and movements of the protagonist. In the start of the game, the player needs to customize his deck, and jump into the battlefield against other players or AI to show off his abilities. The cards in the game represents various elements such as weapons, equipment, and characters. When the game started, the player needs to one of six different cards to attack opponent. In Action mode, the player needs to select the cards and use them to move the character. Most of the cards enable the player to move the character three spaces while certain cards allows the player to move up to six spaces. With superb gameplay, brilliant graphics, and smooth controls, Metal Gear Acid is the best game to play.
#30 Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse
Shantae and the Pirate’s Curse mixes the Metroidvania and Platform elements developed and published by WayForward Technologies for multiple platforms. It is the third installment in the series of Shantae and offers the exciting gameplay with improved visuals, mechanics and controls. The game focuses on the protagonist, who is a half-genie named as Shantae and revolves around her struggle to save Sequin Land from the new enemy known as the Pirate Master, with the assist of her nemesis called Risky Boots. Like its previous titles, the game casts the player in the protagonist’s role, who can attack enemies using her hair as a weapon. After losing her genie power in the previous entry, the player has to make use of various items that the player collect during the course of the game. These items include a pistol that the player can use to shoot enemies, a hat that can be used to glide through the air, a scimitar that can destroy blocks and more. The game has various levels, and the player must explore each one to fulfil the requirements of the game to save the day. Unlock additional content using the earned points and face massive bosses at the end of each stage. Check it out, and have fun.
#31 Alice In Wonderland
Alice In Wonderland is an Action-Adventure, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game developed by Etranges Libellules and published by Disney Interactive Studios. The game offers the beautiful world where it takes place and lets the player control, defends and help the female protagonist named as Alice as she struggles to explore the world of wonderland while unearthing the series of twisted mysteries. During the gameplay, the player can call on a diverse character such as Cheshire cat, and the Mad Hatter each with unique abilities and skills to overcome traps and solve challenging puzzles. The Cheshire cat uses his ability to turn himself into multiple objects and to vanish to assist the protagonist through this strange land. The Mad Hatter helps the protagonist alter her perception of the world and up to new places in the world using optical illusions. It has multiple levels, and each level offers a set of tasks that the player has to complete at any cost to progress through the game. Alice In Wonderland includes prominent features such as Explore the Stunning World, Play as multiple characters, Develop your Skills, Guide Alice, and more. Try it out, and you’ll enjoy it.
#32 Blaster Master Zero
Blaster Master Zero is an Action, Metroidvania, Co-op, Single-player and Multiplayer video game created and published by Inti Creates for Nintendo Switch. The game serves as the remake of Blaster Master, released by Sunsoft. The plot of the game focuses on the protagonist named as Jason Frudnick, who embarks on an epic mission into a stunning world to save the frog creature known as Fred. During the gameplay, the player controls the protagonist and effort to explore the massive environments where he has to kill various mutant enemies. The player can exit the tank to navigate multiple areas into the tank vehicle can’t venture. He can explore the world from a side-scroll perspective using a vehicle, shoot enemies to kill and earn points. There are a series of levels, and each level needs completion of certain tasks. The player needs to defeat both mid-bosses and area bosses to access new items, upgrades, and sub-weapons. In Multiplayer mode, the player can explore the land with his friend and engage himself in platform gameplay experience. Blaster Master Zero includes prominent features such as Side view Maps, Top-down Mode, Area Bosses, a series of Levels, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#33 Adventure Story
Adventure Story is a Side-scroll, Platform and Single-player video game created by Rendered Ideas for mobile devices such as Android, iOS, and Windows Phone. The game takes you on an epic adventure with exciting levels. It comes with stunning story, where the protagonist and his brother were taking a nap in forest of flowers on a peaceful day. Suddenly, an evil named as Hippo appeared out to spread chaos. All the inhabitants of jungle fear from the brutal monsters and run across the jungle to save their lives. The protagonist named as Chingu ran, but his beloved brother couldn’t run and captured by the monster. After realizing the guilt, the protagonist decides to save his little brother and take revenge from evil and teach the monster lesson. The game explores the world from a side-scroll perspective, encounter enemies and crush them to advance through the level. The game consists of up to fifty unique levels with increasing difficulty and each level offers the cute and beautiful graphics. Adventure Story offers core features such as Epic Gameplay, Intuitive Controls, Ability to Double Jump, 50 Levels, and more.
#34 Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones
Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones is a Platform, Stealth-based, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Curve Studios and published by Curve Digital. The game serves as the sequel to Stealth Bastard Deluxe, introducing multiple mechanics which involve puzzle sections. The story revolves around the clone, who escapes the test facility and discovers the reason behind the clones’ existence. According to the plot, the game focuses on goggles-wearing clones, where the player control multiple clones. During the gameplay, he can explore the facility, where the clones were born, unlocking equipment to access new areas as they explore. The game deals with different equipment for solving tricky puzzle, unlike the previous title which had googles. It comes with level editor, enabling the player to create his unique level by playing hurdles, obstacles, and more. The game is played from a side-scroll perspective and the player can engage in platform gameplay experience. Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones includes core features such as Linear Gameplay, Metroidvania Style, Hi-tech Gadgets, 60FPS Cut Scenes, and more. Check it out, and have fun.
Gunslugs is a Pixel-Graphics, Action, platform, Retro-style, and Single-player Side-scroll Shooting video game developed and published by OrangePixel. The game offers a brilliant story, revolving around an evil duck and his minions, struggling to take over the planet with his evil army using the advanced technology and the extensive collection of soldiers. The world needs a hero, and you are the last hope of your people. You must jump into the world where you have to battle against evil Duck and his minions to save the planet. During the gameplay, you can battle in jungles, plane yards, arctica, and the gate of hell. You can use the jetpack to fly and shoot eggs for guns. It focuses on fast-paced gameplay with a run and jumps mechanics, taking place in the procedurally generated environment and introduces the element of perma-death. You have to collect coins and can use them to purchase upgrades, improvements, and mini-games like Donkey Kong, etc. Gunslugs includes prominent features such as Several Levels, different Mini-Games, Gunslugs Heroes, Upgrades, Weapons, Permadeath, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
Teslagrad is a Puzzle-Platform, Single-player and Side-scroll video game created and published by Rain Games for cross-platform. The game is set in the 2D world and mixes the puzzle, platform and action elements to offers the challenging gameplay. In the game, the electromagnetic and magnetism powers are the key to exploring the environment of the game, and thereby find out the secrets kept in the abandoned Tesla Tower. It introduces the minimal combat element joined with electronic puzzle sections. The game takes place in the steampunk-themed world focused on old Europe, offering the non-linear gameplay with the hand-drawn environment. During the gameplay, the player guides the protagonist, a young boy, who discovers himself embroiled in the forgotten conspiracy. Teslagrad includes prominent features such as Complex Puzzles, Explore the 2D Environment, Visual Storyline, Old-school Boss Fight, and more. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#37 Disney DuckTales Remastered
Disney DuckTales Remastered is a Metroidvania, Side-scroll and Platform video game developed by WayForward Technologies and published by Capcom. The game supports Single-player mode and serves as the HD remake of DuckTales, released in 1989. It represents the 2D hand-drawn characters in 3D modelled levels. The game revolves around the protagonist named as Scrooge McDuck like the original title, where the protagonist must travel around the world to find five treasures to increase his fortune. During the gameplay, the player can swing his cane to break and strike objects and can bounce on it like a stick to attack foes from above. This method enables the player to reach the higher areas, as well as bounce across the difficult obstacles and hazards that would hurt the player on his foot. It comes with a variety of levels, and the difficulty will be increased as the player advances through the story. The game rewards the player with points, and the player can challenge his friends to beat his record. Disney DuckTales Remastered is the wonderful Platform game to play.
Swordigo is a mix of Action Role-playing, Metroidvania, Adventure, and Platform elements developed and published by Touch Foo for Android and iOS. The game offers Single-player mode and has the similar gameplay to Zelda II: The Adventure of Link, Castlevania: Symphony of the Night and Metroid. According to the plot, the player awakes at the mid-night feeling strange and goes outside for fresh air when a strange man informs him that the mentor went into the forest and didn’t come back. After exploring the woods, the player discovers the master die. To learn the first magic bolt the player is sent to the house of Elder. As the story advances, the Elder tells the player to find the Mage Blade and must defeat the Corruptors. The game mainly focuses on side-scroll action-adventure gameplay, where the player can run, swing, jump, and can use magic spells his way through a series of levels. By killing enemies, the player receives experience points and can use these points to level up health, magic, or attack power.
#39 Magic Rampage
Magic Rampage is an Action Role-playing, Side-scroll, Hack-and-Slash and Single-player video game developed and published by Asantee. The game introduces character customization and plenty of weapons to equip from knife to magical staves. The environment takes place dungeon and the game offers new enemies, secrets areas to explore and new obstacles in each dungeon. In the game, the player needs to search for bonuses and levels, struggle to strive in Survival mode, and join forces with NPCs to battle against challenging bosses. Magic Rampage is inspired by 90’s old classic platformer games, offering engaging and refreshed gameplay mechanics. The player can run, jump, and attack enemies using ranged weapons through the variety of levels to advance in game. He can explore the land from side-scroll perspective and try to score the best points to challenge his friends. With engaging gameplay, brilliant graphics and touch controls, Magic Rampage is the best game to play.
#40 Volgarr the Viking
Volgarr the Viking is an Action, Platform, Side-scroll and Single-player video game available to play on multiple platforms, developed by Crazy Viking Studios and published by Adult Swim Games. The game represents the fantastic gameplay inspired by side-scroll platform games from the 1980s like Ghost ‘n Goblins and Rastan. In the game, the player takes on the role of the titular character, who is selected for a challenging quest to take down an evil dragon. The titular character is equipped with a sword, a wooden shield and a spear at the beginning of the game. The player can use the spear to create temporary platforms, upon hitting enemies at range. There are lots of treasure chests available located throughout the stages, offering power-ups, and more. The player explores the land from a side-scroll perspective, battle enemies, kill them to earn points and can use these points to unlock additional stuff. The game has more than forty unique traps and enemies available, including bosses. Volgarr the Viking offers core features such as Classes Hardcore Gameplay, Seven Worlds, Thousands of Frames, and more. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#41 The End Is Nigh
The End Is Nigh is a Side-scroll Platform, Adventure and Single-player video game created and published by Edmund McMillen for multiple platforms. The game serves as the successor to Super Meat Boy, released by McMillen. It takes place in the stunning world where the player controls the character named as Ash, who is a small black blob. According to the story, the intro of the game shows the live streaming a retro-styled version of the protagonist with the same name, enabling the player to play through it. Upon the death of the player, the gameplay within the game crashes, and the protagonist tries to salvage the cartridge by taking it out the device. The player writes the letter, defining his situation next day. The player controls the character from a side-scroll perspective, jump from platform to platform while struggling to reach the end of each level. There are more than six-hundred levels available, and each level offers a challenging task to accomplish. The game offers more than twelve explorable chapters. During the game, the player can gather more than twenty collectible throughout the game. The End Is Nigh includes core features such as over 80 Achievements, Multiple endings, 20 Collectibles, and more.
Celeste is an Adventure, Side-scroll Platform, and Single-player video game developed and published by Matt Makes Games for multiple platforms. The game offers an exciting storyline, revolving around the female protagonist named as Madeline, a woman who struggles to climb the titular Celeste Mountain, situated in western Canada. During the gameplay, the player controls the girl, who must effort to make her way up a huge mountain while overcoming deadly obstacles and hurdles. Along with climbing and jumping abilities, the player can perform a mid-air dash in any direction. There are challenging levels available, and the player must complete each one to earn points. The game offers the narrative-driven gameplay and comes with a Single-player adventure with a charming cast of characters and an awesome story. The game becomes challenging to play as the player advances through the game. Celeste includes prominent features such as Massive Mountain, Single-player Adventure, Platform Abilities, and more. Try it out, and you’ll love it.
#43 Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King
Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King is a Retro-style, Adventure, Open World, and Single-player Role-playing video game developed by Castle Pixel, LLC and published by FDG Entertainment. The game offers an exciting gameplay, where the player navigates the huge open world as Lily, who is a knight of the Rose. The ultimate task of the player is to slash his way through a variety monster-infested dungeons to rescue the Kingdom of Blossom from eternal darkness. During the gameplay, the player must gather unique spells, weapons and other items on the journey to defeat powerful bosses while solving tricky puzzles. It offers a massive and diverse world consists of different locations and the game comes with five challenging dungeons. Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King includes core features such as Charming Storyline, different Items to collect, various Locations to Explore, and more. With an immersive gameplay, smooth controls, and original soundtracks, Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King is the best game to play. Check it out, and have fun.
#44 Sayonara Umihara Kawase
Sayonara Umihara Kawase is an Action, Side-scroll, Platform, Anime and Physics video game developed by Studio Saizensen and published by Degica. The game has Single-player mode and offers easy to play, but hard to master gameplay. It serves as the trilogy of three physics-based puzzle-platform video game where the player controls the female protagonist armed with a fishing rod, a fishing hook, elastic fishing line, and more. During the gameplay, the player will face fish-like enemies, watery pits, conveyor belt spikes, and more. The ultimate task of the player is to explore the environment from a side-scroll perspective, gather items, and find his way to the end of each level while avoiding insane hurdles and obstacles. It takes place in the dream-like world that the player venture, where the time pressure becomes greater when the solution becomes complex. There are four playable female characters from which the player will decide his favorite one to select. Sayonara Umihara Kawase includes prominent features such as Physics-based Gameplay, Advanced Controls, numerous Stages, Four Characters, Steam Achievements, and more. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
Xeodrifter is an Action-Adventure, Metroidvania and Single-player video game developed and published by Renegade Kid. It takes place in the beautiful world where the player commands the astronaut whose spaceship is destroyed by an asteroid and he must explore nearby four planets to repair his ship. The game revolves around the player to manipulate the planets, and each planet offers a unique environment. During the gameplay, the player can visit any planet in any order, but the navigation focuses on power-ups to unlock new areas. It offers the similar gameplay to Metroid and borrows some elements from another video game Mutant Mudds, released by the same developers. There are various levels, and each level has its unique difficulty setting. The game offers challenging gameplay, as the player advances through it. Xeodrifter offers cool features, brilliant visuals, and smooth controls.
#46 Pixel Privateers
Pixel Privateers is an Action-Adventure, Pixel Graphics, Role-playing, Co-op, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed by Quadro Delta and published by Re-Logic. The gameplay focuses on squad-based tactile RPG elements that will send the team of mercenaries of the player through the strange wormhole on an epic quest to collect technology for his employer. The game takes place in the sci-fi environment where the journey of the player becomes terrible with a huge galaxy of different worlds to explore, epic gear to gather, and factions to encounter. Using the customization feature, the player can change the appearance of his character with lots of combination and can explore the huge world to engage in tactical role-playing gameplay experience. The game becomes difficult to play, as the player advances through it. Pixel Privateers includes prominent features such as Epic Loot, Interactive Ship, Tech Tree and Deep Skill, Factions and Storyline, and more. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#47 Beat Cop
Beat Cop is an Adventure, Pixel Graphics, Detective, and Single-player video game, developed by Pixel Crow and published by 1 Bit Studios. The game takes place in the fictional New York, where the game puts the player in the role of the former detective, who has been captured for a murder. In the game, the player must struggle to navigate the darkest corners of the city and unearth its mysteries as the protagonist named as Jack Kelly. According to the storyline, it’s the player last chance to locate the truth behind the terrible mess. In the game, the new boss of the player treat him like a shit, his wife is a money sucking spawn and the local mafia is behind the player for his dead on a plate. In this critical conditions, the player must play the game carefully, find the truth to solve the mystery of murder while avoiding the local mafia from being killed him. The game introduces linear story with several endings, depending on the decisions made by the player during the gameplay. With addictive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and superb controls, Beat Cop is the wonderful game to play.
#48 Titan Souls
Titan Souls is an Action-Adventure, Isometric Perspective, and Single-player video game developed by Acid Nerve and published by Devolver Digital for multiple platforms. The game mixes the Rogue-like, Pixel-Graphics, and Puzzle elements and comes with an addictive gameplay, in which the Titan Souls lies between the real world and the planet Earth. According to the plot, Titan Souls serve as the spiritual source and the sum of all living things. Scattered amongst the ruins and defend by the idle titans selected to take care, a solitary legend equipped with a single arrow. In the game, the player has a single arrow and can take one hit. The ultimate task of the player to take down 19 challenging massive monsters known as the Titans, which can like the player take only one hit but there is only one way to be defeated. During the battle, the player needs to figure out how the monsters behave and then find a way to take down them. It has multiple levels with increasing difficulty and the player must complete each one to save the world and score the best points. Try it out, and you’ll like it.
#49 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero: Ultimate Edition
Shantae: Half-Genie Hero: Ultimate Edition is an Action-Adventure, Anime, Platform, and Single-player video game played from a side-scroll perspective, developed and published by WayForward for Multiple Platforms. The game places the player in the role of the female protagonist named as Shantae and set out him/her on an epic adventure to find the reason behind the destruction of the beautiful environment and driven enemies out to restore the peace. According to the plot, the strange crime wave has invaded the land, and now it’s up to Half-Genie hero to rescue the day before it’s too late. During the gameplay, the player uses the devastating attack of the character to send the brutal monsters flying or can perform belly dance to turn into a powerful creature form. The game comes with arcade-style stages, and each stage offers a set of objectives that the player needs to complete at any cost. As the game proceeds, it becomes difficult to master. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero: Ultimate Edition includes core features such as Huge Bosses, DLC Modes, challenging Levels, Dozens of Dance Moves, and more.
Wayward is a Pixel Graphics, Adventure, Role-playing, Single-player and Multiplayer video game with an emphasis on Rogue-like and Turn-based elements, developed and published by Unlok for multiple platforms. It is the perfect blend of Top-down, Turn-based, and Survival Rogue-like components and the game takes place in fantasy world contains five distinct to explore, offering the procedural generated environment. There are over four-hundred items which the player uses to craft, interact and discover in the game. The world is full of more than thirty nasty creatures and animals to harvest and combat. In the game, the player controls the protagonist and explore the landscape from a top-down perspective to experience the dynamic day/night system and interact with other players to participate in PvP mode. The game has two modes such as Hardcore and Casual and the battle follows the turn-based system where the player take his turn while battling against enemies. Wayward offers core features such as Character Customization, Online Multiplayer, Dynamic Reputation, Open-ended Gameplay, and more.