Super Metroid Alternatives

Super Metroid

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Super Metroid is an Action-Adventure, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game by Nintendo Research and Development. It is the third title in the series of Metroid, and the plot takes place after the event of Metroid II: Return of Samus released in 1991… read more
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86 Games Like Super Metroid

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Cave Story

Cave Story is an Adventure, Platform and Single-player Shooter video game developed and published by Nicalis. The story takes place in the cave and revolves around the protagonist who awaken in this cave.
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Mark of the Ninja

Mark of the Ninja by Klei Entertainment is an Action-Adventure, Side Scrolling Puzzle-Platform, Run and Gun Style Stealth video game. The story of the game kicks off with an attack on a DOJO by a strange force that leaves the protagonist half dead.
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Aliens: Infestation

Aliens: Infestation is a Metroidvania-type Side-Scrolling Shooter, Run and Gun and Action video game by WayForward and Gearbox Entertainment. The game allows you to recruit your own team of marines and go fighting against the enemies in a truly action oriented and fast-paced game-play.
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Bleed

Bleed is a cool Side-scrolling Action and Run and Gun MMORPG game similar to the popular Metal Gear video game that lets you be a girl named Wyrn who has a big arsenal of weapons and she wants to be a true hero.
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Intrusion 2

Intrusion 2 is a cool MMORPG game like “Hero Siege” that lets you be a true soldier in a Sci-Fi environment. Your task is to travel to a hostile planet, conduct a military operation and destroy an illegal weapon manufacturing facility, kill the hostiles and capture the heroes, tame them and bring them back to your planet to train them.
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Strider

Strider is a marvelous new Action-Adventure, Platform, Stealth and Hack and Slash video game by Double Helix Games. The game offers an amazingly fast-paced and action filled game-play in which you act as the finest Ninja Assassin named as Strider Hiryu who works for the Strider Organization.
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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Castlevania: Symphony of the Night is a marvelous Action Role-playing, Puzzle-Platform and Single-player video game developed and published by Konami. It is the direct sequel to Castlevania: Rondo of Blood and includes the son of Dracula named Alucard as the protagonist.
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Out of This World

Out of This World (also known as Another World) is an Action-Adventure, Platform and Single-player video game developed by Delphine Software. The story centers on the protagonist named as Lester, a scientist who finds himself in a strange world filled with brutal aliens when his experiment goes wrong.
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Cuphead

Cuphead is an Action, Side-scroll, Run and Gun, Single-player and Multiplayer video game published and developed by StudioMDHR Entertainment. The game offers a beautiful world, in which you assume the role of the titular character known as Cuphead, who must battle his way against a set of bosses through a variety of levels to repay a debt to the devil.
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3D Gunstar Heroes

3D Gunstar Heroes is an Action-Adventure, Run and Gun, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Sega. The game takes you in the stunning environment and puts you in the experience of side-scroll shooter gameplay.
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Velocity 2X

Velocity 2X focuses on Shoot ‘em up, Side-scroll and Puzzle gameplay developed and published by FuturLab. The game supports Single-player mode only and available to play on multiple platforms. The story follows the female protagonist, who is abducted by a race of hostile alien, LT.
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Cave Story 3D

Cave Story 3D is an Action-Adventure and Single-player video game created by Nicalis, Inc. and published by NIS America. It mixes the Puzzle-Platform and Side-scroll elements inspired by the 2D original game.
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GunLord

GunLord is another great Action, Side-Scrolling, Run and Gun Shooter and Platform video game. The game offers 9 main game stages, amazing game-play consisting of fast-paced and action oriented aesthetics, over 40 unique enemy characters, epic boss battles and a lot of other great things.
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Broforce

Broforce is a cool Platform-based, Side-Scrolling Run and Gun video game by Free Lives. The game sets you up into the character of a Hypermasculine Action-hero and a Commando named as Bro who goes on a journey to save his Bro Teammates and to kill the terrorists.
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Ultionus

Ultionus is a masterpiece if we compare it to a lot of titles of this specific genre. With a lot of similarities to some of the biggest names such as Metal Slug 3, Raze and Brawlhalla, Ultionus offers enhanced gameplay and mechanics.
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Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack

Azure Striker Gunvolt: Striker Pack is an Action, Side-scroll, Platform and Single-player video game developed and published by Inti Creates Co., Ltd. It takes place in the sci-fi environment where you controls the high-speed mobility of the Gunvolt and shoot your way through challenging levels to kill enemies.
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Claw

Claw is a Platform, Side-scroll and Single-player video game released by Monolith Productions in 1997. The game is about an anthropomorphic pirate cat, who embarks on an epic quest to locate an ancient amulet while battling against foes and solving mind-bending puzzles.
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Alien Carnage

Alien Carnage is a Side-scroll Platform and Single-player shooting video game developed by Interactive Binary Illusions and developed Apogee Software. The game is divided into four episodes, featuring background music in MOD format and 256 colour VGA graphics.
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Contra: Shattered Soldier

Contra: Shattered Soldier developed by KCET and published by Konami is Shoot ‘em up video game available to play on PlayStation. The game supports both Single-player and Multiplayer modes and main gameplay focuses on Run-and-Gun element.
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Metal Slug Attack

Metal Slug Attack is a Strategy, Single-player and Multiplayer video game developed and published by SNK Corporation for Android and iOS. The game serves as the sequel to Metal Slug Defense and offers an opportunity to the player to join the battle with numerous improvements.
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Ramboat

Ramboat is an Arcade, Side-scroll Shooting, and Single-player video game from Genera Games for Android and iOS. The game is a unique blend of arcade, shooter, and running gameplay elements, offering an endless adventure for players to show off their abilities.
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Jackal

Jackal is a Single-player and Multiplayer Run and Gun video game developed and published by Konami. The game is played from a side-scroll view, and it mainly revolves around shoot ‘em up elements.
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Rochard

Rochard is an engaging Action-Adventure, Puzzle-Platform and Sci-Fi Run and Gun video game by Recoil Games. The story of the game focuses on the main character of the game John Rochard leader of astro-miners who gets hired by the Skyring Corporation to explore and gather resources from an asteroid.
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Outland

Outland, created by Housemarque is an Action-Adventure and Puzzle-Platform Gun and Gun video game. Along with a similar game-play and mechanics to a lot of big names of the genre, Outland provides with a unique Polarity System.
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8-Bit Commando

8-Bit Commando is a great 2D Contra clone according to its Action, Side-Scrolling, Run and Gun Shooting and Platforming aesthetics. This crazy addictive game is developed by 2DEngine offers epic enemy encounters along with action-packed boss battles and takes you on a totally new side of Side-Scrolling and Shooting gaming.
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Explodemon

Explodemon is a brilliant Action, Run and Gun Shooter and thrill filled video game that offers a wonderfully addictive and quite challenging game-play in which you act as a Robot who only wants to Blow up things.
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Sacred Citadel

Sacred Citadel is a great Action oriented Run and Gun style and Hack and Slash, Fighting video game that sets you up into the character of a Hero who is a part of the Resistance.
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Metal Slug

Metal Slug or also known as Super Vehicle 001: Metal Slug is a 2006 Action, Side Scroller Run and Gun video game by Nazca Corporation. With a super cool sense of humor, amazing hand drawn visuals, hardcore side scrolling action, adventure and a blasting nature, Metal Slug is one of the mega Hits of the time.
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Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers is a 2D Action-Adventure, RPG, Hack and Slash and Beat ‘em’ Up video game by The Behemoth. The game is set in a Fictitious Medieval Era Kingdom and lets you be the Ultimate Savior who frees the Kidnapped Princesses and kills the Evil Magician by the use of his bravery, Sword and intuition.
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Shadow Complex

Shadow Complex is a 2009’s top trending Action, Platform, Adventure and Run and Gun video game by Microsoft game Studios. The game features the main character named as Jason Flemming and his Girlfriend Claire.
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Shadow Complex Remastered

Shadow Complex Remastered is the Remake of the famous Shadow Complex video game. Developed by the same developer, ChAIR Entertainment, Shadow Complex Remastered offers a brilliant combination of Action and Side-Scrolling Platform, Adventure and Run and Gun elements and an entirely new Amplified and modernistic gameplay.
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Expendabros

Expendabros is a cool Action, Side-Scrolling, Platform and Run and Gun video game. The game offers all the Expendables level of the game and lets you go in epic missions to fin and kill the ruthless and cunning arms dealer named as Conrad Stonebanks.
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Aztez

Aztez is a wonderful Upcoming side-scrolling, Turn-based Strategy and hardcore Brawler video game that lets you engage yourself into an amazing game-play in which your duty is to save Aztez Empire.
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Major Mayhem

Major Mayhem is a superb fast-paced, Side-scrolling, Action and Shooting video game that lets you be an agent who works directly under the president. Your task is to kill all those ninjas, agents, and terrorists that Mr.
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Dead Pixels

Dead Pixels is a marvelous new Action-Adventure, Platform, and Side-Scrolling Run and Gun video game that tells the story about a zombie outbreak after the toxic water reaches the graveyards. The recently deceased people have become zombies and they are converting all the people to their kin very fast.
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Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara

Dungeons and Dragons: Chronicles of Mystara offers a super-fast-paced 2D Run and Gun Style Sword Fighting game-play in which you as a Warrior have to go on slaying your enemies while going through a Side-Scrolling environment.
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Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia

Doodle Army 2: Mini Militia is an Action, Shooting, Online and Multiplayer video game by Appsomniacs LLC. The game takes place in different locations and lets the player get into the role of the character and complete a variety of levels.
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Boid

Boid by Mokus Games is a brilliant new Action, Side-Scrolling, RTS and Fighting and run and Gun video game like Metal Slug 3. The game is about an advanced Bio Organic Drone who crash lands on a planet, releases countless life forms to mutate and evolve just according to the environment, develop special abilities and skills, fight against the native enemies and conquer the world to dominate.
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Duck Game

Duck Game takes you to the Futuristic Year of 1984 where the Ducks are going Wild for the glory. A huge battle is going on between the Ducks and there is no hope for the ones who fear.
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Zombie Diary 2: Evolution

Zombie Diary 2: Evolution focuses on battle against humans and zombies. Lots of survivors have already fallen, but you’ve struggled to survive. The game uses side-scroll perspective and combines the elements of Fast-paced, Shooting, and Fighting.
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Black Magic

Black Magic is a 1987 Action-Adventure, Single-player, and Side-scroll video game created and published by Datasoft. The game offers an exciting story, in which the bad wizard named Zahgrim came back and turned the good wizard known as Aganar into stone, stolen his six magical eyes and hidden them in six different places across the world.
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Dragon’s Lair

Dragon’s Lair is a 1983 Action-Adventure, Interactive Drama, and Retro Single-player video game created and published by Digital Leisure Inc. The game takes place in the stunning environment consists of dungeons, caves, etc.
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Metal Assault

Metal Assault is a Free-to-play, 2D Side-scroll, and Massively Multiplayer Online Shooting game created by Aeria Games. The game offers the similar gameplay to Metal Slug series and introduces awesome modes including PvE and PvP.
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Castlevania

Castlevania is an Action, Platform and Single-player video game developed and published by Konami. It offers the historical-themed world in 1691 where the game takes place and puts you in the role of the protagonist named as Simon Belmont as he attempts to defeat the antagonist named Dracula.
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Contra

Contra is 1987’s best 2D Action, Single-player, Co-op, Run and Gun video game. Developed by the famous konami, this super thriller offers an amazingly Action-packed game-play, a wonderful plot and hours of entertainment.
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Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp

Dragon’s Lair 2: Time Warp is an Adventure, Interactive Drama and Single-player video game developed by Digital Leisure. The game takes place after the event of the first game, in which the protagonist named Dirk has married with his love named Daphne and produced many children.
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Raze 3

Raze 3 is an Action, Shooter, Side-scroll and Single-player video game available to play on Browser. There are different character classes, and you can select one of them to get into the world filled with enemies.
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Super Contra

Super Contra is a Run and Gun, Single and Multiplayer video game developed and published by Konami in 1988. It is the sequel to Contra and a marvelous game in the series of Contra video game.
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Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project

Duke Nukem: Manhattan Project is an Action, Side-scroll, Platform and Single-player video game developed by Sunstorm Interactive and published by Ubisoft. The game puts you in the role of the protagonist named as Duke Nukem, struggling to fight against Mech Morphix, who is a mad scientist and trying to transform mysterious creatures into brutal monsters using a radioactive slims.
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Metal Slug 7

Metal Slug 7 is an Action, Run and Gun, Single and Multiplayer video game created by SNK Playmore and published by Nintendo. It is the 8th installment in the series of Metal Slug and the 1st in the series that would be released without an arcade version.
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More About Super Metroid

Super Metroid is an Action-Adventure, Side-scroll, and Single-player video game by Nintendo Research and Development. It is the third title in the series of Metroid, and the plot takes place after the event of Metroid II: Return of Samus released in 1991. You assume the role of the main character named as Samus Aran, a bounty hunter, and the story centers on her struggle to explore the Planet called Zebes to restore an artifact stolen by Ridley, who is the leader of Space Pirate. You need to explore the environment from side-scroll perspective to fight against enemies and their bosses to save your planet. It offers open world environment with multiple areas connected by elevators and doors. The protagonist can run, crouch, jump, and shoot enemies in eight directions. During navigation, you find power-ups that increase your power and upgrade your weapons. Complete a series of levels and retrieve the Metroid to save your world. Super Metroid includes prominent gameplay, brilliant features, and superb story.