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#1 Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

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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.

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#2 Elliot Quest

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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.

#3 Tiny Barbarian DX

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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.

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#4 Knight Terrors

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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.

#5 Shovel Knight: Specter of Torment

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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.

#6 Blaster Master Zero

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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.

#7 Teslagrad

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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.

#8 The End Is Nigh

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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.

#9 Celeste

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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.

#10 Blossom Tales: The Sleeping King

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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.

#11 Xeodrifter

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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.

#12 Shantae: Half-Genie Hero: Ultimate Edition

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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.

#13 The Messenger

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The Messenger is a 2D Pixel Graphics, Retro-style, Side-scroll, and Single-player Action video game developed by Sabotage and published by Devolver Digital for Microsoft Windows. According to the plot, the world is threatened by a demon army, and as the young ninja, the player must venture through the cursed environment. The game mainly deals with the classic platform and survival elements. The player embarks on an expansive time-travelling adventure full of humour, surprises, and thrills. During the game, the player will experience the acrobatic and dynamic gameplay as well as worthy ninja adventure. He can discover new character upgrades, hidden levels, new abilities, and plenty of paths. There are many levels, and each level is full of enemies, hurdles, and obstacles that the player has to overcome at any cost while playing the game. The Messenger includes prominent features such as Dynamic Gameplay, Character Upgrades, New Abilities, Cast of Characters, Original Soundtracks, and more. Check it out, and have fun.

#14 Flood of Light

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Flood of Light is a mix of Adventure, Role-playing, and Puzzle elements created and published by Irisloft for Mac OS and Microsoft Windows. The game features a Single-player mode, and the story follows a mysterious girl who is in a raincoat comes to the city submerged by rain. During gameplay, the player needs to subside the rain in order to rescue the city by illuminating the stone and lamp posts with the little light on the player hand. In the game, the player assumes the role of the mysterious girl with an aim to uncover who she is as the rain in the beautiful city subsidies. The game uses the unique mechanic and provides a brand new experience that players have never experienced before. Experience the evolving puzzles, in which the more puzzles the player solve, the more difficult light abilities the player receive to face. There are nine different chapters available, consisting of sixty levels and more than twenty unique mechanics. The game uses the hand-drawn graphics. The game comprises several hidden collectibles, which the player uses to uncover the hidden secret of the city. With immersive gameplay, brilliant graphics, and cool features, Flood of Light is the best game to play.

#15 Shovel Knight: King of Cards

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Shovel Knight: King of Cards is an Adventure, Platform, and Single-player video game offered by Yacht Club Games. Throughout the gameplay, the player serves as Shoulder Bash, who has a twirl his way to the kingdom. The player has to build a deck by collecting different cards.

The game offers a new playable mode Joustus where almost 120 different cards are available to strengthen the deck. In PvP mode, the player can challenge the friends to be the king of cards. The player must collect plenty of treasures and heirlooms to achieve the Joustus crown.

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