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#1 Spelunky

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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.

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#2 Fenix Rage

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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.

#3 Super Meat Boy

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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.

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#4 Oddworld: New ‘n’ Tasty

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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.

#5 Rogue Legacy

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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.

#6 Adventures of Pip

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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.

#7 Axiom Verge

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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.

#8 Shovel Knight

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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.

#9 Ratchet & Clank

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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.

#10 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.

#11 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.

#12 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.

#13 Volume

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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.

#14 Stealth Inc 2: A Game of Clones

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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.

#15 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.

#16 Volgarr the Viking

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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.

#17 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.

#18 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.

#19 Titan Souls

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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.

#20 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.

#21 Dead Cells

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Dead Cells is an exciting Rogue-like, Metroidvania, and Single-player video game created and published by Motion Twin. The game can be described as a Roguevania, the mixture of Action-Exploration Metroidvania and Randomly-generated rogue-like games. In the game, the player controls the mass of cells that control the body of the prisoner at the start of the game. As the player explores the variety of dungeons and battle against deadly creatures within, the player gathers armour, unique-power-ups, and weapons to boost his power. Some enemies will offer cells when taken down, which the player can use to obtain power-ups like extra health potions, new items, and more. The player can spend these collected cells at the dungeon section’s end. If the player dies before completing the dungeons, he loses all the collected cells. Dead Cells includes core features such as Interconnected World, Replayability, Permadeath, Non-linear Gameplay, Exploration, Hidden Passages, Secret Rooms, and more. The game is played from a side-scroll viewpoint.

#22 Party Hard

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Party Hard is an Action, Stealth and Single-player video game developed by Pinokl Games and published by tinyBuild for multiple platforms. The player takes on the role of the protagonist, who is the serial killer and infiltrate several parties with the aim of slaughtering all attendants without getting caught. The attendants will alert and call the cops, if the player kills the person with another sigh of the party-goer, or if the non-player characters find a dead body. During the gameplay, to avoid cops, the player must hide the bodies in dumpsters and other locations. In the game, the player can set the traps, like making speaker noise, poising drinks, destroying the floors, cutting down trees, short-circuits, etc. The game limited the player to use weapons like bombs, swords, stun grenades, and bombs gathered from containers. The game rewards the player with bonuses regularly, and the bouncers will damage the player, if the player gets spotted, causing the death. Party Hard includes prominent features such as Serious Storyline, Multiple Unlockable Characters, Local Co-op Mode, Special Random Events, Weapons, and more. Try it out, and enjoy.

#23 Dex

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Dex is an Action Role-playing and Single-player video game created and published by Dreadlocks Ltd for Multiple Platforms. The game is set in an open world environment, and it mixes the side-scroll gameplay with Action and Role-playing elements, taking place in the cyberpunk-themed world. The main focus of the game is on exploration and non-linear gameplay like other Role-playing games. In the game, the player controls the main character named Dex, an eponymous character who receives a set of challenging quests from Non-player Characters. Each quest in the game has several possible solutions and it up to the player which one of them to select. The story centres on the protagonist, a young woman, who is living in Harbor Prime, a city ruled by corporations that are associated with a secret authority called the Complex. The player becomes a target of the Complex that summons and sends it assassins to her in order to save, but she is rescued by a hacker called Raycas who assists her to safety. There are several challenging levels, and each has a set of objectives that the player needs to complete.

#24 Calvino Noir

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Calvino Noir is a Stealth, Adventure, Side-Scrolling, and Single-player video game developed by Calvino Noir Ltd for Windows. Throughout the game, the player takes on the role of a hero who has to fight for the future of a city. The place is sliding slowly into the gutter, and as a true patriot, the player has to serve the homeland.

The characters exist in the moral universe and are disturbed, such as some are broken souls, and a few ones are damaged. The game has seven challenging levels where the player has to use all of his wits to become the lone hero. The game’s brilliant visuals will let the player see everything properly that cannot be seen through the naked eye.

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