Games to play while waiting for Blasphemous 2
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Games to play while waiting for Blasphemous 2

These are some of the greatest games similar to Blasphemous to play while waiting for the much-anticipated Blasphemous 2. For fans of side-scrolling platformers and methodical, difficult but rewarding Metroidvania combat systems, these games will be great additions. Candle Knight A little-known game, Candle Knight is a rather different platformer inspired by the Souls games…

Why you should play Blasphemous if you like Elden Ring
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Why you should play Blasphemous if you like Elden Ring

Here are some reasons why you should play the brilliant Blasphemous if you like Elden Ring. While there are very distinct differences between the two games, there are elements in Blasphemous that will appeal to Elden Ring fans. What is Blasphemous? 2019’s Blasphemous is a Souls-like Metroidvania game with a retro art style. It’s a…

Indie Metroidvania Haak launches on Steam this week
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Indie Metroidvania Haak launches on Steam this week

The Metroidvania action-platformer Haak is leaving Steam Early Access. Indie developer Blingame and OKJOY have announced that Haak is about to launch on PC via Steam. “Start your adventure in Haak by exploring the desolate wastelands. You may face the threat of mysterious organizations entrenched in this apocalyptic world. Take them down, solve the mysteries, and…

Voltage High Society is a retro-inspired 3D Metroidvania
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Voltage High Society is a retro-inspired 3D Metroidvania

Indie developer Platonic Partnerships has announced the upcoming release of Voltage High Society. Voltage High Society is a 3D first-person Metroidvania. This ’90s-inspired cyberpunk horror game features Metroidvania gameplay mechanics. Expect a “modern retro puncher influenced by movies like Tetsuo The Iron Man and Escape From New York.” “Voltage High Society takes you on a journey where you are…

Gold Project raises $159,098 on Kickstarter
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Gold Project raises $159,098 on Kickstarter

The karma-based Metroidvania game Gold Project is now fully funded. Indie developer Dreamirl exceeded their initial goal of $131,253 and raised $159,098 to fully fund the production of Gold Project on Kickstarter. That’s thanks to the support of 3,233 backers. After attaining two stretch goals, the finished game will now include new areas, new game modes, a new biome full of creatures, a new boss…

Madragora is a new Metroidvania coming to PC and consoles
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Madragora is a new Metroidvania coming to PC and consoles

It’s time for a challenging new 2.5D Metroidvania. Primal Games Studio and Marvelous Europe announced today that their new game, Mandragora, will be available shortly on PC, Switch, and next-generation platforms. Mandragora is a story-driven 2.5D action RPG set in a realm of breathtaking brushstrokes and unavoidable sorrow that will be difficult even for Metroidvania…

Itorah is a Mesoamerican action platformer coming to Steam Next Fest
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Itorah is a Mesoamerican action platformer coming to Steam Next Fest

The new Mesoamerican-inspired action platformer Itorah will debut its demo showcasing a vivid, hand-painted 2D title with Metroidvania elements. Assemble Entertainment and Grimbart Tales announced today that their next project, Itorah, would launch a new playable demo at the Steam Next Fest. Itorah is a vibrant, hand-painted 2D platformer with streamlined Metroidvania features inspired by…

Betrayer: Curse of the Spine is a new 2D Metroidvania out now on Steam
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Betrayer: Curse of the Spine is a new 2D Metroidvania out now on Steam

Betrayer: Curse of the Spine is an epic world of dark fantasy with an engaging narrative. It’s now available on PC via Steam Early Access. Betrayer: Curse of the Spine, a fantasy action-adventure game developed by TripleCh3rry and published by Proponent Games, was launched today on Steam Early Access. Through exploration, crafting, and strategic battle,…

New indie Metroidvania Grime launches on PC
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New indie Metroidvania Grime launches on PC

Grime, the highly anticipated indie action-RPG Metroidvania from Clover Bite, is now available on PC. Clover Bite’s day has arrived. The independent studio, which announced their next big project on October 29th of last year, has announced the release of their new game, Grime. The game is a quick and brutal action-adventure RPG in which…

Try the fan-made 2D remake of Metroid Prime
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Try the fan-made 2D remake of Metroid Prime

Nintendo fans are loyal. They’ve stuck with the company through thick and thin over several console generations. Nostalgia from childhood drives a lot of that goodwill. And when Nintendo leaves a franchise dormant long enough, fans tend to take it into their own hands. So it should come as no surprise that fans have made…

The Skylia Prophecy Preview: A pixel-art Metroidvania coming to consoles
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The Skylia Prophecy Preview: A pixel-art Metroidvania coming to consoles

Pixel-art games are all over the place now. From roguelike to Metroidvania, these games are gaining more ground in the video game industry. The Skylia Prophecy is just the latest example. The Skylia Prophecy is a story-driven side-scrolling ARPG that is set in a medieval fantasy world. This game has more than a dozen locations and…

3000th Duel: The Wise Ones free DLC out now on Switch
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3000th Duel: The Wise Ones free DLC out now on Switch

The dark fantasy 3000th Duel today saw the release of its first free DLC on Nintendo Switch. It’s known as The Wise Ones. According to indie developer Neo Popcorn, 3000th Duel: The Wise Ones contains over 150 additional regions to explore and 60 kinds of monsters to finish with. It also has new equipment, occults, and a harder…

Sheepo is a quirky, pacifistic shape-shifting Metroidvania
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Sheepo is a quirky, pacifistic shape-shifting Metroidvania

There’s a neat new Metroidvania coming soon to Steam called Sheepo. Unlike many similar games, this one is completely non-violent. Instead, it focuses on exploration and shape-shifting. Sheepo is a sheep-like thing exploring a strange planet. You collect creatures that you find along the way and shape-shift into them. Each of these creatures has its…

Greak: Memories of Azur is a new Metroidvania with 2D hand-drawn graphics
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Greak: Memories of Azur is a new Metroidvania with 2D hand-drawn graphics

Team 17 is bringing the debut title from Latin American studio Navegante to market. Greak: Memories of Azur is a single-player, fantasy Metroidvania with hand-drawn 2D visuals. Greak has players alternate control between three different siblings: Greak, Adara, and Raydel. The trio attempt to defeat deadly enemies, solve puzzles, and overcome a deadly invasion of their…

Ori and the Will of the Wisps launches today on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass
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Ori and the Will of the Wisps launches today on PC, Xbox One, and Xbox Game Pass

The Metroidvania platform-adventure Ori and the Will of the Wisps is out now. The sequel to 2015’s Ori and the Blind Forest, Will of the Wisps is an equally enchanting experience. The game’s beautiful graphics and music make for a memorable experience. Will of the Wisps introduces a new combat system. There are also different…