The Adventure Pals is a side-scrolling action platformer where you need to rescue your papa from being turned into a hot dog. Between that and your faithful giraffe, you need to traverse a series of tricky levels and take on the world's many adorable foes.
You need to help Madeline journey to the top of Celeste Mountain in this hand-crafted platformer. Made by the same folks who brought us Towerfall its controls are simple, but the going is hard and each failure will be a lesson in itself.
In Cave Story+ you wake up in a dark& cave with no memory of who you are or how you got there. Despite your personal dilemma, however, it's up to you to save the people of Mimiga Village from a maniacal scientist. It's polished, addictive, tricky, and a little bit retro.
Outrun a terrible storm in SHU and get help from a wide variety of characters (and their own useful talents) to make it past each challenge. Work through 21 levels across six lands, collect trinkets, and grab the best time possible if you're all about the figures.
If you've got a few pals around, Runbow is an excellent platformer with some really neat, stylish twists on competitive play. You're racing to get to the finish line, dodging and weaving through the level's many obstacles, but there's a catch – colourful platforms disappear and reappear if they match the background colour, so be careful.
Dead Cells isn't going to hold your hand and that's one of the greatest things about it. Playing as a failed alchemic experiment, you need to figure out what's happening on the seemingly cursed island around you. Enjoy challenging enemies, tricky levels, permadeath, and more.
Steamworld Dig 2
Head off on an epic mining adventure in this platformer / reverse platformer. After an old trading town needs help following a series of earthquakes, it's up to you to help them recover and figure out what darker forces are at work.
Not only visually stunning, in Hollow Knight you'll journey deep into a ruined world and discover a variety of characters and settlements residing in the cursed kingdom. Branch out to find hidden paths, reap rewards, and fight bosses amidst a labyrinth of caves and curiosities.
GoNNER is an ultra hard, score-based platformer with roguelike elements all about Ikk, Death, and a space whale called Sally. You're designed to die, but not in the sense, but not in an unfair sense. You'll shoot a ton of stuff, watch as the colours change around you depending on your score, and die, die, die until you rage quit...then turn the game back on again.
The End is Nigh
The End is Nigh follows Ash, one of the few'things' that have survived the end of the world. In this adventure platformer it's your job to guide Ash through creepy, post-apocalyptic levels on his quest to 'make' a friend from the bits of people/stuff he finds along the way. The levels are hard and its secrets are even harder to find, but the payoff is worth the effort.
Stand up to the paint factory's villainous boss, Le Docteur, and save the Splashers in this inky platformer. Each colour you shoot from your paint cannon will grant you special Portal-esque powers to help you manoeuvre tricky levels and fool enemies.
Sonic returns bigger and better than ever. Race through re-imagined classic levels as you bring the fight to evil Dr. Robotnik, and discover never-before-seen paths and shortcuts. Relive Sonic 1-3 and play as Sonic, Tails, or Knuckles in your adventures. Careful, though. It's harder than you remember.
When a young ninja journeys across a cursed world to deliver a super-important scroll, this seemingly simple action platformer may just blow your mind. You're sucked into an awesome time-travelling adventure filled with exciting twists, turns, upgrades, humour, and branching paths alongside some really neat characters.
Rayman Legends: Definitive Edition
Rayman Legends follows Rayman and his friends as they discover a tent filled with strange paintings hidden away in an enchanted forest. Run, jump, and fight your way through different worlds as you try to discover the secrets behind each artwork and save the world, of course.