Alternatives to Cave Story for Windows with any license

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    The Iconoclasts

    The Iconoclasts is a graphically beautiful platform game with well written dialogue and flourishes with character. The game is in alpha stages but the author has made...

    Free Windows

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    Frogatto & Friends

    [Frogatto & Friends is free and open source on Windows and Linux, on the other platforms it costs $4.99]. Frogatto & Friends is an old-school 2D platformer...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux iPhone Blackberry ... BSD iPad

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    Nikki and the Robots

    A cute physics platformer that plays in a fictional world of the future the infamous super villain Dr. Lacroix schemes to seize world supremacy with his army of robots....

    Open Source Mac Windows Linux

    • Discontinued The Joyride Labs no longer work on the project and their official website is no longer available. Last version of the game, 1.0.1, released in February 2015, can be still downloaded from GitHub.
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    Capsized

    Capsized is a retro-inspired 2d platformer developed by Alientrap. Presented in a unique hand drawn art style. As a intrepid space traveler, you have crash landed on a...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Steam

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    Of Light & Shadow

    "Of Light & Shadow" is an award winning sidescroll puzzle-platformer for PC/Mac with a slight twist; the game combines two areas in each level, light and...

    Free Mac Windows

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    Noitu Love

    The year is 2188. The city is protected by an organization called "The Peacekeepers League" and everything is swell except for that it's under attack! By a...

    Free Windows

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    Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

    In this 2D action adventure so damn twisted, explore unique environments and battle bizarre creatures as you make your way to the center of the mysterious Shadow Planet!...

    Commercial Windows

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    Hollow Knight

    Descend into the Dark Venture down into a beautiful, ruined world of insects and heroes Atmospheric Exploration Dive into a vast ruined system of ancient caves...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Steam

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    Sword of Dimensions

    Sword Of Dimensions is a platform game with elements of environmental puzzle. You control lone traveler who accidentally finds a way to strange world with no sunlight....

    Free Windows

    • Discontinued Website/app unavailable.
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    Super Mario Fusion Revival

    Super Mario Fusion Revival is a fangame project that focuses on Mario and crew traveling to different worlds, with crossover content from different Super Mario games....

    Free Windows

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    Toki Tori (series)

    The gameplay in Toki Tori is a blend of two genres. While it looks like a platform game, it’s a puzzle game by heart. Push your brain to the limit as you guide Toki...

    Commercial Mac Windows Linux Android iPhone ... Android Tablet

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    The Balloon Quest

    "The Balloon Quest" is an ambitious 2,5d indie game platformer (PC&Mac) which will win you over with a lot of love for detail and fresh gameplay mechanics....

    Free Mac Windows

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    Pitiri 1977

    Pitiri combines a complex and grim story, with beautiful graphics, a physic engine and fantastic characters. The genre can be described as a mixture of Jump n Run...

    Commercial Windows