Bloodstained is described as ': Ritual of the Night is a gothic horror action side-scrolling RPG set in 18th century England. A paranormal force has summoned a demon-infested castle, revealing crystal shards infused with tremendous magical power' and is a Platform Game in the Games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Bloodstained for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and iPhone. Most alternatives are Platform and Adventure Games. The best alternative is Cave Story (Dokutsu Monogatari), which is free. Other Bloodstained like games are Hollow Knight (Paid), Ori and the Blind Forest (Paid), Castlevania: Symphony of the Night (Paid) and Iconoclasts (Paid).
Cave Story, or Dokutsu Monogatari, is a Japanese freeware Metroidvania side-scrolling Metroidvania platform-adventure game developed by Studio Pixel . It has been translated into English by Aeon Genesis Translations.
Play as The Penitent One - a sole survivor of the massacre of the ‘Silent Sorrow’. Trapped in an endless cycle of death and rebirth, it’s down to you to free the world from this terrible fate and reach the origin of your anguish.
Sealed Bite is a Metroidvania style platformer where you’re running against the clock to find crystal shards that prevent you from turning into a werewolf. The game was made as part of GitHub's Game Off 2019 contest and won first place overall.
A fan-made game based on the Castlevania series. Play as Efrain Lecarde, a knight of the church, who is sent to investigate a strange event that occurred in the cemetery of his hometown of Segovia Spain.
The land has slowly but steadily been covered with ice, forcing mankind to take refuge in the ocean. Even the sea cannot protect them forever. The ice overtakes the undersea home of a lone aquanaut, forcing an unplanned journey of exploration and discovery.