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    Hollow Knight Alternatives

    Hollow Knight is described as 'Descend into the Dark' and is a Platform Game in the Games category. There are more than 50 games similar to Hollow Knight for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Steam and iPhone. Most alternatives are Platform and Adventure Games. The best alternative is Celeste. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Cave Story (Dokutsu Monogatari) or Alex the Allegator. Other Hollow Knight like games are Braid (Paid), VVVVVV (Paid, Open Source), Rayman (Paid) and Super Meat Boy (Paid).

    This page was last updated Dec 29, 2021
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      Celeste is a platforming video game by Canadian video game developers Matt Thorson and Noel Berry. The game was originally created as a prototype in four days during a game jam, and later expanded into a full release.
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      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.
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      M_O_Z_G Another one good example of Metroidvania games.
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    1. Braid is a platforming game in a painterly style where you manipulate the flow of time to solve puzzles.
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      In VVVVVV, the player controls Captain Viridian, who is lost in an alternate dimension, in search of the missing members of his spaceship's crew.
    2. Rayman (Series)

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      Rayman is a platform video game series created by Michel Ancel and owned by Ubisoft. The original Rayman was a 2D sprite-based platformer similar to those of the 16-bit era. Represent entire series of Rayman games.


    3. Super Meat Boy is a platform game developed by Team Meat and is the successor to Edmund McMillen's and Jonathan McEntee's flash game, Meat Boy, originally released on the Newgrounds website in October 2008.
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      Super Meat Boy is a platformer only, not a Metroidvania.
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      M_O_Z_G Super Meat Boy is hardcore arcade platformer. It's not Metroidvania so there's no word to explore.
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    4. Ori and the Blind Forest tells the tale of a young orphan destined for heroics, through a visually stunning action-platformer. The forest of Nibel is dying.
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      Alex the Allegator is a series of games that I, Johan Peitz, usually use for game coding challenges like Speedhack and Ludumdare. Whilst most of my games reside on Free Lunch Design, this is the place for the Alex' series and the even the source for these games. Let's go! Represent entire series of Alex the Allegator games including Alex the Allegator 1, 2, 3, and 4.
    5. Bloodstained (Series)

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      Bloodstained: 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. Represent entire series of Bloodstained games including Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night, Bloodstained: Curse of the Moon.
    6. Action side scroller RPG originally released for PlayStation and available on smartphones.
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