Risk of Rain is described as 'action platformer with roguelike elements. With permanent death as a primary feature, players will have to play their best to get as far as possible' and is a Platform Game in the Games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Risk of Rain for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Mac, Linux and iPad. The best alternative is Enter the Gungeon. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Spelunky. Other Risk of Rain like games are Tallowmere (Paid), Rogue Legacy (Paid), Downwell (Paid) and Dig Deep! (Paid).
Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.
Spelunky is a unique platformer with randomized levels that offer a challenging new experience each time you play. Journey deep underground and explore fantastic places filled with all manner of monsters, traps, and treasure.
Rogue Legacy is a genealogical rogue-"LITE" where anyone can be a hero. Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might have vertigo-- they could even be a dwarf.
Vagante is an adventure set in a dark fantasy world filled with monsters, demons, and crooks. Despite these dangers, adventurers commonly travel these unforgiving lands questing for fame, riches, and power.
Wizard of Legend is a no-nonsense, action-packed take on wizardry that emphasizes precise movements and smart comboing of spells in a rogue-like dungeon crawler that features over a hundred unique spells and relics!.
Explore, craft, and survive in this Multiplayer RPG Platformer with permanent death! Featuring many Rogue-like elements, Magicite randomly generates each underground dungeon for you and your friends to delve deep into.