The Binding of Isaac (Series) Alternatives

    The Binding of Isaac is described as 'top-down 2D dungeon crawler game in which the player controls Isaac or one of six other unlockable characters as they explore the dungeons located in Isaac's basement'. There are more than 25 games similar to The Binding of Isaac for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Mac, Linux, Android and iPad. The best alternative is Zelda Classic. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try Zelda Mystery of Solarus DX or Utilizer Deluxe. Other The Binding of Isaac like games are Enter the Gungeon (Paid), Nuclear Throne (Paid), Oceanhorn (Paid) and Streets of Rogue (Paid).

    This page was last updated Aug 16, 2020

    1. Zelda Classic is a tribute to (what we think is) the greatest video game of all time: Nintendo's The Legend of Zelda. It has been developed into an exact replica of the NES version that we all know and love.
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    2. 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.
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    3. Nuclear Throne is an action roguelike-like about mutants that spend their workdays trying to fight for the throne in a post-apocalyptic world.
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      Oceanhorn: Monster of Uncharted Seas is an epic adventure game combining a compelling storyline with breathtaking visuals and action-packed gameplay. Explore the islands of Uncharted Seas, a world filled with many dangers, puzzles and secrets.
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    4. The Legend of Zelda: Mystery of Solarus DX is set to be a direct sequel to The Legend of Zelda: A Link to the Past on the SNES, using the same graphics and game mechanisms. Zelda Mystery of Solarus DX is the first game made with the Solarus engine. Built using...
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    5. Utilizer Deluxe is a mobile arcade space shooter mixed with a match 3 genre! Utilize fancy space monsters, fight with dangerous bosses, make color blocks combinations, upgrade your spaceship, complete all sectors and test your skills in the survival mode!
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    6. Streets of Rogue is a rogue-lite about player choice, freedom, and anarchic fun. The game takes inspiration from fast-paced top-down rogue-lites like Binding of Isaac and Nuclear Throne, and adds free-form, experimentation-driven, emergent gameplay elements of RPGs like Deus Ex.
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    7. Ardentryst is an action/RPG sidescroller, focused not just on fighting, but on story, and character development. Strategy as well as reflexes will be needed to overcome the game. The game is set in another world.
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      Evoland is a journey through the history of action/adventure gaming, allowing you to unlock new technologies, gameplay systems and graphic upgrades as you progress through the game.
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    8. Once a fabled assassin, you hunted those who jeopardized the order and balance of your home village.
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