The Metroidvania Review is keeping its eyes out for any Metroidvania related news, and on a weekly basis we gather it up and share it with you. This will primarily be links to other sites, and you may have already heard the news throughout the week, but in case you missed something we hope to provide a good summary for what’s out there.
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New Top 15 Upcoming Metroidvania List from ClemmyGames
ClemmyGames has put together another great trailer compilation specific to the Metroidvania genre. He always does a good job with it, and it’s a great way to learn about upcoming games you might not have heard of.
The Entropy Pump’s Metroidvania List
We recently heard about The Entropy Pump, and they have an excellent list of Metroidvania games for your perusal, and many of the games on their list even have links to reviews.
We have also added their site to our Other Resources Page.
Carrion – Steam (MacOS, PC, Linux), Switch, Xbox One
Become the monster in this reverse horror game. Grow, evolve, and consume the humans that tried to contain you. This seems like a perfect candidate for a Halloween review.
Smelted Kin – Steam (August 4th), itch.io (Windows, Linux), Google Play Store (Android)
Discover why a vast research complex has fallen into decay in this Sci-Fi 2D Shooter. Control drones and transform robots to suit your needs. This has technically been out since April on itch.io, but it’s coming to Steam in just a week – that makes it a new release on at least that platform.
New Steam Pages
ColorBlend FX – Also releasing on itch.io
The colors of the world have been stolen! It’s up to you to face off with the eThe colors of the world have been stolen! It’s up to you to face off with the evil Lord Ashen and restore color back to the world in this Puzzle Platformer Metroidvania. A demo is available on the itch.io page.
The Crocosaurus are invading! Develop the skills of you and your companion and eventually become a powerful Genie to prevent your land from being overtaken.
You are the ball. Escape.
Looking at the store page, it looks like you’re just tired of Pong and discover a metroidvania off to the right of the paddle field.
Stay Tuned for More
Be sure to check back every Wednesday for more news from around the web.