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Ato

4 out of 5. Frenetic gameplay and novel and deep mechanics are wrapped up by an emotional silent narrative, making Ato one of more memorable experiences within the Metroidvania genre.

Pankapu

4 out of 5. Pankapu is an underrated linear platformer with a gorgeous dreamlike atmosphere and some Metroidvania elements to enjoy. Technically incomplete, but the story vagueness may be a feature.

Knifeboy

3 out of 5. The unique world and story defies Knifeboy’s otherwise unpolished exterior, creating what may be a genius satire. To any believer in games as a form of artistic expression; check this out.

Mage

3 out of 5. A whimsical Mini-Metroidvania. Its power progression and silly banter between its main characters offers up simple fun that won’t take too much time away from your other games.

Toki Tori 2+

3.5 out of 5. Puzzle Game enthusiasts will likely be enamored by the innovative spatial reasoning puzzles of Toki Tori 2, but with its theming Action Platformer fans may struggle to stay interested.

Supraland

5 out of 5. Takes the First Person Puzzle Game genre pioneered by Portal and enhances it with Metroidvania tropes in a magnificent display of masterful game design. Do not let this one pass you by.

Weebish Mines

3 out of 5. A unique exploration experience about resource management and goofy lighthearted themes. The oldschool design is likely to turn off many, but if you can get past that it’s very rewarding.