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Metroid-vania

15 games tagged metroidvania.

A portmanteau of Metroid and Castlevania, these games are inspired from Metroid and Castlevania: Symphony of the Night, in that they are 2D open world games, where progress is achieved through equipment upgrades.

15 games in database, 8 completed (53%). Year range: 1986-2018, median: 2011.
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Metroid

NES 1986@1271

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Super Metroid

SNES 1994@115

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Playstation 1997@1411

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Metroid Fusion

GameBoy Advance 2002@1438

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Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Xbox 360 2007@631

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Shadow Complex

Xbox 360 2009@116

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Outland

Xbox 360 2011@296

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Insanely Twisted Shadow Planet

Xbox 360 2011@308

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Axiom Verge

Playstation 4 2015@1349

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Environmental Station Alpha

Windows 2015@1365

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Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition

Xbox One 2016@1661

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AM2R: Return of Samus

Windows 2016@1665

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Dead Cells

Playstation 4 2018@2032

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Yoku's Island Express

Playstation 4 2018@2039

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Hollow Knight: Voidheart Edition

Playstation 4 2018@2052