Top 10 Metroidvania Games

The Metroidvania Genre revolves around exploring landscapes, while powering up through objects, scattered around the map! This list counts down the 10 best 3D and 2D Metroidvania Games!

The Top Ten

1 Ori and the Blind Forest


2 Guacamelee!
3 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Probably going to pick up this game when I buy a PS3. - poncho531

4 Tomba!
5 Shadow Complex
6 Shantae


7 Cave Story
8 Metroid Prime
9 Super Metroid
10 Kirby & the Amazing Mirror

The Contenders

11 Hollow Knight
12 Castlevania: Aria of Sorrow

Amazing game. Hours spent collecting souls and grinding for weapons weren't wasted. It's a shame it's so low.

13 Samurai Jack: The Amulet of Time
15 Valdis Story: Abyssal City
16 Another Metroid 2 Remake
17 La-Mulana
18 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption
19 Xeodrifter
20 Axiom Verge
21 Super Metroid Eris
22 Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight
23 Metroid: Zero Mission
24 Metroid Fusion
25 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
26 Hyper Metroid
27 Super Metroid Z-Factor

Come on, this is easily THE best version of Super Metroid. - xandermartin98

28 Super Metroid Redesign
29 Super Metroid Phazon

Probably some of the best graphics of any ROM hack ever made - xandermartin98

30 Metroid: Super Zero Mission
31 Elliot Quest
32 Environmental Station Alpha
33 Astronot
34 Saving Princess
35 Shantae and the Pirate's Curse

Fast paced, fun filled and oozing with charm. Shantae and the Pirate's Curse is quite simply a must for platformer fans.

36 Inexistence
37 Rogue Legacy
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