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

Probably my favorite game of the year 2015 and one of my favorites on the PC overall! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

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2 Guacamelee!

An insanely fun game in Mexican style! It's just so much fun! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

3 Castlevania: Symphony of the Night

Absolutely everything about this game is right! Absolutely everything makes it my second favorite game of all time! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

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4 Tomba!
5 Shadow Complex
6 Shantae


7 Cave Story

One of the best and simplest Indie Metroidvania games! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

8 Metroid Prime

Retro Studios made an perfect job rebooting the series into an FPS, besides this game is FANTASTIC! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

9 Super Metroid

One of the best games on the Super Nintendo, because of its amazing overworld and exploration! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

10 Kirby & the Amazing Mirror

The Contenders

11 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.

12 Hollow Knight
13 Samurai Jack: The Amulet of Time

This game is so unique with its gravity mechanic! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

15 Valdis Story: Abyssal City
16 Another Metroid 2 Remake
17 La-Mulana
18 Metroid Prime 3: Corruption

The game that brought Metroid on the Wii with amazing level design and Wii controls! - CastlevaniaFanboy128

19 Xeodrifter
20 Axiom Verge
21 Super Metroid Eris
22 Metroid: Zero Mission
23 Metroid Fusion
24 Metroid Prime 2: Echoes
25 Hyper Metroid
26 Super Metroid Z-Factor

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

27 Super Metroid Redesign
28 Super Metroid Phazon

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

29 Metroid: Super Zero Mission
30 Elliot Quest
31 Environmental Station Alpha
32 Astronot
33 Saving Princess
34 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.

35 Inexistence
36 Rogue Legacy
37 Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight
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