Top 15 Games Like Dead Cells (Games Better Than Dead Cells In Their Own Way)

Games Like Dead Cells
Take 2D games to a whole another level.

The story, the intensity, the battles, all done in the view of platform. Dead Cells takes action and adventure to a whole new level in platorm gaming. If you can't get enough of that experience, then try these 15 platform games that can be the same or better than Dead Cells.

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15. The Vagrant

The Vagrant Gameplay

Take a journey in a hand-painted fantasy world known of Mythrillia. Play as Vivian, a travelling sellsword, who will hack and slash from coastal villages to mysterious forests. Take down enemies as you create a path to reunite with your family. Find out what solace will be left of the hero at the end of her road.

Over 70 dangerous and ferocious monsters that stand between you and your path.

10+ challenging Boss monster with intuitive AI and battle mechanics. A challenge for even the most advanced players.

14. Bladed Fury

Bladed Fury Gameplay

You’ve been exiled from your kingdom, and now it’s up you to reclaim back the throne. Ji, a young princess of the kingdom of Qi, was sentenced away by the scheming Tian family. Desperate to seek justice, she will encounter ancient deities that will grant her powers to take down the Tian. Obtain the power of the Soul Silvers, and claim back the palace.


The unique art style that possess unique Chinese elements that display the landscape of the game in a vibrant way.

A fluid combat system that may be easy to learn but difficult to master.

13. Sundered®: Eldritch Edition

Sundered: Eldritch Edition Gameplay

From the creators of Jotun, brings you on an epic action thrilled action game. Enter the world of Sundered, an ever changing wasteland with hordes of gigantic creatures in every corner. Control corrupted relics and obtain their powers to take down the greatest of beasts. As they always say with corrupted powers, resist or embrace.

Enjoy the new local co-op multiplayer. Up to 4 players to support.

With multiple endings and over 15 hours of gameplay in this beautiful hand-drawn world.

12. Mark of the Ninja: Remastered

Mark of the Ninja Gameplay

You think you got what it takes to be a ninja? Then this game will put you to the test. To become one you must be agile, silent, and clever in order to outwit your opponents. So what type of ninja will you be?

Upgrade new tools and techniques that suit your ninja style.

Finish the main story to unlock the New Game Plus mode with more challenges.

11. STRIDER™

Strider Gameplay

Strider returns in a brand new adventure. Become the original assassin and strive your way in a massive interconnected game world. Strike down enemies using an arsenal of moves and weapons. Relive the game that inspired third person action ever before.

From cybernetic soldiers to biomechanical creatures, the types of monsters will challenge your abilities of combat.

From scorching, to freezing, or blocking a volley of bullets, the variety of tactics are endless.

10. Abyss Odyssey

Abyss Odyssey Gameplay

In the abyss there are only two constants: a great evil lies within the pit, and you must succeed or die. With three warriors that will soon venture what lies below, it will require more than a chain of attacks and blows in order to survive. Use their skills and combat abilities as you possess more with every enemy defeated. With every enemy much more difficult than the other, the three must survive what lies beneath.


The rooms of the Abyss are ever changing with traps and danger.


Unlock up to 3 unique heroes to level up, earn skills, and collect equipment.

9. Shank 2

Shank 2 Gameplay

The 2D brawler has returned. The ex mob hitman Shank is back in action with more guns, chainsaws, machetes, and grenades.  With those closest to you in danger, you must go on the offensive. Swing into action in the improved 2D side-scrolling brawler.

New weapon and counter combos that will let you use the enemies’ weapons against them.


Team up with a friend in the all new arcade-style co-op survival mode.

8. Death's Gambit

Death’s Gambit Gameplay

Journey through the heart of Siradon to seek the immortality you were promised. As a servant of Death, you will be challenged by undying beings of the realm. Utilize your weapons and skills to purge and confront the horrors that dwell. Embrace the difficulty and challenge of being an agent of Death.

Outfit your character with over 10 types of weapons from bows, scythes, spears, and longswords.


Travel in many diverse and unique areas like the Obsidian Vale, Witch Woods, Sanguine City, and more.

7. EITR

EITR Gameplay

As a shield maiden, your fate will be determined by fate-weaving norms and their sacred loom. But when a mischievous god would soon tamper the loom, your fate will alter for the worst. You must venture through the nine Norse Worlds connected by the great tree Yggdrasil. Unravel the mystery of your fate.


Experience the brilliant visual effects in this stunning dimension.


Obtain great treasures from enemies. Beware, for some may come at a cost.

6. Salt and Sanctuary

Salt and Sanctuary Gameplay

You wake up, finding out you are shipwrecked in an unknown island. Within the terrain lies mystery and danger. From forgotten cities to bloody dungeons, secrets are yet to be discovered. And within them lies creatures that will eliminate anyone that dare enter their domain.


Salt and Sanctuary provides a combination of fast, brutal, and complex 2D combat.


Discover, craft, and create over 600 weapons, armor pieces, and spells.

5. Void Memory

Void Memory Gameplay

You find yourself in a world of darkness despite realizing you were born from it. You decide to wander around the realm to find the Relics for the person that created you. But fallen souls will stand in your way. Can you survive in this crumbling world and survive the trials that fall ahead of you?


Explore and collect items as enemies will test your limits in this forsaken world.


Four equipment categories for you to strategize.

4. Unworthy

Unworthy Gameplay

You find yourself right at your grave. Realizing your life was robbed but uncertain as to why you return to the land of the living. Your shield and sword is all you have. What awaits your answer lies further as you break and defeat hostile nightmares that will come for you.


Fight epic bosses, obtain great weaponry, and prove your worth.


Unworthy of death, you will wander a ruined landscape in search of meaning.

3. Rift Keeper

Rift Keeper Gameplay

The Rift Keeper has awoken from his slumber. The town he was summoned was as quiet as it never existed. He opened the doors of the chapel to find four men. One of them said “The gates are open.”


With over 30 dungeons, how far will you go?


Find unique loot and weaponry. Grow more powerful as you progress.

2. Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy

Anyone can be a hero, so why can’t you. And if you don’t succeed, your child will. And if your child doesn’t, then of course, their next descendent will. Don’t worry about the treasures you collected, they will be passed down to your next generation when you die.


Many unique traits to make the playthrough more interesting.


Don’t forget to check out the Blacksmith and Enchantress shop.

1. Wings of Vi

Wings of Vi Gameplay

From the inspiration of Megaman, Cave Story, and Castlevania, brings the exciting game of Wings of Vi. As angel Vi, you are tasked to defeat a demon lord who was freed from captivity. You will travel through many dangerous realms and face the creatures of hell. Discover where the demon is hiding and save the world from his clutch.


Let this be a warning, you will die a lot. But don’t let it turn you off, as you can modify the difficulty to your satisfaction.


From a clumsy satyress to a possessed angel, these bosses prove to be devilish.

 

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