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The Most Stunning 2D Platformer Games

2D Platformer nowadays is as stunning as 3D games. But aside from its graphics, a game should also have an interesting plot line and well-developed characters to become memorable. And these games have exactly what it takes to be considered as one.

Here are our five most stunning 2D platformer games:

Ori and The Blind Forest

Ori and the Blind Forest features the tale of a young orphan that is destined for heroics, presented through a visually stunning action platformer created by Moon Studios for Microsoft Windows PCs and gaming laptops. The game boasts of its hand-painted artwork, stunning animated character performance, and a well-developed plot line that explores an intensely emotional story about love and sacrifice.


Inside is a puzzle-platformer adventure game from PlayDead. The game follows the story of a young boy living alone in a dystopic world. He then finds himself drawn into a center of a dark project. The game will introduce you into one of the eeriest and most captivating settings in the world of video games.

Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a procedurally rogue-like Metroidvania hybrid video game from Motion Twin. At the start of the game, the player controls a mass of cells that will eventually occupy and control the body of a deceased prisoner. Then the player must explore a set of dungeons, fighting creatures, and collecting weapons, armor, abilities, and power-up.

Night in the Woods

Night in the Woods is a single-player adventure game that focused on exploration, character, and story. The game features dozens of beautiful characters you’ll meet in a lush and vibrant world. It follows the story of college dropout Mae Borowski returns home to her former mining town of Possum Springs. Little does she know that things aren’t the same anymore, that might be caused by something in the woods.


Undertale is an RPG game that lets you win a game without killing anyone. In Undertale, you control a human who falls underground into a world of monsters. The player will meet various monsters during a quest to return to the surface. In this game, every choice the player can affect the story and its outcome.

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