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  • The 11 Best Metroidvanias To Get Lost In Right Now

    The 11 Best Metroidvanias To Get Lost In Right Now

    The Metroidvania is by far the most esoterically named genre of video games. A portmanteau of Metroid and Castlevania, it pretty much boils down to: non-linear platform games with ability-gated exploration. Or, you know, you explore until you reach a point that requires a skill you’ve yet to pick up.