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18th Jul '16 11:46:13 AM GunarmDyne
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* ''VideoGame/SongOfTheDeep'' is an underwater example as the main character starts off in a mini-submarine that grows in power as she obtains weapons and movement upgrades.
24th Jun '16 5:24:45 PM StFan
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* ''VideoGame/{{Rabi-Ribi}}'' combines its Metroidvania gameplay with brutal BulletHell bosses wrapped in a CuteEmUp package.

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* ''VideoGame/{{Rabi-Ribi}}'' ''VideoGame/RabiRibi'' combines its Metroidvania gameplay with brutal BulletHell bosses wrapped in a CuteEmUp package.
21st Jun '16 7:12:05 PM edderiofer
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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together.

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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together. This has led it to be dubbed by fans as a "Metroid''Brain''ia".
21st Jun '16 4:45:40 AM harharhar
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* ''VideoGame/BloodstainedRitualOfTheNight'', a Website/{{Kickstarter}} SpiritualSuccessor of the ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' series by its creator, Koji Igarashi.

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* ''VideoGame/BloodstainedRitualOfTheNight'', a Website/{{Kickstarter}} SpiritualSuccessor of the ''Franchise/{{Castlevania}}'' series by its creator, Koji Igarashi. At this point, he also decided to coin his own term of this genre as Igavania.
18th Jun '16 5:30:03 PM MyFinalEdits
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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together. This has led to some people calling it a [[IncrediblyLamePun Metroid]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun Brain]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun ia]].

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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together. This has led to some people calling it a [[IncrediblyLamePun Metroid]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun Brain]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun ia]].
18th Jun '16 2:07:41 PM edderiofer
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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together.

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* ''VideoGame/TheWitness'': A unique example in that you progress though the island not by acquiring upgrades but by acquiring the knowledge in how the puzzle symbols work together. This has led to some people calling it a [[IncrediblyLamePun Metroid]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun Brain]]'''[[IncrediblyLamePun ia]].
7th Jun '16 1:28:46 AM PeppermintTwist
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%%* ''VideoGame/MonsterTale''

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%%* ''VideoGame/MonsterTale''* ''VideoGame/MonsterTale'' is this, with a side order of RPG elements. Your main character gains new powers in Metroidvania fashion, by finding them. Your sidekick gains new powers from EXP and leveling up.
22nd May '16 4:03:07 PM nombretomado
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** ''Danger of the Ooze'' is another Metroidvania-style game, this one based off the [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 third cartoon]] and for the 3DS, PS3, and Xbox 360. This one sees all four turtles playable from the start and lets them upgrade their abilities as the game goes on.

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** ''Danger of the Ooze'' is another Metroidvania-style game, this one based off the [[WesternAnimation/TeenageMutantNinjaTurtles2012 third cartoon]] and for the 3DS, PS3, [=3DS=], [=PS3=], and Xbox 360. This one sees all four turtles playable from the start and lets them upgrade their abilities as the game goes on.
17th Apr '16 2:27:42 PM WoodyAlien3rd
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* ''VideoGame/PharaohRebirth'' is another example of game with self-contained stages, but otherwise fits the definition. It's also the sequel of the freeware title ''Return of Egypt'' mentioned below.
5th Apr '16 7:43:54 PM MoreThanBored
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* ''VideoGame/Rabi-Ribi combines its Metroidvania gameplay with brutal BulletHell bosses wrapped in a CuteEmUp package.

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* ''VideoGame/Rabi-Ribi ''VideoGame/{{Rabi-Ribi}}'' combines its Metroidvania gameplay with brutal BulletHell bosses wrapped in a CuteEmUp package.
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