Blasphemous II is an exceptionally safe sequel to its notably unconventional predecessor.
Disney Illusion Island doesn’t quite grasp the non-linear platforming spirit, but is still a grand time for players of any age.
Gato Roboto coasts on a charming premise and competently familiar design.
Guacamelee! is a fantastic change of pace for players who want to add some beat ’em up spice to their non-linear platforming.
If I were to forget why non-linear platformers are my favorite videogames, I would only need to sit down with Xeodrifter.
If there’s a reason to play Curse of the Sea Rats, it’s for the phenomenal quality of its animation.
Elderand is competent but does little to subvert my expectations or upset my complacency.
Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth is a strong option for non-linear platforming fans looking for something small and tough to sharpen their skills on.
SteamWorld Dig 2 is a phenomenal example of how to craft a sequel.
Infernax is a gory retro platformer overflowing with explorable possibilities.