For many gamers, 2D games still occupy an important position that 3D games, no matter how flashy, cannot be replaced. 2D games often bring a unique feeling, not inferior to the popular games out there. Agree that 2D graphics will have less depth compared to 3D, but in itself can still create splendid paintings, combined with emotional storylines and unique mechanics, taking gamers from one surprise after another. On the market today, there are quite a few 2D games that stand out from the rest, winning the hearts of many gamers. Here, we invite you to take a look at the top 10 best 2D games on Steam.
Fez takes the 2D genre and transforms it into a novel version, while combining it with a retro-styled graphic style that is very popular and loved by many gamers. This game revolves around Gomez – a character who lives in a 2D world, until a mysterious 3D world appears. Gomez must traverse mysterious lands in this 3D world and discover what lies ahead for him.
What makes gamers fall in love with this game is that although Fez is essentially a 2D game, they still find a way to integrate 3D elements into it harmoniously. Besides, Fez also brings a lot of challenges for players, such as the task of finding 32 anti-cubes that are well hidden in the game screen. Players must decode strange languages and words in the game, even using a QR code scanner to find the answer. This is what motivates gamers to find ways to achieve the goal of completing Fez 200%.
Mark Of The Ninja
Mark Of The Ninja is a stealth action adventure game, and it’s one of the best 2D games on Steam. Mark Of The Ninja combines drama with some ninja-branded items, allowing you to utilize darkness and other tactics to accomplish your goals. Therefore, you will feel free to explore the nooks and crannies to find the most optimal path to complete the task.
In particular, in this game, you can take advantage of the darkness with tools and skills to slip through the enemy’s defenses without them knowing. Tools like flares, firecrackers, and smoke bombs are all included in the game, giving you the opportunity to deceive your enemies or make them “confused”. All that was left was to go through them like the wind.
Stardew Valley is a game with a very famous pixel graphics style, which almost any gamer who likes the genre of “raising fish and growing more vegetables” knows it. The main goal of Stardew Valley is to build a farm and restore Stardew Valley. You can grow crops, raise livestock, cook, fish and craft the items you need to build your own farm. Thanks to the pixel graphic style, the farm life in this game has a charming, sincere, unusually idyllic beauty. Although released on Steam since 2016, this 2D game still owns a large number of players.
The main character can interact with other NPC characters, even marrying them. Besides, the game also has a mode for you to play with friends to build a private farm together. Of course, if you want, you can also marry your best friend. Moreover, the game is also extremely light, so most gamers can experience this game without too strong a configuration.
Ori And The Will Of The Wisps
Horizontal screen adventure Ori series. With 2D graphics combined with 3D, it is considered one of the game series with the best graphics you can find on Steam. After the success of Ori and the Blind Forest, Moon Studios released its second part – Ori and the Will of the Wisps. In this part of the game, you will not only explore the forest of Nibel but also experience the outside world with countless true mysteries of the “lost”. This is a game with a pleasant configuration, light but attractive gameplay. Especially the graphic design is very “indie”, very different, very brilliant in a very own way.
Ori and the Will of the Wisps is still a story about the journey of little Ori as he confronts dark forces to save his homeland. It’s a beautiful story, evoking feelings of love, sacrifice, hope and the most beautiful things in each of us. The game is highly appreciated for its gameplay, art style, action sequences and even music. If you are a sensitive person but also have strong emotions hidden deep in your soul, then Ori and the Blind Forest deserves a place in your game store.
The visuals of Cuphead inspired by cartoons of the 30s bring a very special feeling guys, it’s nostalgic, unique, interesting and very specific, almost impossible to find in any other game. . If you watched the cartoons of Looney Tunes (Bugs Bunny, Daffy Duck) as a child, you will see that Cuphead looks exactly like that. In addition, there was jazz music in this era, so the developer also included it in the game, contributing to creating an “atmosphere” no different from the “1900s back then”.
Of course, the game not only has meticulous graphics, the gameplay is also highly appreciated by the gaming community. The game plays 2D shooting style like the legendary Contra game. There will always be epic gun battles, crazy bullets and bosses with tons of different mechanics for you to explore. You can go alone or with your teammates to shoot monsters and defeat bosses in the warehouse trying to dodge their bullets. And because it’s a 2D game, the game is very light, most Steam users’ computers can weigh well.
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