21 Games Like Ori and the Blind Forest

Games Like Ori and the Blind Forest
Our collection of games like Ori and the Blind Forest has other single player platform based adventures with unique settings, themes and atmospheres

Ori and the Blind Forest is a highly praised game in the platform adventure genre. With a very unique setting, powerful atmosphere and platform elements the game captivated an audience and was able to achieve an Overwhelmingly Positive rating on Steam along with equally impressive Metacritic scores.

In this adventure players take on the role of Ori, a spirit guardian with a number of abilities that will serve you in different ways during your adventure which requires both platforming and puzzle solving. These abilities can also be enhanced throughout the game adding in some slight RPG elements to the story ahead of you. Joining players in this adventure is Sein, the eyes of the Spirit Tree who will help you restore the forest.

On the surface the game is a breathtaking experience with impressive character design, writing and environments all rolled into one. Underneath this though the game is also a solid platform adventure incorporating a variety of skills into puzzles and the use of limited resources to prevent over saving.

The games similar to Ori and the Blind Forest collected here will test you through puzzles and platforming sequences in unique environments. With their strong stories and offering of something a little different you’ll be instantly hooked on these adventures.

Games Like Ori and the Blind Forest

selma-and-the-wisp

Offering up control over a colourful wisp as you lead the innocent Selma through various environmental obstacles is Selma And The Wisp. Opening with Selma alone in her room with a monster under the bed the player guides the bright wisp to Selma, giving her hope amongst the darkness. This is whe... Read More »

User Score
6.0
(1 votes)
inside

Following the impressively popular Limbo is INSIDE a similar themed puzzle platform adventure that sees the player guiding a young boy through a darkly theme world. Along the way you’ll uncover the mysteries of this world while completing environmental puzzles in the 2.5D side scrolling e... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
never-alone

Never Alone (Kisima Ingitchuna) takes an interesting idea and turns it into an even more interesting experience. With a strong atmosphere blending with puzzle and platform mechanics Never Alone tells an insightful story of Alaska Natives. During the adventure you play as a young Inupiat girl (N... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(15 votes)
dust-an-elysian-tail

Think offline MapleStory, and you’ve got Dust: An Elysian Tale. A game that tells the story of Dust, a warrior who has awoken in a forest without any memory of who is he and how he got there. Joining you on the journey to discover your origin is the sentient mythical Blade of Ahrah and its guar... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(9 votes)
oscura

After accidentally destroying the Aurora Stone, Oscura finds himself needing to track down the shards which are now scattered around the Driftlands with many dark creatures between you and these fragments. As this stone was the power behind the lighthouse that lit up these lands it’s an e... Read More »

User Score
8.3
(11 votes)
guacamelee

Guacamelee! offers platforming and action in a Mexican themed game world for a large list of paltforms. Originally released in early 2013 the game has two versions available; Guacamelee! Gold Edition and an enhanced Guacamelee! Super Turbo Championship Edition with availability depending on you... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
limbo

Limbo is a dark experience and one of the best in the puzzle-platform genre. Available for all modern platforms there is no excuse to pass up this experience. Using 2D side scrolling Limbo is a journey that takes place entirely in a black and white game world. It’s similar to film noir st... Read More »

User Score
9.8
(5 votes)
journey

Journey is a PlayStation exclusive title that is mysterious, moving and impressive. Playing as a robed figure in the vast desert sands you’ll strive to reach the mountain far off in the distance while encountering other players without a single piece of dialogue. The game is all about the... Read More »

User Score
9.5
(2 votes)
wings-of-vi

If you prefer your platform games to offer plenty of challenge then Wings of Vi is the heaven based 2D game for you. As you save the world from demon lord Jeh’Oul you’ll have to master many combat and jumping techniques that will see you through this adventure. Primarily a platform ... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
valdis-story-abyssal-city

Valdis Story: Abyssal City combines exploration, platforming and action like many games before it. It wraps it all in a neat little game package with only a few issues holding it back from masterpiece status. Set deep within the war between angels and demons players players will take on the rol... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
aquaria

Explore a world under the sea in Aquaria a game that draws from the Metroid series while adding in story elements, crafting and plenty of hidden treasures. In Aquaria players will follow the mermaid woman known as Naija and her exploration of the vast underwater world which sees her discover th... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
waking-mars

Launching on the iOS platform Waking Mars is an interesting exploration of Mars that takes you through the depths of the red planet with a trusty jetpack and unique ecosystems. While the graphics are a little rough the unique interactions you’ll have ensures this adventure is unlike other... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
vessel

Vessel is a puzzle game with steampunk elements that focuses on physic puzzles based around liquid. The game was released in 2012 and has proven to be popular among puzzle fans and the media for its unique mechanics and simulation of fluids. In Vessel players will be jumping into the shoes of M... Read More »

User Score
7.3
(9 votes)
nihilumbra

Nihilumbra blends puzzles and platforming gameplay to deliver a very interesting and dark game for PC and iOS devices. The games plot is a very simply one and has players entering the game world as Born, a creature that comes from the nothingness that is the Void. The Void wants you back though... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(9 votes)
a-boy-and-his-blob

If you’ve ever wanted to own your own blob as a pet (who loves to eat jellybeans) then the updated A Boy and His Blob game for Nintendo Wii will finally make your dreams come true (the game is based on the 1989 NES game). A Boy and His Blob features a simple plot and is more about the gameplay ... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(9 votes)
outland

Outland is a downloadable platform title for the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 (available through their respective online portals). The game is a faster paced experience than most puzzle platform games and has plenty of combat making it perfect for puzzle fans wanting a more action focused game. T... Read More »

User Score
7.6
(7 votes)
closure

Closure is a puzzle and platform game available for PlayStation 3, Windows and Mac. The game revolves around the concepts of light and darkness which form the basis of all the puzzles within the game. The game world of Closure is extremely dark and it is filled with mystery. It is entirely a bl... Read More »

User Score
7.8
(8 votes)
lost-in-shadow

Lost in Shadow is a unique 2D platform game that has you trapped as your own shadow, limiting you to interaction with only the shadows of objects. The game was released in 2011 for the Nintendo Wii. In Lost Shadow you’ll be spending your time in the background of some impressive game environmen... Read More »

User Score
7.9
(7 votes)
the-swapper

The Swapper is a puzzle game that is all about cloning yourself in order to explore the eerie abandoned space station. The games visual and atmosphere elements are just as strong as the core puzzle experience. In The Swapper players get the chance to explore a futuristic research facility and s... Read More »

User Score
8.2
(9 votes)
braid

Braid mixes the puzzle and platform genre to create a unique experience that has been highly praised by critics since release. The game originally launched on the Xbox 360 platform and eventually made its way to Windows, Mac and PlayStation. In Braid players take control of Tim as he attempts t... Read More »

User Score
8.8
(8 votes)
trine-2

Trine 2 is a side scrolling adventure that uses platform and puzzle elements to create an addictive mixture of genres. The game is available on numerous platforms including Windows, PlayStation, Wii U and Xbox with a release in December of 2011. The game is very similar to the original game exp... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(8 votes)