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47 Great Games Like Islets

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Islets is a running and jumping game about a small mouse exploring a sky kingdom to reunite a fragmented world. You play be defeating enemies in each area to gain powers that let you delve further into the world. It's like other Metroid-style games with a large interconnected map, but here the focus is on the quirky cast of Studio-Ghibli-inspired characters and fair fights rather the super hard sci-fi enemies.

Unfortunately, Islets is not available on Android, Mac, PS4, PS5 or iOS. However, we recommend the following games that offer a similar experience or theme:

DetailsGame Details

Release Date: 24/08/2022

Platforms: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Players: 1

Genres: Adventure, Fighting, Platform, Puzzle and Traversal

Developer: Kyle Thompson Dev (@KyleThompsonDev)

Costs: Purchase cost

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