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66 Great Games Like Cuphead

Our experts have spent time searching for great games similar to Cuphead and have found the following:

Cuphead is a running, jumping and shooting game that looks like an old Mickey Mouse cartoon. You play on your own or with someone else and work across the screen, jumping gaps, shooting enemies and avoiding projectiles.

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

DetailsGame Details

Content Rating: PEGI 7

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 29/09/2017, updated in 2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Genres: Action and Platform

Accessibility: 21 features

Developer: Studio MDHR (@StudioMDHR)

Players: 1-2 (2 online)

Costs: Purchase cost

51 Hand Picked Video Games Like Cuphead

These are our hand-picked Video Game games similar to Cuphead. This doesn't use automatic matching, instead, we hand-pick games that are good to play if you have enjoyed Cuphead. These selections also include Video Game games that offer a different experience but address a similar theme or topic.
 

Knights And Bikes!

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 26/08/2019, updated in 2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Enter a hand-painted adventure in a fictional late-eighties British island and work together as Nessa and Demelza to explore its coast on bikes to find treasure, mystery and trouble. There’s fighting with frisbees, water balloons, tape cassettes and...

Rainbow Billy

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 05/10/2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a role-play adventure where you save the world from a colourless darkness. Unusually, battles are won through listening and conversation rather than traditional attacks. It combines the excitement and...

A Juggler's Tale

Release Date: 27/08/2020, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

A Juggler's Tale is a running and jumping game where you guide Abby, a string puppet through a dangerous world where you need to solve puzzles and avoid traps. You move crates, pull levers, jump over hazards and try to outrun chasers.

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove (Series)

Release Date: 26/06/2014

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, Switch, Wii U and Xbox One

Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is a retro-style platform game where you play as a Knight whose primary weapon is a shovel. It can either be used to attack enemies head-on, dig up treasure, or aim below while jumping to bounce on enemies. You can get...

Castle Crashers

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 08/09/2015, updated in 2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS3, PS4, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Castle Crashers is a cartoon looking fighting game, like Golden Axe, The Simpsons or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles arcade games, set in a medieval universe where a dark wizard steals a mystical gem and captures four princesses. Four knights are charged...

Ori and the Will of the Wisps (Series)

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 11/03/2015, updated in 2020

Platforms: PC, Switch and Xbox One

Both Ori and the Blind Forest and Ori and the Will of the Wisps place you in control of a diminutive elfish spirit called Ori. You run, jump and solve platforming challenges to progress through the world. As you do new powers are unlocked that allow you...

Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 24/09/2020

Platforms: PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Trollhunters: Defenders of Arcadia is a running and jumping game in the world of Trollhunters. You play Jim Lake Jr. and work to stop Porgon the Trickster Troll and his sneaky plans. With the help of other characters and their abilities you solve...

Hollow Knight (Series)

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 12/06/2018, updated in 2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Hollow Knight is a game where you run, jump, and battle your way through the underground kingdom of Hallownest. It’s not uncommon for platform games to invest in the environments through which you pass, but the haunting depths in this game contain...

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze

Skill Rating: 6+ year-olds

Release Date: 04/05/2018

Platforms: Switch and Wii U

Donkey Kong Country: Tropical Freeze is a running, jumping and collecting game where you control Donkey Kong. A second player can control the Diddy Kong sidekick. The challenge is getting to the end of each level, but there are also letters and items to...

Garden Story

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 11/08/2021

Platforms: Mac, PC, Switch and Xbox One

Garden Story is a role-playing adventure, crafting and farming game similar to Stardew Valley. It also features combat, dungeons and puzzles similar to the Zelda games. You defend your garden-home from an invasion on...

Knack 2 (Series)

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 12/09/2017

Platforms: PS4

Knack is a platform action series where you control a shape-shifting robot called Knack. Through beautiful arcade-style battles and worlds, you collect Relics that enable you to grow bigger and gain more powers.

Dead Cells

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/05/2017, updated in 2018

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Dead Cells is a running, jumping and fighting game where you are escaping a prison. In a bright pixelated world you must accurately time attacks and dodges to defeat a wide range of enemies. It's intentionally hard, and you will die a lot. But each time...

Unruly Heroes

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 23/01/2019

Platforms: Android, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

Unruly Heroes is a hectic martial arts running, jumping and hitting game. You play one of four heroes on a quest to collect all the scroll fragments and restore balance.

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game

Release Date: 10/08/2010, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS3, PS4, Stadia, Switch, Xbox 360 and Xbox One

Scott Pilgrim vs. The World: The Game is an arcade-style fighting game. In the game, you take control of one of seven playable characters from the comic book series and travel through Toronto, Canada facing the seven evil exes of Ramona Flowers.

Beard Blade

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 20/07/2021

Platforms: PC

Beard Blade is a running and jumping game where you use your beard to climb, swing, glide and defeat enemies. It sounds like a silly concept, but along with the day-night cycle that completely changes levels, introduces fresh mechanics into this...

Riverbond

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/06/2019

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Riverbond is a frantic adventure in a blocky world. With four people on one system you take on an adventure to defeat evil and free the charming citizens. It's a brawling game with the emphasis on fun and over the top cartoon combat.

Kaze and the Wild Masks

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 26/03/2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Kaze and the Wild Masks is a running and jumping game where you play as rabbit Kaze who is rescuing friends from a curse. Drawing inspiration from classic 1990's platforming games like Donkey Kong Country, you explore levels and battle enraged...

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse

Skill Rating: 7+ year-olds

Release Date: 20/02/2015

Platforms: Wii U

Kirby and the Rainbow Curse is a rolling, dashing and jumping game where you draw rainbow ropes for Kirby to follow. You journey through the clay world on a mission to restore the colour that has been drained by a mysterious force. You are guided along...

Rog & Roll

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Mac and PC

Rog and Roll is a running and jumping game where you fight enemies and avoid traps. Unusually, you play a former henchman on a quest to save his friends from re-emerging tyranny. It features retro-inspired graphics and a humorous story where characters...

The Outbound Ghost

Skill Rating: 12+ year-olds

Release Date: 21/09/2022

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox One and iOS

The Outbound Ghost is a narrative role-play about a ghost on a quest to solve the cause of their own death, and help other ghosts come to terms with their own post-mortal existence. It's inspired by [link to game/Paper+Mario+The+Origami+King Paper...

Cyber Shadow

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 26/01/2021

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox One

Cyber Shadow is a retro running and jumping game where you defeat enemies and dodge obstacles. It combines classic 90's platforming games with modern controls and checkpoints that make it more enjoyable and approachable. Dodge and attack midair to...

Oddworld Soulstorm (Series)

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 19/09/1997, updated in 2021

Platforms: Android, Mac, PC, PS Vita, PS3, PS4, PS5, PSP, Switch, Wii U, Xbox, Xbox 360, Xbox One, Xbox Series X|S and iOS

Oddworld: Soul Storm is a running and jumping game where you guide members of your species through labyrinthine levels to free them from brutal oppression. It's a remake of 1998's Oddworld: Abe's Exoddus and a sequel to Oddworld: New 'n' Tasty. Its...

VVVVVV

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 11/01/2010, updated in 2017

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch, Web and iOS

VVVVVV is a running and jumping game, without the jumping. Not having the ability to jump may seem like a disadvantage, but instead you can flip gravity to get around the various rooms of the abandoned space station. It looks like a 1980's game for the...

Donut Dodo

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 02/02/2022

Platforms: PC

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Fossil Echo

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 08/07/2016

Platforms: Mac and PC

Fossil Echo is a short running and jumping game about a young boy's mistake and subsequent climb of a giant tower in the middle of the sea. The story is told in short animations and with challenging platform-style gameplay to create a moving and...

Gunman Clive (Series)

Release Date: 02/01/2012, updated in 2020

Platforms: 3DS and 2DS, Android, PC, PS4, Switch, Wii U and iOS

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Haiku, The Robot

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 28/04/2022, updated in 2022

Platforms: PC and Switch

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Scrappers

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 10/04/2020

Platforms: iPhone, iPad

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Sigi

Skill Rating: 9+ year-olds

Release Date: 07/09/2018

Platforms: PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

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Streets of Rage 4

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 30/04/2020

Platforms: PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Streets of Rage 4 is a retro fighting game based on Sega's 1990's Streets of Rage trilogy. Up to four players brawl their way through waves of enemies with the help of disposable weapons. In recreating the sights and sounds of the classic game, it fills...

Zool Redimensioned

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 18/08/2021

Platforms: PC

Zool is a platform game originally released on the Amiga in 1992. Zool Redimensioned brings the game back with enhancements and improvements but keeps the focus on recreating that original joy of zany speed, running and jumping in bright fantastical...

Adventures of Pip

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 04/06/2015, updated in 2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4, Switch, Wii U, Xbox One and iOS

Adventures of Pip is a running and jumping where you play Pip, who can transform between three different of himself (1-bit, 8-bit and 16-bit), each with different abilities. As you fight monsters and traverse the deadly terrain, you need to pick the...

Bobby Bombastic

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch and Xbox One

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Cyber Trigger (Dreams)

Skill Rating: 8+ year-olds

Release Date: 14/12/2020, updated in 2021

Platforms: PS4 and PS5

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Disney Illusion Island

Skill Rating: 4+ year-olds

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Switch

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Downwell

Release Date: 15/10/2015

Platforms: Android, PC, PS Vita, PS4 and Switch

Downwell is a vertically scrolling platform game where you frantically shoot snail-like enemies to gain points and upgrades. You will die frequently, but that's part of the fun. Each go, you have a chance to learn from what went wrong last time as you...

Final Vendetta

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 16/06/2022

Platforms: PC, PS4, PS5, Switch, Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S

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Gutwhale

Release Date: 06/04/2020

Platforms: PC

Gutwhale is a challenging shooting game set inside a whale. Unusually, you only have one single bullet, which you must continue to collect after each use if you want to shoot again. The game is split into three distinct levels, each with four sub-levels...

Help! I'm Haunted

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 02/11/2018

Platforms: iOS

It's Help! I'm Haunted is a retro running, jumping and shooting game where you work through levels of ghosts to rescue residents. You play freelance exorcist Harry B. Spooked against the swarm of sinister spooks infesting Neotransylvania.

Marsupilami: Hoobadventure

Skill Rating: 5+ year-olds

Release Date: 16/11/2021

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Marsupilami: Hoobadventure is a comic book inspired running and jumping game with some puzzles.
You jump on and over platforms, avoid spikes and other hazards while you collect special items to unlock extra areas and secret levels. It's unusual...

Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition

Skill Rating: 10+ year-olds

Release Date: 25/03/2014

Platforms: PS Vita, PS4, Switch and Xbox One

Mercenary Kings: Reloaded Edition is a running and shooting game. You control an army character, craft a wide arsenal of weapons and take on bosses that retreat when they are nearly beaten. It's unusual because it leans into gaining familiarity of its...

Switch 'N' Shoot

Release Date: 10/04/2019, updated in 2020

Platforms: Mac, PC, PS4 and Switch

Switch 'N' Shoot is a shooting game controlled by a single button. You pilot a star-fighter, each time you press to shot you change direction. It's a novel way to play but also can be good for players with motor impairment (and fast reactions).

Wild River Outlaws

Release Date: Coming soon

Platforms: Mac, PC and Switch

Wild River Outlaws is a classic arcade-style shooting game where you and a friend shoot your way through bandits and cowboys. With a western theme and inspired by the old Gain Ground and Ikari Warriors game, you rescue and recruit a posse of bandits,...

Itorah

Release Date: 21/03/2022

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Xbox One

Itorah is a running, jumping and fighting game similar to Dead Cells, where you explore a vibrant, handcrafted world, solve a mystery and defeat enemies. The game stands out with an artistic style inspired by Mesoamerican...

Kero Blaster

Release Date: 11/05/2014, updated in 2018

Platforms: PC, PS4, Switch and iOS

Kero Blaster is a running, jumping and shooting game where you play a frog working for Cat & Frog, a teleporter company. Starting with an underpowered gun, you clean the teleporters of strange black monsters.

Mechstermination Force

Release Date: 03/04/2019

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Switch

Mechstermination Force is a shooting game with a difference. Along with jumping and climbing around the levels the focus is on battling huge boss enemies. You do this by finding weak spots and blowing them up. It's from the same creator as the Gunman...

Battle Princess Madelyn

Skill Rating: 13+ year-olds

Release Date: 05/12/2018, updated in 2020

Platforms: PC, PS Vita, PS4, Switch, Wii U and Xbox One

Battle Princess Madelyn is a running and jumping game where you defeat hordes of enemies like the classic arcade game Ghosts 'n' Goblins. It's similarly fast-paced and difficult, here though you have to pick your way through labyrinthine levels, and use...

Death's Gambit

Release Date: 14/08/2018, updated in 2021

Platforms: PC, PS4 and Switch

Death's Gambit is a running, jumping and fighting game where you defeat enemies, collect weapons and progress through levels. Drawing on the platforming of games like the Castlevania and Metroid games, it adds difficult and...

Nuclear Blaze

Skill Rating: 11+ year-olds

Release Date: 18/10/2021

Platforms: PC

Nuclear Blaze is a running, jumping and fire extinguishing game from the same developer as Dead Cells. You put out fires and dodge explosions, debris and fiery chasms. Along with its uniquely intricate levels, there are...

Overwhelm

Release Date: 04/04/2019

Platforms: Mac, PC and Switch

Overwhelm is a running jumping game set in a pixelated dark bloody world. The twist, apart from the mild-horror theme, is that it's your enemies that power up rather than you. You explore the oppressive caverns of the hive, guided only by a sparse map.

Young Souls

Release Date: 16/08/2021, updated in 2022

Platforms: PC, PS4, Stadia, Switch and Xbox One

Young Souls is a side-on fighting game where gameplay is divided into two distinct worlds: the modern human world and a dark, twisted world of goblins and monsters. You brawl and crunch your way through ranks of enemies like Castle Crashers, only here...

16 Video Games Like Cuphead Based on Genre

These are games of a similar genre mix to Cuphead. This includes games from the Action and Platform genres. We pick out games of a similar PEGI rating to further hone these generated suggestions.
 

8 Video Games With More Documented Accessibility Features than Cuphead

If you like the sound of Cuphead but it doesn’t offer the accessibility you require, the games in this section offer a similar experience but with more Accessibility Features. You can view a full breakdown in our Cuphead Accessibility Report.
 

Cuphead is in These Lists

In addition to the similar games listed above, which have been linked to this game specifically in the database, you may find games with a similar theme to Cuphead in the following lists:

Remote Play Together With Steam

Some games are designed with online play. For those that only have local multiplayer, you can use a feature on Steam called Steam Remote Play Together to play these games with a friend in another place as if they were sat next to you. You can use online chat pass the controls back and forth or each control different players to co-operate or compete.

Not all games support these feature but for those that do, listed here, all you need is one copy of the game for the two of you, an account on Steam and a PC to play on in your separate locations and a good internet connection.

You can also use the Steam Remote Play Anywhere feature to stream your games from you PC to another device like a smartphone or tablet. This enables you to play in a different room of the house or on the go.
 

Games Where The Dice Are The Stars

Whether it's the behind the scenes calculations of a video game or the secondary mechanics of a board game, dice rolls are often the unsung heroes of the gaming world. This list is their moment to shine and get the plaudits they so righty deserve.

The games in this list wear their dice of their sleeve, making them the star of the show. Some of them even turn the dice into characters of their own.
 

The Game Awards

The Game Awards highlight the best video games each year. It's an award produced and hosted by Geoff Keighley. Games are selected by video game news organizations who then vote on the games to choose the winners in each of the categories.
 

Mechanical Challenge

Games offer us challenges on many levels. When someone plays a game too much it’s easy to think they are taking an easy route to something entertaining, like junk food. But video games are generally hard work. It takes time to understand their systems, mechanics, objectives and worlds.

There are a small group of games that hone this challenge down to the mechanics of moving around the environment. Whereas many games simplify getting around, these games make the complexity and depth of their movement systems part of the joy of playing them.

Rather than relying on the stats of your character or player, you have to execute the moves yourself with timing proficiency and instinct. Rather than offering assistance, these games leave you to it. Whether you rise through the league tables, or just improve compared to your family, the satisfaction or getting to grips with something so monumentally challenging is really satisfying.

This might be understanding how the propulsion of your car lets you take to the air and hit a perfect shot in Rocket League. Or, perhaps, it’s using the limited running and jumping slightly better than other players to get a win in Fall Guys. Maybe it’s learning the perfect combination of angles and trajectories in Videoball. Or it could be learning the complex move lists in a game like Street Fighter.

These games all have in common, a complex control system that can be put to use in imaginative and creative ways to get the edge over your opponents.
 

Attempt The Impossible

How hard a game is considered to be depends on who is playing it. A three-year-old tackling Zelda will struggle. But equally a new-to-games-parents will find Mutant Mudds quickly gets beyond them. The games in this list are known for being difficult. They wear the difficulty as a badge of honour. "None shall pass," except this with the will, time and belligerence to get good enough at this particular activity to beat the high bar the game sets.

This might be grappling with the flying mechanics in Rocket League, getting endlessly lost trying to find the next guardian in Shadow of the Colossus or coming up with the right tactic to get enough money for the ship you need in Elite. Of course, some of these games can be made easier, but to play them at their best is to ramp up the difficulty to max (crushing on The Last Of Us for example) and let them give you all they've got.
 

Missing Neighbours? No Worries, These Games Still Get A Brew On

With the final episode of Neighbours signalling the end of road for the soap opera many of us grew up with, you are likely missing the healing properties of a good cuppa. Whatever life threw at the residents of Ramsay Street, nothing was too traumatic not to be soothed with a good strong cup of tea.

These games fill that void by letting you brew your own beverages for all sorts of reasons. They are refreshing, anti-oxidising and a chance to catch up on the local gossip. Whether it's tea, coffee, beer or even wine you are serving up, they let you get away to a happy place of fantasy and escape -- just like that good old soap.
 

Independent Games Festival Awards

Independent Games Festival (IGF) was founded in 1998 to promote independent video game developers, and innovation in video games. It cultivates innovation and artistry in all forms of interactive media. This aims to uncover how games are rich, diverse, artistic, and culturally significant.

It chooses games in a series of categories: Grand Prize, Innovation, Visual Art, Audio, Design, Technical Excellence, Best Mobile Game and Audience Award. This list highlights the games that were nominated and/or won.
 

Build Personal Resilience

Psychologists define resilience as the process of adapting well in the face of adversity, trauma, tragedy, threats or significant sources of stress — such as family and relationship problems, serious health problems, or workplace and financial stressors. As much as resilience involves "bouncing back" from these difficult experiences, it can also involve profound personal growth.

Games, by design, present players with adversity and much of the joy of gaming comes from taking on and overcoming unnecessary obstacles. Whether you’re saving the universe from an alien invasion or tending crops in your animal community, playing games mimics the process of resilience.

This list of games that can help foster various forms of psychological resilience is compiled with the expert help of Take This. They aim to decrease the stigma, and increase the support for, mental health in the game enthusiast community and inside the game industry. They encourage a game community that welcomes and supports people experiencing mental health challenges, and that recognizes the humanity and mental health of game creators.

The Portal series tell a narrative that you are going to fail. You’re told to give up, but if you ignore this barrage of discouragement you can use it as a way to strengthen your resolve and complete the puzzles even if you have failed twenty times in the process. The Stanley Parable is all about trying again. You can try and re-try your decision making, reaching a variety of different endings.

Dark Souls is a hallmark for a punishing challenge that require resilience. You journey through elaborate lands to adventure, explore, and take heed lest they encounter a battle with a boss or enemy. Celeste is the story of Madeline and the enemies she overcomes while climbing Celeste Mountain. The game specifically calls out that Madeline has anxiety, and the challenges she faces in the environment reflect her own internal struggles and triumphs. Cuphead challenges players to battle relentless bosses in combat-heavy play. Cartoonish and playful, it balances challenging players to grow in skill and offers plenty of entertaining environments and aesthetics to keep you playing.

In Kingdom Hearts you meet many characters that need help - and many boss battles feel almost insurmountable. With help from friends like Donald and Goofy, the player character Sora overcomes the darkness to save his friends and bring hope back to the world. Death Squared is a co-op puzzle game where one player’s mistake makes everyone else lose. You learn cooperative resilience in trying again admits humorous judgments from the unseen “hosts” of the game.

In Animal Crossing you get help from the animal neighbours. You learn to lean on this social and environmental resilience to persevere at building social connections with computer villagers and friends online. Stardew Valley’s farming is about growing and maintaining a homestead. Interweaving the busy work are relationships with the other villagers, many of whom are social models for resilience in their storylines.