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The top results based on the latest update are Hollow Knight: Silksong [Score: 4.0], WarriOrb [Score: 3.7] and Unbound: Worlds Apart [Score: 3.7].

The top rated games you can find here are DARK SOULS™ III [SteamPeek Rating: 11.2] ranked #60, Sekiro™: Shadows Die Twice [SteamPeek Rating: 10.7] ranked #95 and Dead Cells [SteamPeek Rating: 10.7] ranked #152.

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Hollow Knight

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Release date: 24 Feb, 2017

Forge your own path in Hollow Knight! An epic action adventure through a vast ruined kingdom of insects and heroes. Explore twisting caverns, battle tainted creatures and befriend bizarre bugs, all in a classic, hand-drawn 2D style.

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Hollow Knight: Silksong

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Discover a vast, haunted kingdom in Hollow Knight: Silksong! The sequel to the award winning action-adventure. Explore, fight and survive as you ascend to the peak of a land ruled by silk and song.

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Demons, giants, mutants, and a talking Ball with hybrid limbs?! In WarriOrb you play as a mighty demon trapped in an unlikely body. The path ahead is not an easy one. Will you do whatever it takes to regain your freedom?

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Release date: Q2 2021

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