Ben at IGCritic writes "Retro-style sidescrollers have made a prominent return to video gaming. Among these are many Metroidvania games, which have revitalized the familiar concept in new ways."
These are some of the greatest games similar to Blasphemous to play while waiting for the much-anticipated Blasphemous 2.
GF365: "These are our picks for the best side-scroller games on PC. The genre was popular back in the day, and these modern games prove the genre is still alive and well."
There are countless great Metroidvania games available on the Steam Deck — Max Wright for overkill runs through some of the very best.