Roguelike is a game genre that originated from the game “Rogue” released in 1980. Game elements, such as maps, events, monsters, and rewards, are randomly generated each time. you start a new game. This creates variety and challenge in each play
Year of release: 1980.
Rogue is an original roguelike game where the player controls a character who fights monsters and searches for treasure in a randomly generated dungeon. The random level generation system, items and monsters, along with detailed tactical calculations highlight the appeal of the game.
2. The Binding of Isaac
Year of release: 2011.
In The Binding of Isaac, you control a child who escapes from his strange home, fights off monsters, and searches for rescue. The environment is dark and full of horror, the gameplay is diverse with hundreds of items and random combinations, creating an experience that you can play over and over again without getting bored.
Year of release: 2008 (old version), 2012 (new version).
Spelunky is a roguelike platformer action game where you control a character who explores caves, collects treasure, and fights monsters. Each level is randomly generated, with deep gameplay and a rich item system, while also being highly challenging where any mistake can lead to the end.
4. FTL: Faster Than Light
Year of release: 2012.
FTL is a space strategy game where you control a spaceship trying to overcome dangers and enemy attacks.
5. Dead Cells
Year of release: 2018.
Dead Cells is a roguelike action platformer where you control a character who progresses through randomly generated levels. The game possesses fast-paced action, a deep combat system, and a random combination of game elements that create a strong and exciting replay experience.