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Die Often In These Hardcore Platformers

Die Often In These Hardcore Platformers

Hardcore platformers test your skills as you're faced with a rapid succession of obstacles that require twitch reflexes to avoid. Most of these games are designed so that you will die early and often. Even when you learn the proper path after a few deaths, you still need to be able to pull of the thumb aerobics to maneuver through the well thought out level sequences.

Bite Sized Levels
HoPiKo

HoPiKo

Laser Dog

Save the games from a dangerous virus!

HoPiKo is an intense speed run platformer where you get to save gaming. Jump from platform to platform avoiding death, exploiting shortcuts and ripping through 100s of hand-crafted levels, each one dropped into a 5-stage mini run designed to break your mind. Compete to be the fastest in the world with time-based scores, level pars and collectable retro consoles opening unique bonus runs.

Try Harder

Try Harder

[adult swim]

A great looking platformer with tons of ways to die.

In Try Harder, you will die numerous times, and the dead bodies of your past runs will stay on the course to trample over your next time through. There are all kinds of varying death traps to try to get past to keep things fresh as you try harder.

League of Evil 3
League of Evil 3

League of Evil 3

Ravenous Games Inc.

The third installment of the tough as nails platformer series.

If you're not familiar with League of Evil, you're given ornate level design, and tight touch controls to try to pull off delicate platformer sequences, and not die. The third installment further refines the style with over 80 levels of jumps, flips, wall jumps, wall hugs, double jumps, and decapitations.

Go! Go! CommanderVideo

Go! Go! CommanderVideo

Choice Provisions

CommanderVideo of the BIT.TRIP games returns for an all new challenge.

Simply tap to jump over all kinds of obstacles, and try to reach the castle. There are tons of ways to die as your rainbow trail moves along the course.

Test your skills
Reed ^_^

Reed ^_^

Crescent Moon Games

A hardcore retro inspired platformer.

Save the world by fixing up a glitchy supercomputer in Reed, a platformer that was previously only available on Android.

Circle Affinity

Circle Affinity

Kenny Sun

A unique circular platformer that leads you deeper and deeper into the circle.

Jump from an outer circle to an inner circle, and keep going for as long as you can. There are tons of ways to die as you try to reach the middle to unlock the next area, and a potential different color palette.

Upgrade your plane
Pigeon Wings

Pigeon Wings

Ignacio Schiefelbein

An adrenaline packed challenge with tons of speed as you guide the pilot pigeon.

Pigeon Wings is a cute and challenging twitch racer and shooter that will keep you coming back for more.

Sometimes You Die

Sometimes You Die

Philipp Stollenmayer

Nothing ever lasts forever.

You must die in order to survive in Sometimes You Die.

Geometry Dash

Geometry Dash

RobTop Games AB

An impossible challenge inspired hardcore platformer.

Test you platformer skills with a rapid succession of spiky obstacles to jump, fly, and flip your way past. The offers a one touch set up, and is still very challenging with the level design.

Dangerous journey
Almost Impossible!

Almost Impossible!

Daniel Counsell

A hardcore platformer with a retro inspired style.

Guide a small ball of light over pits of spikes with changing platforms to deal with. The game isn't impossible, but it's Almost Impossible.