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Best Dungeon Crawlers To Play In 2022

Check the list of best Dungeon Crawlers filled with monsters, dungeons and dangers to play in 2022.

The call of treasures, monsters, spell crafting, dungeons and fantasy is such that you can’t quite ignore it. There is a certain allure to the darkness and Dungeon Crawlers makes it sound so attracting. The basic objective of these games is to take the hero through a series of monstrous challenges to reach the end goal. Dungeons and Dragons started the trend and this list of best Dungeon Crawlers of 2022 keeps it going.

Best Dungeon Crawlers of 2022

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Like Mario tackling a bunch of hurdles and turtles to rescue his princess, these games will take you through a tale filled with dungeons, monsters, adventures and leave you wanting for more. There is a sea of games in this genre and the following list will showcase the best titles you should try right away.

Death’s Door

Death's Door Best Dungeon Crawler Game

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If a reaper crow who collects souls for the Reaping Commission Headquarters sounds interesting enough, then Death’s Door will take you on a mind blowing adventure. As a player you will not only discover the secrets behind the disappearance of other crows, the bureaucracy created by the leader known as the Lord of Doors but also the secret behind Death itself.

The final boss fight is with the Lord of Doors. But a series of Tablets of Knowledge collected by solving puzzles after the final boss’s death reveal the true identity of the entity that the crows were working for.

The game is available on the following platforms –

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  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 4
  • PlayStation 5

Path of Exile

Path of Exile Best Dungeon Crawlers Game

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The fantasy World of Wraeclast is a dark and brutal place. Unlike the new trend of bright and less horrifying RPGs (role playing games), Path of Exile chooses a dark, terrifying and courageous style of graphics. Path of Exile has 7 classes you can choose from. Witch, Marauder, Duelist, Ranger, Templar, Shadow or Scion class. Level up, collect powerful items and exact revenge on those who chose to wrong you. You can also check a few guides on Path of Exile.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • macOS

Minecraft Dungeons

Minecraft Dungeons Best Game Dungeon Crawlers

Minecraft Dungeons follows the same path in its pixel art and isometric perspective world but unlike Minecraft it does not feature an open world or mining or building. The game is driven by a plot where players end up defeating the boss Arch-Illager, an Illager named Archie who was kicked out of village since the Villagers didn’t allow him to live there. After finding the Orb of Dominance he grew powerful but was corrupted by the power and sought revenge on these villages. The game also provides a four-player local or online multiplayer.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox Series X/S

Enter the Gungeon

Enter the Gungeon Dungeon Crawlers Best Game

Enter the Gungeon brings a change to the typical dungeon crawler video games. It is a bullet hell roguelike Dungeon Crawler video game. The players can choose one of the four protagonist and progress through different dungeons, levels fighting a big boss at the end of each level and earning a gun or items and currency which can be used at shops.

Make progress in the game and kill the past of each protagonist to unlock the final hidden floor, Bullet Hell. The master of the Gungeon, the Lich will be the final boss and defeating the Lich sends the players free from the clutches of the Gungeon.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Linux
  • Stadia
  • OS X

Diablo II Resurrected

Diablo 2 Resurrected Best of Dungeon Crawlers

One of the classics in this list of the best Dungeon Crawlers of 2022 is Diablo II Resurrected, the remastered version of the original Diablo II. The remastered version focuses majorly on a change of graphics and visuals but does not really change the horrifying and brutal gameplay. Diablo II Resurrected includes the story of Diablo II and its expansion Lord of Destruction.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation 5
  • Xbox Series X/S

Darkest Dungeon

Darkest Dungeon Best Dungeon Crawler

“Ruin has come to our family”, these are the first words of the Ancestor. Darkest Dungeon is a gothic role playing video game. The player inherits an estate at the beginning from his Ancestor, who in quest of knowledge and power has unleashed hideous and monstrous creatures and corruption on the planet by excavating the dungeons and catacombs underneath the manor.

The player has to recruit, train and lead an imperfect team of heroes and battle through a series of horrors, disease, famine, stress and the darkness. The game has a sequel Darkest Dungeon 2.

Darkest Dungeon is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • PlayStation Vita
  • Linux
  • iOS
  • OS X

Neon Abyss

Neon Abyss Top Dungeon Crawler Game

Neon Abyss is a roguelike run and gun shooter video game. An individual identified as Hades, the Greek God of the Underworld has banded a group of people known as the ‘Grim Squad’. This Grim Squad has been tasked to travel through a subterranean region called the Abyss to look for the New Gods and their followers. The objective of the players, who are members of the Grim Squad is to defeat these New Gods. The game has a unique feature, every time you die you will be more empowered than earlier.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch

Noita

Noita

Noita is a roguelike action-adventure video game. The player character has to create and caste spells to defeat his enemies. The game is made in a 2D world in the falling sand game genre. The enemies are named after Finnish mythical creatures. One of the main goals of the game is finding the Sampo. The game has a permadeath gameplay mechanic and sooner or later you are going to die.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows

Curse of the Dead Gods

Curse of the Dead Gods

Curse of the Dead Gods is a roguelike video game. The player has to navigate through three different dungeons in search of money, power and eternal life. That sounds familiar. The game features a Curse meter along with the Life meter. The Curse meter increases as soon as a player travels to a new room, trades item for blood offerings instead of gold and fights the enemies in the dark. Curses put a block on the player’s abilities and creates additional challenges and opportunities. Defeat the bosses to lift the curses.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch

Hades – Best Dungeon Crawler

Hades Best Dungeon Crawlers

The multiple award winning Game of the Year, Hades is a critically acclaimed roguelike action dungeon crawler video game. The game has a hack and slash type of combat system. The plot revolves around Zagreus (controlled by the players), the prince of the Underworld and son of an unloving father, Hades.

The objective of the game is to make it through the dungeons with Zagreus and get out of the Underworld and find his mother Persephone in the mortal world. The prince is assisted by other Olympians and a few infamous residents of the Underworld. The game requires focus, commitment and sheer will. Also a lot of patience. Check out Hades for tips, tricks and guides.

The game is available on the following platforms –

  • Microsoft Windows
  • Xbox One
  • PlayStation 4
  • Nintendo Switch
  • Xbox Series X/S
  • PlayStation 5
  • macOS

If you love the action packed fantasies filled with horror, treasure, love being the character who stops at nothing to achieve his goals and above all loves the darkness and the dungeons then these are the best Dungeon Crawlers of 2022 you can look into. That is it from this article, check out more such featured articles.