TOP 20 DAMSEL IN DISTRESS GAMES

Are you a fan of classic movie cliches where the hero swoops in and rescues a helpless maiden in distress? Well, then the "damsel in distress" game genre is right up your alley! In these games, players take on the role of a heroic knight, bounty hunter, or adventurer who sets out on a quest to save a damsel in distress from the clutches of an evil villain. But why do gamers love this genre? Maybe it's the feeling of being a hero, rushing to the rescue and saving the day. Perhaps it's the satisfaction of defeating the bad guy and winning the heart of the fair maiden. Or maybe it's just the joy of classic storytelling and cheesy dialogue. Whatever it is, the "damsel in distress" genre keeps players coming back for more. Looking for some great games that will scratch that classic movie itch? Look no further than this well-picked list of the top games in the "damsel in distress" genre. Get ready for swashbuckling adventure, daring rescues, and maybe even a little romance along the way.

#01
Games like Super Mario Galaxy 2

Super Mario Galaxy 2

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 9.3/10

#02
Games like Super Mario Galaxy

Super Mario Galaxy

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U, Switch, Android
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 9.2/10

#03
Games like Castle Crashers

Castle Crashers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, PS3, Switch, PS4, Xbox One
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 8.9/10

#04
Games like Super Mario World

Super Mario World

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1990
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#05
Games like Super Mario 64

Super Mario 64

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: Console, DS, Wii U, Switch, Wii
  • Release: 1996
  • Rating: 8.7/10

#06
Games like Paper Mario

Paper Mario

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii U, Wii, Switch
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#07
Games like Dead Space

Dead Space

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, iPhone / iPad, Android, PS3, PS5, XSX
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#08
Games like Shadow of the Colossus

Shadow of the Colossus

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS3, PS4
  • Release: 2005
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#09
Games like Super Paper Mario

Super Paper Mario

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Console, Wii, Wii U
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#10
Games like ICO

ICO

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: 8.3/10

#11
Games like Genma Onimusha

Genma Onimusha

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#12
Games like Soul Nomad and the World Eaters

Soul Nomad and the World Eaters

  • License: Commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console, PC, Switch
  • Release: 2021
  • Rating: 7.9/10

#13
Games like Super Mario Bros.

Super Mario Bros.

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Switch, Wii, Wii U
  • Release: 1985
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#14
Games like Brave Fencer Musashi

Brave Fencer Musashi

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Console, PS3
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 7.4/10

#15
Games like Mario and Luigi

Mario and Luigi

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2003
  • Rating: n/a

#16
Games like Onimusha

Onimusha

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Console
  • Release: 2001
  • Rating: n/a

#17
Games like Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2

Mario vs. Donkey Kong 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: n/a

#18
Games like Riven

Riven

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Console, iPhone / iPad
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: n/a

#19
Games like Secrets of the Ark

Secrets of the Ark

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: n/a

#20
Games like Feel the Magic

Feel the Magic

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Browser
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: n/a