Rivals of Aether is a pixelated platform fighter that grew out of a 2D Smash Bros. demake. Along with characters like Ori and Shovel Knight, it has unique modes and mechanics you won’t find elsewhere.
PC, PS4, Xbox One
Brawlhallafeels like a stripped-down Smash, which makes sense since it’s free to play. It has an extremely diverse roster of fighters and skins, including everyone from Hellboy to John Cena.
PC, PS4, Switch, Xbox
Brawlout is about as close as you can get to just playing Smash. It feels almost identical, with a roster of original characters and indie crossovers from the likes of Hyper Light Drifter and Guacamelee!