What are some alternatives?
When comparing Shovel Knight and Super Meat Boy, you can also consider the following products
Dead Cells - Castlevania-inspired, action platformer with roguelike elements.
Braid - Resource planning & scheduling for professional services
Hollow Knight - Descend into the Dark Venture down into a beautiful, ruined world of insects and heroes
Mega Man Revolution - A fan-made 8-bit-style Megaman side scrolling shooter game.
SuperTux - SuperTux is a classic 2D jump'n run sidescroller game in a style similar to the original Super...
Limbo - “Dark, disturbing, yet eerily beautiful, Limbo is a world that deserves to be explored.” Joystiq. “Limbo is as close to perfect at what it does as a game can get.” Destructoid. Buy LIMBO: Special Edition.