Best Archery Games on Steam

Steam currently has 295 Archery games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Archery game rankings were last updated on 5/3/2024.

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1. Arrow a Row

Arrow a row is a game in which you shoot arrows (of course) in a row! or maybe two rows! (maybe three?) Choose your power-ups and defeat the Boss.

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Arrow a Row holds the #1 spot for "best Archery game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,121 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,716 positive reviews and 405 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 8/20/2023
Developer Lonerangerix
Publisher Lonerangerix
Steam App Id 2495980

2. Northern Journey

A norwegian happysad game set in a northern land! Adventure through a beautiful and very varied wilderness. Dive, fly, use ziplines and find different weapons to aid your journey to reach the cold mountains and below. Encounter over 50 unique bosses and enemy types!

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Northern Journey has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,464 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,400 positive reviews and 64 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Northern Journey on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 8/18/2021
Developer Slid Studio
Publisher Slid Studio
Steam App Id 1639790

3. The Lab

Welcome to The Lab, a compilation of Valve’s room-scale VR experiments set in a pocket universe within Aperture Science. Fix a robot, defend a castle, adopt a mechanical dog, and more. Still not sold? It’s free!

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The Lab has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,048 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,747 positive reviews and 301 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run The Lab on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 4/5/2016
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 450390

4. TowerFall Ascension

TowerFall Ascension is the definitive version of the hit archery combat game. Inspired by classics from the golden age of couch multiplayer, it's a 4-player local party game centering around hilarious, intense versus matches. The core mechanics are simple and accessible, but hard to master and combat is fierce.

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TowerFall Ascension has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,253 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,089 positive reviews and 164 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play TowerFall Ascension on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 3/11/2014
Franchise EXOK Games
Developers
Publisher Maddy Makes Games Inc.
Steam App Id 251470

5. Swords & Souls: Neverseen

Swords & Souls: Neverseen is a unique RPG where leveling up takes skill! Create, train and upgrade your character as you please, discover The Neverseen and its eccentric locals, and battle across the lands to foil an evil witch's plans!

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Swords & Souls: Neverseen has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,512 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,220 positive reviews and 292 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Swords & Souls: Neverseen on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 7/22/2019
Franchise SoulGame Studio
Developer SoulGame Studio
Publisher Armor Games Studios
Steam App Id 679900

6. Enderal: Forgotten Stories (Special Edition)

Enderal: Forgotten Stories (Special Edition) is a total conversion mod for Skyrim SE. It offers an immersive open world, new skill systems and gameplay with a dark, psychological storyline and believable characters. SE features a new rendering engine, improved lighting, performance and stability.

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Enderal: Forgotten Stories (Special Edition) has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,615 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,158 positive reviews and 457 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Enderal: Forgotten Stories (Special Edition) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 4/2/2021
Franchise SureAI
Developer SureAI
Publisher SureAI
Steam App Id 976620

7. The Vale: Shadow of the Crown

CLOSE YOUR EYES. BECOME A WARRIOR: Feel your enemy’s rasping breath; a foot shifts on swampy ground; the crack of steel on wooden shield. The Vale is an audio based action adventure that sets out to breathe new life into medieval combat and fantasy narrative.

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The Vale: Shadow of the Crown has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 309 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 302 positive reviews and 7 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 8/19/2021
Developers
Publisher Falling Squirrel Inc.
Steam App Id 989790

8. Horizon Zero Dawn™ Complete Edition

Experience Aloy’s legendary quest to unravel the mysteries of a future Earth ruled by Machines. Use devastating tactical attacks against your prey and explore a majestic open world in this award-winning action RPG!

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Horizon Zero Dawn™ Complete Edition has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 115,438 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 101,616 positive reviews and 13,822 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $49.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $49.99
Release Date 8/7/2020
Franchise PlayStation Studios™
Developer Guerrilla
Publisher PlayStation PC LLC
Steam App Id 1151640

9. The Pathless

From the creators of ABZÛ, The Pathless is the mythic adventure of an archer and an eagle in a vast forest. Become the Hunter, a master of archery who travels to a mystical island to dispel a curse of darkness that grips the world.

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The Pathless has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,297 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,179 positive reviews and 118 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Pathless on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 11/16/2021
Franchise Annapurna Interactive
Developer Giant Squid
Publisher Annapurna Interactive
Steam App Id 1492680

10. Dark Water : Slime Invader

Dark Water is an Action Platformer game where you use a bow.

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Dark Water : Slime Invader has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Archery games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 163 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 156 positive reviews and 7 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 3/18/2021
Developer DEVBOX
Publishers
Steam App Id 1235830

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 17). Swords & Souls: Neverseen on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 4). Dark Water : Slime Invader on Steam. Steam Store.

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