Best Epic Games on Steam

Steam currently has 163 Epic 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. Epic game rankings were last updated on 5/26/2024.

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1. Pizza Tower

Pizza Tower is a fast paced 2D platformer inspired by the Wario Land series, with an emphasis on movement, exploration and score attack. Featuring highly stylized pixel art inspired by the cartoons from the '90s, and a highly energetic soundtrack.

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Pizza Tower holds the #1 spot for "best Epic game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 58,128 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 57,254 positive reviews and 874 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 1/26/2023
Developer Tour De Pizza
Publisher Tour De Pizza
Steam App Id 2231450

2. The Henry Stickmin Collection

A choose-your-own-path where failing is more fun than succeeding.

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The Henry Stickmin Collection has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 44,108 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 43,505 positive reviews and 603 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 8/7/2020
Franchise Innersloth
Developer PuffballsUnited
Publisher Innersloth
Steam App Id 1089980

3. South Park™: The Stick of Truth™

From the perilous battlefields of the fourth-grade playground, a young hero will rise, destined to be South Park’s savior. From the creators of South Park, Trey Parker and Matt Stone, comes an epic quest to become… cool. Introducing South Park™: The Stick of Truth™.For a thousand years, the battle has been waged.

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South Park™: The Stick of Truth™ has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 61,005 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 59,555 positive reviews and 1,450 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 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 $7.49
Release Date 3/5/2014
Developer Obsidian Entertainment
Publisher Ubisoft
Steam App Id 213670

4. STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack

Command or corrupt an entire galaxy in the definitive Star Wars strategy collection. It is a time of galactic civil war. Will you take up the reins of the Rebellion, assume control of the Empire, or rule the Star Wars Underworld?

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STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 35,990 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 35,133 positive reviews and 857 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play STAR WARS™ Empire at War - Gold Pack on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 5/25/2010
Developer Petroglyph
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Steam App Id 32470

5. One Finger Death Punch

Experience cinematic kung-fu battles in the fastest, most intense brawler the indie world has ever seen! With the unique 1:1 response system of One Finger Death Punch, players will feel the immediate feedback of every bone-crunching hit. Pay tribute to the masters using five classic kung-fu styles mixed with additional weapons.

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One Finger Death Punch has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 16,222 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 15,893 positive reviews and 329 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 3/3/2014
Developer Silver Dollar Games
Publisher Silver Dollar Games
Steam App Id 264200

6. Broforce

Broforce is an action-packed side-scrolling run ‘n’ gun ode to freedom, putting you in control of an under-funded, overpowered paramilitary organization dealing exclusively in excessive force.

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Broforce has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 56,400 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54,710 positive reviews and 1,690 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly 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 Broforce on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 10/15/2015
Franchise Free Lives
Developer Free Lives
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 274190

7. Outer Wilds

Named Game of the Year 2019 by Giant Bomb, Polygon, Eurogamer, and The Guardian, Outer Wilds is a critically-acclaimed and award-winning open world mystery about a solar system trapped in an endless time loop.

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Outer Wilds has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 65,650 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 62,774 positive reviews and 2,876 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 6/18/2020
Developer Mobius Digital
Publisher Annapurna Interactive
Steam App Id 753640

8. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim

EPIC FANTASY REBORN The next chapter in the highly anticipated Elder Scrolls saga arrives from the makers of the 2006 and 2008 Games of the Year, Bethesda Game Studios. Skyrim reimagines and revolutionizes the open-world fantasy epic, bringing to life a complete virtual world open for you to explore any way you choose.

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The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 315,742 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 299,494 positive reviews and 16,248 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. At the moment, it is possible to play The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 11/10/2011
Developer Bethesda Game Studios
Publisher Bethesda Softworks
Steam App Id 72850

9. STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™

You are the leader of an elite squad of Republic Commandos, your mission is to infiltrate, dominate, and ultimately, annihilate the enemy. Your squad will follow your orders and your lead, working together as a team - instinctively, intelligently, instantly. You are their leader. They are your weapon.

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STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™ has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 15,084 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,443 positive reviews and 641 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play STAR WARS™ Republic Commando™ on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/8/2009
Developer LucasArts
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Steam App Id 6000

10. STAR WARS™ Battlefront II (Classic, 2005)

Join the rise of Darth Vader’s elite 501st Legion of Stormtroopers as you fight through an all new story-based saga where every action you take impacts the battlefront and, ultimately, the fate of the Star Wars galaxy.

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STAR WARS™ Battlefront II (Classic, 2005) has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Epic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 52,242 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 49,392 positive reviews and 2,850 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play STAR WARS™ Battlefront II (Classic, 2005) on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/8/2009
Developer Pandemic Studios
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Steam App Id 6060

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