Best Gaming Games on Steam

Steam currently has 149 Gaming 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. Gaming game rankings were last updated on 6/17/2024.

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1. Wallpaper Engine

Use stunning live wallpapers on your desktop. Animate your own images to create new wallpapers or import videos/websites and share them on the Steam Workshop!

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Wallpaper Engine holds the #1 spot for "best Gaming game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 787,346 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 771,980 positive reviews and 15,366 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Wallpaper Engine on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 11/16/2018
Developer Wallpaper Engine Team
Publisher Wallpaper Engine Team
Steam App Id 431960

2. Rooftops & Alleys: The Parkour Game

Ever felt like the world was missing that one Parkour/Freerunning game? That game that scratches that itch that other games just don't? Rooftops & Alleys aka TheParkourGame is here to deliver! In this game, there's is no 'hold button to parkour' mentality. Here, you, the player is in control!

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Rooftops & Alleys: The Parkour Game has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,120 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,070 positive reviews and 50 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.99 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 $15.99
Release Date 5/21/2024
Developer MLMEDIA
Publisher MLMEDIA
Steam App Id 2703850

3. Metro 2033

Set in the shattered subway of a post apocalyptic Moscow, Metro 2033 is a story of intensive underground survival where the fate of mankind rests in your hands. In 2013 the world was devastated by an apocalyptic event, annihilating almost all mankind and turning the earth’s surface into a poisonous wasteland.

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Metro 2033 has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 32,523 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 30,145 positive reviews and 2,378 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Metro 2033 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 3/16/2010
Developer 4A Games
Publisher Deep Silver
Steam App Id 43110

4. YoloMouse - Game Cursor Changer

Use YoloMouse to change those obscure game cursors. Never lose your cursor in a heated battle again!

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YoloMouse - Game Cursor Changer has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,768 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,645 positive reviews and 123 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run YoloMouse - Game Cursor Changer on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 5/1/2020
Developer Dragonrise Games
Publisher Dragonrise Games
Steam App Id 1283970

5. Just, Bearly

An honest comedy about anxiety and feeling awkward, played through painfully relatable mini games.

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Just, Bearly has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 500 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 469 positive reviews and 31 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, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 5/31/2018
Developer Daniel J Roberts
Publisher Daniel J Roberts
Steam App Id 792030

6. Goose Goose Duck

Time to be a Silly Goose! Immerse yourself in the various environments of the Birdverse of Goose Goose Duck. A game of social deduction where you and your fellow geese must work together to complete your mission. Watch out for those malicious Mallards and other birds!

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Goose Goose Duck has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 62,826 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 54,822 positive reviews and 8,004 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Goose Goose Duck on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 10/3/2021
Developer Gaggle Studios, Inc.
Publisher Gaggle Studios, Inc.
Steam App Id 1568590

7. Beam Eye Tracker

Turn your webcam into an AI-powered head & eye tracker and ditch the bulky tracking hardware. Enable gaming extensions like OpenTrack for immersive eye and head tracking. Gain insights and improve your gameplay using the eye tracking overlay or enhance your live streams.

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Beam Eye Tracker has achieved a Player Score of 79, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 79 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 71 positive reviews and 8 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 8/2/2023
Developer Eyeware Tech SA
Publisher Eyeware Tech SA
Steam App Id 2375780

8. Kanso

Kanso, a beautiful and hyper relaxing line following game. Avoid obstacles while you trace around circular forms and find your moment of Zen.

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Kanso has achieved a Player Score of 79, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 1/25/2022
Developer Dave Sapien
Publisher Dave Sapien
Steam App Id 1454650

9. Aspiring Light

The world is a messed up place. But it's all a blip on the radar to Aiden, who's got his own problems to worry about. Things like, what the answer to that last math problem was. Trying to keep his friendships afloat before it's too late. And just wondering what the future has in hold for him...

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Aspiring Light has achieved a Player Score of 79, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 25 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24 positive reviews and 1 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 8/5/2021
Developer DeveloperJy
Publisher DeveloperJy
Steam App Id 1248390

10. Farmer Survivors

Welcome to Farmer Survivors, where you'll embark on an epic rural adventure, defending your farm against hordes of hungry insects in this action-packed Arcade Survivor game!

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Farmer Survivors has achieved a Player Score of 78, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Gaming games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23 positive reviews and 1 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 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 $3.99
Release Date 3/7/2024
Franchise AFIL Games
Developer Afil Games
Publisher AFIL Games
Steam App Id 2606550

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 17). Wallpaper Engine on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 18). Rooftops & Alleys: The Parkour Game on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 5). Metro 2033 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 16). YoloMouse - Game Cursor Changer on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 28). Just, Bearly on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 18). Goose Goose Duck on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 13). Beam Eye Tracker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 7). Kanso on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 3). Aspiring Light on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, June 18). Farmer Survivors on Steam. Steam Store.

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