Best Gore Games on Steam

Steam currently has 6,845 Gore 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. Gore game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. People Playground

Shoot, stab, burn, poison, tear, vaporise, or crush ragdolls in a large open space.

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People Playground holds the #1 spot for "best Gore game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 244,681 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 241,385 positive reviews and 3,296 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 People Playground on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/23/2019
Developer mestiez
Publisher Studio Minus
Steam App Id 1118200

2. Half-Life: Alyx

Half-Life: Alyx is Valve’s VR return to the Half-Life series. It’s the story of an impossible fight against a vicious alien race known as the Combine, set between the events of Half-Life and Half-Life 2. Playing as Alyx Vance, you are humanity’s only chance for survival.

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Half-Life: Alyx has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 88,674 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 87,215 positive reviews and 1,459 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $59.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Half-Life: Alyx on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $59.99
Release Date 3/23/2020
Franchise Half-Life
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 546560

3. Left 4 Dead 2

Set in the zombie apocalypse, Left 4 Dead 2 (L4D2) is the highly anticipated sequel to the award-winning Left 4 Dead, the #1 co-op game of 2008. This co-operative action horror FPS takes you and your friends through the cities, swamps and cemeteries of the Deep South, from Savannah to New Orleans across five expansive campaigns.

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Left 4 Dead 2 has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 855,917 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 834,749 positive reviews and 21,168 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 11/16/2009
Developer Valve
Publisher Valve
Steam App Id 550

4. Senren*Banka

Senren*Banka is a Japanese-style visual novel produced by Yuzusoft, a Japanese developer of romance VNs. This game commemorated Yuzusoft's 10th anniversary. It won numerous awards on the year of its release in Japan for its art, music, and characters.

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Senren*Banka has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,172 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,963 positive reviews and 209 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $34.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Senren*Banka on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $34.99
Release Date 2/14/2020
Franchise 株式会社HIKARI FIELD
Developer Yuzusoft
Publishers
Steam App Id 1144400

5. The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth

The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth is a randomly generated action RPG shooter with heavy Rogue-like elements. Following Isaac on his journey players will find bizarre treasures that change Isaac’s form giving him super human abilities and enabling him to fight off droves of mysterious creatures, discover secrets and fight his way to safety.

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The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 287,872 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,770 positive reviews and 7,102 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/4/2014
Developers
Publisher Nicalis, Inc.
Steam App Id 250900

6. Katana ZERO

Katana ZERO is a stylish neo-noir, action-platformer featuring breakneck action and instant-death combat. Slash, dash, and manipulate time to unravel your past in a beautifully brutal acrobatic display.

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Katana ZERO has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 65,057 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 63,796 positive reviews and 1,261 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 4/18/2019
Developer Askiisoft
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 460950

7. Resident Evil 4

Survival is just the beginning. Six years have passed since the biological disaster in Raccoon City. Leon S. Kennedy, one of the survivors, tracks the president's kidnapped daughter to a secluded European village, where there is something terribly wrong with the locals.

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Resident Evil 4 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 137,095 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 133,743 positive reviews and 3,352 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 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 $39.99
Release Date 3/23/2023
Franchise Capcom
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 2050650

8. Hotline Miami

Hotline Miami is a high-octane action game overflowing with raw brutality, hard-boiled gunplay and skull crushing close combat.

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Hotline Miami has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 95,070 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 92,472 positive reviews and 2,598 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/23/2012
Developer Dennaton Games
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 219150

9. Resident Evil 2

A deadly virus engulfs the residents of Raccoon City in September of 1998, plunging the city into chaos as flesh eating zombies roam the streets for survivors. An unparalleled adrenaline rush, gripping storyline, and unimaginable horrors await you. Witness the return of Resident Evil 2.

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Resident Evil 2 has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 154,702 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 149,965 positive reviews and 4,737 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 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 $39.99
Release Date 1/25/2019
Developer CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Publisher CAPCOM Co., Ltd.
Steam App Id 883710

10. The Walking Dead

A five-part adventure horror series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series.

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The Walking Dead has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Gore games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 67,332 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 65,440 positive reviews and 1,892 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 4/24/2012
Developer Telltale Games
Publisher Skybound Games
Steam App Id 207610

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Katana ZERO on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). The Walking Dead on Steam. Steam Store.

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