Best Gothic Games on Steam

Steam currently has 593 Gothic 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. Gothic game rankings were last updated on 5/26/2024.

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1. The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos

The Kingdom of Myrtana is in a dramatic situation. After the major defeat of the royal fleet in the waters of the Eastern Archipelago, the once thriving city of Archolos stood on the brink of crisis. Meanwhile, a young foreigner goes to the island in search of a new, better life.

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The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos holds the #1 spot for "best Gothic game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,207 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,012 positive reviews and 195 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 possible to play The Chronicles Of Myrtana: Archolos on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 12/10/2021
Developer The Chronicles Of Myrtana Team
Publisher The Chronicles Of Myrtana Team
Steam App Id 1467450

2. Bloody Hell

A short but sweet game about an Angel on a Bloody Bullet-hell mission to kill Satan! Dash, Double Dash, Grapple & Blast your way through Hell to fulfill your Holy Mission. Will you be able to kill Satan? Or will you fail to master your abilities and DIE in this BLOODY HELL?

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Bloody Hell has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,502 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,416 positive reviews and 86 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 possible to play Bloody Hell on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/27/2023
Developer Pun Intended
Publisher Pun Intended
Steam App Id 2056220

3. Fear & Hunger 2: Termina

F&H 2: Termina is oppressive, relentless and hopeless. A mix of jRPG and Survival Horror. Turn-based combat meets resource management. 3 days to explore the wicked town of Prehevil and find out about its dark secrets. 3 days until the pale and sickly green moon rises at its apex. Termina is upon us!

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Fear & Hunger 2: Termina has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,955 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,782 positive reviews and 173 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 12/9/2022
Developer Miro Haverinen
Publisher Miro Haverinen
Steam App Id 2171440

4. Halls of Torment

Slay hordes of terrifying monsters in this horde survival roguelite. Descend into the Halls of Torment where the lords of the underworld await you. Treasures, magic trinkets, and a growing cast of heroes will grant you the power to vanquish the horrors from beyond. How long can you survive?

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Halls of Torment has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 20,949 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,187 positive reviews and 762 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 5/24/2023
Developer Chasing Carrots
Publisher Chasing Carrots
Steam App Id 2218750

5. ASTLIBRA Revision

Confront time and fate in the 2D action RPG, Astlibra Revision. Explore meticulously crafted worlds, fight brutal boss battles, and upgrade your skills to take down enemies lurking around every corner.

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ASTLIBRA Revision has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,875 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,935 positive reviews and 940 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 10/13/2022
Franchise WhisperGames
Developer KEIZO
Publisher WhisperGames
Steam App Id 1718570

6. Mad Father

Witness the tale of a most foolish family. A remake of the classic horror exploration game makes its way to Steam.

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Mad Father has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,706 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,577 positive reviews and 129 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 9/22/2016
Developer sen
Publisher PLAYISM
Steam App Id 483980

7. Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night

Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night is an exploration-focused, side-scroller action RPG by Koji Igarashi. Play as Miriam, an orphan scarred by an alchemist's curse that slowly crystallizes her body. Battle through a demon-infested castle and defeat its master to save yourself, and all of humanity!

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Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,306 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 35,131 positive reviews and 2,175 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 Bloodstained: Ritual of the Night on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 6/18/2019
Franchise WayForward
Developer ArtPlay
Publisher 505 Games
Steam App Id 692850

8. Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines

Vampire®: The Masquerade-Bloodlines™ delivers a new type of RPG experience-one that blends all the core elements of a traditional RPG with the graphical richness, immediacy and brutal combat of a first-person action game. The game plunges players into the dark and gritty vampire underworld of modern-day L.A. as a creature of the night.

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Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,942 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,264 positive reviews and 678 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 not possible to play or run Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 3/22/2007
Developer Troika Games
Publisher Activision
Steam App Id 2600

9. If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers

If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers is a narrative-driven point-and-click adventure with horror elements that explores the stories of four characters in a masked ball taking place aboard a train in the late 1920s.

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If On A Winter's Night, Four Travelers has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,007 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,940 positive reviews and 67 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

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

Release Date 9/21/2021
Developer Dead Idle Games
Publisher Dead Idle Games
Steam App Id 1603980

10. The House in Fata Morgana: A Requiem for Innocence

"A Requiem for Innocence" is a companion to the visual novel "The House in Fata Morgana." It tells the tale of a young man dragged down by his ambitions and a girl both worshiped as a saint and maligned as a witch. For them, there is no happily ever after.

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The House in Fata Morgana: A Requiem for Innocence has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Gothic games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,062 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,038 positive reviews and 24 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 5/17/2018
Developer NOVECT
Publisher MangaGamer
Steam App Id 804700

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