Best Grid-Based Movement Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,259 Grid-Based Movement 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. Grid-Based Movement game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Crypt of the NecroDancer

Crypt of the NecroDancer is an award winning hardcore roguelike rhythm game. Move to the music and deliver beatdowns to the beat! Groove to the epic Danny Baranowsky soundtrack, or select songs from your own MP3 collection!

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Crypt of the NecroDancer holds the #1 spot for "best Grid-Based Movement game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,015 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23,034 positive reviews and 981 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 4/23/2015
Franchise Klei
Developer Brace Yourself Games
Publishers
Steam App Id 247080

2. Save Room - Organization Puzzle

When you enter a save room you know you are safe, no danger can come to you, you can relax. Take advantage of this short period of time to organize your inventory, heal your wounds and reload your weapons. Can you make all the items fit in your inventory?

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Save Room - Organization Puzzle has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,061 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,006 positive reviews and 55 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.09 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Save Room - Organization Puzzle on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.09
Release Date 4/28/2022
Developer Fractal Projects
Publisher Fractal Projects
Steam App Id 1955330

3. Cobalt Core

A sci-fi roguelike deckbuilder with a deep new single-axis spin on tactics games! Dodge missiles, line up your cannons, and blast 'em out of the sky... Then get to the bottom of these time loops, before it's too late!

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Cobalt Core has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,329 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,249 positive reviews and 80 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 11/8/2023
Franchise Brace Yourself Games
Developer Rocket Rat Games
Publisher Brace Yourself Games
Steam App Id 2179850

4. Moonring

A dark-fantasy, turn-based, retro-fusion of classic turn-based RPGs and roguelikes, all presented with a unique neon aesthetic.

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Moonring has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,245 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,212 positive reviews and 33 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 9/28/2023
Developer Fluttermind, LLC
Publisher Fluttermind, LLC
Steam App Id 2373630

5. Linelith

Solve puzzles embedded in rocks and crystals as you explore a colorful, serene alien asteroid. Discover a few clever twists as you progress in this short and sweet puzzle experience.

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Linelith has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 596 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 588 positive reviews and 8 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 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.

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 5/19/2022
Developer Patrick Traynor
Publisher Patrick Traynor
Steam App Id 1923790

6. Can of Wormholes

Push, slice, ingest, flip, and squish worms in this puzzle game in which you play as a little sentient tin can.

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Can of Wormholes has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 333 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 331 positive reviews and 2 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 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 $19.99
Release Date 3/24/2023
Developer munted finger
Publisher munted finger
Steam App Id 1295320

7. Legend of Grimrock

Use the Dungeon Editor to build entirely new adventures and challenges for other players to solve.

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Legend of Grimrock has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,129 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,752 positive reviews and 377 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 not possible to play or run Legend of Grimrock on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 4/11/2012
Developer Almost Human Games
Publisher Almost Human Games
Steam App Id 207170

8. Duelists of Eden

Build a deck and battle online in real-time action with rollback netcode!

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Duelists of Eden has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 798 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 772 positive reviews and 26 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Duelists of Eden on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 3/7/2024
Developer Thomas Moon Kang
Publisher Thomas Moon Kang
Steam App Id 1664200

9. Larcin Lazer

In this puzzle game combining action and stealth, your memory will be your best tool! Remember the location of the lasers, they disappear as soon as you move. Avoid deadly lasers with style, steal from the richest and save your cat 🐱 Prepare for a MEMORABLE heist

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Larcin Lazer has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 258 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 257 positive reviews and 1 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 1/24/2023
Developers
Publisher Tambouille
Steam App Id 1707400

10. The Bard's Tale Trilogy

The Bard's Tale Trilogy is a complete remaster of the iconic series that helped define the RPG genre. Featuring updated graphics and optional quality of life gameplay features, this is the ideal way to experience the dungeon crawling challenge that made the original games beloved classics.

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The Bard's Tale Trilogy has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Grid-Based Movement games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,328 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,264 positive reviews and 64 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. At the moment, it is possible to play The Bard's Tale Trilogy on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 8/14/2018
Franchise inXile
Developers
Publisher inXile Entertainment
Steam App Id 843260

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Save Room - Organization Puzzle on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Moonring on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Linelith on Steam. Steam Store.
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Legend of Grimrock on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Duelists of Eden on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 22). Larcin Lazer on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). The Bard's Tale Trilogy on Steam. Steam Store.

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