Best Rock Music Games on Steam

Steam currently has 86 Rock Music 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. Rock Music game rankings were last updated on 5/25/2024.

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1. Ragnarock

Lead your viking ship to victory in this rhythm game (PC and VR)! Pound your drums to the sound of epic music, from celtic rock to viking power metal, and set sail against your rivals in multiplayer mode. Will you outrace them all and carve your name on top of the leaderboard?

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Ragnarock holds the #1 spot for "best Rock Music game on Steam" with a Player Score of 91. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,814 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,668 positive reviews and 146 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Ragnarock on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $24.99
Release Date 7/15/2021
Developer WanadevStudio
Publisher WanadevStudio
Steam App Id 1345820

2. Charlie Murder

It’s a punk rock apocalypse! Team up with your friends to lead embattled punk rock band Charlie Murder in their epic quest to save the world from rival death metalers Gore Quaffer and their legions of evil.

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Charlie Murder has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,998 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,903 positive reviews and 95 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 5/12/2017
Developer Ska Studios
Publisher Ska Studios
Steam App Id 405290

3. BPM: BULLETS PER MINUTE

BPM is a rhythm-action FPS rogue-like where you must shoot, jump and dodge to the beat of an epic rock soundtrack. Delve into a randomly generated dungeon where one missed note can lead to your death. Gain game-changing abilities and loot powerful weaponry to defeat your ancient enemy: Nidhogg.

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BPM: BULLETS PER MINUTE has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,528 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,580 positive reviews and 948 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 BPM: BULLETS PER MINUTE on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 9/15/2020
Developer Awe Interactive
Publisher Awe Interactive
Steam App Id 1286350

4. Rocksmith® 2014 Edition - Remastered

The fastest way to learn guitar is now better than ever. Join over three million people who have learned to play guitar with the award-winning Rocksmith® method. Plug any real guitar or bass with a 1/4 inch jack directly into your PC or Mac and you’ll learn to play in just 60 days.

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Rocksmith® 2014 Edition - Remastered has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 22,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 20,255 positive reviews and 2,244 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Rocksmith® 2014 Edition - Remastered on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 10/22/2013
Developer Ubisoft - San Francisco
Publisher Ubisoft
Steam App Id 221680

5. Rising Star 2

Start a band, and take on the world in this music industry simulation/role-playing game. Success doesn't come without hard work, and making connections in your local music scene is the only path to stardom.

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Rising Star 2 has achieved a Player Score of 88, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 480 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 455 positive reviews and 25 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Rising Star 2 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 8/12/2020
Developer Gilligames
Publisher Gilligames
Steam App Id 1235110

6. No Straight Roads: Encore Edition

Start a rock band & end the EDM empire in NO STRAIGHT ROADS, a rockin' action-adventure that mashes together rhythm-infused third-person combat with a kick-ass soundtrack!

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No Straight Roads: Encore Edition has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,303 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,189 positive reviews and 114 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 10/21/2021
Franchise Fireshine Games
Developer Metronomik
Publisher Fireshine Games
Steam App Id 1726190

7. Drums Rock

Drums Rock is an arcade drums game for VR, follow the rhythm of rock with your drums and smash the demons. Live a unique campaign: with different levels, challenges, songs and worlds. Drums Rock is an ideal game to feel like a rock hero, while destroying hordes of demons to the rhythm of rock!

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Drums Rock has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 299 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280 positive reviews and 19 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, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 6/14/2023
Developer Garage51
Publisher Garage51
Steam App Id 1906020

8. Nachkriegsratten Punk-Rock Puzzle

Nachkriegsratten (Post-war rats), probably the first punk band to combine life-negating noise with turtle-like deceleration in a puzzle game. 24 mouth-painted pictures in 6 different sizes. are you brave enough? Have you ever danced with the Lumberjack Bear in the pale moonlight? HIA HUA!

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Nachkriegsratten Punk-Rock Puzzle has achieved a Player Score of 83, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 37 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, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 6/1/2022
Developers
Publisher SpielmannSpiel
Steam App Id 1887050

9. Freedom Drive

Fast paced Action Bullet hell. Defeat enemies and collect xp to level up. Every level gets you a new weapon or upgrade! Use weapons like Giant Spinning Saw Blades or swarms of Micro Rockets to defeat the boss at the end of each level!

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Freedom Drive has achieved a Player Score of 81, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 23 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 23 positive reviews and 0 negative reviews — making it "Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 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 10/28/2022
Developer Bucket of Games
Publisher Bucket of Games
Steam App Id 2158510

10. Space Elite Force II

Space Elite Force II is a frenetic space-shooter with weapon customization and insane bosses battles. Embark in your ship and fight for the survival of the human race!

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Space Elite Force II has achieved a Player Score of 80, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Rock Music games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 93 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 84 positive reviews and 9 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $5.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $5.99
Release Date 2/3/2020
Franchise Rising Moon Games
Developer Rising Moon Games
Publisher Rising Moon Games
Steam App Id 1204470

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