Best Roguelike Games on Steam

Steam currently has 4,508 Roguelike 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. Roguelike game rankings were last updated on 5/21/2024.

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1. Vampire Survivors

Mow down thousands of night creatures and survive until dawn! Vampire Survivors is a gothic horror casual game with rogue-lite elements, where your choices can allow you to quickly snowball against the hundreds of monsters that get thrown at you.

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Vampire Survivors holds the #1 spot for "best Roguelike game on Steam" with a Player Score of 97. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 229,867 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 226,535 positive reviews and 3,332 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 Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 10/20/2022
Developer poncle
Publisher poncle
Steam App Id 1794680

2. Hades

Defy the god of the dead as you hack and slash out of the Underworld in this rogue-like dungeon crawler from the creators of Bastion, Transistor, and Pyre.

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Hades has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 256,534 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 252,391 positive reviews and 4,143 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 9/17/2020
Franchise Supergiant Games
Developer Supergiant Games
Publisher Supergiant Games
Steam App Id 1145360

3. Slay the Spire

We fused card games and roguelikes together to make the best single player deckbuilder we could. Craft a unique deck, encounter bizarre creatures, discover relics of immense power, and Slay the Spire!

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Slay the Spire has achieved a Player Score of 97, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 155,723 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 152,382 positive reviews and 3,341 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.49 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 $8.49
Release Date 1/23/2019
Developers
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Steam App Id 646570

4. 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 #4 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 287,244 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 280,164 positive reviews and 7,080 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

5. Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a rogue-lite, metroidvania inspired, action-platformer. You'll explore a sprawling, ever-changing castle... assuming you’re able to fight your way past its keepers in 2D souls-lite combat. No checkpoints. Kill, die, learn, repeat. Regular free content updates!

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Dead Cells has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 151,445 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 147,180 positive reviews and 4,265 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $24.99 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 $24.99
Release Date 8/6/2018
Developer Motion Twin
Publisher Motion Twin
Steam App Id 588650

6. Crab Champions

Claw your way across exotic islands combining fluid movement with fast paced combat to become a Crab Champion in this third person shooter with roguelike elements.

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Crab Champions has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 21,561 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 21,141 positive reviews and 420 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Crab Champions on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 4/1/2023
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Steam App Id 774801

7. Inscryption

Inscryption is an inky black card-based odyssey that blends the deckbuilding roguelike, escape-room style puzzles, and psychological horror into a blood-laced smoothie. Darker still are the secrets inscrybed upon the cards...

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Inscryption has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 111,884 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 108,497 positive reviews and 3,387 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Inscryption on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 10/19/2021
Franchise Daniel Mullins Games
Developer Daniel Mullins Games
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 1092790

8. Balatro

The poker roguelike. Balatro is a hypnotically satisfying deckbuilder where you play illegal poker hands, discover game-changing jokers, and trigger adrenaline-pumping, outrageous combos.

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Balatro has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 37,881 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 36,856 positive reviews and 1,025 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 2/20/2024
Franchise Playstack
Developer LocalThunk
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Steam App Id 2379780

9. Don't Starve

Don’t Starve is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. Enter a strange and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Gather resources to craft items and structures that match your survival style.

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Don't Starve has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 106,316 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 102,847 positive reviews and 3,469 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Don't Starve on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.49
Release Date 4/23/2013
Franchise Klei
Developer Klei Entertainment
Publisher Klei Entertainment
Steam App Id 219740

10. SANABI

SANABI is an exhilarating stylish dystopian action-platformer. Play as a legendary retired veteran and use your signature prosthetic arm to jump over cliffs and skyscrapers, zip through bullets and traps and defeat powerful enemies.

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SANABI has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Roguelike games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 24,743 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 24,130 positive reviews and 613 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.24 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play SANABI on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.24
Release Date 11/9/2023
Franchise NEOWIZ
Developer WONDER POTION
Publisher NEOWIZ
Steam App Id 1562700

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8/6/2018
96
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603
4/1/2023
96
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1,309
10/19/2021
96
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8,383
2/20/2024
95
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4/23/2013
95
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92
11/9/2023
95
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8/11/2020
95
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7/27/2021
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94
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242
5/24/2023
94
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779
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94
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249
9/23/2022
94
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436
7/12/2019
94
$4.99
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Monster Train steam charts
259
5/21/2020
94
$24.99
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69
12/5/2015
94
$11.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Slay the Spire on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 20). Dead Cells on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Crab Champions on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 10). Inscryption on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 16). Balatro on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 19). Don't Starve on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 18). SANABI on Steam. Steam Store.

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