Best Roguevania Games on Steam

Steam currently has 159 Roguevania 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. Roguevania game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Dead Cells

Dead Cells is a roguelite, 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.

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Dead Cells holds the #1 spot for "best Roguevania game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 151,718 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 147,450 positive reviews and 4,268 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

2. BlazBlue Entropy Effect

Artistic and Magnificent Combat Action, incredibly satisfying combos! Numerous characters, hundreds of moves! This unique action roguelite game will bring you an experience that exceeds expectations.

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BlazBlue Entropy Effect has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,912 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 17,710 positive reviews and 1,202 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $15.59 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 $15.59
Release Date 1/31/2024
Developer 91Act
Publisher 91Act
Steam App Id 2273430

3. Rogue Legacy

Rogue Legacy is a genealogical rogue-"LITE" where anyone can be a hero. Each time you die, your child will succeed you. Every child is unique. One child might be colorblind, another might be a dward with have vertigo. But that's OK, because no one is perfect, and you don't have to be to succeed.

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Rogue Legacy has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 18,267 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,943 positive reviews and 1,324 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. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/27/2013
Franchise Cellar Door Games
Developer Cellar Door Games
Publisher Cellar Door Games
Steam App Id 241600

4. Patch Quest

In a labyrinth surrounded by vicious monsters, Explorers must rely on their Lasso to survive! Capture and tame ANY monster to leap, glide, surf, tunnel and websling through a treacherous, patchwork maze. This roguelike/metroidvania seems cute, but it’s a deceptively difficult bullet-hell challenge!

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Patch Quest has achieved a Player Score of 90, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,300 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,165 positive reviews and 135 negative reviews — making it "Very 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 3/2/2023
Franchise Curve Games
Developer Lychee Game Labs
Publisher Curve Games
Steam App Id 1347970

5. Rogue Legacy 2

Rogue Legacy 2 is what you'd get if you mashed Rogue Legacy and a sequel together. Every time you die, your children will succeed you, and each child is unique. Your daughter might be a Colourblind Archer, and your son could be a Pacifistic Chef. Either way, one of them is getting conscripted.

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Rogue Legacy 2 has achieved a Player Score of 89, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,762 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,509 positive reviews and 1,253 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $13.74 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 $13.74
Release Date 4/28/2022
Franchise Cellar Door Games
Developer Cellar Door Games
Publisher Cellar Door Games
Steam App Id 1253920

6. Ghost 1.0

A mysterious agent, capable of becoming a digital ghost, sneaks aboard the Nakamura Space Station. This is where the fun begins: the station is well-protected with its heavy defences, never-ending arsenal of weapons, and mysterious artifacts. It will all have to be destroyed.

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Ghost 1.0 has achieved a Player Score of 87, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,012 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,837 positive reviews and 175 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 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 $12.99
Release Date 6/7/2016
Developer @unepic_fran
Publishers
Steam App Id 463270

7. Vagante

Vagante is an action-packed platformer that features permanent death and procedurally generated levels. Play cooperatively with friends both locally and online, or adventure solo in this challenging roguelike-inspired game.

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Vagante has achieved a Player Score of 86, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,542 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,067 positive reviews and 475 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 possible to play Vagante on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 2/21/2018
Developer Nuke Nine
Publisher Nuke Nine
Steam App Id 323220

8. Soulbind: Prologue

Soulbind: Prologue is an action platformer in the Roguelike genre. The hero is a common skeleton and an outsider. But there is one special feature - you can replace your body parts with parts of your opponents' bodies. Learn the backstory and start your journey in the world of Allaar.

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Soulbind: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 85, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 136 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 130 positive reviews and 6 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free 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.

Release Date 4/25/2024
Developer Rubedo Games
Publisher Rubedo Games
Steam App Id 2850630

9. ScourgeBringer

ScourgeBringer is a fast-paced free-moving roguelite platformer. Help Kyhra to explore the unknown and slash her way through ancient machines guarding the seal of her past, and maybe the redemption of humanity.

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ScourgeBringer has achieved a Player Score of 84, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,633 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,311 positive reviews and 322 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.24 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 $4.24
Release Date 10/21/2020
Franchise Flying Oak Games
Developers
Publisher Dear Villagers
Steam App Id 1037020

10. TOKOYO: The Tower of Perpetuity

You find yourself trapped in a mysterious tower – one that transforms its very structure every 24 hours, where you must surpass countless poor fallen souls and make your way to the heretofore unseen top!

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TOKOYO: The Tower of Perpetuity has achieved a Player Score of 84, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Roguevania games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 466 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 422 positive reviews and 44 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play TOKOYO: The Tower of Perpetuity on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 6/1/2022
Franchise PLAYISM
Developer //commentout
Publisher PLAYISM
Steam App Id 1393420

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