Best Swordplay Games on Steam

Steam currently has 840 Swordplay 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. Swordplay game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. Blade and Sorcery

Blade & Sorcery is a built-for-VR medieval fantasy sandbox with full physics driven melee, ranged and magic combat. Become a powerful warrior, ranger or sorcerer and devastate your enemies.

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Blade and Sorcery holds the #1 spot for "best Swordplay game on Steam" with a Player Score of 95. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 47,464 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 45,914 positive reviews and 1,550 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. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Blade and Sorcery on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 12/11/2018
Developer WarpFrog
Publisher WarpFrog
Steam App Id 629730

2. Clone Drone in the Danger Zone

Clone Drone in the Danger Zone is a robot voxel slice-em-up where any part of your body can be sliced off. With your mind downloaded into a robot gladiator, you must survive the sinister trials of the arena.

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Clone Drone in the Danger Zone has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 27,841 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,961 positive reviews and 880 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $8.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Clone Drone in the Danger Zone on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $8.99
Release Date 7/27/2021
Developer Doborog Games
Publisher Doborog Games
Steam App Id 597170

3. Arrow a Row

Arrow a row is a game in which you shoot arrows (of course) in a row! or maybe two rows! (maybe three?) Choose your power-ups and defeat the Boss.

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Arrow a Row has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,195 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,788 positive reviews and 407 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 8/20/2023
Developer Lonerangerix
Publisher Lonerangerix
Steam App Id 2495980

4. METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE

Developed by Kojima Productions and PlatinumGames, METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE takes the renowned METAL GEAR franchise into exciting new territory with an all-new action experience. The game seamlessly melds pure action and epic story-telling that surrounds Raiden – a child soldier transformed into a half-human, half-cyborg ninja who...

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METAL GEAR RISING: REVENGEANCE has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 75,437 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 72,428 positive reviews and 3,009 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 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 $29.99
Release Date 1/9/2014
Developer PlatinumGames
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Steam App Id 235460

5. 巫兎 - KANNAGI USAGI -

Sword fight action dedicated to boss battles. Win the battle by dominating sword to sword clashes.

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巫兎 - KANNAGI USAGI - has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 5,025 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,918 positive reviews and 107 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 not possible to play or run 巫兎 - KANNAGI USAGI - on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 11/2/2023
Developer Tonoji
Publisher Tonoji
Steam App Id 2551500

6. Beat Saber

Beat Saber is a VR rhythm game where you slash the beats of adrenaline-pumping music as they fly towards you, surrounded by a futuristic world.

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Beat Saber has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 72,306 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 69,167 positive reviews and 3,139 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $29.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Beat Saber on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $29.99
Release Date 5/21/2019
Developer Beat Games
Publisher Beat Games
Steam App Id 620980

7. Star Fetchers

The introduction to a wild ride with gangsters and deep state conspiracy theories

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Star Fetchers has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,679 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,494 positive reviews and 185 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 Star Fetchers on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/17/2020
Developer Svavelstickan
Publisher Svavelstickan
Steam App Id 1178030

8. 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 #8 spot for the best Swordplay 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

9. STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™

Forge your weapon and follow the path of the Jedi Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy is the latest installment of the highly acclaimed Jedi Knight series. Take on the role of a new student eager to learn the ways of the Force from Jedi Master Luke Skywalker.

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STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™ has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,740 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,237 positive reviews and 503 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 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 STAR WARS™ Jedi Knight - Jedi Academy™ on the Steam Deck.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 9/16/2009
Developer Raven Software
Publishers
Steam App Id 6020

10. Mortal Sin

Mortal Sin is an intense action-horror roguelike where you must hack and slash your way through an endless nightmare. Death is only the beginning for you, struggler.

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Mortal Sin has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Swordplay games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,980 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,920 positive reviews and 60 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 3/15/2023
Developer Nikola Todorovic
Publisher Nikola Todorovic
Steam App Id 1494810

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