Best Twin Stick Shooter Games on Steam

Steam currently has 1,183 Twin Stick Shooter 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. Twin Stick Shooter game rankings were last updated on 5/27/2024.

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1. Bloody Hell

A short but sweet game about an Angel on a Bloody Bullet-hell mission to kill Satan! Dash, Double Dash, Grapple & Blast your way through Hell to fulfill your Holy Mission. Will you be able to kill Satan? Or will you fail to master your abilities and DIE in this BLOODY HELL?

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Bloody Hell holds the #1 spot for "best Twin Stick Shooter game on Steam" with a Player Score of 94. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,502 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,416 positive reviews and 86 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 Bloody Hell on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 1/27/2023
Developer Pun Intended
Publisher Pun Intended
Steam App Id 2056220

2. Enter the Gungeon

Enter the Gungeon is a bullet hell dungeon crawler following a band of misfits seeking to shoot, loot, dodge roll and table-flip their way to personal absolution by reaching the legendary Gungeon’s ultimate treasure: the gun that can kill the past.

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Enter the Gungeon has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 79,288 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 75,931 positive reviews and 3,357 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 Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 4/5/2016
Developer Dodge Roll
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 311690

3. Nuclear Throne

Nuclear Throne is a post-apocalyptic roguelike-like top-down shooter. Not 'the final hope of humanity' post-apocalyptic, but 'humanity is extinct and mutants and monsters now roam the world' post-apocalyptic. Fight your way through the wastelands with powerful weaponry, collecting radiation to mutate some new limbs and abilities.

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Nuclear Throne has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 17,289 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 16,632 positive reviews and 657 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $11.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Nuclear Throne on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $11.99
Release Date 12/5/2015
Developer Vlambeer
Publisher Vlambeer
Steam App Id 242680

4. Bastion

Discover the secrets of the Calamity, a surreal catastrophe that shattered the world to pieces.

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Bastion has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 36,696 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 35,026 positive reviews and 1,670 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Bastion on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 8/16/2011
Franchise Supergiant Games
Developer Supergiant Games
Publisher Supergiant Games
Steam App Id 107100

5. Voidigo

A vividly animated action roguelite focused on boss hunting. Unleash an array of diverse weapons and powerups to combat the corruption of the Void.

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Voidigo has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,673 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,569 positive reviews and 104 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $18.99 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 $18.99
Release Date 6/8/2023
Developer semiwork
Publisher semiwork
Steam App Id 1304680

6. Disfigure

Disfigure is a top-down shooter rogue-like in which you fight countless grotesque creatures shrouded in darkness. Choose from a variety of weapons and over a hundred upgrades to create unique builds each run and survive.

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Disfigure has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 3,175 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 3,087 positive reviews and 88 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 Disfigure on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 7/26/2023
Developer Cold Brew Entertainment
Publisher Cold Brew Entertainment
Steam App Id 2083160

7. ROUNDS

Rounds is a 1v1 rogue-lite shooter where each round gets more intense. The losing player of each round unlocks clever upgrades to create a better build to counter their opponent.

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ROUNDS has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 28,170 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,789 positive reviews and 1,381 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $2.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play ROUNDS on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $2.99
Release Date 4/1/2021
Franchise Landfall Games
Developer Landfall
Publisher Landfall
Steam App Id 1557740

8. Minishoot' Adventures

Fly into a charming handcrafted world and go on an adventure that mixes up open exploration with crispy twin-stick shooter action. Fight your way from the shiny overworld to the deepest caves, improve your ship and overcome the dungeons' bosses to rescue your friends!

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Minishoot' Adventures has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,200 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,150 positive reviews and 50 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 Minishoot' Adventures on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 4/2/2024
Franchise IndieArk
Developer SoulGame Studio
Publishers
Steam App Id 1634860

9. I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1

A top down twin stick zombie slaying shooter that you are sure to play again and again!

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I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,499 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,470 positive reviews and 29 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Release Date 11/11/2021
Developers
Publisher Ska Studios
Steam App Id 1800730

10. Star of Providence

Star of Providence is a top down action shooter with procedurally generated elements. Explore a large, abandoned facility in search of incredible power, fighting dangerous foes and gaining new weapons and upgrades as you progress.

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Star of Providence has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Twin Stick Shooter games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,860 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,817 positive reviews and 43 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 Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Star of Providence on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 6/7/2017
Developer Team D-13
Publisher Team D-13
Steam App Id 603960

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Nuclear Throne on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Bastion on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 16). Voidigo on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Disfigure on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). ROUNDS on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Minishoot' Adventures on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). I MAED A GAM3 W1TH Z0MB1ES 1N IT!!!1 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 25). Star of Providence on Steam. Steam Store.

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