Total Nerd The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time  

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List Rules Vote up the best video games in the top-down shooter genre.

This is a list of the best top-down shooter games of all time for any console or system, including cover art pictures when available. These highly rated top-down shooter games are ordered by popularity, so only the greatest top-down shooter games are at the top of the list. Spanning the entire history of the genre, these top-down shooter games are considered the best in the genre. This list includes all challenging top-down shooter games that have ever hit the shelves, so it doesn't necessarily have all the more obscure or new top-down shooter games.

This list below has a variety of games in it, from Loaded to Red Faction.

This list answers the questions, "What are the best top-down shooter games?" and "What is the greatest top-down shooter game of all time?"
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1
19 9
Assault Heroes is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

2
14 7
Rocketmen: Axis of Evil is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

3
16 9
Crimsonland is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

4
9 5
Loaded is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
Loaded 1996

5
6 2
BaboViolent 2 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
BaboViolent 2 2000

6
8 5
Zap! is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
Zap! 2005

7
4 1
Sas 4: ZOMBIE ASSAULT is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
Kevin de Jong added Sas 4: ZOMBIE ASSAULT

8
10 8
Brothers in Arms: Art of War is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

9
6 4
Licence to Kill is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

10
3 1
Ikari Warriors is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
long added Ikari Warriors 1986

11
5 4
Red Faction is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

12
3 2
Transcendence is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

13
3 3
Tapan Kaikki: Bloodshed is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time

14
2 2
Smash TV is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
Chris Abraham added Smash TV 1990

15
1 6
DoomRL is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The Best Top-down Shooter Games of All Time
DoomRL 2002