If you're looking for PC arcade games on Steam, look no further. For this list we're ranking the best arcade games for PC, including traditional arcade games, as well as Steam games with arcade influences.
Any list of arcade games on Steam wouldn't be complete without all those popular 2D fighters like Mortal Kombat X and Tekken 7. See how well you can keep to the beat in rhythm arcade Steam games like Geometry Dash and Thumper, or dodge a never-ending stream of bullets, missiles, and whatever else they can shoot at you in bullet-hell arcade games like Deep Space Waifu and Ikaruga. Super House of Dead Ninjas and Metal Slug are also fan-favorites when it comes to platformer arcade games on Steam.
There are PC arcade games that have evolved from classic arcade games as well, like Pac-Man Championship Edition DX+. No matter what you're looking for, this ranked list of Steam arcade games will have something for you.
- 1Arrowhead Game Studios
Gauntlet: Slayer Edition is a top-down hack and slash dungeon crawl video game developed for the PlayStation 4 and part of the Gauntlet series. The player takes the role of one of four heroes, Thor the Warrior, Thyra the Valkyrie, Merlin the Wizard, or Questor the Elf, (one player per race) allowing up to four-player multiplayer co-op gameplay. The dungeons to be explored are part defined maps and part procedurally generated.
- 2Nazca Corporation, SNK PlaymoreMetal Slug is a run and gun video game developed by Nazca Corporation and published by SNK. It... more
- 3Namco Bandai GamesTekken 7 is a 2015 fighting game developed and published by Bandai Namco Games. It is the... more
- 4NetherRealm StudiosMortal Kombat X is a fighting game developed by NetherRealm Studios. It is the tenth main... more
- 5RobTop GamesGeometry Dash is a series of five video games developed by Sweden-based developer Robert... more
- 6Mine Loader Software, Namco Bandai GamesPac-Man Championship Edition DX[a] is a 2010 maze video game developed and released by Namco... more
- 7Sumo DigitalSonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed is a mascot-based racing game in which players race... more
- 8Hello There ABKung Fury: Street Rage is the companion video game to the film Kung Fury published by Hello... more
- 9Final Form GamesJamestown: Legend of the Lost Colony is a vertically scrolling shoot'em up video game... more
- 10MegadevSuper House of Dead Ninjas is a platform game developed by Megadev and published by Adult Swim... more
- 11Neko Climax Studios
Deep space waifu is a casual strip 'em up action game.
- 12Silver Dollar GamesOne Finger Death Punch is an indie beat 'em up video game where players must survive rounds of... more
- 13Rocket Science GamesCadillacs and Dinosaurs: The Second Cataclysm is a video game made by Rocket Science Games... more
- 14Terry CavanaghSuper Hexagon is an independent action twitch video game developed by Terry Cavanagh and... more
- 15PopCap GamesPeggle is a casual puzzle video game developed by Sukhbir Sidhu and Brian Rothstein of PopCap... more
- 16G.rev, Treasure Co. LtdIkaruga is a 2001 shoot 'em up video game developed and published by Treasure. The game was... more
- 17Pixel Dash Studios, EQgamesRoad Redemption is a vehicular combat racing video game developed by EQ-Games and Pixel Dash... more
- 18CAVEDeathsmiles is a horizontal side scrolling shoot 'em up arcade game by Japanese developer... more
- 19Walter MachadoUBERMOSH is an arcade game about cutting bullets with a sword, in a gun-filled cyberpunk mosh... more
- 20Nickervision StudiosBit Blaster XL is a classic quarter eating arcade game developed by Nickervision Studios.... more
- 21Team ReptileLethal League is an indie fighting video game developed by Dutch developer Team Reptile.... more
- 22Capybara GamesOK K.O.! Let's Play Heroes is an action-adventure beat 'em up video game developed by Capybara... more
- 23VlambeerLuftrausers is a shoot 'em up video game developed by Netherlands-based indie developer studio... more
- 24Dan FornaceRivals of Aether is a fighting game created by Dan Fornace. It was released for Microsoft... more
- 25Squid In A Box Ltd
Waves is a twin stick shooter that can be played by anyone, but with a high enough skill threshold to keep even the most hardened shooter fan entertained. Set in a Neo-Cyberspace arena your system is being overrun by bugs, errors and viruses and the only solution is to kill every rogue process before it kills you.