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Total Nerd The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam  

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Looking for good PC retro games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam retro games that you'll definitely find worth your time. The Steam Store can be frustrating to browse, as they often are too gratuitous with their tagging system. To ensure that you find exactly what you're looking for, browse this list of the best retro PC games on Steam.

In the top-down shooter retro game Hotline Miami, players engage in rapid gunplay and close combat. Meanwhile, the retro game CrossCode, a 2D ARPG, transports players to the distant future. The retro game from Radical Fish Games features a compelling sci-fi story, throwback 16-bit SNES-style graphics, and strong physics.

Vote up the retro games on Steam that you would recommend to other gamers, and downvote anything you played but didn't enjoy.

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Ty the Tasmanian Tiger is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam

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To the Moon is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam

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Orbt XL is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Orbt XL

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Hotline Miami is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam

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Freedom Planet is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Freedom Planet

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Bit Blaster XL is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Bit Blaster XL

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Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Shovel Knight: Treasure Trove

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Duck Game is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Duck Game

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Cave Story+ is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Cave Story+

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Super Amazing Wagon Adventure is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Super Amazing Wagon Adventure

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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Cuphead

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Papers, Please is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Papers, Please

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Broforce is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Broforce

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Jamestown is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Jamestown

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Quake is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Quake

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Turok is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
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Downwell is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Downwell

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VVVVVV is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
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Princess Remedy In A World Of ... is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Princess Remedy In A World Of Hurt

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Brigador: Up-Armored Edition is listed (or ranked) 20 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Brigador: Up-Armored Edition

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Cogmind is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Cogmind

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Diamo XL is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Diamo XL

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Axiom Verge is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Axiom Verge

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Super House of Dead Ninjas is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Super House of Dead Ninjas

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Ikaruga is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
2001

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Pac-Man Championship Edition D... is listed (or ranked) 26 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam

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Null Vector is listed (or ranked) 27 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Null Vector

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Devil Daggers is listed (or ranked) 28 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
Devil Daggers

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CrossCode is listed (or ranked) 29 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam
CrossCode

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Total Annihilation is listed (or ranked) 30 on the list The 20+ Best PC Retro Games on Steam