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Total Nerd The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam  

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Looking for good PC shoot 'em up games on Steam? Look no further, as we're ranking the best Steam shoot 'em up 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 shoot 'em up PC games on Steam.

The shoot 'em up game Bit Blaster XL was created in a throwback, retro style that arcade fans will immediately recognize. To unlock achievements, players have to score high enough (by shooting things up). Cuphead is another shoot 'em up game, this one done in a classic run-and-gun action style and was influenced by the first standardized amination style in America, the rubber hose style popularized in the 1930s.

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

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Mushihimesama is listed (or ranked) 1 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Mushihimesama

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Ikaruga is listed (or ranked) 2 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Ikaruga

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Hidden Star In Four Seasons is listed (or ranked) 3 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Hidden Star In Four Seasons

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Cuphead is listed (or ranked) 4 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Cuphead

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Chicken Invaders 4 is listed (or ranked) 5 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Chicken Invaders 4

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Crimzon Clover World Ignition is listed (or ranked) 6 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Crimzon Clover World Ignition

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Assault Android Cactus is listed (or ranked) 7 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Assault Android Cactus

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Chicken Invaders 5 is listed (or ranked) 8 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Chicken Invaders 5

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Deathsmiles is listed (or ranked) 9 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam

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DonDonPachi Resurrection is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
DonDonPachi Resurrection

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Bit Blaster XL is listed (or ranked) 11 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Bit Blaster XL

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Deep Space Waifu: Flat Justice... is listed (or ranked) 12 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Deep Space Waifu: Flat Justice Version

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Princess Remedy In a World Of ... is listed (or ranked) 13 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Princess Remedy In a World Of Hurt

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Deep Space Waifu is listed (or ranked) 14 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Deep Space Waifu

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Jamestown is listed (or ranked) 15 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Jamestown

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Trouble Witches Origin - Episo... is listed (or ranked) 16 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Trouble Witches Origin - Episode1 Daughters Of Amalgam

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Bot Vice is listed (or ranked) 17 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Bot Vice

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Bleed 2 is listed (or ranked) 18 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Bleed 2

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Rush Rover is listed (or ranked) 19 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Rush Rover

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

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Beat Hazard is listed (or ranked) 21 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Beat Hazard

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Downwell is listed (or ranked) 22 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Downwell

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Barrage Musical ~A Fantasy of ... is listed (or ranked) 23 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Barrage Musical ~A Fantasy of Tempest~

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Bullet Heaven 2 is listed (or ranked) 24 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Bullet Heaven 2

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Monolith is listed (or ranked) 25 on the list The 20+ Best PC Shoot Em Up Games on Steam
Monolith