Best Xbox Shoot 'em up Games

Players Games TrueAchievement Gamerscore Achievements
1,265,475 292 445,273 177,015 6,075
Gamers Games TrueAchievement Gamerscore Achievements
Best Xbox Shoot 'em up Games
This is a full list of the best Shoot 'em up games available on Xbox. We define Shoot 'em up games using the genre definition: Shoot ‘em ups put the player in control of an avatar to be guided through an environment, while battling large numbers of weak enemies and dodging their fire. These games focus on reaction time and tend to feature scrolling levels.
Game Score TA Ratio Gamers Comp % Comp Time Rating
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth 2,486 (1,155) 2.153 10,534 3.20 200+ hours
Cuphead Cuphead 2,940 (1,000) 2.940 56,512 2.28 20-25 hours
Sky Force Reloaded Sky Force Reloaded 2,664 (1,000) 2.664 1,604 2.24
Enter the Gungeon Enter the Gungeon 3,829 (1,000) 3.829 4,797 1.08
Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 4,305 (1,250) 3.444 2,585 0.58
Deathsmiles (JP) Deathsmiles (JP) 4,631 (1,500) 3.088 1,565 0.19
Akai Katana (JP) Akai Katana (JP) 1,962 (1,000) 1.962 674 1.34
Ruiner Ruiner 7,069 (1,500) 4.713 1,738 0.52 15-20 hours
DoDonPachi Saidaioujou DoDonPachi Saidaioujou 1,637 (1,000) 1.637 1,020 14.90
Bullet Soul (JP) Bullet Soul (JP) 2,181 (1,500) 1.454 1,013 15.70
Espgaluda II: Black Label Espgaluda II: Black Label 3,636 (1,000) 3.636 1,804 0.89
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) 2,206 (1,000) 2.206 1,526 4.78 25-30 hours
DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) 513 (200) 2.566 1,131 0.97
DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) 4,266 (1,250) 3.413 830 0.60
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions Geometry Wars³: Dimensions 3,300 (1,000) 3.299 17,141 1.15 40-50 hours
Radiant Silvergun Radiant Silvergun 671 (200) 3.354 3,312 2.99
DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) 8,139 (1,250) 6.511 2,720 0.18
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² 345 (200) 1.724 39,169 5.10 8-10 hours
Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi Extra Ketsui: Kizuna Jigoku Tachi Extra 1,345 (1,000) 1.345 960 21.46
Sky Force Anniversary Sky Force Anniversary 1,919 (1,000) 1.919 10,353 5.96 15-20 hours
Deathsmiles II X Deathsmiles II X 1,448 (1,000) 1.448 2,036 19.89
Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets 3,270 (1,000) 3.270 1,189 1.68
Tesla vs Lovecraft Tesla vs Lovecraft 1,396 (1,000) 1.396 995 16.18 10-12 hours
Eschatos Eschatos 2,527 (1,000) 2.527 777 2.57
Deathsmiles (EU) Deathsmiles (EU) 4,471 (1,000) 4.470 4,244 0.19
Rez HD Rez HD 444 (200) 2.220 16,399 6.19 15-20 hours
Deathsmiles Deathsmiles 6,170 (1,000) 6.170 5,211 0.04
Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) 404 (200) 2.018 4,248 15.75 10-12 hours
Akai Katana Akai Katana 4,227 (1,000) 4.227 3,957 0.28
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! 1,656 (1,080) 1.533 798 15.29
Caladrius Caladrius 2,015 (1,000) 2.015 748 6.95
Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) 403 (200) 2.016 2,518 15.45 8-10 hours
Trouble Witches Neo Trouble Witches Neo 344 (200) 1.720 3,199 10.00
Raiden Fighters Aces Raiden Fighters Aces 2,323 (1,000) 2.323 3,697 0.76
Sine Mora Sine Mora 1,140 (200) 5.699 3,695 1.68 20-25 hours
Renegade Ops Renegade Ops 574 (250) 2.295 6,640 3.99 15-20 hours
Raiden V Raiden V 2,925 (1,000) 2.925 2,987 2.54 25-30 hours
DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra 1,211 (1,000) 1.211 1,140 45.26
Gryphon Knight Epic Gryphon Knight Epic 2,139 (1,000) 2.139 1,067 7.59 15-20 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) 553 (250) 2.213 11,501 9.29 8-10 hours
Ikaruga Ikaruga 952 (200) 4.760 17,150 1.31
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax 4,318 (1,165) 3.706 1,691 1.06
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury 515 (200) 2.574 2,968 2.29 25-30 hours
Guwange Guwange 398 (200) 1.989 2,623 8.50 6-8 hours
Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) 649 (200) 3.246 1,946 5.14 8-10 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) 832 (400) 2.079 10,621 10.87 20-25 hours
Livelock Livelock 1,807 (1,000) 1.807 3,134 11.07 15-20 hours
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 638 (200) 3.188 51,496 3.36 12-15 hours
Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) 344 (200) 1.720 2,881 5.38 6-8 hours
Raiden IV Raiden IV 5,474 (1,000) 5.474 3,489 0.34
Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) 573 (250) 2.293 8,535 9.19 15-20 hours
Rocket Riot (WP) Rocket Riot (WP) 245 (200) 1.227 2,299 47.59 3-4 hours
Crimsonland Crimsonland 2,545 (1,000) 2.545 1,852 4.54 20-25 hours
Space Invaders Infinity Gene Space Invaders Infinity Gene 384 (200) 1.918 2,347 8.82
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris 2,978 (1,000) 2.978 44,198 2.27 15-20 hours
Strania: The Stella Machina Strania: The Stella Machina 672 (250) 2.687 717 1.53
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team 297 (200) 1.486 14,736 24.37 6-8 hours
Galaga Legions DX Galaga Legions DX 344 (200) 1.720 7,653 15.48 4-5 hours
Pang Adventures Pang Adventures 4,671 (1,000) 4.671 1,698 0.65
Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) 725 (500) 1.451 764 17.41 4-5 hours
Gatling Gears Gatling Gears 398 (200) 1.988 5,850 7.68 10-12 hours
Tiny Troopers (WP) Tiny Troopers (WP) 468 (200) 2.340 12,247 12.22 6-8 hours
Under Defeat HD (JP) Under Defeat HD (JP) 1,244 (1,000) 1.244 658 55.62 15-20 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) 469 (200) 2.344 5,852 11.98 10-12 hours
AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition 2,272 (1,000) 2.272 1,071 5.79 5-6 hours
Triggerheart Exelica Triggerheart Exelica 777 (200) 3.884 4,972 1.07
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops Tiny Troopers Joint Ops 1,434 (1,000) 1.434 3,143 32.64 12-15 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) 414 (200) 2.069 2,609 16.14 8-10 hours
Otomedius Excellent Otomedius Excellent 2,886 (1,000) 2.886 2,502 2.00
Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault 396 (200) 1.979 1,721 9.01 12-15 hours
Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders Extreme 561 (200) 2.806 5,902 2.98
Zombie Apocalypse Zombie Apocalypse 260 (200) 1.300 27,128 34.05 8-10 hours
Teslapunk Teslapunk 3,427 (1,000) 3.427 1,355 2.14 12-15 hours
Fusion: Genesis Fusion: Genesis 419 (200) 2.093 3,078 7.83 15-20 hours
Rocket Riot (Win 10) Rocket Riot (Win 10) 1,144 (1,000) 1.144 950 58.32 4-5 hours
OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) 242 (200) 1.208 2,066 39.88 3-4 hours
The Bug Butcher The Bug Butcher 2,021 (1,000) 2.021 4,633 14.50 6-8 hours
Steredenn Steredenn 5,587 (1,000) 5.587 5,781 0.52 20-25 hours
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime 3,582 (1,000) 3.582 47,151 2.95 8-10 hours
BulletAsylum (WP) BulletAsylum (WP) 248 (200) 1.238 4,377 36.10 4-5 hours
R-Type Dimensions R-Type Dimensions 501 (200) 2.506 8,386 3.59
Rocket Riot Rocket Riot 312 (200) 1.561 4,803 18.97 10-12 hours
Voltron: Defender of the Universe Voltron: Defender of the Universe 283 (200) 1.417 2,314 27.79 6-8 hours
Under Defeat HD Under Defeat HD 1,522 (1,000) 1.522 1,956 34.15 15-20 hours
MicroBot MicroBot 361 (200) 1.804 2,672 18.86 10-12 hours
Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) 432 (200) 2.158 6,599 2.59
Shoot 1UP (WP) Shoot 1UP (WP) 314 (200) 1.569 1,890 22.33 4-5 hours
Otomedius Gorgeous Otomedius Gorgeous 1,130 (1,000) 1.130 1,800 57.00 12-15 hours
Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent 336 (200) 1.681 1,030 13.30 10-12 hours
Tachyon Project Tachyon Project 1,176 (1,000) 1.176 3,223 53.89 6-8 hours
Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone 599 (250) 2.396 6,087 5.85 10-12 hours
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon 295 (200) 1.477 2,796 27.65 6-8 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault Halo: Spartan Assault 3,176 (1,000) 3.176 96,463 3.14 20-25 hours
ACA NEOGEO AERO FIGHTERS 2 ACA NEOGEO AERO FIGHTERS 2 1,132 (1,000) 1.132 817 53.24 1-2 hours
Galaga Galaga 236 (200) 1.179 28,586 49.15 1-2 hours
Ultratron Ultratron 2,038 (1,000) 2.038 5,610 6.60 6-8 hours
Omega Five Omega Five 427 (200) 2.132 4,579 9.94 3-4 hours
Zeit² Zeit² 318 (200) 1.590 2,017 30.29 4-5 hours
All Zombies Must Die! All Zombies Must Die! 393 (200) 1.966 5,095 15.47 8-10 hours
Heavy Weapon Heavy Weapon 505 (200) 2.526 44,966 4.11 8-10 hours