Best Xbox Shoot 'em up Games

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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 and/or twin-stick mechanics.
Game Score Ratio Gamers Comp % Comp Time Rating
The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth The Binding of Isaac: Rebirth 4,206 (1,520) 2.77 22,629 0.2 150-200 hours
4.6
Cuphead Cuphead 2,782 (1,000) 2.78 140,013 2.6 20-25 hours
4.5
Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 4,487 (1,250) 3.59 3,011 0.5
4.4
Deathsmiles (JP) Deathsmiles (JP) 4,773 (1,500) 3.18 1,761 0.2
4.4
Akai Katana (JP) Akai Katana (JP) 2,008 (1,000) 2.01 766 1.4
4.4
Furi Furi 3,444 (1,000) 3.44 4,327 2.0 20-25 hours
4.3
DoDonPachi Saidaioujou DoDonPachi Saidaioujou 1,706 (1,000) 1.71 1,207 13.2
4.3
Sky Force Reloaded Sky Force Reloaded 3,015 (1,000) 3.01 10,529 1.9 40-50 hours
4.3
Espgaluda II: Black Label Espgaluda II: Black Label 3,716 (1,000) 3.72 2,077 0.9
4.2
DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) 4,429 (1,250) 3.54 939 0.5
4.2
Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA 1,381 (1,000) 1.38 1,093 19.0
4.2
Bullet Soul (JP) Bullet Soul (JP) 2,258 (1,500) 1.51 1,175 14.0
4.2
DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) 8,291 (1,250) 6.63 3,300 0.2
4.2
DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) 524 (200) 2.62 1,270 1.1
4.2
Ginga Force Ginga Force 1,542 (1,000) 1.54 654 16.4
4.2
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² 354 (200) 1.77 49,117 4.6 8-10 hours
4.1
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) 2,332 (1,000) 2.33 2,244 3.9 25-30 hours
4.1
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions Geometry Wars³: Dimensions 3,414 (1,000) 3.41 24,362 1.2 40-50 hours
4.1
Deathsmiles II X Deathsmiles II X 1,499 (1,000) 1.50 2,303 18.1
4.0
Radiant Silvergun Radiant Silvergun 919 (200) 4.60 7,678 1.5
4.0
Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets 3,424 (1,000) 3.42 1,398 1.5
4.0
Deathsmiles (EU) Deathsmiles (EU) 4,771 (1,000) 4.77 5,080 0.2
4.0
Sky Force Anniversary Sky Force Anniversary 1,955 (1,000) 1.96 20,080 6.2 20-25 hours
4.0
Rez HD Rez HD 460 (200) 2.30 19,958 5.5 15-20 hours
4.0
Enter the Gungeon Enter the Gungeon 6,280 (1,250) 5.02 76,317 1.0 80-100 hours
4.0
Vostok Inc Vostok Inc 1,368 (1,000) 1.37 1,226 14.8 15-20 hours
4.0
Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) 1,394 (1,000) 1.39 610 24.4 10-12 hours
4.0
Eschatos Eschatos 2,572 (1,000) 2.57 900 2.7
4.0
X-Morph: Defense X-Morph: Defense 3,993 (1,500) 2.66 2,038 3.2 30-35 hours
4.0
Deathsmiles Deathsmiles 5,992 (1,000) 5.99 6,190 0.0
3.9
Akai Katana Akai Katana 4,405 (1,000) 4.41 4,916 0.2
3.9
DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra 1,242 (1,000) 1.24 1,266 40.9 50-60 hours
3.9
Shooting Love 200X Shooting Love 200X 2,034 (1,000) 2.03 989 7.8
3.9
Caladrius Caladrius 2,082 (1,000) 2.08 907 6.6 20-25 hours
3.9
Raiden Fighters Aces Raiden Fighters Aces 2,469 (1,000) 2.47 4,409 0.5
3.9
Raiden V Raiden V 3,063 (1,000) 3.06 4,308 2.2 20-25 hours
3.9
Trouble Witches Neo Trouble Witches Neo 350 (200) 1.75 3,566 9.6 10-12 hours
3.9
Renegade Ops Renegade Ops 591 (250) 2.36 8,030 3.7 15-20 hours
3.8
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! 1,708 (1,080) 1.58 896 13.7
3.8
Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) 398 (200) 1.99 3,510 17.0 8-10 hours
3.8
Tesla vs Lovecraft Tesla vs Lovecraft 1,356 (1,000) 1.36 3,126 21.3 10-12 hours
3.8
Neon Chrome Neon Chrome 2,402 (1,000) 2.40 4,759 7.2 15-20 hours
3.8
Ikaruga Ikaruga 1,051 (200) 5.26 23,009 1.0 15-20 hours
3.8
Halo: Spartan Strike (Windows) Halo: Spartan Strike (Windows) 443 (200) 2.21 9,413 12.8 10-12 hours
3.7
Ghost Blade HD Ghost Blade HD 1,723 (1,000) 1.72 966 8.2 4-5 hours
3.7
Guwange Guwange 408 (200) 2.04 3,123 7.8 3-4 hours
3.7
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax 4,000 (1,165) 3.43 3,338 2.0 20-25 hours
3.7
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury 517 (200) 2.59 3,370 2.3 25-30 hours
3.7
Halo: Spartan Assault (Windows) Halo: Spartan Assault (Windows) 585 (250) 2.34 18,319 8.2 8-10 hours
3.7
Gryphon Knight Epic Gryphon Knight Epic 2,152 (1,000) 2.15 1,382 7.2 12-15 hours
3.7
Sine Mora Sine Mora 1,618 (200) 8.09 9,373 0.8 30-35 hours
3.7
Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) 644 (200) 3.22 3,263 5.3 8-10 hours
3.7
Strania: The Stella Machina Strania: The Stella Machina 693 (250) 2.77 847 1.7
3.7
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 654 (200) 3.27 65,073 3.1 15-20 hours
3.7
The Ascent The Ascent 2,832 (1,000) 2.83 112,966 2.3 20-25 hours
3.7
Raiden IV Raiden IV 6,020 (1,000) 6.02 4,274 0.3
3.6
Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) 351 (200) 1.76 3,347 5.0 6-8 hours
3.6
Ruiner Ruiner 8,768 (1,500) 5.85 30,218 0.3 15-20 hours
3.6
Rocket Riot (WP) Rocket Riot (WP) 251 (200) 1.26 2,609 43.5 3-4 hours
3.6
Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) 873 (400) 2.18 15,632 9.9 20-25 hours
3.6
Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) 602 (250) 2.41 11,463 8.3 15-20 hours
3.6
Shikhondo: Soul Eater Shikhondo: Soul Eater 3,458 (1,000) 3.46 2,242 3.1 2-3 hours
3.6
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team 305 (200) 1.52 18,119 22.0 6-8 hours
3.6
Crimsonland Crimsonland 2,428 (1,000) 2.43 2,749 5.3 20-25 hours
3.6
Sine Mora EX Sine Mora EX 7,834 (1,000) 7.83 4,175 0.8 20-25 hours
3.6
Habroxia 2 Habroxia 2 5,915 (2,000) 2.96 1,009 3.1 4-5 hours
3.6
Shikigami no Shiro 3 Shikigami no Shiro 3 1,177 (1,000) 1.18 559 41.1 20-25 hours
3.6
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris 3,123 (1,000) 3.12 72,971 2.2 15-20 hours
3.5
Rocket Riot 3D (Windows) Rocket Riot 3D (Windows) 745 (500) 1.49 852 15.5 4-5 hours
3.5
Space Invaders Infinity Gene Space Invaders Infinity Gene 468 (200) 2.34 4,320 5.5 8-10 hours
3.5
Gatling Gears Gatling Gears 409 (200) 2.05 6,914 7.0 10-12 hours
3.5
Galaga Legions DX Galaga Legions DX 375 (200) 1.87 11,174 12.3 4-5 hours
3.5
Mr. Shifty Mr. Shifty 3,542 (1,000) 3.54 2,240 1.1 12-15 hours
3.5
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) 516 (200) 2.58 8,277 9.5 10-12 hours
3.5
After Burner Climax After Burner Climax 230 (200) 1.15 16,581 54.8 2-3 hours
3.5
Ion Assault Ion Assault 341 (200) 1.70 578 14.4
3.5
Triggerheart Exelica Triggerheart Exelica 810 (200) 4.05 5,833 1.0
3.5
Tiny Troopers (WP) Tiny Troopers (WP) 508 (200) 2.54 16,492 10.0 6-8 hours
3.5
Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron Aces of the Luftwaffe - Squadron 3,154 (1,205) 2.62 2,019 1.0 15-20 hours
3.4
Iron Crypticle Iron Crypticle 1,831 (1,000) 1.83 1,516 10.4 6-8 hours
3.4
Under Defeat HD (JP) Under Defeat HD (JP) 1,277 (1,000) 1.28 719 52.2 15-20 hours
3.4
Pang Adventures Pang Adventures 4,431 (1,000) 4.43 3,732 0.9
3.4
Otomedius Excellent Otomedius Excellent 2,998 (1,000) 3.00 3,119 1.9
3.4
Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders Extreme 588 (200) 2.94 6,956 2.6
3.4
Riddled Corpses EX Riddled Corpses EX 1,714 (1,000) 1.71 2,899 16.6 6-8 hours
3.4
Zombie Apocalypse Zombie Apocalypse 266 (200) 1.33 32,689 30.8 8-10 hours
3.4
Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault 404 (200) 2.02 2,038 8.6 12-15 hours
3.4
Livelock Livelock 2,720 (1,000) 2.72 50,084 4.3 15-20 hours
3.4
VASARA Collection VASARA Collection 2,918 (1,000) 2.92 2,181 5.0 12-15 hours
3.4
R-Type Dimensions R-Type Dimensions 537 (200) 2.68 10,514 3.0 15-20 hours
3.4
AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition 2,216 (1,000) 2.22 2,130 6.5 12-15 hours
3.3
OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) 244 (200) 1.22 2,344 38.3 3-4 hours
3.3
BulletAsylum (WP) BulletAsylum (WP) 253 (200) 1.26 4,972 33.1 4-5 hours
3.3
Fusion: Genesis Fusion: Genesis 426 (200) 2.13 3,844 7.1 15-20 hours
3.3
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops Tiny Troopers Joint Ops 1,490 (1,000) 1.49 5,288 29.7 12-15 hours
3.3
Under Defeat HD Under Defeat HD 1,588 (1,000) 1.59 2,346 31.0 15-20 hours
3.3
Voltron: Defender of the Universe Voltron: Defender of the Universe 293 (200) 1.47 2,618 24.6 6-8 hours
3.3
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Windows) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Windows) 452 (200) 2.26 4,045 13.0 8-10 hours
3.3
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime 3,652 (1,000) 3.65 83,426 2.6 8-10 hours
3.3
The Bug Butcher The Bug Butcher 2,024 (1,000) 2.02 8,402 14.8 6-8 hours
3.3