Best Xbox Shoot 'em up Games

Players Games TrueAchievement Gamerscore Achievements
1,431,173 347 532,461 212,470 6,763
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 2,447 (1,155) 2.119 11,621 3.51 200+ hours
Cuphead Cuphead 2,853 (1,000) 2.853 66,838 2.49 20-25 hours
Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 4,337 (1,250) 3.470 2,627 0.57
Enter the Gungeon Enter the Gungeon 4,699 (1,250) 3.759 7,460 1.33 200+ hours
Deathsmiles (JP) Deathsmiles (JP) 4,630 (1,500) 3.087 1,582 0.19
Akai Katana (JP) Akai Katana (JP) 1,969 (1,000) 1.969 685 1.31
Sky Force Reloaded Sky Force Reloaded 3,002 (1,000) 3.002 5,770 1.79 35-40 hours
DoDonPachi Saidaioujou DoDonPachi Saidaioujou 1,642 (1,000) 1.642 1,041 14.60
Bullet Soul (JP) Bullet Soul (JP) 2,180 (1,500) 1.453 1,031 15.62
Espgaluda II: Black Label Espgaluda II: Black Label 3,615 (1,000) 3.615 1,824 0.88
DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) 4,282 (1,250) 3.425 840 0.60
DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) 515 (200) 2.575 1,142 0.96
Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA 1,348 (1,000) 1.348 975 21.23
DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) 8,073 (1,250) 6.458 2,765 0.18
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) 2,188 (1,000) 2.188 1,611 4.78 25-30 hours
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions Geometry Wars³: Dimensions 3,271 (1,000) 3.271 17,959 1.25 40-50 hours
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² 345 (200) 1.726 39,847 5.06 8-10 hours
Radiant Silvergun Radiant Silvergun 675 (200) 3.377 3,394 2.95
Deathsmiles II X Deathsmiles II X 1,452 (1,000) 1.452 2,057 19.64
Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets 3,266 (1,000) 3.266 1,207 1.74
Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) 1,362 (1,000) 1.362 522 26.44 10-12 hours
Eschatos Eschatos 2,530 (1,000) 2.530 791 2.65
Sky Force Anniversary Sky Force Anniversary 1,886 (1,000) 1.887 14,135 6.91 15-20 hours
Deathsmiles (EU) Deathsmiles (EU) 4,453 (1,000) 4.453 4,290 0.19
Rez HD Rez HD 445 (200) 2.225 16,586 6.15 15-20 hours
Deathsmiles Deathsmiles 5,904 (1,000) 5.904 5,295 0.04
Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) 404 (200) 2.019 4,559 15.81 10-12 hours
Caladrius Caladrius 2,022 (1,000) 2.022 762 6.96
Akai Katana Akai Katana 4,197 (1,000) 4.197 4,045 0.27
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! 1,658 (1,080) 1.535 803 15.19
Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) 401 (200) 2.006 2,621 15.68 8-10 hours
Raiden Fighters Aces Raiden Fighters Aces 2,349 (1,000) 2.349 3,750 0.69
Renegade Ops Renegade Ops 576 (250) 2.303 6,715 4.01 15-20 hours
Trouble Witches Neo Trouble Witches Neo 344 (200) 1.721 3,235 10.05
Raiden V Raiden V 2,879 (1,000) 2.879 3,230 2.69 25-30 hours
Shooting Love 200X Shooting Love 200X 1,960 (1,000) 1.960 874 8.24
Tesla vs Lovecraft Tesla vs Lovecraft 1,340 (1,000) 1.340 1,372 20.99 10-12 hours
DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra 1,215 (1,000) 1.215 1,151 44.83
Sine Mora Sine Mora 1,148 (200) 5.741 3,898 1.64 20-25 hours
Gryphon Knight Epic Gryphon Knight Epic 2,112 (1,000) 2.112 1,135 7.58 10-12 hours
Ikaruga Ikaruga 958 (200) 4.791 17,424 1.29
Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) 553 (250) 2.213 11,898 9.22 8-10 hours
Guwange Guwange 397 (200) 1.985 2,683 8.54 6-8 hours
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury 513 (200) 2.565 2,994 2.37 25-30 hours
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax 3,820 (1,165) 3.279 2,186 1.92
Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) 646 (200) 3.230 2,069 5.07 8-10 hours
Ruiner Ruiner 8,503 (1,500) 5.669 12,801 0.29 15-20 hours
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 638 (200) 3.191 52,404 3.35 12-15 hours
Strania: The Stella Machina Strania: The Stella Machina 670 (250) 2.682 724 1.80
Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) 343 (200) 1.715 2,924 5.51 6-8 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) 833 (400) 2.083 11,045 10.84 20-25 hours
Raiden IV Raiden IV 5,647 (1,000) 5.647 3,555 0.31
Rocket Riot (WP) Rocket Riot (WP) 246 (200) 1.228 2,314 47.54 3-4 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) 574 (250) 2.296 8,741 9.10 15-20 hours
Crimsonland Crimsonland 2,474 (1,000) 2.474 2,002 5.09 20-25 hours
Space Invaders Infinity Gene Space Invaders Infinity Gene 383 (200) 1.916 2,380 8.82
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team 297 (200) 1.487 14,940 24.26 6-8 hours
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris 2,939 (1,000) 2.939 47,901 2.48 15-20 hours
Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) 726 (500) 1.453 772 17.23 4-5 hours
Galaga Legions DX Galaga Legions DX 352 (200) 1.761 8,842 14.52 4-5 hours
Gatling Gears Gatling Gears 398 (200) 1.992 5,926 7.56 10-12 hours
Tiny Troopers (WP) Tiny Troopers (WP) 469 (200) 2.347 12,622 12.11 6-8 hours
Under Defeat HD (JP) Under Defeat HD (JP) 1,245 (1,000) 1.245 666 55.56 15-20 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) 469 (200) 2.343 6,094 11.96 10-12 hours
Livelock Livelock 2,524 (1,000) 2.524 28,490 5.28 15-20 hours
Triggerheart Exelica Triggerheart Exelica 785 (200) 3.927 5,045 1.01
Iron Crypticle Iron Crypticle 1,771 (1,000) 1.771 911 11.31 6-8 hours
Pang Adventures Pang Adventures 4,637 (1,000) 4.637 2,099 0.67
Otomedius Excellent Otomedius Excellent 2,886 (1,000) 2.886 2,554 2.00
Let Them Come Let Them Come 2,071 (1,000) 2.071 1,360 0.22
Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault 396 (200) 1.979 1,740 9.02 12-15 hours
Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders Extreme 561 (200) 2.805 5,987 2.99
Zombie Apocalypse Zombie Apocalypse 260 (200) 1.301 27,454 33.85 8-10 hours
AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition 2,166 (1,000) 2.166 1,336 6.36 12-15 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) 415 (200) 2.077 2,850 15.96 8-10 hours
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops Tiny Troopers Joint Ops 1,436 (1,000) 1.436 3,764 32.78 12-15 hours
Fusion: Genesis Fusion: Genesis 418 (200) 2.088 3,129 7.86 15-20 hours
OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) 241 (200) 1.207 2,098 40.04 3-4 hours
BulletAsylum (WP) BulletAsylum (WP) 248 (200) 1.238 4,426 36.04 4-5 hours
ACA NEOGEO TWINKLE STAR SPRITES ACA NEOGEO TWINKLE STAR SPRITES 1,041 (1,000) 1.041 522 79.89 0-1 hour
Steredenn Steredenn 4,850 (1,000) 4.850 8,527 0.72 20-25 hours
R-Type Dimensions R-Type Dimensions 503 (200) 2.513 8,545 3.56
Voltron: Defender of the Universe Voltron: Defender of the Universe 284 (200) 1.421 2,342 27.41 6-8 hours
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime 3,497 (1,000) 3.497 51,593 3.13 8-10 hours
Under Defeat HD Under Defeat HD 1,520 (1,000) 1.520 1,995 34.49 15-20 hours
MicroBot MicroBot 361 (200) 1.804 2,725 18.83 6-8 hours
Rocket Riot Rocket Riot 312 (200) 1.559 4,887 19.09 10-12 hours
Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) 433 (200) 2.163 6,676 2.56
Shoot 1UP (WP) Shoot 1UP (WP) 314 (200) 1.569 1,904 22.37 4-5 hours
The Bug Butcher The Bug Butcher 1,883 (1,000) 1.883 6,433 17.63 6-8 hours
Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent 337 (200) 1.686 1,039 13.38 10-12 hours
Otomedius Gorgeous Otomedius Gorgeous 1,130 (1,000) 1.130 1,817 57.02 35-40 hours
Assault Android Cactus Assault Android Cactus 4,120 (1,000) 4.121 24,998 0.70 20-25 hours
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon 297 (200) 1.485 2,891 27.05 6-8 hours
Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone 599 (250) 2.396 6,174 5.83 10-12 hours
Tachyon Project Tachyon Project 1,172 (1,000) 1.172 3,346 54.57 6-8 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault Halo: Spartan Assault 3,190 (1,000) 3.190 100,882 3.11 25-30 hours
Teslapunk Teslapunk 3,379 (1,000) 3.379 1,427 2.17 12-15 hours
Rocket Riot (Win 10) Rocket Riot (Win 10) 1,145 (1,000) 1.145 1,165 58.28 4-5 hours
Galaga Galaga 236 (200) 1.181 29,093 48.92 1-2 hours