Best Xbox Shoot 'em up Games

Players Games TrueAchievement Gamerscore Achievements
1,393,672 339 515,050 206,470 6,661
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 2,454 (1,155) 2.124 11,193 3.46 200+ hours
Cuphead Cuphead 2,866 (1,000) 2.866 63,760 2.45 20-25 hours
Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 Mushihime-sama Futari Ver 1.5 4,325 (1,250) 3.460 2,605 0.58
Enter the Gungeon Enter the Gungeon 4,881 (1,250) 3.905 7,055 1.19 200+ hours
Sky Force Reloaded Sky Force Reloaded 3,006 (1,000) 3.006 4,715 1.78 35-40 hours
Deathsmiles (JP) Deathsmiles (JP) 4,628 (1,500) 3.085 1,576 0.19
Akai Katana (JP) Akai Katana (JP) 1,968 (1,000) 1.968 682 1.32
DoDonPachi Saidaioujou DoDonPachi Saidaioujou 1,642 (1,000) 1.642 1,032 14.73
Bullet Soul (JP) Bullet Soul (JP) 2,182 (1,500) 1.454 1,027 15.68
Espgaluda II: Black Label Espgaluda II: Black Label 3,611 (1,000) 3.611 1,813 0.88
DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) DoDonPachi Maximum (WP) 515 (200) 2.574 1,139 0.97
DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) DoDonPachi Resurrection (JP) 4,281 (1,250) 3.425 835 0.60
Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA Ketsui ~Kizuna Jigoku Tachi~ EXTRA 1,347 (1,000) 1.347 971 21.32
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) Geometry Wars³: Dimensions (Xbox 360) 2,190 (1,000) 2.190 1,582 4.93 25-30 hours
DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) DoDonPachi Resurrection (EU) 8,162 (1,250) 6.529 2,745 0.18
Geometry Wars³: Dimensions Geometry Wars³: Dimensions 3,274 (1,000) 3.274 17,636 1.22 40-50 hours
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved² 345 (200) 1.726 39,520 5.08 8-10 hours
Radiant Silvergun Radiant Silvergun 674 (200) 3.369 3,369 2.97
Deathsmiles II X Deathsmiles II X 1,451 (1,000) 1.451 2,050 19.76
Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets Muchi Muchi Pork! & Pink Sweets 3,238 (1,000) 3.238 1,197 1.75
Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) Bullet Soul: Infinite Burst (JP) 1,361 (1,000) 1.361 514 26.65 10-12 hours
Eschatos Eschatos 2,539 (1,000) 2.539 788 2.54
Sky Force Anniversary Sky Force Anniversary 1,890 (1,000) 1.890 13,606 6.84 15-20 hours
Deathsmiles (EU) Deathsmiles (EU) 4,481 (1,000) 4.481 4,269 0.19
Rez HD Rez HD 445 (200) 2.224 16,466 6.17 15-20 hours
Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Strike (Win 8) 404 (200) 2.022 4,426 15.68 10-12 hours
Deathsmiles Deathsmiles 6,093 (1,000) 6.093 5,264 0.04
Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! Mamoru-kun wa Norowarete Shimatta! 1,656 (1,080) 1.533 801 15.36
Akai Katana Akai Katana 4,279 (1,000) 4.279 4,000 0.28
Caladrius Caladrius 2,018 (1,000) 2.018 759 6.98
Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) Halo: Spartan Strike (WP) 402 (200) 2.010 2,579 15.66 8-10 hours
Raiden Fighters Aces Raiden Fighters Aces 2,334 (1,000) 2.334 3,737 0.72
Tesla vs Lovecraft Tesla vs Lovecraft 1,347 (1,000) 1.347 1,301 20.52 10-12 hours
Raiden V Raiden V 2,894 (1,000) 2.894 3,179 2.67 25-30 hours
Renegade Ops Renegade Ops 575 (250) 2.300 6,666 4.01 15-20 hours
Trouble Witches Neo Trouble Witches Neo 344 (200) 1.719 3,216 10.07
Sine Mora Sine Mora 1,141 (200) 5.707 3,835 1.67 20-25 hours
DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra DoDonPachi Daioujou Black Label Extra 1,214 (1,000) 1.214 1,149 45.00
Gryphon Knight Epic Gryphon Knight Epic 2,120 (1,000) 2.120 1,124 7.56 10-12 hours
Ikaruga Ikaruga 957 (200) 4.786 17,297 1.30
Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) Halo: Spartan Assault (Win 8) 553 (250) 2.212 11,715 9.28 8-10 hours
Guwange Guwange 397 (200) 1.986 2,662 8.53 3-4 hours
Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury Bangai-O HD: Missile Fury 514 (200) 2.569 2,983 2.35 25-30 hours
Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) Halo: Spartan Strike (iOS) 646 (200) 3.232 2,033 5.07 8-10 hours
Ruiner Ruiner 8,706 (1,500) 5.804 11,054 0.25 15-20 hours
Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax Stardust Galaxy Warriors: Stellar Climax 3,941 (1,165) 3.383 2,009 1.69
Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved Geometry Wars: Retro Evolved 637 (200) 3.186 51,969 3.36 12-15 hours
Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) Z0MB1ES (on teh ph0ne) (WP) 343 (200) 1.715 2,909 5.47 6-8 hours
Strania: The Stella Machina Strania: The Stella Machina 669 (250) 2.677 720 1.67
Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) Halo: Spartan Assault (Xbox 360) 833 (400) 2.083 10,864 10.86 20-25 hours
Raiden IV Raiden IV 5,636 (1,000) 5.636 3,537 0.31
Rocket Riot (WP) Rocket Riot (WP) 246 (200) 1.228 2,305 47.55 3-4 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) Halo: Spartan Assault (WP) 573 (250) 2.293 8,654 9.14 15-20 hours
Crimsonland Crimsonland 2,497 (1,000) 2.497 1,964 5.09 20-25 hours
Space Invaders Infinity Gene Space Invaders Infinity Gene 384 (200) 1.918 2,364 8.88
Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team Warhammer 40,000: Kill Team 297 (200) 1.486 14,836 24.35 6-8 hours
Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris Lara Croft and the Temple of Osiris 2,947 (1,000) 2.947 46,662 2.43 15-20 hours
Galaga Legions DX Galaga Legions DX 351 (200) 1.756 8,716 14.65 4-5 hours
Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) Rocket Riot 3D (Win 8) 727 (500) 1.453 770 17.27 4-5 hours
Gatling Gears Gatling Gears 398 (200) 1.988 5,894 7.62 10-12 hours
Livelock Livelock 2,574 (1,000) 2.574 26,356 4.90 15-20 hours
Tiny Troopers (WP) Tiny Troopers (WP) 469 (200) 2.344 12,472 12.20 6-8 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (WP) 469 (200) 2.343 6,004 12.08 10-12 hours
Iron Crypticle Iron Crypticle 1,766 (1,000) 1.766 893 11.53 6-8 hours
Under Defeat HD (JP) Under Defeat HD (JP) 1,244 (1,000) 1.244 662 55.59 15-20 hours
Pang Adventures Pang Adventures 4,780 (1,000) 4.780 1,999 0.60
Triggerheart Exelica Triggerheart Exelica 785 (200) 3.926 5,015 1.02
Otomedius Excellent Otomedius Excellent 2,889 (1,000) 2.889 2,529 1.98
Let Them Come Let Them Come 2,069 (1,000) 2.069 1,316 0.23
Tiny Troopers Joint Ops Tiny Troopers Joint Ops 1,438 (1,000) 1.438 3,629 32.43 12-15 hours
Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault Alien Breed Episode 2: Assault 395 (200) 1.977 1,729 9.08 12-15 hours
Space Invaders Extreme Space Invaders Extreme 560 (200) 2.801 5,948 3.01
Zombie Apocalypse Zombie Apocalypse 260 (200) 1.301 27,286 34.00 8-10 hours
Steredenn Steredenn 5,000 (1,000) 5.000 7,776 0.66 20-25 hours
Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) Tiny Troopers 2: Special Ops (Win 8) 416 (200) 2.078 2,767 15.87 8-10 hours
Fusion: Genesis Fusion: Genesis 418 (200) 2.088 3,098 7.94 15-20 hours
AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition AQUA KITTY UDX: Xbox One Ultra Edition 2,191 (1,000) 2.191 1,286 6.22 5-6 hours
BulletAsylum (WP) BulletAsylum (WP) 248 (200) 1.238 4,407 36.12 4-5 hours
OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) OMG: Our Manic Game (WP) 241 (200) 1.207 2,086 40.08 3-4 hours
R-Type Dimensions R-Type Dimensions 502 (200) 2.512 8,488 3.56
Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime Lovers in a Dangerous Spacetime 3,518 (1,000) 3.518 50,087 3.10 8-10 hours
Voltron: Defender of the Universe Voltron: Defender of the Universe 284 (200) 1.419 2,331 27.58 6-8 hours
Rocket Riot Rocket Riot 312 (200) 1.560 4,854 19.08 10-12 hours
MicroBot MicroBot 361 (200) 1.803 2,690 19.00 6-8 hours
Under Defeat HD Under Defeat HD 1,517 (1,000) 1.517 1,975 34.58 15-20 hours
Rocket Riot (Win 10) Rocket Riot (Win 10) 1,143 (1,000) 1.143 1,069 58.65 4-5 hours
Teslapunk Teslapunk 3,401 (1,000) 3.401 1,407 2.20 12-15 hours
Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) Every Extend Extra Extreme (E4) 432 (200) 2.159 6,643 2.57
Assault Android Cactus Assault Android Cactus 4,200 (1,000) 4.200 23,644 0.66 20-25 hours
Shoot 1UP (WP) Shoot 1UP (WP) 314 (200) 1.569 1,898 22.34 4-5 hours
Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent Alien Breed Episode 3: Descent 337 (200) 1.684 1,034 13.35 10-12 hours
The Bug Butcher The Bug Butcher 1,884 (1,000) 1.884 6,296 17.61 6-8 hours
Otomedius Gorgeous Otomedius Gorgeous 1,131 (1,000) 1.131 1,810 57.02 15-20 hours
Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon Ugly Americans: Apocalypsegeddon 296 (200) 1.482 2,861 27.19 6-8 hours
Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone 599 (250) 2.394 6,133 5.84 10-12 hours
Halo: Spartan Assault Halo: Spartan Assault 3,186 (1,000) 3.186 99,120 3.13 25-30 hours
Tachyon Project Tachyon Project 1,173 (1,000) 1.173 3,297 54.38 6-8 hours
DOGOS DOGOS 2,663 (1,000) 2.662 944 4.45
Galaga Galaga 236 (200) 1.181 28,857 49.02 1-2 hours
ACA NEOGEO AERO FIGHTERS 3 ACA NEOGEO AERO FIGHTERS 3 1,098 (1,000) 1.098 792 66.92 0-1 hour