50 Best Top-down view games for Linux

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The best 50 Top-down view games for Linux daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms for Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection are Battle In The City released the 6 April 2021 and ranked #23, Crooks Like Us released the 30 March 2021 and ranked #29, Endline released the 29 March 2021 and ranked #31.

1# Mr. Shifty - 2017

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Quit creeping through shadows, stop surveilling security patterns, and ditch the fancy toys. An expert thief and master of infiltration, Mr. Shifty can get inside any place he wants with just the power of his fists…okay, teleporting helps. A speed-stealth, kung-fu brawler about a teleporting thief, Mr. Shifty combines fast top-down gameplay with the ferocity of '90s Hong Kong action cinema, coming to PC (Win/Mac), PS4, and Xbox One in 2017. Pummel your way through 75 levels of heists, rescue missions, boss battles, and down-'n'-dirty brawls. Outsmart your opponents by luring them into traps and tricking them into shooting each other. Activate slow-motion to dodge when the gunfire gets too thick, and watch your back, because it only takes one bullet to bring you down. Newly announced from indie publisher tinyBuild GAMES, Mr. Shifty is the debut title from Team Shifty; a close-knit group of four developers from Brisbane, Australia, who previously worked as a team at Halfbrick for over five years and have collectively shipped 21 games for consoles and handheld.

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2# Space Robinson - 2019

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You think you are a die-hard? Here you will die quick! A proper hardcore RPG-action where you will die a million times across a myriad of procedurally-generated levels. Extremely difficult, but highly addictive Indie Gem in your Steam game collection!

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3# Neon Chrome - 2016

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Neon Chrome is an endless symphony of fight, die, improve and repeat - many players have over 100 hours logged!. Neon Chrome is high end game filled with massive explosions, destructible environment, countless bullets and rich AI behavior.

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5# Tesla vs Lovecraft - 2018

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Use devastating weapons to mow down hordes of nightmarish monsters, collect mighty powerups to boost the carnage, and finally overwhelm your enemies with the immense firepower of the Tesla-Mech battle robot!. On the eve of Nikola Tesla's greatest invention, his laboratory is burned down by the inhuman minions of the horror author H. P. Lovecraft.

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6# Disc Room - 2020

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Are you ready to get sliced in half? The year is 2089 and a giant disc has appeared in orbit of Jupiter. Step into the oversized space suit of a brave scientist and explore this sprawling intergalactic slaughterhouse.

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7# JYDGE - 2018

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Create your own play-style by augmenting your JYDGE, modifying your Gavel rifle, and choosing fearless companions to suit the tasks at hand. - Deal ruthless Jystice with lead, rockets, lasers, electricity, and other deadly tools of the law.

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8# 12 is Better Than 6 - 2015

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12 is Better Than 6 is a dynamic top-down shooter with stealth elements, presented in a Wild West theme. The story puts you in the shoes of escaped slave fleeing to the United States in 1873.

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10# Tower - 2020

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Tower is a top-down action game with adventure and puzzle elements. Fight out of a skyscraper full of terrorists. Find out what one motivated person can do against hundreds of thugs.

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11# Running with Rifles - 2015

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RUNNING WITH RIFLES is a top-down tactical shooter with open world RPG elements. In RWR, you join the ranks of an army as a common soldier, just like the thousands around you.

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15# Allan - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Allan
Screenshot of the video game Allan

Allan is an immersive top-down view dungeon exploration and action game with a unique pixelart 3D style. Face your enemies, break throught the dungeon's puzzle. Walk in the dark. Crawl between those walls without letting them crush you.

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16# Plummet - 2020

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Immerse yourself in an action packed battle against your friends to be the last one standing on top of the plateau. Outmaneuver your opponents as your favorite hero, using its special abilities in your own unique way. Topple your foes while not losing your step in a game that's always on the edge.

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18# Ultra Hat Dimension - 2020

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Ultra Hat Dimension is a violent puzzle game about adorable hats and people getting punched for wearing them. The catch is that the player can't punch anyone; instead, they must use the power of hats to convince others to do the punching for them. Find and defeat the Spluff responsible!

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20# Time Recoil - 2017

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Break through walls and dodge bullets in epic slow motion to complete your mission: Kill Mr. Time!. Shoot, dodge, and dash through his evil empire guns blazing and unleash your super powers!.

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21# Rack N Ruin - 2015

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Chaos reigns in this top down action adventure game starring Rack, a demon with an appetite for destruction. Pave a path of mayhem as you guide Rack on his quest to jump start the Apocalypse. Wield powerful magic, decimate your foes, unravel mind bending puzzles, and smite titanic bosses all while corrupting a vast open world.

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22# Barrage Fantasia - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Barrage Fantasia
Screenshot of the video game Barrage Fantasia

A girl named Herb who claims to be a great witch lives in a poisonous swamp on the outskirts of a faraway country. One day, a red jewel is stolen from a shrine under her control. Herb escapes the swamp for the first time in order to recover her jewels.

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23# Battle In The City - 2021

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Screenshot of the video game Battle In The City
Screenshot of the video game Battle In The City

Battle in the city is a top-down shooter inspired by the classic '80s. The objective is to defend your base and face your enemies in 35 different levels, where each map contains different types of terrain and objectives.

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24# Xeno Crisis - 2019

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Xeno Crisis is an arena shooter in which one or two players take control of battle-hardened marines embarking on a deadly mission to confront an alien menace and get home alive! Run and gun your way through thousands of adversaries as you explore the devastated research outpost, searching for survivors, and ultimately facing the origin of the outpost's demise. Outpost 88 is divided into seven distinct areas, each being randomly generated with each play, meaning that your strategy must evolve on the fly if you're to succeed in your mission. Collect dog-tags from vanquished enemies to upgrade your equipment between areas and look out for special weapons which will give you a momentary advantage.

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25# Shoot 'm Up - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Shoot 'm Up
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Tactical multiplayer chaos.That's what would describe this game in 3 words. It's fast, it's messy, it's challenging. Do you like blowing up zombies to bits together with your friends? Protecting your base from the enemy team? Grab your gear and start the chaos!

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