50 Games Like Pulstar for Linux

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Tesla vs Lovecraft, Broken Bots, and Solaroids: Prologue are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Solar Core released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #33, BulletRage released the 31 December 2018 and ranked #14, TowerFall released the 26 September 2018 and ranked #49.

50 Games like Pulstar for Linux, daily generated comparing over 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes twin-stick shooter games. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Pulstar is a fast paced arcade game that brings back the basic of its genre. No nonsense, just kill as long as you can to gain the highest score as possible! This concept gives Pulstar the challenge and high replay value real fans of this genre need!

1# 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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2# Broken Bots - 2016

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Bestow double fire rate to your comrade or bastardize your enemy with reverse controls! Broken Bots is arcade style multiplayer robot warfare where players dish out power-ups to teammates & glitches to foes. Customize weapons, passives, & skills then battle it out in Capture The Flag, Team Deathmatch, & King Of The Hill!

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5# Dimension Drive - 2017

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Instantly switch between them to dodge waves of bullets, reach secret areas, or surprise your enemies. Climb the global leaderboards in four different difficulty modes ranging from Normal for a balanced challenge to Insane for whoever can take the pain. - Space shoot'em up action switching between two battlefields on one split screen - Play solo or in local co-op - 13 levels of story campaign and 13 more in New Game+ mode - Online leaderboards and four difficulty modes offer the ultimate challenge - Advanced gameplay strategies including Drift and Reverse Drive to test your skill - Find secret data cubes to unlock and power-up new weapons like the Flak Shotgun or the Pulse Cannon - Created by two ex-space engineers

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6# Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved - 2014

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Once purchase is complete, download this game by selecting the Manage button on the product details page on your console. Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions Evolved includes all of the great content & features from Geometry Wars 3: Dimensions and more: -Over 100 total levels including 40 all-new -Classic games modes in stunning HD -15 3D grids including 5 all-new and 12 battle modes including Pacifism, King, Claustrophobia and 4 all-new modes -6 unique companion drones including Attack, Collect, Ram, Snipe, Defend and the all-new Sweep drone -New Hardcore mode for Geometry Wars purists with no drones or supers and a separate leaderboard -Cooperative and Online Competitive Multiplayer modes -Community and Friend Leaderboards

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7# 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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9# Bleed 2 - 2017

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A furiously fun and fast-paced arcade action game, Bleed 2 welcomes back pink-haired heroine Wryn, the worlds greatest and only remaining hero, as she fights to defend the globe from an invading force of villains. Master the art of air-dodging and bullet-reflecting to stylishly take down a relentless barrage of bad guys and bosses (and naughty kittys! Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).

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13# Meltdown - 2014

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Meltdown is a tactical arcade shooter featuring both singleplayer and intense online multiplayer. Become the most skilled soldier, choose your weapons, get the best upgrades, buckle up and start your mission. Be careful, each enemy has it’s own combat style, special AI and gear. Adapt to them to survive!

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14# BulletRage - 2018

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Screenshot of the video game BulletRage
Screenshot of the video game BulletRage
Screenshot of the video game BulletRage

BulletRage: a retro-revolutionary spin on the twin-stick arcade shooter. 1 - 4 players of nostalgic arcade adrenaline action. Use overwhelming firepower and join up to three friends in the battle for the fate of humanity! You’ve never experienced an old school arcade shooter quite like BulletRage.

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15# Ballistic Tanks - 2016

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Ballistic Tanks is the best tank game you've played since the 80's. It is an intense arcade shooter where you destroy tanks in a frenzy of bullets, lasers, and explosions! Play a challenging solo/co-op arcade mode or compete with up to 4 friends in a variety of multiplayer game modes.

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18# Assault Android Cactus - 2015

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"Assault Android Cactus is a manic twin stick arena shooter for the PC with screens full of enemies, buckets of bullets and high scoring combo chains! Take on the role of Cactus, an enthusiastic police android, who responds to a stranded space freighter only to discover it under siege by its malfunctioning robot workers. Cut off from the outside and in over her head, Cactus and the androids she recruits along the way battle through the crippled Genki Star to reach the brain of the ship and put things right before it's too late."

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19# Monsters and Monocles - 2016

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Monsters and Monocles is a frantic top-down shooter for 1-4 players. Use teamwork and your arsenal of weapons to defeat the overwhelming hordes of evil, either locally or online. All the levels are procedurally generated with new layouts, objectives, and secrets each time you play.

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20# The Bug Butcher - 2016

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The Bug Butcher is an action-packed 2D side scrolling shoot em up game where peril comes from above. So in a nutshell, pest control with machine guns in space. The core mechanics hold old ties from the classic arcade shooter “Super Pang” where you shoot vertically, but with modern day twists. You are Harry, a brash and tenacious exterminator who has a knack for decimating bugs. Harry’s current assignment takes him to an infested futuristic research facility on a distant planet. The surviving and dwindling number of scientists employed him for his slaughtering skills. Harry’s mission: survive until the decontamination of the building is complete, hoard coins like his life depended on it, and protect the scientists at all costs. Watch out for the spiders they have a particular fondness for rubber encased scientist brains. After landing, you will move from room to room through the facility blasting rockets, lasers, and wielding the power of lighting upwards at anything not human. Ravenous swarms and ferocious waves of bugs of every size will attempt to kill you, but luckily there will be weapon and health pick-ups to aid Harry on his quest. Fierce reflexes are mandatory for survival, but Harry’s brutal power-ups will let the guts fly and make the larva cry! If you love games with humor, perfect platforming, grotesquely cute art, nightmarish bosses, and real personality then The Bug Butcher will suit your fancy.

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21# The Expendabros - 2015

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The Expendabros have assembled and set their sights on the forces of ruthless arms dealer Conrad Stonebanks in the forests of Eastern Europe. Battle in a flurry of bullets and non-stop action through ten full-throttle missions set amongst the picturesque tree tops and the absurdly dangerous lumber mills teeming with enemy soldiers,...

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22# 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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24# Cycle 28 - 2018

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A momentum-based space shooter with screen-shaking explosions and a mystery at its heart. First you think it's an arcade game: simple controls, powerful upgrades, and intense dogfights. But you’re stuck living the same day over and over, trying to find out who the enemy are, and what they want.

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