50 Games Like Shadowgrounds


Alien Shooter, X-Morph: Defense, and Star Control: The Ur-Quan Masters are our top selection to play today.

The latest addition in this selection are Earth Defense Force: Iron Rain released the 30 December 2018 and ranked #30, CARSTEROIDS released the 8 August 2018 and ranked #17, 1 HIT KILL released the 19 July 2018 and ranked #38.

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This suggestion collection includes top-down view shooter games in a science fiction world for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

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Shadowgrounds breathes fresh air into the action genre with explosive combat sequences, an innovative weapon upgrade system, and an intriguing storyline. The adrenaline-pumping, top-down gameplay and audiovisual fireworks set the scene for this new action experience which also includes single computer (split keyboard or joystick) co-op...

2# X-Morph: Defense - 2017


Unique fusion of a top down shooter and tower defense strategy. You are the X-Morph - an alien species that invades Earth to harvest its resources. Strategize in the build mode by carefully selecting various types of alien towers or throw yourself right into the battle. Build mazes for incoming enemies in an environment that provides exceptional planning freedom. Tear down buildings and collapse bridges to support your defense or to simply indulge in a spectacle of unprecedented destruction.

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4# X-Morph: Defense - European Assault - 2017


Unique fusion of a top down shooter and tower defense strategy. You are the invader! Use destructive weapons or lead you enemies into a maze of towers. Strategize in the build mode by carefully selecting various types of alien towers or throw yourself right into the heat of the battle.

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5# Space Marshals - 2015


This tactical top-down shooter puts you in the shoes of specialist Burton in his hunt for dangerous fugitives after a disastrous prison break. Use the tools of the trade to gain an edge - frag grenades, flash bangs, distractions, personal shields, proximity mines and more.

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6# Helldivers - 2015


HELLDIVERS™ is a hardcore, cooperative, twin stick shooter from the creators of Magicka. As part of the elite unit called the HELLDIVERS, players must work together to protect SUPER EARTH and defeat the enemies of mankind in an intense intergalactic war.

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7# Tesla vs Lovecraft - 2018


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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8# Defenders of the Last Colony - 2016


Defenders of the Last Colony is a Top Down Shooter with Strategy gameplay mechanics, where you have to protect the Colony's core while you gather resources and build defenses. You play as one of the 4 classes: Fighter, Engineer, Striker or Carrier. Defenders features coop up to 4 players and 3D graphics.

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The story from behind the scenes of EDF 4.1 unravels here. The EDF series is back with new feelings of despair and bug-slaying satisfaction as you fight your way through never-ending swarms of giant insects in a vertical scrolling shoot 'em up!

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10# It came from space, and ate our brains - 2015


‘It came from space, and ate our brains’ is an Arcade top down shooter with horde survival gameplay. The brain slurping aliens are only vulnerable to bullets. Using your flashlight, environment and special powers you have a better chance to take care of the unwanted pink guests.

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11# Trigger Time - 2017


Trigger Time is a story-driven, top-down Shoot 'em up with a fun gravity gun and physics puzzles to solve. Blast your way through 9 levels filled with enemies, hazards and bizarre bosses. Along the way you'll take control of vehicles, pick up weapons, items and boosters.

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12# Alienation - 2016


Isometric shooter set in the fantasy/science-fiction, which is the spiritual successor of similar conceptually, Dead Nation. The player takes the role of a mercenary who fights against all the hordes of invading aliens. In addition, the Alienation offers an optional cooperative mode for four people.

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17# CARSTEROIDS - 2018

Screenshot of the video game CARSTEROIDS
Screenshot of the video game CARSTEROIDS
Screenshot of the video game CARSTEROIDS

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A "2D car-combat sci-fi shooter 90's inspired game" with roguelite elements. Carsteroids is a challenging top-down shooter set in a dark future where humanity has colonized the asteroids. Now that place is a set for a violent car-combat gameshow.

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19# Crimsonland HD - 2014


Complete sixty quests to unlock a massive array of awesome weapons and abilities, then unleash your arsenal in Survival modes with online leaderboards. Features: - Sixty missions in the Quest mode - Five survival modes with Game Center leaderboards - 30 unique weapons - 55 awesome perks - 21 Game Center achievements - MFi gamepad support - Supports iPhone 6 / Plus resolutions!

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20# Neon Chrome - 2016


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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21# Livelock - 2016


Livelock is a co-operative top-down shooter where you play solo or with up to two allies to break the cycle of infinite war between machines. As one of the remaining Capital Intellects, your role is to unlock Eden and revive humanity.

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24# Prey - 2017


In Prey, you awaken aboard Talos I, a space station orbiting the moon in the year 2032. You are the key subject of an experiment meant to alter humanity forever – but things have gone terribly wrong. The space station has been overrun by hostile aliens and you are now being hunted.

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25# Dimension Drive - 2017


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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