50 Best Roguelike games

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The best 50 Roguelike games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), 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.

This is not a "all time best Roguelike games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is Heat Signature released the 21 September 2017

3# Tales of Maj'Eyal - 2012

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Tales of Maj’Eyal is a roguelike RPG, featuring tactical turn-based combat and advanced character building. Play as one of many unique races and classes in the lore-filled world of Eyal, exploring random dungeons, facing challenging battles, and developing characters with your own tailored mix of abilities and powers.

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4# CRYPTARK - 2017

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Cryptark is a 2D sci-fi shooter where you take on the role of a heavily armed privateer seeking to earn government contracts by boarding deadly alien space-hulks. It's up to you to strategize a plan of attack, pick an equipment loadout, and destroy the central core to be victorious.

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6# GALAK-Z - 2015

Review78Score

Brand New features!! The Void DLC offers endless gameplay, Online Leaderboards, and a Daily Challenge that allows players to compete worldwide for the top score. Anime inspired 2D space combat simulation at its best! GALAK-Z is a modern, A.I.

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7# WazHack - 2014

Review84Score

Time moves forward only when you do in the dungeons of WazHack. Think your way out of problems instead of just spamming 'attack' and 'drink healing potion'.

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8# Darkest Dungeon: Tablet Edition - 2017

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* Striking hand-drawn gothic crowquill art style * Innovative turn-based combat pits you against a host of diabolical monsters * Narration system to celebrate your successes...and failures * 15 (and counting!) * Classic CRPG and roguelike features, including character permadeath, procedural dungeons, and incredible replay * 3 game modes and over 80 hours of gameplay* Please note that the game currently supports the following languages only: English, German, French, Russian, Polish, Czech, Spanish, Italian, and Brazilian Portuguese

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roguelikegothicdungeon-crawlerdungeonturn-based
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9# WASTED - 2016

Review79Score

Get wasted or get wasted trying in WASTED, a roguelike post-apocalyptic pub crawler. Fight tooth and nail, bullets and baseball bats in search of Booze, gain strange mutational Hangovers, and explore the Coolers in search of powerful weapons, armor, and a nice stiff drink to top it all off.

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10# Let It Die - 2016

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In the year 2026, the planet was ravaged by the Earth Rage tectonic disturbance and the island of South Tokyo was born. Beginner Tips Train your body Develop equipment Eat everything that can be eaten If you're stolen from, steal it back 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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12# Heat Signature - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Heat Signature
Screenshot of the video game Heat Signature
Screenshot of the video game Heat Signature

Heat Signature is a game from the developers of Gunpoint where you break into spaceships, make terrible mistakes, and think of clever ways out of them. You take a mission, fly to the target ship, sneak inside, and make clever use of your gadgets to distract, ambush and take out the crew.

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stealthspaceproceduralrogueliketop-down
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13# Battlestation: Harbinger - 2015

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Battlevoid: Harbinger is a hard sci-fi space exploration game blending roguelike, turn-based, star map strategy, and real-time space battles. You are a young commander venturing out into enemy territories, to unknown galaxies, never knowing what you will face as you jump out from hyperspace.

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spaceroguelikesci-fistrategyreal-time
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14# Templar Battleforce - 2015

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Templar Battleforce is an addictive mix of strategic combat and army building with the precision of an RPG. Step into the pilot suit of a Leviathan mech and lead the Templar Knights in battle against fierce enemies.

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turn-basedtacticalmechRPGstrategy
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16# Bionic Dues - 2013

Review76Score

Bionic Dues is a tactical, turn-based roguelite with mech customization. Out-think wide-ranging tactical situations featuring robots with bad GPS, terrible aim, insecurity, a lack of focus, a tendency to backstab, and dozens of other maladies to exploit.

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roguelikemechturn-basedtactical
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17# Streets of Rogue - 2017

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Early Access

Fight, sneak, and hack your way through randomly generated cities. It's like Nuclear Throne meets Deus Ex, mixed with the anarchy of GTA. Rogue-lite meets immersive sim, and goes completely insane.

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18# Dead Age - 2017

Review71Score

Survive the zombie apocalypse with a “Final Fantasy” turn-based combat and permanent death! Manage survivors, craft materials, and make difficult decisions. Defend your camp against hordes of the undead to prevail in this non-linear rogue-lite (comparable to FTL). Innovative Indie Survival-RPG!

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19# Ascendant - 2014

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Ascendant is the unforgiving beat 'em up in which you are a demigod invading a world controlled by your rivals. Choose your fate by discovering Blessings, equipping mighty weapons and spells, and learning to survive in this brutal realm. Only the most impressive warriors have a chance of victory.

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roguelikebeat-em-upRPG
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21# Hero Siege - 2014

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Hero Siege is a Hack 'n' Slash game with roguelike- & RPG elements. Annihilate hordes of enemies, grow your talent tree, grind better loot and explore up to 6 Acts enhanced with beautiful Pixel Art graphics! This game offers countless hours of gameplay and up to 4 player online multiplayer!

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24# Songbringer - 2017

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With a propensity for partying and making music, he cruises the galaxy with his skybot Jib aboard the ship Songbringer, searching for verdant planets absent the presence of galactic police. When Roq finds the nanosword hidden in a cave on Ekzerra, he unwittingly awakens an ancient evil Eat cacti and meditate to gain special powers and uncover secrets.

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