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5 Best Steampunk Games on Xbox Series X|S



Steampunk as an art style and aesthetic has gone on to influence many things in media, and gaming. Today, we are here to highlight some of our favorite steampunk games that are available on the Xbox Series X|S. These games vary greatly in the way that they execute the steampunk style, which only adds to their charm. So, if you like us, enjoy this style, and want to learn more, here are the 5 Best Steampunk Games on Xbox Series X|S.

5. Vampyrbest action RPGs like Vampire: The Masquerade

Starting off our list of the best steampunk games available on Xbox Series X|S, we have Vampyr. Much as the name would imply, this game involves vampires. In this game, players will be able to engage in a number of vampiric activities throughout their journey. The game itself is set in the 20th century in London and sees players trying to survive against vampire hunters. This automatically gives the player much incentive to engage with the game's rather interesting combat.

Combat in the game realizes heavily on supernatural abilities. This allows the player to wield great power as they move throughout the steampunk-inspired world. There are a number of ways for players to gain sustenance in the game. The most prominent, however, will be by feeding on unsuspecting people in London. This means that players will have to skulk about until it is time to make their presence known. With a great emphasis on player actions, Vampyr brings us one of the more interesting steampunk games on Xbox Series X|S.

4. Sunless Sea

Switching things up quite a bit, we have Sunless Sea. This is a game that received much praise for its overall tone and atmosphere. The game sees players contend with life and death. This is because players will take on the role of a sailor who has to explore some rather dark regions within the game's world. In doing so, players become more isolated and alone, which can lead to a very palpable sense of dread when playing this game. For players who enjoy the Victorian Gothic aesthetic, this game is dripping with it. This makes it one of the more visually interesting titles on this list.

This gives the game a distinct style, which manages to blend with the steampunk style. In doing so, Sunless Sea becomes one of the macabre steampunk games on Xbox Series X|S. Players will have to venture out into the cold unforgiving world of the game in search of their crew. This becomes an experience that, through the incredibly strong writing of the game, players aren't going to forget anytime soon. So if you enjoy steampunk games, definitely check this one out.

3. Frostpunk

                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                                               For our next entry of steampunk games for the Xbox Series X|S, we have Frostpunk. Now, Frostpunk is a title, that gameplay-wise, greatly differs from many of the other entries on this list. This game, takes a much more strategic approach to gameplay, all while maintaining faithfulness to its steampunk aesthetic. This is a game that also does a fantastic job of specializing in social gameplay. That is gameplay in which players will have to simulate and control an entire society. This, obviously is a lot to handle, and yet Frostpunk does so beautifully.

Players are able to engage with the game's many systems, as much, or as little as they wish. Players are put in charge of lawmaking and many other aspects of running a society. This includes taking care of the inhabitants of your society, which in its own way changes the gameplay quite a bit. So if you are someone who enjoys more strategic games or real-time-strategy games, then make sure you check out Frostpunk. In closing, Frostpunk is a fantastic title that more players should definitely give a look over if they haven't already.

2. Deep Rock Galactic

Switching things up considerably from our last entry, we have Deep Rock Galactic. Now, for those unaware, Deep Rock Galactic is a game that embraces the steampunk aesthetic in a fun way. This makes it one of the more accessible and approachable steampunk games available on Xbox Series X|S. In the game, players will be able to work together, or alongside AI to complete various mining tasks. It is important to note, however, that the tasks must be divided up among the players. There are a number of gadgets and gizmos for players to get familiar with as well. This improves the overall player experience and is great for gameplay variety.

There certainly isn't a jack-of-all-trades in the game, which leads to a great reliance on others. This leads the game to be a great cooperative multiplayer experience. The game itself has a great amount of replayability as well. This is due to the fact that the game's levels are procedurally generated and add to the amazing times you can have playing this game. Additionally, the game features fully deductible environments which are huge. Overall, this game is a great title and one of the best steampunk games available on the Xbox Series X|S to date.

1. BioShock Infinite

For our final entry on our list of the best steampunk games on Xbox Series X|S, we have BioShock Infinite. It should come as no surprise that this game sits atop the throne in terms of steampunk-inspired games. The beautiful city of Columbia is truly a sight to behold and a location that few players are ever going to forget. In this game, players will be able to uncover harsh truths about the world around them, wall while soaking in the atmosphere. This leads the game to become one that really immerses you within its world and characters.

In fact, the writing of the game's characters is one of its stronger aspects. This has led the game to stand the test of time, and despite being released in 2013, the game holds up remarkably well. Players will play as the now-famous Booker DeWitt as they traverse this marvelously designed world. So, in conclusion, if you by some chance haven't played BioShock Infinite. Then now is a great time to do so, as you will be able to experience one of the best steampunk games ever made.

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Judson Holley is a writer that began his career as a ghostwriter. Returning to the mortal coil  to work among the living. With some of his favorite games being tactical FPS games such as Squad and the Arma series. Although this could not be further from the truth as he enjoys games with deep stories such as the Kingdom Hearts series as well as Jade Empire and The Knights of the Old Republic series. When not attending to his wife, Judson often tends to his cats. He also has a knack for music mainly composing for and playing piano.