Gore games released over time
This graph shows games released over the years in the Gore genre and the percentage they represent. The number of releases gives a sense of the amount of games published each year. It often increases, following the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the genre's trend. It shows if the Gore genre is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart will tell us if this trend is a good thing (i.e. players interest is increasing, genre is undercrowded) or if it's the opposite.
The Gore game genre peaked in 2017 with 137 games released. The popularity of the genre is in a range between 0.82% in 2017 and 0.0047% in 2019.
Note that the chart ends in 2019, probably because no game was released in this genre after that.
Evolution of Gore game reviews
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Gore genre, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that if the chart is cluttered, you can always deactivate some lines by clicking on the legend.
The review count gives a view of the sheer amount of reviews a genre receives, but it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. That is why the normalized value as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more interesting, as it gives you the popularity trend for Gore genre games.
A typical game associated with this genre collected on average between 681 (2014) and 14 (2023) reviews. Bear in mind that it is the average, and it can be strongly influenced by extreme values, like the release of a very popular game with this genre.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Gore genre received between 6% (2020) and 112% (2015) reviews compared to other genres.
Positive reviews for the Gore genre, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Gore genre, separated by language. It gives an idea about how different audiences will judge a game with this genre. A lower rating doesn't necessarily mean that the audience doesn't like that genre. Some cultures have different standards and expectations. It will however affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The best rating for Gore games is 88% for the Bulgarian audience, and the worst is 59% for the Korean audience.
Zombie Playground is a single player or coop online, action arena game with RPG elements. The game combines childhood nostalgia with horrific monsters, visceral combat, and a unique atmosphere straight out of a child’s nightmares.
|9.99||44.6%||Oct 31, 2016|
Equipped with supernatural powers, take control of Lucius as he begins his blood filled tour of horror through his own house.
|24.99||80.6%||Oct 26, 2012|
|Viscera Cleanup Detail: Shadow Warrior|
After the battle is over, someone has to cleanup the mess! Introducing Viscera Cleanup Detail: Shadow Warrior from RuneStorm, a unique crossover mini-game that combines the worlds of Viscera Cleanup Detail and Shadow Warrior.
|Free||79.8%||Oct 11, 2013|
|Viscera Cleanup Detail: Santa's Rampage|
Tragedy! Santa; the toy giving folk-hero, and purveyor of fine Christmas goods, has had enough. Endless requests from greedy children wanting more and more every year, tax increases, pressure from elf unions, bills, reindeer!
|2.49||91.7%||Dec 13, 2013|
The number of missing in the city increased. People talk about the experiments on human beings. And now, only you can figure out if it was true. Especially because you have no choice. Mysteriously, you find yourself in a terrible location 40 meters underground. Your name is Katrine, and you do not remember anything about your past.
|0.99||53.5%||Feb 6, 2015|
Nightfall: Escape puts you in the shoes of a field journalist who is on a mission to investigate the mysterious disappearances in a remote area. Explore the place, search for leads and use your wits to survive the hidden terrors of the cursed place. Tread carefully, for curiosity may come at a price.
|9.99||28%||Jun 28, 2016|
|Redemption: Saints And Sinners|
Squad of professional soldiers was sent to scout distant space station. After the accident, that station were evacuated long ago and all the exits were blocked with power shields. But the incoming signal from there made the Commander concerned. Squad's ship were fired upon and the survivors woke up at the station.
|0.99||52.7%||Nov 18, 2016|
|Rescue Love Revenge|
An Episodic Retro Indie Three-Act Spaghetti Western Platformer
|4.99||49.3%||Oct 27, 2016|
|Advanced Gaming Platform::Epica|
Marked for death by the Imperial Corporation you have been marooned on a desolate planet in the Attria Prime system. Fight to survive the inhospitable frontier in this post-earth dystopia. AGP::Epica is tactical RPG intended for advanced players seeking a challenge.
|19.99||27.7%||Dec 22, 2016|
INO is an Adventure/Horror story driven game that tells the story of Kaede and Hitaki, two classmates that get involved with a mysterious girl called Ino. Follow the story as they try to figure out who she is while they try to escape from being murdered.
|1.99||62.1%||Mar 2, 2017|
|Warhammer: Vermintide VR - Hero Trials|
Step into the Warhammer Fantasy world like never before in this short and fun VR experience. As an aspiring hero, you need to prove your worth by outsmarting the cunning Skaven, using your expert marksmanship and keen melee skills. For the Empire!
|Free||84.6%||Dec 20, 2016|
|State of Extinction|
You are early man. Taking the role of a young tribesman in an Antediluvian (Pre-Flood) world whose dangers you yet know nothing about, you must learn to harness fire, fur and flint to battle the enemies that will line your path while questioning beliefs for humanity’s salvation.
|9.99||50%||Nov 29, 2016|
|Take the Dream IX|
What would you do for the person you love? Are you sure you're actually in love with them? They say love is all about sacrifice. What are you willing to lose for the one you supposedly love?
|Free||76.9%||Apr 1, 2016|
|Z. Year One|
Z. Year One is a crowdfunded, single-player CCG that combines select elements of tabletop classics with a horror movie atmosphere and cinematic imagery on every card!
|14.99||78.8%||Feb 22, 2017|
Search for new life forms as you try to survive on a mysterious hostile world in the surreal 2D action-platformer Orange Moon.
|9.99||62.2%||Sep 27, 2017|
New Outbreak is a 2D top-down zombie survival game. It allows you to survive how you want, build the things you want and take care of your companion.
|9.99||N/A||Aug 22, 2016|
Immerse. Adapt. Survive. Engage in hand-to-hand combat using the HTC Vive, a huge assortment of weapons, and your will to survive! You must use every resource at your disposal, from bare fists to an array of bats, axes, bladed weapons, explosives, guns, and even a 2-handed chainsaw.
|The SoulKeeper VR|
Immerse yourself in the dark world of The SoulKeeper® universe and unravel the plots of different playable characters as you slash and cast through daunting challenges and towering enemies in an epic VR adventure. Requires VR Headset (HTC VIVE or Oculus Rift)
|19.99||62%||Aug 15, 2017|
SLG Remix is an alternate kinetic version of the brand new 16-bit horror visual novel/adventure Mega Drive game Sacred Line Genesis. A surreal, twisted kinetic novel tribute to obscure visual novel / adventure games of 90s.
|2.99||39.3%||Jun 1, 2016|
|Project RPG Remastered|
You wake up on a dirt road, holding on to your last memory of your family screaming for help in front of you. Now, with all odds against you, you must complete challenging and dangerous quests to gain help from the villagers of Bartrone. How far are you willing to go to find your wife and son?
|0.99||56.4%||Jan 10, 2017|
|Paranormal Activity: The Lost Soul|
NOW PLAYABLE IN NON-VR (KEYBOARD/MOUSE AND CONTROLLER) VR HEADSET NO LONGER REQUIRED.“PARANORMAL ACTIVITY: THE LOST SOUL” immerses you in a terrifying realistic environment with haunting atmosphere, and the need to survive. With very limited guidance, your free-movement enables you to discover the secrets that lie in this house of horror.
|29.99||74.2%||Aug 15, 2017|
|Welcome to the Game|
Welcome to the Game is a creepy horror/puzzle game that takes you into the world of the Deep Web. Explore the Deep Web with the sole purpose of trying to find a Red Room, an online service / website that allows you to see and participate in interactive torture and murder.
|4.99||84.6%||Jun 15, 2016|
|NAL Is Alive|
Over 130 games from nearly a decade and a half, brought together and upgraded in one cohesive package.
|0.99||76.5%||Dec 17, 2016|
Hermodr it's oldschool first person shooter with rogue-like mechanics.
A first person psychological horror game created for VR. Have you lost your mind? Or has the world around you gone mad?