2D Platformer tag
Tag created in December 2019
2D Platformer's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the 2D Platformer tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. The releases count conveys the quantity of games published on Steam each year. It usually follows the increasing amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the 2D Platformer tag is getting more or less popular amongst developers. The Review chart can let us know if this trend is a positive thing (i.e. players interest for the tag is growing) or a negative one (the tag is overcrowded).
The 2D Platformer tag has peaked in 2022, with 1166 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.03% in 2011 and 0.77% in 2021.
Keep in mind that the current year is not over, so the number of games released will still increase. But the percentage is usually a good estimate.
2D Platformer's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the 2D Platformer tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the chart is cluttered, you can always deactivate some lines by clicking on the legend.
While the review count clearly quantifies the reviews a tag receives, keep in mind that it also follows the popularity of Steam itself. The value normalized as a percentage of all Steam reviews is often more revealing, as it gives you the popularity trend for 2D Platformer tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 851 (2014) and 78 (2023) reviews. Keep in mind that it is the average and not the median, meaning it is heavily influenced by extreme values, like a very successful game with this tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the 2D Platformer tag received between 28% (2022) and 545% (2010) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with 2D Platformer
This graph displays the evolution of the 2D Platformer tag's games price in USD over the years, and the percentage of free to play games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median price for 2D Platformer games peaked in 2013 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2016 at 3.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2020 at 13%, and bottomed in 2023 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for 2D Platformer, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole 2D Platformer tag, separated by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't always mean that the audience doesn't enjoy that particular tag, as some cultures tend to always give lower scores. But it will affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The highest rating for 2D Platformer is 93% for the Spanish - Spain language, and the lowest is 83% for the Japanese language.
|Oozi: Earth Adventure|
Oozi: Earth Adventure is a classic 2D platformer with old school gameplay - no puzzles, no punishment, just 100% pure classic platforming fun! Its most prominent features are HD visuals and beautiful hand-drawn art, but despite its visual style, it’s a good fit for all kinds of gamers!
|9.99||87.9%||Dec 5, 2013|
One fine day, Eryi went to eat the melon that she had been SO looking forward to... but it was nowhere to be found! Then she noticed a note on the table. She picked it up and read: "Your melon looked delicious, so I took it. From Farta X" Fuming with rage, Eryi set out from her house to get her melon back from Farta.
|4.99||89.4%||Nov 19, 2013|
|Songs for a Hero - Definitive Edition|
A classic platform with a twist: A dynamic soundtrack and funny lyrics that sings the player's actions and responds to what is happening during the adventure.
|14.99||96.7%||Mar 24, 2016|
Rot Gut is an action packed platformer set in America’s 1920’s Prohibition era. You take control of an agent who, to uncover their mysteries, goes on a mission to fight the city’s underground armed to the teeth organizations.
|1.99||87.4%||Jul 12, 2016|
|Lavapools - Arcade Frenzy|
Dodge death in a rising hell! Help Krusty save his son by avoiding traps in this frenzy arcade indie game.
|4.99||94.4%||May 4, 2016|
|Super Sketch Bob|
Super Sketch Bob is a 2D action platformer which gives you the power to draw ladders, bridges and trampolines to overcome challenges and save the day! Draw platforming objects in real-time as you solve puzzles, find hidden secrets, and traverse six action-packed worlds!
|14.99||N/A||Mar 16, 2023|
|Ball of Wonder|
Come with us to the magnicifent world of circuses.
|4.99||70%||Oct 28, 2016|
|Juno's Darkest Hour|
Juno’s Darkest Hour is a simple but challenging 2D action adventure platformer game inspired by the side-scrollers of the past. Explore the secrets of a vast monochromatic world. Will you succeed against all odds, or will you die over and over again?
|2.99||85.7%||Dec 19, 2016|
|Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX)|
Cursed Castilla (Maldita Castilla EX) is an arcade action platformer full of creatures from medieval myths from Spain and the rest of Europe, as well as from chivalric romances. This game is an extended version of the renowned classic arcade Maldita Castilla, originally created by the indie Locomalito.
|11.99||93.7%||Oct 20, 2016|
|King 'n Knight|
King ’n Knight is an arcade platform game that takes place in a medieval fantasy world. Play solo or co-op in this adventure inspired by the games of the 16-bit era.
|11.99||79%||Jan 7, 2022|
Once upon a time, a young boy headed with his father, who was a professional miner, towards the depth of the Earth, to search for gems, such as diamonds, emeralds and gold. The young boy fell down in that moment, and his father was extremely astonished by the depth of the gap.
|1.99||33.3%||May 16, 2019|
|SLI-FI: 2D Planet Platformer|
SLI-FI is a 2D planet platformer. You are a little creature that jumps through the universe and discovers different atmospheres and planets. By collecting coins in these levels you can unlock more worlds and levels.
|6.99||N/A||Sep 21, 2020|
|Sigi - A Fart for Melusina|
Join Knight Sigi as he runs, jumps, and battles in a flatulent quest to save Melusina, the love of his life, in this light-hearted homage to the golden days of simple but fun classic action platformers.
|4.99||86.1%||Dec 22, 2017|
Simple experimental one button local multiplayer game. Perfect for parties with friends (up to 4 people on 1 keyboard). It also has a single mode in which you jump on platforms and use double jumps and multiple power-ups to defeat the army of the undead!
|4.99||86.4%||Oct 24, 2017|
HeadsRun is a platformer starring a green circular fellow who must make his way through some stages increasingly dangerous environments and monsters as quickly as possible.
|3.99||89.3%||Jan 11, 2018|
They're in the vents! Become Chris, cleaner of labs — a janitor armed with the mysterious Transmogrify gun. Escape the depths of Future Perfect Labs by turning a horde of escaped monsters into tools and objects that help you puzzle-solve and platform your way to freedom!
|24.99||92.9%||Apr 24, 2023|
|YAPP: Yet Another Puzzle Platformer|
A challenging puzzle platformer in which you clone and teleport.
|1.99||88.1%||Dec 1, 2017|
BioEntity is a 2D single-player platformer by indie studio Sneaky Party LLC. Control the entity through 30+ levels to defeat the sinister Morph Nexus Corporation. Discover power-ups, defeat enemies, unlock bonus levels and compete for the fastest level times!
|3.99||N/A||Sep 23, 2020|
Your task is to serve the orders of arriving tourists. Each order is unique, here you have a burger and cheeseburger, and soda and coffee.
|16.99||56%||Jan 9, 2018|
Inhabit Krog, a mysterious blue creature in a red loincloth, as he traverses a labyrinth of ladders, levers, traps, and monsters. Explore the nooks and crannies of a bizarre and evocative world as you hack and slash your way to victory, leaving a graveyard of grotesque bosses in your wake.
|14.99||83.2%||Jul 8, 2020|
When scientists succeed in creating super smart machines, the machines turn on their creators and threaten the future of mankind. Only one plucky blue robot can save them in this twenty-level action packed platformer!
|1.99||N/A||Jan 31, 2018|
2008. The golden age of the Internet. Rage comics. Cat videos. JPEGs. Take this figurative time machine back to relive the uncanny flash games of yesteryear. DISCLAIMER: You cannot blame us if your teacher catches you playing this in class.
|4.99||90.9%||Sep 16, 2020|
|The Adventures of Elena Temple: Definitive Edition|
Ever miss being a child, playing games at your grandma's or in your old bedroom? Look no further! Play The Adventures of Elena Temple, the classic you never knew existed, on old machines that kind of sort of maybe existed. It's not like you can remember for sure, right?
|4.99||97%||Mar 15, 2018|
|The Christmas Gifts|
The Christmas Gifts is a 2D Old School Christmas Themed Action Platformer based on the story of a boy named Kim who is in search of his gifts which got stolen from his garden.
|3.99||46.2%||Oct 5, 2018|
|Super Strawberry Man|
Super Strawberry Man is a 2D Old-school Action Platformer based on the biography of Strawberry man whose mission is to reinstate peace in the Fruitis City.
|4.99||N/A||Nov 2, 2018|