Alternate History tag
Tag created in June 2017
Alternate History's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Alternate History tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. 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 tag's trend. It shows if the Alternate History 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 Alternate History game tag peaked in 2021 with 163 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.16% in 2011 and 0.04% in 2014.
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.
Alternate History's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Alternate History 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.
The review count gives a view of the sheer amount of reviews a tag 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 Alternate History tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 18 (2010) and 1441 (2014) 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 Alternate History tag received between 49% (2010) and 236% (2016) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Alternate History
This chart displays the evolution of the Alternate History tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Bear in mind that there is inflation over time, which means that a price should slowly increase just to keep the same value.
The median price for Alternate History games peaked in 2019 at 12.99$, and bottomed in 2021 at 6.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2018 at 14%, and bottomed in 2023 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Alternate History, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Alternate History 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 Alternate History is 94% for the Romanian language, and the lowest is 78% for the Japanese language.
|Asterism: Apex of War|
First and third person single player sci fi action shooter. Destroy the Neurobonded menace and prevent humanities extinction.
|19.99||N/A||Mar 5, 2022|
|HVS: Hitler VS Stalin - Battle Of Moscow|
Play as Hitler on his mission to assassinate Stalin. Try an alternative history where Hitler actually succed with the Third Reich. Race, shoot and explore the Kremlin in Moscow.
|1.99||86.2%||Nov 1, 2022|
ZAR (zombie apocalypse in Russia) is an indie first person shooter made in 3D graphics.
|9.99||68.8%||Apr 26, 2021|
A first-person choose-your-own adventure set in an anachronistic city.
|Free||45.5%||Oct 19, 2020|
Fear Corporation - This is a game about the hero's fear of his phobias, the hero is terribly afraid of clowns, statues and dolls. Waking up from a nightmare at night, the hero begins to realize that he is still in a dream, because he observes all his most terrible nightmares.
|9.99||46.7%||Aug 19, 2021|
An ideology is torn by civil war. Beyond its borders, new revolutions rise. Grid on your weapon, down your equipment, summon your followers and ride forth to win glory on the revolution fields of Soviet. The soviets maintain their stranglehold on the world.
|14.99||25%||May 20, 2022|
This game is a satire action game.Play as a WW2 Soviet soldier in a post apocalytic landscape ravanged by a corrupt god.A 2d action adventure through the beautiful yet disturbing dystopian world,with crazy cults,Nazi scum and the forces of the corrupt god.Do you have enough might to save the world?
|2.99||N/A||Aug 1, 2021|
Explore the Dark and Dangerous Temples and Tombs of Ancient Egypt in this story-driven 3D puzzle game. Follow the familiar story of the Israelite Exodus from the Egyptian perspective.
|19.99||N/A||Jul 14, 2022|
|Supreme Ruler The Great War|
Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. BattleGoat Studios invites you to travel back to 1914 and select from more than 50 playable regions at the onset of World War I, as European powers struggle to survive and new technologies transform warfare.
|19.99||65%||Aug 1, 2017|
A steampunk-ish detective adventure from the creator of A Golden Wake and Shardlight! Can you help private investigator Miles Fordham find justice for his clients and track down his partner's killer before his entire world comes apart?
|14.99||90%||Sep 13, 2018|
|The You Testament: The 2D Coming|
This 2D remake of the biblical epic puts YOU on the scene of each story, where you can either repeat history or rewrite it! Follow in the footsteps of a prophet as he seeks to enlighten the masses, and find your place among them as the struggle to survive tests your faith...
|2.99||91.7%||Feb 1, 2023|
They have taken 67% of your country and are waiting for the day when the remained part will die. But you have been misunderstood again. You're just doing what any normal person would do in this case. It's called: + REVANS +
|9.99||66.7%||Jan 12, 2023|
A dark, immersive Turn Based Strategy RPG. Master tactical combat and the art of 17th century alchemy to liberate a doomed city from a bloodthirsty cult inspired by the great alchemist Mephisto.
|19.99||63.5%||Mar 25, 2021|
Online top down action game! Break into the Baltic City and join the resistance force Free Breath! Show and prove your skills in PvP shootouts, PvE missions, online drift and street races among other players-rebels and earn respect among them!
|12.99||N/A||Nov 3, 2020|
|The Prologue to a Dream of Home|
The Prologue to a Dream of Home is a visual novel inspired by games like Higurashi no Naku Koro ni. It takes place in an alternate universe where Eurasia has been split between two global superpowers. There are no character sprites and the focus is placed on the story and music.
|0.99||N/A||Nov 20, 2020|
|The Play's the Thing|
Win fame as a playwright before dark forces bring the curtain down for good! In a city stalked by a deadly curse, how will the power of your pen change the world?
|5.99||81.8%||Aug 26, 2021|
Ichth.ys is a visual novel with turn-based combat where your choices affect the story! You follow Fraser, a hacker who was recently expelled from university, in a tale of mystery, deception, censorship, freedom, and board game cafes!
|9.99||N/A||May 25, 2021|
A visual novel/puzzle game set in a medieval fantasy world. Using "Magic Ink," you will draw working logical gizmos and contraptions to solve problems for the Institute and surrounding townsfolk. With the help of other characters, you may even invent a machine that will change the world forever.
|4.99||N/A||Oct 22, 2022|
|Hard Driver 2|
A new part of the hurricane runner, where you act as an unlucky driver who tries to get to his home, can you Dodge obstacles, jump over cliffs, collect coins and improve your car to help the driver in his difficult game of survival?
|4.99||69.2%||Jun 18, 2021|
A folk horror graphic adventure about nostalgia, lost futures & decay, designed as an interactive nighttime story to enhance your dreams. Collect hidden objects, help strange inhabitants, solve arcane riddles: find your way home through a ruinous reality haunted by glitches and folkloric creatures.
|4.99||86.7%||Nov 5, 2021|
|Great Battles of Carolus XII|
GBOCXII is a simple, hexagon-based strategy game about the Great Northern War. Lead the Swedish army against the powerful enemies of the empire: Denmark, Poland-Saxony and Russia. With the Carolean gå-på spirit, you shall perform great deeds and overcome almost impossible odds!
|5.99||N/A||May 16, 2021|
Engraved War: Frozen Sword is a strategic battle flag game set in a sword and sorcery crossover story. The player takes on the role of a gamer who, by chance, travels to the world of his own story, where the world is slowly changing and he meets Princess Elisa, whose kingdom has been destroyed.
|7.99||75.6%||Sep 29, 2022|
Pick and create characters to fight to the death in this action-packed nonsensical arena simulation.
|4.99||85.2%||Aug 22, 2016|
Broken Lines is a story-driven tactical RPG set in an alternate-history version of WWII. Lead a squad of soldiers and face the horrors of war. In the included expansion, 'The Dead and the Drunk', guide your troops through fights against both the living and the undead.
|24.99||77.2%||Feb 25, 2020|
Deciding to find the "city of dreams", young traveller from the wasteland named Victor went to northern mountains by the old railway tracks. The desire to find his place in the cradle of surviving mankind turns into a struggle against an evil mayor and transformation into a hero-liberator...
|3.99||90.9%||Feb 15, 2023|