Tag created in June 2019
Automation's popularity amongst developers
This chart displays the games released over the years with the Automation tag and the percentage of total Steam releases 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 tag's trend. It shows if the Automation 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 Automation game tag peaked in 2022 with 138 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.0091% in 2018 and 0.09% in 2022.
Bear in mind that 2023 is not over yet. The number of releases will continue to increase, but the percentage is already a good estimate of things to come.
Automation's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Automation tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the normalized and average lines are too small, you can deactivate the review count and % of the average 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 Automation tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 67 (2013) and 1947 (2019) 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 tag.
The reviews per game as a percentage of the average show that games in the Automation tag received between 20% (2013) and 692% (2019) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Automation
This chart displays the evolution of the Automation 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 Automation games peaked in 2019 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2023 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 25%, and bottomed in 2022 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Automation, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Automation tag, separated by language. It helps estimate how different audiences judge a game with this tag. A lower rating doesn't necessarily mean that the audience doesn't like that tag. Some cultures have different standards and expectations. It will however affect a game's rating nonetheless.
The highest rating for Automation is 96% for the Czech language, and the lowest is 86% for the Japanese language.
Build airplanes by snapping parts together, designing wing sections, and attaching engines. At any time, you can strap yourself into the cockpit and see how it flies with realistic physics. If you're not in the mood for building, over 100,000 airplanes are available to download for free.
|12.99||93.6%||Dec 17, 2015|
Seize power and build an empire of fuzzy cellular automata monsters! Herd hundreds of mindless subjects to smash your rivals' castles and steal their territory in this RTS inspired by Conway's Game of Life.
|8.99||69.4%||Apr 8, 2016|
Factorio is a game about building and creating automated factories to produce items of increasing complexity, within an infinite 2D world. Use your imagination to design your factory, combine simple elements into ingenious structures, and finally protect it from the creatures who don't really like you.
|35||96.9%||Aug 14, 2020|
Build, automate, and optimize a giant factory on 3D terrain using conveyor belts, trains, chutes, pipes, and airships. Sell your goods to nearby villages to expand their borders, increase happiness, and unlock even better technology!
|19.99||91.2%||Nov 17, 2021|
Build, manage and grow a thriving colony in Kubifaktorium. The game features different biomes to explore, plenty of resources to exploit, complex machinery to build and interesting production chains to master.
|19.99||80.1%||Dec 16, 2021|
Help humanity to spread throughout the cosmos by exploring new worlds, building space factories and setting up trade routes. Research advanced technologies to increase efficiency and unlock new paths of development. Fight off other artificial intelligences in your goal to reach the Final Upgrade!
|19.99||80.1%||Dec 6, 2022|
|Neon Noodles - Cyberpunk Kitchen Automation|
In a future where food is the ultimate symbol of status, you are a recipe automation technician for a ruthless aristocracy. Create, test and optimize your culinary machines in this deliciously dark zach-like!
|19.99||80.9%||Aug 3, 2023|
Become a powerful dragon & automate massive factories! Dragon Forge is an incremental base building adventure game. Uncurse & explore a huge fantasy world full of quests. Gather resources & craft upgrades to become unstoppable! Discover over 100 fables of ancient wisdom at the Dragon Forge.
|9.99||40.9%||Jul 8, 2022|
A farming / automation game, that allows you to progress from a poor hard-working farmer with just a few old tools to a lazy rich guy that watches his machines do the work for him while he tries to optimize production.
|4.99||89.4%||Aug 4, 2020|
shapez is a game about building factories to automate the creation and processing of increasingly complex shapes across an infinitely expanding map.
|9.99||97%||Jun 7, 2020|
Nova Lands is a factory building, exploration, and island management game. Explore, engage in combat, and automate your industry. The planet you’re on is full of mysteries, creatures, people, and things to do. Welcome to your new home amongst the stars!
|19.99||92.9%||Jun 22, 2023|
Design increasingly complex computation units powered by high pressure steam. From switches to steam based computers, all in a world of analogue pressure devices. Use previous designs to solve further challenges, unravel the mystery of the missing steam and discover a new field of science.
|4.99||84.9%||May 3, 2021|
|the Sequence |
Visual Programming Puzzle game inspired by Spacechem and other Zachtronics games.
|4.99||94.7%||Nov 12, 2021|
Facteroids is a 3D factory building game about asteroid mining in space. Prospect, mine and manage your production lines in a variety of scenarios and procedurally generated worlds across the entire Solar system.
|19.99||80.5%||Jun 23, 2023|
A rich and challenging physics-based puzzle /logic /construction /programming game! Master ballistics, fluid mechanics, thermodynamics, chemical and nuclear reactions, use automation bricks, build structures, machines, vehicles, produce power, solve puzzles, pierce the fog and defeat CHR$!
|7.99||98.2%||Aug 4, 2021|
|Rush Rally Origins|
The definitive top down racer
|14.99||93.8%||Apr 13, 2022|
Multiply Factory is a factory building game. Build your own multiple-layer factory within a 3-D space with belts, inserters, factories and stairs. Enjoy the fantasy of manufacturing.
|4.99||N/A||Jul 27, 2022|
A relaxing industry/factory builder where you build, manage, automate, optimize, and expand an industrial village by exploiting various resources to create items.
|16.99||60%||May 4, 2022|
Beltex is a casual factory game played on a hex map. Extract numbers. Combine them using mathematical operations. Deliver them using belts across a huge map. Unlock new buildings and upgrades.
|4.99||88.4%||Jul 8, 2022|
|Planet Barren Objective|
Fight, upgrade, explore, and build your way out of a dangerous planet in this 2D pixel art side scroller. Stream of foes will keep you on your toes while beating them will reward you with much needed resources.
|2.99||N/A||Sep 26, 2022|
Forge your destiny as a blacksmith! Automate your workshops, optimize your supply chain, research new materials, craft legendary weapons, and cast your place in the world.
|16.99||N/A||Jul 21, 2023|
《Digit Factory》 is a game that allows you to give full play to your creativity and enjoy the fun of thinking. Design your own pipeline to perform calculations on various combinations of numbers. In the endless demand, find a design that responds to changes with the same. Come , challenge your mind!
|3.99||77.8%||Nov 4, 2022|
|11.99||91.3%||Mar 31, 2023|
|Alien Planet Survival|
You drift in space, land on a random planet, collect materials, survive, develop civilization technology, conquer more planets, idle automation factory game
|7.99||N/A||Mar 27, 2023|
|Space industrial empire|
This is a idle game modeled on industrial building gameplay. It will be three-dimensional, complex industrial assembly line, easy, simple plane conveyor belt. At the same time to join the battleship assembly, space campaign, character development, giant construction, trade orders and other gameplay!
|5.99||89.1%||Jul 27, 2023|