Base-Building's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Base-Building tag 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 tag's trend. It shows if the Base-Building tag 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, tag is undercrowded) or if it's the opposite.
The Base-Building game tag peaked in 2022 with 347 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.07% in 2010 and 0.31% in 2011.
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.
Base-Building's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Base-Building tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. If the graph is hard to read, 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 Base-Building tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 23 (2010) and 1436 (2021) 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 Base-Building tag received between 65% (2010) and 368% (2018) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Base-Building
This chart displays the evolution of the Base-Building tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Don't forget that a price should slowly increase year-on-year just to keep up with inflation.
The median game price peaked in 2014 at 14.99$, and bottomed in 2020 at 9.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2015 at 14%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Base-Building, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Base-Building 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 best rating for Base-Building games is 94% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 79% for the Japanese audience.
After the destruction of the EARTH in 2150, the leaders of the Eurasian Dynasty escaped on board an evacuation fleet. Now they are fighting for the survival of the human species. Their base is one large building comprising of smaller variable parts.
|4.99||69.1%||Apr 1, 2006|
Everybody wants to rule the world! Achieve global power with EVIL GENIUS, the one and only complete world domination simulator. All the everyday tasks of the deliciously wicked mastermind are available to experience and master from building your ultra-secret base to developing spectacular super-weapons to carry out your nefarious master...
|9.99||94.5%||Jun 22, 2009|
Unleash your creativity and strategic prowess in Forts, the exhilarating physics-based RTS! Design, construct, and customize imposing fortresses, bristling with devastating firepower, and blast your opponent’s buildings to rubble!
|14.99||92.5%||Apr 19, 2017|
Satisfactory is a first-person open-world factory building game with a dash of exploration and combat. Play alone or with friends, explore an alien planet, create multi-story factories, and enter conveyor belt heaven!
|29.99||97.2%||Jun 8, 2020|
Starship Theory is a ship building survival game. Mine and trade to gather resources. Plan and construct new upgrades. Train and manage crew. Fight to survive.
|Free||49.1%||Jul 4, 2017|
|They Are Billions|
They Are Billions is a Steampunk strategy game set on a post-apocalyptic planet. Build and defend colonies to survive against the billions of the infected that seek to annihilate the few remaining living humans. Can humanity survive after the zombie apocalypse?
|29.99||85%||Jun 18, 2019|
|Kingdom Two Crowns|
In Kingdom Two Crowns, players must work in the brand-new solo or co-op campaign mode to build their kingdom and secure it from the threat of the Greed. Experience new technology, units, enemies, mounts, and secrets in the next evolution of the award-winning micro strategy franchise!
|19.99||91.3%||Dec 11, 2018|
|Colony On Mars|
You play as an astronaut in a colony on Mars and you need to upgrade your colony, build new constructions and collect resources
|1.99||11.8%||Jan 4, 2018|
The Riftbreaker™ is a base-building, survival game with Action-RPG elements. You are an elite scientist/commando inside an advanced Mecha-Suit capable of dimensional rift travel. Hack & slash countless enemies. Build up your base, collect samples and research new inventions to survive.
|29.99||91.4%||Oct 14, 2021|
A sci-fi base building survival game, featuring raids, agriculture, intelligent AI, natural disasters and more.
|19.99||58.2%||Apr 3, 2020|
Embark on a space voyage with your ragtag crew of civilians in search of a new home. Build spaceships tile by tile, create optimal gas conditions, manage the needs and moods of their crew, encounter other space-faring groups, and explore the universe in this spaceship colony simulation.
|22.99||87%||May 21, 2020|
A unique blend of base- and deckbuilding wrapped in a medieval fantasy universe and humorous plot. Build and defend your towers using magical cards. Win artifacts to obtain immense power. Complete challenges, adapt to RNG and conditions of five worlds to become a master wizard!
|19.99||67.2%||Dec 1, 2022|
Stonedeep is an 2.5D underground city builder. Dwarfs gather resources, build and fend off monsters. Colonies can specialize in culture, production, military and trading. At start, dwarfs need drinks and rest. With a higher civilization level, they will increase their needs.
|7.99||45.8%||Oct 9, 2021|
Hydroneer is a mining and base building sandbox. Dig for gold and other resources to turn a profit and enhance your mining operation. Build a base of operations, forge weapons, go fishing, and dig deep!
|14.99||87.5%||May 8, 2020|
STATIONflow is a game about controlling the flow of thousands of passengers by building and managing an efficient underground train station.
|17.99||86.7%||Apr 15, 2020|
An open-ended factory management game with a focus on tower-defense and RTS elements.
|9.99||96%||Sep 26, 2019|
|The Riftbreaker: Prologue|
The Riftbreaker: Prologue allows you to experience the events taking place before the story campaign of the main game. Explore an entirely new world. Gather resources. Build up a base. Defend yourself from thousands of alien creatures.
|Free||95.7%||Aug 5, 2020|
|Last Gang Standing|
Gather up a gang of your friends, build a base, add a factory, add some turrets, add teleporters, doors, foxholes and decorations. Arm yourselves to the teeth and go forth to raze, loot and t-bag all who stand against you. Be the Last Gang Standing
|10.99||90.5%||Oct 24, 2022|
|Cult of the Lamb|
Start your own cult in a land of false prophets, venturing out into diverse and mysterious regions to build a loyal community of woodland Followers and spread your Word to become the one true cult.
|24.99||94.2%||Aug 11, 2022|
Becastled is about building and defending your castle from sieges in a fantasy world!
|14.99||83.8%||Feb 8, 2021|
In this game play, you will lead the survivors of an entire base to protect a hospital from infection.
|6.99||33.3%||Mar 4, 2021|
Prepare for your journey to Mars by building and managing a colony within the safety of Earth’s atmosphere. Hone your abilities to create a thriving community, terraform the land to suit your needs, and prove your capability for a larger mission. Get ready to launch in this prologue to Farlanders.
|Free||92.8%||May 18, 2021|
The original, uncompleted version of Vectorio. Claim resources, unlock new buildings, and expand your defenses as you fight back against enemy forces in the classic edition of Vectorio! Play for free now.
|Free||94%||Mar 22, 2021|
A dark and satirical management sim, where you take control of a recycling factory with a twist: it recycles humans. Your job is to decide who gets to escape our dying planet in a cozy spaceship and who sacrifices their blood, sweat and tears for humanity. Literally.
|13.99||90.7%||Apr 5, 2023|
You control a small colony in the underground of an unknown planet. Mine resources, build a base, explore the world and technology. Supply your colonists with oxygen, food and energy so that they can carry out their tasks.
|1.99||N/A||Aug 10, 2021|