Based On A Novel tag
Tag created in June 2017
Based On A Novel's popularity amongst developers
This chart displays the games released over the years with the Based On A Novel 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, on the other hand, gives a better view of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Based On A Novel tag is getting more or less popular. 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 Based On A Novel tag has peaked in 2017, with 8 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.22% in 2011 and 0.0013% 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.
Based On A Novel's popularity amongst players
On this chart, you can see the reviews for games associated with the Based On A Novel 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 Based On A Novel tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 67 (2010) and 1269 (2020) 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 Based On A Novel tag received between 123% (2013) and 326% (2018) reviews compared to other tags.
Positive reviews ratio for Based On A Novel, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Based On A Novel 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 Based On A Novel games is 97% for the Ukrainian audience, and the worst is 78% for the Japanese audience.
Embark on an epic action-adventure to save the Kingdom of Avantia from ruin. Based on the best-selling fantasy novels, Beast Quest comes to Steam for the first time ever, with a rich, progressive storyline, vibrant settings, and an excess of compelling challenges.
|19.99||30.6%||Mar 13, 2018|
Grotesque notes written not by Fyodor Dostoevsky, but by a "certain person".
|4.99||98%||Nov 11, 2021|
|Record of Lodoss War-Deedlit in Wonder Labyrinth-|
A 2D Metroidvania-style game developed under the supervision of Ryo Mizuno, depicting the story of Deedlit and the events leading up to Record of Lodoss War: Diadem of the Covenant. Use a variety of weapons and spirit powers to unravel the mystery of the labyrinth.
|19.99||93.4%||Mar 27, 2021|
Painting Werther is a Paintable Visual Novel where all the visuals are living paintings, all the music are classics (with a twist) and the novel was written by Goethe in 1774.
|12.99||N/A||Feb 14, 2023|
One morning, when Gregor Samsa woke from troubled dreams, he found himself transformed in his bed into a horrible vermin.
|7.99||91.3%||Oct 19, 2020|
Colossals tells the story of a vagrant, who, together with his love interest, the soon-to-be-Empress Khalida, interpret the fairy tales they read in front of a windmill to be fact, telling them of a faraway land where, once upon a time, giants roamed.
|9.99||N/A||Dec 26, 2019|
|Krzyżacy - The Knights of the Cross|
A story-driven deckbuilding RPG set in the history of Krzyżacy - The Knights of the Cross. Unlike traditional deckbuilders, the teammates you recruit decide the success or failure of battles. Fight the war against the Teutonic, or tackle roguelite runs in this strategic deckbuilder unlike any other.
|15.99||67.6%||Jul 19, 2023|
|Alice: Madness Returns|
Alice: Madness Returns is a third-person, single-player, action adventure platformer. Visit the grim reality of Victorian London and travel to the beautiful yet ghastly Wonderland to uncover the root of Alice's madness.
|19.99||88.7%||Jun 17, 2011|
Choose a path to adventure! Will you sneak into the dragon's lair, or challenge the beast openly? Will you fight for vengeance or for glory? Will you be tempted by elven romance? Will you be buried underground forever? Relive classic 1980s fantasy in this remastered gamebook.
|4.99||50.9%||Feb 13, 2015|
|Nancy Drew®: The Silent Spy|
Defuse a Toxic Plot and Reveal the Truth Behind Kate Drew’s Death!
|19.99||92.8%||Apr 3, 2017|
|2.99||N/A||Apr 19, 2023|
|Reverse Fantasy Legend 2|
I have a dream that... will take over all kinds of races in the world beauties...
|12.99||N/A||Dec 12, 2019|
|Tracery of Fate|
Tracery of Fate is a dark fantasy cooperative/solo VR game in magic post-apocalyptic world.
|10.99||83.2%||Jul 29, 2022|
|Prose & Codes|
Explore the wonderful world of books through deceptively simple cryptograms. 10% of every purchase benefits Project Gutenberg, an online library of over 60,000 free ebooks.
|9.99||99.3%||Feb 11, 2022|
|A Little Lily Princess|
Newly arrived at a boarding school in Victorian England, Sara Crewe uses her love of books and storytelling to build new relationships. But what happens to a fairy-tale princess when she loses everything?
|14.99||92.9%||May 19, 2016|
Open your way across a dark open world and fight against what lives within the fog and beyond. The Fog is a survival horror game inspired on the 1980 novella "The Mist" by Stephen King.
|9.99||20%||Dec 1, 2017|
|The Lost Legends of Redwall™: The Scout Act 3|
A narrative puzzle-adventure game based on Brian Jacques' Redwall™️ book series. Play as Liam or Sophia as they conclude their adventure to Redwall Abbey joined by a family of mysterious stoats, a kindly - if cowardly - mole, and ever pursued by the egotistical Pirate Captain Cheesethief.
|9.99||N/A||Dec 24, 2021|
|The Ballad Singer|
The Ballad Singer is an asymmetric adventure, inspired by RPGs and game books, where you can experience many dynamic stories. Forge the fate of Hesperia through the stories of four different adventurers in a fantasy world completely illustrated and narrated.
|22.99||70.2%||Feb 15, 2019|
|Glisten to your heart: The courage within you|
Based on the “Glistening Virtues: Courage finds true courage” novel, embark on an emotional story-focused interactive game about magical beings who live above the clouds and whose purpose is to help us learn how to express virtues like courage or friendship
|2.99||N/A||Jul 22, 2021|
|Orwell's Animal Farm|
Orwell’s Animal Farm is a text-based choice-driven narrative game where all animals are equal, but some animals are more equal than others. Immerse yourself in George Orwell's story of absolute power and corruption and follow the ups and downs of Animalism.
|9.99||79.3%||Dec 10, 2020|
|Discouraged Workers TEEN|
『Discouraged Workers TEEN』 is an independent kinetic novel created by YGGDRASIL STUDIO. This is the fifth in the Project DW series, a satirical story based on the popular Korean soap operas-styled plot. It compares Ga-yeon’s bleak everyday life to the dark side of youth.
|4.99||62.3%||Mar 21, 2016|
|The Lost Legends of Redwall™: The Scout Act 1|
Lilygrove is under attack by General Scumsnout and his legion. It's up to the Scout Corps' newest recruit to light the beacon and summon aid from the surrounding woodlands - before there is nothing left to save. Play as Liam or Sophia in this whimsical adventure game based on the Redwall™ books.
|9.99||76%||Sep 14, 2018|
Austen Translation is a tongue-in-cheek strategy game which borrows from the visual novel tradition. It can be played solo or as a hot-seat, party-game multiplayer match with up to five players. Randomly combined plot elements, settings, endings and rivals make each playthrough feel fresh.
|6.99||76.2%||May 1, 2018|
Kim is a boisterous urchin from 1880s Lahore, his wanderlust will take him all over India. Branching conversations, survival, stealth and combat let you play Kim's coming of age however you choose. The enormous open world of Kipling's India awaits you!
|14.99||77.5%||Oct 24, 2016|
|The Forest of Doom (Standalone)|
YOU are the hero in Forest of Doom! Explore the sinister Darkwood Forest in the digital Fighting Fantasy Standalone version of Ian Livingstone's classic RPG gamebook!
|4.99||82.2%||Oct 30, 2014|