Dark Comedy tag
Tag created in June 2017
Dark Comedy's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Dark Comedy 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 Dark Comedy 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 Dark Comedy game tag peaked in 2021 with 127 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.01% in 2014 and 0.09% in 2021.
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.
Dark Comedy's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Dark Comedy 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 Dark Comedy tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 8 (2010) and 717 (2014) 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 Dark Comedy tag received between 16% (2011) and 134% (2015) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Dark Comedy
This chart displays the evolution of the Dark Comedy 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 price for Dark Comedy games peaked in 2016 at 8.99$, and bottomed in 2017 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 18%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Dark Comedy, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Dark Comedy tag games, classed 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 Dark Comedy games is 94% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 78% for the Japanese audience.
|The American Dream|
Look down the barrel of a future where all your everyday needs are solved with guns.
|14.99||64.4%||Mar 14, 2018|
|The Procession to Calvary|
Pilfer from pirates, conspire with cardinals and perform miracles with an incompetent magician. The Procession to Calvary is a Pythonesque adventure game made from Renaissance paintings, and a spiritual successor to the critically acclaimed Four Last Things.
|9.99||98%||Apr 9, 2020|
Bethesda Game Studios welcome you to Fallout 76. Twenty-five years after the bombs fall, you and your fellow Vault Dwellers emerge into post-nuclear America. Explore a vast wasteland in this open-world multiplayer addition to the Fallout story.
|39.99||75.8%||Apr 14, 2020|
SHUT IN is a dark comedy/psychological horror adventure game which explores depression and isolation by trapping you inside your own house. Explore a hostile home, solve puzzles, and withstand sarcasm from a rude and unreliable narrator. Idiot.
|4.99||89.6%||Oct 30, 2020|
Master outdated technology and navigate the phone tree from hell to get your internet back on. At all costs.
|13.99||92.9%||Jul 14, 2023|
Embark on a quest to find your sweetheart. Talk to girls, avoid those pesky trolls and play videogames. A dark comedy with a blend of environmental storytelling, stealth and 2d platforming.
|4.99||83.3%||Feb 14, 2023|
In the year 202X, the world is "YAMI"...! To save the world, go to hell and kill all the demons. Yes, just like ordering a Frappuccino at a cool cafe!
|4.99||N/A||Apr 20, 2023|
|How to Win: Season One|
How to Win is an anarchic adventure/gaming experiment where players decide the rules. Whatever you decide, that’s what happens next in our story. No matter what chaos it creates. Play through all 5 chapters of Season 1, then send us your ideas for Season 2!
|Free||81.3%||Mar 30, 2021|
|Through the Kill Screen|
Through the Kill Screen, an Adventure-RPG about 1980s kids discovering what slumbers beyond the final levels of their favourite computer games. Drink a Slushie, win a Thumb War and save Snoring Town from a sinister conspiracy.
|5.99||96%||Apr 20, 2022|
Romance, seduce, and even marry your own drawings! Forget about finding true love; In Doodle Date, you create it!
|1.99||69.4%||Apr 19, 2018|
|Suits: A Business RPG|
Corporations control the entire global government. Injustice has inspired a revolution in Suits City. Follow the journey of a businessman's descent into corruption...
|0.99||89.5%||Jan 5, 2016|
|New Ice York|
Who froze the city of NEW ICE YORK? Who did this? That's up to you to find out, Detective...
|9.99||91.7%||Jul 4, 2018|
Horror-themed action-adventure set in alternate history Finland.
|4.99||63.2%||Dec 29, 2016|
A first-of-its-kind SUDOKU adventure game featuring the gang from EverythingHerbs, two separate story lines, and at least one super villain.
|0.99||N/A||Nov 8, 2021|
|4.99||78.7%||Mar 10, 2022|
|The Window Box|
Wander from room to room in this whimsical and dark visual novel as you follow five friends trapped during a freak storm. Listen while they have hard conversations and tough realizations as they confront the conflict in their lives. For what is a house but a box with windows?
|12.99||88.5%||Feb 19, 2019|
Waking up at night, the main character realizes that he cannot move. A terrible sense of panic gradually overtakes his mind, and the imagination begins to paint frightening pictures.
|1.99||83.3%||Jan 12, 2022|
|Better Off Dead - Life as a Prison Guard|
Story driven first-person comedy-thriller where you are tasked with guarding a small prison for 7 days.
|3.99||57.1%||Sep 9, 2022|
A visual novel with dark humor, turn based combat, and stat building. Experience the fatal strength in companionship and the emotional bond that can come from it.
|0.99||N/A||Nov 26, 2021|
Negative Nancy is a choose your “no” adventure for people who have had enough. An interactive sitcom where you can only say “no” (or nothing at all). Your choices control the story.
|14.99||93.7%||Oct 13, 2021|
|Cyanide & Happiness - Freakpocalypse (Episode 1)|
From the creators of Cyanide & Happiness and I-Mockery, comes the first game in an all new point-and-click adventure trilogy filled with dark humor, drama, and all the weirdness you've grown to love and/or dread over the years!
|19.99||54.5%||Mar 11, 2021|
Atmospheric horror shooter, offering a blend of intense action and survival horror.
|3.99||70%||Feb 6, 2022|
An FPS shooter story game set in the Haluwa at the beginning of the Calculus pandemic. Answering the question "What if they were right?"
|2.99||N/A||Jan 20, 2023|
|TYRONE vs COPS VR|
Sip lean and shoot cops in this thought-provoking game on police brutality in America... Fully reimagined for VR!
|1.99||93.2%||Oct 1, 2022|
Terrorarium is a 3D puzzle platformer about wanton destruction & adorable gore across a galaxy of community-designed murder gardens. Conquer dangerous alien worlds as a feisty granny with a chip on her shoulder and an army of cute but expendable walking mushrooms.
|14.99||78.6%||Jul 28, 2020|