Tag created in July 2018
Emotional's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Emotional tag and the percentage they represent. The releases count conveys the quantity of games published on Steam each year. It usually follows the increasing amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the Emotional 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 Emotional tag has peaked in 2022, with 478 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.03% in 2011 and 0.32% in 2023.
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.
Emotional's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Emotional tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that 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.
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 Emotional tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 44 (2010) and 2594 (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 Emotional tag received between 67% (2011) and 625% (2012) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Emotional
This chart displays the evolution of the Emotional 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 2015 at 12.49$, and bottomed in 2018 at 5.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2019 at 21%, and bottomed in 2023 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Emotional, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Emotional 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 Emotional is 96% for the Vietnamese language, and the lowest is 85% for the Japanese language.
“Thing-in-Itself” is a short interactive story about the struggles of understanding another human being. Using Immanuel Kant’s concept as a framework, it leads the player through stages of a relationship, exploring how perceptions may clash and surroundings can alter.
|2.49||74.7%||Jan 5, 2017|
|Women of Xal|
A political intrigue visual novel with romanceable elements. Player decisions weigh heavy as consequences can easily lead to hurt and trouble.
|19.99||N/A||Oct 30, 2021|
|Endling - Extinction is Forever|
As the last mother fox on Earth, your cubs need all your care to survive in a merciless world that slowly destroys itself. You have to help them, teach them and save them. And you should never forget that extinction is forever – in the real world and in this 2023 BAFTA award winning experience.
|29.99||96%||Jul 19, 2022|
|Spiritfarer®: Farewell Edition|
Spiritfarer® is a cozy management game about dying. As ferrymaster to the deceased, build a boat to explore the world, care for your spirit friends, and release them into the afterlife. The Spiritfarer Farewell Edition includes the heartwarming base game and three major content updates.
|29.99||95.6%||Aug 18, 2020|
|随风而逝 Story About Times|
Time is the only thing we can't resist. Some people and things will never be found once they are lost. In the dark, a man was walking alone. The moment when you turn back, don't forget the place where came from!
|3.99||81.8%||Feb 25, 2020|
|Kind Words (lo fi chill beats to write to)|
A game about writing nice letters to real people. Write and receive encouraging letters in a cozy room. Trade stickers and listen to chill music. We're all in this together. Sometimes all you need are a few kind words.
|4.99||98.5%||Sep 12, 2019|
|Beyond the Stars VR|
The land is dying. The people are sick. Are you the hero destined to save them? Journey through interactive puzzles to rediscover ancient secrets as you bring health and happiness back to the land in this stunning (and free!) adventure exploration experience.
|Free||72.7%||Jun 4, 2019|
|Before Your Eyes|
Embark on an emotional first-person narrative adventure where you control the story—and affect its outcomes—with your real-life blinks. With this innovative technique you will fully immerse yourself in a world of memories, both joyous and heartbreaking, as your whole life flashes before your eyes.
|9.99||97.8%||Apr 8, 2021|
|Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan|
Rainbow Billy: The Curse of the Leviathan is a wholesome, creature capture, 2.5D Adventure-Puzzle-Platformer with over 30 hours of gameplay!
|19.99||94.4%||Oct 5, 2021|
Sweet love is a minimalist platformer with a committed message.
|0.99||N/A||Jul 30, 2020|
“A Lozenge” is a short interactive story about a mother-daughter road trip and motion sickness, dedicated to children of divorce.
|1.99||N/A||Aug 26, 2020|
|Wild Honesty: A party game for deeper conversations|
A party game for deeper conversations where you’ll push the boundaries of friendships to be more emotionally open and vulnerable. Share thoughts, opinions, and feelings in a more meaningful, challenging, and mindful way. Be seen and heard for who you truly are, and build closer relationships.
|19.99||73.9%||Sep 30, 2020|
Write down what burdens your soul or read confessions by other people.
|2.99||88.9%||Aug 18, 2021|
|Press Any Button|
This video game realized how boring it had been and now is trying its best to fix that.
|1.99||94.8%||Jan 7, 2021|
Every choice you make will change your story. Every small choice will change your relationships with comrades, and change your fate and those of your comrades at critical moments. You may be the villain, or a trustworthy comrade. Everything depends on your choices.
|8.99||87%||May 2, 2021|
|Best Month Ever!|
? Take part in a roller coaster of emotions with Louise embarking on a road trip of a lifetime through the late 1960s USA, trying to show her son Mitch how to navigate the often cruel modern world. Your choices matter! ✅
|19.99||78.3%||May 5, 2022|
Walk in Van Gogh’s paintings. Fight with the struggle that he went through in his life. Unveil the destiny of the starry, starry knight.Starry Knight is a 2D boss rush game focusing on unique boss design and emotional experiences.
|2.99||83%||Dec 15, 2021|
|?Gaia's Melody II: ECHOED MEMORIES|
Echoed Memories is a dark psychological love story, with character development, understanding and acceptance at its core. It holds a balance of bright and cheerful to emotional and depressing, and follows the protagonists as they come to terms with their traumas.
|7.99||N/A||Nov 5, 2021|
Social Moth is a charmingly beautiful narrative platformer where you play as Aletris, a socially anxious moth trying to find their place in a daunting world. Navigate conversations, solve creative puzzles, and enjoy satisfying platforming as you help Aletris contend with their social anxiety!
|0.99||98.4%||May 11, 2022|
Chill in the peaceful world of Garden In!, a charming sandbox game. Grow unique plants, discover new seeds, and design your dream garden. With its serene atmosphere, you'll find yourself saying 'just one more plant!' Dive in for quick relaxation or lose yourself for hours in the cozy journey.
|9.99||93.2%||Jan 26, 2023|
Dullpain is a side-scrolling, interaction, and storytelling game. Playing as Jingwen, a young boss of a long-established repair shop, you need to repair not only everyday items, also memories. You can enjoy dull-pain and breathtaking stories in different time and space and redefine the end of story.
|10.99||89.5%||Jul 14, 2023|
|The Kobolds Left Behind|
A tear-filled story game about the bittersweet last day of three abandoned kobolds.
|5.99||84.6%||Jul 7, 2022|
Blanc is an artistic cooperative adventure that follows the journey of a wolf cub and a fawn stranded in a vast, snowy wilderness. They must come together in an unlikely partnership to find their families.
|14.99||72.8%||Feb 14, 2023|
Every day is the same on the faraway Bento space-lighthouse - until a mysterious radio message breaks through. Evade the past, welcome oblivion, make the perfect Italian coffee. Still There is a psychological adventure game about grief, technical puzzles, wacky AIs and dark humour. How far is far enough?
|14.99||89%||Nov 20, 2019|
A normal rhythm-combat RPG in which nobody can die.Maybe.]
|1.99||45.5%||Dec 24, 2020|