Intentionally Awkward Controls tag
Tag created in June 2017
Intentionally Awkward Controls's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Intentionally Awkward Controls tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. 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 Intentionally Awkward Controls 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 Intentionally Awkward Controls tag has peaked in 2020, with 12 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.02% in 2014 and 0.0010% in 2023.
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.
Intentionally Awkward Controls's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Intentionally Awkward Controls 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 Intentionally Awkward Controls tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 3 (2010) and 1433 (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 Intentionally Awkward Controls tag received between 5% (2012) and 317% (2013) reviews compared to other tags.
Positive reviews ratio for Intentionally Awkward Controls, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Intentionally Awkward Controls tag games, classed by language. It gives an idea about how different audiences will 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 best rating for Intentionally Awkward Controls games is 91% for the Thai audience, and the worst is 70% for the Bulgarian audience.
Manipulate your wrists, elbows and shoulders to get the arrow to the bow, draw it, aim and fire!Probably Archery gives the player more control over the minutia of their joint movements with tons of crazy scenarios to conquer, multiplayer battles to fight and brutal target challenges to dominate.
|2.99||47.4%||Feb 6, 2014|
Surgeon Simulator is an over-the-top operation sim, stitching together pitch-black humour with life-saving surgery. Become Dr. Burke, a would-be surgeon with a less than conventional toolkit, as he performs procedures on patients including the Heavy from TF2! ...is that a hammer?
|9.99||83%||Apr 19, 2013|
|Many Buttons to Press|
This difficult video game is living proof of how difficult it is to make video games.
|3.99||34.5%||Jan 6, 2022|
|Drunken Fist ?? Totally Accurate Beat 'em up|
Funny drunken physics-based beat'em up game. Drunken brawls, lawlessness and more fun! Look for food and booze! Don’t forget to urinate on the asphalt...or on your enemies ¯\_(ツ)_/¯ Add to Your Wishlist!
|2.99||76.5%||Aug 25, 2019|
|Bound Up & Squirming!|
You're all bound up and stuck in a hospital gown, but that won't keep you down! Hop to it in this silly 3D physics based parkour platformer, Bound Up & Squirming!
|4.99||93.1%||Apr 25, 2019|
|International Space Banana|
SPIN. BOUNCE. STRUGGLE... In Space, nobody can hear you rage.
|0.99||96.9%||Mar 31, 2021|
SPINGUN is a "manic two-button arcade shooter". Two buttons. One spaceship. Zero chance to survive.
|1.99||84.1%||Nov 11, 2016|
|Catch Them If You Can|
A hilariously hard QWOP-like tiny 3D mind twisting catch animals game! It's a EASY game!
|0.99||N/A||Sep 12, 2022|
A physics-based platformer with unique controls and a pun-laden narrator. Jump, stick, and attempt to roll a loop over obstacles. Perhaps this game will teach you patience. Stick with it! I'll be right there with you. In your earhole. *Plorp*
|3.99||94%||Jul 20, 2021|
|because King of Beasts.|
The lion fly in the sky... because King of Beasts.
|4.99||N/A||Oct 8, 2021|
Guppy is a 2D watercolor fish simulation. Hide in the shade of lilies and venture carefully into the open in search of food. Try not to get eaten.
|2.99||70%||Nov 21, 2017|
Climb huge mountains, impale hundreds of enemies, and solve tricky physics puzzles... all using only a spear. Pole-vault yourself to victory in this epic joust-'em-up adventure — or face your friends in online co-op and PvP multiplayer!
|19.99||90.9%||Oct 22, 2021|
Have you every dreamed of maneuvering an intricate mechanical beast across daunting obstacles? Or fighting other mechs in hand-to-hand combat? If so, this may be the game for you! Cyber Lemur shines as a local multiplayer party game with coop character control and a variety of game modes.
|1.99||81.8%||Sep 15, 2021|
A digger. No transmission. No steering. No brakes. No problem! BH Trials is an obstacle course game where you only control the digger's articulated arm. Crawl, climb, avoid the obstacles, and solve the puzzles in a unique driving game. Control a mechanical spider in the up to 4-players co-op.
|8.99||93.3%||Apr 10, 2020|
Become the fella. Walk on the stilts.
|9.99||92.5%||Feb 26, 2020|
|How I learned to Skate|
Skate through an increasingly burdensome path by controlling your individual feet and body tilt in this desperately difficult challenge game.
|7.99||87.5%||Jun 23, 2022|
Circle Tank is a one-button minimalist coffee-break tank action game. Through three acts, mash uncontrollably as an onslaught of cuboid enemies threaten your existence. Intentionally awkward controls make this a rage-inducing challenge that will put you to the test. Can you survive?
|Free||N/A||Sep 7, 2020|
|LOCOMOTORICA: Staggering Ragdoll|
You are a machine learning model tasked with driving an active ragdoll in a computer physics simulation. Take manual control of your feet to retain balance, walk, navigate obstacles, and perform various tasks. A challenging game partially inspired by Bennett Foddy's work.
|8.99||91.7%||May 26, 2023|
|I Am Bread|
You are bread. Your mission, become toast! Take on all hazards to deliciousness as you head on an epic adventure in one of the the toughest games ever baked. All of the game modes (including Bagel Race) are now unlocked so there's sure to be something to suit everyone's taste!
|12.99||77.9%||Apr 9, 2015|
|Rag Doll Kung Fu|
A piece of Steam history - THE FIRST EVER NON VALVE GAME TO APPEAR ON THE STEAM PLATFORM!
|0.99||74.5%||Oct 12, 2005|
An arcade racing game with indirect controls. Take on the role rally car co-pilot, when the pilot himself isn’t there O_O Develop your spatial thinking and fine motor skills, beat other players’ records and, most importantly, have fun!
|3.99||95%||Jan 27, 2022|
|The Greatest Penguin Heist of All Time|
The Greatest Penguin Heist of All Time is a sandboxy physics game for 1-8 players, with everything from sneaky heists to hilarous stupidity to baking pizzas. With continuous updates, plenty of maps, and hundreds of items, clothes and quests, it has something for everyone.
|14.99||89.6%||Jul 2, 2021|
Anti-gravity + Bamboo-copter + jet backpack
|0.99||N/A||Jan 25, 2019|
Ambidangerous is a top-down shooter that puts your ambidexterity to the test. Simultaneously control two elite soldiers as you fight your way through four randomized areas, five unique bosses, and a dozen enemy types. Take the challenge alone or share the controller with a friend for co-op play!
|1.99||N/A||Aug 8, 2019|
|Soviet Bear Uni Adventure|
Soviet Bear Uni Adventure is a painfully challenging physics-based action/adventure game. Pedal and lean to stay upright and overcome each crazy obstacle.
|1.99||70.9%||Nov 6, 2019|