Life Sim tag
Tag created in December 2019
Life Sim's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Life Sim tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. The number of releases gives an appreciation of the quantity of games published each year. It often tends to increase naturally, just like the total amount of Steam games released.
The percentage gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the Life Sim 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 Life Sim tag has peaked in 2022, with 343 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.02% in 2012 and 0.23% 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.
Life Sim's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Life Sim tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. 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 Life Sim tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 5 (2010) and 847 (2019) 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 Life Sim tag received between 14% (2010) and 301% (2019) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Life Sim
This graph displays the evolution of the Life Sim tag's games price in USD over the years, and the percentage of free to play 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 Life Sim games peaked in 2016 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2018 at 4.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2020 at 15%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Life Sim, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Life Sim 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 Life Sim games is 96% for the Portuguese - Brazil audience, and the worst is 85% for the Japanese audience.
|The Sims™ 3|
The Sims 3: Create the perfect world with full customization at your fingertips. Refine personalities and help fulfill destinies.
|19.99||86.3%||Jan 27, 2011|
|Castaway Paradise - live among the animals|
It's the ultimate Sandbox sim! Farm, catch bugs, talk to villagers, build your own tropical dream island! If you like Animal Crossing, Among Us, or Harvest Moon, you will love this game!
|14.99||71.5%||May 19, 2015|
|The Guild 3|
The Guild 3 is a fascinating trade and life simulation that takes place during the late Middle Ages. Step into the shoes of a citizen, acquire businesses and mansions, produce goods and trade them, start intrigues in politics and society, love, hate, bribe, fight and live through good and bad times!
|29.99||61.9%||Jun 14, 2022|
|The Coin Game|
A collection of ticket redemption arcades with realistic physics, a carnival, goofy robots, open world design, a global ranking system and silly prizes. Featuring 40+ modern inspired arcade machines and a pawn shop to keep money in your pocket. The Coin Game is made by a solo developer.
|13.99||96.5%||Feb 22, 2019|
Village Monsters is a cozy town life game set in a forgotten world. You play as the sole human living in a community of (mostly) friendly monsters.
|14.99||82.4%||Mar 22, 2022|
In this casual sim set in China, you step into the shoes of an average kid from birth towards the end of your high school. Study hard, have fun, make friends and face your ultimate challenge, the “Gaokao”. What will your life be after that? And when you have a child, will you be a Tiger Parent?
|9.99||91.8%||Sep 28, 2018|
|Legend of Homebody|
The simple game of a shut-in learning from home and earn money. (The game is purely fictional, do not try this out in reality. This is a somewhat serious and heavy game, so don't be fooled by appearances.)
|5.99||81.4%||Jul 8, 2021|
|Dude Simulator 2|
Dude Simulator 2 is an open world sandbox game. This is a life simulator. The main objective is to enjoy what you are doing.
|4.99||55.3%||Jul 27, 2018|
Experience the Finnish midsummer in Virtual Reality! Play as a grumpy old man from the village of Perälä in the middle of northern wilderness. Play summer games, heat up your sauna and build up a bonfire in this humorous parody of the Finnish lifestyle.
|5.99||N/A||Jun 27, 2018|
|Metro Sim Hustle|
Take the reins of an underground commuter train as you hustle your way to the top in a city full of hot real estate, cheap entertainment, and a diverse set of metropolitan residents.
|14.99||80.1%||Jul 24, 2021|
Alchemic Cutie is a wholesome relaxing RPG set on colorful Wimba Island. While taming wild jellies, you’ll meet villagers, enter jelly competitions and uncover the secrets of the island.
|19.99||58.6%||Nov 11, 2021|
|Summer in Mara|
Take care of your own island and sail with your boat in this cozy farming adventure! Relax and unwind exploring a tropical archipelago or harvesting your own crops while helping others. Discover the story of Summer in Mara, with farming, crafting and exploring mechanics.
|19.99||76.5%||Jun 16, 2020|
|Talk to Strangers|
Talk to Strangers is a game of everyday survival. Survive door to door conversations ranging from bizarre to mundane (in this order) while trying to sell products to strangers. But beware: nothing is what it seems in this neighborhood.
|4.99||95.1%||Apr 19, 2019|
The Sapling is a short simulation game where you design your own plants and animals, and put them in a world together. Or you turn on random mutations, and see what evolution does to your ecosystem!
|9.99||89.1%||Dec 12, 2019|
A life sim game where you play both in the Realworld and the Dreamworld. Your personality is your skill tree.
|11.99||71.1%||Oct 1, 2020|
|My Time at Sandrock|
Travel to the desert community of Sandrock and take on the role of a fledgling Builder. Use your trusty toolset to gather resources, construct machines, and turn your run-down workshop into a well-oiled production facility to save the town from the jaws of economic ruin!
|24.99||87%||May 25, 2022|
|Super Life (RPG)|
Welcome home to Sun Villa! After a long summer at grandpa's ranch, it's time to finish school, get a job and move into your own place. Let the adventure of life begin!
|9.99||90.1%||Jul 18, 2019|
You are an innkeeper, on a journey to transform a run-down inn into a bustling social space. Brew your own beer, run a farm, explore the world, and build relationships with your customers to create your own fantasy tavern!
|14.99||91.1%||Jul 28, 2020|
Sitcom train conductor blowing heads simulator
|18.99||53.9%||Dec 17, 2019|
Guide your character through it all, from their birth to their last breath. Make sure they remember you.
|7.99||N/A||Jul 10, 2020|
|Amber Time [RPG]|
Amber world, a game simulating life, come! Let's experience life together
|0.99||N/A||Apr 14, 2020|
The key to progress is to grow your Plant and tend to your animals! If you don’t. You will serve your customers and Design your own house and farm!
|6.99||N/A||Jul 22, 2020|
|The Last Wulin|
Playing as a master and taking over a wulin-family in the end of the Ming Dynasty. You can: Build your family; Acquired the Wuxue-Arts; Recruit disciples; Make different choices in different events; Improve the master's skills after each game time;
|4.99||46.2%||Nov 16, 2020|
|Live the Life|
Live the Life is the first person life simulation game focused on the deep player's interaction with the environment. Design your apartment using advanced building features, visit stores to buy furniture, food and clothing you like, and more completely free content coming soon
|19.99||62.6%||Sep 16, 2020|
|Bakery Magnate: Beginning|
Bakery Magnate is a game with a small plot in which you have to solve economic problems to keep the store afloat. At the same time, you intend to provide for your son, who constantly gets into trouble.
|Free||73.1%||Aug 23, 2020|