Tag created in June 2017
Linear's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Linear 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 Linear 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 Linear game tag peaked in 2021 with 1070 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.09% in 2014 and 0.72% 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.
Linear's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Linear 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.
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 Linear tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 1782 (2014) and 48 (2023) 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 Linear tag received between 22% (2023) and 392% (2012) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Linear
This chart displays the evolution of the Linear 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 2014 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2020 at 3.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 14%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Linear, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Linear 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 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 Linear games is 94% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 80% for the Japanese audience.
|Deported: Drain the Swamp|
Crankage Games brings you another hilarious tale full of satire and parody! Play as Ronald J. Grump, a secret agent hellbent on deporting illegal extraterrestrials from outer-space off of his home-planet! Follow Agent Grump as he drains the swamp, deports aliens, and makes Earth great again!
|0.99||87.5%||Nov 5, 2018|
Hero Express is an amazing 2d physics-driven driving game, full of strategy and fun. Go to an awesome journey around the world and save the planet!
|4.99||81.8%||Jul 5, 2019|
|Animation Studio Manager|
Animation Studio Manager is a strategy/management game that pits you against the animation industry's top Producer and your ultimate rival - your Mother. Will you follow her path of Power and Corruption or stay Pure and Artistic? Will you sweep the Award Show or be the failure she always expected?
|3.99||69.2%||Apr 8, 2022|
|MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures|
Descend into the darkest dungeons, lure enemies into brutal traps and free the spirits of fallen heroes! Morph between unique dungeon creatures to survive and drive back the evil forces of the underworld.
|9.99||84.4%||Dec 13, 2017|
In Guilty Me, take the role of Lucy on a scary nighttime journey home from the coffee shop. Face psychological terror, explore a dark environment, and uncover hidden secrets. Survive the chase and immerse yourself in a gripping walk simulator of suspense.
|5.99||84.6%||Jul 31, 2023|
|Lucky Tlhalerwa - Zombie Rampage|
First-Person Linear Story-Telling Game, 7 Chapter 6 Hours Long Story, Verde Diamente Presidente Francisco Antonio Rodriguez Mobilizes La National Policia And Defense Force To Combat An Outbreak Of Zombies, Calling For The Manhunt, Arrest And Prosecution Of 3 Scientists Who Made The Outbreak
|1.99||52.4%||Apr 4, 2022|
|Drag and Drop|
Remember how you dragged the little man into google maps? Try something like this in the game Drag and Drop!
|39.99||87.5%||Nov 21, 2022|
Cat Attack - 2d Side Scroller - Shooter, a game about a dog trying to fight off an army of cats who are not happy that food was taken from them.
|4.99||N/A||Aug 4, 2021|
Stolen Dolls is a 2D platform game in which the girl with the gun must collect her toy dolls.
|29.99||92.9%||Nov 21, 2022|
For Tan Yan, there is little hope his life will change. It's like his whole life is trapped inside a snowdome, unable to escape. But, what if, one day, he's given the chance to make a change?
|Free||92.1%||Jul 23, 2020|
|Discord Rich Me! (Custom Rich Presence)|
A complete Discord Rich Presence customizer.
|2.99||69.1%||Sep 13, 2022|
A relaxing walking simulator game with biblical narration from the book of Tobit. Relive a narrated biblical story of Tobit in an engaging forest environment.
|Free||38.9%||Feb 14, 2019|
After working all your life you have finally managed to build a device that allows you to travel between parallel worlds. will you be able to return home?
|6.99||N/A||Jul 21, 2023|
Conspiracy Girls is a short visual novel about cute and funny girls who around exposing conspiracies, and get into all sorts of trouble doing so!
|Free||83.3%||Feb 24, 2021|
|Princess Sera adventures|
Princess Sera adventures - In this platformer, you take on the role of a naughty, sweet tooth princess. Her passion for sweets is so great that she escapes from the palace just to collect as much ice cream and peanut butter as possible. But be careful!
|3.99||N/A||Dec 7, 2021|
|AWAY: The Survival Series|
In this story-based adventure, play as a tiny sugar glider in your very own nature documentary. Glide among the trees, fight dangerous predators, and explore beautiful environments as you embark on a high-flying journey to save your family.
|19.99||54.7%||Sep 28, 2021|
Cutie Bear is a platformer game. Help the princess get home!
|0.99||90.9%||Mar 30, 2021|
Astrodogs is an on-rails arcade action game featuring a cast of space dogs that have to save the galaxy from WOOFER, a corporation that controls everything. Also ran by dogs.
|12.99||83.3%||Apr 8, 2021|
First-person shooter adventure game 3D shooting, platform jumping, adventure puzzle solving Have a great gun shooting experience
|1.49||N/A||Apr 11, 2021|
Classic 2D horror game about a lone roamer decides to retrieve a satanic book for mysterious Mr. Grey and face anthropomorphic demons in order to fulfill his childhood dream.
|2.99||83.3%||Sep 24, 2020|
|Super Sketch Bob|
Super Sketch Bob is a 2D action platformer which gives you the power to draw ladders, bridges and trampolines to overcome challenges and save the day! Draw platforming objects in real-time as you solve puzzles, find hidden secrets, and traverse six action-packed worlds!
|14.99||N/A||Mar 16, 2023|
Carve your way with fire and steel to find out what secrets lie beyond the Mist in this intense 3-hour-long action-platformer game. Get ready to wield the flames and burn everything!
|16.99||83%||Jun 7, 2023|
Blast your hovercycle through the enemy's crushing forces under a bright blue sky! Dodge enemy fire, attack huge mechanical targets, and score critical pistol hits in this new style of forward-scrolling arcade action. This is VR Arcade Shooting.
|14.99||90%||Jun 26, 2020|
|Citadale - The Awakened Spirit|
A Hero just can't enjoy some peace now, can he? The sexy seductress Succubus is out for revenge on Arion Dorleac just when he wants to get married and get some sexy times on. Because of course she has to attack on his wedding day...
|8.99||N/A||Aug 21, 2020|
The gods have blessed New Canaan for four hundred years, and everyone - including Sister Ginsetsu - thought it would go on forever, until the day Ginsetsu met the gods of New Canaan. Since then, the story between the maiden who calls herself a god, and the maiden who will become a god has begun.
|3.99||94.9%||Oct 2, 2021|