Tag created in June 2017
Mars's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Mars tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. 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 Mars 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 Mars game tag peaked in 2021 with 38 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.06% in 2011 and 0.0039% in 2015.
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.
Mars's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Mars 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 Mars tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 31 (2010) and 369 (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 Mars tag received between 33% (2022) and 185% (2011) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Mars
This chart displays the evolution of the Mars tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free games in this tag. Bear in mind that there is inflation over time, which means that a price should slowly increase just to keep the same value.
The median game price peaked in 2018 at 12.49$, and bottomed in 2021 at 4.49$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 32%, and bottomed in 2022 at 3%.
Positive reviews ratio for Mars, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Mars tag, separated 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 Mars games is 92% for the Bulgarian audience, and the worst is 73% for the Korean audience.
|Caves Of Mars|
Caves of Mars is a new 2D sci-fi action adventure space shooter game set in the mysterious caves of the planet Mars. Your mission is to navigate your spacecraft through 100 procedurally generated levels, battle against and destroy enemies and alien lifeforms and collect as many gems as possible.
|0.99||N/A||Sep 29, 2021|
|Deliver Us Mars|
Deliver Us Mars is an atmospheric sci-fi adventure taking you on a suspense-fuelled, high-stakes mission to recover the ARK colony ships stolen by the mysterious Outward.
|29.99||74%||Feb 2, 2023|
Rocket Horizon is a game where you control a rocket to dodge obstacles on different planets.
|2.99||N/A||Jul 21, 2023|
The conquest of new planets has reached a new level! A well-developed system for creating a colony. Choose your own path for the development of a new society. Develop your plantations on the red planet, build your civilization!
|7.99||N/A||Aug 22, 2021|
Prepare for your journey to Mars by building and managing a colony within the safety of Earth’s atmosphere. Hone your abilities to create a thriving community, terraform the land to suit your needs, and prove your capability for a larger mission. Get ready to launch in this prologue to Farlanders.
|Free||92.8%||May 18, 2021|
|Perseverance Mission - Astronaut Charlie|
Perseverance Mission - Astronaut Charlie is a puzzle game set on Mars. Charlie is a cat astronaut aboard his Rover and he needs your help.
|1.99||96%||Sep 12, 2021|
|Mrs.Cat In Mars|
Help Mrs.Cat to complete a mission: Explore Mars and collect the energy gems.In this 2d precision platformer, you'll have to memorize and face the invisible and visible deadly objects, running, jumping and meowing!
|0.99||98.2%||Jul 13, 2021|
Welcome to Mars Base, humanity’s foothold on the Red Planet! Join the expedition as an interstellar botanist and make history: turn barren soil into fertile farmland, grow food for colonists’ tables, and unearth the secrets of Mars! Are you ready to science the “crop” out of everything?
|19.99||53.3%||Oct 17, 2022|
Lead a major space agency as you guide humanity to Mars in this strategy simulation game. Construct a base, design and build rockets, conduct missions throughout the Solar System, and write your own history of Space exploration. Created with support from the European Space Agency.
|19.99||84.6%||Nov 17, 2020|
|OVERVIEW (A Walk Through The Universe)|
Overview is a mind-changing experience about our position in the Universe. With a narrative and an interactive mode, it features realistic imagery and accurate data to leave you in awe and wonder at the vastness of the Cosmos.
|9.99||72%||Mar 1, 2018|
Terraform, strategize, and construct a Martian colony in this retro-inspired turn-based city builder. Create a comfortable living for your citizens, research alien artifacts, and uncover the secrets of the Red Planet.
|14.99||93.5%||Jan 17, 2023|
The year is 2040. You, an ex-sergeant, have signed a contract with a large mining corporation in the Belt. Mine ore, build out your outpost, travel to nearby asteroids and collaborate with other belters.
|19.99||76.9%||Sep 9, 2022|
|BasCatball Mars: Basketball & Cat|
Play basketball. In Mars. With cats. Are you ready for the whole galaxy's hardest matches? Solve puzzles and win the Bascatball intergalactic championship!
|1.99||N/A||Nov 6, 2020|
Destroy drones, ravage robots and stomp some skull-bearing spiderdroids in a dark-humor drenched take on the classic 90’s shooter.
|19.99||63.4%||Mar 17, 2022|
NEW TERRA is a challenging and addictive multi-directional gravity-based space shooter. Fuel goes fast and is hard to come by. Hauling cargo makes your ship very heavy and mobility becomes limited. Strategy and resource conservation is key to completing your missions or you won't survive.
|4.99||N/A||May 5, 2022|
|The Last Hope|
You made the biggest mistake in human history.Now you are the last hope of the world.Explore U.K,Russia,Germany,Norway,Egypt,U.S.A,Mars,Moon Search fish,fruits,beer,meat if you want to stay alive.Travel through differents Eras of time,face differents kinds of creatures and return mankind back.
|3.99||45%||Aug 29, 2016|
|Occupy Mars: Prologue (2020)|
Occupy Mars: Prologue is an introduction to the world of Occupy Mars in which you have to use your brain in order to survive. The Prologue tells a separate story in a closed location and shows a sneak-peek of the full game mechanics.
|Free||79%||Aug 20, 2020|
|T. B. P.|
This is a game in which the player needs to navigate through the planets of the corresponding type (so that the other planets are the same as the one on which the rocket is located).
|24.99||90%||Feb 11, 2021|
|Caverns of Mars: Recharged|
Race through caverns while blasting away enemies and terrain to reach the depths of Mars in this reimagining of the 1981 classic.
|9.99||92.9%||Mar 8, 2023|
Rocket Explorer is a rocket viewing experience, where you can view the rockets of the world with your own eyes. Also in Virtual Reality! Launch rockets, compare them side by side, and take them apart.
|12.99||56%||Aug 21, 2021|
|Mars First Logistics|
Build physically simulated rovers and transport awkwardly shaped cargo across the surface of Mars. Earn funds, unlock new parts, and use your ingenuity to help the martians establish a new home. Playable solo or in online co-op!
|19.99||96.7%||Jun 21, 2023|
Ash Battle is a Sci-Fi minimalist survival game with a Bullet Hell style. Ash is on an unknown planet and has found many enemies who didn't like his visit. Prepare yourself and be ready for battle, because they come in huge numbers.
|2.99||N/A||Sep 16, 2022|
The year is 2033. You, an ex-Marine with little opportunities left, have signed up with Utopia Arura, a large mining corporation on Mars. They have sent you to a location they have proposed but you have chosen for mining. Everything else is up to you.
|16.99||69.1%||Feb 14, 2020|
A spaceship crash landed on Mars! You have to wear a jet and fight!
|7.99||N/A||Aug 14, 2020|
|Mars or Die!|
Control two characters simultaneously! Survive, gather, collect upgrades, fight all sizes of one-eyed Martians, build defensible outposts and conquer Mars, in this glorious mix between roguelite and tower defense.
|19.99||35.7%||Jul 13, 2018|