Tag created in June 2017
Mining's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Mining 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 Mining 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 Mining tag has peaked in 2021, with 75 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.02% in 2013 and 0.06% 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.
Mining's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Mining tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that 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 Mining tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 11 (2010) and 433 (2022) 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 Mining tag received between 30% (2010) and 120% (2018) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Mining
This graph displays the evolution of the Mining 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 game price was at its lowest in 2016 at 3.99$, and peaked in 2019 at 11.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2017 at 27%, and bottomed in 2022 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Mining, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Mining 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 Mining is 93% for the Thai language, and the lowest is 77% for the Japanese language.
Drill for oil like it's 1899! Turmoil offers players a visually charming, tongue-in-cheek take on the simulation genre inspired by the 19th century oil rush in North America.
|12.99||92.8%||Jun 2, 2016|
Mine gems, collect Pickaxes and discover treasure filled Biomes in PickCrafter!
|Free||86.5%||Dec 14, 2017|
|Dinosaur Fossil Hunter|
Become a real paleontologist, explore various environments and search for dinosaur fossils. Dig for and study the remnants of these majestic creatures to learn about their evolution. Build your own museum and experience an immersive background story.
|19.99||74.1%||May 4, 2022|
|Miner: Dig Deep|
A cozy mining platformer game. Dig deep into the earth in search of riches. Create your mine, improve your equipment, but don't get too greedy.
|6.99||89.7%||Nov 27, 2020|
Mining Cats is a logic puzzle that involves blasting rocks and creating paths that connect mines of gemstones of the same color.
|1.99||91.2%||Dec 16, 2021|
Defend against waves of alien attackers in this innovative roguelike survival miner. Dig for resources and choose from powerful upgrade paths. Is there enough time to mine a little deeper and get back to defend before the monsters attack your dome?
|17.99||90.5%||Sep 27, 2022|
Mad Miner is a mining game where you try to survive in a new order where world life is trapped underground.
|9.99||N/A||Jun 23, 2023|
Hydroneer is a mining and base building sandbox. Dig for gold and other resources to turn a profit and enhance your mining operation. Build a base of operations, forge weapons, go fishing, and dig deep!
|14.99||87.5%||May 8, 2020|
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|
|Cave Digger PC Edition|
Cave Digger PC is a mining game in an alternative western setting. Gear up with numerous unique tools and explore the town and the depths of the mountain. Discover secrets, easter eggs and multiple endings.
|14.99||80.8%||Aug 14, 2020|
|Sapper's bad dream|
The bomberman's nightmare. Or is it not a dream? Blow up the creatures before they try to kill you!
|3.99||48.5%||Jul 7, 2016|
|Quarry Simulator 2021|
Quarry Simulator - innovation simulator and economical strategy about creation of the quarries. You beginner magnat and you need earn some money for his bussiness.
|9.99||N/A||Dec 16, 2022|
Asteroids Extreme is a fast-paced, top-down, arcade-style asteroid mining adventure. Players blast asteroids and various enemies, collecting crystals along the way to upgrade their ship.
|3.99||N/A||Dec 23, 2021|
Because of the increase in solar radiation, the surface of the earth will soon be unable to sustain life, and people will need to move to the ground in the future. Therefore, scientists have developed high-tech trains that can shuttle underground efficiently.
|4.99||84.2%||Apr 7, 2021|
|Crypto Mining Simulator|
Realistic Mining simulator with custom builds mechanics! A lot of GPUs, CPUs, Motherboards, RAMs, SSDs, PSUs and more! Build your dream farm with 1000+ GPUs!
|4.99||71.5%||Apr 24, 2021|
Bore deep below the earth's surface in your all-terrain mining vehicle. Drill for ores, scan for artifacts, and explore an expansive subnautical cavern system.
|0.99||N/A||Jan 7, 2021|
The well-loved board game comes to Steam. This mountain is rich in mystic gems. Combine gems to open up new rooms, providing new ways to dig up gems. Race against other players or race together against the clock to dig the greatest mine in this fast-paced, easy-to-learn strategy game.
|9.99||92.3%||Aug 6, 2018|
Manage a Dwarven mining colony in the unexplored mountains of Mara. As conflict rages in the Overworld, you will need to craft, explore and fight as you provide the allies of your choice with the finest weapons and gear to assist them in the battle for glory.
|24.99||61.5%||Nov 16, 2021|
Eden Island is a beautiful survival game. As a survivor, you will explore and survive on a realistic tropical island, craft weapons against beasts, farm and hunt, build your own home.
|14.99||66.7%||Oct 1, 2022|
Explore the mysterious Wall World on your giant robospider: mine for valuable resources, upgrade your equipment to fight off hordes of monsters, and discover exotic biomes in-between attacks. Will you be able to survive and learn the secrets of the Wall World?
|4.99||92.1%||Apr 5, 2023|
|Coal Mining Simulator|
Welcome to the world of Coal Mining! Start with almost nothing and get to the top - develop your mine, sell coal, buy new machines and avoid dangers in this sandbox simulator. Take control of numerous mining machines. Destroy, mine, drill, transport and blow things up.
|14.99||36.4%||Apr 11, 2023|
A base and fleet building simulator. Then you actually fight in real battle vs bases. Soon to be an elaborate MMO that turns into a universe you can do live role playing with human game masters, changing the face of the universe and its history.
|Free||93.3%||Nov 21, 2020|
Set on Mars in an alternate Cold-War era, Super Motherload is a 1 to 4-player couch co-op digging adventure with storyline by Image Comics' Kurtis Wiebe, a fully voiced cast of Soviet and American characters, and a procedurally-generated world that changes each time you play.
|14.99||77.5%||Apr 4, 2014|
|! That Bastard Is Trying To Steal Our Gold !|
Steal gold from the Lerpikon's dungeons! Get rich!
|2.99||58.3%||Mar 3, 2016|
|Something Ate My Alien|
SAMA is a hand painted, digging and puzzle adventure where you take the role of a mining ship and the little Alien blob crew hijacked by a pirate ship. Your Aliens have to dig, fight and puzzle their way through the subterranean worlds fulfilling the ransom demand. Can you do it?
|16.99||87.2%||Jun 18, 2020|