Tag created in June 2017
Noir's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Noir 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 Noir 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 Noir game tag peaked in 2021 with 118 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.19% in 2013 and 0.02% in 2017.
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.
Noir's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Noir 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.
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 Noir tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 24 (2010) and 875 (2014) 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 Noir tag received between 66% (2010) and 214% (2012) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Noir
This graph displays the evolution of the Noir 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 Noir games peaked in 2013 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2016 at 6.99$. The percentage of free to play hit its lowest point in 2018 at 5%, and it's highest in 2020 at 13%.
Positive reviews ratio for Noir, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Noir 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 highest rating for Noir is 95% for the Romanian language, and the lowest is 78% for the Japanese language.
|Bear With Me - Episode One|
Bear With Me is an episodic noir adventure game. Amber is trying to find her missing brother while being aided by her trusty teddy, Ted E. Bear.
|Free||88.1%||Aug 8, 2016|
A noir adventure spanning time and space. When a love triangle between cosmic beings becomes a bitter confrontation, you'll witness a gunshot fired by a jealous god—otherwise known as The Big Bang. Jump into the expanding universe and search for a way to destroy creation and save your love.
|14.99||80.2%||Mar 26, 2021|
|This is the Zodiac Speaking|
Story-driven FPP mystery thriller-horror with stealth and detective modes based on facts from the world-famous story of Zodiac, a never-captured American serial killer.
|12.99||51%||Oct 15, 2020|
Murder. Nothin’ nice about it. In this old school detective adventure, step into the boots of whip-smart Inspector Waffles and travel the city to track hidden clues, interrogate shady suspects, and unravel a dangerous mystery. But be warned: curiosity killed the cat...
|12.99||95.4%||Mar 23, 2021|
Now I can change the gravity, it opens up incredible possibilities. Does this really work in the AVA world? Have we really achieved the impossible?
|0.99||92.3%||Feb 10, 2021|
|Lacuna – A Sci-Fi Noir Adventure|
A murder. A hack. A bombing. All it takes to plunge the solar system into war – unless you do something about it. Help CDI agent Neil Conrad make a string of increasingly difficult decisions in this modern dialog-driven adventure set in a gorgeous 2D sci-fi noir universe.
|15.99||92.9%||May 20, 2021|
|Interrogation: You will be deceived|
As a police detective tasked with bringing down a dangerous terrorist group, you fight on two fronts: interrogating suspects & managing your team and its reputation. With time running out, how far will you go to stop these criminals? Manipulation, threats or even torture? Does the end justify the means?
|12.99||81.4%||Dec 5, 2019|
|The Slaughter: Act One|
The Slaughter is a noir point-and-click adventure set in Victorian London, laced with adult themes and dark humour. Follow the trail of a killer through atmospheric London locations and surreal dream worlds, meeting a cast of interesting, insane and eccentrically British characters along the way.
|6.99||86%||Jan 28, 2016|
|Chicken Police - Paint it RED!|
A wild tale of love, death, chickens, and redemption! Chicken Police is a buddy-cop noir adventure with a carefully crafted world, a gritty story, and absurd humor. The game mixes classic adventure games with visual novel-style storytelling, presented in a beak-droppingly unique art style.
|19.99||96.1%||Nov 5, 2020|
|Bear With Me: The Lost Robots|
Bear With Me: The Lost Robots is an all new prequel chapter featuring Amber’s brother Flint and the callous detective Ted E. Bear. Take to the gritty and bustling undergrounds of Paper City, discovering new characters and rich lore leading up to the events of the first 3 episodes of Bear With Me.
|4.99||87.7%||Jul 30, 2019|
|MAFIA: Family's Secret|
MAFIA: Family's Secret is a top-down shooting game. Kill your enemies, go through all the missions and discover the secrets of Guidice mafia family.
|6.99||91.2%||Jan 8, 2022|
|To Hell With The Ugly|
To Hell with the Ugly is an adventure game where you play as Rock Bailey, a gorgeous yet shallow young man, who must investigate and fight his way to freedom after being kidnapped. Alternate between turn-based combats and investigation in this film noir adaptation of the novel by Boris Vian.
|19.99||91.5%||May 30, 2023|
|Antioch: Scarlet Bay|
Antioch: Scarlet Bay is an online cooperative narrative adventure. Play as two detectives working together to solve a murder in the shadowy city of Antioch. Wander in a city filled with characters with their own agendas and attitudes, all your decisions change the story and lead to multi endings.
|4.99||83.4%||Nov 25, 2022|
|The Journey Down: Chapter Two|
Chapter Two of The Journey Down, a classic point-and-click saga with an Afro-Caribbean vibe. Get ready to embark on an epic journey of brain-teasing adventure!
|14.99||97.9%||Aug 25, 2014|
Rot Gut is an action packed platformer set in America’s 1920’s Prohibition era. You take control of an agent who, to uncover their mysteries, goes on a mission to fight the city’s underground armed to the teeth organizations.
|1.99||87.4%||Jul 12, 2016|
A dark and suspenseful narrative RPG about an Italian mafia family, where morality is tested with every branching decision.
|2.99||N/A||Feb 16, 2023|
|Criminal Archives: Alphabetic Murders Collector's Edition|
Are the murders of three different people connected? Or are we dealing with three different incidents? Cunning and logic are your best weapons in solving this case!
|13.99||N/A||May 1, 2023|
|告死天使之言 Death angel|
This is a 2-hour horror puzzle game. Please avoid the players who are uncomfortable with bloody and horrible content. There is a rumor in this city about suing angels. It is said that people only need to see this creature called suicidal angel You'll get an invitation from the angel of death.
|0.99||87.8%||Aug 10, 2019|
|Meteor World Actor: Badge & Dagger|
Superpowered detective noir. Maverick detective Ruka Hiryu pursues criminals by day—and ices perps by night...
|17.99||91.6%||Jun 9, 2022|
Band together with up to 4 friends to confront paranormal monsters. One player can take on the monster role to hunt the investigators. To win the game, you must survive long enough to accomplish all of the tasks to defeat the monsters. Step out of the shadows, no more running & hiding. Fight back!
|9.99||81.5%||Oct 26, 2021|
|Inexplicable Deaths In Damipolis: Inner Thoughts|
One tragic night, the power dome of Damipolis died during dinner under strange circumstances... What were they doing there? What really happened that night? And... who is the culprit? Solve the mystery in this first-person 3D graphic adventure, inspired by classic film noir.
|1.99||N/A||Dec 10, 2020|
|Labyrinth of Zangetsu|
Fight Japanese-folklore-inspired Yokai in a ink-brush illustrated Dungeon Crawler! Set in the moonlit city of Ido, the world has blackened under the 'Ink of Ruin' disaster. Conscript & customise your team of warriors as you venture deep into labyrinths and ink your destiny in a winding narrative...
|29.99||76.9%||Apr 20, 2023|
|Word of the Law: Death Mask Collector's Edition|
Investigate serial crimes and city government secrets! You're the only one who can get on the trail and break the chain of murders. Are you up for the challenge?
|6.99||91.7%||Jan 10, 2022|
|Twin-Turbo Supercharged Nitro-Fueled Papamobile|
Cyber-noir platformer in which you steer high-performance papamobile through a future city in order to deliver a cure that could save humanity.
|Free||80.9%||Jul 17, 2020|