Tag created in June 2020
Nostalgia's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Nostalgia tag and the percentage they represent. 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, on the other hand, gives a better idea of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Nostalgia tag is getting more or less popular from a developer's perspective. 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 Nostalgia game tag peaked in 2014 with 30 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.18% in 2014 and 0.0077% in 2017.
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.
Nostalgia's popularity amongst players
This chart shows the reviews for games with the Nostalgia tag, either as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the average value for a game. If the graph is hard to read, 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 Nostalgia tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 35 (2010) and 954 (2020) 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 Nostalgia tag received between 95% (2010) and 270% (2019) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Nostalgia
This graph displays the evolution of the Nostalgia tag's games price in USD over the years, and the percentage of free to play 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 was at its lowest in 2014 at 6.99$, and peaked in 2022 at 16.99$. The percentage of free to play games has been stable at 4%.
Positive reviews ratio for Nostalgia, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Nostalgia 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 best rating for Nostalgia games is 99% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 77% for the Japanese audience.
|Beyond The Edge Of Owlsgard|
Save a peaceful world from being annihilated by machines in this oldschool point&click tale, inspired by classic animated movies and adventure games of the 90s.
|24.99||98.5%||Dec 23, 2022|
A Local Co-op Zen Space Rock Demolition game. Up to 16 players can play locally on a single screen, collecting space materials to unlock unique ships and upgrades, as well as new features. Drop in/out multiplayer for everyone!
|1.99||N/A||Nov 17, 2020|
|BOT.vinnik Chess: Winning Patterns|
Attention, comrade! Registrations are open once again! The players submitted to my previous training showed significant improvement in chess skills when compared to the rest of the population, even the lazy ones. So what are you waiting for?? Enroll NOW by clicking on the purchase button!!
|0.99||95.2%||Sep 30, 2020|
|Pajama Sam: No Need to Hide When It's Dark Outside|
There's no reason to be afraid of the dark. Fed up with his fear of the dark, Sam transforms himself into Pajama Sam - world's youngest superhero and resolves to confront Darkness! With help from King the mine car, Otto the boat, and a host of fascinating characters.
|6.99||97.9%||Apr 17, 2014|
|Lenny Loosejocks in Space|
You guide Lenny and Donga in their epic quest to save the human race from the evil Sluggees. It's the groundbreaking point-and-click adventure puzzle game sequel to Lenny Loosejocks Goes Walkabout in all its pixelated glory - exactly like you remember playing when you got home from school in 1998.
|19.99||N/A||Nov 1, 2022|
|Swords and Sandals 2 Redux|
The world's favourite gladiator game has returned, bigger and more action packed than ever. Swords and Sandals 2: Emperor's Reign, remastered with all new graphics, music and powerful new skills and awesome Arena Champions Pharoah King, John the Butcher and Ultra Flavlus
|8.99||77.5%||Jun 29, 2017|
|Old School RuneScape|
The best retro fantasy MMORPG on the planet. Old School is RuneScape but… older! This is the open world you know and love, but as it was in 2007. Saying that, it’s even better than that – Old School is shaped by you, its players, with regular new content, fixes and expansions voted for by the fans!
|Free||85.2%||Feb 24, 2021|
|Motesolo : No Girlfriend Since Birth|
On a late afternoon in Seoul, you discover two people talking at a local cafe, and you spy on their conversation.
|22.99||85.7%||Jun 9, 2021|
|The Gardens Between|
The Gardens Between is a surreal puzzle adventure that follows best friends, Arina and Frendt, as they fall into a mysterious world of beautiful garden islands. Manipulate time to solve puzzles and discover the secrets of each island.
|19.99||93.6%||Sep 19, 2018|
The Black Zone is a place where Arkanoid fans will truly be tested. Here you will find pain, heartache, and merciless Bosses.
|2.99||92.6%||Nov 30, 2020|
Discover a dark family secret and rid a young girl of her nightmares in this splendidly British point & click comedy adventure. Playing as sharp-witted Lucy, explore both dreams and reality to meet all the colourful characters who'll help you solve puzzles, gather clues and find a murderer.
|18.99||N/A||Oct 18, 2022|
In this bouncy sequel, released in 1987 for the Commodore 64, take on the role of an eternally bouncing tennis ball once more, travelling over a surreal landscape, but now equipped with powerful weapons and tasked with saving the world from evil aliens!
|2.99||N/A||Jul 18, 2023|
Qorena is a top-down, bullet hell, action-arena shooter of pure, survival, action! Bundled with a wide variety of multiplayer levels of bullet-raining hell, numerous monsters to fight, and the ability to customize the world!
|Free||N/A||Jul 5, 2022|
|SokoMatch: Lizard Saga|
In this game, you will help Lizzy, a lovable Lizard, to match 3 or more gems of the same collor in order to solve the puzzles and clear the stages! Are you ready? Solve!
|1.99||N/A||Jun 17, 2021|
|Paranormal Detective: Escape from the 80's|
A nostalgic 80's VR escape room puzzle adventure! You're a detective searching for a kid who went missing in 1987. Explore the kid's game room, play with retro toys, figure out puzzles and find the kid to solve the case!
|9.99||95.4%||Dec 12, 2019|
|Freddi Fish and the Case of the Missing Kelp Seeds|
Help underwater detective Freddi Fish and her finny friend Luther solve the case. Explore underwater caves, deep canyons and colorful reefs, and discover fascinating places like King Crab's Castle and A Sunken Ship Out of Time, in an effort to save the reef.
|6.99||97.2%||Apr 17, 2014|
Claim your place as king among Titans! GigaBash is a multiplayer arena brawler with gigantic film-inspired kaiju, larger than life heroes, earth-shattering special attacks and fully destructible environments.
|24.99||93%||Aug 4, 2022|
Poi is a 3D platformer featuring two kids on a grand adventure to unravel the mysteries of the Milky Way Globe. Explore uncharted lands, compete in challenge levels, meet quirky characters and defeat comical creatures on a journey to become a Master Explorer.
|9.99||93%||Feb 1, 2017|
|14.99||86.6%||Jul 19, 2023|
|Punch Club 2: Fast Forward|
You have come here to read game descriptions and play fighter management sims…and you’re all outta descriptions.
|19.99||80.8%||Jul 20, 2023|
World War II rages. The Nazis are planning to build an unstoppable, mutant army. On a mission to steal the secret plans, you were captured and imprisoned. Now, a lucky break gives you the chance to escape, but a maze of passages and trigger-happy Nazis stand in your way.
|4.99||93.5%||Aug 3, 2007|
|Mussoumano: Ataque dos Haters|
Mussoumano Attack of the Haters is a 2.5D action platform game inspired by the classics of the 90s with different worlds, levels, boss battles, game mechanics and 3D graphics powered by the incredible Unreal Engine.
|2.99||61.9%||Apr 9, 2018|
Block'Em! is an action-filled block-building party game for 2 to 4 players! The controls are simple but the road to victory is complex: be the first to reach the goal or be the last Blocky standing!
|6.99||91.7%||Sep 8, 2022|
A spooky trick-or-treat adventure about a mischievous puppy on a mission to score the evening's best candy. Create your costume, explore the neighborhood, and help your friends track down a menacing monster to save Halloween.
|9.99||93.6%||Oct 25, 2021|
A jigsaw puzzle like you've never seen before! A jigsaw puzzle with videos of dogs! Unlock Kitty's Message to find out what's behind this unusual game.
|0.99||N/A||Jun 17, 2022|