Real-Time with Pause tag
Tag created in June 2017
Real-Time with Pause's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Real-Time with Pause tag and the percentage they represent. 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 Real-Time with Pause 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 Real-Time with Pause tag has peaked in 2019, with 36 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.21% in 2012 and 0.01% 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.
Real-Time with Pause's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Real-Time with Pause tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. 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.
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 Real-Time with Pause tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 41 (2010) and 1154 (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 Real-Time with Pause tag received between 96% (2011) and 379% (2018) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Real-Time with Pause
This chart displays the evolution of the Real-Time with Pause 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 price for Real-Time with Pause games was at its lowest in 2009 at 9.99$, and peaked in 2022 at 18.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2017 at 4%, and bottomed in 2019 at 3%.
Positive reviews ratio for Real-Time with Pause, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Real-Time with Pause tag games, classed 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 best rating for Real-Time with Pause games is 94% for the Thai audience, and the worst is 83% for the Simplified Chinese audience.
|Masquerada: Songs and Shadows|
Masquerada is a single-player tactical RPG set in a Renaissance-inspired city of magic, where real-time combat can be paused to set up elemental combos powered by Venetian-styled masks. Come for gorgeous hand-drawn art; stay for the rich lore & a thoughtful, fully-voiced tale of intrigue & tragedy.
|19.99||89.8%||Sep 30, 2016|
In this unconventional real-time strategy game, control a fearsome army of stink bugs, cockroaches, lightning bugs, ants and more in a miniature, pun-filled warzone! 56 battles with 22 types of Battle Bug await you!
|4.99||N/A||Nov 23, 2020|
|Black Geyser: Couriers of Darkness|
Black Geyser is an isometric, party-based fantasy RPG inspired by genre classics. Recruit characters with unique personalities and explore a land ravaged by civil war and a mysterious curse of greed. Your choices, good or evil, will decide the fate of the Kingdom of Isilmerald.
|29.99||72.3%||Mar 17, 2022|
Build a fleet and lead humanity to safety. Grow your fleet using force, diplomacy or guile... and try to stay ahead of the relentless Harvesters. Each ship you add to your fleet gives you powers but also reduces your limited resources in this challenging RTS-with-pause game.
|19.99||87.3%||Dec 2, 2019|
Make Mars your own! Take control of the world’s most sophisticated AI (AMI) and terraform the surface of the Red Planet for a city-building experience on a planetary scale. Transform this barren world into a lush paradise and explore the surface for any ancient secrets that may be waiting.
|29.99||75.6%||Dec 3, 2020|
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|8.99||93.8%||Mar 29, 2023|
BIG INTERNET FIGHT ? deckbuilder ? ?posting simulator? biggest cardgame innovation since the invention of sleeves ? lore makes you go ? then gameplay makes you go ?????
|9.99||94.6%||Aug 4, 2022|
|Age of Undead|
Age of Undead is a multi-genre game (turn-based, RTS, FPS) that allows you to face the frightful Zombie Apocalypse with 3 unique factions: the Army, the Infected, and the Survivors. Make strategic choices in the Campaign, then go into battle and fight to survive!
|19.99||84.8%||Jul 26, 2022|
Red Sea is an intense Real-time Tactics game where you control a small team of vigilantes in increasingly challenging battles. It features a Scriptable Tactics system that mixes auto-battling with manual overrides and has a ton of powerful ability interactions to discover.
|4.99||N/A||Mar 13, 2023|
Play as the leader of a civilization, make it prosper and stand the test of time. Orbi Universo is a strategy/simulation game in which you manage your civilization with an abstract and complex node system and you make your society evolve through different periods, from cavemen to the Modern Era.
|19.99||78.7%||Jan 10, 2020|
|The Red Solstice|
2280 A.D. The last few survivors of a ruined Earth seek a new home: Mars, a planet whose inhabitants didn't take too kindly to outsiders. The Red Solstice is a tense, tactical, squad-based action game. Fight to survive with up to 8 players in co-op, or lead your own squad in single-player mode.
|9.99||74.6%||Jul 9, 2015|
See what it means to face the fire. Command a firefighting unit in an exciting tactical RTS. Save lives, manage your water supplies and care for your team in 30+ missions. Be a real hero!
|14.99||66.1%||Jul 27, 2022|
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|19.99||83.9%||Oct 12, 2017|
|Artist Life Simulator|
Live the life of a starving artist in 19th century alternative history. Survive poverty, alchoholism, madness, depression, and 67 different feelings. Paint masterpieces by combining inspirations, sell them for riches (or scraps) and create a painting that will change the world.
|19.99||85.3%||Dec 13, 2022|
Global strategy game about secret societies. You’ll lead the Brotherhood - an organization that juggles the whole world. The key feature of the game is the manipulation of powers. Instead of giving direct orders, the Brotherhood provokes countries into doing what the Brothers want.
|19.99||60.4%||Apr 15, 2021|
Command grand fleets and wage strategic wars on an interstellar scale in this new take on galactic Grand Strategy. Transform nature to suit the needs of Empire and surge forward! Will you guide aspiring interstellar nations to glory, or rekindle the flames of a long lost Empire?
|7.99||54.6%||Aug 4, 2022|
|Remnants of the Rift|
How far would you go to find closure — to the end of another dimension? As a dimension-diving merc, Morgan must ride the frequencies between worlds to discover the secrets of a new reality. Pause, plan, and play in a groovy retro-futuristic world, in this real-time roguelite action game.
|17.99||N/A||May 4, 2023|
Land Doctrine is a 3D sandbox strategy game. You can design tanks, manage research, equip infantry, set up infantry training, optimize production and build combined arms battalions to crush your enemies.
|4.99||52.2%||Mar 13, 2017|
|Victory At Sea Pacific|
Victory at Sea Pacific is the exciting game of naval RTS combat set during World War II. Bringing an epic approach to real time strategy war gaming, search and destroy enemy fleets across an open world sandbox in a desperate attempt to change the course of history.
|39.99||60.8%||Sep 14, 2018|
|AI War 2|
The most devious and acclaimed artificial intelligence in strategy gaming is better than ever. A grand strategy/RTS hybrid that reverses many conventions of both genres. Take territory without attracting attention, build your empire with care, and adapt to an ever-evolving galactic battleground.
|19.99||88.5%||Oct 22, 2019|
|NEBULOUS: Fleet Command|
Take command of your hand-tailored fleet of space warships and use realistic radar, electronic warfare, advanced movement controls in 3D space, and precision targeting to outmaneuver and outwit your opponents in a simulation-heavy tactical space game like no other.
|19.99||92.3%||Feb 11, 2022|
|Supreme Ruler Ultimate|
Real-Time Strategy/Wargame. From World War II through the Cold War and into the future, re-live or re-imagine the tensions and crises of our recent history! Guide your nation through the era of your choice in Campaigns, Scenarios, and Sandboxes, as you make every effort to become Supreme Ruler!
|19.99||77.8%||Oct 17, 2014|
|The King's Campaign|
Conquer Medieval Europe and North Africa in a combination of Grand Strategy and Real-Time Strategy gameplay where you rule one of 28 kingdoms as you build and manage your cities, engage in diplomacy and command massive armies on the world map and on the battlefield
|19.99||N/A||Jul 13, 2023|
Space Menace is a sci-fi space RTS and battle game. You play as a space captain, seeking fortune and glory as you see fit. Leave your mark on the world and determine the fate of the galaxy with your decisions.
|11.99||75%||Nov 11, 2022|
|Industries of Titan|
Create a sprawling industrial city. Compete with other rival corporations on Titan for resources, territory, and power. Seek victory via technology, influence, warfare, or the wealth extracted from your citizens. Stake your claim to the Industries of Titan in this innovative sim/strategy game!
|29.99||67.4%||Jan 31, 2023|