Tag created in June 2017
Top-Down's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Top-Down 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 gives a better estimate of the tag's trend. It shows if the Top-Down 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 Top-Down game tag peaked in 2022 with 1095 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.28% in 2013 and 0.78% in 2023.
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.
Top-Down's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Top-Down tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average 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 Top-Down tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 44 (2010) and 627 (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 Top-Down tag received between 43% (2022) and 177% (2011) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Top-Down
This graph displays the evolution of the Top-Down 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 price for Top-Down games peaked in 2011 at 9.99$, and bottomed in 2018 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 15%, and bottomed in 2023 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Top-Down, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Top-Down tag games, classed by language. It helps estimate how different audiences 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 Top-Down games is 93% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 81% for the Japanese audience.
Shield Impact is an action survival game where a gladiator with only one shield will be challenged by rising hordes of enemies in an arena in ancient Rome.
|0.99||80.9%||Aug 29, 2018|
Simple and gripping gameplay most commonly as a classical arcade shooter. The game consists of short levels which is perfect for short breaks to relax.
|1.99||80.4%||Nov 16, 2018|
Juro Janosik is an action adventure about a Slovak legendary hero. You'll take an adventure across country of Slovakia, explore castles, solve puzzles, rob pandurs, liberate prisoners, steal from the rich and give loot to the poor.
|10.99||96.9%||Oct 25, 2021|
Cartel Tycoon is a survival business sim inspired by the ‘80s and '90s narco trade. Expand and conquer, fight off rival thugs and evade the authorities. Earn people's loyalty and strive to overcome the doomed fate of a power-hungry drug lord.
|29.99||77%||Jul 26, 2022|
What would be a crossover between Goof Troop puzzles with Tetris pieces? Blockicker!!!
|1.99||N/A||Jun 17, 2020|
An arcade spellcasting roguelite experience. Endless waves of enemies come at you, wait for them to use a spell then steal it and use it to eliminate them all.
|Free||N/A||Apr 10, 2021|
Renova is a topdown, open world ARPG with real-time combat and exploration elements. The game features a large sandbox, a number of unique dungeons and an interactive environment system.
|8.99||N/A||Jul 20, 2021|
REVO is a high speed, neon drenched space shoot ‘em up inspired by top-down, vertical-scrolling arcade classics of the 1980’s. Dodge and shoot your way through waves of enemies, collect pickups, and unlock powerful, ammo hungry weapons. Defeat giant, shoot-the-core bosses to win your freedom.
|14.99||91.7%||Aug 24, 2021|
Arriving on a curious planet, Vix and her toolbox Tin explore space, fixing machines with unconventional tools and eating cozy meals with kind robot locals. On an epic adventure, the duo repairs an interstellar beacon, constructs giant mechs, and unravels a cosmic mystery that transcends existence.
|14.99||88.6%||Mar 31, 2022|
Vaxomon is an horror psychological based on pokemon mystery dungeon: explorers of darkness and have many fixed dungeons during gameplay how to play: wasd or arrow keys map generation: fixed dungeons
|4||N/A||May 9, 2022|
Mana Chess is a colorful, turn-based adventure with Roguelite progression. Early Access players traverse three unique areas, and ten stages - collecting randomly offered abilities and items. Manage your resources efficiently to clear stages in as few turns as possible, and earn rewards.
|4.99||N/A||Apr 17, 2022|
'Farsiders' is a top-down (isometric view) 3D action Hack-and-Slash RPG game set in a stylized futuristic cyberpunk world. Embark on a journey as 'Cassie' to the past with references to real world legends (Arthurian) where the worlds of sci-fi technology and medieval magic collide.
|24.99||71.4%||Jul 19, 2023|
|Gene Shift Auto|
Gene Shift Auto is a turbo-fast battle royale set in a chaotic GTA-inspired city. Do missions and fight cops to level up random roguelike abilities, then use them to outplay enemies in high-stakes showdowns.
|Free||95.6%||May 23, 2017|
QUICKERFLAK is an experimental fast-paced time-attack top-down combat retro-hardcore minigame, that can be finished in a minute.
|0.99||93.2%||Jan 12, 2022|
|MetaMorph: Dungeon Creatures|
Descend into the darkest dungeons, lure enemies into brutal traps and free the spirits of fallen heroes! Morph between unique dungeon creatures to survive and drive back the evil forces of the underworld.
|9.99||84.4%||Dec 13, 2017|
Spinny's Journey is a challenging 2D action-puzzle game. You will help Spinny, a tiny alien explorer, find his way through mazes, dodge traps and repair his spaceship that was destroyed by a terrifying sparrow.
|9.99||80%||Nov 26, 2020|
Unique strategy/first person shooter mix: One commander on each team plays from above, choosing research, placing buildings and giving orders. The rest fill the role of soldiers on the ground, with four distinct classes to choose from and customizable vehicles to drive.
|Free||76.2%||Jul 28, 2008|
|Paquerette Down the Bunburrows|
The buns... you HAVE to capture them!! Think outside the bunburrow or get outsmarted by bunnies in this cute pathfinding-based puzzle game!
|11.99||98.5%||Aug 2, 2023|
Baseball Adventure is a 2d game designed for the speed and reaction of the player, each blow must be calculated and hit in time, watch the moving objects around and have time to pull out the glove to catch the ball.
|4.99||33.3%||Jun 30, 2021|
|The Shattered Elements Arena|
A controller based, top-down, 2D physics action game for 1-4 players. Maneuver your squad of mages through four zones of dangerous encounters with the Jurisdiction in an Arena which was devised by the Wise Witch in order to train the Defiance.
|Free||N/A||Dec 15, 2021|
|Bloody Rampage City|
Bloody Rampage City - you are a retired policeman who over and over again experiences his own nightmare - he is all alone with a gun against hordes of gangsters who are trying to kill you!
|24.99||90%||Feb 24, 2022|
Dracomaton is a top-down roguelike bullet hell about Eclipse, a small robot who awakens in an abandoned factory filled with corrupted training bots and the secrets of cosmic dragons. Fight your way to the top of the tower by transforming your robot body, changing your entire arsenal on the fly!
|4.99||N/A||Aug 1, 2023|
Choose your character from many Sector Sweepers and clean the next planets from ever-growing enemies in this top-down action roguelike shooter. Unlock new sectors by defeating enemies and upgrading your weapons or hero powers. Be the best Sector Sweeper the company ever had!
|2.99||90.9%||Nov 3, 2022|
Resolutiion is a zelda-like action-adventure, where an old killer and his AI explore a vast, mysterious world, full of mighty weapons, surreal abilities and gruesome bossfights.
|19.99||67.7%||May 28, 2020|
A weird mix of block-placing puzzle and roguelike, where you build a dungeon and explore it at the same time! Defeat enemies, clear lines and collect loot. Explore the different dungeons, complete quests and try to survive as long as you can!
|9.99||88.7%||Apr 6, 2023|