Top-Down Shooter tag
Tag created in June 2017
Top-Down Shooter's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Top-Down Shooter 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, on the other hand, gives a better idea of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Top-Down Shooter 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 Top-Down Shooter game tag peaked in 2022 with 366 games released. The popularity of the tag is in a range between 0.06% in 2013 and 0.27% 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 Shooter's popularity amongst players
This chart shows the reviews for games with the Top-Down Shooter 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 Top-Down Shooter tag games.
A typical game associated with this tag collected on average between 45 (2010) and 465 (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 Shooter tag received between 32% (2020) and 125% (2010) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Top-Down Shooter
This chart displays the evolution of the Top-Down Shooter tag's games price in USD over time, as well as the percentage of free 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 peaked in 2014 at 6.99$, and bottomed in 2015 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2020 at 16%, and bottomed in 2022 at 2%.
Positive reviews ratio for Top-Down Shooter, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Top-Down Shooter 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 Shooter games is 94% for the Vietnamese audience, and the worst is 82% for the Japanese audience.
Shadowgrounds breathes fresh air into the action genre with explosive combat sequences, an innovative weapon upgrade system, and an intriguing storyline. The adrenaline-pumping, top-down gameplay and audiovisual fireworks set the scene for this new action experience which also includes single computer (split keyboard or joystick) co-op...
|6.99||81.3%||May 8, 2006|
|RUNNING WITH RIFLES|
RUNNING WITH RIFLES is a top-down tactical shooter with open world RPG elements. In RWR, you join the ranks of an army as a common soldier, just like the thousands around you.
|14.99||88.3%||Apr 2, 2015|
|It came from space and ate our brains|
It came from space and ate our brains is a unique Arcade top-down shooter. Looking for addicting gameplay, four-player co-op mode, and tons of aliens to send into oblivion? You’ve come to the right place!
|9.99||77.4%||Mar 19, 2015|
|Star Control I and II|
Explore a vast universe with pulse-pounding action, side-splitting humor, and hair-raising plot twists in these 2 classic space adventure games.
|3.99||81%||Oct 19, 2017|
|Generic Space Shooter|
Welcome to an epic world of endless carnage, where you battle alien foes at lightning fast speeds, and engage in mind meltingly epic boss battles. Immerse yourself in a beautifully hand crafted world, with visually stunning top down graphics and unlimited action packed levels.
|2.99||73.5%||Mar 11, 2016|
|It's time to get out from the solar system|
A game with a futuristic anti-utopian story — a hardcore space shooter with RPG elements.
|2.99||54.6%||Sep 1, 2015|
Final Days is an arcade-style co-op shooter where you battle endless hordes of mutants. As the hordes grow into the hundreds, work together with your team to survive the onslaught!
|4.99||85.7%||Sep 18, 2018|
Show off your skills & reflexes in this frantic gallery shooter action arcade, filled with bullets, bots and explosions! You play as Erin Saver, carrying out her personal vendetta against the criminal Wildbots.
|9.99||93.8%||Jul 11, 2016|
|SYNTHETIK: Legion Rising|
SYNTHETIK is an unforgiving tactical shooter rogue-lite where freedom and experimentation is key. Fight in a world overrun by the Machine Legion and their Gods. Experience the next level in gun-play and dive into unparalleled build options and Android upgrades. Can you defeat the Heart of Armageddon?
|19.99||94.6%||Mar 15, 2018|
|Vzerthos: The Heir of Thunder|
Vzerthos is a 2D isometric old-school techno-fantasy styled Top-Down Shooter. Player's arsenal includes skills of the Thunder God's heir and three types of guns - use them to slice and dice, burn and blow up your enemies!
|6.99||68.2%||Jan 19, 2017|
Build robots, devise a battle plan and fight alongside them!
|9.99||N/A||Oct 28, 2021|
|Tesla vs Lovecraft|
Tesla vs Lovecraft is an intense top-down twin stick arena shooter from the creators of Crimsonland and Neon Chrome. Play as the enigmatic inventor Nikola Tesla harnessing the static energy to power up Tesla-Mech and give the lovecraftian nightmares a lesson in horror!
|14.99||89.6%||Jan 26, 2018|
Don't you hate it when you wake up and some scientist has experimented on you and stolen your headphones? Muffed is a fast-paced top-down shooter where you and your friends can find that guy and make him pay. Or fight everyone you know in the best 2-16 player PvP games around, your call.
|9.99||N/A||Jun 3, 2020|
|KILL YOUR FRIENDS|
A frantic arena shooter for up to 6 players. Play solo, or battle your pals online. Grab a weapon, don your comically oversized hat & an absurdly mismatched outfit, and KILL YOUR FRIENDS!
|9.99||80%||Apr 18, 2022|
Introducing a hysterical top-down shooter. Challenge your way through 7+ randomized levels, brimming with hordes of bizarre monsters. Upgrade your character through a selection of 30 unique powerups and minions, unlock special classes and much much more. Monsteria is chaotic fun for everyone.
|7.99||N/A||Aug 8, 2017|
|Man of Honor|
Man of Honor is a mafia themed top down shooter / character study where you control Emilio Gallo, an ex-mafioso, as he fights to get revenge on his former friends in the waning rust belt city of Ferrousburgh.
|9.99||N/A||Dec 7, 2017|
|Zombie Serial Killer Incident|
Her small town transformed into a world of terror, crawling with zombies. An unprecedented tale of click-based action and suspense is about to begin.
|4.99||N/A||Apr 19, 2018|
|Armed to the Gears|
Control a fully armed Mech and fight through cyberpunk cities, military bases and industrial ruins. Capture and defend territories, build turrets and structures, and wage war against powerful enemies!
|11.99||61.7%||Apr 8, 2020|
Psychological shooter. Mania. Disorder. Brokenness.
|6.99||90%||Oct 25, 2018|
|Find your way|
"Find Your Way" is an immersive Wild West third-person shooter. Become a determined sheriff, seek revenge on Jesse James' gang, and restore peace to Syver City. Engage in tactical battles and explore the atmospheric world in this thrilling odyssey.
|29.99||76.3%||Dec 19, 2022|
Explore the world, learn new spells, bend spells around corners and get spell upgrades in the adventure of a young wizard roaming the world. Become a wizard for hire and begin your journey.
|4.99||N/A||Nov 1, 2020|
The Ascent is a solo and co-op Action-shooter RPG set in a cyberpunk world. The mega corporation that owns you and everyone, The Ascent Group, has just collapsed. Can you survive without it?
|29.99||75.7%||Jul 29, 2021|
1-4 player intense arena combat, set deep inside the heart of darkness.
|16.99||N/A||Sep 18, 2020|
|Ritual: Crown of Horns|
Ritual: Crown of Horns is a violent, horde mode, top-down fast-paced action game set in an alternate Wild West, an absurd, acid-fueled vision of hellish frontier.
|19.99||64.7%||Nov 7, 2019|