Villain Protagonist tag
Tag created in June 2017
Villain Protagonist's popularity amongst developers
This chart shows the amount of games released over the years with the Villain Protagonist tag and the percentage of games released on Steam they account for. The releases count conveys the quantity of games published on Steam each year. It usually follows the increasing amount of Steam games released.
The percentage, on the other hand, gives a better view of the trend a tag follows. It shows if, in proportion, the Villain Protagonist tag is getting more or less popular. 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 Villain Protagonist tag has peaked in 2022, with 31 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.07% in 2015 and 0.01% in 2020.
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.
Villain Protagonist's popularity amongst players
On this chart, you can see the reviews for games associated with the Villain Protagonist 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.
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 Villain Protagonist tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 28 (2010) and 589 (2021) 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 Villain Protagonist tag received between 24% (2013) and 217% (2018) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Villain Protagonist
This chart displays the evolution of the Villain Protagonist 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 Villain Protagonist games was at its lowest in 2016 at 5.49$, and peaked in 2020 at 19.99$. The free to play ratio peaked in 2020 at 14%, and bottomed in 2022 at 3%.
Positive reviews ratio for Villain Protagonist, per language
This chart shows an aggregated Steam rating for all the Villain Protagonist 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 Villain Protagonist games is 92% for the Romanian audience, and the worst is 73% for the Japanese audience.
Become a necromancer and raise the dead - Undead Horde is a necromantic action game with elements from RPG, strategy and hack'n'slash. Maraud through the lands of the living, raze their villages and steal their treasures. Ultimately you'll take over the whole kingdom of the living!
|16.99||87.2%||May 15, 2019|
Be your own landlord in the town of New Blossom. Buy and fix homes & apartments, fix issues that arise, run businesses and play mini-games. It's all up to you which order you do it in. Just remember to own the town and run it in the way you see fit in the end.
|4.99||16.7%||Dec 31, 2018|
Ruinarch is an evil overlord simulator with a focus on story generation. Take control of the narrative by spreading rumors, unleashing monsters, and creating chaos on an epic scale!
|24.99||74.6%||Apr 24, 2023|
CARRION is a reverse horror game in which you assume the role of an amorphous creature of unknown origins, stalking and consuming those that imprisoned you.
|19.99||94.6%||Jul 23, 2020|
|Ring of Fire: Prologue|
Ring of Fire: Prologue is the first case in a search-based detective noir puzzler with a mature narrative set in the hyper-stylized streets of New London. Scour police records. Antagonize your suspects. Comb through a disturbing crime scene. You'll stop at nothing to expose the truth.
|Free||86.7%||Dec 15, 2020|
|Super Grave Snatchers|
Use necromancy to smash villages, scare townsfolk, and generally cause a ruckus.
|3.99||86.7%||Sep 30, 2021|
Ragedanger Earth - Demons and evil spirits have rebelled! Grab your gun and take out the vicious creatures in this roguelike first-person shooter!
|49.99||91.7%||Jun 25, 2022|
|War for the Overworld|
Tired of invading dungeons? It's time you built your own! War for the Overworld is a Dungeon Management Game that employs your favourite aspects of the RTS and God Game genres. Carve out your Dungeon and conquer the Overworld!
|29.99||86%||Apr 2, 2015|
|Skeletal Dance Party|
Necromancers! Paladins! Skeletons! Monsters! Oh, my! You play as Reva, a young fox-eared necromancer who embarks on a quest to host an awesome party for all her friends… who happen to be the reanimated skeletons of her enemies.
|8.99||88.9%||Oct 22, 2018|
|Swarm the City: Zombie Evolved|
Swarm the City: Zombie Evolved is a villain protagonist real-time strategy game. You will play as the King of the Dead and rule the world once again by creating zombie legions and destroying human cities. As the King of the Dead, you can infect humans, turn them into zombies and rule the world!
|4.99||76.1%||Jun 16, 2022|
|Legend of Keepers: Career of a Dungeon Manager|
Legend of Keepers is the perfect mix between Dungeon Defender and Roguelite. You have been hired as a dungeon manager by the Dungeons Company. Your job is simple: protect their dungeons!
|19.99||80.1%||Apr 29, 2021|
Short and very dark Medival-Fantasy themed Single-Player RPG
|1.99||N/A||Nov 3, 2022|
|The Siege of Brimir|
Play as an alien with super powers in frenetic battles against the army, destroy buildings, smash, fly and improve your character in order to annihilate humanity. They will try to stop you with their soldiers, F15, Giant mechas, warships or tanks but it is going to be useless against your power.
|11.99||85.2%||Oct 27, 2022|
Eat the villagers, murder bunnies, milk cows, or exterminate gods! Soulash is a traditional, turn-based roguelike where your goal is to consume the souls of the living, conquer the vast fantasy world and decide its fate.
|14.99||75.1%||Mar 4, 2022|
|My Lovely Daughter|
My Lovely Daughter is an alchemist simulator that explores the depth of a father’s grief and how far he will go to resurrect his daughter. Contains dark and disturbing subject matters, might not be suitable for children or those who are easily disturbed.
|14.99||70.8%||Mar 8, 2018|
Prepare to be tempted, mesmerized and thrilled, become the Overlord, how corrupt you become depends on how you handle any given situation. Your actions impact the game world. With incredible power at your disposal and a team of evil minded minions to do your evil bidding, how will you resist the temptation to be incredibly despotic?
|4.99||93.9%||Oct 26, 2007|
Like any decent demon Cid spends his nights performing all kind of evil deeds to the peaceful people of Darkestville. Little does he know that his old arch enemy is about to change his life forever.
|14.99||93.4%||Sep 21, 2017|
Take control of The Postal Dude in his infamous first outing as he battles to survive in a world gone mad! POSTAL is a classic isometric shooter filled to the brim with fast-paced explosive action.
|Free||85.5%||Nov 14, 1997|
A boys' love visual novel about an aspiring super villain and the spies he meets while trying to make a name for himself.
|3.99||85.5%||Jul 25, 2017|
|Kharon's Crypt - Even Death May Die|
Metroidvania dungeon crawler about Death & Grief full of puzzles, secrets & challenges. Inspired by old GameBoy Color games with Retro Pixel Art Aesthetics but with challenging boss fights & Lore-Rich
|14.99||96.2%||Feb 1, 2022|
|Dangerous Lands 2 - Evil Ascension|
In this action game, you join the dark side to bring prosperity in the evil ascension.
|1.99||N/A||Oct 19, 2020|
|Mall of Mayhem|
Mall of Mayhem is a third-person open-world action game where you will fight bosses, explore a large living open-world mall, cause mayhem, and upgrade your exo-suit to become a living weapon.
|Free||60.7%||Aug 1, 2022|
|The Advisor - Episode 1: Royal Pain|
The Advisor Series is a player-driven narrative where your choices & decisions, both in the game, and out of the game, determine how future episodes unfold. Play the role of villain protagonist Magnus the Magician, as he wreaks havoc across the land, one well-placed fireball at a time!
|2.99||98.1%||May 31, 2021|
|DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS|
DRAGON BALL: THE BREAKERS is an online asymmetrical action game in which a band of 7 ordinary citizens tries to survive the Raider (a classic DRAGON BALL rival such as Cell, Frieza, and Buu), who will hunt and evolve into an unstoppable force!
|19.99||56%||Oct 13, 2022|
|Under Domain - Alien Invasion Simulator|
Under Domain - Alien Invasion Simulator will surprise you with a Sci-fi turn-based game completely different from others. How about turning yourself into an Alien and planning an invasion to Planet Earth? You can secretly influence human history and build war machines to exterminate human beings.
|5.99||47.3%||Oct 22, 2020|