Walking Simulator tag
Tag created in June 2017
Walking Simulator's popularity amongst developers
This graph shows games released over the years with the Walking Simulator 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 Walking Simulator tag is getting more or less popular amongst developers. 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 Walking Simulator game tag peaked in 2021 with 375 games released. The tag's popularity is in a range between 0.03% in 2011 and 0.29% in 2014.
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.
Walking Simulator's popularity amongst players
This graph displays the reviews for games associated with the Walking Simulator tag, both as count and as a percentage of all Steam reviews, and the value for an average game. Note that if the chart is cluttered, you can always deactivate some 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 Walking Simulator tag games.
A standard game associated with this tag received on average between 128 (2010) and 1048 (2014) 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 Walking Simulator tag received between 67% (2023) and 353% (2010) reviews compared to other tags.
Price of games tagged with Walking Simulator
This chart displays the evolution of the Walking Simulator 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 2013 at 13.99$, and bottomed in 2020 at 4.99$. The percentage of free to play peaked in 2014 at 17%, and bottomed in 2022 at 1%.
Positive reviews ratio for Walking Simulator, per language
This graph shows an aggregated Steam rating for the whole Walking Simulator tag, separated 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 highest rating for Walking Simulator is 93% for the Vietnamese language, and the lowest is 77% for the Bulgarian language.
There is one rule in the game. And it needs to be broken. There is one goal. And when you attain it, you die.
|9.99||78.9%||Mar 18, 2009|
The Graveyard is a very short computer game. You play an old lady who visits a graveyard. You walk around, sit on a bench and listen to a song. It's more like an explorable painting than an actual game. An experiment with poetry and storytelling but without words.
|4.99||62.1%||Mar 9, 2009|
Begin a journey through one of the most original first-person games of recent years.
June 7th, 1995. 1:15 AM. You arrive home after a year abroad. You expect your family to greet you, but the house is empty. Something's not right. Where is everyone? And what's happened here? Unravel the mystery for yourself in Gone Home, a story exploration game from The Fullbright Company.
|14.99||77%||Aug 15, 2013|
It's 1972 and a military coup has rocked Anchuria. You, Angela Burnes, are trapped in the metropolitan capital of San Bavón. Your paradise has turned into a warzone. You take up a job as a housekeeper. Every week, an hour before sunset, you clean the swanky bachelor pad of the wealthy Gabriel Ortega.
|19.99||66.2%||May 21, 2015|
|The Old City: Leviathan|
The Old City: Leviathan is an experiment in first person exploration that focuses entirely on story. All that exists is you and the world. Set in a decaying city from a civilization long past, The Old City: Leviathan puts the player in the shoes of a sewer dwelling isolationist.
|5.99||70.7%||Dec 3, 2014|
|The Beginner's Guide|
The Beginner's Guide is a narrative video game from Davey Wreden, the creator of The Stanley Parable. It lasts about an hour and a half and has no traditional mechanics, no goals or objectives. Instead, it tells the story of a person struggling to deal with something they do not understand.
|9.99||87.6%||Oct 1, 2015|
|The Moon Sliver|
You are on a bleak, cold, windy island. And you seem to be alone... but fires and candles still burn. As you explore, a story of guilt, loneliness, and faith begins to take shape. And it becomes increasingly obvious that something is hunting you...
|1.99||76.2%||Oct 28, 2014|
|TRIP Steam Edition|
Explore an avant-garde cubist dream, stimulate your visual senses and immerse yourself in a surreal TRIP. A visually tantalizing open world artware that culminates the player to relax and enjoy a safe enviroment for them to explore at their own pace. There are no objectives, no rules, just art.
|0.99||54.6%||Jun 19, 2015|
Tacoma is a sci-fi narrative adventure from the creators of Gone Home. Set aboard a high-tech space station in the year 2088, explore every detail of how the station’s crew lived and worked, finding the clues that add up to a gripping story of trust, fear, and resolve in the face of disaster.
|19.99||87.7%||Aug 1, 2017|
|Heaven Island - VR MMO|
More a Journey in your Inner Self than a game, "Heaven Island" is an experience in which you'll explore wonderful places. The inspiration for the environments comes from the Renzo Piano designs and from the book "Origins of Architectural Pleasure" in which the welfare is of primary importance.
|0.99||53.4%||Dec 23, 2015|
Our hero decided to escape from the hustle and bustle of the city and get out into nature to relax in a cabin that was in the mountains.
|0.99||39.1%||Oct 1, 2015|
|Everybody's Gone to the Rapture|
Featuring a beautiful, detailed open-world and a haunting soundtrack, Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture is non-linear storytelling at its best.
|19.99||69.9%||Apr 14, 2016|
The main character is a hunter who looks for ancient relics. One day he set off to find a legendary mirror which concluded the great force and so great evil, keeping secrets of a magic artifact. You have a chance to know were is a mirror, but be careful the evil waits for you continually.
|4.99||43.1%||Jan 26, 2016|
What could be better than a fine day closer to nature. Small village house outside of the city noises and stress... Reading a book next to a fireplace... One night, strange voices started to come from beneath the house. Our hero discovers a mysterious book, once opened, releasing the ancient Evil.
|0.99||39%||Sep 5, 2016|
|Dear Esther: Landmark Edition|
Dear Esther immerses you in a stunningly realised world, a remote and desolate island somewhere in the outer Hebrides. As you step forwards, a voice begins to read fragments of a letter: 'Dear Esther...' - and so begins a journey through one of the most original first-person games of recent years.
|9.99||78.8%||Feb 14, 2017|
Immerse yourself in an adaptation of an old story about Ewan Berrington.
|4.99||88.6%||Apr 11, 2017|
|The Fidelio Incident|
The Fidelio Incident is a single-player, first-person thriller set off the coast of Iceland. Inspired by Beethoven's only opera Fidelio. After a violent plane crash, Stanley must search a desolate frozen island in search of his wife Leonore while covering up any traces of their bloody Irish past.
|9.99||77.3%||May 23, 2017|
An atmospheric first-person narrative adventure set in a surreal seascape locked between ice and rock. Following an incident, you and a friend must find power, defeat strange and deadly creatures, and decipher what mysterious forces are attempting to prevent your escape. Escape together or die alone.
|9.99||61.2%||Oct 23, 2017|
Jung's Labyrinth is a psychological exploration game that uses Jungian psychology, mythology, alchemical and dream symbolism in a series of active imaginations to map the process of individuation. Confront your inner archetypes, collect messages that other travelers left behind and reach your Self.
|12.99||71.7%||Sep 4, 2020|
Mundaun is a lovingly hand-penciled horror tale set in a dark, secluded valley of The Alps. Explore various areas full of secrets to discover, survive hostile encounters, drive vehicles, fill your inventory, and solve a variety of handcrafted puzzles.
|19.99||94.9%||Mar 16, 2021|
|Hunt Down The Freeman|
Just another mission, or so you thought… until aliens from another dimension start invading Earth before a scientist with a crowbar hospitalizes you after wiping out your entire squad. Just when you thought you were finished, a man with a briefcase offers you the chance for another beginning.
|9.99||48%||Feb 23, 2018|
Marginalia is a first-person horror game that transports you to Kestlebrook, a secluded valley where history becomes enmeshed with a strange present. Weeks ago Eric left. Days ago you got a letter telling you to come to him. Now you're here, but precisely where is here? And better yet, when?
|5.99||85%||Oct 1, 2019|