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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Gothic, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.13
93% 13,431 votes
7.98
96% 511 votes
7.83
89% 9,037 votes
7.74
97% 128 votes
7.71
97% 118 votes
7.66
93% 289 votes
7.38
84% 2,172 votes
7.37
94% 52 votes
7.33
84% 2,091 votes
7.32
82% 10,215 votes
7.30
100% 18 votes
7.29
91% 86 votes
7.28
100% 17 votes
7.27
94% 36 votes
7.25
84% 682 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Gothic is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Gothic, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Adventure 52%
  2. Action 51%
  3. Singleplayer 45%
  4. 2D 43%
  5. Dark Fantasy 42%
  6. Atmospheric 40%
  7. Horror 36%
  8. Dark 34%
  9. Fantasy 33%
  10. Indie 31%
  11. RPG 29%
  12. Story Rich 29%
  13. Pixel Graphics 25%
  14. Casual 23%
  15. Exploration 23%
  16. 3D 22%
  17. Action-Adventure 20%
  18. Demons 19%
  19. Mystery 18%
  20. Puzzle 17%
  21. Medieval 17%
  22. Magic 17%
  23. First-Person 16%
  24. Psychological Horror 15%
  25. Platformer 15%
  26. Action RPG 15%

The Gothic tag refers to a genre of video games that draw inspiration from the Gothic subculture and aesthetics. These games often feature dark and atmospheric settings, Gothic architecture, macabre themes, and a sense of mystery or foreboding.

In Gothic games, players are immersed in haunting environments characterized by medieval or Victorian-era stylings. The focus on Gothic elements creates an eerie, gloomy atmosphere that can evoke feelings of unease or dread. This aesthetic is often accompanied by thematic elements such as horror, supernatural occurrences, gothic literature references, or exploration of the human psyche.

Some common traits found in Gothic games include:

  • Detailed Environments - These games typically feature richly detailed and immersive settings. They may include decrepit castles, gloomy forests, desolate graveyards, haunted mansions/cathedrals, or other ominous locations associated with the Gothic genre.
  • Mysterious Narrative - Storylines in Gothic games tend to incorporate mysterious plots filled with secrets and intrigue. Players are often thrust into dark narratives that touch on themes like supernatural occurrences, psychological exploration, ancient curses/rituals/entities, or paranormal investigations.
  • Elegantly Dark Aesthetics - The visual style of these games effectively balances elegance with darkness. Expect to see intricate art design featuring ornate details like stained glass windows, towering spires/statues, cobblestone streets filled with shadows that enhance the overall eerie ambiance.
    • Some well-known examples of Gothic-themed games include:
      • Vampire: The Masquerade - Bloodlines - This RPG combines Gothic elements with a modern-day vampire setting and a deep narrative filled with supernatural politics, dark themes, and access to different vampire clans in a dark urban environment.
      • Bloodborne - An action RPG developed by FromSoftware known for its Lovecraftian-inspired Gothic horror world that immerses players in grim victorian-style settings filled with grotesque creatures and atmospheric terror.
      • Amnesia: The Dark Descent - A first-person psychological horror game that places players within a nightmarish castle full of sinister entities, forcing them to survive the horrors while uncovering fragments of fragmented memories.

    Gothic games provide an immersive experience where players can explore eerie worlds, unravel dark mysteries, confront their fears, and appreciate the haunting beauty of this unique aesthetic.

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