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

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.34
98% 2,760 votes
8.18
99% 574 votes
8.10
97% 765 votes
8.08
91% 38,348 votes
8.04
92% 6,182 votes
7.94
92% 3,624 votes
7.88
92% 2,406 votes
7.84
88% 21,696 votes
7.84
95% 428 votes
7.83
87% 145,560 votes
7.81
90% 3,605 votes
7.81
93% 793 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Historical 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 Historical, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Singleplayer 50%
  2. Strategy 46%
  3. Simulation 35%
  4. Adventure 33%
  5. 2D 32%
  6. Indie 31%
  7. Action 30%
  8. Casual 29%
  9. War 26%
  10. 3D 25%
  11. Story Rich 24%
  12. RPG 22%
  13. Atmospheric 22%
  14. Military 20%
  15. Turn-Based Strategy 18%
  16. Wargame 18%
  17. Exploration 18%
  18. Realistic 16%
  19. Tactical 16%
  20. First-Person 16%
  21. Medieval 15%

The Historical tag refers to games that are set in or inspired by historical periods, events, or locations. These games seek to recreate historical contexts and often offer players the opportunity to experience and interact with key moments from the past.

In historical games, players can expect:

  • Authentic Settings Historical games strive to accurately depict the time period in terms of visuals, architecture, clothing, technology, and other cultural aspects. They often include meticulous attention to detail in order to create an immersive experience that transports players back in time. Examples of historically accurate environments can be found in games like Assassin's Creed: Odyssey, which takes place during Ancient Greece.
  • Historical Characters and Events Many historical games feature notable figures from history as main characters or important NPCs (non-playable characters). These characters may be based on real people or inspired by historical figures. Additionally, significant events from history may serve as key plot points or influence gameplay mechanics. For instance,Sid Meier's Civilization V incorporates renowned leaders throughout history who shape the progress of civilizations.
  • Accurate Depiction of Warfare War is a common theme in many historical game settings. These titles might reflect specific battles, military strategies,and weaponry that were used during a particular era.In famous war simulation game likeTotal War: Three Kingdoms, players command armies using authentic tactics reminiscent of ancient China.

Examples of popular Historical games on Steam include:

  • Crusader Kings IIIThe third installment from Paradox Interactive; this grand strategy game takes players back to medieval times. They can control and shape the destinies of noble dynasties throughout Europe, simulating the political and social aspects of the era.
  • Red Dead Redemption 2 The widely acclaimed open-world western action-adventure game developed by Rockstar Games set in late 19th-century America. Players step into the shoes of an outlaw navigating a world influenced by historical events, including the end of the Wild West.
  • Battlefield V A first-person shooter developed by DICE that is set during World War II.Players experience intense combat through various iconic battles considering real events and technology used during that time.

Historical games provide players with a chance to explore past eras, learn about different cultures, engage in significant events or conflicts, or even rewrite history through their decisions and actions.

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