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Category Audiovisual

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

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
96% 13,671 votes
97% 977 votes
91% 45,030 votes
97% 547 votes
94% 1,384 votes
92% 1,868 votes
95% 340 votes
91% 2,731 votes
94% 304 votes
90% 2,145 votes
87% 14,335 votes
88% 4,093 votes
90% 1,016 votes
94% 226 votes
86% 31,852 votes
86% 15,915 votes

Correlated tags

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

  1. Adventure 60%
  2. 3D 51%
  3. Atmospheric 45%
  4. Singleplayer 44%
  5. Casual 40%
  6. Action 38%
  7. Realistic 38%
  8. Exploration 34%
  9. First-Person 33%
  10. Story Rich 32%
  11. Indie 28%
  12. Action-Adventure 25%
  13. Simulation 25%
  14. Horror 25%
  15. Colorful 24%
  16. Puzzle 23%
  17. Third Person 20%
  18. Mystery 19%
  19. Dark 18%
  20. Visual Novel 18%
  21. Psychological Horror 17%
  22. Relaxing 16%
  23. Sci-fi 15%
  24. Female Protagonist 15%

The Cinematic tag is used to describe a genre or feature of games that prioritize delivering an immersive and visually stunning experience akin to that of a film. Games with the Cinematic tag often focus on storytelling, character development, and impressive visuals to create an atmosphere similar to watching a movie.

Games in the Cinematic genre typically have the following characteristics:

  • Narrative Emphasis These games place a strong emphasis on storytelling, often unfolding through cinematic cutscenes, dialogue-heavy scenes, or interactive narratives. The plot and characters play significant roles in driving the player's engagement and emotional investment.
  • Aesthetic Presentation Cinematic games are known for their attention to visual detail. They employ high-quality graphics, realistic animations, advanced lighting effects, and meticulously crafted environments to create a visually stunning experience for players.
  • Cinematic Techniques These games borrow elements from film-making techniques such as camera angles, dramatic framing, dynamic shots, and sweeping movements. Slow-motion sequences or cinematic set-pieces may also be utilized to heighten suspense or deliver impactful moments within gameplay.
  • Musical Score Music plays a crucial role in enhancing the atmosphere of Cinematic games. These titles often have sweeping soundtracks composed specifically for each moment within the game world – whether it's intensifying action sequences or evoking emotional responses during key story beats.

Examples of games tagged as "Cinematic" include:

  • The Last of Us Part II This highly acclaimed game delivers an emotionally charged narrative driven by compelling characters against the backdrop of meticulously designed environments.
  • Uncharted 4: A Thief's End Known for its stunning visuals and cinematic set-pieces, this action-adventure game combines thrilling gameplay with a gripping story.
  • Death Stranding From renowned game designer Hideo Kojima, this game features a star-studded cast, breathtaking visuals, and a unique blend of cinematic storytelling and open-world exploration.

Cinematic games immerse players in richly detailed worlds while providing an engaging narrative experience. They aim to transport players on an epic adventure filled with awe-inspiring moments, memorable characters, and impactful storytelling.

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