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

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
93% 8,853 votes
92% 1,648 votes
90% 2,126 votes
90% 2,018 votes
90% 1,014 votes
88% 1,311 votes
84% 390 votes
80% 1,618 votes
77% 83 votes
71% 601 votes
67% 12,377 votes

Correlated tags

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

  1. Action 46%
  2. Singleplayer 46%
  3. Simulation 43%
  4. Strategy 39%
  5. 3D 33%
  6. War 33%
  7. Military 32%
  8. Indie 29%
  9. Shooter 27%
  10. First-Person 26%
  11. Adventure 26%
  12. Wargame 24%
  13. Casual 23%
  14. Alternate History 23%
  15. Realistic 22%
  16. 2D 22%
  17. Story Rich 21%
  18. Historical 20%
  19. Atmospheric 20%
  20. FPS 18%
  21. Tactical 17%
  22. Multiplayer 17%
  23. Exploration 16%

The Cold War tag refers to video games that are set or inspired by the historical period known as the Cold War. The Cold War was a geopolitical conflict between the United States and the Soviet Union, along with their respective allies, from roughly 1947 to 1991.

During this period, there was no direct military confrontation between the two superpowers; however, there were intense political, economic, and ideological tensions. The Cold War tag encompasses games that explore themes related to this era and often include elements such as espionage, political intrigue, proxy wars, technological advancements, and nuclear threats.

Games with the Cold War tag can be found in various genres ranging from strategy games, first-person shooters, simulation games or even narrative-driven adventures. These games offer players an opportunity to experience key events or reimagined scenarios of this historical epoch through gameplay mechanics and immersive storytelling.

Examples of popular video games featuring the Cold War setting:

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops This first-person shooter franchise installment is set during several crucial points within the Cold War era. It provides an action-packed single-player campaign offering fictionalized but historically inspired missions.
  • XCOM 2 A turn-based strategy game where players command a global resistance force against an alien occupation in a post-apocalyptic setting heavily influenced by a future version of Earth's history shaped by continued tension between world powers during the Cold War.
  • Deus Ex: Human Revolution Although set in a dystopian future, this RPG incorporates strong cyberpunk themes influenced by elements of espionage and conspiracy prevalent during the time when governments were engaged in clandestine activities.

The Cold War tag offers players the opportunity to immerse themselves in the historical context of this influential period and engage with an array of gameplay experiences that reflect the political, military, and technological tensions of the time.

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