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Hero Shooter

Category Tier-3 Genre

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

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
89% 3,767 votes
87% 314 votes
100% 14 votes
100% 14 votes
100% 14 votes
94% 31 votes
94% 16 votes
93% 15 votes
83% 138 votes
77% 2,446 votes
93% 14 votes
92% 13 votes
81% 125 votes

Correlated tags

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

  1. Action 91%
  2. Shooter 84%
  3. 3D 46%
  4. Adventure 41%
  5. First-Person 37%
  6. FPS 36%
  7. Action-Adventure 35%
  8. Casual 33%
  9. Singleplayer 29%
  10. Arcade 29%
  11. Shoot 'Em Up 28%
  12. 2D 26%
  13. Third-Person Shooter 25%
  14. Third Person 25%
  15. Indie 24%
  16. Arena Shooter 23%
  17. Colorful 23%
  18. Sci-fi 23%
  19. Combat 22%
  20. Atmospheric 19%
  21. PvP 19%
  22. Multiplayer 18%
  23. Survival 17%
  24. Pixel Graphics 16%
  25. Early Access 16%
  26. Bullet Hell 16%

The Hero Shooter tag refers to a specific subgenre of multiplayer first-person shooter (FPS) games that emphasize the use of unique and distinct playable characters, often referred to as heroes or classes. In Hero Shooter games, each character has its own set of abilities, playstyle, and strengths, creating a diverse cast with varied capabilities.

The gameplay in Hero Shooters revolves around team-based combat where players work together in teams to achieve specific objectives or defeat the opposing team. The key feature that sets Hero Shooters apart from traditional FPS games is the emphasis on character selection and using their individual abilities strategically during matches.

Here are some defining characteristics of Hero Shooter games:

  • Diverse Heroes Each hero in a Hero Shooter game possesses unique abilities or skills that differentiate them from other characters. These abilities can range from offensive maneuvers like powerful attacks or crowd control to defensive tactics such as healing teammates or providing support buffs.
  • Team Synergy In order for teams to succeed in Hero Shooters, players must coordinate with their teammates and choose heroes that complement each other's strengths and weaknesses. Effective teamwork and synergy between different hero classes are key to achieving victory.
  • Progression Systems Many Hero Shooters incorporate progression systems where players can unlock additional heroes, customize their appearances with cosmetic items, or earn new abilities through experience points gained by playing matches.

Famous examples of well-known Hero Shooter titles include:

  • Overwatch Developed by Blizzard Entertainment; Overwatch is often credited for popularizing the genre when it was released in 2016. It features an extensive roster of diverse heroes with different roles such as tanks, damage dealers (DPS), and support characters.
  • Valorant Developed by Riot Games; Valorant combines elements of Hero Shooter and tactical FPS. Players choose agents, each with unique abilities, to engage in intense 5v5 matches where teamwork and strategy are paramount.
  • Apex Legends Developed by Respawn Entertainment; Apex Legends introduces a battle royale twist to the Hero Shooter genre. It offers a variety of heroes with distinct abilities, encouraging team-based tactics as squads compete against each other in a last-team-standing battle.

The Hero Shooter genre provides an engaging multiplayer experience that focuses on the diverse playstyles of various characters or heroes. It emphasizes cooperation, strategy, and skillful utilization of individual abilities within a team-based competitive environment.

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