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

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.16
94% 8,104 votes
8.14
90% 654,757 votes
8.14
93% 9,134 votes
8.12
97% 790 votes
8.11
96% 1,660 votes
7.98
97% 400 votes
7.98
95% 722 votes
7.93
93% 1,810 votes
7.89
89% 26,078 votes
7.82
97% 155 votes
7.81
98% 119 votes
7.79
90% 3,203 votes
7.77
95% 291 votes
7.75
94% 314 votes
7.72
88% 4,034 votes
7.71
92% 450 votes
7.70
91% 690 votes
7.70
88% 4,455 votes
7.67
100% 51 votes
7.66
86% 16,455 votes

Correlated tags

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

  1. Action 65%
  2. Singleplayer 49%
  3. 3D 43%
  4. Indie 33%
  5. 2D 32%
  6. Casual 31%
  7. Adventure 29%
  8. Shooter 28%
  9. PvP 24%
  10. Combat 24%
  11. Fantasy 24%
  12. Strategy 24%
  13. RPG 23%
  14. Multiplayer 23%
  15. First-Person 22%
  16. Early Access 21%
  17. Arcade 21%
  18. Action-Adventure 20%
  19. Colorful 19%
  20. Third Person 19%
  21. Top-Down 18%
  22. Pixel Graphics 16%
  23. Survival 16%
  24. Exploration 16%
  25. Sci-fi 16%

The PvE tag stands for "Player versus Environment" and is commonly used in multiplayer online games to describe a gameplay mode or aspect where players cooperate to face and overcome challenges presented by the game's environment or non-player-controlled entities.

In PvE games, players work together towards a common goal, such as completing quests, defeating bosses or enemies, exploring dungeons, or engaging in cooperative activities against computer-controlled opponents. Unlike PvP (Player versus Player) modes where players compete against each other, PvE focuses on teamwork and collaboration.

Here are some key points about PvE gameplay:

  • Cooperative Gameplay PvE encourages players to form groups or teams to overcome challenges that require coordination and strategy. Players complement each other's abilities and work together towards victory.
  • Mission-based Objectives PvE games often present structured missions or quests that require players to accomplish specific objectives within the game world. These objectives could involve defeating powerful adversaries, collecting valuable items, solving puzzles, or exploring hidden areas.
  • NPC Interaction Non-player-controlled characters play an essential role in PvE gameplay. NPCs may provide quest opportunities, offer assistance during combat encounters as AI allies/henchmen/companions or serve as merchants for exchanging goods and services.
  • PvPvE Variations Some games incorporate aspects of both PvP and PvE by introducing competitive elements into typically cooperative environments. For example,Guild Wars 2, which features dynamic events where players cooperate with others but can also engage in PvP battles within specific zones.

A few well-known examples of games with notable PvE elements include:

  • World of Warcraft This massively multiplayer online game features PvE content such as dungeons, raids, and cooperative quests that players can tackle together to challenge powerful bosses and gain valuable loot.
  • Destiny 2 In this first-person shooter with MMO elements, players join forces in PvE activities like strikes, raids, or exploring open-world environments to combat AI-controlled enemies.
  • Minecraft While Minecraft has both creative and survival modes, the latter incorporates PvE mechanics where players cooperate or defend against various hostile creatures while exploring and building their world.

PvE gameplay provides opportunities for cooperation and camaraderie among players as they face challenges together. It allows for a more relaxed and collaborative gaming experience without direct competition against others.

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