People who review Final Fantasy VII on Steam aren’t really there to tell you about the game’s quality. They’re there to reminisce about their childhoods, and to shitpost.
Valve has admitted that Steam reviews have a bot-brigading problem, and now it’s finally decided to do something about it.
Ever wondered how many different ways people can find to say, “this video game is hard”? Then oh boy, Cuphead’s Steam reviews are gonna be a treat for you.
XCOM 2: War of the Chosen is a turn-based Shakespearean tragedy generator, and also there are aliens. Steam users have been sharing their tales of devastation, woe, and, every once in a while, victory.
Life Is Strange is back with a prequel, Before The Storm. It hasn’t disappointed fans, who are documenting the feels it gave them all over the Steam reviews.
Real world got you bummed out? Steam users recommend Slime Rancher.
Dream Daddy is the best dad-oriented dating simulation game out on Steam right now, and its Steam users declare, “I’m gay.”
Lots of people love Friday the 13th. On Steam, they also love telling you how they died in it.
Bayonetta is on Steam, and Steam users have absolutely no chill about it.
Steam has some damn good games. It also has some extremely bad ones. Which ones, though, have the lowest ratings on the whole service?
Nier: Automata is another classic Yoko Taro game: it shouldn’t work, but it does. It’s one of those rare, once in a lifetime treats. Steam users are also fond of the nicely rendered robot ass.
With a successful Kickstarter campaign and charming art, Night In The Woods was always gonna have a built in fanbase. But the Steam reviews show it’s resonating with players outside of that. Also, that Steam users love to tell good jokes.
There is a prophecy. It says that, once every couple months or so, a new early access survival game will rise to the top of the charts on Steam. Though commoners will decry it as “janky AF,” no mortal force will stop its ascent. Anyway, Conan Exiles says hi.
Wanna read about a lot of grown men soiling their pants out of fear? Well, check out the Steam reviews for Resident Evil 7.
Taken on their own, individual Steam reviews don’t offer a whole lot of value. But taken together, they spin a yarn about a game that’s equal parts fascinating, weird, and occasionally funny.
Genital Jousting, a game about dick butts penetrating each other, slithered its way onto Steam early access earlier this month. Since then, it has accrued 600 reviews, 93% of which are positive. They’re also pretty funny.
Valve recently overhauled Steam’s review system, putting a larger focus on recent perspectives. The move made sense. Games are no longer static works. They constantly evolve thanks to updates and programs like Early Access. The system is, by and large, very useful, providing percentages that give narrow and wide…
The devilishly difficult Hyper Light Drifter has been tearing up the Steam charts since release, meaning that players have flocked to the reviews section talk about why they love Heart Machine’s creation so damn much.