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Top Steam Releases of 2016

As decided by SteamDB rating algorithm

# Name Release Peak Positive Negative Rating
1. Stardew Valley Feb 26 94,879 480,665 9,058 97.22%
2. OneShot Dec 9 824 29,498 542 96.03%
3. VA-11 Hall-A: Cyberpunk Bartender Action Jun 21 1,574 28,873 679 95.55%
4. Iron Snout Jan 27 1,373 16,457 358 95.31%
5. The Room Two Jul 5 401 14,527 321 95.18%
6. Don't Starve Together Apr 21 68,418 331,185 13,403 95.12%
7. American Truck Simulator Feb 2 19,153 105,962 3,886 95.05%
8. STEINS;GATE Sep 9 1,238 12,494 326 94.70%
9. Enter the Gungeon Apr 5 15,792 64,843 2,633 94.48%
10. INSIDE Jul 7 4,170 36,309 1,353 94.46%
11. NEKOPARA Vol. 2 Feb 20 1,228 11,815 342 94.41%
12. Hot Dogs, Horseshoes & Hand Grenades Apr 5 992 15,384 485 94.39%
13. Ultimate Chicken Horse Mar 4 2,744 27,933 1,026 94.35%
14. Sally Face Dec 14 2,107 11,876 370 94.22%
15. Shadow Tactics: Blades of the Shogun Dec 6 5,037 30,659 1,196 94.21%
16. Rabi-Ribi Jan 28 693 9,805 292 94.17%
17. Danganronpa: Trigger Happy Havoc Feb 18 3,392 22,738 853 94.15%
18. Danganronpa 2: Goodbye Despair Apr 19 1,869 19,724 721 94.13%
19. Ori and the Blind Forest: Definitive Edition Apr 27 9,079 51,506 2,255 94.08%
20. DOOM May 13 44,271 159,708 7,921 94.06%
21. Glass Masquerade Nov 18 29,689 5,391 157 93.65%
22. TY the Tasmanian Tiger Dec 12 230 2,220 39 93.55%
23. The Jackbox Party Pack 3 Oct 18 10,972 4,672 135 93.51%
24. Human: Fall Flat Jul 22 127,517 158,905 8,998 93.45%
25. klocki Jul 13 438 4,352 130 93.35%
26. Bit Blaster XL Jan 22 1,501 5,867 198 93.34%
27. Princess Remedy in a World of Hurt Jan 1 177 2,679 62 93.33%
28. Kingdom Rush Frontiers Jul 25 981 5,906 206 93.25%
29. Mad Father Sep 23 233 3,477 102 93.14%
30. Blood and Bacon Feb 1 489 27,630 1,421 93.06%
31. Day of the Tentacle Remastered Mar 22 1,097 3,531 109 93.02%
32. Pony Island Jan 4 374 12,386 599 92.76%
33. Montaro Jul 26 1,001 11,420 546 92.75%
34. Plague Inc: Evolved Feb 18 17,889 42,074 2,466 92.69%
35. DARK SOULS™ III Apr 11 129,975 311,192 21,237 92.66%
36. Rusty Lake: Roots Oct 20 337 4,909 195 92.65%
37. Rise of the Tomb Raider Jan 28 44,588 106,085 6,886 92.58%
38. Devil Daggers Feb 18 358 7,231 333 92.50%
39. LiEat Feb 26 155 3,851 153 92.38%
40. DEADBOLT Mar 14 501 4,270 178 92.33%
41. Zup! 2 Dec 5 376 5,948 275 92.30%
42. Rusty Lake Hotel Jan 29 5,038 5,650 260 92.26%
43. Grim Dawn Feb 25 61,458 72,195 5,027 92.02%
44. My Summer Car Oct 24 5,509 41,318 2,754 92.00%
45. Lucy -The Eternity She Wished For- Feb 29 193 6,904 355 92.00%
46. SpeedRunners Apr 19 17,212 31,235 2,032 91.98%
47. Crazy Machines 3 Oct 18 1,114 8,207 447 91.91%
48. The Lab Apr 5 927 5,128 258 91.81%
49. Songs for a Hero - Definitive Edition Mar 25 616 2,728 114 91.79%
50. Trick & Treat Sep 26 637 2,039 76 91.78%
51. Google Earth VR Nov 16 791 3,141 140 91.74%
52. EARTH DEFENSE FORCE 4.1 The Shadow of New Despair Jul 19 5,940 7,145 401 91.65%
53. Epic Battle Fantasy 3 Sep 1 403 1,630 57 91.64%
54. Starbound Jul 22 88,709 146,272 11,397 91.61%
55. Epistory - Typing Chronicles Mar 30 400 5,555 300 91.58%
56. Kindred Spirits on the Roof Feb 12 228 1,063 29 91.58%
57. Transmissions: Element 120 Jun 16 790 8,738 518 91.56%
58. Zup! Oct 4 1,029 7,707 456 91.46%
59. Mandagon Aug 3 257 5,167 282 91.46%
60. Scrap Mechanic Jan 20 46,643 83,522 6,484 91.42%
61. The House in Fata Morgana May 13 105 2,560 116 91.42%
62. Brigador: Up-Armored Edition Jun 2 616 4,267 229 91.34%
63. SHENZHEN I/O Nov 17 1,170 3,230 162 91.31%
64. Sven Co-op Jan 22 6,572 23,358 1,672 91.27%
65. Farming Simulator 17 Oct 24 32,313 19,735 1,386 91.27%
66. Shakes and Fidget Feb 25 9,495 24,811 1,790 91.26%
67. FINAL FANTASY IX Apr 14 8,229 8,036 500 91.25%
68. Wuppo - Definitive Edition Sep 29 2,273 4,462 247 91.25%
69. Hyper Light Drifter Mar 31 4,954 14,377 979 91.23%
70. Tayutama 2 -you're the only one- Dec 9 155 2,158 98 91.19%
71. Hello Charlotte Nov 21 27 828 22 91.19%
72. Eleven Table Tennis Sep 22 147 2,727 136 91.13%
73. Momodora: Reverie Under the Moonlight Mar 4 693 8,972 585 91.10%
74. Samorost 3 Mar 24 468 3,598 196 91.08%
75. Waltz of the Wizard (Legacy demo) May 31 406 1,370 53 91.07%
76. PRICE Sep 16 660 4,621 271 91.01%
77. Zenge Apr 12 107 2,725 140 91.01%
78. SENRAN KAGURA SHINOVI VERSUS Jun 1 1,048 3,469 191 90.99%
79. Hearts of Iron IV Jun 6 68,019 177,184 15,304 90.97%
80. Megadimension Neptunia VII Jul 5 1,161 2,900 153 90.97%
81. Flowers -Le volume sur printemps- Aug 17 65 1,343 54 90.92%
82. ABZÛ Aug 2 1,329 20,877 1,588 90.83%
83. Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.3 Tatarigoroshi Jun 17 65 560 12 90.82%
84. SteamWorld Heist Jun 7 1,120 4,291 260 90.78%
85. Brick Rigs Nov 7 1,963 25,161 1,973 90.75%
86. Master of Orion 2 Feb 25 283 1,080 41 90.75%
87. Highway Blossoms Jun 17 146 2,289 119 90.74%
88. SEUM: Speedrunners from Hell Jul 28 852 2,593 142 90.67%
89. BLUE REVOLVER Oct 11 49 379 5 90.58%
90. Clustertruck Sep 27 2,658 11,235 842 90.49%
91. Umineko When They Cry - Question Arcs Jul 8 145 1,296 59 90.44%
92. Zeus + Poseidon Dec 15 337 1,151 50 90.42%
93. GUILTY GEAR Xrd -REVELATOR- Dec 14 1,614 6,975 497 90.39%
94. Ara Fell: Enhanced Edition Jun 2 226 1,479 73 90.34%
95. Khimera: Destroy All Monster Girls May 9 64 1,227 56 90.34%
96. ACE Academy Aug 22 132 1,381 67 90.30%
97. Brief Karate Foolish Nov 18 314 2,459 145 90.27%
98. Narcissu 10th Anniversary Anthology Project Jan 27 70 487 12 90.27%
99. Angels of Death Dec 20 245 3,608 234 90.25%
100. N++ Aug 25 522 2,489 153 90.08%
101. Death Road to Canada Jul 22 491 6,234 461 90.07%
102. The Count Lucanor Mar 3 89 1,825 104 90.03%
103. The Elder Scrolls V: Skyrim Special Edition Oct 28 69,906 199,872 19,751 90.00%
104. Creeper World Anniversary Edition Nov 16 168 580 19 90.00%
105. Darkest Dungeon® Jan 19 19,357 104,014 10,035 89.96%
106. Oxenfree Jan 15 733 9,524 762 89.95%
107. Stephen's Sausage Roll Apr 18 90 1,163 58 89.92%
108. Turmoil Jun 2 5,055 9,446 771 89.82%
109. Recursed Sep 30 24 380 9 89.77%
110. Planet Coaster Nov 17 21,971 50,459 4,821 89.74%
111. Harmonia Sep 23 70 493 16 89.68%
112. Melody's Escape May 20 370 4,484 338 89.64%
113. DoDonPachi Resurrection Oct 14 328 740 33 89.56%
114. Lazerbait Oct 14 15 463 15 89.55%
115. FORTIFY Aug 10 374 1,729 108 89.53%
116. Beholder Nov 9 7,817 19,896 1,829 89.52%
117. Hue Aug 30 59 1,683 105 89.50%
118. NARUTO SHIPPUDEN: Ultimate Ninja STORM 4 Feb 4 7,185 62,842 6,358 89.39%
119. Season of 12 Colors Mar 14 91 1,821 119 89.38%
120. Accounting Oct 18 244 2,283 158 89.37%
121. Poly Bridge Jul 12 4,134 13,210 1,213 89.26%
122. Slayaway Camp Oct 25 186 708 34 89.21%
123. Motorsport Manager Nov 10 6,251 10,689 976 89.15%
124. Higurashi When They Cry Hou - Ch.4 Himatsubushi Oct 14 68 377 12 89.13%
125. Supipara - Chapter 1 Spring Has Come! Jul 29 26 220 3 89.11%
126. Titan Quest Anniversary Edition Aug 31 19,497 25,765 2,571 89.06%
127. Deathsmiles Mar 10 191 448 17 89.05%
128. Zombie Night Terror Jul 20 480 2,660 202 89.03%
129. Tilt Brush Apr 5 233 1,085 65 89.03%
130. MELTY BLOOD Actress Again Current Code Apr 20 2,068 3,199 253 89.00%
131. Bot Vice Jul 11 47 1,112 68 88.98%
132. ICEY Nov 17 3,240 20,123 2,001 88.94%
133. Kathy Rain May 5 348,015 3,232 261 88.88%
134. Wild Animal Racing Mar 7 74 2,298 174 88.87%
135. Picross Touch Aug 24 239 1,187 76 88.86%
136. Orwell Oct 27 154,375 12,473 1,204 88.85%
137. Tattletail Dec 28 155 2,636 208 88.79%
138. Lost Lands: Mahjong Mar 14 443 4,437 385 88.75%
139. The Lion's Song Jul 7 272 1,923 143 88.75%
140. UnReal World Feb 26 249 1,009 63 88.72%
141. Chicken Invaders 2 Mar 4 103 331 11 88.71%
142. Lara Croft GO Dec 4 397 2,770 226 88.64%
143. POSTAL Redux May 20 628 2,957 245 88.62%
144. Valley Aug 24 483 5,688 521 88.61%
145. Five Nights at Freddy's: Sister Location Oct 7 3,549 8,427 811 88.58%
146. Crush Crush Oct 19 2,582 19,386 2,015 88.57%
147. GAROU: MARK OF THE WOLVES Dec 7 95 708 40 88.56%
148. FINAL FANTASY X/X-2 HD Remaster May 12 13,263 13,211 1,336 88.54%
149. KNIGHTS May 30 501 640 35 88.51%
150. Bloons TD Battles Apr 20 2,634 23,384 2,497 88.46%
151. Overcooked Aug 3 1,195 11,563 1,169 88.45%
152. Thumper Oct 10 246 3,244 282 88.41%
153. Downfall Feb 15 98 992 66 88.39%
154. Furi Jul 5 640 8,932 892 88.35%
155. Hyperdimension Neptunia U: Action Unleashed Mar 21 1,249 2,689 229 88.34%
156. SUPERHOT Feb 25 5,584 27,498 3,016 88.32%
157. VR The Diner Duo Nov 3 53 390 17 88.32%
158. Tricky Towers Aug 2 1,002 11,074 1,146 88.23%
159. The Last Door: Season 2 - Collector's Edition Mar 29 64 705 43 88.22%
160. Quern - Undying Thoughts Nov 28 437 2,603 225 88.20%
161. Salt and Sanctuary May 17 2,430 15,047 1,614 88.15%
162. Dragon's Dogma: Dark Arisen Jan 15 27,368 26,619 3,003 88.07%
163. Heart's Medicine - Time to Heal Sep 20 216 766 50 88.04%
164. Hustle Cat Mar 16 111 1,080 79 88.02%
165. IS Defense Apr 19 172 1,308 101 88.00%
166. Move or Die Jan 21 2,038 18,876 2,099 87.99%
167. Corona Blossom Vol.1 Gift From the Galaxy Jul 28 87 273 10 87.98%
168. Tower Unite Apr 8 1,603 14,888 1,632 87.97%
169. The Sea Will Claim Everything Mar 24 16 199 5 87.97%
170. Aragami Oct 4 1,713 9,609 1,015 87.96%
171. Princess Maker 2 Refine Sep 28 245 1,165 89 87.89%
172. I and Me May 5 21 335 15 87.88%
173. We Know the Devil Feb 15 32 691 45 87.87%
174. Disturbed Oct 3 110 1,523 126 87.81%
175. Eventide: Slavic Fable Jan 28 166 659 43 87.78%
176. Allumette Oct 13 25 546 33 87.78%
177. Overload Playable Teaser Mar 8 74 625 40 87.77%
178. PAC-MAN 256 Jun 21 245 1,533 128 87.76%
179. NEKOPALIVE May 31 94 1,325 107 87.76%
180. Champions of Breakfast Jun 23 12 125 1 87.76%
181. Anyland Oct 6 31 351 17 87.72%
182. Polandball: Can into Space! Jun 15 47 471 27 87.71%
183. The Herbalist Nov 15 216 561 35 87.68%
184. Corinne Cross's Dead & Breakfast Aug 18 8 122 1 87.66%
185. Oh...Sir! The Insult Simulator Oct 25 672 3,140 304 87.63%
186. Ghost 1.0 Jun 7 422 1,732 152 87.60%
187. Curious Expedition Sep 2 1,038 3,356 331 87.56%
188. Palinurus Dec 9 8 239 9 87.56%
189. Learn Japanese To Survive - Hiragana Battle Feb 17 495 1,720 152 87.55%
190. Tadpole Treble Sep 2 201 265 11 87.55%
191. SENRAN KAGURA Bon Appetit! Nov 10 78 794 58 87.53%
192. Mad Games Tycoon Sep 13 1,434 3,944 400 87.52%
193. Lost Lands: The Golden Curse Mar 24 41 433 25 87.50%
194. Sisyphus Reborn Sep 5 42 841 63 87.49%
195. Soda Drinker Pro Apr 14 21 520 33 87.46%
196. Floppy Heroes Sep 13 80 323 16 87.45%
197. Quest for Glory Collection Aug 29 127 311 15 87.45%
198. Memory Oblivion Box Jun 14 90 833 63 87.42%
199. IMSCARED Feb 3 35 1,332 114 87.41%
200. Helen's Mysterious Castle Mar 18 32 677 48 87.41%
201. STAR WARS™ Galactic Battlegrounds Saga Mar 1 485 3,027 301 87.39%
202. BlazBlue: Chronophantasma Extend Mar 2 1,107 2,452 236 87.39%
203. VOI Nov 7 1,342 665 47 87.39%
204. Gnomes & Goblins (preview) Sep 8 18 481 30 87.38%
205. Panzermadels: Tank Dating Simulator Mar 9 80 1,349 117 87.34%
206. Mimpi Dreams Mar 22 52 660 47 87.34%
207. Chicken Assassin: Reloaded Jun 28 80 721 53 87.33%
208. Orbox C Dec 28 4,782 174 5 87.32%
209. The Night Cafe Jun 3 13 241 10 87.31%
210. Corona Blossom Vol.2 The Truth From Beyond Oct 27 92 159 4 87.30%
211. Particle Fleet: Emergence Sep 29 932 928 74 87.29%
212. Adam Wolfe Oct 7 116 863 68 87.24%
213. Firewatch Feb 9 17,568 51,493 6,590 87.23%
214. Layers of Fear Feb 15 145,384 21,862 2,679 87.22%
215. Sakura Dungeon Jun 3 551 1,624 149 87.22%
216. Predynastic Egypt Oct 10 295 1,477 133 87.22%
217. Coffin of Ashes Dec 8 33 628 45 87.22%
218. Enigmatis 3: The Shadow of Karkhala Aug 11 228 729 56 87.11%
219. Neon Chrome Apr 28 313 989 83 87.09%
220. Red Comrades Save the Galaxy: Reloaded Feb 18 227 586 42 87.09%
221. Anarcute Jul 12 125 492 33 87.08%
222. Cosmic Sugar VR Nov 27 16 338 19 87.07%
223. Kick Ass Commandos Nov 18 169 389 24 86.99%
224. Nurse Love Addiction Jul 8 67 654 50 86.94%
225. Stellaris May 9 68,602 117,963 16,140 86.88%
226. The Dweller May 19 313 529 38 86.88%
227. Super Blue Boy Planet Dec 16 255 2,364 243 86.87%
228. Mansions of Madness Aug 1 545 793 65 86.87%
229. DRAGON BALL XENOVERSE 2 Oct 27 19,416 30,565 3,971 86.84%
230. Job Simulator Apr 5 611 3,319 359 86.84%
231. WolfQuest: Classic Mar 25 245 1,405 133 86.81%
232. Toonstruck Nov 15 17 183 7 86.79%
233. Caesar 3 Aug 29 434 1,236 115 86.75%
234. Evo Explores May 16 28 310 18 86.74%
235. KARAKARA Jun 27 314 1,616 159 86.73%
236. Grow Up Aug 16 558 1,381 132 86.72%
237. SHENZHEN SOLITAIRE Dec 15 22 155 5 86.72%
238. Seven Kingdoms: Ancient Adversaries Mar 22 25 153 5 86.65%
239. Mr. Massagy Dec 5 41 190 8 86.62%
240. Grim Legends 3: The Dark City Jun 2 105 605 48 86.59%
241. Shantae: Half-Genie Hero Dec 20 964 2,052 216 86.52%
242. Meadow Oct 26 15,036 5,036 596 86.49%
243. Pharaoh + Cleopatra Dec 15 662 1,673 172 86.45%
244. Final Approach Apr 5 34 328 21 86.44%
245. Cats are Liquid - A Light in the Shadows Jul 25 81 563 45 86.42%
246. Killing Floor 2 Nov 18 69,987 96,518 13,728 86.41%
247. Lucius Demake Aug 9 49 398 28 86.41%
248. Battlezone 98 Redux Apr 18 304 784 70 86.33%
249. Save Jesus Aug 4 3,855 1,869 200 86.28%
250. The Last Time Sep 9 13 143 5 86.28%
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