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Overwhelmingly Positive Steam games on the Fanatical store
By Sam Jones - 1st Jan 2020Games
Very popular Steam games that you need to check out
Seeing a game that has received great reviews from fellow gamers is very comforting - after all, you want to spend your money wisely and enjoy the game, right?
That's not to say that games that have received mixed or negative reviews from either critics or players should mean that they're not worth playing, people have different preferences when it comes to video games, but seeing 'Overwhelmingly Positive' reviews pop up for a game that you've had your eye on is surely a good sign that you'd be making a great purchase.
So, if you're looking for the stars of Steam - we've put together a list of Overwhelmingly Positive rated Steam PC games that are available right here on the Fanatical store.
With hand-drawn HD animation, anime arcade-style fighter Skullgirls is a modern take on classic arcade which sees players unleash awesome hyper combos, tag-team style combat and character assists in battle. Players can choose from the story mode, arcade mode, versus mode, training room, tutorial mode, and online play.
Set in the fictional Canopy Kingdom, a country reminiscent of 1940s post-war America, a number of groups and individuals are on the hunt for the ancient artefact known as the Skull Heart, which grants one woman’s wish. With dangerous foes looking to obtain its power, several fighters must step up and take on the dangerous Skullgirl Marie, whose desire to claim the Skull Heart could spell trouble for the world.
In monster taming RPG Siralim 3, you'll be able to summon and customize over 700 different creatures to fight for you as you battle your way through randomly generated dungeons. Find rare treasure and use it to craft new items, empower your creatures, learn new spells, and much more.
You can acquire new creatures either by finding them in the wild, or by breeding two of your own creatures to make them lay an egg. For example, you can create a Gula Sin by breeding together a Wyvern Sonicscreecher and an Aaxer Apocalypse.
Completing the game's main story quests is just the beginning. After that, you'll unlock countless new systems to keep you entertained for hundreds of hours to come.
Chroma Squad is a tactical RPG about five stunt actors who decide to quit their jobs and start their own Power Rangers-inspired TV show!
Cast actors, purchase equipment and upgrades for your studio, craft weapons and giant Mechas out of cardboard and duct tape. Once the cameras are rolling, you will control your cast of five colored-jumpsuit-clad warriors in dramatic, turn-based battles.
The game has a in-depth RPG systems with skill trees, random equipment, crafting, and branching storyline with three different endings.
A new era of 'shoot and loot' has begun in Borderlands 2. Play as one of four new vault hunters facing off against a massive new world of creatures, psychos and the evil mastermind, Handsome Jack.
You can make new friends, arm them with a bazillion weapons and fight alongside them in 4 player co-op on a relentless quest for revenge and redemption across the undiscovered and unpredictable living planet. In addition to the new gun system, you will lust after procedurally generated shields, grenades, Relics, class mods and much, much more. And you thought the original Borderlands had a ton of loot!
South Park: The Stick of Truth
The troublesome boys of South Park are playing dress-up again, with hilarious and bizarre journeys expected. In action RPG South Park: The Stick of Truth, you'll arm yourself with weapons of legend to defeat underpants gnomes, hippies and other forces of evil.
Discover the lost Stick of Truth and earn your place at the side of Stan, Kyle, Cartman and Kenny as their new friend. Succeed, and you shall be South Park’s savior, cementing your social status in South Park Elementary - fail, and you will forever be known… as a loser.
Euro Truck Simulator 2
Euro Truck Simulator 2 sees you travel across Europe (surprisingly) as king of the road, a trucker who delivers important cargo across impressive distances!
With dozens of cities to explore from the UK, Belgium, Germany, Italy, the Netherlands, Poland, and many more, your endurance, skill and speed will all be pushed to their limits. If you’ve got what it takes to be part of an elite trucking force, get behind the wheel and prove it.
Build your own fleet of trucks, buy garages, hire drivers, manage your company for maximum profits, as well as customizing your vehicles with optional lights, bars, horns, beacons, smoke exhausts, and more.
Sid Meier's Civilization V
Become Ruler of the World by establishing and leading a civilization from the dawn of man into the space age in turn-based strategy Sid Meier's Civilization V. You'll wage war, conduct diplomacy, discover new technologies, go head-to-head with some of history’s greatest leaders and build the most powerful empire the world has ever known.
Civilization V was the first in the series to introduce the new hex-based gameplay grid, which opens up exciting new combat and build strategies. City States become a new resource in your diplomatic battleground. An improved diplomacy system allows you to negotiate with fully interactive leaders.
Medieval II: Total War
Take command of your army and expand your reign in turn-based strategy Medieval II: Total War - the fourth installment of the award-winning Total War series. Direct massive battles featuring up to 10,000 bloodthirsty troops on epic 3D battlefields, while presiding over some of the greatest Medieval nations of the Western and Middle Eastern world.
Spanning the most turbulent era in Western history, your quest for territory and power takes you through Europe, Africa, and the Middle East, and even onto the shores of the New World.
S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat
Heavily supported by gamers and modders, S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Call of Pripyat takes you, once again, into the vicinity of the Chernobyl nuclear reactor that exploded in 1986. This so-called "Zone" is a highly contaminated area cordoned off by the military and now is combed through by the so-called stalkers, modern fortune hunters, in search of unique artifacts.
In the role of Agent Alexander Degtyarev, who is dressed up as stalker, the player has to investigate the mysterious disappearance of five military helicopters and thereby stand one’s ground against the various stalker groups.
Inspired by 1990s FPS and arcade games, Devil Daggers is a fast-paced shooter that places you in an abyssal arena to face endless legions of demons. Armed with versatile magic daggers and a fluid movement system, fight to survive as long as you can.
Compete for precious seconds with Steam Friends or on global leaderboards. Your spirit and skill will be tested.
Featuring 13 horrifying enemies and advanced movement techniques allow for speed boosts and double jumps, Devil Daggers is an absolute rush.
Cuphead is a classic run and gun action game heavily focused on boss battles. Inspired by cartoons of the 1930s, the visuals and audio are painstakingly created with the same techniques of the era, i.e. traditional hand drawn cel animation, watercolor backgrounds, and original jazz recordings.
You play as Cuphead or Mugman (in single player or local co-op) as you traverse strange worlds, acquire new weapons, learn powerful super moves, and discover hidden secrets while you try to pay your debt back to the devil. The game features skill-based, challenging gameplay with multiple difficulties. Mix and match weapons, abilities and super moves.
Contradiction - Spot The Liar!
Classic, old-school PC gaming right here. Contradiction - Spot The Liar! is a unique adventure-murder mystery game that uses live-action video for the entirety of the game play. All you have to do is interview characters, spot their lies and catch them out!
The game is a new take on the concept of an interactive movie and brings the genre to a whole new level of playability. It plays as smoothly as a 3D graphic game.
Players can wander freely around the game environment, collecting evidence and witnessing constantly changing events.
It's time to leave the depths of Rapture to soar among the clouds of Columbia in action FPS BioShock Infinite. Players take on the role of protagonist Booker DeWitt - a veteran of the U.S. Cavalry and now gun-for-hire who must save a mysterious girl in order to clear a mysterious debt.
The game features dynamic combat challenges, as well as ability upgrades and the Sky-Line, a rail-based system on which Booker can grapple to and quickly travel across the city. There's also a quirky '1999 Mode' that, upon completion of the game, gives experienced players a taste of the kind of design and balance that hardcore fans enjoyed back in the 20th century.
Detention is an atmospheric psychological horror game set in 1960s Taiwan under martial law. The game features incorporated religious elements based in Taiwanese/Chinese culture and mythology, providing you with unique graphics and gaming experience.
Two students find themselves trapped within Greenwood high school, a once peaceful school set in remote mountainous area which has now been overrun by evil creatures haunting its hallways. You'll navigate the main characters in a classic point and click fashion to explore a high school where evil encroaches.
While hiding from the rampaging monsters, you are to find items to interact with in the otherworldly rooms. As more mysteries unveiled, the dark past of a cursed school will finally surface.