Steam New Game Genre Category is available and it’s called “Boomer Shooter”.
Steam New Game Genre Category Added
In 2023, Steam broke its own record for most games released in a year, as it added over 14,000 of them in the span of 12 months. As a result of platform’s massive success, Steam has robust categorization system that helps users sift through the storefront to find their kind of game.
Steam new game genre category, which is “Boomer Shooter” includes game that resemble 1993 DOOM’s classic approach. These titles often include fast paced and violent gameplay centered around a wide array of unique enemies, while supplying the user with beefed up weapons like super shotguns and grenade launchers.
The gameplay mechanics in these games often exclude a sprint feature, yet still allow for skillful movement through other actions like jumping. Currently, there are nearly 150 games that are a part of this new category, with the more popular ones including titles like Ultrakill, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, Dusk, and Turbo Overkill.
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This category has enjoyed a resurgence in popularity lately, with plenty of high quality Boomer Shooters being released. As the years march on, many gamers have begun to miss this classic style of shooter games. Fortunately for fans who are just discovering this genre, they have a plethora of well received games to try out.
As one of the more recent Boomer Shooter releases, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun continued this trend with great success, as it currently sits at a 91% rating on Steam. It features pixelated yet detailed graphics and an addictive combat loop that recaptures the magic of 1990s shooters. Not only can fans enjoy new takes on this genre, but they can also enjoy updated versions of some of their favorite games.
With the releasing of Steam new game genre category, players can use this category to find more game like Ultrakill, Warhammer 40,000: Boltgun, Dusk and much more.