Best Political Games on Steam

Steam currently has 563 Political games available to download and play. Explore our list of the best picks ranked by Player Score. Our Player Score rankings are calculated directly from reviews left on the Steam store and will be updated in real-time as more players leave their feedback. Political game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Papers, Please

Congratulations. The October labor lottery is complete. Your name was pulled. For immediate placement, report to the Ministry of Admission at Grestin Border Checkpoint. An apartment will be provided for you and your family in East Grestin. Expect a Class-8 dwelling.

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Papers, Please holds the #1 spot for "best Political game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 68,299 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 66,404 positive reviews and 1,895 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 8/8/2013
Developer Lucas Pope
Publisher 3909
Steam App Id 239030

2. The Talos Principle 2

The Talos Principle 2 is a thought-provoking first-person puzzle experience that greatly expands on the first game's philosophical themes and stunning environments with increasingly mind-bending challenges.

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The Talos Principle 2 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 9,027 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,655 positive reviews and 372 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $17.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $17.99
Release Date 11/2/2023
Franchise Croteam Official
Developer Croteam
Publisher Devolver Digital
Steam App Id 835960

3. Supraland Six Inches Under

A mix between Portal, Zelda and Metroid. Exploration, puzzles, combat! A first-person-metroidvania taking place six inches under Supraland.

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Supraland Six Inches Under has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,859 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,768 positive reviews and 91 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $19.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $19.99
Release Date 1/14/2022
Franchise Supra Games UG
Developers
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Steam App Id 1522870

4. BioShock™

BioShock is a shooter unlike any you've ever played, loaded with weapons and tactics never seen. You'll have a complete arsenal at your disposal from simple revolvers to grenade launchers and chemical throwers, but you'll also be forced to genetically modify your DNA to create an even more deadly weapon: you.

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BioShock™ has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 29,908 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 28,176 positive reviews and 1,732 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play BioShock™ on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 8/21/2007
Franchise BioShock Franchise
Developers
Publisher 2K
Steam App Id 7670

5. Disco Elysium - The Final Cut

Disco Elysium - The Final Cut is a groundbreaking role playing game. You’re a detective with a unique skill system at your disposal and a whole city to carve your path across. Interrogate unforgettable characters, crack murders or take bribes. Become a hero or an absolute disaster of a human being.

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Disco Elysium - The Final Cut has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 92,196 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 86,050 positive reviews and 6,146 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 10/15/2019
Developer ZA/UM
Publisher ZA/UM
Steam App Id 632470

6. Ages of Conflict: World War Simulator

Ages of Conflict is a versatile Map Simulation game where you spawn and observe custom or random AI nations battle it out across an infinite number of worlds. Command nations to nudge the world events into your liking.

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Ages of Conflict: World War Simulator has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,495 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,403 positive reviews and 92 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $6.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Ages of Conflict: World War Simulator on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $6.99
Release Date 2/17/2023
Developer JoySpark Games
Publisher JoySpark Games
Steam App Id 2186320

7. Spec Ops: The Line

A Third-Person modern military Shooter designed to challenge players' morality by putting them in the middle of unspeakable situations.

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Spec Ops: The Line has achieved a Player Score of 92, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 53,429 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 49,847 positive reviews and 3,582 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $0.00 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is not possible to play or run Spec Ops: The Line on the Steam Deck.

Release Date 6/29/2012
Developer YAGER
Publishers
Steam App Id 50300

8. Not For Broadcast

The National Nightly News is live and you’re the brains behind the scenes. Beep the swears, keep the cameras on the celebs and keep the audience hooked in this darkly comedic game of televised chaos.

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Not For Broadcast has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 10,418 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 9,816 positive reviews and 602 negative reviews — making it "Very Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Not For Broadcast on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 1/25/2022
Developer NotGames
Publisher tinyBuild
Steam App Id 1147550

9. The Political Process

Explore a dynamic world of politics in this turn-based, political simulator. Create a character, run for political office, write legislation, balance budgets, and more as you move up the political hierarchy.

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The Political Process has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,625 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,561 positive reviews and 64 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play The Political Process on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $14.99
Release Date 11/22/2019
Developer Verlumino Studios LLC
Publisher Verlumino Studios LLC
Steam App Id 1184770

10. Dune: Imperium

The award-winning board game of strategy and intrigue in the iconic universe of Dune. The Spice must flow.

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Dune: Imperium has achieved a Player Score of 91, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Political games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,653 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,586 positive reviews and 67 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $22.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. Valve has also verified it as playable on the Steam Deck and will run well.

Steam Price $22.99
Release Date 3/13/2024
Developer Dire Wolf
Publisher Dire Wolf
Steam App Id 1689500

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). The Talos Principle 2 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Supraland Six Inches Under on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). BioShock™ on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Disco Elysium - The Final Cut on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Ages of Conflict: World War Simulator on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, January 29). Spec Ops: The Line on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Not For Broadcast on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 14). The Political Process on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Dune: Imperium on Steam. Steam Store.

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