Best Touch-Friendly Games on Steam

Steam currently has 347 Touch-Friendly 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. Touch-Friendly game rankings were last updated on 5/24/2024.

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1. Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition

Zombies are invading your home, and the only defense is your arsenal of plants! Armed with an alien nursery-worth of zombie-zapping plants like peashooters and cherry bombs, you'll need to think fast and plant faster to stop dozens of types of zombies dead in their tracks.

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Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition holds the #1 spot for "best Touch-Friendly game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 125,735 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 122,650 positive reviews and 3,085 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $4.99
Release Date 5/5/2009
Franchise PopCap EA
Developer PopCap Games, Inc.
Publishers
Steam App Id 3590

2. The Room

A mysterious invitation leads to the attic of an abandoned house. In the room is a cast-iron safe laced with strange carvings and on top, a note from your distant companion. It promises something ancient and astonishing concealed in the iron chamber - you need only find a way in.

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The Room has achieved a Player Score of 96, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 26,658 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 26,081 positive reviews and 577 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $4.99 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 $4.99
Release Date 7/28/2014
Developer Fireproof Games
Publisher Fireproof Games
Steam App Id 288160

4. Sid Meier's Civilization® V

Create, discover, and download new player-created maps, scenarios, interfaces, and more!

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Sid Meier's Civilization® V has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 197,547 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 189,943 positive reviews and 7,604 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $7.49 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Sid Meier's Civilization® V on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $7.49
Release Date 9/23/2010
Franchise Civilization Franchise
Developers
Publishers
Steam App Id 8930

5. Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense

Get ready for an epic journey to defend your kingdom against hordes of orcs, trolls, evil wizards and other nasty fiends using a vast arsenal of towers and spells at your command!Fight on forests, mountains and wastelands, customizing your defensive strategy with different tower upgrades and specializations!

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Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 12,946 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 12,592 positive reviews and 354 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 1/6/2014
Franchise Ironhide Game Studio
Developer Ironhide Game Studio
Publisher Ironhide Game Studio
Steam App Id 246420

6. Hook

HOOK is a short minimal, puzzle game.

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Hook has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,794 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,527 positive reviews and 267 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $1.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows, Mac, and Linux systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $1.99
Release Date 7/6/2015
Developer Maciej Targoni
Publisher Maciej Targoni
Steam App Id 367580

7. Hidden Folks

Search for hidden folks in hand-drawn, interactive, miniature landscapes. Unfurl tent flaps, cut through bushes, slam doors, and poke some crocodiles! Rooooaaaarrrr!!!!!

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Hidden Folks has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,954 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 8,657 positive reviews and 297 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $14.99 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 $14.99
Release Date 2/15/2017
Developers
Publisher Adriaan de Jongh
Steam App Id 435400

8. Mini Motorways

Mini Motorways is a strategy simulation game about designing the road map for a growing city. Build a traffic network, one road at a time, to create a bustling metropolis. Redesign your roads and place your motorways to get everyone where they need to go. How long can you keep the city moving?

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Mini Motorways has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 19,040 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 18,283 positive reviews and 757 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 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 $9.99
Release Date 7/20/2021
Developer Dinosaur Polo Club
Publisher Dinosaur Polo Club
Steam App Id 1127500

9. Kingdom Rush Frontiers - Tower Defense

Command your troops through an epic (mis)adventure as you defend exotic lands from dragons, man-eating plants, and ghastly denizens of the underworld -all with flashy new towers, levels, heroes, and more goodies to help you crush your foes in this Fantasy Action Tower Defense game!

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Kingdom Rush Frontiers - Tower Defense has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 8,129 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 7,866 positive reviews and 263 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. At the moment, it is possible to play Kingdom Rush Frontiers - Tower Defense on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 7/25/2016
Franchise Ironhide Game Studio
Developer Ironhide Game Studio
Publisher Ironhide Game Studio
Steam App Id 458710

10. Mini Metro

Mini Metro is a strategy simulation game about designing a subway map for a growing city. Draw lines between stations and start your trains running. As new stations open, redraw your lines to keep them efficient. Decide where to use your limited resources. How long can you keep the city moving?

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Mini Metro has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Touch-Friendly games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,772 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,213 positive reviews and 559 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 11/6/2015
Developer Dinosaur Polo Club
Publisher Dinosaur Polo Club
Steam App Id 287980

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Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition steam charts
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5/5/2009
96
$4.99
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7/28/2014
96
$4.99
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11,578
9/1/2021
95
$1.74
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17,196
9/23/2010
95
$7.49
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110
1/6/2014
95
$9.99
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Hook steam charts
2
7/6/2015
94
$1.99
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Hidden Folks steam charts
19
2/15/2017
94
$14.99
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Mini Motorways steam charts
370
7/20/2021
94
$9.99
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Kingdom Rush Frontiers - Tower Defense steam charts
180
7/25/2016
94
$9.99
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164
11/6/2015
94
$9.99
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Game Dev Tycoon steam charts
247
8/29/2013
94
$9.99
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18
2/19/2014
93
$0.89
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Hexcells Infinite steam charts
243
9/1/2014
93
$1.49
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Machinarium steam charts
72
10/16/2009
93
$3.99
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Bejeweled® 3 steam charts
441
12/7/2010
93
$4.99
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LYNE steam charts
4
3/17/2014
93
$2.99
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Defense Grid: The Awakening steam charts
85
12/8/2008
93
$9.99
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PAC-MAN™ Championship Edition DX+ steam charts
21
9/24/2013
92
$2.49
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Little Inferno steam charts
30
11/19/2012
92
$14.99
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SteamWorld Heist steam charts
55
6/7/2016
92
$14.99
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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Plants vs. Zombies GOTY Edition on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, April 18). The Room on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). Cookie Clicker on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Sid Meier's Civilization® V on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Kingdom Rush - Tower Defense on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Hook on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Hidden Folks on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Mini Motorways on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 23). Kingdom Rush Frontiers - Tower Defense on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Mini Metro on Steam. Steam Store.

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