Best Word Game Games on Steam

Steam currently has 886 Word Game 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. Word Game game rankings were last updated on 5/28/2024.

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1. Chants of Sennaar

In this award-winning puzzle adventure game, play as the Traveler on a quest to reunite the Peoples of the Tower. Observe, listen, and decipher ancient languages in a fascinating universe inspired by the Myth of Babel.

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Chants of Sennaar holds the #1 spot for "best Word Game game on Steam" with a Player Score of 96. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 13,344 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 13,137 positive reviews and 207 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 9/5/2023
Franchise Focus Entertainment
Developer Rundisc
Publisher Focus Entertainment
Steam App Id 1931770

2. Far Away

Far Away is a visual novel full of dark humor depicting immersive storylines rather than romantic drama. You will play as Krosa, a typical girl who experiences gang conflicts, crimes, conspiracies, and family grudges in the port city of Bedjan.

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Far Away has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #2 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,037 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 5,918 positive reviews and 119 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $12.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Far Away on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $12.99
Release Date 8/17/2021
Franchise Thermite Games
Developer Gratesca
Publisher Thermite Games
Steam App Id 1250760

3. 第七号列车 - Train No. 7

《第七号列车》是一部以“海龟汤”类解谜玩法为主的剧情向文字游戏。游戏讲述了“你”在这趟原本应该是平静而惬意的旅途中,遇上了一位独自旅行的少女。为了消遣无聊的时间,少女向“你”讲述起她的故事来,但随着少女的心扉慢慢敞开,“你”竟然发现……

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第七号列车 - Train No. 7 has achieved a Player Score of 95, placing it in the #3 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 6,317 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 6,187 positive reviews and 130 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 第七号列车 - Train No. 7 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Release Date 8/14/2021
Developer 水野的四叶草
Publisher Eternal Dream
Steam App Id 1708870

4. Vampires' Melody

3 centuries have passed after sleeping for one night!? On a rainy night filled with thunderstorms, a young chef Raylan encountered a mysterious girl who resembled Sleeping Beauty in a huge tree hole, but everything suddenly went black before he could find out what happened...

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Vampires' Melody has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #4 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 4,643 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 4,542 positive reviews and 101 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on both Windows and Mac systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Vampires' Melody on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 10/2/2020
Franchise SakuraGame
Developer AsicxArt
Publisher SakuraGame
Steam App Id 1377360

5. The Hungry Lamb: Traveling in the Late Ming Dynasty

Trek across ancient China in a dark, boundary-pushing visual novel inspired by traditional Chinese art with modern animation. Escort four girls to the prosperous city of Luoyang in a branching narrative with themes of revenge, cannibalism, involuntary servitude, and more on a redemptive journey.

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The Hungry Lamb: Traveling in the Late Ming Dynasty has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #5 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 14,664 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 14,153 positive reviews and 511 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $9.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Steam Price $9.99
Release Date 4/23/2024
Franchise 2P Games
Developer 零创游戏(ZerocreationGame)
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Steam App Id 2593370

6. 候鸟

你知道候鸟吗?候鸟有夏候鸟和冬候鸟之分。夏候鸟就是「春天来北方,秋天去南方」的鸟,他们一年四季都生活在很温暖的环境里,而冬候鸟……则是春天就飞向北方,飞到又远又冷的地方生活,冬季才返回的鸟。尽管它们可能会在同一个地方各自度过一生中一半的时光——却从来没有机会在一起。

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候鸟 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #6 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,537 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,498 positive reviews and 39 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $10.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 候鸟 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $10.99
Release Date 1/11/2023
Developer KIDFansClub
Publisher Syawase Works China
Steam App Id 1765350

7. Epiphyllum in Love

Final chapter of the trilogy. In a world where memory can be controlled, everyone is selling their souls. "I" have left everything behind, except the girl named Yin who still remains in my mind. At the end of my life, should I die with a beautiful fantasy, or go in search of sad memories of her?

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Epiphyllum in Love has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #7 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,045 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,018 positive reviews and 27 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $3.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play Epiphyllum in Love on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $3.99
Release Date 3/16/2020
Franchise NVLMaker
Developer #workshop
Publisher NVLMaker
Steam App Id 1161870

8. 月に寄りそう乙女の作法

『月に寄りそう乙女の作法』は有名な美少女ゲームブランド「Navel」が創設10周年を記念に制作した女装もの作品です。発売してから長い時間を立っても高い人気を保ち、続編や外伝作品『乙女理論とその周辺』などの派生作品も続々とリリースし、過去十年間業界に大きく影響を与えるシリーズ作品の一つです。

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月に寄りそう乙女の作法 has achieved a Player Score of 94, placing it in the #8 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,962 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,903 positive reviews and 59 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is priced at $39.99 to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, it is possible to play 月に寄りそう乙女の作法 on the Steam Deck (though some functionality may be limited).

Steam Price $39.99
Release Date 6/17/2022
Developer Navel
Publisher HIKARI FIELD
Steam App Id 1776970

9. 英雄黄昏-文字三国志&曹贼模拟器

这是三国玩家的童话世界,新奇而独特,虽然其貌不扬,但内在很丰富。在游戏里扮演着类似穿越者的角色,在三国世界可以自由地实现各种幻想,甚至可以体验当曹贼的乐趣,另外还可以挂机摸鱼。它的缺点除了没有画面和上手较难,还没有团队,只有业余的作者一人,因热爱而坚持,若有反馈可以联系作者。

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英雄黄昏-文字三国志&曹贼模拟器 has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #9 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 2,790 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 2,730 positive reviews and 60 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 9/29/2021
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Steam App Id 1754720

10. Homicipher: Prologue

Homicipher is an adventure horror game where you’ll decipher a language, fall in love and escape. Players will face various horrifying men in this strange world. Your aim is to decipher their language and eventually find a way to escape. Meanwhile, a peculiar feeling also starts to bloom.

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Homicipher: Prologue has achieved a Player Score of 93, placing it in the #10 spot for the best Word Game games. Its score was calculated by analyzing a total of 1,234 reviews on Steam. This breaks down to a total of 1,224 positive reviews and 10 negative reviews — making it "Overwhelmingly Positive" on Steam.

It is completely free to play and can be played and ran on Windows systems. At the moment, there is no confirmed information regarding Steam Deck support for this game.

Release Date 5/31/2023
Franchise Gamera Games
Developer 八名木(yatsunagi)
Publisher Gamera Games
Steam App Id 2423320

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  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 2). 第七号列车 - Train No. 7 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Vampires' Melody on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). The Hungry Lamb: Traveling in the Late Ming Dynasty on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, March 23). 候鸟 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 24). Epiphyllum in Love on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 26). 月に寄りそう乙女の作法 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 15). 英雄黄昏-文字三国志&曹贼模拟器 on Steam. Steam Store.
  • Valve Corporation. (2024, May 27). Homicipher: Prologue on Steam. Steam Store.

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