50 Best Survival games

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The best 50 Survival games daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms for Android, IOS (iPhone / iPad), PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, PC Windows, Mac OS and Linux. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

The latest addition in this selection is How to Survive 2 released the 6 February 2017

1# The Last of Us - 2014

Review
95
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Last of Us
Screenshot of the video game The Last of Us
Screenshot of the video game The Last of Us

Ready for a real challenge? Grounded Difficulty ups the aggressiveness of the enemy AI throughout the story to deliver a mode custom-made for the hardest of the hardcore. Along with this brutal single-player challenge, new multiplayer add-ons await, including eight survival perks (sold separately or in bundles) four new weapons (sold separately or in a bundle) and four new maps in the Reclaimed Territories Map Pack.
The Last of Us is a stealth survival survival-horror game that offers Survival mechanism in a post-apocalyptic world.

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2# This War of Mine - 2015

Review
84
Score

In This War Of Mine you do not play as an elite soldier, rather a group of civilians trying to survive in a besieged city; struggling with lack of food, medicine and constant danger from snipers and hostile scavengers. The game provides an experience of war seen from an entirely new angle.
This War of Mine is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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3# The Flame in the Flood - 2016

Review
75
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood

A rogue-lite river journey through the backwaters of a forgotten post-societal America. Forage, craft, evade predators.
The Flame in the Flood is a survival rogue-like game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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4# No Man's Sky - 2016

Review
71
Score
Screenshot of the video game No Man's Sky
Screenshot of the video game No Man's Sky
Screenshot of the video game No Man's Sky

No Man's Sky is a game about exploration and survival in an infinite procedurally generated universe.
No Man's Sky is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival in a science fiction world.

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5# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider
Screenshot of the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider
Screenshot of the video game Rise of the Tomb Raider

Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration includes the base game and Season Pass featuring all-new content. Explore Croft Manor in the new “Blood Ties” story, then defend it against a zombie invasion in “Lara’s Nightmare”.
Rise of the Tomb Raider is a stealth puzzle adventure game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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6# The Long Dark - 2014

Review
91
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Long Dark
Screenshot of the video game The Long Dark
Screenshot of the video game The Long Dark

Early Access

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness in the aftermath of a geomagnetic disaster. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and all the threats Mother Nature can muster. Welcome to the Quiet Apocalypse.
The Long Dark is a survival sandbox simulation game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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7# Alien: Isolation - 2015

Review
81
Score
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation
Screenshot of the video game Alien: Isolation

Discover the true meaning of fear in Alien: Isolation, a survival horror set in an atmosphere of constant dread and mortal danger.
Alien: Isolation is a stealth survival horror survival-horror game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay in a science fiction world.

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8# The Solus Project - 2016

Review
77
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project
Screenshot of the video game The Solus Project

The Solus Project is a single player exploration adventure with survival elements. The adventure is set on a mysterious planet and is the spiritual successor to The Ball - 2010 PC Gamer Action/Adventure Game Of The Year...
The Solus Project is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival in a science fiction world.

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9# The Final Station - 2016

Review
74
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Final Station
Screenshot of the video game The Final Station
Screenshot of the video game The Final Station

Travel by train through a dying world. Look after your passengers, keep your train operational, and make sure you can always reach the next station. Make your way through swarms of infected at each station. Explore mysterious and abandoned stations looking for supplies and survivors.
The Final Station is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival in a post-apocalyptic world.

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10# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

Review
91
Score
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival
Screenshot of the video game Empyrion - Galactic Survival

Early Access

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a 3D open world, space survival adventure in which you can fly across space and land on planets. Build, explore, fight and survive in a hostile galaxy full of hidden dangers.
Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a survival open-world sandbox game in space where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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11# NEO Scavenger - 2014

Review
85
Score
Screenshot of the video game NEO Scavenger
Screenshot of the video game NEO Scavenger
Screenshot of the video game NEO Scavenger

NEO Scavenger is a game where you must survive in the wasteland long enough to figure out who you are. Each turn, you must decide where to go, how to scavenge for supplies, and how to deal with anything and anyone you encounter.
NEO Scavenger is a survival rogue-like turn-based RPG game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay in a post-apocalyptic world.

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12# Street Fighter V - 2016

Review
76
Score
Screenshot of the video game Street Fighter V
Screenshot of the video game Street Fighter V
Screenshot of the video game Street Fighter V

The legendary fighting franchise returns with STREET FIGHTER® V! Stunning visuals depict the next generation of World Warriors in unprecedented detail, while exciting and accessible battle mechanics deliver endless fighting fun that both beginners and veterans can enjoy.
Street Fighter V is a fighting game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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13# Subterrain - 2017

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game Subterrain
Screenshot of the video game Subterrain
Screenshot of the video game Subterrain

Uncompromising Sci-Fi survival on Mars! Manage the entire colony single-handed! Craft, Research, Explore and Fight against evolving mutants. Vast open world and randomly generated levels to explore! Can you survive long enough to escape the horror?
Subterrain is a survival survival-horror rogue-like game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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14# Killing Floor 2 - 2016

Review
76
Score
Screenshot of the video game Killing Floor 2
Screenshot of the video game Killing Floor 2
Screenshot of the video game Killing Floor 2

6-player co-op Zed-slaughtering mayhem. And now, 12-player Versus Survival mode, too - now you can BE the Zeds!
Killing Floor 2 is a survival shooter game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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15# Don't Starve Together - 2016

Review
89
Score
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve Together
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve Together
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve Together

Don't Starve Together is the standalone multiplayer expansion of the uncompromising survival game Don't Starve.
Don't Starve Together is a survival game that offers Survival mechanism.

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16# Radiation Island - 2016

Review
79
Score

Investigate abandoned villages and old military compounds where zombies guard vital tools, weapons and clues to the secrets of this world. Find hidden treasures, equipment and fire arms to prevail in a world full of perils: radiation, anomalies, harsh weather and enraged zombies.
Radiation Island is a survival open-world adventure game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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17# Crashlands - 2016

Review
86
Score

As you grow in power, you can venture to new regions of the world, meet strange characters, discover new stories, and encounter new and interesting enemies. with Huge Problems Four sentient races, three continents, an epic bid for the future of the planet, and you - trapped in the middle, trying to deliver your freakin' packages.
Crashlands is a survival open-world RPG game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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18# Kona - 2016

Review
85
Score
Screenshot of the video game Kona
Screenshot of the video game Kona
Screenshot of the video game Kona

Early Access

Northern Canada, 1970. A strange blizzard ravages Atamipek Lake. Step into the shoes of a detective to explore the eerie village, investigate surreal events, and battle the elements to survive. The first installment in a series of four games, Kona is a chilly interactive tale you won't soon forget.
Kona is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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19# Out There - 2015

Review
83
Score

Out There is an award-winning space exploration game blending roguelike, resource management and interactive fiction.
Out There is a survival rogue-like game with a lot of emphasis on Survival in a science fiction world.

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20# The Collider 2 - 2016

Review
70
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Collider 2
Screenshot of the video game The Collider 2
Screenshot of the video game The Collider 2

Destroy the colossal mothership looming over the planet and save your homeworld! With a fleet of high-tech starfighters at your disposal, take on a series of suicidal missions to destroy the alien invader from the inside.
The Collider 2 is a survival racing game that offers Survival mechanism.

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21# ADR1FT - 2016

Review
63
Score
Screenshot of the video game ADR1FT
Screenshot of the video game ADR1FT
Screenshot of the video game ADR1FT

ADR1FT is the story of an astronaut who wakes up floating silently in space amongst the debris of destroyed space station…the only survivor of a catastrophic event, left with no memory, a critically damaged EVA suit leaking oxygen and no way home.
ADR1FT is a first-person survival simulation game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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22# EDEN STAR - 2015

Review
79
Score
Screenshot of the video game EDEN STAR
Screenshot of the video game EDEN STAR
Screenshot of the video game EDEN STAR

Early Access

Eden Star is a fast paced Sci-Fi survival game that blends unique physics based combat, destructible environments and free-form construction with the exploration of a hostile alien world.
EDEN STAR is a first-person survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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23# The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition - 2017

Review
79
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition
Screenshot of the video game The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition

The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition is a wilderness survival game in which a girl and her dog travel on foot and by raft down a procedurally-generated river. Scrounge for resources, craft tools, remedy afflictions, evade the vicious wildlife and, most importantly, stay healthy in a dangerous wilderness. Online features require an account and are subject to terms of service and applicable privacy policy (playstationnetwork.com/terms-of-service & playstationnetwork.com/privacy-policy).
The Flame in the Flood: Complete Edition is a survival game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay in a post-apocalyptic world.

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24# Sheltered - 2016

Review
70
Score
Screenshot of the video game Sheltered
Screenshot of the video game Sheltered
Screenshot of the video game Sheltered

Sheltered is a deep and emotional survival management game. You take on the role of protecting four family members who, after a global apocalypse, have found their way to a deserted shelter.
Sheltered is a survival management game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay in a post-apocalyptic world.

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25# Life is Feudal: Your Own - 2015

Review
69
Score
Screenshot of the video game Life is Feudal: Your Own
Screenshot of the video game Life is Feudal: Your Own
Screenshot of the video game Life is Feudal: Your Own

Hardcore and realistic; LiF is a Medieval multiplayer sandbox RPG, with free terraforming, a rich crafting system and preset and modular building construction. With engaging survival aspects, no target physics-based combat and a unique formation system - along with numerous other features - LiF is not for the faint of heart!
Life is Feudal: Your Own is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival sandbox game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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26# Unturned - 2014

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game Unturned
Screenshot of the video game Unturned
Screenshot of the video game Unturned

Early Access

You become a survivor in the zombie infested ruins of society, and team up with your friends to remain among the living.
Unturned is a free to play. Unturned is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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27# Bear Winter - 2015

Review
82
Score

"Were calling it: this might just be the first sleeper hit of 2015" - GamezeboI travel, alone, deep into the wilderness to find her. I find fires to stay warm.
Bear Winter is a survival puzzle game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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28# How to Survive 2 - 2017

Review
68
Score
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive 2
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive 2
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive 2

Dead or Alive? Make up your mind, stranger. We don’t like that undead business here in Louisiana… Survive solo or with friends as you look to fulfill your basic needs of food, water and shelter, crafting your own tools and weapons while you secure your camp and face flesh hungry zombies.
How to Survive 2 is a survival game that offers Survival mechanism.

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29# Metro: Last Light Redux - 2014

Review
84
Score
Screenshot of the video game Metro: Last Light Redux
Screenshot of the video game Metro: Last Light Redux
Screenshot of the video game Metro: Last Light Redux

It is the year 2034. Beneath the ruins of post-apocalyptic Moscow, in the tunnels of the Metro, the remnants of mankind are besieged by deadly threats from outside – and within. Mutants stalk the catacombs beneath the desolate surface, and hunt amidst the poisoned skies above.
Metro: Last Light Redux is a stealth survival-horror FPS (First Person Shooter) game with a lot of emphasis on Survival in a post-apocalyptic world.

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30# Dead In Bermuda - 2015

Review
72
Score

DEAD IN BERMUDA is a survival management game with RPG and adventure elements. Lead a team of 8 survivors from a plane crash. Assign them to tasks, gain experience, develop your survival skills, research and craft new items, explore the island and solve its mysteries.
Dead In Bermuda is a survival management game that offers Survival mechanism.

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31# Echo of the Wilds - 2014

Review
82
Score
Screenshot of the video game Echo of the Wilds
Screenshot of the video game Echo of the Wilds
Screenshot of the video game Echo of the Wilds

Echo of the Wilds is a puzzly narrativy adventure, featuring randomised wilderness survival. Explore and survive this mysterious tale of wilds. Gather resources to build gear and sustain yourself, learning new skills, lore and the intertwining interactions between the various areas, seasons, and weather.
Echo of the Wilds is a survival rogue-like game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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32# Lifeline: Whiteout - 2016

Review
79
Score
Screenshot of the video game Lifeline: Whiteout
Screenshot of the video game Lifeline: Whiteout
Screenshot of the video game Lifeline: Whiteout

3 Minute Games has partnered with Eipix Entertainment for the next installment of the critically-acclaimed Lifeline series. Play on the go with real-time notifications sent to your device or check in with V. Adams throughout your day waiting for the bus, eating lunch, before bed!
Lifeline: Whiteout is a interactive survival real-time adventure game where choices matter that offers Survival mechanism.

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33# Goliath - 2015

Review
66
Score
Screenshot of the video game Goliath
Screenshot of the video game Goliath
Screenshot of the video game Goliath

Welcome to a mysterious world filled with strange creatures, giant monsters and warring factions. You won't last long here on your own. Fortunately, you know how to build giant robots! Find the plans, gather the resources, climb inside your giant robotic creation and start punching monsters in the face!
Goliath is a first-person top-down view survival game that offers Survival mechanism.

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34# Suicide Squad: Special Ops - 2016

Review
83
Score
Screenshot of the video game Suicide Squad: Special Ops
Screenshot of the video game Suicide Squad: Special Ops
Screenshot of the video game Suicide Squad: Special Ops

In this official Suicide Squad film game, you have been selected to lead a special task force comprised of highly dangerous incarcerated Super Villains. Fight as Harley Quinn with her signature baseball bat, or as Deadshot with his rifle or as Diablo with fire.
Suicide Squad: Special Ops is a survival squad-based baseball game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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35# Skyhill - 2015

Review
66
Score
Screenshot of the video game Skyhill
Screenshot of the video game Skyhill
Screenshot of the video game Skyhill

World War III is over, the world's infested with mutants and your supplies are running out. Fight your way down this damned hotel, from your penthouse on top to the first floor. Craft weapons, search for food and reach the exit. Otherwise you'll be torn apart, starve to death or maybe both...
Skyhill is a survival rogue-like turn-based game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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36# Dragon Quest Builders - 2016

Review
83
Score
Screenshot of the video game Dragon Quest Builders
Screenshot of the video game Dragon Quest Builders
Screenshot of the video game Dragon Quest Builders

Rise as a legendary builder in a tale of epic proportions and explore a vast sandbox world to gather materials, craft items, and build everything imaginable. Build for fun. Build for adventure. Build to save the world!
Dragon Quest Builders is a sandbox JRPG (Japanese RPG) game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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37# Shelter 2 - 2015

Review
61
Score
Screenshot of the video game Shelter 2
Screenshot of the video game Shelter 2
Screenshot of the video game Shelter 2

Guide a powerful Lynx through vast open landscapes. Give birth to your cubs, raise and strengthen them by mastering your skills for hunting prey. Explore the wild beauty of nature and do everything possible to prepare your family for the vicious entities dwelling on the cold tundra.
Shelter 2 is a survival open-world simulation game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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38# How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition - 2014

Review
70
Score
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition
Screenshot of the video game How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition

A complete edition including the original crafting survival zombie nightmare plus 6 additional thrilling DLCs. How to Survive now is more fun and tougher than ever.Survive on a zombie infested archipelago, fulfill your basic needs of food, water and shelter while facing natural and unnatural threats.- An eccentric survival guide will teach you to craft dozens of weapons and tools: from fishing rods or bows, to chainsaws or explosives.- 7 islands filled with exuberant flora and fauna.The downloadable version of this game supports English, French, Italian, German, Spanish.
How to Survive: Storm Warning Edition is a survival game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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39# Duskers - 2016

Review
85
Score

Pilot drones into derelict spaceships to find the means to survive and piece together how the universe became a giant graveyard.
Duskers is a survival horror rogue-like strategy game that offers Survival mechanism in a science fiction world.

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40# Hungry Shark World - 2016

Review
84
Score

Rise through the ranks of the food chain and level up your jawsome pal to bite harder, swim faster and grow HUNGRYer! Arctic Ocean, a frozen wasteland, home to a secret military base and heavily guarded testing facility.
Hungry Shark World is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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41# Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge - 2014

Review
82
Score
Screenshot of the video game Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge
Screenshot of the video game Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge
Screenshot of the video game Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge

Tackle three super-challenging gauntlets in any order you want, using our famously responsive Tilt to Live controls. -- Unlock the final boss gauntlet to throw down with the Dot King himself.
Tilt to Live: Gauntlet's Revenge is a survival game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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42# Dead State - 2014

Review
74
Score
Screenshot of the video game Dead State
Screenshot of the video game Dead State
Screenshot of the video game Dead State

Dead State is a narrative-driven survival RPG set at the dawn of the undead apocalypse. Drawing inspiration from classic RPGs like Fallout, X-Com, and Suikoden, Dead State combines strategic, turn-based combat with base building mechanics, character creation, and social management.
Dead State is a survival turn-based RPG game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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43# Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- - 2016

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-
Screenshot of the video game Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-
Screenshot of the video game Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR-

Astonishing 3D cell animations and overwhelming content volume, the next-generation fighting game "GUILTY GEAR Xrd -REVELATOR-" is now out on Steam! Total cast of 23 unique characters, and tons of game modes, get ready to ROCK!
Guilty Gear Xrd -REVELATOR- is a fighting game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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44# Xenoraid - 2017

Review
65
Score
Screenshot of the video game Xenoraid
Screenshot of the video game Xenoraid
Screenshot of the video game Xenoraid

Xenoraid is a vertically scrolling shoot'em up with procedurally driven missions and detailed shooting mechanics. Modern features such as real time fighter switching and squadron management make Xenoraid a fresh and thrilling shooter!
Xenoraid is a survival game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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45# Dead State: Reanimated - 2014

Review
85
Score

Dead State is a narrative-driven survival RPG set at the dawn of the undead apocalypse. Drawing inspiration from classic RPGs like Fallout, X-Com, and Suikoden, Dead State combines strategic, turn-based combat with base building mechanics, character creation, and social management.
Dead State: Reanimated is a survival turn-based RPG game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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46# Last Horizon - 2015

Review
78
Score

A minimal space exploration and survival game. Pilot the last vessel of a fallen civilization into the vast unknown, in search of a new world to call home.
Last Horizon is a survival game in space that offers Survival mechanism.

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47# Pathologic Classic HD - 2015

Review
77
Score
Screenshot of the video game Pathologic Classic HD
Screenshot of the video game Pathologic Classic HD
Screenshot of the video game Pathologic Classic HD

Pathologic Classic HD is the Definitive Edition of the original Cult Classic Psychological First-Person Survival game. In this unforgettable experience, players control one of three unique characters as they try to save a mysterious town from a deadly plague that cannot be stopped.
Pathologic Classic HD is a survival horror game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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48# Tales from the Void - 2016

Review
84
Score
Screenshot of the video game Tales from the Void
Screenshot of the video game Tales from the Void
Screenshot of the video game Tales from the Void

Lost in time and space and fighting for survival, it is up to you to save the crew of a World War I submarine in Tales from the Void, a squad-based, atmospheric real time tactics game.
Tales from the Void is a game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay in a science fiction world.

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49# Dying Light - 2015

Review
77
Score
Screenshot of the video game Dying Light
Screenshot of the video game Dying Light
Screenshot of the video game Dying Light

Dying Light is a first-person, action survival game set in a vast open world. Roam a city devastated by a mysterious epidemic, scavenging for supplies and crafting weapons to help defeat the hordes of flesh-hungry enemies the plague has created. At night, beware the Infected as they grow in strength and even more lethal nocturnal predators leave their nests to feed on their prey. Live to survive another day. Good Night, Good Luck.
Dying Light is a survival open-world game that offers Survival mechanism.

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50# The Red Solstice - 2015

Review
75
Score
Screenshot of the video game The Red Solstice
Screenshot of the video game The Red Solstice
Screenshot of the video game The Red Solstice

2280 A.D. The last few survivors of a ruined Earth seek a new home: Mars, a planet whose inhabitants didn't take too kindly to outsiders. The Red Solstice is a tense, tactical, squad-based action game. Fight to survive with up to 8 players in co-op, or lead your own squad in single-player mode.
The Red Solstice is a top-down view survival squad-based tactical strategy game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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