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 Organ Trail: Director's Cut released the 23 March 2017

1# The Last of Us - 2014

Review
95
Score

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

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

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

Platforming is back in this new iconic iteration of the famous action adventure franchise. The new combat system offers more stealth and sneak attack options and you can now explore underwater. Young lara is still battleling for survival and will be able to make her way using improvised weapons and crafting upgrades for them.
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

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# The Solus Project - 2016

Review
77
Score

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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8# SSX - 2012

Review
83
Score

SSX is the return of the beloved franchise on the current generation of consoles where you can own the Planet across real-world iconic mountain ranges, compete and compare with friends online in totally new ways, and defy reality on a snowboard through Race it, Trick it and Survive it events. This item is being licensed or sublicensed to you by Sony Computer Entertainment America and is subject to the Network Terms of Service and User Agreement, this items use restrictions and other applicable terms located at www.us.playstation.com/support/useragreements. This item may be used with up to 2 activated PlayStation3 systems associated with this Sony Entertainment Network account.
SSX is a online survival racing game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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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# Don't Starve: Console Edition - 2013

Review
78
Score
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Console Edition
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Console Edition
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Console Edition

Don’t Starve: Console Edition is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home. Video output in Full HD 1080p requires 1080p native display. Additional hardware required for Remote Play.
Don't Starve: Console Edition is a survival sandbox rogue-like game that offers Survival mechanism.

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11# Subterrain - 2017

Review
78
Score

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 top-down view survival horror survival-horror game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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12# 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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13# Don't Starve: Pocket Edition - 2015

Review
86
Score
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Pocket Edition

Dont Starve: Pocket Edition, brings the hit PC game enjoyed by over 6 million players to Android. Play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped and transported to a mysterious wilderness world.
Don't Starve: Pocket Edition is a survival game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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14# NEO Scavenger - 2014

Review
85
Score

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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15# Radiation Island - 2016

Review
79
Score

Radiation Island is a survival adventure game where you craft your own destiny in a huge open world environment. As part of the Philadelphia Experiment you have become stranded in a parallel, alternate reality. Discover this new and mysterious world, with all its surprises.
Radiation Island is a survival open-world adventure game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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17# Project Zomboid - 2013

Review
87
Score

Early Access

Project Zomboid is the ultimate in zombie survival. Alone or in MP: you loot, build, craft, fight, farm and fish in a struggle to survive. A hardcore RPG skillset, a vast map, a massively customisable sandbox and a cute tutorial raccoon await the unwary. So how will you die?
Project Zomboid is a survival open-world sandbox game that offers Survival mechanism.

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18# Don't Starve: Giant Edition - 2013

Review
78
Score
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Giant Edition
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Giant Edition
Screenshot of the video game Don't Starve: Giant Edition

Don’t Starve: Giant Edition is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. You play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world. Wilson must learn to exploit his environment and its inhabitants if he ever hopes to escape and find his way back home. Don't Starve: Giant Edition combines the content of both the original Don't Starve game, and the Reign of Giants expansion pack, which adds new characters, seasons, creatures, biomes, and other challenges to Don’t Starve.
Don't Starve: Giant Edition is a survival rogue-like game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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19# Killing Floor 2 - 2016

Review
76
Score

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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20# 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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21# Alien: Isolation - 2014

Review
81
Score

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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22# Organ Trail: Director's Cut - 2017

Review
84
Score

Organ Trail is a retro zombie survival game. Travel westward in a station wagon with 4 of your friends, scavenging for supplies and fending off the undead. Members of your party might die of dysentery or you might have to put them down yourself when they get bit.
Organ Trail: Director's Cut is a survival game where Survival is an important part of the gameplay.

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23# Shank 2 - 2012

Review
75
Score
Screenshot of the video game Shank 2
Screenshot of the video game Shank 2
Screenshot of the video game Shank 2

The fan-favorite 2D brawler is back as ex-mob hit man Shank returns to action in Shank 2. With those closest to him under attack, Shank is once again forced on the offensive. Now he must put his trusty arsenal of handguns, shotguns, automatic weapons, chainsaws, machetes, grenades, plus all-new weaponry and moves to use in order to...
Shank 2 is a 2D side-scrolling survival baseball game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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24# Sheltered - 2016

Review
69
Score

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# CAPSULE - 2012

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

Capsule is a single-player survival game played entirely through a radar interface. Players navigate a hostile landscape, learn about their surroundings, and unravel a classic sci-fi story in the process. Best played in a dark room with headphones. NOT RECOMMENDED FOR PLAYERS WITH MISOPHONIA.
CAPSULE is a survival turn-based game with a lot of emphasis on Survival.

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