50 Games Like The Long Dark

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50 Games like The Long Dark daily generated by our specialised A.I. comparing over 33000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes survival sandbox simulation games 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 The Wild Eight released the 8 February 2017

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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.

1# Empyrion - Galactic Survival - 2015

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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.

Empyrion - Galactic Survival is a game like The Long Dark, but with a twist: a space theme. Empyrion - Galactic Survival otherwise is like The Long Dark on these features: survival, sandbox, open-world, crafting, simulation and exploration.
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2# Don't Starve Together - 2016

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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.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Don't Starve Together's gameplay qualities common to the survival crafting genre. Don't Starve Together is a recent addition to the popular survival medieval genre.
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3# Project Zomboid - 2013

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Screenshot of the video game Project Zomboid
Screenshot of the video game Project Zomboid
Screenshot of the video game Project Zomboid

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.

At first glance, you might actually mistake Project Zomboid for The Long Dark (besides the graphics) because it shares a lot of its features: survival, zombies, sandbox, open-world, crafting, development and simulation.
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4# Subsistence - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Subsistence
Screenshot of the video game Subsistence
Screenshot of the video game Subsistence

Early Access

Subsistence is a sandbox, first person, open-world survival game (currently only singleplayer, with multiplayer in development). Struggle to build a base and gear-up in the hostile environment. Defend yourself from wildlife and AI hunters (who also build bases in the world).
Subsistence is a survival open-world sandbox game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Subsistence's gameplay qualities common to the survival sandbox genre. Subsistence is a recent addition to the popular survival sandbox genre.
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5# Digger Online - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Digger Online
Screenshot of the video game Digger Online
Screenshot of the video game Digger Online

Sanbox multiplayer building game with additional game mods
Digger Online is a open-world game with an emphasis on the story.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Digger Online, because they shares a lot of features: atmospheric, open-world, sandbox, survival, zombies, first-person, simulation and crafting.
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6# Phoning Home - 2017

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Phoning Home is an open-world game of exploration and survival set on a strange, alien planet. It tells the story of two robots – ION and ANI – and their life-defining journey.
Phoning Home is a survival open-world game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Phoning Home, because they have a lot of features in common: exploration, survival, open-world, atmospheric, crafting and single-player. Phoning Home is a fresh release of 2017.
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7# CrossWorlds: Escape - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape
Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape
Screenshot of the video game CrossWorlds: Escape

Early Access

CrossWorlds: Escape is a hardcore game in which you will have to deploy all your skills to survive in a huge open world that is susceptible to changes in weather, seasons and various natural phenomena.
CrossWorlds: Escape is a survival open-world sandbox simulation game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy CrossWorlds: Escape's gameplay qualities common to the survival open-world genre. CrossWorlds: Escape is a recent addition to the popular survival open-world genre.
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8# The Solus Project - 2016

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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 in a science fiction world.

As with other games like The Long Dark, The Solus Project is all about survival and shares with it these features: survival, exploration, crafting, single-player and first-person. The Solus Project is a recent addition to the popular survival exploration genre.
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9# Hide & Hold Out - H2o - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o
Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o

Early Access

Hide & Hold Out is a multiplayer survival game taking place in a devastated water world. Gather, build, team up with your friends and establish the foundations of your future floating empire utilizing the heavy guns of your battle ships!
Hide & Hold Out - H2o is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival open-world simulation game.

Hide & Hold Out - H2o is like The Long Dark mixed with a persistent world ( MMO ). It also shares these gameplay elements: survival, crafting, open-world, simulation, sandbox and first-person. This game was released in 2016.
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10# Project Explore - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Project Explore
Screenshot of the video game Project Explore
Screenshot of the video game Project Explore

Early Access

Project Explore is a new survival game. You will have to deal with tough situations, starting with starvation and rapidly increasing insanity. There will be lots of new upcoming features and changes.
Project Explore is a casual 2D survival simulation game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Project Explore's gameplay qualities common to the survival simulation genre.
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11# Survivalist - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Survivalist
Screenshot of the video game Survivalist
Screenshot of the video game Survivalist

It's one year after the collapse of civilization and self-centered hedge fund manager Joe Wheeler emerges from his specially constructed bunker in search of food. This is a huge open-world RPG where you have the freedom to play how you want - but your choices have consequences.
Survivalist is a survival open-world RPG game.

As with other games like The Long Dark, Survivalist is all about survival and shares with it these features: survival, zombies, open-world, sandbox and simulation.
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12# Rising World - 2014

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Screenshot of the video game Rising World
Screenshot of the video game Rising World
Screenshot of the video game Rising World

Early Access

Rising World is a voxel based open-world sandbox game, featuring a procedurally generated world, playable in single and multi-player.
Rising World is a survival open-world sandbox game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Rising World, because they have a lot of features in common: sandbox, crafting, open-world, survival, single-player, zombies and first-person.
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13# Sky Break - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Sky Break
Screenshot of the video game Sky Break
Screenshot of the video game Sky Break

Sky Break is an open-world game on a stormy abandoned planet filled with wild mechas. Learn to master this world and to hack the mechas if you want a chance to survive.
Sky Break is a survival open-world RPG game in a science fiction world.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Sky Break, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, open-world, crafting, atmospheric, exploration and single-player.
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14# The Wild Eight - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight
Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight
Screenshot of the video game The Wild Eight

The Wild Eight is an unforgiving multiplayer survival game set in a stunning procedurally generated Alaska, full of mystery and danger. Explore, hunt and craft shoulder-to-shoulder with friends or random players online. Unless you are brave enough to survive this nightmare on your own?
The Wild Eight is a survival open-world simulation game.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in The Wild Eight, because they shares a lot of features: survival, crafting, open-world, simulation, atmospheric, single-player and sandbox. The Wild Eight has just been released this year.
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15# EDEN STAR - 2015

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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.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in EDEN STAR, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, first-person, open-world and sandbox.
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16# Novus Inceptio - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio
Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio
Screenshot of the video game Novus Inceptio

Early Access

Warning: Game is in early access! Welcome to the mysterious world of Novus Inceptio where new gaming experience of exploring, building and surviving awaits. Explore the true sandbox survival world and take part in the development of the full game.
Novus Inceptio is a Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival sandbox game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Novus Inceptio, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, sandbox, simulation, open-world and crafting.
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17# Osiris: New Dawn - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn
Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn
Screenshot of the video game Osiris: New Dawn

Early Access

After crash-landing on an distant planet, build a colony with your friends, battle others and explore the system prospecting for immeasurable riches. Discover, fight, and tame indigenous alien creatures or search for lost human expeditions as you survive the far reaches of space.
Osiris: New Dawn is a survival sandbox game in space.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Osiris: New Dawn, because they shares a lot of features: survival, sandbox, crafting, open-world and exploration. Osiris: New Dawn is a recent addition to the popular survival massive genre.
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18# Force of Nature - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Force of Nature
Screenshot of the video game Force of Nature
Screenshot of the video game Force of Nature

Force of Nature is a Sandbox game that combines Action, Adventure, RPG, Strategy and Management genres
Force of Nature is a survival sandbox RPG game.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in Force of Nature, because they have a lot of features in common: crafting, survival, sandbox, simulation and open-world. This game was released in 2016.
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19# Life is Feudal: Your Own - 2015

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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.

As with other games like The Long Dark, Life is Feudal: Your Own is all about survival and shares with it these gameplay elements: survival, sandbox, crafting, open-world and simulation.
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20# Out of Reach - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach
Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach
Screenshot of the video game Out of Reach

Early Access

You’re a castaway stranded in the middle of nowhere. The storm is gone, the worst certainly not. Look for food and resources, craft gear, make a shelter. These are the basics, you will need much more to stay alive on this cut-off-the-world, yet not desert island. Build and burn, sail and explore, stay out of reach!
Out of Reach is a survival open-world game.

Fan of games like The Long Dark will find a lot to like in Out of Reach, because they shares a lot of features: survival, crafting, open-world, sandbox and exploration.
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21# The Final Station - 2016

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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 in a post-apocalyptic world.

If you have been playing quite some time to The Long Dark you will find a lot to like in The Final Station, because they have a lot of features in common: survival, zombies, crafting and exploration. This game was released in 2016.
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22# Frozen State - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Frozen State
Screenshot of the video game Frozen State
Screenshot of the video game Frozen State

Frozen State is a brutal, survival game set in a world embraced by the man-made ice age meant to protect mankind from pestilent hybrids. Bitter cold and numbing fear are the constant companions in the journey through the retro-futuristic Frozen State world.
Frozen State is a top-down view survival horror survival-horror game.

Frozen State is a game like The Long Dark, but with a twist: an horror theme. Frozen State otherwise is like The Long Dark on these features: survival, crafting, zombies, exploration and open-world. Frozen State is a recent addition to the popular survival horror genre.
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23# Solar System Conflict - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Solar System Conflict
Screenshot of the video game Solar System Conflict
Screenshot of the video game Solar System Conflict

Early Access

Solar System Conflict is a multiplayer space-survival game in which a colony of humans is stranded in a recently discovered solar system, in search of a way back to Earth.
Solar System Conflict is a survival sandbox strategy simulation game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Solar System Conflict's gameplay qualities common to the survival simulation genre.
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24# Nomad - 2015

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Early Access

Try and survive in the world of Nomad. Build a base and protect it from raiding players. Scavenge food, weapons and medical supplies around towns. Team up with other friendly players and make a base. Make your mark on the world of Nomad.
Nomad is a free to play. Nomad is a survival game in space.

Nomad and The Long Dark are alike, but with a space theme and is free (free to play / freemium). Nomad is like The Long Dark on these features: survival, zombies, open-world, crafting and exploration.
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25# Pixel Survival - Craft Game - 2016

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Screenshot of the video game Pixel Survival - Craft Game
Screenshot of the video game Pixel Survival - Craft Game
Screenshot of the video game Pixel Survival - Craft Game

Pixel Survival - Craft Game - is a mix of action and survival game.
Pixel Survival - Craft Game is a casual Massive Multiplayer Online (MMO) survival game.

As a The Long Dark fan, you'll definitely enjoy Pixel Survival - Craft Game's gameplay qualities common to the survival zombies genre. Pixel Survival - Craft Game is a recent addition to the popular memes survival genre.
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