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 40 000 video games across all platforms.
This suggestion collection includes survival open-world sandbox 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 are The Solus Project released the 18 September 2017 and ranked #4, JCB Pioneer: Mars released the 1 September 2017 and ranked #30, ARK: Survival Evolved released the 29 August 2017 and ranked #2.

Logo of the video game The Long Dark

The Long Dark is a thoughtful, exploration-survival experience that challenges solo players to think for themselves as they explore an expansive frozen wilderness. Monitor your Condition, search for life-saving supplies, and master survival skills like fire-building, maintaining your gear, hunting, fishing, and landmark-based navigation. There are no zombies -- only you, the cold, and everything Mother Nature can throw at you. The hit Steam Early Access sandbox becomes the first survival game available on Xbox One!

1# The Wild Eight - 2017

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Early Access

The Wild Eight is an unforgiving survival game set in 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?

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Price: $15-$25

2# ARK: Survival Evolved - 2017

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Use your cunning to kill or tame the primeval creatures roaming the land, and encounter other players to survive, dominate... and escape! Bring rare items to special Summon locations to awaken the ARKs mythical creatures, who arrive ready for battle. Level-Up your survivor by gaining experience through in-game actions to learn new crafting Engrams, or find higher level item Blueprints in the most dangerous parts of the ARK.

ARK: Survival Evolved similarities with The Long Dark

survival90%sandbox90%open-world50%crafting30%single-player30%

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Price > $40

4# The Solus Project - 2017

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- Plants grow and rot, weather changes from scorching heat to chilling storms, the wind and humidity are unforgiving... - Craft items, explore vast areas, monitor your health, sleep regularly, and more A true survival experience! - Learn the secrets of a mysterious alien civilization that might hold the key to humanity's survival!

The Solus Project similarities with The Long Dark

survival100%single-player80%first-person70%crafting40%exploration30%

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Price: $15-$25

5# Radiation Island - 2016

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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.

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Price < $5

8# We Happy Few - 2016

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Early Access

From the independent studio that brought you Contrast, We Happy Few is an action/adventure game set in a drug-fuelled, retrofuturistic city in an alternative 1960s England. Hide, fight and conform your way out of this delusional, Joy-obsessed world.

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Price: $25-$40

11# Hobo: Tough Life - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game Hobo: Tough Life
Screenshot of the video game Hobo: Tough Life
Screenshot of the video game Hobo: Tough Life

Early Access

Hobo: Tough Life is a city survival RPG. You play as a homeless and your main goal is to survive. To do this you will have to deal with hunger, hostile environment, human unconcern and with forthcoming winter. Play with friends or with other players online and do whatever it takes to survive.

Hobo: Tough Life similarities with The Long Dark

survival100%crafting90%first-person80%single-player80%simulation30%

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Price: $15-$25

12# Project Zomboid - 2013

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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?

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Price: $15-$25

13# Echo of the Wilds - 2014

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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 similarities with The Long Dark

survival100%sandbox100%open-world70%crafting40%exploration40%atmospheric40%

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Price: $5-$15

14# ROKH - 2017

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Screenshot of the video game ROKH
Screenshot of the video game ROKH
Screenshot of the video game ROKH

Early Access

Be a Martian! ROKH is a multiplayer survival sandbox game set on Mars, rooted in scientific and realistic anticipation. With deep crafting & building systems, enjoy the Red Planet as your sandbox!

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Price: $25-$40

17# Hurtworld - 2015

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Screenshot of the video game Hurtworld
Screenshot of the video game Hurtworld
Screenshot of the video game Hurtworld

Early Access

Hurtworld is a hardcore multiplayer survival FPS with a focus on deep survival progression that doesn't become trivial once you establish some basic needs. Built for hardcore gamers, Hurtworld aims to punish.

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Price: $25-$40

19# 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
Screenshot of the video game Hide & Hold Out - H2o

Trapped in an ancient forest, a young prince searches for a lost god. Here he befriends the spirit of a young girl and a volatile child, and they quickly find their destinies intertwined. Third-person action-adventure inspired by genre classics of the N64-era.

Hide & Hold Out - H2o similarities with The Long Dark

survival100%sandbox70%first-person70%simulation40%open-world40%crafting30%

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Price: $15-$25

21# Out of Reach - 2015

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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!

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Price: $15-$25

22# 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.

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Price: $15-$25

23# Badiya - 2016

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Early Access

Badiya is an infinite procedural survival and exploration game set in the Arabian desert (Think Lawrence of Arabia). Explore, Hunt, Craft, Loot, Cook, Ride, Trade, Fight and most importantly Survive to live another day!

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Price: $15-$25

24# Savage Lands - 2015

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Early Access

Your fight for survival begins on the frozen shores of a mysterious island, where bitter cold and vicious creatures conspire to defeat the unprepared. Uncover the land’s dark history as you and fellow castaways explore and conquer the hostile wilderness of Savage Lands.

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Price: $15-$25