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), Win Mobile, PS4 (Playstation 4), Xbox One, Switch, PC Windows, Mac OS, Linux and 3DS. The order in this selection is not absolute, but the best games tends to be up in the list.

This is not a "all time best Survival games list". There is no hard limit on the age of a game but our results are mainly games released in the last 2 to 3 years.

The latest addition in this selection is The Solus Project released the 18 September 2017

1# This War of Mine - 2014

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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.

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2# Subterrain - 2017

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In Subterrain, you fill the shoes of Dr. West, the apparent lone survivor of MPO, an underground city on Mars. West has been working on a cure for Alzheimer's disease in a race to save his wife, Jennifer, from dementia. His efforts are cut short; a lab accident leads to an accusation of murder and a prompt prison sentence.

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3# Minecraft for - 2016

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Fight Ghasts and make friends with Pigmen - Cross platform play for up to five players between Pocket Edition and Windows 10 - Redstone! - Spooky witches and their huts, complete with cauldrons filled with random potions and the ability to dye armor - Ocelots! - Slash commands to let you tweak how the game plays - you can give items away, summon mobs, change the time of day, and more.

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4# Don't Starve - 2013

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Don’t Starve is an uncompromising wilderness survival game full of science and magic. Enter a strange and unexplored world full of strange creatures, dangers, and surprises. Gather resources to craft items and structures that match your survival style.

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5# The Flame in the Flood - 2016

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Now features the option to view subtitled director's commentary in game. 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. This Complete Edition includes various gameplay enhancements and a Director’s Commentary mode. The Flame in the Flood also features an original soundtrack by acclaimed Alt-Country rocker Chuck Ragan featuring The Camaraderie, The Fearless Kin and other special guests.

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6# 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!

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7# The Long Dark - 2017

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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!

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8# The Last of Us - 2014

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20 years after a pandemic has radically changed known civilization, infected humans run wild and survivors are killing each other for food, weapons; whatever they can get their hands on. Joel, a violent survivor, is hired to smuggle a 14 year-old girl, Ellie, out of an oppressive military quarantine zone, but what starts as a small job soon transforms into a brutal journey across the U.S. Remastered Features: Explore a brutal post-pandemic world, fully realized with the power of PlayStation4 system Includes additional game content: over $30 in valueDelve into Ellies past in Left Behind, the single-player prequel chapter Eight new multiplayer maps in the Abandoned and Reclaimed Territories packs

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11# 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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12# The Final Station - 2016

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And now that you've got thousands of tonnes of locomotive at your disposal, ready to take you as far down the tracks as you have fuel to feed it, you've got the definite advantage over the infected hordes. - A post-apocalyptic adventure about travelling a dying world on a train - Survive for as long as you can by riding the rails, and finding supplies along the way. - Maintain your train in operating condition and craft valuable items from the resources you scavenge.

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14# Goliath - 2017

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Ruined buildings from 1930s America share space with wrecked pirate ships and the overgrown remains of spaceships from a far-flung future. Search the world for the items you need to craft tools and weapons, including giant robotic suits called Goliaths that will help you even the odd against the enormous creatures you confront! Youll also need to craft items and tools, build shelters and fortresses, and choose which factions to side with in the war thats sweeping across the land.

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15# Rise of the Tomb Raider - 2015

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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.

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16# Killing Floor 2 - 2017

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In KILLING FLOOR 2, players descend into continental Europe after it has been overrun by horrific, murderous clones called Zeds that were created by rogue elements of the Horzine Corporation. The Zed outbreak caused by Horzines failed experiments has quickly spread with unstoppable momentum, paralyzing the European Union. The Zed hordes unleash devastating, coordinated attacks to slaughter the players, pushing the challenge level and fear factor to new levels Unique Blend of Weaponry - From modern assault rifles and brutal improvised weapons to historical guns and off the wall Mad Scientist weapons, KILLING FLOOR 2 has a unique blend of slaughter tools that will satisfy any gamer.

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18# Sheltered - 2016

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Given a head-start over the billions lost in a nuclear holocaust, you must gather as many supplies as possible en route to the concrete underground shelter that will soon become your family home for the foreseeable dreary future. How you handle the many moral choices you'll encounter on a daily basis could be the difference between your family surviving or dying. Combat claustrophobia, radiation and mental exhaustion as you cling desperately to life in the cramp, cold and scary underground shelter.

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19# 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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20# The Collider 2 - 2016

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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.

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21# Crashlands - 2016

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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.

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22# Kenshi - 2013

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Early Access

A free-roaming squad based RPG. Focusing on open-ended sandbox gameplay features rather than a linear story. Be a trader, a thief, a rebel, a warlord, an adventurer, a farmer, a slave, or just food for the cannibals. Research new equipment and craft new gear.

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23# Suicide Squad: Special Ops - 2016

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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.

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24# Out There - 2015

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In Out There, you will have to survive, tinkering your ship with what you can gather drifting in the void, and spot garden planets to refill your oxygen supply. A dark adventure in deep space Compatible with touch devices or mouse and keyboard Explore a freshly procedurally-generated galaxy every time 350+ unique text adventures with multiple choices Epic main storyline leading to 4 different endings 10 spaceships with different specs to discover Crafting system with 20+ alien technologies built from 15 materials Engage with alien life forms and learn their language No combat! its you against the environment Eerie score by award-winning composer Siddhartha Barnhoorn (Antichamber, The Stanley Parable) featuring vocals by Lara Ausensi (Forest Kingdom II, Shevannai - The Voice of Elves) Fantastic pulp comics graphics High replay value

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25# Life is Feudal: Your Own - 2015

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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!

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