IGN: Top 10 Survival Games

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NeoGAFs Kent Brockman

They don’t get as much attention as Grand Theft Auto or God of War, but the survival genre is one of the most popular in video games. From Minecraft to Valheim, survival games consistently attract large and passionate fanbases dedicated to building their own unique worlds. They’re driven by rough challenges, an endless amount of content, and the pure satisfaction of building from an axe and a campfire to town, settlements, and even entire cities.

We picked up our tools and crafted our own list of the best survival games, picking the ones that have the most vibrant communities; the most interesting mechanics, and the most exciting worlds. Here’s our list of the top 10 survival games.

1:02 Rust
2:05 Grounded
3:05 Valheim
3:41 This war of mine
4:18 No Man's Sky
5:23 Subnautica
6:15 Don't starve together
6:51 The Long Dark
7:41 The Forest
8:54 Minecraft
 

IbizaPocholo

NeoGAFs Kent Brockman

From colonies on distant planets to Pokemon with guns, the survival genre is bringing a massive breadth of experiences that anyone can enjoy in 2023.

The survival genre has pumped out some incredible experiences since its inception. No Man’s Sky, Rust, Minecraft, and more have defined and expanded on the immersive formula of trying to forge your way through an unrelenting world. Here are some more experiences coming out in 2023 and beyond that are sure to scratch your survival itch.

Timestamps:
00:00 Intro
00:34 Ark 2
01:15 Sons of the Forest
01:57 PalWorld
02:43 The Day Before
03:20 Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria
03:50 S.T.A.L.K.E.R. 2: Heart of Chernobyl
04:41 Dune Awakening
05:24 State of Decay 3
05:56 Nightingale
06:37 Frostpunk 2
07:23 Occupy Mars
07:58 Outro
 
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