Top Indie Survival Games
Survival games are pretty straightforward of their goal which is to fight to survive. Being a survivor of our day to day routine, it influences us to engage in such games and feel the triumph of winning on a hard battle. In the advent of technology, there are tons of survival games available on the internet. These games improve critical thinking among players, enhance their resourcefulness and push them to their limits to win the game. In this genre, which survival games will give you the best experience? Here is the list of top indie survival games that players are addicted to:
Based on their promotional posters, Subnautica is a game of survival, crafting and building anything under the water. This popular game was released last January 23, 2018. Subnautica follows the plot of exploring an alien underwater world while riding (or controlling) you own submarine through cryptic submerged passages. You’ll be amazed at different coral reefs, deep-sea caves, trenches, and sea creatures. These will help you to collect resources that could help you survive in the quest. These could also help you in building habitats. Its premise is like Minecraft but the developer has put a twist to make the game remarkable.
2. State of Decay
State of Decay is a zombie-apocalyptic type of game which aims for survival while managing a group of survivors. It was available on the market last May 22, 2018. State of Decay isn’t a game which you only control a person; this game is controlling a community of people. Throughout the game, you will look for food, water, and other basic commodities to survive. In addition, you would also browse for weapons and gears. Supplies are definitely in shortage, that’s why the bigger your group is the more you need to find resources to support it. You just need to strategize well.
Frostpunk is all about being able to survive in a frozen world using the correct strategy of city-building and crisis management. This society simulation game contains hungry, cold, unhappy people which you need to strategize in constructing a city that will let them work and support their daily lives. This frozen world is only heated by a big coal furnace. As the player, you need to look for resources, browse for opportunities of survival and lead the citizens in changing their perspective that there is hope for the future. Frostpunk is a challenger survival game but allows you to face complex circumstances on your journey.
Scum follows the story arc of prisoners being released on a deadly island and has a mission to fight for their own lives. Scum wasn’t released yet; however, it has started to gain attention and praises because of its survival features. It can track what you eat and drink; how much minerals and vitamins have you taken, your heart rate and body weight are both recorded and even the number of teeth you have. It even simulates the total weight of your body plus the weight of any object you have in your pocket. Scum has tons of simulation of a true survival game that could put you in the edge of your seat.
Indeed, playing survival games is a mere reflection of how can we survive every day. That’s why it’s both addictive and satisfying. The next time you play this type of genre, choose one of the four abovementioned games.