What are the best survival games for PC?

  1. #1
    KA
    Written on January 11, 2017
    Kenneth Armstrong
    "The Evil Within was really intense when I played it last week. If you like survival horror games, this is the game for you."
  2. #2
    VH
    Written on June 28, 2017
    Virginia Hawkins
    "This game is worth the buy! Faced with surviving in the wild with unforseen animals, the graphics and generally set up are amazing as it's in first POV, letting you experience the world directly. This is a new survival game that was a good try."
  3. #3
    MC
    Written on May 13, 2017
    Melissa Crawford
    "The Long Dark is still in development. I like what I see so far. Great scenery!"
  1. #4
    AH
    Written on January 28, 2017
    Alexander Henderson
    "Darkwood is a game that scratched the itch I was having for a survival game. It blends a dark atmosphere with roguelike mechanics seen in much earlier RPG games."
  2. #5
    EB
    Written on January 15, 2017
    Eric Burke
    "This game is fairly basic in it's design and screening but it provides the gamer with an interesting series of scenarios that will test their skills and decision making process. Looks like a fun, basic gaming solution."
  3. #6
    DT
    Written on January 21, 2017
    Donna Tucker
    "7 Days to Die is a great survival game. It's realistic and super interesting. This is something that I really enjoy playing with my friends!"
  4. #7
    ZD
    Written on May 12, 2017
    Zachary Duncan
    "I got early access to Conan Exiles. I thought it was just a first person shooter with swords. Oh I was wrong! This is an entire world you can conquer and build an empire. Well if you can survive. Want to build a castle? Want to slice your enemies into tiny tiny pieces? Get Conan Exiles!"
  5. #8
    PR
    Written on January 3, 2017
    Peter Rose
    "Don't Starve Together is a survival game for PC. I suppose it solves the problem if it was a problem. Before you can say it's a problem, you need to say how it's a problem. Left 4 Dead solves it, in a way, similarly does every other zombie survival game. From the looks of it, I would reword it to solve the problem of the lack of "wilderness survival games for PC.""
  6. #9
    RF
    Written on April 17, 2017
    Roy Fernandez
    "This game is in early alpha testing so if you jump on it's likely you will not fully experience what this game will eventually offer to it's players. The game has some interesting features that many will find challenging and interesting. This website fully explains the features, functions and conditions of its current state of development."
  7. #10
    JW
    Written on January 22, 2017
    Jason Weaver
    "After looking around Steam for a decent survival game, I came across Miasmata. It gave me a lot of what I had been looking for, crafting, hunting, camping. The Typical things you'd expect when trying to survive in the wilderness."
  8. #11
    LM
    Written on February 25, 2017
    Linda Munoz
    "This is a viable solution. More than that it seems to be an original spin on the survival genre."
  9. #12
    MH
    Written on June 14, 2017
    Megan Harvey
    "H1Z1: Just Survive is a survival game for PC. It's just a bit too cut throat for me. I end up not enjoying the game because of the community. I would pass on this game."
  10. #13
    DA
    Written on September 20, 2017
    Douglas Armstrong
    "I absolutely loved State of Decay on Steam. I play games on a PC and State of Decay has to be one of the best survival games on the market. Steam provides this online co-op, letting up to four players join to romp around the end of human civilisation and have a lot of fun with zombies. The graphics are excellent and there is a good time for all."
  11. #14
    KH
    Written on June 10, 2017
    Katherine Hopkins
    "Project Zomboid is a game with an interesting concept. You interact with zombies in a 3D atmosphere, like an RPG game, yet this has a new idea with features not seen for a survival game, such as a generally light demenor. It's worth a try!"
  12. #15
    PM
    Written on January 4, 2017
    Phillip Miller
    "In State of Decay 2 i join a post apocalyptic world full of zombies where i must build my colonies, and save survivors scattered through out the world. I can invite my friends and together we can fight hordes of zombies together through the post apocalyptic world together."
  13. #16
    MJ
    Written on January 5, 2017
    Maria Johnson
    "Don't Starve is not the best survival game I've played, but it's not the worst - just average. The graphics and set up are different in terms of how they were designed, but I wasn't a big fan of the plot."
  14. #17
    JM
    Written on January 14, 2017
    James Murray
    "Try to imagine being the sole survivor of a deadly passenger plane crash and having to come to grips with staying alive in a dangerous forest full of cannibals. This website has all the information and means to test your survival skills. Horrifying and challenging all in one place."
  15. #18
    KS
    Written on October 2, 2017
    Kimberly Stanley
    "This is a great interactive game that stimulates your mind to come up with strategies to survive in zombie land. My son enjoyed playing this game as he engaged in mind boggling and mind blowing ways to stay alive amidst the zombies. The feature that enables you to mark a location on the map for your friends and show it on the compass is awesome."
  16. #19
    GS
    Written on September 20, 2017
    Gary Shaw
    "Subnautica is a great survival game and it's hard, but in a good way! I like that it's different from other survival games with makes it fresh and unique."
  17. #20
    MF
    Written on March 8, 2017
    Michael Fox
    ""How to Survive" is definitely a game worth playing if you are a fan of survival RPGs or RPGs in general. The game is jam packed with excitement at every corner because you never know when you will run out of essential supplies necessary for your survival all while encountering endless hordes of zombies. I have personally put countless hours into the game and I am sure you will too as the games is easy to pick up."
  18. #21
    KH
    Written on September 20, 2017
    Katherine Herrera
    "If you liked the original Resident Evil, then you'll love revisiting the remastered version. You forget how far they've come with this stuff, but the HD version is definitely a step up from the original, the game comes to life a bit more than before. Still probably the best survival game ever created."
  19. #22
    JM
    Written on May 3, 2017
    Joe Morris
    "I really wanted a survival game that was more then zombies, hunting deer and building bunkers. Searching though tags on steam for a bit I ran across this gem. It might not look like much but it's definitely a survival game to its core and gave me a nice solo experience that might actually have me returning in the future to play again."
  20. #23
    JM
    Written on January 24, 2017
    Justin Mason
    "This website is a comprehensive source of information and products focused on the game "Rebuild 3: Gangs of Deadsville." It has a complete set of features to give gamers a real opportunity to build their skills and enjoy the thill of competition."
  21. #24
    TB
    Written on April 18, 2017
    Theresa Baker
    "Adventure RPG game where you are out for your own survival after you and your friends get trapped in an alternate reality. Cool graphics in this cult classis RPG"
  22. #25
    JW
    Written on June 11, 2017
    Judith Woods
    "This is a 'old school' game but still well worth your time playing it. This is a off shoot of the movie The Thing. If you enjoy horror and building up a team to overtake the Thing, than this is the game for you. Survival at the best degree."
  23. #26
    JB
    Written on January 24, 2017
    Jeffrey Berry
    "Friday the 13th: The Game is a Horror Survival game available on pc through Steam. It is based off the popular movie franchise. The graphics look very good in the videos that I've seen and it has a very well received story line. It looks like a good fit for the problem."
  24. #27
    EL
    Written on August 5, 2017
    Evelyn Lynch
    "Beautiful and atmospheric. Also, will scare you out of your gourd if you play it at night in an empty house, like I did the night I downloaded it. I know some people are complaining about bugs but I didn't have any problem and I really enjoyed the ride. I'm a sucker for that kind of game and I'm not too fussy about the interface and the mechanisms, as long as I'm enjoying myself and the story is working for me I'm happy. I consider it a good buy."
  25. #28
    JS
    Written on April 16, 2017
    Juan Stone
    "Since I've always enjoyed survival horror games, I decided to give RE7 a shot. It's very different from earlier entries in the series in a good way, playing closest to the original game back on PS1."
  26. #29
    AJ
    Written on June 8, 2017
    Ayaan Jain
    "There are a lot of different types of Survival games, some are about hunting and living off the land. Amnesia twists the idea and makes you the hunted forcing you into a unique role fighting for survival. It definitely provided a lot of mechanics was hoping for and the dark atmosphere really got my adrenaline rushing."
  27. #30
    SX
    Written on May 21, 2017
    Simon Xue
    "10 years later is an interesting survival game. The first person nature of the game and not needing to join a group means many hours of interesting travel through the world, without having to make sure that I have my "posse" around. It is a big world with an interesting story, providing me with deep thoughts in my effort to survive!"
  28. #31
    LB
    Written on September 30, 2017
    Louis Bell
    "Another perfect horror game. In fact, this is one of the few games that gave me bona fide nightmares: I love it! Despite being an older game, the graphics are top notch... you can almost taste the iron in the pools of blood. And, because you're just a reporter, you don't have any bad-ass skillset; you can't just fight your way through. Instead, you've got to slink around, and hope nothing kills you too soon. This is just a brilliant game; I think I've freaked out some of my friends by how much I enjoy it. It's no coincidence it's set in Colorado, is all I'm saying..."
  29. #32
    RR
    Written on October 5, 2017
    Roger Robertson
    "I consider these sci-fi horror games to be training for the coming zombie apocalypse and maybe an alien invasion coupled with some run amok AI just to keep things moving! This one is really trippy. bottom of the ocean research base where things have gone horribly awry. A wild ride."
  30. #33
    BE
    Written on September 26, 2017
    Bobby Elliott
    "Since Halloween is just around the corner, I wanted to find a good survival game on PC. It seems around this time every year I get the urge to play anything that has a horror theme. I found Penumbra: Black Plague Gold Edition on Steam for sale so I decided to give it a try. The game is okay and has a good storyline. The only drawback is the graphics, which are outdated."
  31. #34
    BS
    Written on November 13, 2017
    Brandon Sullivan
    "What can I say about the survival game Rust? This game is a great indication of what might happen if the world went into anarchy. I found the gaming community in Rust to be completely cancerous. People will befriend you just to know when you are offline just to steal your stuff. There is no real reason to try to progress in this game at all."
  32. #35
    RF
    Written on March 13, 2017
    Roger Fox
    "This game is a toss-up, it's has many great elements and can be a lot of fun to play. It's also very hard, lacks a good tutorial, and really designed for hardcore players so not everyone will enjoy it. Do a little research before you dive into this one but if for those that hit the mark you'll love this game!"
  33. #36
    LD
    Written on March 26, 2018
    Larry Dean
    "In my opinion, it takes a lot for a survival, roguelike, crafting game to make it on Steam. So when one does, you should definitely check it out. In this overcrowded genre, The Flame in the Flood stands out with a unique aesthetic and well-designed gameplay. I never got tired of its essential gameplay loop in dozens of hours. It's not for everyone - it's challenginga nd unforgiving - but if this is your genre, don't pass this one up."
  34. #37
    AM
    Written on March 17, 2018
    Aanya Mukopadhyay
    "Dying Light is one of my favorite games this past month. The main campaign is big and there is always something to do. It's very hard to get bored. It does a great job of immersing you in the story. I would pick this up if you want a great storyline and well-written game."
  35. #38
    AC
    Written on March 21, 2018
    Aanya Chatterjee
    "This game was interesting to play but I was not so interested in the theme. I think some other people would really like this game."
  36. #39
    DF
    Written on January 11, 2018
    Danielle Fowler
    "They Are Billions is a really fun game. I had a really good time playing it on my friend's PC."
  37. #40
    BF
    Written on October 30, 2017
    Brenda Flores
    "The concept of playing as a badger is kinda cool, but the fact that you're being followed by baby ones like you're a duck or something is off putting. The game feels really slow paced and lacks the kind of suspense you would expect from a survival game."
  38. #41
    CR
    Written on March 25, 2018
    Consuelo Rivas
    "Not sure why this is on the "best" list. I never heard of it before but trusted Steam wouldn't let me down. But omg this is so bad. Hardly any game play it's all storyline.. not to mention there's just so much better games out there. Return."
  39. #42
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    AR
    Written on April 16, 2018
    Aaron Russell
    "i checked this out seeing the hype it was getting in the gaming community lately. and after playing it, i'd say it definitely deserves the hype."

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Summary

Best survival games for PC
Rank Solutions Type Votes Price
1 The Evil Within Games 491 Paid
2 ARK: Survival Evolved Games 461 Paid
3 The Long Dark Games 453 Paid
4 Darkwood Games 424 Paid
5 Starbound Games 415 Paid
6 7 Days to Die Games 401 Paid
7 Conan Exiles Games 373 Paid
8 Don't Starve Together Games 357 Paid
9 DayZ Games 352 Paid
10 Miasmata Games 329 Paid
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