Penumbra: Overture is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival, and Single-player video game created by Frictional Games and published by Paradox Interactive. The game acts as the first title in the series of Episodic Survival and Horror game Penumbra. The player assumes the role of the protagonist who can explore the land from a first-person perspective and face the terror. It blends the psychological horror, survival and adventure genres. The gameplay revolves around exploration and adventure elements where the player can interact with objects such as find, examine and collect objects to solve tricky puzzles. Most of the levels involve finding keys or other specific objects that can use to solve the problem and earn points. The game also brings physics-based puzzles where the individual objects must be placed or moved in real-time. The story takes place in the year 2001, revolving around the plot of Philip, the protagonist who is 34-year-old physicist, whose mother has recently passed away. With prominent features, detailed mechanics, and improved gameplay, Penumbra: Overture a terrific game to play.
#1 Don’t Starve
Don’t Starve, developed by Klei Entertainment is an Action-Adventure, Survival and Roguelike video game. The story features a Scientist named as Wilson who finds himself in a very dark and eerie place. In his struggle to survive, Don’t Starve tasks you to help Wilson keep him fed, healthy and mentally stable while avoiding various types of supernatural enemies who want to kill him. To add more depth to the gameplay, Don’t Starve offers Adventure mode that tasks the players to go against the Antagonist Maxwell and defeat him in epic encounters. The game offers Point and Click based combat in the game and allows you to be able to survive for as long as possible, keep on progressing throughout the gameplay by earning experience points and using upgrades such as Meat Effigy, life Giving Amulet and Touch Stone etc. Don’t Starve offers brilliant story and environments, fantastic game visuals and an immersive gameplay to enjoy.
Subterrain is a wonderful Action-Adventure and Survival video game. The game puts you right into the shoes of Dr. West who finds himself stranded into an underground city on Mars. Your task is to survive by shooting your way through hordes of Zombies, find the exit and escape before it’s too late. Subterrain offers a Sci-Fi environment and lets you research and craft a number of weapons, explore the world around you and fight against the mutants. With a number of randomly generated game levels, cool weapons and a top down perspective, Subterrain offers brilliant visuals, a well-written story-line and an engaging game-play. Do try it out for an amazing Action-Adventure, Survival ans Exploration video game.
Darkwood is an Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game that offers an Open World game-play with procedurally generated game levels. It blends in RPG, Action, Adventure and Roguelike elements beautifully and allows you to immerse yourself deeply into an amazing game-play. Left alone as an unknown character, you’ll have to seek for the reasons why you were left in this godforsaken and unforgiving world alone without any help. You’ll also have to scavenge for supplies, weapons and survive in an environment where countless terrors are waiting for you as you further deep into the world of Darkwood. Discover the secrets of unknown and solve challenging mysteries and puzzles, trade with or kill the mysterious natives of the Darkwood and survive till your last breath. With a number of skills to learn, perks to enjoy and crafting options, Darkwood lets you set traps for food and enemies, barricade yourself or go out hunting the hunters, it totally depends on the actions you perform. Be careful of all the creatures lurking in the dark, keep your sanity intact and find out the secrets of Darkwood.
#4 Age of Survival
Age of Survival takes you to an amazing experience of Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival and Crafting elements. The game is basically a simulation in which you are stranded on an unknown Island located on the far side of the Coast of Africa. You’ll have to survive in an unforgiving environment filled with all the hazards a man can think of. Wilde creatures such as Boars, Lions, Elephants, Crocodiles, Rhinos and Hippos are your hosts and you are left to totally survive on your own. Your task is to explore the world around you, interact with the objects you see, build structures using all the available materials, craft items such as weapons, and tools that will help you survive. Kill the beings you see as enemies and just survive. With all the wonderful visuals, immersive game-play and all the wonderful things combined, Age of Survival is a great game to play and enjoy.
#5 Don’t Starve Together
Don’t Starve Together is a standalone Action-Adventure and Survival expansion pack of the original Don’t Starve with Multiplayer functionality. The game offers Reign of Giants mod that features new characters, new challenges, Puzzles, biomes, seasons and creatures to immerse you with the game-play a bit more tightly. As the same character of Wilson, you’ll have to explore a strange world filled with all the strangest creatures, hazards, dangers and wonders. In order to survive, you’ll have to gather as much resources as you can, craft items with all the available materials, build different structures, interact with other online players, fight them off of your property and save your items, or simply befriend other online players, explore the world together survive the harshest environment and Survive. With a wonderful setting, cool visuals, enhanced mechanics and an addictive game-play, Don’t Starve Together is a fun game to play and enjoy.
#6 Amnesia: The Dark Descent
Amnesia: The Dark Descent is a Horror Survival and Action-Adventure video game produced in the studios of Frictional Games. The game is about a man named Daniel who finds himself in an asylum like castle and has absolutely no memory of his past. He gets up, picks up the notes with strange writings scattered all around the place, and starts finding his way out of the haunted castle. While walking down the corridors, he feels the presence of an unknown entity who keeps on following him wherever he goes. Haunted by the fear and bizarre happenings and voices all around him, he struggles to remember his past and get rid of the unearthly being following him. Your task is to get into the character of Daniel, start exploring the Asylum. collect all the notes and objects necessary to plan your escape. Amnesia: The Dark Descent offers beautifully created visuals, a great storyline and an addictive gameplay to enjoy.
Rust is a Multiplayer Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game by Facepunch Studios. Currently, in the Alpha phase, Rust offers early access to the game on Steam. Set in a massive Open World, Rust allows you to survive in an unfriendly environment by simply crafting different items, exploration and by finding the supplies such as Food, Water, Shelter, loot, Weapons and medical Supplies, etc. It spawns you right in the middle of other online players and lets you use your wit to find ways in which you can survive. You must stay well fed to avoid starvation and drink plenty of water in order to eliminate the threat of being dehydrated. Encounters with the creatures will definitely result in your demise of win so you decide what to do. All the deadly creatures, harsh weather conditions, and all the obstacles must not defeat you if you want to survive. Rust with all the wonderful mechanics, visuals and immersive game-play is a fantastic game to play and enjoy.
#8 Neo Scavenger
Neo Scavenger is another great Action-Adventure and Survival video game that leaves you right in the middle of a Wasteland and lets you survive in an unforgiving environment, find out who you really are and why are you here. The game totally lets you decide what to do with your life and where to go from here, how to start exploring the world, how to scavenge for all the necessary items and supplies and how to approach all the ones you encounter. In order to survive, you’ll have to keep yourself properly fed, and drink plenty of water because the dehydration element will challenge you again and again, lack of weapons and tool will force you to collect different materials and create useful items. You must know how to survive in an apocalyptic environment or else you’ll perish. With a marvelously unique setting, turn-based game-play, permadeath element presence, choices between sandbox or story modes, amazing crafting abilities and a totally realistic gaming experience, Neo Scavenger is one of the brilliant games of this genre ever created. Do try it out.
FarSky takes you to an amazing world of Seas where you’ll witness an amazing Action-Adventure and Survival experience ever. The game lets you be the protagonist named Nathan who gets lost in the deep seas after his submarine gets crashed badly. With no possible way to go, you’ll have to remain in the seas and learn how to survive as all the sea creatures do. In order to survive, you’ll have to get familiar with the environment, gather up the resources such as different materials to craft different items and tools, build a base, build an oxygen making and storing unit, use different weapons to secure yourself from all the hazards of the sea and explore to the limits. In order to stay well fed, you must create a fish hunting and keeping farm and survive as long as you can. The ultimate goal is to find all the missing pieces of your crashed submarine, repair them and repair your submarine and escape the seas. With a colorful and randomly generated environment, amazing sea creatures to interact with, cool visuals and an immersive game-play, FarSky is a brilliant game to play.
#10 Slender Man
Slender Man is an indie Psycho-Horror and Survival game, featuring a faceless being (Slender Man) that is mostly found occupying some abandoned or haunted places. Playing this game is truly a different and quite exhilarating experience. Dressed in a black and white suit, the Slender Man is controllable by the game player presenting a First-person gaming perspective. The story of the game is about acquiring the clues to solve some deep end mysteries behind the most terrifying legends of all time. The game offers brilliant visuals, loads of dark and haunted environments, dark theme and all the excitement that you seek for. Because of being one of the most creepiest games, Slender Man takes you to the heights of entertainment. Do try it out if you love playing games with dark thematic and enjoy the ultimate fun, and thrill.
#11 The Long Dark
The Long Dark is a new Sandbox-Style Action-Adventure, Survival and Exploration-based video game that takes you to a Frozen World. The world around you gets devastated after a huge Geomagnetic event happens and the environment changes rapidly. Left in the wilderness, your task is to survive the chilling cold and all the threats Mother Nature throws at you. The game lets you think and find the ways to survive, explore the land, gather up the resources, create and craft different items with all the available materials, make shelter for yourself and keep yourself well fed by trapping the animals and drinking plenty of water. With an always changing environment and weather, loads of native creatures such as deer, rabbits, snakes, Wolves, Bears birds etc. you must know how to interact with them and how to survive the attacks. To save yourself from the unforgiving environment, you must know how to make cloths, harvest the wood to keep the fire burning, harvest different medicinal plants to make antibiotics and stuff etc. The Long Dark offers an amazing simulation like game-play, stunning visuals and lots of things to discover and Survive.
#12 The Forest
The Forest is a super exciting Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and First-person Exploration video game. The game takes you to a mysterious forest on an unknown island and leaves you in the middle of cannibalistic beings after your plane crashes there. In order to survive you’ll have to hunt down the resources and supplies such as Food, Water, medicinal items and materials to make weapons, shelter etc. The unique crafting system of the game allows you to gather up the required resources and build shelters to live in, weapons to kill the deadly attacking cannibals, set traps for food and to prevent the cannibals from reaching out to your shelters. The Forest lets you experience one of the most horrifying game-plays from first-person perspective and enjoy. With an amazing story-line, clean visuals and a challenging game-play, The Forest is a great game to play.
#13 Teleglitch: Die More Edition
Teleglitch: Die More Edition by Paradox Interactive is an amazing Rogue-like 2D Retro Action-Adventure, Survival RPG and Top-Down Shooter video game that takes you to a cold, dark and mega corporations plighted future of a small and shadowy planet on the edge of the galaxy. The game puts you right into the character of a scientist who gets trapped into a laboratory after an experiment on Necrotic Tissue Reactivation goes wrong and all the subject turn into fearsome mutants. Now you must survive huge waves of mutant enemies by using your abilities and weapons of different types. You must explore the premises and collect valuables, supplies and weapons, kill the mutants and finally destroy the laboratory to further stop the virus from spreading. With all the amazing things Teleglitch: Die More Edition offers, it’s a magnificent game to play and enjoy.
#14 Infestation: Survivor Stories
Infestation: Survivor Stories, developed and published by OP Productions is an Open World, Horror-Survival and Zombie video game set in a virtual world infested by Zombies. The game is built using the Eclipse gaming engine and is available to play online. Infestation: Survivor Stories lets you get entrance to the game world by creating and customizing an online 3D avatar. Once the initial setup is completed, you can get into the game world and roam free experiencing the hardships of a post-apocalyptic world. You can get any weapon you like and kill zombies to increase your chances of survival. The game allows you to go through the difficulties like lake of nutrition and all the adversities. As the nature of the game, in the presence of a huge threat of Zombies, you try to survive without any food, medical facilities and try to save other people. The game also allows you to explore the game world and scavenge for items like guns, food and anything that can help you survive. If a player gets too bad at his/her health he dies of hunger and the game concludes so, you must watch for the nutrition meter. You can interact with other online players, use engage in combats with zombies, other online players and boost up your reputation by gaining XP (Experience points). Infestation: Survivor Stories can be downloaded directly from the game URL and played online.
Darkout is another great inclusion to the Sandbox Genre and it offers wonderful Action-Adventure, Indie, Horror-Survival and RPG aesthetics. The game basically is focused on Survival and allows you to survive in a procedurally generated game world, craft different items like weapons, armors, shelter and research about new technologies to enhance your chances of survival and enjoy being part of a wonderful world. The world around you is called The Land of Illuna and is filled with dark enemies, so in order to survive and find the parts for your ship, you’ll have to go through hordes of enemies, kill them to level up your chances of survival, collect resources and master the survival. If you are a good crafter, your chances of survival are high, so you better be good at that. With eye catching dark world visuals, super thrilling game-play and a lot of other great things, Darkout is a quite a wonderful game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#16 Dead Frontier
Dead Frontier in a freemium Online MMORPG (Massively Multiplayer Online – Role Playing Game) video game developed and published by Creaky Corpse Ltd. The game is set in an apocalyptic virtual world of Fairview City in which the humanity is converting to undead day by day in a very fast pace. You get into the game world by creating an online avatar of yourself and registering with your credentials. Once the registration is completed you can interact with different objects, NPC’s (Non Player Characters) and other players, playing the game online. As the nature of the game, you gets into the ranks of apocalypse survivors and start fighting against the zombies. You can select different outposts for yourself, or you can go to different safe places, do business or travel to other cities in the game world by foot. You can also buy some weapons to kill the zombies and survive. The game allows you to fight by using different guns or by melee weapons according to the scenario. Dead frontier is a good Action-Adventure and Survival video game and is not less than a treat for the players who do not want to install and play games on PC’s. You can just go to the game URL and start playing the game.
#17 Stranded 2
Have you ever had an experience of being stranded on an island alone? Well if not then try Stranded 2, this game will surely challenge you to survive on a distant island all by yourself. The game is a mind-blowing production of Unreal Software and is available to play on PC. Stranded 2, allows you to experience a unique game-play in which your only task is to survive. You can choose between the story and sandbox game modes to enjoy the different challenges and endings of the game. You’ll have to scavenge for food, water, and supplies to stay alive and also to fight against the hostile creatures like dinosaurs, lions and the natives of the island. While playing the game, you’ll have a chance to learn different things and gain some cool skills to survive and increase your efficiency at different tasks like fishing, digging and hunting, etc.
#18 Sir, You Are Being Hunted
This super thriller, Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and shooter video game is a great creation of Big Robot Games. Sir, You Are Being Hunted lets you roam into an open world and survive the hordes of Hunters (Robots dressed as the Victorian Gentlemen). The robots are following you only to capture you and kill you after the investigation. You must survive using all the things like weapons and objects and escape the island. There are a lot of items of interests hidden in the towns, you can find them and use them to survive and plan your escape. The enemies are way too stronger in the game and they can get help from dogs, balloons or sentries etc. to keep you out from the premises you are not allowed to enter. The robots with all the unique tactics try to lure and capture you so you better be careful even when touching an object. Other great features of the game are the Unique and engaging game-play, Randomly generated game worlds, super realistic graphics and a great story. Sir, You Are Being Hunted is an awesome game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
ZombiU takes you to an amazing Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and Shooter gaming experience that you cannot have playing a lot of other games of the same genre. Developed specifically for Wii U platforms, this game is thrown into the markets by Ubisoft Montpellier and Ubsoft to provide you with a marvelous piece of art. The game is set in London and features the protagonist as a survivor of a zombie outbreak. The only objective of the game for you is to scavenge for the Shelter, Food and Water, Weapons and Medicines to survive and fight back your enemies. The game lets you choose any character for yourself in the game and if you die, you’ll be re-spawned into a new characters appearance. ZombiU allows you to learn and evolve into the environment by developing different skills and survival techniques until you reach the Safe Zone. Once you reach the safe zone, the game concludes. ZombiU is probably one of the best games of this specific genre as compared to a lot of other titles. You should totally check it out.
#20 Far Cry Primal
Far Cry Primal is a fantastic new Action-Adventure and Survival video game by Ubisoft and Ubisoft Montreal. The game adds up a brilliant new type of genre in the series and offers a truly very immersive and quite jaw dropping experience. Far Cry Primal takes you back to 10,000 B.C in the beginning of Mesolithic Era. Set in the fictitious Oros Valley in the Central Europe, Far Cry Primal features an Open World environment filed up with all kinds of that time’s Flora and Fauna such as animals like Prehistoric Mammoths, Wolves, Cave Bears, Irish Elks, Wooly Rhinos, Saber-Toothed Cats, Cave Lions, Brown bears, Deer and Badgers etc. With only challenge of the game, Survival, Far Cry Primal lets you be a prominent Wenja Tribe man named Takkar, tasks you to explore the Oros valley without any weapons and lost of dangers. In order to survive, Far Cry Primal lets you capture and tame wild animals, collect different types of resources and build weapons, tools etc. You must build a special place among all the fellow tribesmen by using your skills and abilities of survival. Other prominent game tasks include scavenging, hunting, building structures by the use of all the natural resources and your abilities etc. With a very immersive nature, all the fantastic aspects of wild life and life without necessary resources, struggle and your survival abilities, brilliant visual details and all the fun, Far Cry Primal is one fantastic Action, Adventure and Survival video game to play and enjoy.
#21 Dying Light
Dying Light is a First-Person Action, RPG Open World and Horror-Survival Video game by Techland. The game revolves around the character of the protagonist an undercover agent who is tasked to infiltrate the city of Harran. The city is infested with the undead (Zombies) and your task is to stay alive, by the use of your Parkour skills, Unique Combat Techniques and advanced weaponry. Featuring a Zombie Apocalypse, Dying Light is one of the best game of this specific genre. If you are a hardcore fan of Apocalyptic and chaotic themes, you must be familiar Dying Light, because the game offers a true action and thrill filled gameplay that will definitely let you enjoy it big time. Dying Light offers Close combats against the enemies that you can also call the Melee Combats and it lets you use a number of tools as your melee weapons and allows yo to enjoy the deadly encounters from close. You must stay alive in order to complete the game objectives and to save the others depending on you. Dying Light offers a fantastic story and portrays it impressively enough to lets you immerse yourself into the gameplay and feel like being actually a part of the game world. With a great game setting, beautifully created game visuals, adrenaline pumping gameplay and Co-Op multiplayer game mode, Dying light is a great Action, RPG, horror and Survival video game to play and enjoy.
DayZ is a Multiplayer Open World Horror-Survival and First, and Third-person Shooter video game by Bohemia Interactive. The game is set in the fictitious world of Chernarus City, Russia, where an unknown plague outbreak turns almost half of the population into deadly Zombies. As one of the survivors, player scavenges for Food, Water, Shelter and Medical Supplies while encountering and killing the Zombies and other mutant creatures, alone and with other survivors as a team. The main goal of the game is to stay alive for as long as possible in a world filled with Zombies and loads of other types of Mutant creatures. To stay alive, you must avoid getting infected by any means, keep on searching for the medicines and, food because food provides with nutrition that is needed to stay immune. DayZ offers no weapons at startup so you’ll have to use whatever you think can be a weapon and keep on exploring the world covering almost 225 Kilometer radius of Chernarus. You must also keep on searching insides of houses for any types of helping materials and useful tools that can come handy when there is nothing else to defend yourself against the deadly zombies, or you can simply make any abandoned home your refuge against all the deadly creatures lurking outside as a threat. The combats in the game are mainly Melee type so you must master the art of melee combats so whenever you get into a survival war against the enemies, you will be able to defend yourself. DayZ is all about Survival and your abilities to deal with situations like you experience in the game. With an amazingly haunting setting, brilliant visuals, and immersive gameplay, DayZ is one of the trendsetters of the games with similar subjects.
#23 7 Days to Die
7 Days to Die is another great Open World, Voxel-based Sandbox-style, RPG Horror-Survival and FPS Simulation by The Fun pimps. The game takes place in a War torn world where after the Third World War, a World Wide devastation follows. Humanity is left with very less resources and means to survive. As the Survivor of the World wide destruction, you are tasked to get out of hiding, scavenge for supplies such as Food, Water, medicine and Weapons in order to survive. Because of the nuclear apocalypse, almost half of the humans are turned into deadly mutants, you must avoid encountering any one of them and if you are face to face with any, shoot them down in order to survive and to help save other survivors. Because of not any specific objective, your only task is to survive by exploration, crafting items, looting etc. Dayz, 7 Days to Die would definitely be a brilliant choice is you love playing games with Action, horror, Survival and Shooting elements. Do try it out.
#24 H1Z1: Just Survive
H1Z1: Just Survive is a brilliant Sandbox Style Action and Thrill filled Horror-Survival, Third-person and MMO video game that offers game-play to the popular DayZ. The game is set in a massive open world in Rural America and leaves you right in the middle of a Zombie infested area where your only task is to survive. In order to survive you’ll have to hunt for supplies such as Food, Water, Weapons, Shelter and Medicines etc. H1Z1: just Survive allows you to either go alone on scavenging quest or team up with your friends playing as other survivors online, go hunting down the zombies or find the valuables. Be aware of the friendlies turned enemies, because not everybody is your friend in the game. With a great Action and Adventure packed game-play, well-written story and fantastic visuals, H1Z1: Just Survive is one of the best Action, Adventure, horror-Survival and exploration video game to play and enjoy.
Miasmata is an Open Word, First-person Horror-Survival and intensely Action-packed Simulation by IonFX Studios. The game sets on a Mysterious Island where you are the lone wanderer whose only task is to survive in a Hostile environment where an unknown Entity is haunting you. As the main character named as Robert Hughes and a plague-stricken Scientist, your task is to find the cure. Authorities left you stranded on the island after the virus infected you and now you must survive without any food, water, medical supplies and weapons. You must get out from the hiding, scavenge for the supplies, make weapons and survive while saving yourself from the unknown entity at your back. Get hold of your advanced lab and scientific research outpost, start experimenting and finally find a cure to save your old colleagues and all the infected ones. The game world is filled with all kinds of deadly creatures who continuously hunt you so you must be aware of them at all times. So are you ready for this haunting yet exciting adventure? Well if you are then you must know that this game is one of the best in the Horror-Survival genre. You’ll enjoy it.
#26 Savage Lands
Savage Lands is a Recently released Fantasy-based Co-Op First-person Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival video game by Signal Studios and Smart ghost. The game kicks off with your ship crashing on the shores of an unknown and mysterious Island. With no other option left, you get forced to move to the island and find means to survive. You and your crew should make proper refuge by the use of all the available resources like trees; rocks etc. find supplies such as Food, Drinking Water and things that you can use to make weapons. The hostile environment keeps on throwing you right in the middle of hordes of unknown creatures and forces you to learn how to survive and live until the help arrives. Amazingly bloody battles against the bloodthirsty creatures, a truly unforgiving environment, and freedom of exploration and crafting abilities, Savage Lands lets you experience an amazingly engaging gameplay, cool mechanics, and state of the art visuals.
#27 Dead Rising 3
Dead Rising 3, by Capcom Vancouver, is an Open World, Action-Adventure, Horror Survival and a third person beat em’ up video game. The game is set in a post-apocalyptic era and features the protagonist Nick Ramos, who after the three initial days of the outbreak, scavenges for supplies like water, food and medicines. You as the protagonist act as you see suitable to survive by encountering the zombies and killing them in Melee Combats. You search for the possible safe zones to get to safety and find out that the only safe passage goes through the lairs of zombies. As the game mostly bases on the melee combats so you get only melee weapons to fight against the zombies. You can buy weapons and different melee techniques from in-game stores by spending your experience points (XP). Dead Rising 3 provides with an open world bigger than the world in Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2 combined, in which you can roam freely and travel to different locations and scavenge a larger area for goods. The game also provides with an extremely horror and action-packed gameplay. You will surely enjoy it a lot.
Contagion is a Multiplayer Co-Op, Horror Survival, Shooter video game by Monochrome LLC. Based on three main game modes (Hunted, Escape and Extraction), Contagion allows you to engage yourself in a 16 player Multiplayer Co-Op gameplay and kill the zombies. Every mode allows a limited number of players to play with weapons best suitable for the concerning game modes etc. Your duty in the game is to select a mode to play, explore the game world from a first person perspective and fight against the undead. Just like the different player characters, Contagion provides with a lot of different enemies, dynamic and thrilling gameplay, cool visuals, a great story, etc. along with cool weapon choices, great tactical skills, and strategic thinking, etc. Contagion is one of the best Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Shooting video game to play and enjoy, Contagion will entertain you to the limits. Do give it a try.
#29 Dead Island
Dead Island developed and published by Techland and Deep Silver is an Action, RPG, Shooting and Horror Survival video game. The game is set in a zombie-infested open world where you get into the role of the protagonist who struggles to survive by fighting off hordes of zombies and engages in combats using melee techniques, melee weapons and different kinds of guns. Dead Island features a game-play with a first person perspective in which the protagonist roams in an open world, completes different quests, and gathers XP (Experience points) by killing the enemies to buy upgrades, weapons and different skills etc. Dead Island provides with a thrilling game-play, a well-written storyline, state of the art graphics along with single and multiplayer gaming modes. Built using Chrome Engine 5, Dead Island is available to play on Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4 and Linux gaming platforms.
#30 Among The Sleep
Among The Sleep, Developed and produced by Krillbite Studios and Ole Andreas Jordet respectively is an action-adventure horror survival game presented in a first person gaming perspective. The story of the game revolves around a toddler and his friend, a Teddy Bear. On his birthday, his father visits his home and asks his mother to let him meet with his son but the toddler’s mother disapproves the meeting and closes the door. His father leaves a gift for him and leaves. Mother picks up the toddler and all the gifts and leaves the toddler alone in his room to play. The teddy bear gets out of the box who happens to be alive and takes the toddler to the wardrobe which is actually a long passage filled with long black coats. After some time in the closet, the teddy gets falls into a giant washing machine and the toddler worries with grief. The toddler starts finding his mother because he thinks that only his mother can save the teddy. The game begins and the objective now changes to finding the mother of the toddler. The toddler starts his journey, faces some unforeseen hazards, and gets face to face with the mystic beings of a mystic world. Do give it a try.
#31 Silent Hill: Shattered Memories
Silent Hill: Shattered Memories, Developed by Climax Studios and published by Konami Digital Entertainment a fantastic Horror Survival and Action-Adventure video game. it is available to play on PlayStation 2, PlayStation Portable and Wii platforms. The game is set in the fictional surroundings of Silent Hill in Northern America and it revolves around the Protagonist Harry Mason who struggles to find his missing daughter Cheryl. Harry gears up and starts the search and on his way to the snowy Silent Hill, he encounters the hostile monsters and furthers on his way by solving the hard mechanism puzzles. The game features an open world gaming environment, a great story and marvelous 3D graphics. Silent Hill: Shattered Memories is a fantastic Horror Survival video game to play, do try it out.
#32 Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason
Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason, developed by Action Forms and published by 505 Games and Aspyr is an Action-Adventure and a Psychological Horror-Survival video game available to play on Microsoft Windows only. The twisted story of the game is about a Meteorologist Alexander Nesterov who after completing his time on North Pole gets back to his ship (North Wind) for a lift up to home. Upon reaching the ship, he finds out his ship wrecked and the dead crew-members with a bizarre metamorphosis wandering on it. Alexander falls in the icy ocean and after a lot of struggle gets back on the ship but with a psychotic condition. The story continues and further entangles Alexander into the abyss of the ships tragic past and happenings occurring in the present, tightly connected with the conscience of his own. Cryostasis: Sleep of Reason provides with an amazingly well written and dramatic story that directly plays with your mind and makes you feel like being there in the game with the protagonist sharing his thoughts with yours.
#33 Condemned 2: Bloodshot
Condemned 2: Bloodshot, packed with Action-Adventure, Third-person Shooting, Fighting, Psycho-Horror-Survival and Interactive Drama aesthetics is a wonderful video game. The story of the game features Ethan Thomas as protagonist who leaves FBI after failing to solve a case. He goes a bit insane and lives as a homeless man on the streets of the fictitious Metro City. A mystifying incident causes insanity and phobia among all the homeless population and the protagonist gets infected too. Agency recruits him back to solve the murder of Malcolm Vanhorn. He partners with Rosa and starts investigating. After some time he finds out that the serial killer X is still alive and has killed Malcolm Vanhorn. He gathers the clues and sets out to find X. Agent Ethan connects the outburst of the mysterious phenomenon occurred recently with X and begins hunting him down. During his journey to find X, Ethan encounters the members of Oro (A league of mind controlling maestros) and defeats them and the mind-boggling story continues. Condemned 2: Bloodshot is a great Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival, Shooter and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy. Do try it out.
#34 Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth
Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival First and Third-person Shooter video game by Headfirst Productions. The story of the game revolves around the character of Jack Walters who is a mentally unstable freelance detective. He gets hired on a case of a missing person and travels to Innsmouth a mysteriously strange town situated in the cutout suburbs of America. While investigating in the Innsmouth, Jack feels the unseen presence of an unearthly force, under the heavy effects of that force, he begins hallucinating and degrading mentally. It depends on the player to control his situation or let him die by losing control and committing suicide. One possible way of preserving and restoring the sanity of the protagonist is to kill the enemies or find the sanctuary. If player fails to find the sanctuary, he dies under the heavy influence of graphical anomalies and sound distortions and the game ends. Call of Cthulhu: Dark Corners of the Earth features a twisted and quite confusing game-play and a mysteriously impressive story-line, amazing visuals and a lot of other great things.
#35 White Noise: A tale of Horror
White Noise: A tale of Horror developed and published by MilkStone Studios is an indie Horror-Survival and Sci-Fi Action-Adventure video game. The story of the game kicks off with the player character teleported to an eerie forest. He starts his creepy search of eight tapes scattered all around the forest while avoiding the gory monster. With only a flashlight in his inventory, he starts walking and whenever he hears a White Noise, he nears a tape and with a bit more search he finds the tape. He searches further and if he finds all the eight tapes, he finishes the search and the episode concludes. If the player is caught by the monster the game ends. White Noise: A tale of Horror is an awesome Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game and it will surely give you enough creeps and chills to enjoy it. White Noise: A tale of Horror is available to play on Xbox 360 Only.
Faceless, previously known as the Slender Source is a Horror-Survival, Action-Adventure and Sci-Fi video game developed by Blacklight Studios and published by Sklarlight. This game is available to play on Microsoft Windows and Steam only with single and multiplayer gaming modes. As this game bases on the previously known game Slender Source, it features a tall, thin and a faceless being that haunts you wherever you go or whatever you do. In the game, the player sets out to collect the Dolls scattered and hid all over the place. With every doll collected, the faceless being becomes more fast and tries to trap you in any way possible. Once again, the player character is loaded with just a flashlight instead of all the fancy weapons in the world. If the player is able to collect all the dolls in time without being caught by the faceless being, he finishes the search and the episode of the game concludes. Faceless offers beautiful visuals, dark theme and an addictive gameplay to enjoy.
#37 Slender: The Arrival
Slender: The Arrival by Blue Isle Studios is an Action-Adventure, Horror-Survival and Sci-Fi Shooter video game and a direct sequel to the best selling game Slender: Eight Pages. The game starts with the protagonist (Player) inside an abandoned building. He can see the Slender Man outside but when he gets out in the open, the slender man goes to a much farther distance and can be seen on top of the hills. Loaded with just a flashlight, He starts searching for the pages and during his search slender man suddenly appears in front of him and because of slender man’s slightly changing behavior, he sometimes kills the protagonist and sometimes he leaves him alive with a little bit of his health wasted. The player carries on searching and if he finds out all the eight pages before the slender man gets to him, the search finishes and the level of the game concludes.
Outlast is a First-person Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game, developed and published by Red Barrels. This Psyche-horror game set in psychiatric hospital and features Miller Upshur as a patient of the above mentioned hospital who is incapable of any combat but knows about how to clear his way. With only a camcorder and a notebook in his inventory, he tries to get out of the facility and on his way out he faces the most unbelievable and unearthly hazards. Crawling and sliding through the vents, he carries on, on his way and gets followed by some really bizarre and strange beings, all trying to kill hm. Dodging all of the difficulties he continues his effort and finally gets out of the asylum but only to find out that he never actually is free yet. The twisted story and events of the game make you think like being a patient of the asylum too. You are forced to think like Miles and all the fears seem to be so real that you feel something crawling on your back. Play the game and feel the creepiness if you like playing games packed with Horror and Survival elements. You’ll definitely like it.
#39 Penumbra: Black Plague
Penumbra: Black Plague by Frictional Games and Paradox Interactive is the second installment of the Penumbra series. The story of the game is about the protagonist Philip moves away from the abandoned mine setting to find out the underground research base. On his way in the search of the Underground research base, Philip encounters with the dangerous and most eerily haunted beings who just want to him in a most mystical way. A series of puzzles makes him feel like being buried in the sand in in pitch black environmental wonder. Physics based puzzles like building the stairs out of boxes, placing boards to cross obstructions etc. are the most spell bounding tasks the protagonist is forced to complete in order to survive and continue his journey. With true HD graphics, a well written story-line and an engaging and challenging game-play, Penumbra: Black Plague proves to be a really wonderful Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival video game to play and enjoy.
#40 Hydrophobia: Prophecy
Hydrophobia: Prophecy, the remake of 2011’s Hydrophobia is a Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game developed by Dark Energy Digital. The game is exclusively available to play on PC and PlayStation Netwrok. Hydrophobia: Prophecy features a lot of new game levels, puzzles, new game narrative, enhanced graphics, textures and animations. This mind-blowing and jaw dropping game is set on a floating city and the story revolves around the character of the protagonist Kate Wilson who after a deadly terrorist attack gets infected and tries to get off the sinking ship she was traveling on moments ago. In attempt to rescue the chief she gets infected with a virus but manages to escape to safety with the chief. story continues and she goes through a lot of action and adventure filled phases of the game where she battles her way out to the antagonist Mila. Later on, she finds and battles Mila, kills her in a deadly duel at a shopping mall, avails the antivirus, injects herself and the game ends. Hydrophobia: Prophecy is an amazing Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game to play and enjoy.
#41 This War of Mine
This War of Mine is a superb new Side-Scrolling, Action, Survival and Stealth video game that takes you to an amazing war torn world where you will have to act as a survivor instead of being a soldier. Your basic task is to survive in a world where almost everything is so rare. You’ll have to survive facing the worst shortage of food, medical supplies and under the heavy danger of snipers and hostile scavengers. As the game is set in a war torn world and it features day and night cycles as the main game-play times, you should avoid getting out of the shelter during the day because the snipers won’t let you out, but in night you must get out using your sneaky and stealth skills, accompany one of your trusted men and go out on scavenging missions for food and other supplies. Your main task is to stay alive, collect the items, return to your hideout, craft different items and trade them for different goods etc. Instead of going on missions to kill the enemies, This War of Mine tasks you to stay in your hideout, defend it against the enemies (Snipers and Scavengers) and save everybody around you by the use of different weapons, tactics and your skills. With a wonderful setting, great visual details, an addictive game-play, This War of Mine is a cool game to play and enjoy.
#42 Ark: Survival Evolved
Ark: Survival Evolved is an Open World Third and First-person Survival and Action-Adventure video game by Studio Wildcard. The game offers a strictly survival-oriented gameplay and to survive, it allows the players to explore the Island, search for all the required resources (By breaking the stones, cutting down trees, etc.), and craft various items, build a base and enjoy being part of a truly remarkable world. Ark: Survival Evolved provides the players with an Ark, a map to the island that is 48 kilometers in total size. The map includes a land mass of 36 Square kilometers and an ocean that measures 12 Square kilometers. As Survival is the main bet in the game, Ark: Survival Evolved allows the players to build a Base, gather wood for Fire and items to craft Primary Weapons such as Pick Axe, Hatchet, and Spear, etc. Once the players have shelter, and they have crafted weapons, they can start exploring the island, reach to the Dinosaurs, Capture and Tame them (requires more resources). With all the Structural erections, Players can craft weapons by collecting more resources and technology needed for them. On advanced levels of the game, players can also create guns and part for them with the help of right resources and technology and experience. Ark: Survival Evolved lets the players earn Engram Points by Leveling up to the advanced stages of the game. Once on an advanced level, players can use Engram points to learn various techniques to craft items and enjoy the game even more. It includes more than sixty types of different Dinosaurs in the game and the players can either tame them, breed them for more species, ride on them or kill them for food or use their abilities to ease up a bit. Weapons can be mounted on Dinosaurs and players can use them while riding on them. Ark: Survival Evolved offers playability for both Male and Female characters and offers loads of customization options for the characters as well. All things considered Ark: Survival Evolved is a brilliant combination Action, Adventure, Survival and Crafting elements. So are you ready to ride on the back of a T-Rex to hunt for prey, fly on a Pterodactyl, build alliances with fellow players and fight off the enemies in a way it leaves really deep marks on them? Well, you should be because Ark: Survival Evolved is a fantastic game to play.
#43 Killing Floor 2
Killing Floor 2 is a super-Fast-paced Action-Adventure, Single and Multiplayer Co-Op First-person Shooter video game by Iceberg Interactive. The game is set in Continental Europe and focuses on a deadly virus outbreak in the aftermath of a failed experiment in Horzine Biotech’s lab that leaves humanity in fears of extinction. In a time when every means of communication are down, huge organizations have collapsed, military forces are nowhere to be seen and chaos is everywhere, the people have took the matters into their own hands and are surviving in hiding. Killing Floor 2 allows you to be part of a team of mercenaries and freelance killers who are hired by the Horzine to encounter the mutated clones and set up a secret base into the most remote area of the Europe. The Co-Op mode of the game allows you to get into the play and fight off the enemies (The Zeds) as a team, complete the objectives and finally be part of a league that saves the humanity and restores the order. With a huge arsenal of weapons, a lot of playable characters, Multiplayer Co-Op , 6 Player and solo game play options, Challenging and technically advanced enemies, multiple difficulty levels, melee combats and loads of other great things, Killing Floor 2 provides with an amazing game-play to enjoy.
#44 Dead Rising 2
Dead Rising 2, is an Open World Action, Horror Survival and Beat em’ Up video game developed by Blue Castle Games and published by Capcom for multiple platforms as Microsoft Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3. The game is set in the fictitious settlement of Fortune City, Nevada and features the protagonist Chuck Greene a former Motocross Champion who combats with the hordes of Zombies in order to survive and finish the game objectives. Mostly involving in the melee combats, you as the protagonist take control of some custom made, traditional or futuristic weapons like guns with multiple functionalities, swords, axes etc. As the protagonist mostly travels on foot in the game world, he engages in close combats with zombies and uses the melee weapons and melee fight techniques to fight off the zombies and save himself from becoming like them. Alongside killing the zombies, protagonist collects different power-ups and weapons and items that complete the world map. From start to the end, this game is a total blast and the presence of almost 7000 zombies on the same time while you are fighting against the zombies, makes the game a fast-paced and madness filled thriller that is enough to give you chills. You should totally try it out if you love playing Apocalyptic games.
#45 F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon
F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon another best Action filled Shooting and Horror-Survival video game like Manhunt. The story of the game is about a supernatural phenomenon that mutates most of the humans into some beastly creatures. The F.E.A.R, a Special Forces team gets the task to investigate the matter and the protagonist assumes the role of F.E.A.R’s point man who is a super soldier with many superhuman powers. The protagonist along with his team reaches the spot where the phenomenon occurred and starts investigating when he finds out the clues that lead him to the mutants. Because of the deadly nature and aggressiveness of the mutants, he engages in battles with them by fighting barehanded and where necessary, uses his weapons. The game is mostly played from a first person perspective so the protagonist performs the tasks and the player only gets to see his hands. “F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon” provides with an amazingly well written story-line and superbly designed graphics. As an alternative to Manhunt, F.E.A.R.: First Encounter Assault Recon will surely prove its worth. You’ll definitely like it.
#46 Until Dawn
Until Dawn is a recently released Marvel and a brilliant new addition to the Action, Interactive Drama and Horror-Survival genres. Published by Sony Computer Entertainment, Until Dawn is set in the Western Canadian region and features eight teenagers who decide to spend the vacation on Fictional Blackwood Mountain. They planned the Holiday at the same point where their 2 friends were lost one year ago. Just moments after their arrival at the Blackwood Mountain, a Psychopath attacks them. The only way possible to live is to survive and this is the point where story involves you in the gameplay. In order to survive and to perform a number of tasks, Until Dawn lets you switch between all eight characters, make some of the most critical decisions and advance into the gameplay as the story tell you. Until Dawn offers an episodic touch to the game and lets you conclude the game with different endings all based up on the actions you perform and the decisions you make during the gameplay. This impressive game features a number of items that you can find while exploring the game world and use them to plan your survival or simply make a decision such as sacrificing a player for the sake of others, getting into trouble to get to an item or leap forward and encounter the psychopath etc. With a very horror filled game story and environment, dark clean visuals and a truly remarkable gameplay, Until Dawn is one of the best Action, Horror-Survival and Interactive Drama video game to play and enjoy.
#47 Deadly Premonition
The last entrant on our list of games like “State of Decay” is Deadly Premonition. Deadly Premonition is developed by “Access Games” in collaboration with “Rising Star Games and is available to play on PC (Microsoft Windows), Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 gaming platforms. The game is a super hit amalgamation of Open world, Psychological Horror Survival and shooting elements. The game kicks off with the investigation of the murder of “Becky Adams and Diane”. Protagonist as the investigator “York” find out that the murders are a work of the “Raincoat Killers” and suspects Thomas in the murders and Thomas after some time dies with a hook in his neck. Thomas’s death halts the investigation a bit but “York” keeps on gathering the evidence. Emily joins the investigation with York and finds out the final victim “Carol”. Carol infects Emily with red seeds and she falls ill. York leaves Emily with Kaysen and continues the investigation, encounters George and makes him confess the murders and kills him. The game concludes. The story of the game is a bit twisted and takes you to the heights of amazingness in horror-survival and psychotic experience. Try it out and you’ll definitely have your head spinning.
#48 Alien: Isolation
Alien: Isolation is one of the best Action-Adventure and Horror-Survival, Stealth and Shooter video game. The game offers a similar gaming experience to System Shock 2 video game and allows you to be the protagonist Amanda Ripley who embarks on a journey to find her mother Ellen Ripley and on her way to the secrets, she encounters the otherworldly aliens, engages into amazing combats with them on a space station named as Sevastopol. She gets trapped on the station and the only way out is to fight all the aliens, kill them using the advanced tech weapons and gadgets, eventually complete the game objectives. Alien: Isolation offers a huge arsenal of weapons at your disposal, a wonderful setting and story-line along with brilliant visuals and an addictive game-play to enjoy.
BlackSoul is a super Thrilling Third-person Shooter, Horror-Survival and Action-Adventure video game by XeniosVision. The game offers a similar game-play to Alan Wake and takes you to England in the year 1972, offers beautiful old school visuals and environment. The story of the game revolves around the main characters of Sean and his sister Ava who both are forces to take shelter in the quarantined facility after the outbreak of a deadly infection that turned almost all of the humans into psychotic killers. Your task in the game is to set yourself up into the character of Sean and focus on surviving along with your sister in a brutally unforgiving environment. The secondary objective of the game is to find out the root causes of the insanity outbreak and stop it by finding a cure. BlackSoul lets you scavenge for medical supplies, food and weapons in order to survive and kill the enemies in close and long distance combats. BlackSoul offers wonderful apocalyptic setting, great interactive drama type visuals, a brilliant story and an immersive game-play to enjoy.
#50 Alan Wake
Alan Wake, a Third Person Shooter, Action-Adventure Video game by Remedy Entertainment. The game is set in the fictitious town of Bright Falls and the story of the game revolves around the character of the protagonist Alan Wake, a novelist by profession who suddenly loses his wife and sets out to find the truth about her disappearance. You get into the character of Alan Wake and start your journey, interact with The Taken, the most bizarre, creepy and murderous entities to find out the clues about your wife’s disappearance. You must fight them in order to fulfill your desire of revenge. The game lets you use different weapons, skills etc. to encounter the Taken. Alan Wake features a hardcore, action-packed and psych-horror game-play along with super dynamic 3D graphics, an open world environment and an engaging game-play and story. Alan wake is based on episodic play and it offers an amazingly twisted game plot that strongly binds the characters with the story and features a marvelous blend of Action-Adventure, Horror and Shooting elements. Try it out and you’ll love everything this game has to offer.