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Farthest Frontier
Farthest Frontier

Strategy 2023 (early access since 09 August 2022)

Developed by Crate Entertainment, the authors of the bestselling Grim Dawn, Farthest Frontier is a large-scale RTS. In Farthest Frontier we manage a settlement and our task is to develop it in such a way that it becomes a prosperous city.

PC

Minecraft
Minecraft

Adventure 18 November 2011

A sandbox game that defies classification, developed by the independent Mojang AB studio. Minecraft has been developed with the intention of unleashing the creativity of players, who can freely change the game's virtual world made from voxels (cubic blocks). The gameplay concentrates on terrain transformations, building structures, crafting items, and creating your own adventures.

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The Forest
The Forest

Action 30 April 2018

A first-person perspective (FPP) sandbox survival horror game. The Forest is the work of an independent studio SKS Games, known mainly for the smartphone hit, End Night. The player assumes the role of a sole survivor of a plane crash. The hero ends up on an isolated island far away from civilization, inhabited by a tribe of cannibalistic mutants. The gameplay focuses on the exploration of land (forest, caves, etc.), survival skills (building a shelter, searching for food, setting traps, etc.

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Nightingale
Nightingale

Action 2023 (early access since December 2022)

Nightingale is a survival game set in an open, fairy-tale world with quasi-steampunk atmosphere of the Victorian era. Among beautiful landscapes players have to face fantastic monsters. Game was developed by Inflexion Games studio, founded by Aaryn Flynn.

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Medieval Dynasty
Medieval Dynasty

RPG 23 September 2021

Medieval Dynasty is an intriguing mix of Dynasty series of life simulators with action RPG and survival from the Polish studio Render Cube. We begin as a modest medieval hunter trying to survive in the wilderness to found his own city over time.

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Escape from Tarkov
Escape from Tarkov

Action TBA

A MMO FPP/TPP shooter with RPG and sandbox survival elements, developed by Russian studio Battlestate Games. Players become the members of two rivaling military corporations, fighting on the territory of an abandoned Russian city. Unlike many popular online shooters, this game stands out thanks to interesting story and full freedom of exploration combined with a whole bunch of various additional activities, which you can complete on your own or in cooperation with friends.

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Valheim
Valheim

Action 2023 (early access since 02 February 2021)

Survival action game that takes us to a universe inspired by Nordic mythology. In Valheim, we play the role of a warrior who goes to the Valheim to win the favour of the gods and, consequently, to the mythical Valhalla.

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Green Hell
Green Hell

Simulation 05 September 2019

A survival game, in which you find yourself stranded in the Amazon Jungle. To survive, you have not only to gather food and water, but also learn to light bonfires, hunt, craft useful equipment, and build shelters.

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ARK: Survival Evolved
ARK: Survival Evolved

Action 29 August 2017

A sandbox survival simulator set in an open world, which draws inspiration from productions such as DayZ. Unlike in the aforementioned title, this time we fight against powerful prehistoric creature instead of zombies. The game is the debut of an independent studio called Wildcard, founded by a former employee of Microsoft Game Studios. The player begins the game defenseless and naked on an unidentified island, and his or her task is to survive in this new, harsh environment.

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Subnautica
Subnautica

Adventure 23 January 2018

A sandbox game by Unknown Worlds that combines elements of action-adventure productions and RPGs. As the game’s universe draws inspiration from such novels as Twenty Thousand Leagues Under the Sea, at the bottom of the ocean you can find bizarre sea monsters, as well as remnants of futuristic buildings and ships. The player assumes the role of a captain of an advanced submarine, and explores the depths of the ocean.

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Raft
Raft

Simulation 20 June 2022

A survival game, in which you're drifting at sea on the eponymous raft. Your task is mostly gathering resources and food, improving your raft, and crafting useful tools, which is often made more difficult by marine predators.

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Sons of the Forest
Sons of the Forest

Action October 2022

Sons of the Forest is the second Endnight Games studio game that takes us back to the scary island. We need to take care of our basic needs, but also our safety, especially from the ugly monsters that live on this island.

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Frostpunk
Frostpunk

Strategy 24 April 2018

An adventure/strategy game with survival elements by Polish studio 11bit Studios. Frostpunk is set in a fictional icy-cold world, whose climate deeply affected the development of its society. To survive, people rely mostly on steam engines. However, it is not enough, and the society is falling apart, which means it needs to change. The gameplay focuses on the survival aspect, which, unlike in other such productions, means more than gathering and managing resources.

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Sapiens
Sapiens

Strategy 2024 (early access since 26 July 2022)

Sapiens is a survival RTS, in which we take care of a primitive tribe and have to develop it into a great prehistoric civilization. The special feature of the game is the large scale - the game takes place on a procedurally generated map larger than the surface of the real Earth.

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Stranded Deep
Stranded Deep

Simulation 21 April 2020

A realistic survival game created by a debuting Australian studio Beam Team Games. The player assumes the role of a plane crash survivor who struggles to remain alive on one of the uninhabited islands of the Pacific. Unlike most games of this genre, this production is focused not only on the exploration of the island itself, but it also encompasses the ocean floor around it. Both areas are randomly generated before each game.

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State of Decay 2
State of Decay 2

Action 22 May 2018

An official sequel to the 2013’s sandbox action game by Undead Labs. The action of State of Decay 2 takes place in a post-apocalyptic open world after an outbreak of a zombie epidemic. While playing, we get a chance to led a group of survivors, each of whom has their own biography, skills, and character traits. We can freely switch between them while building a shelter, exploring the world, and searching nearby buildings for resources necessary for survival.

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Road to Vostok
Road to Vostok

Action TBA (early access since 2024)

Road to Vostok is survival postapocalyptic FPS, which action is set on the border of Russia and Finland. Our main goal is to get to the Vostok zone and survive in it. The game takes a lot of inspiration from the STALKER series.

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This War of Mine
This War of Mine

Strategy 14 November 2014

An extraordinary war game with focus on survival. It was inspired by the real stories of people who at some point of their lives struggled to survive a war. The game was developed by Polish studio 11 bit, known for an original strategy game series Anomaly. The game gives you control over a group of civilians trying to survive in a ruined city, where the biggest enemies are such problems as starvation and shortage of medicines.

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V Rising
V Rising

Action 2023 (early access since 17 May 2022)

A survival game prepared for multiplayer gameplay. In V Rising from Stunlock Studios (authors of Battlerite) we take on the role of a vampire who travels across a dark land and tries to regain his strength and build a real empire.

PC

Banished
Banished

Strategy 18 February 2014

Banished is a real-time economical strategy game, the first one developed by Luke Hodorowicz, the founder of the independent studio Shining Rock Software LLC. The player controls a small group of people exiled from their home country, who are trying to settle down in a new place and create the foundations of a powerful kingdom. The task calls, first and foremost, for ensuring the survival of a small society, and then managing its development.

PC

7 Days to Die
7 Days to Die

Action 28 June 2016

A post-apocalyptic sandbox FPS developed by a debuting indie studio The Fun Pimps. The game takes you to a near future, when a nuclear war allowed a dangerous virus to spread across the entire world. The virus kills its victims in 7 days, as the title suggests, and turns them into bloodthirsty zombies. You play as one of the few not infected people, fighting for survival in Navezgane County, Arizona. 7 Days to Die allows you to freely explore its open world, adjusting the story to your actions.

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Mist Survival
Mist Survival

Action 2023 (early access since 15 August 2018)

Mist Survival is a first-person survival game, set in a zombie-controlled world. While playing the game, the player explores the open world, fights against encountered enemies and collects resources necessary for survival.

PC

The Isle
The Isle

Action December 2022 (early access since 02 December 2015)

A survival sandbox, in which the player assumes the role of a dinosaur. The Isle Development Team enabled the player to control creatures like Austroraptor, Carnotaurus, Tyrannosaurus Rex, Gallimimus, Utahraptor, Acrocanthosaurus and Allosaurus. The main and only objective of the game is to survive on an island the size of more than a dozen of square kilometers. Depending on the selected creature, the player must hunt for smaller dinosaurs, hide in bushes from predators etc.

PC

The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria
The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria

Action 2023

TPP survival game that takes us on a journey to the Lord of the Rings universe. In The Lord of the Rings: Return to Moria we play as dwarves who come to Lord Gimli Lockbearer's summons to reclaim Moria and the treasures hidden there.

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