Resource management and living from day to day are staples of this recently blooming genre. Survival games focus on their players doing everything they can to get by in different conditions with varying levels of danger day by day, hour by hour, area by area.
Create and explore infinite 3D voxel worlds in the definitive sandbox mining and crafting game.
Dwarf Fortress is a single-player fantasy simulator with two modes: fortress and adventure.
No Man's Sky is an action-adventure survival video game developed and published by the indie studio Hello Games.
In this city-building strategy game, you control a group of exiled travelers who decide to restart their lives in a new land.
Metro is a survival horror first-person shooter video game series, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. .
The post-soviet country of Chernarus is struck by an unknown virus, turning the majority population into frenzied infected.
Play as Wilson, an intrepid Gentleman Scientist who has been trapped by a demon and transported to a mysterious wilderness world.
You become a survivor in the zombie infested ruins of society, and team up with your friends to remain among the living.
Build the perfect vault to protect dwellers from the dangerous Wasteland.
Subnautica is an open world underwater adventure game where you're thrust into an alien world submersed underwater.
Stonehearth is a game of exploration and survival in an epic fantasy setting. Build your town, care for your hearthlings, and defend against marauding invaders.
A free-roaming squad based RPG. Focusing on open-ended sandbox gameplay features rather than a linear story.
You are marooned on the shores of an infinite blocky world. Explore, mine resources, craft tools and weapons, hunt and make traps.
Guide a group of space settlers trying to establish an outpost on a remote planet. Grow food, collect energy, mine resources, manufacture bots, and build a fully self-sufficient colony.