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Alien Resurrection

Alien Resurrection

Release date: 2000

Genres: First-person, Horror, Shooter, Survival

Publishers: Fox Interactive

Alien Resurrection is a 2000 first-person shooter video game based on the 1997 film of the same name. It was originally intended to coincide with the film's release, but was mired in development hell for several years, finally being completed and released in 2000. The game was developed by Argonaut Games and published by Fox Interactive exclusively for the PlayStation.

Alcatraz: Prison Escape

Alcatraz: Prison Escape

Release date: 2001

Genres: Action, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Activision Blizzard

Alcatraz: Prison Escape is an action survival video game. It was developed by Zombie Studios and was published by Activision Value. The game was released worldwide on November 26, 2001 exclusively for the Microsoft Windows platform. Players control a falsely accused person as he attempts to escape five different types of prisons in order to prove his innocence in the outside world. Players have to sneak past guards in order to make it through every prison level. If seen, an alarm is rung that fo…

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs

Release date: 2013

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Frictional Games

Amnesia: A Machine for Pigs is a survival horror video game developed by The Chinese Room and published by Frictional Games. Originally meant to be a mod by The Chinese Room, the game is an indirect sequel to Amnesia: The Dark Descent, which was both developed and produced by Frictional Games. While set in the same universe as the previous game, it features a new cast of characters and time setting.The game became available to pre-order on 16 August 2013, and was released on 10 September 2013 to…

Among the Sleep

Among the Sleep

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, Nintendo Switch, Linux, Apple OSX, XBox One

Publishers: Krillbite Studio

Among the Sleep is a first-person survival horror action-adventure video game developed by Norwegian developer Krillbite Studio for Microsoft Windows, OS X, Linux, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One. It was released on 29 May 2014 in North America for the PC. The PlayStation 4 version was released on 10 December 2015 whilst the Xbox One version was released on 3 June 2016. A definitive remaster titled Among The Sleep: Enhanced Edition was released for PC on November 2, 2017, and later released for PS4, …

Afterfall: Insanity

Afterfall: Insanity

Release date: 2011

Genres: Horror, Shooter, Survival, Third-person

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Nicolas Entertainment Group

Afterfall: Insanity (stylized as Afterfall: InSanity) is a post-apocalyptic video game developed by Intoxicate Studios and published by Nicolas Entertainment Group. It was released for Microsoft Windows on 25 November 2011.

Alien: Isolation

Alien: Isolation

Release date: 2014

Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Sega

Alien: Isolation is a 2014 survival horror video game developed by Creative Assembly and published by Sega originally for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One. Based on the Alien science fiction horror film series, the game is set 15 years after the events of the original 1979 film Alien, and follows engineer Amanda Ripley, daughter of Alien protagonist Ellen Ripley, as she investigates the disappearance of her mother. Unlike previous game adaptations of the Al…

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey

Release date: 2019

Genres: Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Microsoft Windows

Publishers: Private Division

Ancestors: The Humankind Odyssey is a survival game developed by Panache Digital Games and published by Private Division. It was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One in late 2019, along with a Steam release in August 2020. In the game, players control a lineage of primates and are tasked to ensure its survival in prehistoric Africa and facilitate its evolution. It was directed by Patrice Désilets.

Alien Breed 3: Descent

Alien Breed 3: Descent

Release date: 2010

Genres: Horror, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Team17

Alien Breed 3: Descent is the sequel of Alien Breed 2: Assault and is the third and final installment of the episodic remake of the Alien Breed series.

Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare

Release date: 2001

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Nintendo GameBoy Color, Sega Dreamcast

Publishers: Infogrames

Alone in the Dark: The New Nightmare, alternatively known as Alone in the Dark 4, is the fourth installment and first reboot of the survival horror video game series Alone in the Dark, developed by Darkworks and published by Infogrames Entertainment, SA. The game was released in 2001 on several platforms including Microsoft Windows, PlayStation, Dreamcast, and Game Boy Color. A PlayStation 2 version of the game was also released several months after and only in Europe.

Alien Breed Evolution

Alien Breed Evolution

Release date: 2009

Genres: Horror, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, XBox 360, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Team17

Alien Breed: Evolution is a isometric shooter survival horrorvideo game in Team17's Alien Breed series and is the first title in the series since 1996. It was released on Xbox Live Arcade on December 16, 2009. An updated version, called Alien Breed: Impact, was released on PlayStation Network and through Steam on June 3, 2010. In September 2010, Alien Breed 2: Assault was released on Xbox Live Arcade, PlayStation Network, and PC.

Allison Road

Allison Road

Release date:

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX

Publishers:

Allison Road is an unreleased first-person survival horror video game, that was being developed for Linux, Microsoft Windows and OS X by Lilith Ltd and formerly to be published by Team17. It was considered to be a spiritual successor to P.T., the playable teaser for the cancelled video game Silent Hills. Before being funded by Team17, the game's development was fan-based. On 4 June 2016, the Allison Road Twitter account announced the game's cancellation. Two months later, on August 22, 2016 an a…

Ark: Survival Evolved

Ark: Survival Evolved

Release date: 2017

Genres: Action, Adventure, Survival

Platforms: PlayStation 4, Linux

Publishers: Studio Wildcard

Ark: Survival Evolved (stylized as ΛRK) is a 2017 action-adventure survival video game developed by Studio Wildcard, in collaboration with Instinct Games, Efecto Studios, and Virtual Basement. In the game, players must survive being stranded on an island filled with roaming dinosaurs and other prehistoric animals, natural hazards, and potentially hostile human players. The game is played from either a third-person or first-person perspective and its open world is navigated on foot or by riding a…

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Alien Breed 2: Assault

Release date: 2010

Genres: Horror, Shooter, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Team17

Alien Breed 2: Assault is a video game in Team17's Alien Breed series and is the second new title in the series since 1996 after Alien Breed Evolution. It was released on Steam, PlayStation Network and Xbox Live Arcade on September 22, 2010. The follow-up Alien Breed 3: Descent was released November 17, 2010. The game continues the story of Alien Breed Evolution (and consequently, Alien Breed: Impact) of engineer Theodore J. Conrad fighting against aliens on the Leopold spaceship.

Asylum

Asylum

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Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, Linux, Apple OSX, Apple IOS

Publishers: Senscape

Asylum is an upcoming horror video game developed by Senscape, an independent video game developer located in Buenos Aires, Argentina. The game is being authored by Agustín Cordes, who previously designed the game Scratches for the now-defunct developer Nucleosys. Taking place in a fictional insane asylum called the Hanwell Mental Institute, players will be able to fully explore the institute, which is partially based on elements of real asylums. The game will have "twisty storytelling" and "hor…

Aconcagua

Release date: 2000

Genres: Horror, Survival

Publishers: Sony Computer Entertainment

Aconcagua (アコンカグア) is a 2000 PlayStation adventure video game developed by Sony Computer Entertainment. It was released only in Japan.The game is set on a mountain after a plane crash, and allows for the switching between characters.

A Sound of Thunder

A Sound of Thunder

Release date: 2004

Genres: Action, Adventure, Horror, Survival

Publishers: BAM! Entertainment

A Sound of Thunder is an action-adventure survival horror for the Game Boy Advance. The game was developed by former Möbius Entertainment and published by BAM! Entertainment. It was released first in Europe on February 28, 2004 before arriving in North America on February 1, 2005. The story is based loosely both on the original short story by Ray Bradbury of the same name and follows more closely the plot of the 2005 movie. The game was originally also planned for home sixth generation game cons…

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark

Release date: 1992

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Dos, 3DO, Apple IOS

Publishers:

Alone in the Dark is a survival horror video game designed by Frédérick Raynal and developed and published by Infogrames for the PC. Alone in the Dark was released for MS-DOS in 1992, ported for the 3DO by Krisalis in 1994, and ported for iOS by Atari in 2014. Set in 1920s Louisiana, the game challenges the player to guide the player character out of a haunted mansion, advancing by solving puzzles while either banishing, slaying, or eluding various ghosts and monsters. The player can collect and…

Alone in the Dark

Alone in the Dark

Release date: 2008

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, XBox 360, Wii, PlayStation 3

Publishers: Atari, Inc.

Alone in the Dark is a survival horror video game, and the fifth installment of the series under the same name created by Atari. The game was released for Microsoft Windows, PlayStation 2, Xbox 360 and Wii in Europe, North America, and Australia in June 2008. The PlayStation 3 version, titled Alone in the Dark: Inferno, was released in November 2008 and includes several enhancements from the other versions. The Windows, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3 versions were released by Electronic Arts in Japa…

Agony

Agony

Release date: 2018

Genres: Horror, Survival

Platforms: Microsoft Windows

Publishers: PlayWay

Agony is a 2018 dark fantasy survival horror video game developed by Madmind Studio and published by PlayWay. Players begin their journey as a tormented soul within the depths of Hell without any memories about his past. The special ability to control people on their path, and possess weak-minded demons, gives players the necessary measures to survive in the extreme conditions they are in. The game received generally unfavorable reviews.

Among Us

Release date: 2018

Genres: Party, Survival

Publishers: Innersloth

Among Us is an online multiplayer social deduction game developed and published by American game studio InnerSloth and released on June 15, 2018. The game takes place in a space-themed setting, in which players each take on one of two roles, most being Crewmates, and a predetermined number being Impostors.The goal of the Crewmates is to identify the Impostors, eliminate them, and complete tasks around the map; the Impostors' goal is to covertly sabotage and kill the Crewmates before they complet…