Over the weekend, PSN had a flash sale on what they called survival games. Now, there wasn’t anything included in the flash sale that was like a full regular release title, but there are a few things that I picked up.
The first is Everybody’s Gone to the Rapture, which I basically bought entirely based on the name. I mean, sounds interesting, right? The premise is that you explore a deserted village trying to figure out what the hell happened. This game was developed by The Chinese Room and SCA Santa Monica.
The second is Don’t Starve, which is basically the point of the game: survive as long as you can. It’s an open world game, which means there are tons of ways I can accidentally kill this main character. Awesome. Don’t Starve was published by Klei Entertainment.
The third is Limbo, a side-scrolling platformer in black and white that apparently has a lot of interesting and gruesome deaths for the main character. Limbo was developed by the company Playdead, which seems appropriate.
Finally, I got Badland: Game of the Year Edition. Badland isn’t what I think of when I think of a survival game, although I guess the point is not to die (but when you think about it that way really every game has that point). It’s actually kind of cute – you play a weird blob thing and go around bouncing off stuff or avoiding bouncing off stuff. Badland was developed by Frogmind studios.
I’ve never played any of these games before, or watched any video of them, so I’ll be streaming blind playthroughs throughout the rest of the month, or until I finish them all, as kind of a wind-up to Halloween. You can find them on my Twitch channel!
Are you playing scary games or watching movies during this holiday season? Tell me what you recommend!