In this episode we discuss the explosive popularity of the survival game genre, typified by PUBG. An exploration into the mechanics, themes, and settings which underpin some of our favorite recent survival games.
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General themes of the online survival genre
History of survival games, on Steam and otherwise
The prevalence of Early Access survival titles
PUBG in China and abroad
Games like: Rust, H1Z1, The Long Dark, Minecraft, Ark, and more