Survival Horror Games: 5 Reasons Why We Love Them

Survival Horror Games: 5 Reasons Why We Love Them
Got to love that survival horror

 

Love some survivor horror?

Most gamers are no stranger to survival horror games, but serious survival horror fans know why this genre reigns supreme.  Check out the five reasons why we love our survival horror games.

 

5. The Need to Survive

If put in a life threating situation people will naturally want to survive. Most of us don’t want to schedule running away from an ax murder into our days, so we test our will to live in a fabricated reality.

Survival horror games will task players will completing certain requirements if they want to live. Not only will players participate in the most intense game of hide-and-seek of their lives, but they might also need to fulfill basic survival needs. In games like 7 Days to Die players will need to allocate some time away from zombie killing to collect resources, craft tools, and create a shelter.

Building homes and taking down zombies

Games like Don’t Starve and How to Survive will make players take into account their hunger, thirst, and sanity. While Project Zomboid will have players struggle to keep their characters from falling into depression and additions.

These games give us the perfect outlet to see if we have what it takes to survive.

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