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Top 150 best Steam games of all time tagged with Post-apocalyptic, according to gamer reviews.

Rank, title, date, tags, platforms and price Score Rating
8.52
96% 55,941 votes
8.47
95% 84,579 votes
8.40
99% 2,653 votes
8.40
97% 6,502 votes
8.34
95% 24,762 votes
8.20
91% 190,202 votes
8.10
94% 3,845 votes
7.98
97% 399 votes
7.83
94% 609 votes
7.80
91% 1,828 votes

Correlated tags

Correlation is how often another tag appears together with this tag. If one in every five games tagged with Post-apocalyptic is also tagged with a correlated tag, the correlated tag has 20% correlation. 100% correlation means the pair of tags always appear together.

Tags most frequently applied to the same games as Post-apocalyptic, with at least 15% correlation.

  1. Action 62%
  2. Singleplayer 47%
  3. Adventure 47%
  4. Survival 35%
  5. Indie 35%
  6. Shooter 33%
  7. 3D 30%
  8. Atmospheric 30%
  9. 2D 30%
  10. Zombies 29%
  11. RPG 28%
  12. Exploration 26%
  13. Sci-fi 26%
  14. First-Person 24%
  15. Story Rich 22%
  16. Action-Adventure 22%
  17. Horror 22%
  18. Casual 22%
  19. Strategy 21%
  20. Open World 19%
  21. Early Access 19%
  22. Pixel Graphics 18%
  23. FPS 18%
  24. Simulation 17%
  25. Third Person 16%

The Post-apocalyptic tag refers to a genre of games that are set in a world or society that has been heavily impacted or destroyed by a catastrophic event, often resulting in the collapse of civilization as we know it. Post-apocalyptic games typically showcase the aftermath of this event and focus on survival, exploration, reconstruction, or battling against hostile forces.

In these games, players immerse themselves in a world that has been drastically changed by the devastation. The setting is often characterized by desolate landscapes, ruins of once-thriving cities, scarce resources, environmental hazards, and remnants of human civilization struggling to survive.

The post-apocalyptic genre offers unique storytelling opportunities as it explores themes such as:

  • Survival Players must navigate through dangerous environments and manage critical resources like food, water, ammunition while fending off threats from both nature and other survivors. Games like Fallout 4 and The Last of Us exemplify the harsh realities faced in post-apocalyptic worlds.
  • Exploration The vast landscapes and abandoned urban areas provide opportunities for players to discover hidden locations, secrets or valuable items. Games like S.T.A.L.K.E.R.: Shadow of Chernobyl and Metro Exodus demonstrate the thrill of exploring desolated environments.
  • Moral Dilemmas Post-apocalyptic settings raise ethical questions related to survival instincts, interpersonal relationships under extreme circumstances. Titles such as Fallout: New Vegas broaden player choice impact on post apocalyptic world order.
  • Rebuilding Some post-apocalyptic games allow players to participate in the rebuilding of society, form communities, construct bases, and establish new civilizations. Games like State of Decay nurture the idea of constructing safe havens amidst chaos.

The post-apocalyptic genre often creates an atmosphere of tension, despair, and a constant feeling of danger. It explores themes of survival instincts, human resilience, and the consequences of our actions in extreme situations. The genre has seen numerous successful titles across different platforms that have captivated players with their immersive worlds and thought-provoking narratives.

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