Resident Evil 7 showing a monster coming down a corridor

A Look At The Survival Video Games Industry (Infographic)

Survival games have become a cornerstone of the video game industry.  This infographic, created by Mike’s Gear Reviews, shows just how important the genre is.

Survival games are much more than just games with zombies.  While zombie games have stolen the spotlight in recent years, survival games are about staying alive when faced with insurmountable odds.  A nuclear wasteland, a city wiped out by a devastating virus, or a mental hospital filled with crazies – it’s about living long enough to get out alive.

This infographic really puts into perspective the depth of the survival game genre, showing how important it is to the industry as a whole:

Written by John

I'm a 36-year-old gamer, clinging onto the gamepad despite real life responsibilities trying to pull me kicking and screaming away. You can follow me on Twitter: @johnlevelsup.

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