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The Tuesday best of - Survival games for iPhone and iPad

By , on August 29, 2017
Last modified 1 year, 3 months ago

It's Tuesday. It's not as hot as it has been for the past few weeks, and I'm pretty glad about that because my entire flat was starting to smell like the changing room at a lower league football club during the off season.

But Tuesday is also when we round up three of the best games in a specific genre for the App Store. And this Tuesday is no different. This Tuesday we're going to look at three of the best survival games on the App Store.

As usual you can click on the emboldened names of the game to download them from the App Store. And if you can think of any games that we've missed, then feel free to stick your own suggestions in the comments down there are the bottom of the article.

Don't Starve

A charming, whimsical sort of a game, that sees you dying almost all of the time. It's top-down, and sees you teleported into a realm full of monsters, sticks, camp-fires, and all manner of other things. There's a lot to sink your teeth into here, and it's clear the game started off on PC. But it's still a slick and massive experience you don't want to miss.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

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Designed from the ground-up for mobile, Crashlands is the game on this list that you must play. Cheery cartoon graphics and a rich sense of humour hide a brilliantly tough game. It's all about doing your best to stay alive on a planet after you crash on it. Excellent crafting, brilliant design, and a winning cheeky grin make sure this one stands out from all the rest.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here

Radiation Island

Where the other games on this list are third-person, this one's first-person. It's far grimmer too. There are zombies, monsters, and all manner of other life-threatening things waiting to kill you on this island. It's just had a sequel released, but there's a purity to this original that's hard to beat. And, in fact, it's just hard to beat full stop.

Read the Pocket Gamer review here