The best post-apocalyptic games of Steam
This game is a remake of the famous Wasteland, released in late 1980-s. Modern version inherited the charm of the original one but at the same time it has an advanced graphics and some surprising novelties. Player can use either existing characters or create them himself. At the beginning your team consists of four personages. Later you can add three more – to make the action livelier. You can also customize your characters, change their style and even behavior. The team’s task is simple: to fight numerous enemies living in a desert gloomy area. Characters can count on several kinds of weapon and their own fists.
The plot of this survival horror game is based on the eponymous novel by Dmitry Glukhovsky. Action takes place in post-apocalyptic Moscow, mainly in the Moscow metro. But sometimes the hero has to rise to the surface to complete certain tasks and find various valuable items. Locations in the game are quite realistic, they convey macabre atmosphere of abandoned subway tunnels and ruined city. The entourage is accompanied by strange effects and noises. The game is designed in such a way that the player must always be on the alert. There’s no scale of health or any kind of map, the player has to determine the direction with the help of compass.
Far Cry 3 – Blood Dragon
The game’s style, graphics, characters and atmosphere – everything ironically plays with the style of 80’s action movies. The action takes place after a nuclear war. An unknown villain creates an army of robots to again unleash a world war. Hero’s mission is to prevent the intruder from carrying out his plan. The character moves through the levels, destroys enemies, collects useful items and performs certain tasks (for example, to rescue a hostage or destroy an object). He receives points for successfully completed tasks (basic and additional) and the destruction of enemies. The character can also develop various skills and improve his weapon.
Left 4 Dead 2
Left 4 Dead 2 is a first-person shooter game with four survivors as the main characters. The plot resembles the story line of the precious version: unknown zombifying virus starts to infect people all over the world. Four daredevils are trying to save the planet and struggle against the hordes of the Infected. Survivors make their way through several levels separated by safe rooms and fortified spaces that are inaccessible to Affected of any type. It should be said, that the developers managed to convey the atmosphere of horror and desperation. Thanks to the technology of artificial intelligence, each walkthrough is unique. The game is definitely one of the best among cooperative shooters.