TOP 20 DYSTOPIAN/POST-APOCALYPTIC GAMES

Well, well, well... if it isn't the dystopian/post-apocalyptic game genre. A place where players delight in the end of the world as we know it. Why do these gamers love this genre so much, you ask? Maybe it's the thrill of fighting for survival in a world gone mad. Or maybe it's the joy of scavenging for resources and building up your own little slice of hell. Whatever the reason may be, one thing is for sure - these players just can't get enough of the post-apocalyptic madness. And here on this very site, we have a carefully curated list of the top games in this genre. No need to scavenge around the wasteland of the internet for hours on end, we've done the work for you. So whether you're a hardened survivor or a fresh-faced Vault dweller, you'll find something to love in our list. Come on, join the fun and let's see if you have what it takes to make it in this world gone mad.

#01
Games like Fallout 3

Fallout 3

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3, Xbox One
  • Release: 2008
  • Rating: 8.6/10

#02
Games like Beneath a Steel Sky

Beneath a Steel Sky

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: iPhone / iPad, PC, Mac
  • Release: 1994
  • Rating: 8.5/10

#03
Games like Fallout 2

Fallout 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac
  • Release: 1998
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#04
Games like Fallout

Fallout

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Console
  • Release: 1997
  • Rating: 8.4/10

#05
Games like BioShock 2

BioShock 2

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Mac, PS3, Switch, PS4
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 8.2/10

#06
Games like Guilty Gear X2

Guilty Gear X2

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PS2, Console
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 8/10

#07
Games like Phantom Dust

Phantom Dust

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, PC, Xbox One
  • Release: 2004
  • Rating: 8/10

#08
Games like Wipeout Pulse

Wipeout Pulse

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: Console, PS2
  • Release: 2007
  • Rating: 8/10

#09
Games like Resonance of Fate

Resonance of Fate

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: Xbox 360, Console, PS3, PS4, PC
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#10
Games like Soldiers of Anarchy

Soldiers of Anarchy

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#11
Games like Earth 2150

Earth 2150

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.6/10

#12
Games like I Am Alive

I Am Alive

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS3, Xbox One
  • Release: 2012
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#13
Games like Guilty Gear X

Guilty Gear X

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Console
  • Release: 2000
  • Rating: 7.5/10

#14
Games like Metro 2033

Metro 2033

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, PS4, Switch, Mac
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#15
Games like Gears of War

Gears of War

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, Console, Xbox One
  • Release: 2006
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#16
Games like Rage

Rage

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, Xbox 360, PS3, Mac
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#17
Games like Nuclear Dawn

Nuclear Dawn

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms: PC, Mac, Browser
  • Release: 2011
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#18
Games like Gods Eater Burst

Gods Eater Burst

  • License: commercial
  • Platforms:
  • Release: 2010
  • Rating: 7.3/10

#19
Games like Drome Racers

Drome Racers

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS2, Xbox 360
  • Release: 2002
  • Rating: 5.8/10

#20
Games like BioShock (Series)

BioShock (Series)

  • License: n/a
  • Platforms: PC, PS Vita, Xbox 360, Mac, Console, PS3
  • Release: 2013
  • Rating: n/a