There is a little potential buried underneath the rubble that is Conan Exiles. The world, though sparse and slightly ugly does fit the license. The PvP is suitably unforgiving, the challenge of surviving the game brings out the worst in people and the best in the game.
State of Decay 2's world building and feeling of stress during survival is commendable. But the game eventually grinds the will to go on and never builds the same emotional connections as it predecessor.
Don't Starve is a survival RPG from Klei Studio with a distinctively dark art style. Although Don't starve ticked all the boxes in terms of game mechanics, graphics and general design, it didn't compel me to really sink my teeth into it.
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