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The Long Dark

In The Long Dark, you find yourself in the Canadian wilderness following an apocalyptic event that rendered all of mankind’s technology useless.

The game is hyper realistic and you struggle to survive against the varied states that will cause your demise – hunger, thirst, the cold, disease, and injury. To combat these you must scavenge food and clean water, build fire and find shelter, all while not being ravaged by wolves or freezing to death.

It’s not so much a question of building a habitable shelter and crafting tools, like in other survival sims such as Rust and Life is Feudal, rather it’s about staving off death as long as possible. You will die.

While you can save your game if you need to go away from your computer, you can’t reload old saves if you happen to lose concentration and fall down a ravine or decide to take an ill-advised risk and drink some dodgy water. This is very much permadeath, folks. And that makes The Long Dark all the more terrifying.

The Long Dark Trailer


Links and Resources

The Long Dark Official WebsiteOfficial WebsiteClick here to view
The Long Dark WikiWikiClick here to view

News relating to The Long Dark

Early Access Games Available on Xbox One, Backward Compatibility AnnouncedLatest NewsClick here to view
New Region Added to The Long DarkLatest NewsClick here to view
The Long Dark “more than doubles” playable area with latest updateLatest NewsClick here to view
Sandbox survival sim The Long Dark hits Early Access – PC GamerLatest NewsClick here to view

Game Details


Hinterland Studio


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Early Access



Permadeath, Realistic, Survival

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