“A real Gem” – Destructoid at E3 “Offers a different experience for zombie game veterans” – Co-Optimus “Has a lot more going for it than smashing brains and gory, red goo ... With a surprisingly deep crafting system” – GamesRadar You're shipwrecked on an isolated island, a desperate castaway in a total freakshow world.
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Very Positive (376 reviews) - 91% of the 376 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
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Very Positive (13,512 reviews) - 83% of the 13,512 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 23, 2013

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Includes 7 items: Barricade! DLC, El Diablo Islands - Host, Heat Wave DLC - x 3 pack, Hello my name is... Nina. DLC, How to Survive, Kovac’s Way DLC, One Shot Escape DLC

 

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December 8

How to Survive 2 - Kovac's Ultimate Edition

Today we released Kovac's Ultimate Edition! Now you can purchase the game and all DLC together for 24% off!

http://steamcommunity.com/sharedfiles/filedetails/?id=814663206

How to Survive 2 - Kovac's Ultimate Edition contains the base game "How to Survive 2" plus finely crafted DLCs by master survivalist Kovac himself!

Wow, this is what you get:
- The game to survive the zombie outbreak in Louisiana. There you can scavenge and learn how to craft your tools and weapons. Meet with friends and create and protect your own camp.
- Abandoned Backpack DLC: contains dual knives, a pet crow and a Teddy Bear helmet.
- Elite Soldier DLC: contains assault rifle, a drone and a soldier helmet.
- Pirates of the Bayou DLC: contains cutlass, a green parrot and a tricorn hat.
- Norse God DLC: contains a war hammer, a Hugin crow and a winged helmet.
- Musketeer DLC: contains a rapier, a nightingale and a musketeer hat.
- Dead Dynamite DLC contains:
• A new NPC.
• A new campaign with fresh new raids.
• A new raid objective : destruction
• 3 New enemies (Undead Rats, Miner Zombies and the heavy armored Zombie-Tank)
• A new boss!
• New living animals: rats + linked recipes.
• An entirely new environment: the old mines and underground caves.
• New weapon type: explosives (grenades and explosive ammo).
• 1 Double Speed weapon (Miner tools).
• 1 Melee Weapon (Pickaxe).
• 1 New projectile weapon (grenade launcher).
• 1 New armor set.
• Land mines (for camp and raids).
• Destructible and explosive props (Crates, rocks, gas tanks, etc…)

http://store.steampowered.com/bundle/1936/

Come on over and join our awesome community and discuss this new edition!
http://steamcommunity.com/app/360170/discussions/0/154643249631408622/

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November 28

It's the Steam Awards!

Please vote for us in the following categories!

How to Survive 2

The “Best Use Of A Farm Animal” Award

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How to Survive

The “Villain Most In Need Of A Hug” Award

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Reviews

“How To Survive is more than just a solid zombie role-playing game, it's also one of the best games of the year. With its mix of Diablo-esque hack and slash and dual-stick shooter action, 505 Games' newest Xbox Live Arcade game is a real surprise. It has a deep crafting system and a world you can't help but want to explore. How To Survive rewrites the book on zombie RPGs!”
90% – Gaming Nexus

“While there have been several games that have recently released that fall into the growing zombie survival genre, How to Survive manages to do enough differently to earn its place among the crowd. The game’s strong emphasis on crafting and juggling basic human needs helps distinguish itself from other titles. Additionally, the story campaign features a tale that manages to contain a few plot twists despite its simplicity. One area where How to Survive shines is the game’s strange brand of humor which is helped along by the title’s decent voice acting. In all, How to Survive is recommended to any fans of either the undead or survival simulators. Those who enjoy intricate crafting or top-down gaming should also give it a look.”
4 Stars – Examiner

“In terms of graphic and sound design, How to Survive looks good and sounds even better. The lighting gives real-time shadows based on not only the source but the time of day as the shadows move with the passing sunlight. The island is beautifully rendered, and animations are fluid and zombie deaths are pleasingly gory, chunks of body parts will liter the ground and roll depending on the shape of the surface”
8/10 – Gamer Horizon

Special Offer

How to Survive 2 on Early Access is available now!
Also remember that if you own How to Survive 1 there is special gift waiting for you!


http://store.steampowered.com/app/360170

Survivor Loyalty Item: “Primal Fear” Armor Set.

If you are already a survivor who’s got How to Survive or How to Survive: Third Person Standalone on Steam, we welcome you back with a very special treat: the “Primal Fear” armor set!
A set of protective gear finely crafted out of the best bones and scrap metal that can be found in the dumpster. Made by master Survivalist Kovac himself, it promises to keep bites and scratches to a minimum while displaying a distinctive Swamp-chic style!
Join Early Access now, slip it on and knock’em dead!

About This Game

  • A real Gem” – Destructoid at E3

  • Offers a different experience for zombie game veterans” – Co-Optimus

  • Has a lot more going for it than smashing brains and gory, red goo ... With a surprisingly deep crafting system” – GamesRadar

You're shipwrecked on an isolated island, a desperate castaway in a total freakshow world. How will you survive?


Collect the pages of a Survival Guide and figure it out, of course! Find food, water, and shelter before you perish. Uh oh, is it getting dark? Figure out how to get through the night! While you’re at it, gather up some of this awesome stuff and piece together over 100 handmade weapons and tools—from shotguns to Molotov cocktails. Now you can defend yourself and your friends like a boss!

• Choose one of the three playable characters, each with different characteristics and skill trees.

• Explore four islands filled with unique flora and fauna and a variety of abhorrent monstrosities.

Collect “Survival guide” video chapters to learn tips that will save your life!

Play with a friend offline through the story mode or go online and play with a friend through 8 demanding challenges..

• Try the “Iron Man” difficulty for a demanding hardcore game experience.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows XP
    • Processor: Intel Core 2 Duo or better
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Ati 5700 series/NVIDIA GeForce GT240 or equivalent
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Storage: 7 GB available space
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