Survival Denied is a casual zombie shooter, made primarily with VR in mind. Wide choice of weapons, perks and power-ups make the game interesting. Dive in and try to survive as long as you can!
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Apr 21, 2020

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Note: This Early Access game is not complete and may or may not change further. If you are not excited to play this game in its current state, then you should wait to see if the game progresses further in development. Learn more

What the developers have to say:

Why Early Access?

“Releasing with Early Access gives you, the player, a chance to influence the direction of the game. Those insights will help us deliver a better game, one that you want to play!”

Approximately how long will this game be in Early Access?

“Our plan is to release in full within the next 12 months.”

How is the full version planned to differ from the Early Access version?

“We have a road map of features planned for the release:

  • Escort Mode - Defend a convoy from Zombies, as it proceeds through the map.
  • Five new locations - in addition to existing five, bringing the total to ten!
  • More zombie types: Tank Zombie, Ranged Zombie, Dog Zombie, Mama Zombie (spawns smaller zombies).
  • More Perks and Power-Ups - We will be releasing at least seven new Perks and Five more Power-Ups!
  • More weapons - We have 10 more weapons planned for the next 12 months, including Acid Gun, Freeze Ray and Chainsaw !

We would also like to hear from you! What would you like to see in the game next?”

What is the current state of the Early Access version?

“The game is fully playable in Survival mode, in the Early Access version. All features listed in the "About This Game" description are already implemented and fully functional.

We will release additional features throughout the Early Access period, as per list above, with regular updates in release and beta branches.”

Will the game be priced differently during and after Early Access?

“The price will increase as the game grows and more content is released, increasing the value for money for our early access supporters.”

How are you planning on involving the Community in your development process?

“We will publish our road map on the Steam forums, allow you to vote for new features and even propose ideas!”
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About This Game

Survival Denied is a casual zombie shooter, designed primarily with VR in mind. Made by gamers, for gamers!
Wide choice of weapons, perks and power-ups make the game cool and re-playable.
Dive in and try to survive as long as you can!

We are releasing in Early Access and will be adding new features that YOU want!

Current Features:
  • 15 Weapons which gradually unlock as you get on with the carnage!
  • 9 Unique perks (all level and stack up), which allow you to develop your character as you play!
  • 8 Smashing power-ups to help you with the crowd control!
  • 5 Different environments for your enjoyment!
  • Large variety of zombie types and zombie skins!
  • Global and local high scores will tell you how you stack up against your friends and the world!
  • Survival mode - stay alive as long as you can! - Everyone is infected with zombie disease, that includes you ! But worry not, military comes with a rescue, collect air-dropped antidote every time you start deteriorating and you will be fine! (that is, as long as you shoot the zombies trying to eat you ;) )
  • Explosive barrels - because... REASONS!!!
  • Forward rendering with beautiful MSAA!
  • Smooth Locomotion - NO TELEPORTATION - If you are sensitive to motion sickness, this game MAY NOT BE a good idea FOR YOU.
  • Smooth or Snap Turn - It's your choice!
  • VR support, with motion controllers. Seated, standing or room scale. Play as you please.
  • Steam Stats and Achievements - Who wouldn't like a badge for killing 10000 Zombies??

What to Expect:
We want to be as honest and transparent with you as possible,
If shooting zombies does have an entertainment value to you, keep reading!

Some call it an "endless shooter", except everything ends at some point. Survival game? But, you are not going to survive, by design (or aren't you? New update lets your progress to the next level as soon as you reach 30k points!). Whether you are chasing a high score or relaxing after a long day, Survival Denied provides great fun even in its current state.

It is not our first project, but first publicly released game. We are four friends and family members with experience in video games industry.

While the game is playable, it is important to keep in mind, we are releasing "Early Access" and there will be changes to the game-play and mechanics, there may be bugs and issues, which we will iron out over time. The core works and will provide several hours of entertainment but the real value lies in the future. We want to get your feedback which will influence the further development. We are committed to expanding the core (more weapons, more zombies, more locations, more power-ups, more perks, more cool mechanics, more everything!) as well as adding additional modes on top of the "Survival".
In the coming months, we will be adding content as well as making balance changes based on your feedback. We want to hear from you! Talk to us on Steam forums and Discord. have now published our plans for the future of the game, on Steam forums!

Join us on the mission to deliver coolest VR zombie shooter on Steam!

How to Play:
You start in "Menu" area. We avoid using classic graphic user interface as we believe it doesn't work well in VR.
Instead you will find objects which can be interacted with, within the scene:
  • Guns - You will find weapon pick-ups scattered around the maps. Red weapon avatar means weapon is locked, blue means unlocked. Number under the avatar indicates the score needed to unlock the weapon. When you are within pickup range (you need to walk over it), you will see blue particles raising from the base of the pickup. Press the grip button on your controller to pick the weapon (you can have a gun in each hand)

  • Settings tent - Five quality levels can be activated here, each represented by number of blue bars. Red "nuke" item resets your level unlocks. Press grip button on your controller to activate desired option. Additional options allow you to adjust game controls to your liking (HMD/Controller walking direction, Snap/Smooth Turn setting, together with sensitivity adjustment). Easy mode has now been added if you prefer more casual experience.

  • Level selection - A blue or red mark followed by a miniature of a map. Blue light means level is unlocked and playable, red means level is locked. To unlock level, you must achieve score of 30000 or more in previous level. To load the level, walk into the middle of the miniature and press the grip button on your controller.

  • Level Up - Once you kill some zombies, you will be granted with a selection of perks, simply walk over the perk of your choice and you will be granted an ability/increase in stats.

  • Power-Ups - Some zombies will drop temporary power-ups upon death. Walk over them to collect them. Those will help you in your struggle against the horde!

  • Leaderboards - Those tombstones show how you stack up, on each level, against your friends and globally.
  • To exit the game, simply walk close to the EXIT on the "Menu" level and press grip button on your controller.

You can find detailed game guide on our forums and by clicking "view the manual" button on this page.

System Requirements

    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS *: Windows 7, 8, 10
    • Processor: i5 Quad Core, 4GHz or faster
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 970 or AMD equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
    • VR Support: SteamVR
    • Requires a 64-bit processor and operating system
    • OS: Windows 10
    • Processor: i7 Quad core, 4.5GHz or faster
    • Memory: 16 GB RAM
    • Graphics: Nvidia GTX 1080 or AMD equivalent
    • DirectX: Version 11
    • Storage: 4 GB available space
* Starting January 1st, 2024, the Steam Client will only support Windows 10 and later versions.

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