An open world game, where your main objective is to survive: the draw of such games, like The Forest, is clear.
Within a mere 6 months, the open survival horror game, The Forest, sold over 5 million copies. While horror survival games have been a mainstay for the gaming community for a while, discounting the success of this game would be a mistake– and it’s easy to see why now a sequel, titled the Sons of the Forest, is in the works.
Described as a living, breathing forest, players in The Forest are faced with varying environments, from expansive caves to underground lakes and, of course, forests. Part of the appeal is the ability to play with others, in an optional multiplayer mode, as you hack away at trees to build shelter and fires, all the while trying to evade enemies.
And those enemies are startling: genetic mutants that are nearly human-like in appearance, and threaten your ver