Survival mode

Video game concept

Includes separate survival mode where the player's goal is simply to survive as long as possible, often without any possibility to actually win.


The first video game about Survival mode was released on June 1996.

Trendy Entertainment, Kalypso Media Digital and Origin8 Technologies has published most of these games

See also: gauntlet mode (in case it has an actual end)
Scoring is generally based on for how long you survive, though these may contain additional scoring such as how many enemies you defeated (possibly using inverse scoring that fewer is better).

Parent groups

Extra game modes, Endless mode

Child group

Multiplayer: Survival

compare with these groups


Windows 36
Linux 23
Mac OS X 7
X360 6
Android 5
PS3 3
iOS 3
Zeebo 1
Nintendo DS 1
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