Xbox Live Arcade Update – How to Survive

xbla logoFollowing the lead of the mega-hit XBLA release State of Decay, How to Survive sounds like another unique take on the “survival” genre. A more tropical one at least.

Check it out below.

How to Survive ($14.99)
You are 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.