E3 Post Apocalyptic Gaming News – The Top 15

e3 2016 post apocalyptic game announcements

With E3 2016 ending just a few days ago (June 14-16), I’m listing the top post-apocalyptic games and news from the conference. Below you’ll find #11-15. To start at the top of the list with #1, click here.

NOTE: The post-apocalyptic genre is about the setting – and we’ve all got different tastes. That is why I’m defining it pretty broadly this time around. If it’s about the end of the world, survival, dystopia, zombies, or the genocide of the human race, then I considered it for the list.

11. Telltale Game’s The Walking Dead Season 3

a young child faces a zombie with a hammer

Telltale has a HUGE fan following, so fans are going to be stoked about getting a third installment in this franchise.

PA CATEGORY: Zombie Apocalypse

CONSOLE(S): PC, Mac, PS4, PS3 Xbox One, Xbox 360, iOS, Android


DEVELOPER: Telltale Games

PUBLISHER: Telltale Games


12. Fallout 4 DLC: Nuka World & Expansions “Contraptions Workshop” and “Vault-Tec”

a man walks with his dog in a post apocalyptic landscape

Get ready for new a Fallout DLC called Nuka World, set to release in August. You can also expect several additions to gameplay – “Contraptions Workshop”, set for a June release, which will expand the crafting system, and “Vault-Tec”, slated for July release, which will allow you to construct vaults. Get all the details from the video below.

PA CATEGORY: Nuclear Apocalypse

CONSOLE(S): PC, PS4, Xbox One

RELEASE DATE: June, July, August

DEVELOPER: Bethesda Game Studios

PUBLISHER: Bethesda Softworks


13. Attack on Titan

a man with a grappling contraption flies through the airIf you haven’t watched the show, this one is going to really creep you out. That’s kind of the point though. The giants act all weird like that in the show too. As for the game, the mechanics actually look really interesting and fun. We hope it’s as fun as it looks.

PA CATEGORY: Cannibal Giant Apocalypse

CONSOLE(S): PS3, PS4, PS Vita, PC, Xbox One

RELEASE DATE: August 30, 2016

DEVELOPER: Omega Force




14. Halo Wars 2

monsters and men fight for survival

RTS on a console?!? All I can say is don’t knock it till you’ve tried it. Fans of the first installment have been raving about this sequel – which has been a long time coming. The original Halo Wars was released in 2009 and sold more than a million copies. As a fan of the RTS genre, and avid fan of the Halo series (heck, I even read the novels, which were amazing, btw) I look forward to giving this game a test drive.

PA CATEGORY: Alien Invasion / Genocide

CONSOLE(S): PC, Xbox One

RELEASE DATE: February 21, 2017

DEVELOPER: 343 Industries and Creative Assembly

PUBLISHER: Microsoft Studios



15. Horizon Zero Dawn

a woman in native american garb overlooks a futuristic barren landscape

This game looks beautiful, and has been in production for quite some time. Lets hope it lives up to expectations.

PA CATEGORY: Robot Apocalypse


RELEASE DATE: February 28, 2017

DEVELOPER: Guerrilla Games


Trailer (2015)

Gameplay (2016)

Want more E3 Post Apocalyptic coverage? Of course you do.

Click here for #16-20.

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Click here for #1-5

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Derek Dwilson started Post Apocalyptic Media with his wife Stephanie. He is a licensed attorney in the state of Texas. Derek currently builds websites at Team Dwilson and writes about prepping and Post Apocalyptic shows whenever he gets excited about something. Team Dwilson

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