The Forest

Gather resources and build defenses in this first-person open-world survival horror game from indie studio Endnight Games.

Overview

The Forest is an open-world first-person survival-horror game developed and digitally published by Endnight for the PC (via Steam) on April 30, 2018. It was originally a Steam Early Access game since May 30, 2014 and is planned for release on the PlayStation 4 sometime in 2018.

The Forest is set on a mysterious island that the players plane crash lands on. After the crash, the player awakens to find his son Timmy missing and all other passengers seemingly missing or dead. It's soon discovered that there are mutated cannibal inhabitants on the island that the player must fight for survival while trying to find his son. In addition to this, the player is able to gather resources to build new weapons, shelter, and defensive structures like traps and barricades.