Review

ARK: Survival Evolved is a game that was first released on Steam Early Access in June 2015.

ARK: Survival Evolved

  • Samanta Blumberg
  • Jun 23, 2021
In this game, players are to survive on a hostile island by crafting weapons and tools to defend against dangerous creatures and other players; making use of their environment to create a shelter and seeking out other survivors to work together to build a strong tribe. The game is currently still in development. ARK: Survival Evolved is a game where you are stranded in a world and must survive. Here, you hunt, gather, and build to create a home. You can also tame, train, ride, and breed the local creatures to help you in your quest. The game has a diverse set of biomes to explore, from scorching deserts to dense jungles and freezing mountains, and features a robust crafting system.

Gameplay

In ARK: Survival Evolved, the player starts in a world with a single ocean and a single island. There are a variety of threats in the world that the player must prepare to survive against. The player must build a strong shelter against the weather, provide food to their avatar, and defend against dangerous creatures that roam the island. The player will be able to customize their avatar with various equipment and clothing, and will be able to ride a variety of creatures. Gameplay is based on the idea of surviving on an island. You must find food, water, and shelter while battling against hunger, thirst, freezing, and the island’s dangerous wildlife. The game also features an expansive crafting system to allow players to create a variety of items with different properties.

Graphics

The graphics of the game are relatively realistic and detailed. The game is in the first-person perspective and the graphics are immersive and detailed. The graphics are great. The game has detailed textures and character graphics. The game is very realistic too, as the environment is very detailed and the animals all look great.

Replayability

The game has an "infinite" map meaning there is no specific end point for the player to reach. The player will be able to explore the world and build up a tribe with other survivors to take on a variety of challenges. ARK: Survival Evolved has a ton of replayability. There are many different ways to play the game and tons of different items to craft. There are also many different types of animals and biomes.

Conclusion

ARK: Survival Evolved is a first-person game where you must survive on a hostile island. You must hunt, gather, and build a strong shelter against the weather and dangerous creatures. The game is still in development.

Pros:
  • The game has a relatively large map
  • The game has a variety of challenges
  • The graphics are realistic and detailed
Cons:
  • The game is still in development
  • The game is not yet finished
80%
90%
90%
100%