8 Games Like Plague Inc

Games Like Plague Inc
This deadly collection of games like Plague Inc. features other games with an emphasis on simulating the spread of disease across the globe.

Plague Inc. is a mobile title (Windows Phone, iOS and Android) that sees players creating their own devastating plague to take over and infect the entire population. Giving players control over the elements of their ever evolving pathogen and combining it with simulation on a global scale Plague Inc. creates a unique gameplay mix.

Starting with your patient zero the direction that your pathogen takes is in the hands of the player as they select from a range of transmissions, symptoms and abilities to enhance infection, counter attempts to create a cure and become deadly to those infected. Balancing these strategy elements with your current infected locations and plague type is the key to taking over every corner of the globe.

The games like Plague Inc. below are similar strategy titles that have an emphasis on disease creation or control and the downfall of the human race. In these titles you’ll carefully choose infection or cure options as you seek to save or end the world or play a role in other world ending scenarios. Platforms include mobile (iOS and Android) along with PC and browser variants and thus is also appropriate for those seeking games like Plague Inc: Evolved, the popular game sequel.

Games Like Plague Inc

defcon

DEFCON

DEFCON is a RTS title that looks into a potentially dark future with the world at large scale nuclear war. Drawing heavily from the Cold War era the game is just as much about psychological warfare than the missiles that fly around the globe. Playing as a General in the safety of your undergrou... Read More »

User Score
8.5
(2 votes)
infection-bio-war

Infection Bio War

Taking the popular formula and style of Pandemic 2, Infection Bio War has you taking over the planet with your own unique disease one country at a time. Available for free to play on your iOS and Android devices you’ll be able to cause havoc wherever you are. Each game in Infection Bio Wa... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
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Infect Them All 2 : Zombies

Infect Them All 2 : Zombies is a campaign orientated game that sees you attempting to infect all the humans on each map. Available on iOS only the base game is available for free with a paid version with additional zombie champions for you to control. Building heavily on the original and borrow... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)
pandemic-the-board-game

Pandemic: The Board Game

Turning the tables on the typical disease outbreak game, Pandemic: The Board Game brings the actual board game to mobile and sees you playing the role of disease fighting team. Just like the board game you’ll be keeping a total of 4 diseases at bay across the world while also seeking out ... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(2 votes)
infectonator

Infectonator

Infectonator (or Infectonator 2 based on web versions) is a game that sees you taking control of zombie hordes with the objective of taking over the world one location at a time. Available for free on Android and browser with a freemium model for additional content and a paid iOS app Infectonat... Read More »

User Score
9.0
(1 votes)
pandemic-2

Pandemic 2

Starting in 2008 Pandemic 2 explores the very real possibility of a disease outbreak crippling the world economy. In addition to this free browser based experience an enhanced version, appropriately titled Pandemic 2.5 was released as a paid iOS app 4 years later. Human confidence is at an all ... Read More »

User Score
6.0
(1 votes)
first-strike

First Strike

First Strike takes strategy to the nuclear level with a mobile title that has you researching deadly weapons and launching them against countries. Available for iOS and Android will you be the “winner” in this world ending scenario? While just a game First Strike has some strong mes... Read More »

User Score
7.0
(1 votes)
bio-inc

Bio Inc.

Taking the mobile strategy genre down to the human body level is Bio Inc. a unique title that is all about designing the perfect disease to destroy one element of the body at a time. Despite this quite morbid synopsis the strategy is there and combines with a well-designed UI to make for a chal... Read More »

User Score
8.0
(1 votes)