If you haven't realised just how big a deal the survival and exploration genre is right now, take a look at the top of the Steam charts. DayZ managed to fend off its competition throughout the Christmas sale: staying in the top spot throughout the event, all while avoiding the discount infection. It sold
875,000 copies in three weeks
, and has now found a survival buddy in the shape of
. The alpha survival game from
and Facepunch Studios is securely in second place on the Steam chart, and has itself
sold 150,000 copies in the first two weeks
So what's the appeal of the game? To find out, Rust player and YouTube videographer
started interviewing other players inside of the game. Their responses weave a tale of rocks, headshots and hilarity.