Don't Starve: Pocket Edition
$5, iOS or Android
Don't Starve isn't really a Zelda-like game... so why is it on this list? Because Breath of the Wild actually feels a bit like Don't Starve in approach, as it puts a larger focus on survival in an open world, as well as locating and stockpiling resources to help in that quest.
It's surely the best-known game on this list, having moved millions of copies across PC, consoles, and mobile, and amassing a big fanbase for its ultra-tough, DIY approach and Tim Burton-esque aesthetic. Again, it doesn't play quite like the classic Zelda, but Nintendo's new entry deviates a bit and incorporates elements from top survival games, so this seems like a great reference point if you're biding your time 'til you can play Breath of the Wild.
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