Survivor Squad uses the traditional elements of a survival horror and quite a different strategy elements to the mix perspective. The player begins in a hospital where he wakes up to a post-apocalyptic world. Without any knowledge of what goes on or the reasons for the destruction of the world he will go in search of other survivors. The first finding inform him that the dead rose and haunt the cities. We also know that there is a possibility for a cure and thus have an objective.