The game with the most similarities to "Surviving High School" is its sister game, "Cause of Death," also made by EA Mobile but intended for an older audience than "Surviving High School." Other games that share similarities include "High School Story," "Crazy Night Out" and "Party in My Dorm."
"Cause of Death," like "Surviving High School," is a visual novel game designed for play on mobile phones. Both games are nearly identical in their gameplay, and both are divided into volumes that are themselves divided into chapters. Both games began with a downloadable base game, with further episodes released on a weekly basis.