Society

War. War never changes.

Settings that focus on the state or change of society.

Alternate history

What if stories with alternate outcomes of crucial points in history.

Apocalyptic

The apocalyptic setting involves an apocalypse event that risk ending the world as we know it. The event can be any number of things such as nuclear warfare, climate change, aliens or zombies. The common plot points is to try to prevent the event or deal with the consequences of it.

Post-apocalyptic

This is a setting that takes place a time after the event in a apocalyptic setting.

Games

Last of Us - 2013

RAGE - 2011

Metro 2033 - 2010

Fallout 3 - 2008

Left 4 Dead - 2008

Books

Wool - 2011

The Passage - 2010

The Road - 2006

The Postman - 1985

Movies

The Book of Eli - 2010

I Am Legend - 2007

Waterworld - 1995

Mad Max 2 - 1981

Utopia

This is a setting where the community or society is perfect and the is no crime or poverty.

Games

BioShock Infinite - 2013

BioShock - 2007

Books

Childhood's End - 1953

Movies

Minority Report - 2002

Pleasantville - 1998

Gattaca - 1997

Demolition man - 1993

Dystopia

A dystopia is the opposite of a Utopian settings.

Games

Mirror's Edge - 2008

Half-Life 2 - 2004

Blade Runner - 1997

Syndicate - 1993

Movies

Dredd - 2012

V For Vendetta - 2006

RoboCop - 1987

Blade Runner - 1982