Theme: Zombies

Group Description

A group for games prominently featuring zombies. Although it is unclear where in mythology zombies have originated from, they have been identified to originate from sources as early as Norse mythology to even earlier Sumerian mythology (though distinction between the undead in general is unclear). The zombie definition and its variations are more commonly known to be of African or Haitian voodoo-related origins (i.e. Haitian snake god Zombi). Interpretations of popular culture from classic role-playing games, cult novels, movies, with influences from mentioned mythologies, have later formed a consensus on the characteristics of the zombie. Zombies, based on the aforementioned interpretations may traditionally have one or more of the following traits:
  • Undead beings, usually summoned forth by necromancers or by other means of dark magic.
  • Nocturnal creatures, rarely active during the day-time or where sunlight is present.
  • Usually inhabits graveyards, catacombs or ritually unclean (unholy) sites, feeding on other dead corpses (and living creatures foolish enough to venture near).
  • Usually slow-moving, mindless, suffers various stages of decomposition and a serious lack of personal hygiene.
  • Wears shredded or torn clothing, almost similar to the fashion sense of the 1980s and heavy metal bands :p.
In video gaming, zombies were brought to the spotlight by games such as Resident Evil and House of the Dead. Later interpretations, no longer limit zombies to humanoid creatures or products of dark magics. Apparently, zombies now can run without losing their legs in the process and may be created from laboratory-engineered viruses or other sci-fi elements.

Limitations
  • Although arguably similar one way or the other, mummies, liches, vampires, wraiths, and person(s) inhabiting retirement homes, should be excluded from this game group. Please limit zombies to the common or popular understanding of zombies as aforementioned and tell grandpa he doesn't belong here (yet).
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The Walking Dead: Michonne2016Macintosh, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneTelltale, Inc....
The Walking Dead: Michonne - Episode 1: In Too Deep2016Android, iPad, iPhone, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
Zombie Shotgun Massacre 32015Xbox 360Dualhaze...
The Walking Dead: No Man's Land2015Android, iPad, iPhoneNext Games Oy...
Buried Town2015Android, iPad, iPhoneLocojoy, Ltd....
The Walking Dead: Road to Survival2015Android, iPad, iPhoneScopely, Inc....
Wolfenstein: The Old Blood2015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneBethesda Softworks LLC4.40
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition2015Windows, Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Zombie Army: Trilogy2015PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneRebellion Developments Ltd....
Dying Light2015Linux, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneWarner Bros. Interactive Entertainment Inc.4.48
Killing Floor 22015WindowsTripwire Interactive, LLC...
Organ Trail: Complete Edition2015PlayStation 4, PS VitaThe Men Who Wear Many Hats LLC...
Guns, Gore & Cannoli2015Macintosh, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneCrazy Monkey Studios BVBA...
Escape Dead Island2014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver...
The Co-Op Zombie Game 22014Xbox 360Strange Games Studios...
Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition2014PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Contagion2014WindowsMonochrome, Inc...
Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition2014WindowsCapcom Entertainment, Inc....
Redhead Redemption2014Android, iPad, iPhone9GAG, Inc....
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 3: In Harm's Way2014Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
Vector Madness: Zombies2014Xbox 360Warlock Development Group...
Rock Zombie2014Wii U, Windows, Xbox OneEnjoyUp Games S.L....
The Slaughtering Grounds2014WindowsDigital Homicide Studios...
Project Spark: Zombie Outbreak2014Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
State of Decay: Lifeline2014Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios...
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Selected Covers

Dying Light Linux Front Cover
Front cover for Dying Light
Guns, Gore & Cannoli Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Guns, Gore & Cannoli
Buried Town iPad Front Cover
Front cover for Buried Town

Selected Screenshots

Title screen (Polish version)
Screenshot from Dying Light
Main menu
Screenshot from Guns, Gore & Cannoli
Main menu
Screenshot from Buried Town
Title screen
Screenshot from Redhead Redemption
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