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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 (e.g. 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 sun-light 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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Game TitleYearPlatformPublishersorted in ascending orderMobyScore
Zombieville1997DOS, WindowsDice Multi Media Europe B.V.0.46
Daemon Vector2004Windows, XboxBrigades0.57
Attack of the Mutant Zombies2010Windows0.83
Shriek of the Living Dead2006WindowsAttic Games0.83
Onechanbara: Bikini Samurai Squad2006Xbox 360D3Publisher of America, Inc.1.78
Isle of the Dead1993DOSMerit Software1.82
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Nuketown Zombies Map2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.00
Zombie Baseball2008BrowserArmor Games Inc.2.00
The Evil Dead1984Commodore 64Palace Software, Ltd.2.00
NecroVisioN: Lost Company2009Windows1C Company2.00
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies MP Personalization Pack2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.2.00
Bloodline2005WindowsCenega Publishing, s.r.o.2.10
Zombie Apocalypse2003Atari STStax2.20
Ed Hunter1999WindowsEMI Records2.25
Left 4 Dead: Survival Pack2009Windows, Xbox 360Valve Corporation2.25
Zombie Virus2005PlayStation 2D3Publisher Inc.2.28
Clutch2009PlayStation 3, WindowsTargem Games2.29
Flesh Feast1997WindowsSegaSoft, Inc.2.30
Friday the 13th1989NESLJN Toys, Ltd.2.35
Evil Dead: Hail to the King2000Dreamcast, PlayStation, WindowsTHQ Inc.2.48
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
American McGee presents Bad Day LA2006WindowsAspyr Media, Inc.2.39
Boxhead: A Halloween Special2006BrowserCrazyMonkeyGames.com2.48
All Zombies Must Die!2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Kuju Entertainment Ltd.2.50
Zombie Nation1990NESMeldac of America Inc.2.50
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Selected Covers

All Zombies Must Die! Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for All Zombies Must Die!
Zombie Nation NES Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Nation
Clutch Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Clutch
Zombie Baseball Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Baseball
Flesh Feast Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Flesh Feast

Selected Screenshots

Title Screen
Screenshot from All Zombies Must Die!
Copyright
Screenshot from Zombie Nation
Title Screen
Screenshot from Clutch
Title screen
Screenshot from The Evil Dead