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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 Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherMobyScore
The Last Guy2008PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment Incorporated2.67
Teenage Zombies: "Invasion of the Alien Brain Thingys"2008Nintendo DSIgnition Entertainment Ltd. USA...
Left 4K Dead2008Browser3.33
Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers2008WiiD3Publisher of America, Inc.3.12
The Typing of the Dead 22008WindowsSEGA Corporation4.18
The Last Stand 22008BrowserArmor Games Inc.3.83
The House of the Dead 2 & 3 Return2008WiiSEGA of America, Inc.3.73
Cry of the Infected2008WindowsCyborg Arm Games...
Nombz: Night of a Million Billion Zombies2008WindowsPowerUp Studios Inc....
Sam & Max Episode 203: Night of the Raving Dead2008iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsGameTap LLC3.85
The Last Stand2007BrowserArmor Games Inc.3.76
Bloody Zombies2007WindowsKloonigames3.08
Zombie Smashers X3: Ninjastarmageddon!2007WindowsSka Studios, LLC4.17
Zombie Shooter2007Windows1C Company3.38
Resident Evil: The Essentials2007PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.75
Resident Evil: The Umbrella Chronicles2007PlayStation 3, WiiCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.72
Touch the Dead2007Nintendo DSSecret Stash Games3.05
Monster Madness: Battle for Suburbia2007Windows, Xbox 360SouthPeak Interactive, LLC2.86
Zenek Zombie2007WindowsKalafior Games3.80
Hall of Game: 4Games - Volume 102007WindowsFrogster Interactive Pictures AG...
Boxhead: More Rooms2007BrowserCrazyMonkeyGames.com3.20
Dementium: The Ward2007Nintendo DSGamecock Media Group3.75
Dead Rising2006Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.82
Ultimate Ghosts'N Goblins2006PSPCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.91
Boxhead: A Halloween Special2006BrowserCrazyMonkeyGames.com2.48
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Selected Covers

The Last Stand 2 Browser Front Cover
Front cover for The Last Stand 2
The Last Guy PlayStation 3 Front Cover
Front cover for The Last Guy
Boxhead: More Rooms Browser Front Cover
Front cover for Boxhead: More Rooms

Selected Screenshots

Loading screen
Screenshot from The Last Stand 2
Title screen
Screenshot from Bloody Zombies
Main menu
Screenshot from Boxhead: More Rooms