User review spotlight: Carmageddon (DOS). Released in 1997.

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.

  • 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
Resident Evil 4 (Premium Edition)2005PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.33
Bloodline2005WindowsCenega Publishing, s.r.o.2.10
MediEvil: Resurrection2005PSPSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.83
Zombie Virus2005PlayStation 2D3Publisher Inc.2.28
Zombie Smashers X2: Punx and Skins2005WindowsTotally Screwed Software3.80
Resident Evil 4 (Limited Edition)2005PlayStation 2CE Europe Ltd.4.00
Zombie Hunters2005PlayStation 2D3Publisher Inc.2.88
Cold Fear2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.27
Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse2005Macintosh, Windows, Xbox, Xbox 360Aspyr Media, Inc.3.83
Zombietron 1 - Cemetery Guy2005WindowsKryptKoderz...
Urban Dead2005Browser3.67
Resident Evil 42005GameCubeCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.14
Resident Evil 42005PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.86
Country Justice: Revenge of the Rednecks2005WindowsValuSoft, Inc.3.29
Resident Evil 4 (Gamestop Special Edition)2005GameCubeCapcom Entertainment, Inc.5.00
Land of the Dead: Road to Fiddler's Green2005Windows, XboxGroove Games2.99
Zombies and Pterodactyls 20052004WindowsTotally Screwed Software3.17
Resident Evil: Outbreak: File #22004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.91
Zombie Zone2004PlayStation 2505 GameStreet3.00
Zombiepox2004Macintosh, WindowsFree Lunch Design AB3.27
Resident Evil: Outbreak2004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.98
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
Daemon Vector2004Windows, XboxBrigades0.57
Survival Crisis Z2004WindowsTotally Screwed Software4.07
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Selected Covers

Hellforces Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Hellforces
Zombiepox Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Zombiepox
Zombie Virus PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Virus

Selected Screenshots

Interrogation (introduction)
Screenshot from Hellforces
Title screen and main menu.
Screenshot from Zombiepox
Title screen (Russian version)
Screenshot from Bloodline