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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.

  • 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
Cold Fear2005PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxUbisoft, Inc.3.27
Zombie Virus2005PlayStation 2D3Publisher Inc.2.28
Resident Evil 42005PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Wii, Windows, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.87
Resident Evil: Outbreak2004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.01
Zombie Zone2004PlayStation 2505 GameStreet3.00
Zombiepox2004Macintosh, WindowsFree Lunch Design AB3.27
Daemon Vector2004Windows, XboxBrigades0.57
Survival Crisis Z2004WindowsTotally Screwed Software4.07
Pure Evil 2-pack2004GameCubeCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.26
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
Resident Evil: Outbreak: File #22004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.92
Zombies and Pterodactyls 20052004WindowsTotally Screwed Software3.17
Evil Dead (Special Movie Edition)2003PlayStation 2THQ Inc....
Dead Man's Political Party2003Windowsagagames.com2.60
Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor2003WindowsAuran Games Pty Ltd.2.82
Siren2003PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.03
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick2003PlayStation 2, XboxTHQ Inc.3.13
Curse: The Eye of Isis2003PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.27
Zombie Apocalypse2003Atari STStax2.20
Resident Evil: Dead Aim2003PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.63
The Pinball of the Dead2002Game Boy AdvanceSEGA of America, Inc.3.62
Hunter: The Reckoning2002GameCube, XboxInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.32
Twin Caliber2002PlayStation 2Rage Games Ltd.3.67
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Selected Covers

Hunter: The Reckoning Xbox Front Cover
Front cover for Hunter: The Reckoning
Zombie Virus PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Virus
Siren PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Siren
Resident Evil 4 PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil 4

Selected Screenshots

Our hero stands in the middle of the city
Screenshot from AfterShocked!
Title Screen
Screenshot from Hunter: The Reckoning
Main Title / Main Menu
Screenshot from Siren