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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
Hellforces2004WindowsGMX Media2.37
Resident Evil: Outbreak2004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.01
Pure Evil 2-pack2004GameCubeCapcom Entertainment, Inc.4.22
Zombie Zone2004PlayStation 2505 GameStreet3.00
Survival Crisis Z2004WindowsTotally Screwed Software4.07
Zombiepox2004Macintosh, WindowsFree Lunch Design AB3.27
Zombies and Pterodactyls 20052004WindowsTotally Screwed Software3.17
Resident Evil: Outbreak: File #22004PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.92
De-Animator2004Browser3.22
Curse: The Eye of Isis2003PlayStation 2, Windows, XboxDreamCatcher Interactive Inc.3.27
Evil Dead (Special Movie Edition)2003PlayStation 2THQ Inc....
Zombie Apocalypse2003Atari STStax2.20
Gorky Zero: Beyond Honor2003WindowsAuran Games Pty Ltd.2.82
Evil Dead: A Fistful of Boomstick2003PlayStation 2, XboxTHQ Inc.3.13
Resident Evil: Dead Aim2003PlayStation 2Capcom Entertainment, Inc.2.63
Siren2003PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3Sony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.03
Shadow Man: 2econd Coming2002PlayStation 2Acclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.97
Resident Evil Zero2002GameCube, WiiCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.91
Twin Caliber2002PlayStation 2Rage Games Ltd.3.67
The House of the Dead III2002Arcade, PlayStation 3, Windows, XboxSEGA of America, Inc.3.42
AfterShocked!2002WindowsMadGames3.50
Hunter: The Reckoning2002GameCube, XboxInterplay Entertainment Corp.3.32
Resident Evil2002GameCube, WiiCapcom Co., Ltd.4.16
The Pinball of the Dead2002Game Boy AdvanceSEGA of America, Inc.3.62
Resident Evil: Survivor 2 - Code: Veronica2001PlayStation 2Capcom Co., Ltd.3.62
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Selected Covers

Twin Caliber PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Twin Caliber
Resident Evil: Dead Aim PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil: Dead Aim
Resident Evil: Outbreak PlayStation 2 Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil: Outbreak
Zombiepox Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Zombiepox

Selected Screenshots

Our hero stands in the middle of the city
Screenshot from AfterShocked!
Main Title/Main Menu
Screenshot from Resident Evil: Outbreak
Title screen and main menu.
Screenshot from Zombiepox