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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
Zombie Smashers X2001WindowsTotally Screwed Software3.20
Resident Evil: Gaiden2001Game Boy ColorCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.04
Biohazard 5th Anniversary special package2001PlayStation 2Capcom Co., Ltd.1.95
Resident Evil: Code: Veronica X2001Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation 2, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.3.86
Lunchtime of the Damned2001Windows3.67
Resident Evil: Survivor2000PlayStation, WindowsCapcom Entertainment, Inc.2.85
Ævil2000Browser2.58
Resident Evil: Code: Veronica2000DreamcastCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.94
LEGO Alpha Team2000Game Boy Color, WindowsLEGO Media International, Inc.3.64
MediEvil II2000PlayStationSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.3.63
Evil Dead: Hail to the King2000Dreamcast, PlayStation, WindowsTHQ Inc.2.48
Blair Witch, Volume III: The Elly Kedward Tale2000WindowsGathering3.26
The Devil Inside2000WindowsTake-Two Interactive Software, Inc.3.58
Martian Gothic: Unification2000PlayStation, WindowsTake-Two Interactive Software, Inc.2.99
Abomination1999WindowsEidos Interactive, Inc.2.99
Ed Hunter1999WindowsEMI Records2.25
The Blood Group1999WindowsAtari, Inc.3.86
Thief: Gold1999WindowsEidos, Inc.4.14
Blood II: The Chosen - The Nightmare Levels1999WindowsGT Interactive Software Corp.3.63
Shadow Man1999Dreamcast, Nintendo 64, PlayStation, WindowsAcclaim Entertainment, Inc.3.59
The Typing of the Dead1999Arcade, Dreamcast, WindowsEmpire Interactive Entertainment3.31
Resident Evil 3: Nemesis1999Dreamcast, GameCube, PlayStation, PlayStation 3, PSP, PS Vita, WindowsCapcom Entertainment, Inc.3.86
Dead of the Brain 1 & 21999TurboGrafx CDNEC Home Electronics, Ltd.3.17
Zombies1999Commodore PET/CBM...
Zombie Revenge1999Arcade, DreamcastSEGA of America, Inc.3.47
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Selected Covers

Resident Evil 3: Nemesis PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
The Blood Group Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Blood Group
The Devil Inside Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Devil Inside
Resident Evil: Survivor PlayStation Front Cover
Front cover for Resident Evil: Survivor
Ed Hunter Windows Front Cover Album Cover
Front cover for Ed Hunter

Selected Screenshots

Warning
Screenshot from Resident Evil 3: Nemesis
Dave the main character
Screenshot from The Devil Inside
Game disclaimer.
Screenshot from Resident Evil: Survivor
Startup loading screen
Screenshot from Ed Hunter