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 (i.e. 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 sunlight 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). Also, games based on the monster in Mary Shelley's Frankenstein are excluded in that that character was no longer dead when he was walking but had been returned to life. Also, he has his own game group.
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Game TitleYearPlatformsorted in ascending orderPublisherUser Score
Daemon Vector2004Windows, XboxBrigades...
I Am Vegend: Zombiegeddon2014Macintosh, WindowsLibredia...
Zombie Gunship2011Android, iPad, iPhoneLimbic Software, Inc...
Friday the 13th1989NESLJN Toys, Ltd.2.48
Buried Town2015Android, iPad, iPhoneLocojoy, Ltd....
Zombie Square 22013Xbox 360Look at It Games...
Zombies Ate My Neighbors1993Genesis, SNES, WiiKonami, Inc.3.81
Dead Trigger2012Android, iPad, iPhoneMADFINGER Games, a.s....
AfterShocked!2002WindowsMadGames...
Infected2005PSPMajesco Entertainment Company3.93
Zombro2012Android, iPad, iPhoneMaking Fun, Inc....
Zombies Ruined My Day2011Windows, Xbox 360mancebo games...
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army2013WindowsMastertronic Group Ltd....
Sniper Elite: Nazi Zombie Army 22013WindowsMastertronic Group Ltd....
Zombies Hate Aliens!2011Windows Phone, Xbox 360Media Acrobats LLC...
Zombie Nation1990NESMeldac of America Inc.2.55
Alive 4-ever Returns2010iPhoneMeridian Digital Entertainment Limited...
Isle of the Dead1993DOSMerit Software1.98
Zombie Slayer2013Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneMother Gaia Studio...
Granny Whack-A-Zombie2013AndroidMgaia Studio...
Zombie Wars1996Windows, Windows 3.xMicroforum International3.78
State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition2015Windows, Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Rise of the Tomb Raider: 20 Year Celebration Pack2016Windows, Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Deadlight2012Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios3.64
State of Decay: Lifeline2014Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios...
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Selected Covers

Daemon Vector Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Daemon Vector
Zombie Gunship Android Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Gunship
Deadlight Windows Front Cover
Front cover for Deadlight

Selected Screenshots

Main menu
Screenshot from Zombie Gunship
Start screen
Screenshot from Deadlight
Main menu
Screenshot from Buried Town
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