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 Titlesorted in descending orderYearPlatformPublisherUser Score
The Slaughtering Grounds2014WindowsDigital Homicide Studios L.L.C....
Dead Island: Epidemic2014WindowsDeep Silver...
Yet Another Zombie Defense2014WindowsAwesome Games Studio Sp. z o. o....
Zombie Purge2014Xbox 360Ingeniousfun...
Zombie Kill of the Week: Reborn2014Android, WindowsMerge Games Ltd....
Zombie Hunter IV: Urban Annihilation2014Xbox 360Ghere Game Studios...
Pixel Puzzles: UndeadZ2014WindowsKISS ltd...
Project Spark: Zombie Outbreak2014Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
State of Decay: Lifeline2014Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios...
Redhead Redemption2014Android, iPad, iPhone9GAG, Inc....
Contagion2014WindowsMonochrome, Inc...
Escape Dead Island2014PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver...
Dead Rising 3: Apocalypse Edition2014WindowsCapcom U.S.A., Inc....
The Walking Dead Pinball2014Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneZen Studios Ltd....
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 5: No Going Back2014iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
Zombie Driver HD: Complete Edition2014PlayStation 3, WindowsEXOR Studios...
Dead Island: Riptide - Complete Edition2014WindowsDeep Silver...
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare2014PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox 360, Xbox OneElectronic Arts, Inc.4.41
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 4: Amid the Ruins2014Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
Zombie Driver: Ultimate Edition2014Xbox OneEXOR Studios...
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 3: In Harm's Way2014Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
Dead Nation: Apocalypse Edition2014PlayStation 4Sony Computer Entertainment America LLC...
Zombie Parking Lot2013Xbox 360Snargosoft Developments...
Painkiller: Hell & Damnation - Operation Zombie Bunker2013WindowsNordic Games GmbH...
Zombie Outback2013Xbox 360Evolving Software...
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Selected Covers

The Slaughtering Grounds Windows Front Cover
Front cover for The Slaughtering Grounds
State of Decay: Lifeline Windows Front Cover
Front cover for State of Decay: Lifeline

Selected Screenshots

First character
Screenshot from The Slaughtering Grounds
Starting the game as Major Alicia Hawkes
Screenshot from State of Decay: Lifeline
Main table screen
Screenshot from The Walking Dead Pinball
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