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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
Dead Nation: Road of Devastation2011PlayStation 3, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc....
Judge Dredd vs Zombies2011Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows PhoneRebellion Developments Ltd....
Chance of the Dead2011Windows...
Dead Island2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.67
Organ Trail2011BrowserThe Men Who Wear Many Hats LLC3.50
Dead Pixels2011Windows, Xbox 360CSR-Studios3.71
My Pet Zombie2011iPad, iPhoneRiptide Games, Inc....
Dead Island (Special Edition)2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver, Inc.3.50
Dead Block2011PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Digital Reality Publishing Kft....
Zombie Runaway2011Android, iPad, iPhoneCom2uS Inc.3.20
Dead Meets Lead2011WindowsKeldyn Interactive...
Atom Zombie Smasher2011Linux, Macintosh, WindowsBlendo Games3.60
Zombie Cats2011BrowserFast Games...
Magicka: Marshlands2011WindowsParadox Interactive AB...
Rogue Survivor2010Windows4.17
Zombie Panic in Wonderland2010WiiAkaoni Studio3.25
Alive 4-ever Returns2010iPhoneMeridian Digital Entertainment Limited...
Dead Nation2010PlayStation 3, PS VitaSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.2.86
The Zombie Shotgun Massacre 22010Xbox 360Dualhaze...
Zombie Highway2010Android, iPad, iPhoneAuxbrain, Inc.4.00
The Zombie Shotgun Massacre2010Xbox 360Dualhaze...
The Tempura of the Dead2010Xbox 3608bits fanatics...
Resident Evil 5: Gold Edition2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Capcom Entertainment, Inc.4.69
Rock of the Dead2010PlayStation 3, Xbox 360Conspiracy Entertainment Corp....
Road of the Dead2010BrowserNewgrounds, Inc.4.35
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Selected Covers

Dead Block Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Block
The Tempura of the Dead Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for The Tempura of the Dead
Zombie Highway iPad Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Highway
Dead Pixels Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Pixels

Selected Screenshots

Loading screen
Screenshot from Zombie Highway
Launcher with configuration options
Screenshot from Dead Pixels
The new mission in the Challenges screen
Screenshot from Magicka: Marshlands
Loading screen
Screenshot from Zombie Runaway
Title screen
Screenshot from Dead Island