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
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time2013Android, iPad, iPhoneElectronic Arts, Inc.3.33
Zombie Monkeys Out of the Trees2013Xbox 360MischiefMonkey...
State of Decay2013Windows, Xbox 360Microsoft Studios...
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Nuketown Zombies Map2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc.0.56
Call of Duty: Black Ops II - Zombies MP Personalization Pack2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
Project Zomboid2013Linux, Macintosh, WindowsIndie Stone, The...
Zombie Square 22013Xbox 360Look at It Games...
Zombie Splatter2013Xbox 360...
Dead Island: Riptide2013PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Deep Silver4.64
The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct2013PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360Activision Publishing, Inc....
The Walking Dead: Season Two2013Macintosh, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Windows, Xbox OneSony Computer Entertainment America, Inc.4.02
The Walking Dead: 400 Days2013Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, PlayStation 3, Windows, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc.3.91
The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season Plus 400 Days2013PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, PS Vita, Xbox 360, Xbox OneTelltale, Inc.4.14
Dead Rising 32013Xbox OneMicrosoft Studios...
Zombie Racer2013Xbox 360Ridge Games...
Zafehouse: Diaries2013WindowsScrewfly Studios Pty. Ltd....
Zombilla2013Windows...
Zombie Parking Lot2013Xbox 360Snargosoft Developments...
ZDQ II: Ghost Dogs2013Xbox 360Edelica Digital Bros...
Zombie Outback2013Xbox 360Evolving Software...
Dead Effect2013Android, iPad, iPhone, Macintosh, WindowsBadFly Interactive, a.s....
Burn(t)2013Android, Browser, iPad, iPhoneChoice of Games LLC...
The Walking Dead: Season Two2013Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
How to Survive2013PlayStation 3, Wii U, Windows, Xbox 360505 Games S.R.L....
The Walking Dead: Season Two - Episode 2: A House Divided2013Android, iPad, iPhone, PlayStation 3, PS Vita, Xbox 360Telltale, Inc....
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Selected Covers

Zombie Outback Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Outback
State of Decay Xbox 360 Front Cover
Front cover for State of Decay
Dead Effect Macintosh Front Cover
Front cover for Dead Effect

Selected Screenshots

Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Zombie Outback
Title screen / main menu
Screenshot from Dead Effect
Main menu (Trial version)
Screenshot from Zombie Racer
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