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 Walking Dead: The Final Season2018Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneTelltale, Inc....
Zombie Serial Killer Incident2018WindowsAGM PLAYISM...
Zombies Bullets and Jeans2017AndroidTech Dog Games...
Zombie Brigade: No Brain No Gain2017Wii UCypronia sro...
Bloody Zombies2017Nintendo Switch, PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OnenDreams Ltd...
Boost Beast2017Nintendo SwitchArc System Works Co., Ltd....
Ballistic Overkill: Marksman - Zombie2017Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAquiris Game Studio S.A....
Don't Panic!2017WindowsIndovers Studio...
The Walking Dead2017ArcadeRaw Thrills, Inc....
Codename Cure2017Linux, Macintosh, Windows...
Zombie Gunship Survival2017Android, iPad, iPhoneflaregames GmbH...
Unturned2017Linux, Macintosh, WindowsSmartly Dressed Games...
Yet Another Zombie Defense HD2017Windows, Xbox OneAwesome Games Studio Sp. z o. o....
Zombie Solitaire 2: Chapter 12017Windowsrokapublish GmbH...
Rage Against the Zombies2017Macintosh, WindowsFun4Family...
Hardcore ZBoy2017WindowsNarko Games...
Run!ZombieFood!2017Windows...
Zombie Car Massacre2017Macintosh, WindowsDrunken Apes...
PixelJunk VR: Dead Hungry2017PlayStation 4Q-Games Ltd....
Kill Shot: Virus2017Android, iPad, iPhoneHothead Games, Inc....
Ballistic Overkill: Grenadier - Zombie2017Linux, Macintosh, WindowsAquiris Game Studio S.A....
Deadlight: Director's Cut2016PlayStation 4, Windows, Xbox OneDeep Silver3.46
Plants vs. Zombies: Heroes2016Android, iPad, iPhoneElectronic Arts, Inc....
Zombie Anarchy2016Android, iPad, iPhone, Windows Apps, Windows PhoneGameloft S.E....
Lifeless2016WindowsGreen Man Gaming Publishing...
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Selected Covers

Zombie Anarchy iPad Front Cover
Front cover for Zombie Anarchy
Boost Beast Nintendo Switch Front Cover
Front cover for Boost Beast

Selected Screenshots

Title screen
Screenshot from Zombie Anarchy
Shop buyer in your faction base.
Screenshot from Lifeless
A group of zombies piled on top of one another
Screenshot from Unturned
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