Resident Evil 4: Mobile Edition (AND)
Adventure 24 April 2013
The fourth major installment of the cult series of survival horrors created by Capcom. In the game the player assumes the role of ex-cop Leon S. Kennedy, a character well known from the second entry in the franchise. As a special agent responsible for protecting the presidential family, he goes to Europe in order to find the missing daughter of the US president. The trail leads to a small village in Spain. The village is controlled by a mysterious sect and the citizens are infected with a virus which causes mutations. During the game one will face hordes of zombies as well as more demanding bosses, such as giant monsters or the powerful leader of the sect, Osmund Saddler. Resident Evil 4 retains the dark feel of the previous installments and the game contains puzzles, but gameplay mechanics were greatly changed and the new engine allowed the developers to create faster and more dynamic action sequences. The game also contains many quick-time events.
Dead Rivals (AND)
An MMO action game set in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by the titular living dead. The developers - the French Gameloft - give at player's disposal vast maps he or she can traverse as a character featuring one of three specializations. The game is fueled by the missions assigned by NPCs, which revolve mainly around eliminating hordes of zombies. In order to defeat the opponents, the player can use diversified firearms (the arsenal can be expanded by new guns one can create using the elaborate crafting system); during combat, the player can also use the special abilities which are unlocked as he progresses through the game. Moreover, Dead Rivals offers the option to develop one's own hideout and gather an army of dead men to assault the stronghold controlled by another player. There is nothing standing in one's way to establish guilds and complete common objectives together with other players - the game offers numerous modes designed for cooperative and competitive (PvP) experiences. Dead Rivals features style resembling some of the Pixar's animation productions.
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - Season One (AND)
Adventure 09 April 2014
An episodic adventure game from Telltale Games, based on the comic book series by Robert Kirkman. The main theme of The Walking Dead: Season One revolves around a dramatic struggle for survival in a world infested by zombies. The player assumes the role of Lee Everett, one of the few survivors. The gameplay emphasizes exploration, dialogues, collecting items, and puzzle solving. The most significant feature are in-game moral choices the protagonist has to make, and whose consequences are often made visible only after some time. The developers created a highly interactive environment to give the players a good degree of freedom in puzzle solving. The Walking Dead: Season One catches the eye with its comic-like style, achieved with cel shading.
The Walking Dead: Road to Survival (AND)
RPG 27 August 2015
A mobile role-playing action game based on the popular comic book series by Robert Kirkman, utilizing the free-to-play model with microtransactions. The Walking Dead: Road to survival allows you to lead a group of survivors, (which the fans of this universe should be familiar with) who find shelter in the town of Woodbury. It turns out that the leader of this almost idyllic place is the psychopathic Governor, whom you need to fight. The Walking Dead: Road to Survival focuses on the plot and often forces you to make difficult moral decisions, which can heavily influence the story. You also have to manage the survivors. You need to take care of their further survival, develop their abilities, and choose their equipment. During the missions taking place outside the town, the survivors fight zombies in turn-based combat. Apart from that, you have to gather resources and expand your base. You also can attack the towns of other players in a simple multiplayer mode.
Plants vs. Zombies 2: It's About Time (AND)
Strategy 24 October 2013
A full-scale continuation of crazy tower defense/strategy game, which successfully merged the popularity of this causal genre with the never-ending interest in zombies. It has been prepared by the creators of the original title, an experienced developer of budget productions, PopCap Games studio. The main theme of the series is an invasion of the undead, who are craving for human brains and have formed a powerful army to achieve this objective. But once again, smart plants (and their owner) stand in their way, armed with the strangest of weapons that can foil zombies’ plans. The gameplay comes down to securing subsequent patches of our lawn in a way that will prevent brain-eating monsters from reaching their target. The sequel offers even greater variety of fields and plants, not to mention black humor, typical feat of the series.
The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series - A New Frontier (AND)
Adventure 23 December 2016
The third full-fledged season of the popular series of episodic adventure games developed by Telltale Games based on the cult comics and TV series, The Walking Dead. The mechanics of the game are similar as in previous installments of the series and they concentrate on exploration and conversations with non-playable characters. In difference to classic adventure games, The Walking Dead: Season Three lacks typical puzzles and the focus is on making various moral choices which are the main factor that shapes the story of the game. A new feature in the game is a special system that allows moving saved games between various platforms. It is possible to import saves from Season Two and continue the plots started there with all consequences of the choices previously made.
Plants vs Zombies (AND)
Strategy 31 May 2011
A game belonging to the popular tower defense genre. It's theme, however, is rather unusual, for the players' task is to protect their household against the attacking hordes of zombies. The game was developed by PopCap Games - a company popular for successful arcade-logic games, such as Peggle Deluxe or Bejeweled. In Plants vs Zombies, the levels are made of paths along which the zombies are coming. The player's task is to secure each of those paths. Interestingly, the player's fortification comprises of various plants and flowers growing outside of their house. Each kind of plant has a unique ability. These include things like production the in-game currency, attacking, slowing down the enemies, or exploding in front of them. Zombies are equally diversified - there are many types of attackers, differing in appearance, equipment, and armor. All the subtleties of gameplay are gradually revealed and explained to the players. The game stands out with its atmosphere of comedy, deprived of serious undertones and tension. This was achieved mainly by colorful visuals and a cheerful soundtrack.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare (AND)
A spin-off of to the popular tower defense game series, depicting rivalry between the eponymous plants and hordes of zombies. Developed by the creators of the franchise, PopCap Games studio, the production is recommended for those who love humorous, fast-paced gameplay combining elements of strategy with third-person action. We control a selected plant and try to protect our defensive structures against incoming hordes of enemies. The game focuses on cooperation and teamwork, and the proper usage of each plant’s properties, like healing or floating above the ground, are the key to success. Compared to main Plants vs. Zombies games, Garden Warfare offers high-quality visuals running on Frostbite engine, the technology used e.g. in the Battlefield series.
Death Road to Canada (AND)
Adventure 26 October 2017
An retro-stylized action adventure game with survival elements, developed by the Rocket Games studio. In Death Road to Canada the player's task is to travel the eponymous route from Florida to the city of Ontario in Canada and to survive the hordes of zombies attacking us along the way. In the game we control a team of up to five characters (human or animal), each of which has its own unique virtues and vices. Therefore, apart from having to search for other survivors, constantly gather supplies, and eliminate subsequent hosts of living dead, an extremely important element of the game is ensuring that our group members won't quarrel with each other. Gameplay is undoubtedly more attractive due to the fact that almost all of its elements are randomly generated, so each time we start the game a different story awaits us. The game features old-fashioned pixel graphics, reminiscent of the classic arcade hits.
Dragon Hills 2 (AND)
Arcade 11 October 2017
The game is a continuation to a 2D arcade title; the player assumes control of a powerful dragon. The beast slides down hillsides and hollows underground tunnels from which it blasts out with impetus, destroying everything in its path - both enemies and environmental objects, such as parts of buildings.
The Walking Dead: March to War (AND)
Strategy 31 August 2017
The Walking Dead: March to War is a free-to-play mobile multiplayer strategy game based on The Walking Dead franchise. It was developed by Disruptor Beam, a studio known for games like Game of Thrones Ascent or Star Trek Timelines. March to War features optional microtransactions. The game takes place near Washington, D.C. some time after the zombie epidemic began. We lead a group of survivors and try to keep them alive in the new, post-apocalyptic reality. In order to do so, we will have to expand and upgrade our base, manage our resources, and complete missions. We will also have to find and recruit other survivors. Each of them has their own story, personality, and abilities which we can level up. All deaths are permanent, so losing a high level survivor can be painful. The so-called Council system plays a crucial role in the game. The Council is made of characters we know from the comic books. Each of them is a skilled survivor, making them great leaders of mission squads. It is almost impossible to achieve victory by playing by ourselves. The Walking Dead: March to War forces to create alliances with other players in order to defeat common enemies.
Call of Duty: Black Ops Zombies (AND)
Action 07 September 2012
A spin-off of the Call of Duty franchise for mobile devices, developed by Ideaworks Game Studio, the creators of Call of Duty: World at War Zombies. Just like in that production, the gameplay of Call of Duty: Black of Zombies is focused on defense against the oncoming hordes of the living dead. The game features the characters and maps from one of the main installments in the series, Call of Duty: Black Ops. You can play as one of several soldiers, including Tank Dempsey, Nikolai Belinski, Takeo Masaki and Edward Richtofen, as well as the characters from the secret Dead Ops Arcade mode. The soldiers fight with a wide array of firearms, such as the ray gun, the Monkey Bomb and the SPAS-12 shotgun. One online match can involve up to four players, who take on the roles of their chosen soldiers and team up to defeat the hostile zombies. Call of Duty: Black Ops features a voice chat option to make the communication between the players easier, and a system of microtransactions, which allows the players to purchase equipment and quick revive packs.
The Walking Dead: No Man's Land (AND)
Strategy 29 October 2015
A turn-based strategy game for mobile devices, based on the popular TV series by AMC Network. The Walking Dead: No Man's Land takes us to a post-apocalyptic world overrun by the living dead, while the production’s plot is strictly connected to the TV series. Gameplay-wise, it is a classic turn-based strategy game. While playing, we command a small group of humans who fight hordes of hungry zombies. Given that we are outnumbered, the key to success lies in crowd control and avoiding confrontation with overly numerous groups. Between missions, we develop and manage our base. It is necessary to construct buildings, gather resources, issue commands to other survivors, and manage what little resources we have. The Walking Dead: No Man's Land doesn’t go easy on the player — every death is permanent and human losses are inevitable. This fact often forces us to make hard moral choices about who lives and who dies.
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series - Season Two (AND)
Adventure 26 June 2014
A sequel to the repeatedly awarded adventure game The Walking Dead: Season One by American studio Telltale Games. The plot of The Walking Dead: Season Two is a continuation of the story from the first installment. This time you play as the 11-years-old Clementine, who, like the other characters, is trying to survive in the world infested by a zombie epidemic. The game mechanics remain the same, focusing on exploration, talking to NPCs, searching for items, and solving puzzles. The decisions you make affect the story even much later in the game. Like the first installment from 2012, The Walking Dead: Season Two was released as a series of episodes.
Dead Effect 2 (AND)
Action 29 October 2015
A continuation of the futuristic FPS horror developed by BadFly Interactive. The plot of Dead Effect 2 follows the events from the first installment – again you find yourself in the distant future on the deck of space ship ESS Meridian, the crew of which turned into bloodthirsty zombies. This time the player faces a much greater evil, that hides inside the vessel and threatens every survivor’s life and sanity. Compared to the first part of the game, mechanics of Dead Effect 2 are basically the same and again concentrate on ship exploration and fighting monsters. From time to time you come across logic puzzles and boss battles. Of course, the game introduces new locations, enemies, and additional types of customizable weapons. Moreover, each of the three playable characters can be developed with a variety cybernetic implants.
Goat Simulator: GoatZ (AND)
Arcade 06 May 2015
The second large expansion to Goat Simulator – the crazy action game with a goat protagonist which parodies the wave of various virtual simulators. This time the developers from Coffee Stain Studios decided to ridicule sandbox survival zombie apocalypse games. The title of the DLC references to MMO game DayZ which for a long time remained in Steam Early Access. Goat Simulator: GoatZ is a purchasable expansion which requires the core version of the game to work. The title offers a large open world filled with various attractions and easter eggs. The goat protagonist must face aggressive zombies in which various weapons created with a simple crafting system helps him. The player must take care of the needs of the character – especially hunger which must be appeased every five minutes in order to remain alive. Goat Simulator: GoatZ is filled with bugs left there on purpose in order to parody cases of Early Access games.