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  • Blog Post: Super Replay – Resident Evil Episode 9

    Update: Our alternating Super Replay of the original Resident Evil and the 2002 GameCube remake continues. This time with a new exciting chapter in the lab beneath the Spencer Mansion. Original Story : Today marks the 16th anniversary of the infamous Spencer Mansion incident. On July 24, 1998, members... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Dead Rising 3

    Capcom Vancouver's Dead Rising 3 is one of the most exciting titles leading the next-gen charge. This Xbox One title features a huge city packed with an obscene amount of zombies ready for slaying. We take you on a tour of the improved weapon crafting, new vehicle combos, and general gory good time... More
  • Blog Post: Don't Be Such A Zombie, Play These Undead-Themed Mobile Games Instead!

    If you’re not out collecting candy tonight, than you're probably waiting for some trick-or-treaters to knock on your door. But there’s no need to sit there all night like a zombie, texting your friends about how bored you are, or how you’ve just seen a tiny Iron Man for the umpteenth... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – The Typing Of The Dead: Overkill

    The House of the Dead: Overkill isn't just one of the best light gun shooters of this generation, it's also one of the funniest. Sega recently resurrected it's classic Typing of the Dead formula in order to breath new life into Overkill. Now players must furiously type out worlds and sentences... More
  • Blog Post: Road To Extinction: Where Zombie Games Are Heading

    Zombies are popular . Brad Pitt is battling waves of them in World War Z , Dead Rising 3 is one of the Xbox One’s main selling points, and The Walking Dead franchise is succeeding in comics, television, and games . State of Decay has become the fastest-selling XBLA game of all time, the creator... More
  • Blog Post: Moments: Letting Him Live In Day Z

    Day Z is like The Walking Dead without the promise of splendor. Telltale’s zombie adventure game is powerful and well written. Its choices mattered. Its characters were loved, hated, sacrificed, betrayed, and shunned because those are things we do as human beings, to human beings. And while I never... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Dead Island Riptide

    The latest installment in the Dead Island series is out today, and it’s a good time despite its many flaws . Written reviews can only say so much, however, so we’re showing off the first chaotic section of the game. I play as John Morgan, a hand-to-hand specialist fighting his way off a doomed... More
  • Blog Post: A Better Apocalypse: Our Open-World, Online Zombie Game Wish List

    Players have had their choice of zombie games for years now. But recent experiments like the ARMA II mod DayZ and the controversial The War Z have opened up the apocalyptic formula with an online, open-world design. Neither title is polished, but the concept itself has kept gamers enamored. Our time... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber: The War Z

    A couple months ago we dove into DayZ on an episode of Test Chamber . The Arma II mod allows players to forage for food, water, guns, and other supplies while avoiding zombies and homicidal survivors. The War Z is an entirely separate PC game being developed and published by Hammerpoint Interactive which... More
  • Blog Post: Lord Of The Dead: An Interview With Robert Kirkman

    The Walking Dead started out as a black-and-white comic book that narrowly avoided early cancellation. Since then the property has grown into a transmedia behemoth. The Walking Dead trades consistently land in the top 10 sales charts. The AMC television show based on the property is basic cable’s... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Devs On Surviving Minecraft, DayZ, And Zombie Fatigue

    The developers behind Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide have been thinking about zombies on a daily basis for years. Resident Game Informer zombie expert Tim Turi can't stop pouring zombie and survival fiction into his mind. We thought it would be a good idea to get them all together in a casual... More
  • Blog Post: How Dead Island: Riptide Improves The Zombie Formula

    Dead Island was one of the sleeper hits of 2011, and the developers surprised fans again with the June announcement of Dead Island: Riptide. As the fully-featured successor to the first Dead Island, the new game boasts a new environment, playable character, and more. Watch the video interview below with... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – DayZ

    Few games capture the essence of a zombie apocalypse. Sure, dodging and gunning down zombies is expected, but you've also got to keep yourself fed and hydrated. Don't forget about being careful. Should you trust fellow survivors? What do you do if you fall two stories and break your leg? Adam... More
  • Blog Post: Afterwords: The Walking Dead

    Zombie games are a dime a dozen, but Telltale’s The Walking Dead gives players a different take on the tired formula. The first episode of the adventure series, A New Day, sold over one million copies on the PC, Mac, Xbox 360, and PS3. We talked with Sean Vanaman writer and designer at Telltale... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island's Ryder White DLC Packs Punch, Lacks Polish

    Dead Island greeted gamers with an unexpected surprise months before the flood of holiday releases overcame us. You may still be struggling for breath amidst last holiday’s games, but Deep Silver has gone ahead and released a DLC add-on for Dead Island in an attempt to rekindle those good times... More
  • Blog Post: Afterwords: Dead Island

    It's been several months since Dead Island bloodied game consoles with harrowing first-person survival. Since then, developer Techland has been busy updating the game and crafting the upcoming DLC , which follows the tale of newcomer Ryder White. While the makers of the genre-blending undead thrill... More
  • Blog Post: Why Are Zombies Still So Popular In Video Games?

    The only thing more played out than zombies in video games is people complaining about zombies in video games. Yet despite the constant declarations from gamers that zombies are long past their expiration date, developers keep putting them in games, consumers keep buying them, and I can't stop playing... More
  • Blog Post: Building A Better Zombie Game

    It's an obvious analogy: Like the undead enemies they contain, zombie-themed video games and DLC simply won't die. Zombies have invaded military shooters , westerns , racing games , and even your lawn . Considering how many games I play for my job, you'd probably think that I'd be tired... More
  • Blog Post: Zombie Profiles: Breaking Down The Brain-Eaters

    You can’t go two loping steps without running into a new game or mode featuring zombies, but the brain-eaters aren’t a new phenomenon in video games. Recent popularity aside, the undead have had a variety of roles across the decades, from comic relief to heart-stopping monsters. Because we... More
  • Blog Post: We Knew Him Back When: The Evolution Of Chuck

    Call us crazy, but we think one of the most fascinating things in game development is seeing how characters change from the time they're first sketched out to when they appear in the final game. BioShock's Little Sisters started out as lowly slugs before evolving into the cute yet sinister girls... More
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