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To lump all zombie games into one category would be a mistake. There are first-person titles (Dead island), team-based survival experiences (Left 4 Dead), and those that give you a limited amount of time to complete missions and take out as many of the undead as possible (Dead Rising). Is there room for yet another shambling corpse-filled game? The team at Undead Labs thinks so.
We previewed State of Decay at PAX East this year and came away impressed with its focus on survival and community-building aspects. Additionally, the focus on a real-time clock that keeps ticking even when you're away sounds like it would make for some intense scenarios. We'll be able to find out for ourselves this week.
State of Decay arrives on Xbox Live Arcade on June 5, 2013, for 1600 Microsoft points ($20). A PC release is also planned, but as of now, it has not been confirmed for the same date.
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Finally!! And a day before my birthday, too.
I'll see how my friends like it than go from there.
There are quite a few gameplay videos on YouTube right now for those who are on the fence about this game. Two videos from the developers, three from IGN's let's play and various PAX 2013.
It's those info that got me really hyped about this game!
I am actually pretty excited for this. Everything I have seen and heard so far sounds great!
A friend of mine was texting me some of the experience he got when he tried this at PAX. And it has me pumped to play this. Hopefully I can cough up the money to get it.