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EDGE - ZombiU: balancing punishment and reward on Wii U

EDGE - Amid the hype and hubris of the Wii U’s launch run-up, very few could have expected the console’s stand-out title at E3 to be a hardcore survival-horror shooter. Pitched alongside Nintendo’s candy-coloured in-house offerings, ZombiU couldn’t have looked more out of place. Indeed, with its harsh permadeath mechanic and lumbering pace, it rails against the industry-wide trend toward inclusiveness and mass appeal. There are no checkpoints, no health bars, no casual modes. This is the apocalypse, and no one gets an easy ride.

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Phil321928d ago

This looks quite interesting, even if I am a tad tired of zombies.

WeskerChildReborned1928d ago

I'm not, i'm looking forward to this since this is something new that has been pretty absent on consoles.

I always wanted a true survival horror zombie game that is first or third person and ZombiU is that game.

Raider691928d ago

Probably my first Wii U game.

nintendojunkie281928d ago

"There are no checkpoints, no health bars, no casual modes."

Hell Yeah!!.....Noobs need not apply.

Subzero2001928d ago

"There are no checkpoints, no health bars, no casual modes."

Hell Yeah!!.....Noobs need not apply.

lol the real game of the next gen :)