So what’s new here? The most notable change is that everything is next-level, gorgeous PS4 HD. Huge changes to the lighting allow explosions and gunfire to brighten up the screen gloriously, making those hard to spot zombies more vulnerable to your gunfire. The laser-sight focus and short-range torchlight, coupled with re-modeled cars and even more high-quality zombies means Dead Nation now looks pretty darn fantastic.
Even the sound has been re-tuned. The music seems to have a edgier tone to it – now fully remixed and remastered in crystal, high quality – and all the sound effects give off a heightened atmosphere with glass bottles shattering, wind blowing, lightning striking, guns unloading, zombies groaning and car alarms shrieking as you run frantically to the next checkpoint.
All that said, the frame rate does surprisingly drop whenever you try to move away from an area too quickly, and often when you try to barge your way out. The PS4 version handles the onslaught of zombies well, but the port does suffer just slightly if too much is happening at once.