Zombies are arguably one of the most popular enemies in all of gaming but is it time for them to go? Find out why we think so!
I agree, I'm getting a bit tired of zombie games too. However, we need them. How else are we going to be prepared for when the real zombie apocalypse happens? They are training simulators.
Besides Nazis, they are the best type of cannon fodder in video games.
Zombies are great, but I want 2016/ 2017 to be the age of pirates in gaming!
Zombie pirates it is!
Needed a break like ten years ago.
Yeah, I like shooting them, but please give me something different. I like the points you bring up.
I understand what you're saying, but I still feel like we haven't yet had a game that fully exploited zombies' potential.
- L4D and Dead Rising are too action-oriented (they are great games, but not great zombie games)
- TWD is too scripted
- DayZ gives us an idea of what a great zombie game COULD be, but its zombies are pretty much just decoration and don't pose any real threat. Plus the game has lots of technical problems (though the recent massive 0.6 update fixed tons of problems and shows that the devs are finally on track to make this game great)
- Resident Evil barely even is about zombies anymore. And the earlier REs were too linear/puzzle-oriented
I think the perfect zombie game would need to be somewhat open-world, have lots of survival elements (food, weather, etc...), have a big focus on inter-player interactions (not knowing who to trust, etc...), and have zombies that are threatening enough to encourage players to stick together (so that everyone doesn't instantly kill eachother on sight)
I agree especially on Dayz. Im playing Breaking Point which is Arma 3's version of Dayz and nothing has changed.
People are just getting tired of zombies lol.
Personally im not tired of them, as long as they work for the game and it makes sense then all is fine.
Well there r more coming up soon. It's not about zombies or no zombies. All that matter is the game is good and uses them in a nice way.
"We all..." Speak for yourself but I've been wanting a Left 4 Dead 3 for over half a decade now.
There are a billion supernatural monsters to choose from. Let's see more awesome representations of werewolves or witches or anything like that. Just no zombies again, please.
Zombie games, at least on consoles, are pretty much no existent this generation. We been getting a COD every year and Madden just won't go away either. This is a weak point by the author since the scarcity of zombie games this generation. To date there are way more wash, rince, and repeat games out there of so many other game types, why not talk about them instead ?
Been tired of them since last generation.
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