All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Zombie Apocalypse’

Zombie Apocalypse Report: The Worst Places To Be in America When the Walkers Start Munching

Real estate website Trulia takes their mission seriously. The website touts its expertise on everything “from neighborhood insights to how to start your home search”. Recently they went all out to prove they are the authority on those insights by preparing a report on “The Most Appetizing cities for U.S. Zombies” Trulia based their analysis on which locations had: Higher …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Kansas Is Prepared, Are You?

Most people laugh at the idea of a zombie apocalypse, but others take the idea seriously and are preparing for such a scenario. The entire state of Kansas is hopping onboard the zombie apocalypse wagon and has declared the entire month of October “Zombie Preparedness Month.” The state of Kansas is encouraging residents to prepare for disasters and such scenarios …

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Bloody Torso Statues Arrive For Dead Island Riptide Pre-orderers

Back in January, Deep Silver, the publisher of the Dead Island games, announced the “Zombie Bait” special edition of their upcoming Dead Island Riptide. As many collector’s editions do, the “Zombie Bait” package includes a statue. This statue however, was a de-limbed, decapitated female torso. It was, quite literally, just a pair of bloody breasts covered by a small bikini. …

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DayZ Developer Diary Shows Game Creator Doing Motion Capture

The last month or so has been a bonanza for gamers following the DayZ standalone game project. The zombie survival game has received regular progress updates including a video presentation of several in-game systems. Today’s update isn’t a huge info-dump, but fans of the game will be pleased to see that DayZ creator Dean “Rocket” Hall is putting himself into …

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Canadian Parliament Says No to Zombies, Officially [VIDEO]

After the Centers for Disease Control in the U.S. acknowledged and then issued a quick response guide for the possible zombie apocalypse, Canadian MPs knew that they had to get in line. As they say, zombies know no borders. It’s assuring to hear Canadian Foreign Affairs Minister John Baird authoritatively declare that “Canada will never become a safe haven for …

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Apology Issued For Bloody Torso Statue

Yesterday Deep Silver announced the “Zombie Bait” collectors edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In keeping with the zombie apocalypse theme of the game, the requisite statue included with the bundle was a representation of a de-limbed, decapitated zombie torso. That wouldn’t have been so bad, but the statue is female and the only part of the statue not …

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Dead Island Riptide CE Features Busty, Bloody Torso

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, today announced a “Zombie Bait” edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In a move that’s sure to please groups calling for video games to tone down their violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the package includes a foot-tall, hand-painted resin statue of a de-limbed and decapitated female torso. …

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DayZ Standalone Details and Pics Released

DayZ designer Dean “Rocket” Hall was quoted last year as saying the standalone version of the popular zombie survival mod for ARMA II will be out before the end of 2012. That obviously hasn’t panned out, and today Rocket took to the DayZ development tumblr blog to reveal exactly why the game hasn’t been released, show off some textures in …

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ZombiU’s Live-Action Found Footage Trailers Are Quite Disturbing

Ubisoft has decided to fully back Nintendo’s Wii U, releasing several games within the console’s extended launch window. And though Nintendo’s games and Batman: Arkham City Armored Edition has taken the best-reviewed launch title spots, Ubisoft’s ZombiU has been garnering some praise for showing off just what the Wii U GamePad is capable of. An unexpected launch title for a …

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New ZombiU Live-Action Trailer Demonstrates Multiplayer Gameplay

The creators of Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 are certainly proud of their zombie mode. It’s a feature that sets the Black Ops games apart from the Modern Warfare side of the Call of Duty franchise. However, it is just one mode among many in that game. Zombie apocalypse fans looking for a pure zombie survival horror experience might …

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Science-Heavy Animation Looks at the Possibility of a Real Zombie Apocalypse

Retrograde Axonal Transport? Virus Specificity? Olfactory Nerve? If you’re unfamiliar with these terms, you may want to hit the virology books – because that’s exactly how the world is going to devolve into zombie chaos, according to AsapSCIENCE. They take some previously reported pop science on a possible zombie-like outbreak and put it into a concise, understandable animation. So, could …

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Joss Whedon Endorses Mitt Romney as the Candidate Best Suited to Bring About the Zombie Apocalypse

It’s just over one week until the 2012 Presidential election, which means it’s time for those last minute celebrity endorsements to start rolling in. And Republican candidate Mitt Romney can take pride in the fact that he’s convinced one Hollywood liberal to join the other team. Well, not really. From the guy who brought you The Avengers and Buffy the …

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New ZombiU Trailer Shows Infested Tower of London

Ubisoft has certainly thrown its lot in with Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console. The game publisher has eight different games coming to the new system during its extended launch window, including Assassin’s Creed III, Rabbids Land, and Rayman Legends. It’s Ubisoft’s Wii U-exclusive title ZombiU, that is the most surprising, though. Nintendo has positioned itself with the Wii as a …

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Zombie Apocalypse: It’s Still Not Over

Here’s one more insane zombie story to add to the growing pile: a 67-year old man got into an altercation with a 28-year old on a subway in China recently over the last seat on the train, and when the younger man wouldn’t give up the fight, the elder began chewing on his arm. This is at least the second …

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Great, Now There Are Zombie Bees Flying Around

The zombie apocalypse has been much-talked about this year, between all the face-eating stories and the CDC actually preparing people for a zombie apocalypse (under the guise that it would help us if faced with a “real” life-threatening emergency). Now we can add something equally terrifying and somewhat baffling to the growing pile of things that make us not want …

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Zombie Apocalypse: More Face Eating In Pennsylvania

Because there haven’t been any reports in a few weeks, I falsely believed that all this scary zombie nonsense was finally going away. No such luck. 20-year old Richard Cimino Jr. went on quite a spree of madness and destruction last Friday night when he ran his car off the road, broke into a house, was scared off by the …

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Official ZombiU Trailer Released

When Nintendo announced ZombiU at this year’s E3, it seemed a bit out of character. The Wii has become a bastion of family-friendly console gaming in an era where gamers have grown up and are demanding more mature content. Perhaps for that very reason, Nintendo is making a concerted effort to gain more adult titles for the Wii U. At …

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DayZ-Like Zombie Survival Game Coming to Xbox and PC

A developer named Undead Labs this week announced that yet another zombie survival game is being developed, this time for a console. State of Decay will feature a DayZ-like open-world, sandbox zombie apocalypse wilderness for players to inhabit via the Xbox LIVE Arcade or PC. Undead Labs states on its website that players will have to find water, food, and …

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DayZ is Coming as a Standalone Version

Dean “Rocket” Hall, the developer of the popular zombie apocalypse mod DayZ has announced the game will be getting a standalone version. Hall announced on the DayZ Tumblr blog that he has been named project lead on the development of the DayZ game. The title will be developed by Bohemia Interactive, the developers of ARMA II engine, which the DayZ …

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Here’s How The 1% Prepares For The Zombie Apocalypse

Sure, everyone says that they are ready for the zombie apocalypse. Hell, I’ve read enough zombie fiction and watched enough movies to know how to best the bastards. It doesn’t matter if they are the slow, dumb kind or the fast, smart kind – I have a strategy for both. Double tap. But are you really ready? Think fast – …

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Naked Carjacker Has Ties To Recent Cannibal Scares

Lately, news outlets have been inundated with bizarre stories regarding people displaying extremely aggressive and violent behavior, some of which ends in cannibalistic tendencies. Since the story that started it all–Rudy Eugene’s face-eating attack on homeless man Ronald Poppo in Miami–several more incidents have been documented, several of which involve the synthetic drug “bath salts”, but by no means all. …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Face-Eating In China (Pics)

While I realize that sometimes news stories can get blown out of proportion once the national media gloms onto them, I’m not sure what to think about this latest one. The newest “zombie” story to come out is from China, where a bus driver reportedly stopped his bus in traffic, blocking a woman’s car. He then got off the bus, …

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Can Zombies Help Restore Detroit To Its Former Glory?

If that’s too high of a goal, can a zombie theme park at least make good use of the urban decay that dominates a city that’s trying to rebuild while pumping some much-needed revenue back into the city? According to some developers for the Z World Detroit project, absolutely it can, and after taking a quick look at their idea, …

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Zombies Invade Stephen King’s Hometown

Zombies have been in the news a lot lately, to say the least; with all the stories floating around about a “zombie apocalypse” and tales of the synthetic drug “bath salts” turning users into flesh-craving maniacs, it’s not hard to see why the Center for Disease Control has had to beef up their website with disclaimers that they are not …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Woman Tries To Eat Cop

Zombies aren’t real, of course, unless you live in the world of “The Walking Dead”, and even then they’re not called zombies. But “Walker Apocalypse” just doesn’t have the same ring to it. Of course, with all the stories pouring in from around the nation involving bath salts and their pesky, flesh-eating affect on the human brain–9, at last count–it …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Six Zombie Games You Can Help Fund On Kickstarter Right Now

The world continues to be infatuated with zombies, and the trend is showing no signs of slowing down. This is evident when you browse Kickstarter for some of the projects seeking funding. It’s not hard to find zombie films, zombie art, zombie fashion, and of course, zombie games. There are plenty fo zombie projects to choose from if your’e looking …

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Zombie Apocolypse: Cannibal’s Sanity Evaluated

Alexander Kinyua, the Maryland man who allegedly ate his housemate’s heart and dismembered the body last month, is now in custody of a state hospital to have his sanity evaluated. Although he has been formally charged with first-degree murder and assault, officials want him to be checked out by the hospital before they make any further legal decisions. The move …

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Brad Pitt Zombie Flick World War Z Undergoes Reshoots

Brad Pitt’s zombie flick “World War Z”, which is based on the acclaimed novel of the same name by author Max Brooks, is quickly spiraling out of control. The film s rumored to be quite different than the source material, a fact which has not settled too well with those who adore the book. However, fan reaction to the film …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Cannibal Ranted On Facebook

The past week has been a bizarre and scary one across the country (and even up into Canada), as stories have poured in about so called “zombies” and cannibals who have murdered, dismembered, and/or eaten other people in fits of violence. So far as anyone can tell, none of the stories are related, and that is perhaps scariest of all. …

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Zombie Apocalypse: Eugene’s Girlfriend Blames Voodoo

The so-called Miami cannibal–31-year old Rudy Eugene–who attacked and ate 75% of a homeless man’s face last weekend was apparently viewed by friends and family as a bible-toting regular guy who didn’t drink or do hard drugs. And although he had at least one prior arrest on his record for battery, his mother and girlfriend say he wasn’t a violent …

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