All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Zombie Survival Game’

‘DayZ’ Standalone Alpha Released

It has now been well over one year since Dean “Rocket” Hall announced that DayZ will be released as a standalone title. Since that time, fans of the ARMA 2 Mod have been impatiently pouring over regular updates about the game’s development. Today Bohemia Interactive officially released DayZ in an alpha state. That means that players can experience the game …

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‘Dying Light’ Visuals Teased in New Tech Demo

Capcom has capitalized on the next-generation console launch with Dead Rising 3, a launch title for the Xbox One. On Friday gamers who buy an Xbox One will be able to get their zombie fix on day one. Reviews for Dead Rising 3, however, have not been perfect. It’s evidently clear that the game was originally being developed for current-gen …

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‘The War Z’ Renamed ‘Infestation: Survivor Stories’

Late last year, an alpha for a game called The War Z appeared on Steam. The game was incredibly similar to an ARMA II mod called DayZ, which had taken the PC community by storm in the summer of 2012. Both games featured open-world gameplay that required scavenging to survive while avoiding zombies and either teaming up with, avoiding, or …

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State of Decay Sells 500,000 on XBLA

A PC mod for ARMA II called DayZ gained steady popularity over the summer of 2012. Set in the zombie apocalypse, the game tasks players with finding food, tools, weapons, and medicine while avoiding zombies and other players who won’t hesitate to gun down a fellow survivor for supplies. If DayZ hasn’t entirely proven that the open-world zombie apocalypse survival …

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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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Latest DayZ Update Includes a Fashion Show

The last developer update on the upcoming standalone version of DayZ included just about everything fans of the game could want to know. Dean “Rocket” Hall revealed that many of the proposed overhauls are complete and that others are being worked on. What the last update did not include, however, was a video of gameplay. This week’s update on the …

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DayZ Standalone Gets a Huge Progress Update

It turns out that the sparse info about the upcoming DayZ standalone game released earlier this month was just a small taste of what the developers have been working on. Today, Dean “Rocket” Hall took to the DayZ tumblr blog and provided a vast amount of details covering everything from the game’s new server architecture to customizing characters and weapons. …

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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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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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