Zombies archive

  • How to survive a zombie apocalypse
    Gaming

    How to survive a zombie apocalypse

    By 30 November 2011

    Imagine waking up one morning to learn that the entire world had been taken over by a deadly virus turning people in to brain munching zombies. Before Bob Geldof could rustle up a good charity concert to find a cure, he is having his shins gnawed off...

  • Dead Island review
    Gaming 3 out of 5

    Dead Island review

    By 12 September 2011

    With the best part of a million views on YouTube, the trailer for Dead Island has whipped zombie enthusiasts into a minor frenzy of expectation. That anticipation is piqued further by the game’s intro, a thinly veiled tribute to The Prodigy’s Smack...

  • Leicester unprepared for zombie attack
    Gaming

    Leicester unprepared for zombie attack

    By 10 June 2011

    Leicester City Council has admitted that it's not ready for a fully fledged zombie invasion after a member of the public expressed concerns over the city's defences. The council said it had received a freedom of information request relating to the matter...

  • Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)
    Gaming

    Call of Duty: Black Ops zombified thanks to Call of the Dead DLC (Video)

    By 27 April 2011

    Zombie fan? Horror nut? Then you’ll love what Activision and Treyarch is bringing to Call of Duty: Black Ops on the 3 May. It’s teamed up with horror and action stars Robert Englund, Sarah Michelle Gellar, Michael Rooker and Danny Trejo to create...

  • Capcom throws its weight behind political zombie gathering
    Gaming

    Capcom throws its weight behind political zombie gathering

    By 16 August 2010

    When it comes to zombie video games, there's only really one publisher that springs to mind. Capcom has had incredible success with its Resident Evil franchise, and Dead Rising is soon to get a sequel (24 September in the UK) with the imaginatively titled...

  • 28,981,249,043 zombies slaughtered...
    Gaming

    28,981,249,043 zombies slaughtered...

    By 12 February 2010

    Valve has announced that a total of 28,981,249,043 zombies have been bludgeoned, hacked apart, perforated or exploded since Left 4 Dead 2 was released on 17 November 2009. That's nearly 29 billion in 86 days. Not bad. The games developer offers a few...

  • The ultimate zombie video game awards
    Gaming

    The ultimate zombie video game awards

    By 28 October 2009

    Whether you're a PC gamer or a console freak, it can't have escaped your attention that the dead have been rising from the grave in some serious numbers of late. Zombies have been springing up in shopping malls, tower blocks, in the future and even in...