Excerpt: ZombiU is easily one of the best games available for the new Nintendo Wii U console and best of all, it targets the adult gamer. This isn't a game to collect gold coins and play fair in some wondrous rainbow world but rather it's a survival horror that requires you to annihilate zombies in some...
Excerpt: Zombies are very much in vogue at the moment, so what better game to launch a console with than a zombie game? It’s precisely this that Ubisoft has done with ZombiU for Nintendo’s new Wii U console, though it’s a zombie game that does things a bit differently to modern day games featuring the...
Excerpt: ZombiU has shouldered an immense amount of pressure leading up to the Nintendo Wii U’s release, and on after. Being heralded as a system-selling, hardcore offering that would make the Wii U a must-buy for adult gamers everywhere is a lofty expectation.
Excerpt: Zombi U re-introduces survival as a key component of survival-horror, forcing you to decide between taking on the hoard or living to fight another day. Ever since then, my trigger finger has been itching to take on some zombies Wii U style.
Excerpt: When developer and publisher Ubisoft announced ZombiU back at E3 2012, fans were instantly enamored by the new survival horror title and intrigued by its utilization and exclusivity on Nintendo's Wii U.
Conclusion: ZombiU is definitely not a game for everyone, mostly due to its unforgiving design and flat fiction. But few horror games really make you feel like you’re in a desperate struggle for survival, and few action games command all of your attention and precision to play.
Summary: ZombiU is a great launch title for the Wii U, it revives the survival horror genre well and while all the elements aren’t perfect, its still a worthy experience that any hardcore gamer should try.