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.
Summary: ZombiU will be viewed through a very particular lens, one designed to scrutinize the Wii U's worth as a "hardcore" gaming system. One of the few original launch titles built to appeal to the lifelong gamer, many are going to judge its worth as a demonstration of the GamePad's functions and how they...
ZombiU is the end of the world done right (review)
13 February 2013
Excerpt: That’s why no other third-party title to date feels so completely geared to Nintendo’s Wii U console quite like ZombiU (releasing Nov. 18 for the Wii U) does and why it couldn’t possibly land on any other system without sweeping changes.
Pros: It’s bloody brutal The first game mechanic ZombiU teaches you is dying. It’s something you’ll do a lot, and the consequences that come with it drive all the decisions you make. That’s because every single “Infected” you meet constitutes a lethal threat. They’re scaled back from the one-hit-kill s...
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...
Extremely violent survival horror game flowing in blood.
Common Sense Media
17 January 2013
Summary: Parents need to know that ZombiU is an extremely violent and gory survival horror game. Sure, it's over-the-top, but players can shoot, stab, blow up, and smash in the heads of zombies. Not only do they die (er, again) but they can be beaten or exploded into a bloody pulp.
Excerpt: Title: ZombiU Developer: Ubisoft Platform: Wii U Release Date: 30th November 2012 (EU) The concept of ZombiU is simple. You begin your quest for survival by fleeing into Shadwell station surrounded by undead hordes.
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.