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.
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.
Is Zombie U the best multiplayer game of the year?
Quarter to Three
6 December 2012
Excerpt: Before I answer whether Zombie U (I refuse to call it ZombiU) is the best multiplayer game of the year, I am contractually obligated to talk about the single-player. Which is kind of a shame, because I couldn’t care less about the single-player, despite that it’s old-school bullet-by-bullet survival...