• Redeater - November 2, 2012 11:37 a.m.

    Pretty good article but I have to disagree with "Getting bit means game over". Videogames seem to be the exception to the rule of zombie bites. Aside from The Walking Dead I can't think of one game that kills you after getting bitten (Not counting Zombie U). Resident Evil, Left 4 Dead, Dead Island, Red Dead Nightmare, House of the Dead, Dead Rising, Dead Space......I'm not going to list them all. Damn, that is a lot of "dead" in game titles.
  • shawksta - November 2, 2012 12:31 p.m.

    Yeah and only one of those games isn't actually a zombie game unless you buy the DLC XD
  • Redeater - November 2, 2012 1:09 p.m.

    Don't forget Sleeping Dogs and COD!
  • shawksta - November 2, 2012 1:56 p.m.

    Yeah though props for Red Dead Redemption having "Dead" in it and not being a zombie game unless you want it to be with your money XD
  • Redeater - November 2, 2012 1:08 p.m.

    Lol, yeah I know. I was just being an ass. I completely understand why it exists as a game mechanic.
  • phoenix_wings - November 3, 2012 12:51 a.m.

    In the L4D games, the common infected don't even bite you. They just hit you until you are dead. You will be rescued soon.
  • shawksta - November 2, 2012 12:45 p.m.

    Great list, as for Plants Vs zombies I think the proper term would be that you gotta use the arsenal you have strategically, as there will almost always be a variety of zombies and how they want to attack you will differ which will need you to choose your arsenal and what position to place them carefully. While Zombie U isn't out yet, it still has a lesson that we can learn. If one of your valuable survivors get turned into a zombie, hunt that f*ucker down and get the good stuff he likely still retained when turned into a zombie
  • threadspool - November 2, 2012 12:48 p.m.

    Another one: If you're not sure, beat it in the head again. Time and again characters in videogames give only a passing glance at that one zombie sitting in the dark, only to have it come behind them later. Make sure it's dead (I stomped on every single necromorph corpse I came across in Dead Space 2).
  • KA87 - November 2, 2012 1:46 p.m.

    You forgot having good cardio. I don't to outrun the zombie horde, I just have to outrun you now and after you become a zombie. Also,you need to make sure it is going to stay dead this time. "Double Tap"
  • Dadyo238 - November 2, 2012 2:51 p.m.

    Don't try to fool me: you got that from Zombieland.
  • KA87 - November 3, 2012 8:02 a.m.

    It is kind of useful to be able to outrun your co-op partners in Dead Island. I was playing with another guy and we encountered a zombie horde. They ganged up on him because he was slower to fall back. I lived and he got eaten. I wish they had not patched that glich that allowed you to create a double of the weapon you have. Always carry a spare or a weapon that can duplicate itself lol.
  • Pwnz0r3d - November 2, 2012 1:48 p.m.

    All people really need to know is; Don't trust anybody. Avoid Hospitals and Big Cities (unless you HAVE to go) Ignore the Government, they're probably all dead. Stay off the main roads. And nowhere is safe, only "safer."
  • HamsterGutz - November 2, 2012 2:38 p.m.

    Killing Floor would have been a great example to use for headshots. Shooting the zombies in any other location is very ineffective unless you use a few specific weapons.
  • zombi3grim - November 2, 2012 8:32 p.m.

    My rule would be dont get too attached. Stick with a group of survivors so they can be your distraction if need be and you can mooch of their loot, but dont get a girlfriend, dont have sex, dont get emotionally attached to any of them. Just hang in the back and do enough for them so they dont kick you out of the group.
  • lazer59882 - November 2, 2012 9:25 p.m.

    fuuuck can we PLEASE stop with the fucking zombie apocalypse shit? it's beyond played out, not to mention the fact that some people take this shit seriously and actually think zombies are real. just fucking stop it, please. if you're gonna write idiotic articles about fantastical creatures causing some kind of apocalypse, at least be original. zombies and zombie-esque enemies are the bane of videogames at the moment, a crutch that it seems like EVERY developer is leaning on instead of coming up with original ideas, and fucking stupid ass articles like this aren't helping matters. how bout an article about how fucking played out zombies are, and how you'd like to never see a zombie in a game again? or how bout an article talking about how lazy game developers are for still relying on the same "horror" tropes from 40 years ago? or how about one where you talk about how childish and moronic the concept of a "zombie apocalypse" is, and then never mention it again? and why is this the third article i've read THIS WEEK that's dropped "joss whedon" like he's someone of any significance to gamers? what the fuck? looking him up, didn't he just create buffy vampire slayer? is that REALLY why i've had to see him mentioned 3 times in a week? cause he made a fucking show about a high school chick fighting another played out "horror" trope? fucking awesome. that's my vent for the day.
  • airen-keller - December 31, 2013 12:31 p.m.

    Because ya know it's YOUR OPINION so it must be right.

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