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The Worst-Case Scenario: Apocalypse

The Worst-Case Scenario: Apocalypse
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We’ve been watching Fallout, so a post-apocalyptic wasteland is top of mind. Should such a catastrophe come to pass, the latest Worst-Case Scenario book has got you covered. Whether it’s robots, nukes, aliens, or a pandemic that ends the world as we know it, you’ll find useful pointers from experts to help you not only survive but help rebuild civilization.

The Ones Who Live (Trailer)

The Ones Who Live (Trailer)

The latest spin-off in The Walking Dead franchise brings back two of our favorite characters. The Ones Who Live finally shows us what really happened after Rick vanished and Michonne left their children to search for him. Premieres 2.25.24 on AMC and AMC+.

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It’s Always Sunny in the Zombie Apocalypse

It’s Always Sunny in the Zombie Apocalypse

(PG-13: Language, Violence) If there’s one person you don’t want around during a zombie apocalypse, it’s Frank Reynolds. The drug-addled patriarch of It’s Always Sunny in Philadelphia brings his special brand of stupidity and narcissism to The Last of Us thanks to eli_handle_b.wav. Frank makes a cordyceps infection seem like a good option.

True Facts About Killer Parasitic Zombie Fungi

True Facts About Killer Parasitic Zombie Fungi

If you’re familiar with The Last of Us, the idea that a fungus could turn us into zombies isn’t that far-fetched. ZeFrank looks at three cases where this happens in nature, with a nasty infection that takes over the bodies of insects and controls them. You might not want to eat before watching this video.

The Last of Us Honest Trailer

The Last of Us Honest Trailer

Joel and Ellie on The Last of Us have quickly become our favorite pairing since Walter White and Jesse Pinkman. Screen Junkies is here with their sarcastic take on the latest zombie series that’s not about zombies at all, with an Honest Trailer that’s ironically been sponsored by Dead Island 2.

Chainsaw + Sword = Chainsword

Chainsaw + Sword = Chainsword

The zombie-slaying game Dying Light 2 Stay Human encourages players to improvise weapons to take down the undead. Thanks to Integza, we have a real-world, 2-for-1 weapon that combines the reach of a sword with the power of a chainsaw. The finished chainsword is driven by an 8 horsepower brushless DC motor.

Zombie Santa Claus

Zombie Santa Claus

North of the Border imagines what it might be like if the zombie apocalypse hit the night before Christmas. Santa is still coming down your chimney, but he’s looking for brains instead of milk and cookies. This handbuilt sculpture of the undead St. Nick includes a sack full of toys for all the good little zombies.

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The Last of Us (Trailer)

The Last of Us (Trailer)

HBO and the creator of Chernobyl take on the brilliant, bleak, and nightmarish video game The Last of Us. Pedro Pascal (The Mandalorian) and Bella Ramsay (Game of Thrones) find themselves partnered up as they try and survive a post-apocalyptic world filled with terrifying mutants and even worse humans. Premieres 1.15.2023.

Chicken of the Dead

Chicken of the Dead

(PG-13: Gore/Language) Julien David’s hilariously warped animated short tells the tale of the greedy CEO of a company that produces a half-organic/half-chemical chicken. But after introducing a new variant of his Frankensteined-together “Maybe Chicken” at a party, things go horribly awry.

Wyrmwood Apocalypse (Trailer)

Wyrmwood Apocalypse (Trailer)

(Gore) This unhinged Aussie zombie flick looks like what might happen if Mad Max and Zombieland had a love child. It follows the story of a soldier tasked with delivering civilians to a brutal military. When he captures a half-human, half-zombie, he realizes she might hold the secret to ending the apocalypse.

Live-Action Resident Evil 2

Live-Action Resident Evil 2

The first couple of Resident Evil games were groundbreaking but also suffered from some of the wonkiest controls, cameras, and load screens in the history of video games. TikTok user lake_skywalker perfectly captures the gameplay of Resident Evil 2 if it was remade with real live characters.

Adding Tig Notaro

Adding Tig Notaro

(Gore) You might not know that Tig Notaro wasn’t in the original cast of Zack Snyder’s Army of the Dead. After Chris D’Elia was bounced from the film, Tig stepped in and was digitally integrated into scenes. Watch how VFX artists performed the feat in this effects breakdown reel, which also shows how they did the zombie tiger gag.

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Army of the Dead (Teaser)

Army of the Dead (Teaser)

Writer/director Zack Snyder is behind this movie about a group of mercenaries (led by Dave Bautista) who venture to the Las Vegas Strip to pull off a massive heist. The big problem: it’s the middle of the zombie apocalypse. Oceans Eleven meets Dawn of the Dead hits Netflix on 5.21.2021.

Key & Peele: Zombie Extras

Key & Peele: Zombie Extras

(PG-13: Language/Gore) Ever wondered what it might be like to be one of the extras who gets to grunt, groan, and stumble their way through a zombie movie? Key & Peele offer their take on the bit players who get slathered in fake blood and guts, occasionally lunge at things, and get their heads bashed in.

The Last of Us Part II (Gameplay)

The Last of Us Part II (Gameplay)

The sequel to Naughty Dog’s excellent zombie shooter may have been delayed, but it’s looking like it’s worth the wait. Watch as the game’s developers walk us through gameplay refinements, new character movements, and level designs that expand the gameplay dynamics. The game arrives on PS4 on 6.19.20.

Humble The Walking Dead Bundle

Humble The Walking Dead Bundle
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Zombie fans, get all of The Walking Dead comics in this awesome DRM-free digital bundle from Humble. Spend $1 and get the first five volumes, $8 for 13, $15 for 23, or $18 for all 32 volumes, along with “Here’s Negan,” and “All Out War: AP Edition.” A portion of every purchase goes to the Book Industry Charitable Foundation.

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