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.
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We’re doubtful that the makers of The LEGO Movie franchise will ever make a zombie movie, but that’s okay, because Paramotion Films has already gone and done it for us, with their extremely well-executed short film that proves that dismemberment doesn’t have to be gory – at least when it comes to minifigs.
Halloween might be over, but that’s just when the undead will attack – when our guard is down. Thankfully, the guys at Everyday Carry have got the solution, with an arsenal of useful tools, implements, and accessories in the event that you need to survive doomsday.
(PG-13: Language) Based on the eponymous graphic novel by Brian Ralph, this Netflix series offers a lighthearted, action-packed take on post-apocalyptic tropes, in a world where zombies and Mad Max-type gangs challenge the teens of suburban Glendale, California, and Ferris Bueller is now a high school principal. Premieres 10/24/19.
The follow-up to Naughty Dog’s outstanding post-apocalyptic FPS The Last of Us won’t be available until February 21, 2020, but it looks like it’ll be worth the wait, with plenty of bone-chilling cinematic scenes, dark storylines, and tension-filled gameplay.
The idea of soulless, undead corpses roaming the earth is a common trope throughout pop culture. The Nerdwriter looks back at the history of zombies, where they first came from, and how their earliest roots go back way before George Romero’s Night of the Living Dead changed the rules of zombie behavior.
Director Ruben Fleischer returns to the world of the undead along with Woody Harrelson, Jesse Eisenberg, Abigail Breslin, and Emma Stone as their dysfunctional post-apocalyptic family faces off against new kinds of zombies on a road trip from the East Coast to America’s heartland.
Edgar Wright’s Shaun of the Dead is a true classic for fans of Simon Pegg, Nick Frost, visual comedy, and zombies. In addition to all of those, the film is packed with pop culture references. To celebrate its 15th anniversary, Vanity Fair tallied them all up.
Netflix takes on the zombie genre with this prequel to the Syfy series Z Nation. The series takes place starting just 3 months into the outbreak, and looks to be quite the thrill ride. Its producer says this show is darker and “more realistic” than its predecessor.
Described by critics as “Shaun of the Dead meets La La Land“, Anna and the Apocalypse is based on Zombie Musical, a short film by Ryan McHenry. It’s about a group of high schoolers slashing and singing their way through a zombie apocalypse. Premieres 12/2018.
Rick welcomes a guest to Alexandria, and the surviving communities start to build and thrive, but we can rest assured that nothing remains stable for long when it comes to AMC’s zombie apocalypse soap opera, and a new and even worse threat is always right around the corner.
(PG-13: Language, Gore) Our latest comprehensive look at The Last of Us Part II shows both Ellie’s tender and brutal aspects. The stunning gameplay and graphics feature tons of contextual actions that the series and Naughty Dog itself has become known for.
Video essayist Kaptain Kristian explores the film that created the zombie genre as we know it today, and how the misstep of not displaying a copyright notice on George A. Romero’s Night of the Living Dead created a self-replicating monster all of its own.
(PG-13: Language/Gore) AMC dropped this extended trailer during SDCC, giving us a glimpse at the impending war against the Sanctuary, which will unite many and tear some apart (literally). The tease at the end could only mean one thing as far as we’re concerned.
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