Why Do We Love Zombies? — Zombie News 06.20.13

The latest episode of PBS’s web series, Idea Channel, asks the question, “Why do we love zombies?”  Why Do We Love Zombies? | Idea Channel | PBS Digital Studios

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Zombie survival horror MMO, The War Z, has changed its name to Infestation: Survivor Stories. The game is available for PC.  Infestation: Survivor Stories

The Bad Lip Reading series on YouTube lip reads the walkers in AMC’s The Walking Dead“The Walking (And Talking) Dead” — A Bad Lip Reading of The Walking Dead | Bad Lip Reading

Darkstone Entertainment has released a sneak peak of their remake of Ed Wood’s famously horrible Plan 9 From Outer SpacePlan 9 Sneak Peak | Darkstone Flicks

Zombie Game Trailers – E3 2013

A smattering of new zombie video game trailers…

Techland, the creators of Dead Island, have a new open-world, zombie survival game in the works–Dying LightDYING LIGHT | Dyinglightgame.com

Telltale’s award winning Walking Dead series is getting new DLC. The Walking Dead: 400 Days will be available this summer. The Walking Dead: 400 Days | Telltale Games

Dead Rising 3, the latest entry in the chaotic open-world zombie series, is coming exclusively to Xbox One.  Dead Rising 3 | Xbox.com

PopCap Games has turned its popular tower defense game, Plants vs. Zombies, into a third-person shooter. Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is coming to consoles and PC.  Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare | PopCap

In the indie Action-Stealth-Puzzler, Ray’s the Dead, one zombie has come back from the dead to avenge his own death. The game is currently vying for votes on Steam Greenlight.  Ray’s the Dead Home Page | Rag Tag Studio

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Trailers for ‘Zombieland,’ ‘World War Z’ and ‘Pro Wrestlers vs Zombies’ — Zombie News 04.20.13

The pilot for Zombieland, a TV series based on the movie with the same name, appeared on Amazon Instant Streaming yesterday. Amazon is asking its viewers to vote if they want the series to get a full season.  Zombieland Season 1, Ep. 1 “Pilot” | Amazon.com

The newest trailer for Brad Pitt’s World War Z has zombies on a plane. World War Z Official Movie Trailer 2 – Paramount | YouTube

The latest episode of Geek and Sundry’s Fetch Quest is all about zombie games. Zombies! Tired Memes! Bloody Torsos! – FetchQuest Episode 3 | YouTube

The first trailer for Cody Knotts’ Pro Wrestlers vs. Zombies is out now. Pro-Wrestlers vs Zombies trailer | YouTube

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‘The Last of Us’ Delayed, ‘Survival Instinct’ Gameplay Trailer, Zombies in Canada and Montana — Zombie News 02.17.13

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Undead Labs has released new details about State of Decay, their upcoming zombie survival MMO. In their latest news post they discuss character customization in the game. ‘A Matter of Character’ | Undead Labs

The release date for The Last of UsNaughty Dog’s third-person zombie apocalypse survival game for PS3–has been delayed to June 14, 2013. The Last of Us

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Resident Evil: Revelations is coming to PC, PlayStation 3, Wii U, and Xbox 360 on May 21, 2013. Revelations is a port of the Nintendo 3DS game of the same name and will include new gameplay and enhanced graphics. ‘Resident Evil Revelations coming coming to 360, PS3, Wii U and PC’ | Capcom Unity

A new gameplay trailer has been released for Activision’s The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. The first-person shooter based on AMC’s The Walking Dead will arrive on March 26th for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo’s Wii U. The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct Official Gameplay Trailer | YouTube

The Emergency Alert System for a Montana TV station was accessed by hackers. The hackers released a fake emergency bulletin describing a zombie outbreak. ‘Montana TV Station Warns Of Attacking Zombies’ | NPR

The possibility of a zombie apocalypse was discussed recently in the Canadian House of Commons. ‘Canadian parliament ‘debates’ zombie invasion’ | Washington Post

 

Fake Trailer for ‘The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct’ Fools Internet

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A fake trailer for Activision’s upcoming first-person shooter, The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, is making the rounds online.  The trailer was created by a fan using early developmental footage from the game and fooled a host of news outlets including one of Activision’s own employees.  The bogus trailer’s original video has since been removed by its creator from YouTube.  The real The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is a prequel to The Walking Dead television series on AMC.  It follows the characters Daryl and Merle Dixon as they travel through the zombie-ridden Georgia countryside to Atlanta.  The game will be released March 26th in North America and March 29th in Europe for PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Nintendo’s Wii U.  Visit the official The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct website to see the game’s actual trailers.

‘The Last of Us’ Release Date, ‘Warm Bodies’ Second Trailer, Gruesome Zombie Toys, and More — Zombie News 12.08.12

THE LAST OF US

The Last of Us, Naughty Dog’s third-person zombie apocalypse survival game, is coming exclusively to PlayStation 3 on May 7, 2013.  The Last of Us | Facebook

The midseason finale of AMC’s The Walking Dead broke new television records.  It was the first cable series to rank as the number one fall entertainment show in the adult 18-49 demographic.  The Walking Dead returns to AMC on February 10, 2013 at 9/8C.  ‘The Walking Dead’ Is First Cable Series to Beat Every Show of Fall Broadcast Season In Adult 18-49 Rating | AMC

Summit Entertainment has released the second trailer for Warm Bodies–a romantic zombie comedy based on the book of the same name.  Warm Bodies will be in theaters on February 1, 2013.  WARM BODIES – Trailer #2 | YouTube

Game developer Scattered Entertainment has unveiled a teaser trailer for their upcoming first-person shooter, The Drowning.  The game will be free to download on iPad and iPhone first (with a possible Android version coming later) in early 2013.  In The Drowning players must scavenge and fight to survive a word overrun with zombie-like creatures.  TheDrowning.com

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Today is the last day to check out Mike Graham‘s ‘Zombie Art Project’ at the Los Angeles Toy Art Gallery.  The art show consists of 30 zombie apocalyptic scenes and figures created from Playmobil toys customized by Graham.  All of the figures from the show are now available for purchase through the Toy Art Gallery’s online storeZombie Art Project by Mike Graham | Toy Art Gallery

Trailers for ‘World War Z,’ ‘The Dead 2,’ ‘Warm Bodies’ — Zombie News 11.08.12

Paramount has released the first trailer for Marc Forster and Brad Pitt’s World War Z on Apple.com.  World War Z | iTunes Movie Trailers

Shout! Factory entertainment has picked up the British zombie movie, Cockneys vs. Zombies, for North American distribution.  The Hollywood Reporter

Jonathan & Howard Ford have released a teaser for the sequel to their indie zombie film, The Dead.  The Dead 2 teaser trailer | YouTube

Nikolai Pigarev, director of the first Russian zombie film–Meteletsa: Winter of the Dead, is working on his second undead flick.  Cold Patrol is the story of an elite dogsled team battling zombie polar bears in the Arctic.  Resolution goes on ‘Cold Patrol’ | Variety

The first trailer has been released for Summit Entertainment’s Warm Bodies–a romantic zombie comedy based on the book of the same name.  WARM BODIES – Trailer | YouTube

Dead Island Riptide, the second video game in the zombie action RPG series, will be released April 26, 2013.  Deep Silver