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.
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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
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 store. Zombie Art Project by Mike Graham | Toy Art Gallery
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Treyarch and Activision have unveiled the first information about ZOMBIES in their upcoming game, Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The popular game mode has expanded significantly in the latest edition of the Call of Duty franchise. Zombies in Black Ops II will not only include the classic Survival mode, during which players cooperatively battle against waves of the undead, but also two brand new modes: Tranzit and Grief. Tranzit is a cooperative story campaign set in a huge interconnected world. In Tranzit players will be able to travel to different maps within the world using an armored bus. While traveling between areas players will have to work together to fight off zombies as they swarm the vehicle. Once the bus has reached a destination, players can jump off and explore the new area in order to discover additional weapons and items. In Grief mode, two teams of human players compete to survive against an onslaught of zombies. The last team standing wins the match. During Grief players will be unable to directly kill the humans on the other team. Players must instead find different ways to hinder the other team’s survival. Up to 8 players can participate in Grief mode online. Call of Duty: Black Ops II will be released for PC, PlayStation 3, and Xbox 360 on November 13, 2012 and for Nintendo’s Wii U on November 18th.
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The official Call of Duty YouTube channel released a preview of the upcoming zombie mode for Call of Duty: Black Ops II. The video shows zombies attacking a tour bus. Black Ops II is the latest game in the popular Call of Duty first-person shooter franchise. Two previous entries in the video game series–Call of Duty: World at War and Call of Duty: Black Ops–featured a “zombie mode” during which players worked together to battle waves of undead soldiers. Other than confirming that zombies will return for Black Ops II, not much else has been revealed about the latest iteration of the zombie mode. According to the preview video, more details will be revealed when the Black Ops II zombies make their world premiere on Wednesday, September 26th. Be sure to stay tuned to Black Ops’ Facebook page for the latest information. Call of Duty: Black Ops II arrives on PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, Nintendo Wii U, and Microsoft Windows this November.
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The Walking Dead FPS
Activision has announced that they will release a first-person shooter video game based on AMC’s hit television show, The Walking Dead. The game will be developed by Terminal Reality–creators of 4X4 EVO, BloodRayne, and Kinect Star Wars. The The Walking Dead game takes place before the television series and will follow Daryl and Merle Dixon as they travel through the zombie-ridden Georgia countryside to Atlanta. Players will control Daryl Dixon and use his crossbow to dispatch zombies. The game will be released in 2013 on PC, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Wii U. Visit the official The Walking Dead Video Game website to get more information and to check out the game’s teaser trailer.
(Activision’s Walking Dead is not associated with Telltale Games’ highly acclaimed episodic adventure video game–The Walking Dead: The Game.)
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