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

STATE OF DECAY

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

RE: REVELATIONS

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

 

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New Trailer for ‘Resident Evil 6′

Capcom has released a cinematic trailer for their upcoming zombie game, Resident Evil 6.  Check out the trailer below (via GameSpot).  The third-person action game stars franchise regulars, Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield, as they travel across the world and try to contain a new global zombie outbreak.  Resident Evil 6 will also feature an online versus mode in which players can control zombies or zombie hunters.  Launching alongside Resident Evil 6 is ResidentEvil.net–a free website that tracks players’ game data and compares it to other players around the world.  Resident Evil 6 will arrive for Xbox 360 and Play Station 3 on October 2, 2012.  A demo of the game will be available on Xbox LIVE and the PlayStation Network on September 18, 2012.

 

Official Synopsis:  “It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack.  With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.”

Play as a Zombie in ‘Resident Evil 6’

Andriasang reports that Resident Evil 6 will include an online mode that allows players to take on the role of a zombie.  During the “Agent Hunt” mode players will be able to enter the actual game of another person through the internet.  Players will then assume the part of a zombie with the goal of taking out the human-controlled agent.  The agents have a decided advantage over the zombies, so the different human-controlled zombies will have to work together to surround and trap the agents.  Zombie players will be able to communicate in a separate chat session that cannot be heard by the agent players.  Resident Evil 6 will arrive on Xbox 360 and Play Station 3 on October 2, 2012 and on PC at a later date.  The game’s main campaign focuses on Resident Evil series regulars, Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield, as they travel across the globe, combating a new zombie virus outbreak and the mysterious Neo-Umbrella Corporation.

Official Synopsis:

“It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack.  With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.”

Comic-Con’s Zombie Game Trailers

Beyond cosplay, comic book, and Hollywood events the San Diego Comic-Con has also become a popular place for video game makers to show off their up and coming creations.  At the 2012 Con, Capcom released a new trailer for Resident Evil 6, and Ubisoft showed off new gameplay footage for ZombiU.  Check out the videos below.

Resident Evil 6, the latest in the survival action series, will arrive on Xbox 360 and Play Station 3 on October 2, 2012 and on Microsoft Windows at a later date.

Ubisoft’s survival horror game, ZombiU, will arrive on Nintendo’s upcoming Wii U console this winter.

‘Resident Evil: Retribution’ Theatrical Trailer

Sony Pictures has released the first full theatrical trailer for Resident Evil: Retribution, the fifth Resident Evil film.  In the movie Milla Jovovich returns as the heroine, Alice, and she is joined by a large number of cast members who have appeared in previous installments of the series–Michelle Rodriguez as Rain Ocampo,  Sienna Guillory as Jill Valentine, Oded Fehr as Carlos Olivera, Boris Kodjoe as Luther West, Colin Salmon as James “One” Shade, and Shawn Roberts as Albert Wesker.  The cast also includes Johann Urb as Leon S. Kennedy and Bingbing Li as Ada Wong.  The Paul W.S. Anderson film hits theaters in 3D on September 14, 2012.

Synopsis:

The Umbrella Corporation’s deadly T-virus continues to ravage the Earth, transforming the global population into legions of the flesh eating Undead. The human race’s last and only hope, ALICE (Milla Jovovich), awakens in the heart of Umbrella’s most clandestine operations facility and unveils more of her mysterious past as she delves further into the complex. Without a safe haven, Alice continues to hunt those responsible for the outbreak; a chase that takes her from Tokyo to New York, Washington, D.C. and Moscow, culminating in a mind-blowing revelation that will force her to rethink everything that she once thought to be true. Aided by newfound allies and familiar friends, Alice must fight to survive long enough to escape a hostile world on the brink of oblivion. The countdown has begun.

‘Resident Evil 6’ E3 Trailer

Capcom showed off a new trailer for Resident Evil 6 at the annual Electronic Entertainment Expo in Los Angeles yesterday.  The trailer [above] features some new gameplay footage as well as insights into RE6‘s story.  The survival action game puts Resident Evil series regulars Leon S. Kennedy and Chris Redfield together for the first time.  Kennedy and Redfield will be traveling across the globe, combating a new zombie virus outbreak and the mysterious Neo-Umbrella Corporation.  Resident Evil 6 will arrive on Xbox 360 and Play Station 3 on October 2, 2012 and on Microsoft Windows at a later date.

Synopsis:

“It has been ten years since the Raccoon City incident and the President of the United States has decided to reveal the truth behind what took place in the belief that it will curb the current resurgence in bioterrorist activity. Due to be by the President’s side is his personal friend and Raccoon City survivor, Leon S. Kennedy, but when the venue suffers a bioterrorist attack, Leon is forced to face a President transformed beyond recognition and make his hardest ever decision. At the same time, Bioterrorism Security Assessment Alliance member Chris Redfield arrives in China, itself under threat of a bioterrorist attack.  With no country safe from these attacks and the ensuing outbreaks, the entire world’s population is united by a common fear that there is no hope left.”

‘Resident Evil: Revelations’ Launches Today

Resident Evil: Revelations hit stores in North America today.  The Nintendo 3DS game stars Resident Evil series mainstays, Chris Redfield and Jill Valentine, as they explore a troubled luxury cruise ship.  The story takes place between the events of Resident Evil 4 and Resident Evil 5Revelations‘ gameplay will be similar to earlier Resident Evil installments–limited ammo supply, exploration, and puzzle-solving–but will also contain features brand new to the franchise including underwater combat.  Resident Evil: Revelations has been receiving positive acclaim from critics.  Check out the launch trailer below.