(Wii U)

ZombiU (Wii U)

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An outbreak has infected the population, destroying their humanity and turning them into mindless monsters preying on the flesh of the few remaining survivors.

This fear-fueled first-person shooter takes all the terror, chaos and tension found in the best of the horror genre and adds original interactive elements, including a unique death mechanic that puts players in the body of a different survivor each time they die, allowing them to track and take down their old, infected characters, recover their equipment and see if they can stay alive just a little bit longer this time.

ZombiU showcases the innovative features of the Nintendo Wii UTM GamePad and creates new game experiences not possible on other consoles. The Nintendo Wii UTM GamePad serves as the player’s ultimate survival kit, called the “Bug Out Bag.” The Bug Out Bag is a backpack containing all the maps, tools, weapons and supplies that players can scavenge from the limited resources available in the devastated cityscape. ZombiU also uses the Nintendo Wii UTM GamePad’s touch screen, gyroscope and camera to create a tactile connection between gamers and the in-game world. Finally, ZombiU features a distinctive multiplayer adversarial mode that allows one player to take on the role of “Zombie Master,” spawning and controlling enemies from a top-down view on the Nintendo Wii UTM GamePad while the second player fights for survival on the big screen in first-person shooter view with the Nintendo Wii UTM Pro controller.

Formerly known as Killer Freaks from Outer Space.

Game Review

Review

USA USA Version

Posted by Joe Walker

Fear Factor

ZombiU definitely has a lot to prove. After Red Steel - Ubisoft’s hardcore offering at the Wii’s launch - failed to win over the masses by making large promises it failed to deliver on, public response to ZombiU has typically been laced with...

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User Comments (21)

Phocks5

#2

Phocks5 said:

It's not great title, but I'm superstoked that it changed to a Zombie game from that killer freak garbage. It looks like a blast though.

And I think that this may have been the zombie game that the guy talking to the "non-specific super hero figurine" in the pre E3 announcement video was stuck on.

Fabian

#4

Fabian said:

It has so much potential hopefully Ubisoft wont let us down like they did with their 3DS line up

tardis10

#5

tardis10 said:

I can see this, along with Mass Effect III, Assassin's Creed III and Batman Arkham City forming the entirety of my Wii U Library in the "launch window".

Sylverstone

#7

Sylverstone said:

For those not in the know, this is a modern reboot of Ubisoft's first game called "Zombi".

edhe

#8

edhe said:

Untitled

Fish and Chip shops! Union Flag Taxis!

But where's The Queen and Stephen Fry?

HawkeyeWii

#9

HawkeyeWii said:

This game looks amazing! one of the most orignal and unique spins on the zombie genre. I love how it is realistic compared to the movies, (You get bit you turn into a zombie). Where as other zombie games you could get bitten a handful of times and not die and never turn into a zombie. Can't wait for this!!!

hydeks

#12

hydeks said:

ZombiU is way better than Killer Freaks did so far. Happy they made the change :)

Rockman

#18

Rockman said:

Got this game on release date; love the atmosphere! Looks pretty nice for a release game..

ZombiSlayer64

#20

ZombiSlayer64 said:

I've got this game, and have to say, Ubisoft, you are a bunch of absolute legends!!! What a fantastic game, I cannot get enough of it, even though I s**t my pants every time I hear the freaky moaning sounds of a walking corpse.
It's dark, scary atmosphere, never knowing what's around the corner that brings me back for more.
Those people who gave this game a bad score are just jealous and ticked off that the game didn't come out on the 360 or ps3.
My brothers love this game, my friends love it, and are getting it soon, just wish we could all play together online and if one of us gets killed, we control the zombie until we get killed, bring on ZombiU 2, and make it based in my home city, Melbourne, Australia :)

jayblue

#21

jayblue said:

just ordered it today after playing demo cant wait running about london cool.

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