If there's one thing that's more overplayed than zombies, it's reviews for zombie videogames talking about how overplayed zombies are. Truly, nobody can win anymore. We're worn out on the zombie thing, and worn out by our own weariness of said zombie thing.
Even so, the undead menace has been kept "alive" by a seemingly endless horde of developers able to find interesting new takes on the scenario. All too often, I've personally sworn off zombie media, only to be dragged back by something that was just too clever to resist.
The Organ Trail is one such dose of cleverness. As its name implies, it's an altogether more grisly take on the classic educational game The Oregon Trail. With zombies.
Cue the yawns, right? Except for the fact that, as many of you should know by now, it's kind of brilliant.... read more