12:16 AM on 01.25.2008
Admittedly, Wideload Games' third-person brain eating romp, Stubbs the Zombie
, was a bit repetitive. Surely, it wasn't the best game released in 2005 (that title belongs to Touchdown Entertainment's Chicago Enforcer
), but it's hard for me not to love a Halo
engine-powered zombie videogame
While the game received a relatively warm critical reception despite its flaws, it wasn't exactly a monster (heh, get it?) at retail. Which is why word of a sequel has me surprised, and drooling like a flesh-eating school girl.
"Stubbs is near and dear to all of us," said Wideload's Matt Soell in an interview with Xbox Evolved
, "and we’ve heard from lots of people who would like to see more of him. I can’t say anything specific right now, but it’s safe to say he’ll be back. They say you can’t keep a good man down, and that goes double for the ones with an insatiable hunger for brains."
It's like we won't hear or see more on Stubbs for awhile, though -- Wideload are busy prepping their next title, Hail to the Chimp, which (as far as I know) doesn't feature a single zombie. Zombie animals would have been an 11 out of 10, easy.
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