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Zombi impressions

You don't need a GamePad to play ZombiU

To date, ZombiU has been one of the best (and only) non-Nintendo published Wii U exclusives. It has turned into something of a cult classic, as many have praised the way that it felt more like a survival game and resisted turning into ...   read

 
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That's a paddling

ZombiU Xbox One listing spotted

One unlikely Wii U game looks like it'll be reanimated with an Xbox One port, Ubisoft's ZombiU. An Australian Rating Classification board listing for "Zombi (Xbox One)" is a good hint that Ubisoft intends to repackage the unprofitable title...   read

 
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Ubisoft: ZombiU not profitable, no sequel plans

Ubisoft CEO Yves Guillemot has revealed ZombiU made no money, the Wii U launch title failing to become "even close" to profitable. Despite rumors and teasing, it now appears no sequel is on the cards for the foreseeable future. Th...   read

 
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Wii U bundle

Wii U ZombiU Deluxe Set throws in a Pro Controller

As skeptical as I was that ZombiU would have staying power after the Wii U launch, I must say, the game's multiplayer in which one person manages zombies and the other tries to fend them off really won me over. Those of you who held off on ...   read

 
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ZombiU devs 'disappointed' by early US reviews

ZombiU producer Guillaume Brunier has confessed that early opinions on the Wii U launch title disappointed his team, admitting that nobody expected some of the harsh feedback provided by sites like Game Informer and GameSpot.  "We were...   read

 
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Sexy Zombie Time

Suggestive ZombiU ads exacerbate ongoing controversy

ZombiU is, by all accounts, a pretty decent game that uses the Wii U's GamePad in some interesting ways. It's helped breathe new life into a genre that's been in decay for the better part of a decade. And hey, if nothing else, zombie-killin...   read

 
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ZombiU devs sneaking hidden messages into game

According to Ubisoft Montpellier, ZombiU's mysterious Prepper isn't the only one watching players as they pick their way through London's undead-infested streets. The developer is monitoring online survivors, and leaving hidden messages in ...   read

 
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ZombiU

Review: ZombiU

ZombiU will be viewed through a very particular lens, one designed to scrutinize the Wii U's worth as a "hardcore" gaming system. One of the few original launch titles built to appeal to the lifelong gamer, many are going to judge its worth...   read

 
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ZombiU

Preview: Control the dead in ZombiU's multiplayer

Many survival horror fans have already been anticipating Ubisoft's ZombiU for some time. What you may not know, though, is that ZombiU will also be coming with three offline multiplayer modes. Before single-player elitism takes hold of you,...   read

 
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ZombiU trailer walks you through its GamePad gimmickry

Here's a brief walkthrough video for Ubisoft's big Wii U exclusive, ZombiU. Designed to demonstrate the more gimmicky gameplay features, you'll get a taste of how you need to use the GamePad to get around Olde London Towne.  The game ...   read

 
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ZombiU's post-apocalyptic world looks highly unpleasant

ZombiU is shaping up to be an easy launch-window purchase for Wii U owners as a complement to whatever obligatory first-party Nintendo title they purchase. I'm a bit worried by how much stuff is delegated to the GamePad, but if it doesn't ...   read

 
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Eat some brain while you watch this new ZombiU trailer

We may have collectively groaned at E3 at "yet another zombie game," but ZombiU has continuously impressed since its debut. Check out the trailer above and our recent preview to see why. Developed by Ubisoft Montpellier, ZombiU is more sur...   read

 
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ZombiU dev diary says the Wii U is needed for horror

"With the Wii U gamepad, we can bring back slow paced, scary moments to the survival horror genre," that is what is said in this ZombiU developer diary, as if games like Amnesia never happened. No, only with the power of TOUCHING A LITTLE ...   read

 
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Preview: ZombiU is a welcome return to survival horror

Horror games are rather scarce these days, particularly on consoles, which are devoid of creeptastic, pants-wetting indie jaunts like Amnesia: The Dark Descent, Slender, or Lone Survivor. It doesn’t help that the heavyweights that exi...   read

 
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gamescom: ZombiU screenshots have zombies in them

Here are some spooky new ZombiU screenshots hot out of Cologne. Ooh, those zombies look so terrifying with their zombie powers, don't they? Sorry, having to do all these gamescom posts are making me more sarcastic then usual.  I'm inte...   read

 
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E3: ZombiU multiplayer makes you lord of the dead

ZombiU's asymmetrical, competitive multiplayer is a nice little package. It will definitely be a dorm room favorite and a good time at parties. The general premise is that one player (in this case, my homeboy Pungi rocking the Wi...   read

 
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E3: ZombiU could potentially go multiplatform

Chatting with IGN, Ubisoft senior VP of sales and marketing Tony Key explained that the company's Wii U-exclusive survival horror game ZombiU could be adapted to release on Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, but "they would have to change a lot of...   read

 
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E3: Using the Wii U tablet in ZombiU

Ubisoft went into a bit more detail about their zombie title, ZombiU, and how the Wii U Gamepad plays a role. It can be employed in a bunch of situations like sniping, hacking doors, breaking free from grabby undead folk, and scanning the e...   read

 
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E3: ZombiU, exclusive zombie game for Wii U

Ubisoft just revealed a new exclusive Wii U game entitled ZombiU. No gameplay footage was shown, but the title raises a lot of questions. For example, how much is tuition at Zombi U? What's the employment percentage upon graduation? Does Zo...   read

 

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