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Average User Score: 7.3Jul 1, 2013I've been waiting for an open-world zombie game ever since Activision canceled "Dead Rush" at the beginning of this PS3/360 consoleI've been waiting for an open-world zombie game ever since Activision canceled "Dead Rush" at the beginning of this PS3/360 console generation. This is the game I'd hoped to get.
"State of Decay" does just about everything right. Instead of relying on cinematics to tell the story and impress the player with a sense of drama and urgency, the gameplay itself manages to keep the player engaged and immersed in the world Undead Labs has created. Scavenging, sneaking, and fighting, players must try and keep their ever-depleting stock of supplies from dwindling to nothing.
Most notably, rather than playing a single character, players much change between various members of their community due to fatigue or death, which allows playing different ways with different characters, due to each one's specific abilities.
This game would be a perfect 10 for me, but it has some jarring camera problems, frequent framerate chugging, and a number of bugs which made it difficult to keep my base going. However, it's not enough to dock a point for it, and this is the best XBLA title I've ever played.… Expand
Average User Score: 7.8Oct 31, 2010It's been a while since I've laughed this much playing a game. The writing is great, and the simple gameplay had me playing much longer thanIt's been a while since I've laughed this much playing a game. The writing is great, and the simple gameplay had me playing much longer than I'd intended to at every session. It's full of all kinds of moments which made me nostalgic for the days of imagining my crappy costume to be on par with the Star Wars movies' own costuming efforts. It's short and sweet. I can't wait for DF's next "bite-sized" game.… Expand