In this article we list some of the best zombie games releasing this year and beyond. We haven’t just stuck with the highly anticipated but also some lesser-known diamonds in the rough to look out for.
There’s something about fighting, fleeing and surviving in a world plunged into chaos by a flesh-eating army of the undead which players love. Fortunately for us, this year is a big one for zombie titles and we couldn’t be more excited! So let’s get into it.
5 of the best zombie games to look out for
Resident Evil Village (7th May / PC, PS5, Xbox Series X/S)
This will be the eighth mainline entry to the historic iconic, Resident Evil franchise.
Set a couple of years after RE7, Ethan Winters, the protagonist is happily living after being reunited with his wife, Mia.
Of course, happiness never lasts long in Resident Evil and true to its nature, thing’s take a turn for the worse when Chris Redfield shows up, setting off a chain reaction of events which causes Ethan to hunt out a mysterious village in search for answers.
Resident Evil Village will be in first-person and focus more on combat and exploration than RE7.
Undying (TBC / PC)
In this story focused survival game you’ll be controlling a mother who will protect her son at all costs but also becomes infected by a zombie virus.
With only a few days until the virus takes full control of her she has to fight to survive and teach her son as many valuable survival skills as possible so he can survive in this hostile post-apocalyptic world.
You’ll have to complete a variety of standard survival tasks such as finding shelter, gathering and crafting materials but in some situations, you’ll have to give in to your flesh-eating zombie instincts to protect yourselves and the boy. Including, feeding on the flesh of the undead and even using their infected body as camouflage to hide the boy.
Dying Light 2 (TBC / TBC)
This new instalment of Dying Light is a sequel and introduces a new protagonist. Aiden Caldwell who’s an infected survivor with incredible dexterity and combat skills which help to gain allies and consistently escape the ever-reaching grasp of the undead.
Staying true to their parkour mechanics with double the number of manoeuvres with interactive environments which allow you to ride on vehicles and swing from buildings.
The creators, Techland are offering a more open world theme than in the first Dying Light with more player-choice that evolves throughout the game.
Rainbow Six Quarantine (TBC / TBC)
This game has unfortunately been delayed following its E3 2019 announcement. Ubisoft never confirmed a release date but many were hoping to get their hands on it sooner rather than later.
We don’t really have that much information about this upcoming game but it has been described as a “3-player tactical co-op FPS” which is everything we’d expect a Rainbow Six zombie game to be like.
Back 4 Blood (22nd June / PC, PS4, PS5, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S)
Sadly, Valve is refusing to make another Left 4 Dead, enter Back 4 Blood, not quite a new Left 4 Dead but could it be better?
The development has been handed back to Turtle Rock Studios, the team behind the OG Left 4 Dead. Back 4 Blood will include a 4-player co-op both local and online, with a replay-able campaign. A new PvP mode where you can play as monsters and attack other players.
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