|Dredd vs. Zombies|
|You must protect Mega-City One from a zombie invasion! Arm yourself with a Lawgiver pistol and three other devastating, upgradable weapons. Fight four deadly zombie archetypes in thirty levels of game play.|
Who doesn’t like opening up new presents on Christmas day! This Christmas Rebellion Games has released their very popular iOS and Android titles to the Windows Phone 8 platform! Dredd vs. Zombies is the first! take a look below:
Judge Dredd vs. Zombies is a top-down shooter developed by Rebellion games, a well-known PC and console developer. It’s no doubt that the game has been released to help promote the new Dredd movie, but with that said, the gameplay is completely apart from the story within the movie, but the game can be enjoyed without any regards to the Judge Dredd story or universe.
Gameplay and Controls
I’m not so sure what’s appealing about zombies anymore, but they still seem to sell extremely well. In fact, if we were to ever fall victim of a zombie apocalypse, I wouldn’t be surprised if they were all boxed up and sold as exotic pets. Even with the less-than-original enemy designs, the combat system is a little different to other top-down shooters, and it’s something I’ve taken a big liking to.
Judge Dredd vs. Zombies features:
- Simple to learn and use ‘Single-Stick’ controls
- Four upgradeable weapons
- Seven equipment upgrades, from Body Armor to Iron Will – each gives a different combat advantage
- Three episodes and thirty levels of game play, with high replayability
- Star and Commendation system reward skilled gameplay – are you good enough to earn a Commendation?
- 16 achievements to collect!
Game Modes and Other Content
Judge Dredd features a basic campaign that challenges you through increasingly difficult stages and arenas where you’ll be asked to complete repetitive tasks such as killing a certain number of zombies or reaching a finish zone. The campaign doesn’t really have much of a backstory, but each zone has a small box of text giving information on what Dredd is apparently doing within the eight stages in each zone. There is also an arena mode which allows you to choose different unlocked locations to fight in. The arena mode works very similarly to the campaign mode, just without the linear progression.
When you complete a stage you’ll be given a star rating. The star rating is based upon the amount of points you have collected within the stage. Each zombie kill will get you a small sum of points, but if you’re reaching for three stars you’ll need to kill zombies quickly to rack up a multiplier which will be displayed in the top left hand of the screen. If you stop killing zombies for a quick breather, your multiplier bar will deplete. Luckily there are shield pick-ups within each level that give you a few extra points and keep your multiplier going whilst you’re out of the action.