And what better thing to do with a horde of zombies than to set them on fire and hit them with a baseball bat? With Pinnacle Entertainments new “Burn Zombie Burn,” the goal is immolation and extermination. The Playstation Network original features frenzied combat and deft maneuvering of wave upon wave of undead.
Dispatch the animated dead with chainsaws, lawnmowers, shotguns, and even dance-ray guns that manipulate ghouls to dance a Thriller-ish dance to Thriller-ish music. The simultaneous evasion and shooting mechanic smacks of a gory Geometry Wars, but that’s a good thing. By setting groups of zombies aflame you increase the score multiplier, rocketing your score into heavenly heights when you finally unload your gatling gun upon them or coax them into planted TNT.
There is something viscerally entertaining about seeing a mob of flaming corpses trailing the main character Bruce (Bruce Campbell clone), only to be blown to bits by a previously planted nitro-bomb. The game is set to release March 30, 2009, so ready your flame-throwers.
Is this looking particularly tasty to anyone else? Or does anybody think the recent trend of all things zombie is getting a little tired?