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PaydayZ: Overkill's Walking Dead Co-op FPS

Z-z-z-zombie!

Don't blame the zombie. Look at 'im! That brainless schlub isn't responsible for the shoddy games he's often found in. He's a symptom, not the cause. You know what, I think I might even enjoy murdering the li'l fella. Zombies be damned, I'm looking forward to Payday creators Overkill's new game--a co-op FPS based on The Walking Dead--because it's a co-op FPS made by Overkill. It wasn't the fool zombies' fault that the last Walking Dead FPS was such a horrible mess. Those poor zombies have enough on their hands, and some don't even have those.

Overkill's game will tell a story with new characters in Washington fighting to keep their innards internal. It'll be gritty and all. Beyond that, almost every useful detail is within this Q&A quote:

Overkill's The Walking Dead is a co-op first person shooter with elements of action, role-playing, survival horror and stealth, that invites players to explore the hugely popular The Walking Dead universe, where they will play the role of survivors fending for themselves in a post-apocalyptic world dominated by flesh-eating walkers.

Overkill say they still are working on Payday 2, with a year of support and DLC planned. They ruffled a few feathers by teasing a big surprise on Payday 2's first birthday then announcing a different game, but are giving Payday 2 players a barbed wire-wrapped baseball bat to swing around in Walking Dead style.

Overkill's parent company Starbreeze are self-publishing this one--a first. Here, have a teaser trailer but, as it is a teaser trailer, don't expect much from it:

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Overkill's The Walking Dead

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Alice O'Connor

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Alice has been playing video games since SkiFree and writing about them since 2009, with nine years at RPS. She enjoys immersive sims, roguelikelikes, chunky revolvers, weird little spooky indies, mods, walking simulators, and finding joy in details. Alice lives, swims, and cycles in Scotland.
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