Posts Tagged ‘Nation Red’

Have You Played… Nation Red?

Have You Played? is an endless stream of game retrospectives. One a day, every day of the year, perhaps for all time.

I don’t remember when or how Nation Red ended up in my Steam library, which I think must mean it was part of a bundle yonks ago. Thanks, mystery bundle! I’ve played a good few hours over the yonks, often getting urges to revisit and reinstalling it for a few more rounds. Nation Red, see, is a top-down arena shooter with, yes, zombies, I know, okay, but also randomised powerups, weapon drops, and character perks which mean things get proper silly.

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Zomb-arena: Nation Red Demo


Today is a good day. The sun is shining, the coffee is hot, and the internet coughs up a zombie game demo. In this particular instance of zombification it’s a kind of top-down, round-based Left 4 Dead or perhaps more like the splendid Larva Mortus. The zombies come a-charging, and you have to keep on collecting the power-ups to get through the level. The name of the game is Nation Red, by KaosKontrol and DiezelPower, and it will apparently be on full release next week on Direct2Drive and GamersGate. Enough wibbling: get it here, and splatter some undead.