What do you get when you take the immense and immersive
free-roaming world of Grand Theft Auto, and fill it
to the brim with the living dead? First of all you
get a really happy Devin, but most importantly you
get Dead Rising, the newest survival horror title
from the genre's greatest developer, Capcom.
most enticing feature of this game is the fact that
anything can be used as a weapon. Yes, anything. After
all, you are stuck in a mall. At your disposal will
be items ranging from plants, to lawn mowers, to guns
to cutting boards. Items used for melee attacks can
be used to whack a zombie or be thrown. Each item
will also decay, so the more you use it the more fragile
it becomes. There is also a power melee attack, which
will destroy anything in your path, as well as your
did I mention that anything can be used as a weapon?
Good, because your enemies are tools at your mercy.
As the quite ugly photojournalist, you'll also have
a grab button. Grabbing enemies in different ways
will trigger different actions. Grab an enemy face
to face, and you'll pick up the zombie gorilla press
style, just like the Ultimate Warrior, and then toss
away. Grab an enemy from behind and you'll get a hold
of the zombie's head, bashing it into the ground.
Finally if you go up to a fallen zombie's feet and
grab it, then you'll be able to spin the zombie around
in a circular fashion. I think your imagination can
figure out what to do with the zombie then.
most impressive aspect of Dead Rising is the amount
of zombies on screen at one time. The Xbox 360's Next-Gen
power is put to the test, placing thousands of zombies
on screen, all clamoring for human flesh. Your; human
Rising is looking to be one of the most exciting titles
coming out for the Xbox 360. Free roaming world, thousands
of zombies and the fact that almost every item in
game can be used as a weapon are all positive, key
features. I'm dying to play this game, and you should