Review: Zombie Army Trilogy (PS4)

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The cult horror shooter series comes to an apocalyptic conclusion with an epic new third chapter, a heart-pumping new horde mode, and remastered editions of the best-selling Nazi Zombie Army 1 & 2.

zombie army trilogy (4)

Pros:

  • Crisp graphics with some top notch lighting and shadow work.
  • Campaign and horde modes.
  • Online Co op for upto 4 players.
  • Quick match and private room settings.
  • Third person zombie survival arcade game.
  • Hidden collectibles.
  • Choose your loadout.
  • Film reel effect video option which makes the game all black and white and presentation is that of an old style zombie flick.
  • Uses the Dualshock 4 controller to emit zombie sounds.
  • Loot bodies for ammo.
  • Guns can be found in game.
  • Excellent zombie damage model. Shoot their arms off and watch the headbutt you,  shoot legs and the crawl.
  • 8 characters to choose from.
  • Four difficulty options.
  • Full Platinum trophy.
  • Score system where chaining kills can increase your score.  Score more for distance headshots etc.
  • Kills show distance.
  • Slow motion kills are back.
  • Loadout consists of a primary, secondary,  heavy and 4 projectiles like grenades, land Mines etc.
  • Kick melee move that also does the head stomp finisher.
  • Excellent musical score,  With an overwhelming feeling of a cheesy zombie flicks from yester year.  the music really is excellent and adds so much atmosphere.
  • Different types of zombies.
  • Safe rooms are where you can change guns, Collect ammo.
  • Full 3D support.
  • Online leaderboards.
  • Detailed stats screen.
  • Trophy counter.
  • Boss fights.
  • Auto saves.
  • Checkpoint system.
  • 10GB file size.  Downloads 3.5GB then the rest in the background.

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Cons:

  • No jump button.
  • Feels like a corridor shooter.
  • Lag online is nigh on impossible to play.
  • Ammo allocation is bad.  You always get the wrong ammo.
  • Slow ass reload.
  • Checkpoints are far and few between,  meaning you can expect to replay sections.
  • Looting is slow and awkward.
  • No mini map.
  • Gets repetitive.
  • No visible health bar.

Zombie Army Trilogy (7)


In Summary,  the game surprised me, It is actually really good fun. Not really a game you would play all the time but a perfect late night binge game. The shooting is excellent while the music is one of the best parts. Co op is fun, the game actually works better in Co op. It’s a game I will continue to play. Yes you could say it’s just a next gen duck hunt without the dog,  but what is so wrong with that. The story is crap,  the game never really changes but the whole presentation is top notch and it is so playable.

Jim Smale

Gaming since the Atari 2600, I enjoy the weirdness in games counting Densha De Go and RC De Go as my favourite titles of all time. I prefer gaming of old where buying games from a shop was a thing, Being social in person was a thing. Join me as I attempt to adapt to this new digital age!

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