Into The Dead takes us to a bleak future apocalypse where you are a sole survivor amongst a hungry horde of zombies. After a helicopter crash you find yourself in the middle of a field full of zombies. You must run and survive as long as possible dodging outstretched arms of the undead, jumping fences and running through corn fields and forests.
This endless runner adventure is a gruesome delight from developers PikPok. It has reached over 10 million downloads and it’s easy to see it’s appeal to both casual and seasoned gamers. The creepy black and white graphics have a Night of the Living Dead feel, with it’s sparse use of color reserved for those horrible zombie eyes. Get caught or run past a corpse are you treated to lovely bone crunching fleshy chewing which will inevitably happen.
You are given a few advantages in the form of a small armory of weapons, including a pistol, automatic rifle, shotgun and the reliable, meat-splitting chainsaw. These can be unlocked via coins and achievements, in-app payments. You can find in game arsenal also amongst marked crates and crosses.
You can complete with friends to reach new top distances, collect coins and conquer you can unlock new weapons, new zombie packs and other bonuses. PikPok have announced the two additional modes Massacre and Hardcore as coming soon in 2013 so expect continues intrest to the game.
Into The Dead is available for Free for iOS and Android devices.