Band Together and Defeat the Horde in Zombie Apocalypse 2

October 20, 2011 Written by Tyler Minarik

A new trailer for Zombie Apocalypse 2 has been released showing off squad based play and new upgraded powers.

Zombie Apocalypse 2 is the follow up to Backbone Entertainment’s 2009 twin stick shooter which brings significant improvements to the successful original. I had the opportunity to check it out earlier this year at E3, where new level layouts and special powers were available to try out in an early build of the game.  One noticeable change was the transition from arena style levels to progressive ones, similar to the also popular twin stick zombie shooting game, Dead Nation. Besides that, players now have the ability to switch characters on the fly to make use of each one’s unique special ability, like using the teddy bear bomb or a healing power to buff your teammates. A new trailer just released shows the game in action, which chaotic battles, huge explosions, and plenty of special powers being fired off withing.

Zombie Apocalypse 2 is also a working title, and has also been seen under the name Zombie Apocalypse: Never Die Alone. No official release date has been announced yet, but Zombie Apocalypse 2 should be arriving on the PSN and XBLA sometime this fall. The PSN itself has been flooded with twin stick shooters, three of which involved killing zombies (Burn, Zombie, Burn!, Zombie Apocalypse, and Dead Nation) but it seems the masses just can’t get enough of murdering the zombie horde. Are you ready to dive back into more zombie killing mayhem from a top down view later this year, or are the zombies finally beginning to warm out their welcome?