You may remember Madfinger Games as the guys behind the Shadowgun and Dead Trigger series, which have been outrageously popular. This September, they released a new first-person zombie shoot ‘em up called UNKILLED. Like Dead Trigger, UNKILLED takes refuge in audacity as an over-the-top thunderdome of unbridled fun. And also there’s some knock-out graphics.
Just now, Madfinger released a major update that comes stocked with twenty brand-new story missions, new weapons, and a new in-game chat feature that lets you stay in touch with your fellow zombie slayers mid-play. There’s also a new enemy slated to make a gruesome appearance sometime next week as part of a Halloween-themed special event. Furthermore, the game now supports Turkish language options, very handy if you’re of the Turkish persuasion.
For those new to the game, UNKILLED sees you taking charge of a character named Joe, a grade-A badass and member of Wolfpack, which is a privatized military unit based in New York whose sole goal is to track down zombies and eliminate them. The idea is to nip the whole zombie issue in the bud before it becomes an epidemic.
From a story-perspective, this is an interesting take on the genre because it lends the game a sense of stakes that tends to be lacking in the post-apocalyptic setting that tends to dominate zombie tales.
UNKILLED sports a slew of unlockables, one metric buttload of missions (300 prior to this update, although they’re each kind of short), and enough weapon variety to fill out even the most ecumenical gun nut’s armory (which is to say, over fifty different weapons). You’ll also encounter unique bosses and enemies. It’s an easy game to jump into, and it’s quite an addictive time killer. There are IAP’s, but UNKILLED is easy to jump into and it’s compatible with external controllers to boot. Although it’s currently not compatible with Android TV, Madfinger claims that they’ll be pushing that front sometime in the near future.