March 30, 2023

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LucasArts’ 16-bit classic Zombies Ate My Neighbors heading to PC and consoles in June

LucasArts’ fondly remembered 16-bit classic Zombies At My Neighbours is getting a long-awaited re-release on Xbox, PlayStation, Switch, and PC on 29th June.

Zombies Ate My Neighbors, which originally launched on SNES and Sega Mega Drive back in 1993, follows the adventures of Zeke and Julie (who can be played solo or co-operatively) as they attempt to save their neighbours from a host of B-movie monsters – zombies, werewolves, vampires, giant ants, aliens, and so on – on a journey that stretches from suburbia to considerably more spooky locales.

It’s a delightfully silly top-down shooter affair – players can wield everything from fire extinguishers and water pistols to crucifixes and exploding fizzy drinks cans in order to eliminate enemies on their travels – and a game that Eurogamer contributor Dan Whitehead reckoned had stood the test of time in his 2013 retrospective.

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