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5.0 out of 5 stars
They should call this game art..........., 14 Sep 2006
= Fun:5.0 out of 5 stars
And yes they should. You play freelance photo jounalist Frank West, in search for the scoop of a lifetime. You get a tip that something big is going down at the small town of Willemet, Colorado. From the skies it looks like the town is devastated by a massive, violent riot. But it turns out the whole town is infested by zombies. You land on the shopping mall and have 72 hours to figure out whats going on the town.
And since it's set in a shopping mall, why not kill time by hanging around at leasure park, and cut off zombies legs with that sickle. Or go into the alfresca plaza and cut zombies in half with a hedge trimmer, and chainsaw. The sheer range of weopans is absolutely imenise (with more than 200+), and they all respond differently. The is a diffence if you smash a zombies head with a bowling ball, than using a dumbell from the gym. They all make differnt sounds to, so when you hit a zombie with an electric guitar it makes a sound that you want hear.
Also the graphics in the game are beautiful. I don't have one of those HD TV's, but still it's very realistic. They framerate does not seem to skip when there are 500 zombies on screen.
But it does have some cons, like the use of only one save slot, but i suppose if you had more you could complete the game easily. Oh yeh, the length of the game is not 72 hours, more like 6 hours.
All in all, the game is relativly short, but is amazingly fun. Capcom have done well with this, and if there is another game like this, I will be damned as it is so origanly and oozing with class. So if you want to sit down, and play a truely imersing game for a day or 2, then dead rising will be the perfect time spender.