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App description: Defend mankind from a killer virus spreading across the globe in this strategic and explosive top down 3D shooter!
Use the fully 3D tactical view of the globe to plan your strategy then control your soldiers in epic missions throughout the world.

Welcome to Global Outbreak. You are the head of Blackhorne Industries, the worlds best and most trusted mercenary outfit.

The world has been hit by a lethal virus, turning people into enraged zombie mutants.

The authorities of each city are working hard to prevent the virus from spreading, but you have been assigned to act quickly and decisively before the bombs drop!

- Location Aware: The game is truly global, and will tailor your gaming experience around your location.

- Soldiers: In the fight against global annihilation people are key. Build up a roster of elite mercenaries by leveling up their abilities. Take them from campaign to campaign and build an army of ultimate warriors to fight the infection.

- Weapons: Increase your firepower by unlocking new weapons and researching an immense range of upgrades.

- Unique Controls: Direct your squads with a control system designed from the ground up for touchscreens, allowing you to play the game with just one finger.

WE RECOMMEND PLAYING ON iPHONE 4 (& UP) OR iPAD 2 (& UP)

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Global Outbreak

ShortRound Games
Genres: Games Arcade Strategy
Free


Quote:
Defend mankind from a killer virus spreading across the globe in this strategic and explosive top down 3D shooter!
Use the fully 3D tactical view of the globe to plan your strategy then control your soldiers in epic missions throughout the world.

Welcome to Global Outbreak. You are the head of Blackhorne Industries, the worlds best and most trusted mercenary outfit.

The world has been hit by a lethal virus, turning people into enraged zombie mutants.

The authorities of each city are working hard to prevent the virus from spreading, but you have been assigned to act quickly and decisively before the bombs drop!

- Location Aware: The game is truly global, and will tailor your gaming experience around your location.

- Soldiers: In the fight against global annihilation people are key. Build up a roster of elite mercenaries by leveling up their abilities. Take them from campaign to campaign and build an army of ultimate warriors to fight the infection.

- Weapons: Increase your firepower by unlocking new weapons and researching an immense range of upgrades.

- Unique Controls: Direct your squads with a control system designed from the ground up for touchscreens, allowing you to play the game with just one finger.

WE RECOMMEND PLAYING ON iPHONE 4 (& UP) OR iPAD 2 (& UP)












Supported Devices:
  • iPhone4-iPhone4
  • iPad2Wifi-iPad2Wifi
  • iPad23G-iPad23G
  • iPhone4S-iPhone4S
  • iPadThirdGen-iPadThirdGen
  • iPadThirdGen4G-iPadThirdGen4G
  • iPhone5-iPhone5
  • iPodTouchFifthGen-iPodTouchFifthGen
  • iPadFourthGen-iPadFourthGen
  • iPadFourthGen4G-iPadFourthGen4G
  • iPadMini-iPadMini
  • iPadMini4G-iPadMini4G
  • iPhone5c-iPhone5c
  • iPhone5s-iPhone5s
  • iPadAir-iPadAir
  • iPadAirCellular-iPadAirCellular
  • iPadMiniRetina-iPadMiniRetina
  • iPadMiniRetinaCellular-iPadMiniRetinaCellular
  • iPhone6-iPhone6
  • iPhone6Plus-iPhone6Plus
  • iPadAir2-iPadAir2
  • iPadAir2Cellular-iPadAir2Cellular
  • iPadMini3-iPadMini3
  • iPadMini3Cellular-iPadMini3Cellular
  • iPodTouchSixthGen-iPodTouchSixthGen
  • iPhone6s-iPhone6s
  • iPhone6sPlus-iPhone6sPlus
  • iPadMini4-iPadMini4
  • iPadMini4Cellular-iPadMini4Cellular
  • iPadPro-iPadPro
  • iPadProCellular-iPadProCellular
  • iPadPro97-iPadPro97
  • iPadPro97Cellular-iPadPro97Cellular
  • iPhoneSE-iPhoneSE
  • iPhone7-iPhone7
  • iPhone7Plus-iPhone7Plus
  • iPad611-iPad611
  • iPad612-iPad612
  • iPad71-iPad71
  • iPad72-iPad72
  • iPad73-iPad73
  • iPad74-iPad74

Minimum iOS Version: iOS 7.0

Download Size: 164.9MB

07-05-2017, 11:12 AM
#2
Joined: May 2009
Posts: 836
First thing it said was that it would tailor my experience around the United Kingdom and yet here I am, tea-less.

Anyway; Cannon Fodder style game. Could be alright; only had time for a couple of minutes before I actually needed a cuppa.

07-05-2017, 06:08 PM
#3
Joined: Jun 2015
Posts: 954
Early impressions are good.
Has a bit of an xcom feel but with realtime combat. You have bases to build and you send out your troops to fight infected people rather than aliens.
There are two forms of iap's, gold and Research. Prices are on the high side. I don't know yet how necessary they will be.
Very polished looking game, especially on the big iPad Pro.
07-05-2017, 09:48 PM
#4
Certainly Xcom inspired in both spirit and presentation, but actual gameplay: a wide departure from that hallmark game.

It's a point-click-n-draw, squad-based, free-to-play, realtime strategy game. It has all the trappings of any other freemium mobile game: timers, currencies, predetermined progression and an ever encroaching paywall.

My description is not an opinion or intended as derogatory, it's just what it is. If your good with all that and love your Zombies, it sure to please.

While its not exceptionally entertaining, it does have its charms and can see it hooking those who don't mind the freemium mode. After a half dozen missions, my "acceleration" meter is about out if juice, and Ive just about reached the point of "pay or wait"; I'll choose the latter.

My only real complaint is that in between missions, the game continues to run in real time, with infections spreading across the map, taking over entire cities in a fraction of the time (seconds) it takes to fly your squad there to address it. It's an obvious pay-to-play incentive to use "acceleration" energy, and while "incentives" are to be expected, this one is completely illogical, dispelling any illusion that through skill and tactics, your little squad might save the world.
07-06-2017, 08:49 AM
#5
So is is better or worse than 'War of the Zombie'?
07-06-2017, 10:16 AM
#6
Joined: Apr 2009
Posts: 782
These are the guys who made another zombie game published by Chillingo called Extraction way back in the day. It was really good, but it wasn't squad based. I'm looking forward to trying this one out.

Last edited by Reaganomics; 07-06-2017 at 09:35 PM.
07-06-2017, 09:31 PM
#7
Quote:
Originally Posted by LunaKnight2 View Post
So is is better or worse than 'War of the Zombie'?
Wow I haven't heard anyone mention that game Ina long time, what a great game that is. I can't imagine this f2p game comes close to War of the Zombie though.

Looks interesting enough but with someone stating the gameplay being balanced to spend money, I don't have much faith. I hope I'm wrong though, I looks cool!