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App description: While on an expedition to some recently discovered ruins near Machu Picchu in Peru, world renowned archaeologist Max Jones is bitten by an unknown insect. Hours later he dies. His interns transport Max's body back to camp where an ambulance takes him to the morgue. Two miles from the hospital they are attacked. 48 Hours later all of South America is under martial law.

The rest of the world turns attempts to turn a blind eye to the events happening in Peru, but as the infection spreads news reports begin to leak out. 72 Hours after Max dies, the infection is global.

Hoping to stock up before it is too late, you decide to make a quick run to the mall to gather supplies. That was your first mistake.

Two Exciting Modes of Play

Story Mode - Play the game from start to Finish
Survival Mode - How many zombies can you kill in 90 seconds?


- Calibrate your iPhone from the settings menu! Just click on the Info Button -> Calibrate. Hold the phone how you wish and hit Calibrate. Calibration only works up to a 45 degree angle from looking top down on the phone.

- Click on the Pause Menu to exit the game or switch weapons.

- Tilt controls - Tap anywhere on the screen to shoot, Tilt the phone to move.

- Thumb Joystick - Use the Joystick to move, and the shoot button to shoot.

jonmulcahy's comments:
I just got word from Apple that Z is for Zombie version 1.2 is out. This update addressed some pretty big complaints with the game, and should resolve most of the glitches people reported. The updates are listed in full below, but the one thing I want to touch upon is the complete rewrite of the Zombie spawning system. I rewrote it from the ground up, and got some pretty big performance improvements. People with the original iPhone / iPod Touches who reported the game slowing down to a crawl then freezing should be able to play without any problems. There are also some Game Over screens which should resolve the 'crashes to main screen' problems people were seeing. That, with the redesigned HUD should resolve most issues people had. You now have to click on the pause button to do anything, and then you're prompted to quit, or resume (as you can see in the screenshots below.

I'm wrapping up development on version 1.3, which I want to have submitted this weekend. It's adding an additional level, the Mall, and I've managed to squeeze out even more performance from the Spawn system, but some additional weapons if I can finish those in time.

You can find it in the App Store Here

Anyways, onto the full list of features:
  • Better Zombie AI
  • Redesigned HUD to prevent accidental exiting
  • Redesigned ammo and heath boxes to make them more visible
  • Rewrote entire zombie spawning module – significant performance improvement
  • Game Over screens
  • In game instructions via Info Button
  • Pause Button
  • Fixed an AI bug that prevented it from working in the later levels
  • Tweaked the icon to make it the proper size, it was 1px too short.
  • Some other minor performance improvements


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11-25-2009, 07:29 PM
Looks good!
11-25-2009, 08:44 PM
Joined: Oct 2009
Posts: 500
Originally Posted by KiwiLime View Post
Looks good!

this should fix all the performance and crashing issues people saw with 1.1.