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Zombie Run Review

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Posted: 9 months ago, last updated 9 days ago.

Author: @GeekDadGamer and Jo Robertson.

OverviewOverview

Zombie Run is a combination of fitness app, radio play and zombie game. You choose the distance on the app, run in the real world and the narrative plays in your headphones.

You don't have to run a specific route, but with clever writing and pace detection, it offers plot points that encourage you to keep going. Then at certain points in the run you need to go a bit faster to escape an attack.

There are now over 400 different mission-stories and the app is in its eighth season. Each one offers similar characters but a different plot.

As you run, in addition to the motivation and speed moments, you automatically pick up suppose from your route. These can then be used in the app when you've finished to build up your home base in a lite strategy aspect of the game.

DetailsGame Details

Rating: PEGI 12+, ESRB TEEN

Release Date: 27/02/2012, updated in 2019

Price: Free-to-start

Platforms: Android and iOS

Genres: Action, Adventure, Narrative and Physically Active

Developer: @SixToStart

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CommitmentCommitment

Duration: It takes between 15 minutes and 45 minutes to play a round of this game. Depending on how long you select for your run.
 
Players: This is a single player game.

CostsCosts

This game is free to start playing, but requires payment to continue at some point. Additional in-game purchases are offered for items that enhance the experience. This includes a regular subscription fee (known as a 'battle/season pass') to unlock access to reward items and other aspects of the game. Purcahses seasons for about £7.99-£9.99. A paid "Abel Runner's Club" subscription is available for £17.99 to unlock unlimited access to all game modes and features. You can also pay a yearly subscription for a pro version.

Age RatingsAge Ratings

Rated PEGI 12 mild swearing.

ESRB TEEN for violent references and language.

AccessibilityAccessibility

Accessibility for this game is as follows:
System Settings

Android has accessibility settings including ways to navigate and interact, although not all games support this. iOS has a very extensive suite of accessibility settings including ways to navigate with voice and comprehensive screen reading, though most of the features don't work with games... read more about system accessibility settings.


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