Use your wits, weapons, and the city itself to save Franklin from the zombie apocalypse in this exciting indie action puzzler.
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Data di rilascio: 2 mar 2012

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Informazioni sul gioco

Containment: The Zombie Puzzler is an action puzzle game like you’ve never seen before. The goal of Containment is to surround zombies with survivors of the same color. But watch out for the zombies—they'll fight back by infecting the survivors in the street. Through the game's pulse-pounding campaign and multiple survival modes, you'll use your wits, items you find you along the way, and even the town around you to contain the zombie outbreak.

Key Features:

  • Not a Match 3 In Containment, you don’t match three of anything—you eliminate zombies by surrounding them with survivor tiles.
  • These Tiles are Alive Each tile is a fully animated character that interacts not just with its fellow survivors and zombies, but also with the environment.
  • Unique Storytelling There's no time for cutscenes or dialog boxes when the undead are trying to eat you—the story of Franklin County and its survivors is told through in-world text as you make your escape through what's left of the city.
  • Real-Time/Turn-Based Containment combines the cerebral strategy of a puzzle game with all the real-time action you'd expect from a zombie attack.
  • WMD’s Playing the game well rewards you with useful items that you can use against the zombie horde to devastating effect.
  • The Environment is Your Friend Franklin itself becomes a weapon as you knock over signs, power up heavy cranes, and roll cars over zombies.
  • Boss battles Yeah, that’s right. We even have boss battles. You haven’t seen zombies like these before.

Requisiti di sistema

Windows
Mac OS X
SteamOS + Linux
    • OS:Windows XP or later
    • Processor:2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:128 MB Video RAM and Shader 2.0
    • DirectX®:9.0c
    • Hard Drive:600 MB HD space
    • Sound:Windows Compatible
    • OS:OS X Leopard 10.58, Snow Leopard 10.6.3 or later
    • Processor:Intel Mac
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:128 MB Video RAM and Shader 2.0
    • Hard Drive:600 MB HD space
    • OS:Ubuntu 10.10+, SteamOS+
    • Processor:2.4GHz or equivalent
    • Memory:1 GB RAM
    • Graphics:128 MB Video RAM and Shader 2.0
    • Hard Drive:600 MB HD space
Recensioni utili
1 persone su 2 (50%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
7.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 marzo
It's a short game well imagine because it's a lot more interesting than jewels or candy crush.
It's pretty simple and you can follow a little story between the levels.
However I do not consider it as a good game so buy it only if you are sure to like it.
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6 persone su 6 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
6.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 27 novembre 2013
Ammetto di essere stato preso con l’inganno da questo gioco, inizialmente pensavo fosse più simile a Might & Magic: Clash of Heroes. Sarà stata la visuale e il movimento a “cascata”, sarà stato il vedere lo spostamento di unità per formare delle combo, ma mi ero fatto un’idea totalmente diversa di questo giochillo targato Bootsnake Games. Il gameplay a rompicapo prevede una semplice regola: accerchia gli zombi e derivati con un particolare tipo di unità e sopravvivi. Come potete vedere nell’immagine del paragrafo, il sistema diretto per far fuori i non morti è quello di collocare un determinato tipo di unità (ce ne sono quattro: poliziotti, soldati, punk e scienziati) ai quattro lati del nemico, o dei nemici, da far saltare in aria. Un click continuo, insomma, per spostare la gente in tempo prima che la piaga si allarghi. Non abbiamo capito se la diffusione del gene malato sia dovuta al tempo trascorso o agli spostamenti compiuti, ma l’imperativo fondamentale di questo gioco è uno solo: siate veloci.

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21 persone su 24 (88%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
18.4 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 6 agosto 2014
Essentially it is a flash game, an enjoyable variant similar to the Candy Crush type game if you've ever played it, that will provide around 5-20 hours of fun. At its core its a puzzle game with strong elements of strategy.

The premise of the game is that you have to surround groups of zombies with the same type/coloured survivor to remove them from play. Survivors consist of the soldier, the policeman, the cheerleader and the thug, each providing a different voiceover when a group is cleared which is quite nicely done.

There is one 5 act/20 level campaign which should take you around 5 hours to complete. The learning curve is very well done which is good as there is only one difficulty setting.

A range of harder zombie types provide the bulk of the challenge is this game as you progress through the campaign. The simplistic gameplay is added to with environmental hazards that can kill off survivors or block more of them from coming through to reinforce the game board. Additionally you can have up to three power-ups to blast away groups of zombies when in a tight sequeeze. There are around 6/7 each individually adapted to provide a unique destructive effect when used.

There are three additional survival levels that you can play if you get hooked while the soundtrack is very basic.

If you are an achievement hunter it should take you between 14-20 hours in total to get the last one, as its a grinder!

Overall Id say the game does what it says in the store page. Its nothing special but it is enjoyable if you like this sort of game, as I have. If you are a hardcore game then this is probably not for you unless you like a dose of casual on the side!
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16 persone su 16 (100%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
1.6 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 30 settembre 2015
Puzzle games seem so sleek and perfected now, but stumbling out of the shadows comes a low budget, low production, yet solid, entertaining and engaging puzzler for your brain to chew on. Containment: The Zombie Puzzler is a tile based puzzle game where you need to surround zombies with matching people. Once you've surrounded a cluster of zombies with pink scientists, yellow punks, blue officers or green soldiers they kill the zombies and disappear themselves. Then the tiles fall to the south like falling tiles and others come in from the north. Its easy to shuffle your people around, click one and then another. No matter where they are, they'll exchange positions.

I say its like falling tiles, because the camera is overhead and these tiles are really people on a street. Its an easy, engaging and enthralling game. If a zombie is at the edge of the puzzle grid, you only need to contain it with three or two people if its in a corner. Zombies only need to be contained by north, south, east and west rather than including northeast, northwest, southeast and so on.

Spend too much time and the zombies will target an adjacent human. After more time, they attack and turn them into a zombie. That's when things get interesting, because you need more people to surround and contain them back to death. If there are enough zombies you might lack the same color of personnel to contain them all.

On top of a standard shuffling of people, there are special abilities. These abilities are dropped in crates and you can find them in trash cans unless there is a zombie lurking inside. They add more depth to the game. You can get a sniper shot that puts a bullet in a zombie's head to kill it instantly. An air drop that bombs a horizontal line of people and zombies alike. There's a line of radiation suits that turns three people into any color. Electricity will zap three people or zombies in a line. A grenade will destroy an area of seven people or zombies while a Molotov cocktail engulfs several tiles at random. While you can only hold three abilities at once, which is more than enough, you can carry them from block to block.

The campaign is broken into several blocks per chapter with five chapters making up each of the game's three acts. It tells a story between the puzzles. The areas around the puzzles are all unique environments. Wrecked autos, playgrounds, streets and abandoned buildings. When camera moves from one cluster of humans and zombies you see text floating in the air over the road. Its nothing ground breaking, but its more interesting to see the seamless integration of a hovering camera between blocks.

Each block is different, so the puzzles are more than just perfect square grids. Sometimes a gas station will explode and collapse blocking any new reinforcements. To keep things interesting the game throws new challenges, such as zombies coming in from the sides. Win the block before they get to your people or you have more to contend with. Other times zombies will target people from above and just drop in. Normal zombies turn into grander zombies that need to be contained twice, but the problem with this is that the mega zombies look too similar to the normal ones.

The campaign suffers a bit from no rewards for everyone surviving a block of game. You're just pushing on to complete block after block of each level resulting in no replay value other than its a good game. There is a survival mode that feels more like a traditional puzzle game where you get a score and graded at the end based on your time and survivors. You can get combos for killing two zombie areas at once and cascades for killing one area of zombies and then more people fall into place and kill other zombies.

Containment is a blend of great puzzle design with a sprinkle of charm, humor, bad voice acting that fits the unpolished aesthetic. The game is never horrifying, but it is bloody. There are overhead visuals of zombies eating people, blood splatters here and there and its done in a half bloody half silliness. The game itself could look better. The people could look more pleasing to the eyes from this overhead perspective.

If you can look beyond its visual flaws and cheesy voices, there's a good puzzle game here. The low price makes it a good investment of money for your puzzle entertainment.
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11 persone su 13 (85%) hanno trovato questa recensione utile
9.2 ore in totale
Pubblicata: 12 ottobre 2014
Another zombie game, you're thinking? Well, no, not really. At least, not a TYPICAL zombie game by any means.

As the title states, it's a puzzler - no hybrid zombie shooter-♥♥♥-puzzler. Just a puzzler. So why the zombie inclusion? For the most part, it's not relevant really at all. It could be anything that takes the place of those zombies, but the important thing is it's a pretty good puzzler.

It's based on the "match 3" style of puzzle, and you start with a full grid of objects/zombies (a bit like Bejeweled) - and just like Bejeweled, once you clear a group, the spaces are refilled. That's about where similarities end.

Your basic aim is to clear the zombies on the board, and the way you clear a group is to surround them with a colour-coded group of your little guys, doing their utmost against the contagion (go little guys!) As the game progresses, slight variations and hurdles are introduced to up the ante. Difficulty is kept nicely linear, and paced just right. I could go into deeper description of these hurdles, but I think doing so would rather spoil it for you. There's not much else to say about the mechanics - it does what it should rather well indeed.

The levels are tied together in a "story mode" format, and to be frank, the story is pretty rubbish, and terribly amateurly written. However, as this is in the form of text on-screen, there's no awful voice acting to listen to, and it skims along quickly enough, so that you soon progress onto the next level with a minimal of fuss. In short, you can easily ignore it, and it impacts the game in no other way than this.

So, even if you've completely had your fill of the over-used zombie craze, this is a worthy purchase, especially if "matching" puzzles are your thing. I picked it up in an indie bundle and was pleasantly surprised - so much so that I replayed it as soon as I'd finished the story mode. It's not exactly very graphically intensive either, so a moderate/low PC should run it capably too.

All in all a pleasant little puzzler that very much does it's own slant on a formula, and well worth the purchase. As always my metric is price, and I'd say this is worth a good £6-7. If you aren't so into puzzles, then I'd still recommend it, although you should adjust the price accordingly.
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