Contagion isn't your average Zombie Shooter but instead takes a more realistic and different approach to the popular genre with unique characters, environments, weapons, items, and a built in system that makes every round completely unpredictable with resources, objectives, and paths ever changing.
User reviews:
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Mixed (118 reviews) - 46% of the 118 user reviews in the last 30 days are positive.
Overall:
Mostly Positive (10,638 reviews) - 74% of the 10,638 user reviews for this game are positive.
Release Date: Oct 25, 2013

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May 20

Friday Frenzy stream and giveaway. LIVE NOW!



Welcome back to our weekly Contagion "Friday Frenzy." Be sure to join us as we play Contagion and give away a couple copies!

You can watch the Stream -HERE

Indie Sunday
Join us on Sunday as we stream and give away copies of the game we play this week.



Golf With Your Friends
http://store.steampowered.com/app/431240/


There will be no evening stream on Saturday.

Weekly Streaming Schedule
  • Contagious Gaming
    • Wednesday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Thursday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Friday :: Noon - 4PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Saturday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
  • Friday Frenzy Contagion Stream & Giveaway
    • Friday (Frenzy) :: 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00)
  • Indie Sunday
    • Sunday :: Noon - 4PM & 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00)

While this is an individual's stream, it is the Official Friday Frenzy stream. Where we will be giving away free copies of Contagion and of course answering any questions regarding Contagion/Ageless/Monochrome/etc. throughout the week with sneak peaks of what's coming.

LIVE NOW!



We stream our Official Contagion "Friday Frenzy" via our Twitch.Tv Account at- http://www.twitch.tv/tatsur0 every Friday @ Noon - 4PM & 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00) -Click here for current time- and will pass out one or more free copies of Contagion during the Stream!

See you in chat and in-game!

-The Contagion Team

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May 13

Friday Frenzy stream and giveaway! Starting shortly!



Welcome back to our weekly Contagion "Friday Frenzy." Be sure to join us as we play Contagion and give away a couple copies!

You can watch the Stream -HERE

Indie Sunday
Join us on Sunday as we stream and give away copies of the games we play this week.

This week we will be playing 2 games.

Ultimate Chicken Horse
http://store.steampowered.com/app/386940/


and

Town of Salem
http://store.steampowered.com/app/334230/


Weekly Streaming Schedule
  • Contagious Gaming
    • Wednesday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Thursday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Friday :: Noon - 4PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
    • Saturday :: Noon - 6PM & 8PM - 10PM PST (GMT - 08:00)
  • Friday Frenzy Contagion Stream & Giveaway
    • Friday (Frenzy) :: 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00)
  • Indie Sunday
    • Sunday :: Noon - 4PM & 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00)

While this is an individual's stream, it is the Official Friday Frenzy stream. Where we will be giving away free copies of Contagion and of course answering any questions regarding Contagion/Ageless/Monochrome/etc. throughout the week with sneak peaks of what's coming.

LIVE shortly!



We stream our Official Contagion "Friday Frenzy" via our Twitch.Tv Account at- http://www.twitch.tv/tatsur0 every Friday @ Noon - 4PM & 8PM - Midnight PST (GMT - 08:00) -Click here for current time- and will pass out one or more free copies of Contagion during the Stream!

See you in chat and in-game!

-The Contagion Team

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About This Game


What they're saying about Contagion

"Contagion aims to save the zombie game genre from itself" -GamesBeat
"Contagion does have a small role to play in the great gaming zombie apocalypse. I quite like it." -RockPaperShotgun
"Contagion is a gory, addictive horror game that’s well worth its $20 price tag" -Bloody-Disgusting
"Contagion presents a tense survival based horror game" -Canadian Online Gamers
"Barlowe Square is one of the best levels featured in a multiplayer game" -Hooked Gamers

Dynamic Gameplay

- Each play through is never the same with our built-in randomization system that changes the game/round each time you play!

State Of The Art Gore

- Our advanced gibbing system will immerse you into the game with limbs and organs being blown or hacked off!

Immersive Sound Effects

- Realistic ambient and sound effects that instantly draw you into the games dark apocalyptic atmosphere!

Traditional Zombies

- Slow moving undead that can only be truly laid to rest with a bullet to the brain or enough wasted lead in their body wasting away the ability to function.

Extensive Survival Equipment

- Over 28 vital pieces of equipment from a large selection of firearms, melee weapons, don't forget explosives, support items, tools, and much more to be added!

Unique Game Modes

- Choose from a multitude of classic and new game-modes that require co-op and survival skills in which you escape, extract civilians or hunt each other! Not to mention our Panic modes, upcoming Flatline (Survival) mode and more!

Stop paying more

- We will be releasing new content and 2 DLC Bundles in 2014... For Free! This was decided in 2010. Once you own Contagion you will never have to pay for updates or DLC bundles we develop for it... Ever.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: Windows® 7 32/64-bit / Vista 32/64 / XP 32/64
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 4 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 compatible video card with 256 MB, Shader model 2.0. ATI X800, NVidia 6600 or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HDD Space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    • Hardware: Mouse & Keyboard
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet Connection
    Recommended:
    • OS: Windows® 7 64-bit / Vista 64-bit / XP 32/64
    • Processor: 2.4 GHz Intel Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 8 GB RAM
    • Graphics: DirectX® 9 compatible video card with 512 MB, Shader model 3.0. ATI X1600, NVidia 7600 or better
    • DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 7 GB HDD Space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c Compatible
    • Hardware: Mouse & Keyboard
    • Other Requirements: Broadband Internet Connection
Customer reviews
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Recent:
Mixed (118 reviews)
Overall:
Mostly Positive (10,638 reviews)
Recently Posted
Sielulintu
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 25
This game is looks like an abandoned gem. The gameplay is more realist than L4D2, this one is got more "mature" look. The Hunted mode is just super. It's like a pvpve survival. :) For the downsides, it's barely played. Mostly i see only around 15-20 people online. I love the night maps. It doesn't worth the full price. For that money you can buy better and more populated online games. But i recommend, since it's like a more serious L4D2. :)
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Splatbob1
( 2.4 hrs on record )
Posted: May 24
This is a good game! Most people are to dumb to realize that the devs cant really do anything untill they are able to port the game of an updated version of source, and that will take a while! So stop saying that this is dead, BECAUSE IT IS NOT!!! (I swear, people on steam have no patience)

oh, and 8/10 good game, with few bugs, can't wait for MAC version!
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Wheety
( 196.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 23
Was fun at the beginning but it looks pretty dead now without any further support.
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bdell
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
I feel like this game stole my money.
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_ice _hotfrost
( 19.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
this game is no not the best not close at all

1.this game can be verry repetive with its game modes an limited weapons

2.the player zombies can be hard to kill and eazly wipe out your squad

3.some of the places are way to dark even with my gamma maxed

4. it is a kock off *of the fun better free game no more room in hell*
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⎛⎝BᴀɴᴀɴᴀMᴀɴ⎛
( 20.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 22
This game is really fun. I really enjoy the splitscreen feature, because my friend doesn't have it. I've had the game for a long while, but just now am I really going to "review" it.

THIS IS BIASED OR IN MY OPINION

Pros: """""""""""""""""""""""""
♥♥♥ offers it for $1.01 (currently) {LINK REMOVED}
Zombie mode is unique
Variety of low powered and high powered weapons
Good selection of characters
Good splitscreen
Workshop Mods
Cons: """"""""""""""""""""""""
Bad connection to games "Haven't perosnally experienced"
Dropping ammunition button sometimes gets confusing
Not good comunity backing this game
Overpriced 9.99
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Overall decent game, you should get this game for 1.00 on ♥♥♥ and buy it for friends so ,you guys (and girls) wanna play some zombies some day you always got contagion!
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Gaming InvaS
( 14.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Zombie game
Realistic Gunshots
Realistic Game
Get bitten -you're dead
11/10
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Animaniac
( 19.0 hrs on record )
Posted: May 21
Enjoyable
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Ebola
( 13.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
R.I.P. Contagion. Had alot of hope for this ever since ZP:S died down... But it just got dropped by the makers and died before it was finished...
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storp
( 1.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
eh,,,,,,,
it was kind of boring???
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RaZr Kai
( 21.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
This game adds one more in the zombie genre with a fresh air of real survival, giving you no more details, like a real citizen in a real outbreak would be, so nothing of a crosshair, hints of where you have to go and a very limited inventory.

This makes the game a bit more harder, the only thing you got to really know what to do it´s your phone, and it´s not quite informative as you would like.

The most important thing, the game itself is a slower phased Left 4 Dead and more dangerous, because if you got surrounded by a horde, you can say you are already dead and also, the game relies in a heavy multiplayer support so if you are going to adventure alone, you are going to have a hard time, even in the easiest difficulty.

In conclusion, this game is a good choice if you have another 3 friends willing to acompany you, but if you don´t have´em, don´t bother, the game is almost dead and there are some bugs here and there that will make you swear now and then.
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Hello Klitty
( 38.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 20
I have had so much with this game! I've played it LAN with my sister so many times and we just can't stop laughing!
If you don't play it LAN though i'm not sure how great this game is. It's really hard to find a good server,
and you can't always choose what you want to play unless you buy your own server.
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Shatari
( 0.1 hrs on record )
Posted: May 19
It looks promising and it has split screen co-op (which is so precious and rare on PC games), so I was really looking forward to playing it. And then it crashed to the desktop. Again and again. I exceed the minimum requirements, so I'm going to guess there's some incompatibility with my hardware here. Given that the Devs apparently fell off the face of the Earth a while back, I'd recommend skipping it if you can't afford to gamble ten bucks.
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d4virus01
( 17.5 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Get Very Much Intense A Lot. Worth Money. Get.
Get Gaem
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Crash Nebula
( 9.7 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Contagion went into early access with a lot of promise. It's dead now.
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CollDragon
( 169.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
This game SUCKS.

1.Massive amounts of updates are needed

2.all the hard work you do in a campaign can easily be wiped out by one player zombie.VERY OVER POWERED BY THR WAY.
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Frosty
( 7.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 18
Decent game!! Recomended zombie shooter game ;)
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Wilbur Sargunaraj
( 27.6 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
i actually feel scared from the zombies.
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Sleazy
( 0.9 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
Please ignore my older reviews i wasn't so sleazy back then ;)
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ZinMIkaDo
( 5.3 hrs on record )
Posted: May 17
Good game , but i don't know how to host a room for my friend to join
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Most Helpful Reviews  In the past 30 days
80 of 88 people (91%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
514.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 3
That was one of my favourite games since closed beta, but now it's TOTALLY DEAD.
Can't play this game anymore. No players. No updates. No bugfixes. Now it's just crashes to desktop after a few seconds of gameplay.

RIP Contagion :(
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21 of 23 people (91%) found this review helpful
14 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 14
Decent zombie game. Dead community, excuse the pun.
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20 of 24 people (83%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
9.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
I mean, this game was kinda buggy and clunky from the get go, but it was still fun. Now, it's pretty much dead. I can rarely find players outside of a few maps on a few modes, the rest is pretty much deserted. It's a shame, because with more polishing, this could've been decent.

The only thing that keeps me coming back now and then to this game, is the Hunted mode, which is pretty fun. You know, standard PvP with a ♥♥♥♥ ton of zombies all around, you die, and you're a zombie yourself. Barebones, but sort of fun.
The devs are pretty much incompetent, and by this point, you're better off playing No More Room In Hell.
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15 of 18 people (83%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
8.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Only fun with a group of friends playing Hunted or Survival. Other than that the game is totally dead. No one is playing it online which is a shame, really. The game had lots and lots of potential.
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11 of 13 people (85%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
83.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
I used to give this game praise for it's design, but ironically, the more I play, the worse it becomes. Design-wise, the game is good, but the lack of people playing and the harsh death penalties make it no fun anymore. Here's how it goes:
When a game starts, you are human. When you die, you turn zombie. Here's the bad part, when you die 5 times in a round, you go to spectate mode. No way to respawn, you don't get to come back until next round! GAMES NORMALLY LAST 30 MINUTES!!! That's half an hour to wait before you get to play again. You may be thinking "oh, ill just quit and rejoin" Nope, the server remembers you so it wont work. You also may think "I'll join another server." Well, the game is basically dead. At any given time, there's maybe 3 active servers per map. So technically, there's more servers than people. So unless you want to play alone, there's no point.

Also the devs censor the reviews so they get higher placement on the steam store searches. Just goes to show you what scum they are.
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14 of 19 people (74%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
6.3 hrs on record
Posted: May 2
needs to be fixed. also that developers comment makes me wish i never gave these people my money i feel bad for him. also why is it still being sold if its so broken.
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14 of 20 people (70%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 12
The game is pretty crap, if you want to play this game just play Zombie Panic.

Also if you write negative reviews about this crappy game the dev removes the review. Just shows that the devs are a piece of sh**.
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7 of 7 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
13.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
R.I.P. Contagion. Had alot of hope for this ever since ZP:S died down... But it just got dropped by the makers and died before it was finished...
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7 of 8 people (88%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
9.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
Contagion went into early access with a lot of promise. It's dead now.
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5 of 5 people (100%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
196.5 hrs on record
Posted: May 23
Was fun at the beginning but it looks pretty dead now without any further support.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 20
eh,,,,,,,
it was kind of boring???
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12 of 19 people (63%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: April 28
So basically I bought this game few days ago and now I decided to give it a go but guess what... This s**t doesn't even work! I've ♥♥♥♥ing basically wasted all my day trying to fix it/getting it to work/Reading Forums & whatever else. These 5 minutes that I have on record are also made by just running the game over and over and over again...
THIS GAME JUST DOESN'T WORK!
Don't waste your money!
- Bye
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12 of 19 people (63%) found this review helpful
4 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.2 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
Game is good, but I really don't recommend buying it since Tastur0, leading developer, is a total ♥♥♥♥.
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6 of 8 people (75%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
169.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 18
This game SUCKS.

1.Massive amounts of updates are needed

2.all the hard work you do in a campaign can easily be wiped out by one player zombie.VERY OVER POWERED BY THR WAY.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: May 5
no more room in hell but not free.
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8 of 12 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: April 29
I suggest all of you to dont spend your money on this game, its So boaring game, dont thing that you'll have fun and enjoy gameing cuz it has good Trailers and gameplay videos, this game is Horriable
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3 of 3 people (100%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: May 22
I feel like this game stole my money.
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
Not Recommended
0.1 hrs on record
Posted: May 19
It looks promising and it has split screen co-op (which is so precious and rare on PC games), so I was really looking forward to playing it. And then it crashed to the desktop. Again and again. I exceed the minimum requirements, so I'm going to guess there's some incompatibility with my hardware here. Given that the Devs apparently fell off the face of the Earth a while back, I'd recommend skipping it if you can't afford to gamble ten bucks.
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6 of 9 people (67%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
Not Recommended
4.6 hrs on record
Posted: May 11
Don't think I ever really had a 'moment' with this game; I mean I played it and played it for a good while but it never really clicked; i.e. got fun.
Sure the zombies were there, graphics were descent, still a descent amount of players around a year back, well designed maps - but it just didn't do it for me, and I kept playing to see if it would but it never did.

Shame.
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7 of 11 people (64%) found this review helpful
3 people found this review funny
Not Recommended
35.4 hrs on record
Posted: April 26
worked for awhile, cannot load library content, tried all the possible fixes i could find, nothing works i give up.


i really did enjoy this game but unfortunately the lack of fixes for such an annoying issue just stops me from playing.

dont buy this game. dont waste your time.
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