An isometric orgy of bloody violence and huge chiptunes. Battle your way through 27 levels of corporate architecture full of brain dead, corporate, buzzword-spewing, project managers using office furniture as your primary weapons.
User reviews: Very Positive (267 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 25, 2014

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About This Game

An isometric orgy of bloody violence and huge chiptunes.

Battle your way through 27 levels of corporate architecture full of brain dead, corporate, buzzword-spewing, project managers using office furniture as your primary weapons.

Fight back against the forces of tyranny and liberate your fellow coworkers from the oppressive evil that dominates them, in a series of challenges deep inside the bowels of a massive evil corporation: SuperCorp.

Smash ALL THE THINGS.

System Requirements

    Minimum:
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: 2.4GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
    Recommended:
    • OS: 7
    • Processor: 2.8GHz
    • Memory: 1 GB RAM
    • Hard Drive: 250 MB available space
Helpful customer reviews
16 of 24 people (67%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
2.5 hrs on record
Posted: January 2
I happen to work in Corporate IT and this game is very realistic. Not sure who the devs are, but they are very smart people.

10/10 Must have

On a side note, if you are a manager in a corporation, you should probably not play this - it might actaully make you realise how pointless and horrible your life is.
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8 of 9 people (89%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 29, 2014
I like this game. It's puerile wish-fulfillment, and I can dig that. Especially as a dude who works in an office. Synergy!

Am I PROUD to like this game? I am not. Will I recommend it anyway? Yes I will.
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6 of 7 people (86%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: November 25, 2014
What you see is what you get, basically...and that's a good thing!

Have you ever wanted to punch your workmates? You can.
Have you ever wanted beat your workmates off with a bat? You can.
Have you ever wanted to extinguish that fire in your workmate's pants? You can.
Have you ever wanted to say "it's for you" while whacking off your workmates with a telephone? You can
Have you ever wanted to TASE your workmates while they scream DON'T TASE ME BRO? You can

Coffee is your lifeblood.
Everything is breakable.
ALL your managers are out to kill you, that one guy from accounting, Tech Support, the dude in the cubicle across the aisle from you AND that one chick in reception that you've wanted to ♥♥♥♥ since your first day on the job.
YOU are the only hope left.
Your name is Dude and you are all that stands between your co-workers and certain death.
GO TASE THEM BRO!

12/10 would staple again
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4 of 5 people (80%) found this review helpful
3.2 hrs on record
Posted: December 14, 2014
If "The Office" or "The IT Crowd" added a gigantic zombie invasion and no censorship, they would look a lot like Corporate Lifestyle Simulator. The game is short but sweet, and includes some great zombie killing, plus cut-scenes and in-level voice acting that is actually funny! Although I would've liked some Steam Achivements thrown into the mix, even without them, Corporate Lifestyle Simulator is well worth a look.
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: April 13
7 Co-workers, and 147 middle managers.
Just like in real life.

But seriously, it's a tongue-in-cheek, casual twinstick rompastomp game. 1h felt like 10 mins.

Oh, and the fire extinguisher spreads flames, rather than subjugates them. use wiht discretion.

Controls are simple, it would be nice to have a 1-level tutorial though. sound is passable, but I felt it was too high on it's default setting.

Voice acting is very good and the scripting is perfect for the game.
"this manager is eating my face! we've worked together in the same cubicle for 7 years... won't you avenge me?" "Um, no, sorry. I've got to get this report done".
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5 of 10 people (50%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: February 7
Worth full price easily just for the Soundtrack =P



...........The games fun too!!
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66 of 77 people (86%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: May 30, 2014
Mmmmm yea, Im gonna need you to come in this weekend and kill some zombies...
What a great game! Takes place mostly in a cubicle farm where you rescue your daring coworkers to defeat all the corporate zombies to make it out alive! Works great with a controller for racking up zed heads. The game looks simple or retro, Don't let that fool you! The environments are entirely destructable, there are bosses, and TONS of weapons, including the mythical red swingline stapler!

Rating: 10/10 Value: $7.99
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106 of 153 people (69%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 12, 2014
It's like tongue-in-cheek old school Syndicate combined with Hotline Miami set in the world of Fight Club and Office Space.
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36 of 44 people (82%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: July 6, 2014
Actual line from this game:
"I came here to kick ♥♥♥ and chew bubblegum. And I'm all out of gum because, seriously, who the ♥♥♥♥ chews bubblegum anymore. Like, I haven't seen bubblegum since, like, the 80s. And even if I still saw bubblegum, I'm a 30-year-old man. I'm not gonna chew bubblegum. That's just... That's just... *sigh*"

Some people like their jobs. Some people don't. And some people's jobs get overrun by zombie businessmen that groan things they learned in business school. Okay not a lot of people have had that experience in particular but that's what this game revolves around so just use your imagination.

This game is very fun in its own unique way. It straight up pokes fun at people not liking their desk jobs and making it very relatable and silly at the same time. The voice acting sounds like it can use a lot of work but they put that in the game for a reason (watch the trailer and you'll see what I mean). Sure there are some things that could use work but it's still a fun, fast-paced, adventurous game with a lot of potential to become somthing more than it is currently. But don't let that stop you from having a good time.

To conclude, I leave you with this:
There are boss zombies (yes, there are boss fights) that will show you brain-damaging powerpoints, breathe fire, shoot guns, and even turn into magic floating sandwiches.

If that isn't awesome, I don't know what is. You have to try this game yourself.
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26 of 33 people (79%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: September 29, 2014
Price at time of purchase: $1.24 USD
First impression: Well, the voice acting isn't that great. But the premise is pretty funny. Gameplay is a very simple isometric beat'em'up. Oh damn, this soundtrack... MMfff. Okay, that's pretty good. That's making beating corporate zombie ♥♥♥ just that much sweeter. Aw man, you recruit NPC people as you walk around? That's kinda cool to lead a herd of I guess what you would call your "buddies" as you battle through the zombie hordes.
2nd level: Lawl, the writing is a bit hit or miss, but It's pretty funny. I enjoy how you are rewarded between levels with a small skit of very home-hitting corporate life humor that's a nice touch to drive the player through the gameplay. I'll admit, the action of rampaging around the office and laying into corporate zombies is pretty fun. Watching my sprite hop over desks and wreck the office as he moves is fairly satisfying. But by the second level, the gameplay is already getting a little repetitive.
3rd level+: Listening to the zombies moan corporate buzzwords is also a pretty fun touch. The enemies are not seeing a whole lot of variation besides adding zombies with slightly more health to the mix each level. Also, I found a red Swingline Stapler and am using it as a weak projectile weapon. I also found a corded phone that I'm using as a morning star.

Overall impression: This is a fun little beat'em'up with stat tracking that will please the completionist in me, plenty of awesome theme humor keeps me giggling as I play, and a pumping chiptune soundtrack complements the frantic arcade action well. This title was well worth what I paid for it.
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22 of 27 people (81%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
"Fun for when you feel like killing your boss"

- Graphics 8/10
I think for this type of game the graphics suit it very well, this ofcourse is my opinion.

- Storyline 7/10
The game has some story to it, not much of it though. I still enjoyed it quite a bit. It could have been improved a little, but what kind of story can you expect from a game where you can throw pencils and staples.

- Gameplay 9/10
The gameplay of the game just feels amazing, there are so many available options of how you want to kill the zombies its insane! You can kill them by just maning up and hiting them with your fists or just go out on a rampage shooting staples, shotguns, pencils, handguns or even ninja stars! Why not a 10 out of 10 you ask? (I know you do) Because there are some areas in the map where you just get stuck in debree or get glitched out of the map and can't get back in. The game also had a nice touch where at the end of each level you see how much damage you did to the level, how many zombies you killed or how many survivors you rescued.

Controls 10/10
I didn't find any problems with the controls of the game, the default wasd to move and left click to shoot. Switch between weapons with the num-pad or just scroll. Perfectly normal.

A.I. 5/10
It's zombie A.I. how can you screw it up, right?
It's acceptable, but not good. The zombies tend to form flocks of sandbags that do nothing.

Final Verdict 8/10
Enjoy it, Love it, Beat it.

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24 of 32 people (75%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: June 29, 2014
The title may be misleading when you see one of your friends playing it, and you just assume it's some sort of just regular boring desk job where you push pencils and type words on your fancy worky work machine but you would be ENORMOUSLY wrong!

This game is pretty hilarious and has lots of entertaining chatter as well as scenarios and it's own style.If you enjoy murdering zombies, hate boss like personas and want make a difference in your job , this is the game for you!
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16 of 20 people (80%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
7.3 hrs on record
Posted: October 13, 2014
Hordes of Zombies!
A lot of weapons!
Insane destructions! OMG! Battlefield 4 sucks!
Horrible voice acting!
Sweet soundtrack!
Awesome game!

8/10
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16 of 24 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.0 hrs on record
Posted: March 22, 2014
Great soundtrack (if you like chiptunes/dubstep), amusing 'cutscene' dialog, so-so mechanics. I enjoyed it a fair amount but the $/hours ratio (5:2) struggles a bit compared to some titles if you aren't picking up the soundtrack. I put this in my 'buy at 50% sale' bucket.
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74 of 133 people (56%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 12, 2014
I'd like to preface this by saying this game does have potential. It just needs a bit of fleshing out.

There isn't much substance to the game at current; it lacks any big RPG elements that keep you hooked to other games of this genre. It's just running around killing zombies and ♥♥♥♥, as if that isn't commonplace enough. So this game tries to shine in other areas.

The humor, at times, can be quite witty. The origin of the zombies is especially funny and the pre-level dialogue definitely gave me a few hearty chuckles.

However, the main character (aptly named "Dude") is often set up in situations reminiscient of third grade lunchtable comedy. You know, when you have to basically set up the scene with your words and then pantomime everything. (The sandwich level cutscene definitely shows this)

It's like saying, "Imagine I'm in a bulldozer," then acting like you crash through the wall of the teacher's lounge to create comedy. It doesn't work. It's a juvenile sense of humor that I hate.

This is especially disappointing because the maker of this game obviously has the capacity to make some funny ♥♥♥♥, the delivery is just flat-out bad. The voice acting is, to the trailer's acknowledgement, also bad, which totally killed some of the funnier parts of the cutscenes. There are a few redeeming moments, but those are sparse throughout the 100 minutes it took me to beat the story mode. If you want a really funny, cheap game, you're better off playing Dungeons of Dredmor.

The one redeeming factor of this game is its soundtrack, one of the best I've ever heard. This game's music is definitely on par with something like Hotline Miami. If, despite my reccomendation, you still buy the game, get the soundtrack with it.

If you're really willing to shell out $5 to fulfill some fetish of yours, just buy the soundtrack available on Bandcamp. It's a better use of your money than playing through this game.
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10 of 14 people (71%) found this review helpful
1.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 1, 2014
I dunno...I really wanted to like this game.

as an ex citibank employee, the whole idea of zombies in the office sounds quite hilarious to me.
this game is far from original though. Zombies in the office is not an original idea.

at first, the game seemed kind of fun, but it's full of bugs and the controls are horrible. you try to punch or shoot the zombies and somehow, you end up walking into them and they hurt you instead.

I played for a bit and I noticed the stats at the end of each level, it says how many zombies you killed, how many people you saved, how many objects in the environment you destroyed.
this score is pointless, meaningless and redundant as you get absolutely nothing for it. the game is the same whether you kill all the zombies on the level or just run to the exit.
there is no motivation to save all the people or to destroy the environment.
the game gets boring and repetitive fast.
the only fun part is the boss fights, which are super easy so far.

I like chiptunes but the chiptunes in this game feel bland and uninspired, it's like they just said "hey let's just make up some generic tunes and slap them into the game and sell it with the tagline 'HUGE chiptune soundtrack!'"

all in all, the game feels like a crappy version of robotron with a little bit of how to survive mixed in.
I have played better games for free on armor games website...

I admit, I only made it to level 12 and only fought the first 3 bosses before I quit playing.

I would have kept playing but I got a game breaking error and now whenever I try to play I keep getting pop ups saying I have a corrupt installation.

the game is now unplayable for me and I wish i could have my money back...which I know is never gonna happen and I am glad all they got from me is $1.24.

I don't understand why there is such a multitude of positive reviews for this game, they must be shills.

don't buy this game.

thank you
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7 of 9 people (78%) found this review helpful
2 people found this review funny
5.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 25, 2014
aaahhhh, so satisfying man. This, Payday 2, and Hotline Miami are my jam for therapeutic anti-capitalist ultraviolence. This really gives me hope for the video game industry since good wholesome anti-social fantasies can be realized with over the top irony, a total lack of taste and great electro house music.
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4 of 6 people (67%) found this review helpful
2.1 hrs on record
Posted: October 17, 2014
"Can I borrow your chainsaw?" "No you can't borrow my chainsaw!"
These people get me. Pixels. Check. Zambies. Check. Explosions. Check. Terrible but funny voice acting. Check.

Well I think you get the idea.
All im saying is that its a great game. So get it now. Its only 5 bucks (unless its on sale while your reading this).
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5 of 8 people (63%) found this review helpful
1.3 hrs on record
Posted: November 2, 2014
Best zombie-apocalypse game i've ever played!
Absolutely brilliant soundtrack, awesome sarcastic look at corporate culture, overwhelming level of violence, and finally it even have color graphic!
Must have!
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1 of 1 people (100%) found this review helpful
1.0 hrs on record
Posted: October 1, 2014
I've felt like this.

I work in an office environment, and I knew what this game was going to be before I ever touched it. Super simplistic, easy to play, and the novelty would wear off fast. The value is in what you expect to get for your money, and whether or not you enjoy it. I certainly enjoyed it for about an hour, I'm not sure how long the actual game is, but an hour (or so) was enough.

The graphics are what they are, you can clearly see that this is your pixel-art swingymabob affair. Considering that, they look pretty good. I don't know if everyone in the game is meant to be fat, or if the artists that work on it just don't have a good idea of what people actually look like. This doesn't detract from it, at the very least they look funny. No one's going to grade the score of this game on the graphics.

I got it in a bundle, and for that price, it can't be beat. On sale for 50% off, still worth it. If I get an hour or two out of a game, without getting bored or annoyed with it, I figure it's worth the small amount I pay for it - especially when given to me in a bundle.

I've played much, much worse looking and much, much worse sounding games. The soundtrack is quite entertaining, most games like this have exactly one 35 second loop that just plays over, and over, and over. This game has a 35 second loop for each level! Kudos. The boss fights are rather entertaining, and you may find yourself dragging them out, because those are the most fun parts really.

You continually shoot, beat, or blow things up, you save your fellow coworkers that are given sarcastic titles, and you unlock weapons throughout the game by beating levels. You can literally sit back in a corner when being faced with a mob and just swing a telephone over your head until they're all finished and then go pick up your ammo and powerups, so there's no real challenge to it.

You type too much, I'm not reading all of that version

If you work in an office environment and you've had a bad day, you will blow off steam (pardon the pun, hurrhurr) by playing this game. I got it in a bundle and I'm totally satisfied with it. It's leaps and bounds better than a lot of the crap that gets Greenlit. For under 5 bucks, if you get an hour out of this game you've gotten your moneys worth. Entertaining music, simple gameplay, and manages to do what it sets out to do. The humor isn't that funny, even for office humor, the voice acting isn't that great, and the game randomly freezes/crashes from time to time. Again, not nearly as bad as I've seen other games.

Final Verdict

Want to kill an hour and it's on sale for 2 bucks? Yeah, go for it. It's good for that. No one is getting this and expecting a serious 20-hour investment of time. 6/10 overall. Fix the crashes.
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