Over 9000 Zombies! is top-down arcade action blown out of all reasonable proportions. An endless horde of zombies is coming your way, how long can you survive?
User reviews: Very Positive (205 reviews)
Release Date: Feb 25, 2015

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May 4

Content Update - The Plague continues to spread

The plague continues to spread across the globe. Over 9000 Zombies! experiences a host of new changes and additions. We request the help of all remaining survivors to continue the struggle against the unrelenting horde.

Significant changes have been made to the netcode. These changes are made in hopes of improving lag issues experienced by some players. With significant changes in code might come some new bugs so we invite everyone to leave feedback on the games discussion forum.

  • Massive improvements and changes in the netcode should increase the quality and stability of multiplayer games.
  • 2 new weapons: The Gauss SMG and the Conflagerator! Unlock these weapons by slaying over 9000 zombies in a single game.
  • 2 new turrets: The Auto-repair turret and the Multi-turret. The Auto-repair turret repairs nearby walls and turrets to help maintain your base when surviving for long periods of time. The Multi-turret automatically selects the best weapon among the Shotgun, the railgun, and the grenade launcher, depending on the range to the nearest zombie.
  • New map - Lapland - As survivors moved to northern regions of the globe to escape, the plague has followed. Brand new tileset and new sprites, also available to use in the Map Editor for Steam Workshop.
  • Improved sound effects for nearly all weapons and many effects. Sound effects should now feel more powerful and pack more punch and have a wider dynamic range.
  • Weapon unlock requirements have been lowered. Easier access to more powerful weapons has been made to each tier of weapons.
  • Zombie Historical Figures now spawn at a slightly greater rate, have a bit lower HP, and upon death, explode in a massive cloud of gore and blood as well as dropping a large cache of resources.
  • Tons of improved particle effects including, increase blood and gore, smoke trails, weapon tracer trails, shrapnel / spark effects, and more.
  • Improved / changed graphics for certain sprites.
  • Projectiles have been made to be more visible.
  • Now 3 varieties of fixed map walls. Also accessible in the Map Editor for construction.
  • Added support for a new resolution, 1360x768 . As always feel free to request a resolution in the game’s discussion forum.
  • Adjusted the properties for certain weapons.
  • Fixed a bug where light sources and shadows in local-coop were being rendered incorrectly
  • Fixed a bug where explosions were only being partially generated when the center originated near walls.
  • Several bugs fixed related to multiplayer / netcode.

Loren Lemcke
-The Duhveloper

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March 18

Update - v1.0.1 - Post release update!

This patch to Over 9000 Zombies! contains various bug fixes, some added resolutions, additional options, support for AZERTY keyboard layouts and more! As always, if you encounter any issues or have any suggestions please make a post about it in the game's discussion forum.

Change log:

  • Support for AZERTY keyboard layout. This option can be toggled in the control settings in the options menu.
  • An option to toggle screen shake on and off has been added under the graphic settings in the options menu.
  • Added an updated splash screen video more customized to the game.
  • Added support for the following resolutions: 1920 x 1200, 1650 x 1050.
  • Fixed a bug where the ammo indicator wasn't being drawn.
  • Fixed a bug where the local coop build menu would persist in a single player game.
  • Fixed a controller issue where the build menu would not open if the weapon manifest was open.
  • Fixed a bug where player 2 in local coop had all weapons unlocked
  • Fixed a bug where the attribute menu could not be closed once all stats were maxed

Thank you to Mastertronic for helping to bring Over 9000 Zombies! to EGX Rezzed 2015 and thanks to everyone who showed up to play and support the game!

Further development to the game is still planned so now is the time to head to the discussion forum and voice your opinion on what you want to see added! Some plans include improved netcode, more zombie types, improved zombie AI, more weapons, more turrets, and more sprites / tiles for the map editor. Follow my twitter for previews and sneak peaks at updates.

Loren Lemcke

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Over 9000 Zombies! comes with an easy to use map editor that gives you the tools you need for making new killing arenas to share with the world. Make them funny, make them fiendishly hard, it’s all in your hands.

About This Game

Over 9000 Zombies! is top-down arcade action blown out of all reasonable proportions. An endless horde of zombies is coming your way, how long can you survive?

So you might have already sussed out that there’s a lot of undead after you. To stay alive you’re going to need this arsenal of over 20 weapons. Some you might recognize but others are very experimental. Whether you want to shoot, burn, blow up or microwave the zombies there’ll be a weapon for you.

Keeping the barrel of a gun between you and the zombies is a good start but you’ll want to stay out of the open when things get especially crazy. Scavenge scrap metal to build barricades for protection and deploy automated turrets for extra crowd control.

You don’t have to go it alone. Bring both trusted friends and talented strangers into your fold and team up against the hordes with 2 player online co-op and 4 player local co-op.

This level of slaughter needs some decent beats. Using cutting edge research techniques we have been able to isolate the optimum audio for efficient undead butchery. Scratch that trigger-finger itch to the sound of intense electro-rock from Clearside.

The zombies will never stop. They’re only going to get faster and nastier. Keep your eyes peeled for flaming zombies, highly poisonous zombies, zombie animals, giant eyeballs and even the risen remains of political figures. You’re going to die out there so make sure you leave with a bang.

Create your own unique levels to test your mettle and the power of the zombie hordes. Upload them to the Steam Workshop and show the world your creations.

System Requirements

    • OS: Windows XP (SP3), Windows Vista (SP2), Windows 7, Windows 8
    • Processor: 2.0 GHz Dual Core Processor
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: GeForce 8800 or equivalent.
    • DirectX: Version 9.0c
    • Network: Broadband Internet connection
    • Hard Drive: 200 MB available space
    • Sound Card: DirectX 9.0c compatible.
    • Additional Notes: While in early access system requirements will fluctuate as development continues, please ensure you safely exceed the stated specifications to ensure the best experience.
Helpful customer reviews
13 of 15 people (87%) found this review helpful
1 person found this review funny
15.5 hrs on record
Posted: February 28
Game is pretty simple, music is pretty good

4 player coop and 2 player online, map editor with steam workshop to share

something to play once in awhile to murder pixelated zombies, good buy
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9 of 11 people (82%) found this review helpful
0.8 hrs on record
Posted: February 25
A relatively fun game with a simple concept: survive as long as possible. Using the same weapons unlocks new, similar ones along that tech tree and leveling up will allow you to choose an increase in one of four attributes. There's a map editor, local co-op, and multiplayer in addition to single player. The graphics are a bit, well, lacking and could have admittedly been a bit better for the $10 price tag. There's also a plethora of different turrets and walls, though the map sizes are relatively small (like in Smash TV). Along those lines, I'd probably pay $5 for this game and not $10, though everyone's mileage varies on what they're willing to spend on something in particular. If you enjoy games like "Nation Red", then you may enjoy this one.

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5 of 6 people (83%) found this review helpful
0.7 hrs on record
Posted: May 4
Pre-Release Review
This game is awesome. Great time-killer and has a variety of guns and power-ups. Get it on sale while you can. I promise you'll have no regrets getting this game. That is all.
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: March 6
A solid top down shooter that's better for local co-op. This first impressions was done with a key obtained from evolve.pr.

Being able to build turrets and upgrade your weapons is nice, and the sheer amounts of stuff on screen was pretty good, but the question will be if there's enough here to keep the interest of people over time. Netcode in my experience is shaky, within house it was problematic.

Get if you are looking for a local coop with your buddies. Otherwise, wait until a sale.

For more information and gameplay: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=TjfRXVaSyEk
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2 of 2 people (100%) found this review helpful
11.9 hrs on record
Posted: March 2
It was a lot better back when it was one big map, you had to find a decent building to build in and it showed the potential for some good scavenging features in the future but.... I hadn't played in a while and decided to kill some time(and zombies) and the game I came back to was more like a lame little flash game.

I'd still recommend it, but definitely not for the $10 price. The massive shift in gameplay style turned this game from a $10 indie with a lot of potential to a $2 arcade game with no room for improvement.
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