Pound of Ground, story driven crazy shoot 'em up with red car and LOTS of zombies. The game combines action elements - a wide range of advanced weapons, fights with various bosses and spectacular, endless battles with the crowds of the undead - with a gripping story full of unexpected disclosures and peculiar characters.
User reviews: Mixed (94 reviews)
Release Date: Nov 5, 2010
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Pound of Ground, story driven crazy shoot 'em up with red car and LOTS of zombies.

The game combines action elements - a wide range of advanced weapons, fights with various bosses and spectacular, endless battles with the crowds of the undead - with a gripping story full of unexpected disclosures and peculiar characters.


Key features:

  • A well-written story full of turns of events; it's mainly about putting things right, about love and ultimately about saving the whole city
  • Duels with variously designed bosses, but also with the crowds of undead enemies
  • Scenes from 'behind the shut curtain' that add flavour and humour to the story
  • A number of different tasks ensures extended and variegated playability
  • Unique gameplay elements

System Requirements

    Minimum:

    • OS: Windows® XP / Vista
    • Processor: Intel® Core 2 Duo 2 GHz or compatible
    • Memory: 2 GB RAM
    • Graphics: 256MB graphics card (Shader 2.0 compatible)
    • DirectX®: DirectX®: 9.0c
    • Hard Drive: 1,6 GB free space
    • Sound: DirectX 9.0c compatible sound card
Helpful customer reviews
4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
2.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 5
A qwerky mix of action, comedy and driving. A visually nice game with a HUGE map to drive around and strange characters to meet along the way. The game is a difficult one to figure out, it's trying to be a game like Psychonauts but also trying to be Grabbed by the Ghoulies. It's fun and has lots to do and explore but at the same time I can see alot of people getting bored with it. Driving is alot of times just going back and forth and it gets boring and hell, its a pretty big part of this game. However if you are a fan of Psychonauts or any of the games from Double Fine Sudios and early Rare Ware, like I am, then you may just find some gold in them there hills. 8/10
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3 of 7 people (43%) found this review helpful
1.4 hrs on record
Posted: November 23
For 89p it's pretty good. otherwise, don't spend your money. The game is okay
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0 of 1 people (0%) found this review helpful
0.9 hrs on record
Posted: November 25
An interesting game with an art style that reminds me of Psychonauts or Oddworld. Combat can be irritating because of the camera angle. The dialogue and narration sounds like something out of a fever dream. I'm not sure if this was intentional or just poor translation (if, indeed, it was translated). The cutscenes can be a little frustratingly long, but there's something about this game that makes me keep playing. Pick it up while its on sale, but don't spend full price.
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6 of 29 people (21%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: November 9
Sux
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4 of 7 people (57%) found this review helpful
5.4 hrs on record
Posted: June 30
I really want to like this game. I do.

But it truely is mediocure. 5/10

I spent far too much time driving around trying to find locations. The humor is poorly translated.

The graphics and art design are decent. The play is challening enough. The music is great.

The pace-ing of the game is just too slow for it to hold my attention.
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4 of 9 people (44%) found this review helpful
3.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 29
Might be worth a couple bucks, but there are so many issues with this game that it is not even worth the full $10 it is listed for.

Multiple unknown crashes and just bad graphics and game play are negatives. Only played it for the easy achievements.
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2 of 5 people (40%) found this review helpful
6.6 hrs on record
Posted: September 18
This little game is incredibly stupid. The story, the protagonists, the dialogues. Really. In-cre-di-bly. But i would lie, if i'd say that i didn't enjoy it. Especially the zombie killing part. Actually it can be A LOT of fun, if you don't expect too much and switch off your brain for a few hours.
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4 of 10 people (40%) found this review helpful
8.1 hrs on record
Posted: June 1
First of all, let me just say I have no clue when or even how I got this game in the first place. Maybe I inavertently got it during a sale, or perhaps I got it from a friend...I honestly don't know. What I do know is, Pound of Ground is definately one of most awful and boring games I have ever played in my life.

The story/script feels very uninspired, practically to the point where it almost feels as if there isn't a story at all...mostly just humor that feels forced and can be hard to listen to. The gameplay itself feels very bland and dull as well, considering practically all you do is run/drive place to place to engage in boring combat with zombies with whatever weapons the game gives you (mostly the baseball bat) and blow up the occasional generator. The pacing feels off at times, some levels are long and tedious, while others are rushed and sloppy. Oh, and sometimes the game just crashes for no apparent reason.

Really the only redeeming factor to me is that some of the music is pretty cool, but the characters are too annoying and the gameplay is too repetitive and gets old quickly for me to enjoy it for long. Really the only way I can reccommend Pound of Ground is if you like to play terrible games with badly translated dialogue. Otherwise, steer clear from this one. 1.5/5.0
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3 of 8 people (38%) found this review helpful
5.8 hrs on record
Posted: September 13
I bought this game for my Let's Play channel, all I can say is this game is really bad, the reason this game is almost unkown to people is because while it's awful it has nothing that makes the game memerable.
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
2.2 hrs on record
Posted: June 24
by far the most liniaer game i have EVER played. but gg :)
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2 of 6 people (33%) found this review helpful
3.0 hrs on record
Posted: September 8
This game cracks me up. Sometimes it tries to be a little too funny and you end up scratching your head wondering WTF just happened. I never finished it, but still one of the better silly Zombie games.
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6 of 15 people (40%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: September 25
The people who made this game should be shot on sight.
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4 of 11 people (36%) found this review helpful
0.3 hrs on record
Posted: July 20
Smacked a barrel with a Baseball Bat cause a zombie was right next to it. Barrel explodes and I die.
Back to the start of the mission. 10/10
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4 of 11 people (36%) found this review helpful
0.2 hrs on record
Posted: October 12
what the ♥♥♥♥ is this?
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2 of 10 people (20%) found this review helpful
1.6 hrs on record
Posted: June 12
Bes øpen wurrld . 10/10 did nøt destrøøy my save for crashing my car . Buy dis game and get cancer !
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134 of 173 people (77%) found this review helpful
0.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 15, 2013
This was possibly the worst game I have ever played in my meaningless existence; and I've played a lot of games. A lot of really bad games. So many, in fact, that one might say I am a masochist. And yet this remains the most horrid, putrid, wretched game I have ever had the misfortune of playing. I hate Bohemia for making it, I hate myself for buying it. 1.75/10
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46 of 56 people (82%) found this review helpful
1.5 hrs on record
Posted: December 25, 2013
The pacing with this game is all off.
Most of it is slow and tedious, others are suddenly fast and annoying.
The humour in it felt forced too.
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52 of 66 people (79%) found this review helpful
0.4 hrs on record
Posted: January 27
Dull, unpleasant gameplay. Pathetic animation and voice-acting. Laughable (in a bad way) story. Might be one of the worst games ever made. Don't buy it. Just don't.

I give this game 0/10 pounds of ground.
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39 of 55 people (71%) found this review helpful
0.6 hrs on record
Posted: December 31, 2013
Was...on sale

Buy it....if you want to see one of the worst games ever made...even by 1990s-2000 standards...
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35 of 57 people (61%) found this review helpful
9.4 hrs on record
Posted: March 12
I went into this game expecting it to be one of the worst games I have ever played and in that I was disappointed, I am a bit of a Masochist when it comes to games and I do seek out bad games as well as good ones.

The other user reviews on this game plus TB's "Why do I own" video made this one sound like that would be that bad it would make a great video, So when it came on sale for 1€ I grabbed it.

The game is average. It does not do anything well but doesn't suck at anything to badly nether. It is what it is. If people really need tips on actually bad games they can feel free to drop be a line because this is not it.

Would I recommend this game? if it's on sale for a euro or two I guess why not but not at full price. but note it's just an average game with nothing that really stands out it doesn't do anything to wrong but nothing to right nether.

For those who want a hot tip on a game that far worse than this and to prove my point. Get "Dark Apes: The Fate of Devolution" Play that a while and this game will seem rather good :P
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