The slowly creeping presence of zombies in mainstream popular culture means that they hardly need an introduction, but Capcom proves with Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, the prequel to the upcoming Dead Rising 2, that sometimes it doesn’t hurt to have a refresher course.
In this installation the player takes control of Chuck Greene three years following the events of the first game, as he travels cross-country with his daughter. Like any little girl she hates getting shots, but she is not just like any little girl anymore. She has been bitten, and now if she does not get an injection of Zombrex every twelve hours she will complete the transformation from living to walking dead. Too bad someone has just stolen their truck, along with Chuck’s stash of Zombrex, marooning them in a town that is far less empty than it initially appears to be. [Read more...]