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Zombie of the Day: Zombieroo

While the concept of zombie animals isn’t exactly new, we’d never seen a zombie kangaroo until the production crew behind the movie “Waterborne” brought one to life. The crowd-funded zombie short film used both animatronics and CGI to bring the roo to life. The puppet was created and controlled by Larry van Duynhnoven at 3rd Eye … Continue reading

Zombie of the Day: Helicopter Zombie

Today’s zombie is called by a couple different names, depending on who you ask, but everyone who has seen George Romero’s “Dawn of the Dead” knows him. He’s the hapless zombie who lobotomizes himself with the spinning blades of a helicopter. Played by Jim Krut, the zombie doesn’t last long and isn’t even able to claim … Continue reading

Zombie of the Day: 1/2 Corpse

Today’s zombie comes from the sort-of sequel to Night of the Living Dead called Return of the Living Dead. Based on a novel by John Russo (the former partner of George Romero),  Dan O’Bannon’s film featured numerous iconic zombies, including half-corpse. Half-corpse was the animatronic creation of Tony Gardner and required three puppeteers to function. A … Continue reading

New game lets players use zombies as weapons

Psyop Games and IllFonic have released Moving Hazard , a multiplayer first person shooter where players use hordes of zombies as their weapons in a battle for resources against opposing factions. The game is now available through Steam’s Early Access program for $19.99 USD at http://store.steampowered.com/app/334670/. Moving Hazard brings a new twist to both competitive … Continue reading

Zombie of the Day: Abs of Steel Zombie

Today’s zombie of the day is one we affectionately call “abs of steel.” He appears in the 2004 remake of “Dawn of the Dead.” As part of a running horde, you probably missed him when you watched the film. However a still frame of him being shot can be found easily online. In the picture, … Continue reading

Amazon terms of use agreement ends with zombies

Late last month Amazon released a new set of tools for developers called Lumberjack. Like most code for use in the development of apps and games, Amazon included a terms of use agreement with the release. Because Amazon doesn’t want to open itself up to unnecessary risk of liability, it restricts the code from being … Continue reading

Capcom preparing for launch of ‘Umbrella Corps’

Capcom, creators of the Resident Evil game series, are preparing for the May 2016 release of Umbrella Corps, a new fast-paced third person shooter set in the Resident Evil universe. The competitive online game will feature quick, intense matches in compact battle zones themed from historic Resident Evil environments. The game utilizes the Unity engine developed by … Continue reading

Self-help guru planning zombie film

On the heels of wrapping his latest personal development film “How Thoughts Become Things,” Director/producer Douglas Vermeeren announced a dramatic departure into the horror genre. Vermeeren became known as one of the foremost directors and producers in the inspirational and personal development genre with his award winning films, The Opus, The Gratitude Experiment and The … Continue reading

Z Nation issues casting call in Spokane

Season 3 of the SyFy series Z-Nation will begin filming soon in the Spokane area and the show is in search of zombies! Auditions for zombie work will be held on March 12, 2016. Those interested in taking part should note there are some requirements. You 1.) Must audition on March 12, 2016 2.) Must … Continue reading