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World War Z will be getting a movie tie-in game, arriving May 30th

Brad Pitt has a movie hitting theaters soon called World War Z and Phosphor Games has been hired to develop and publish an official movie tie-in game for Android and iOS which will also be called World War Z. We already know the kind of games this company develops so we can expect to see plenty of eye candy in this new one, especially because it is also being developed using the Unreal Engine.

While the World War Z doesn’t have too many details released right now, we do know some of the content that will be coming with this game. Of course we can all expect plenty of zombie killing action but there will also be puzzles to solve and weapons/armor to find and upgrade along the way. There will be 28 levels to the game, at least when it launches. If you happen to finish the game, there is also an unlimited mode to play, testing your skills to see how long you can survive.

We do also have a few screenshots and a video trailer for the game which you can view below. If you’re a fan of zombie games then you’ll probably want to snag a copy of this when it launches on May 30th onto Google Play. You can also check out the full press release below.

Developer Website: Phosphor Games

EPIC ‘WORLD WAR Z’ GAME BITES INTO iOS & ANDROID

AS PARAMOUNT DIGITAL ENTERTAINMENT TEAMS WITH PHOSPHOR GAMES

LOS ANGELES / CHICAGO – May 16, 2013 – Paramount Digital Entertainment and award-winning Phosphor Games Studio bring global apocalyptic panic to you in the newly announced World War Z game. Set to release on May 30, the game will launch on iOS and select Android devices.

Offering a fully immersive experience, players are dropped into the middle of the World War Z chaos. Casual and core gamers will both love the game’s action-packed first person experience and electrifying story. Featuring 28 visceral levels, intense combat, engaging puzzles, upgradable weapons and armor, an unlimited challenge mode, and a global scale, this game challenges you: play to survive.

“We loved the rich world that the filmmakers created, and are thrilled to tell a story that runs parallel to its film counterpart,” said Amy Powell, President of Paramount Digital Entertainment. “We wanted to give audiences a chance to truly live the movie in this story-based game.”

“We were excited to be able to use the cutting-edge Unreal Engine 3 to bring World War Z to life,” said Chip Sineni, Phosphor Games Studio Director. “Our goal was to build Paramount a AAA game, and with that came all our favorite bells and whistles, like ambient occlusion lighting, multipass blended textures, and hordes of enemies to fight.”

The World War Z game is available on iOS and select Android devices on May 30. World War Z, the film, revolves around ex-United Nations employee Gerry lane (Brad Pitt), who traverses the world in a race against time to stop a pandemic that is toppling armies and governments, and threatening to decimate humanity itself. The film hits theaters worldwide on June 21.




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