View Full Version : AWZUMANS REVEWS: Zombie Onslaught by Ham_salad

04-04-2009, 05:03 PM
So yes, I'm back from my review break. Been working on a new LBP idea and am publishing a vague and incredibly short introduction level to it. And yes, it has a SERIOUS story. I've also been playing a LOT of Pokemon Fire Red and RE5 But, enough with self-promoting my levels and telling you my life story, let's get to the review.

Hamsalad is our resident zombie fanatic, which I don't quite understand because zombies just eat YOU, but it's probably for the same reason I like playing RE4 just to shoot the lake in order to get eaten by the monster. Zombie Onslaught is a survival challenge where you must defeat the zombies coming your way, but strangely enough, the zombies aren't what kill you. No, it's some idiot in an airplane who only feels the need to blow up the zombies when they enter the barn that you're in.

Zombie Onslaught sounds promising, but it really isn't fun. I thought that it would have been like Nazi Zombies in CODWAW, but it isn't. You stand on ledge with the Paintinator pressing R1...That's it. And seeing as aiming with the Paintinator SUCKS, you'll probably just shoot at the same spot until a zombie walks by and you hit its brain. Eventually zombies will start spawning in different layers, which is when your pressing R1 in the same spot gets challenging. You'll probably use an air strike (you only get 3 of 'em :() but some of the zombies will probably only get partly blown up, at which point they'll fly into the barn and blow you up. :mad:

The level has a night/day system, which is cool, but it doesn't really help the fact that the level is boring. It's repetitive, all the zombies look the same, and it's hard to review.

Survival Challenges CAN'T be boring and repetitive. If you're going to be doing the same things over and over again, then you have to put something in the mix to make it more fun and challenging. Here's what I recommend, Ham: Make Zombie Onslaught 2. Make zombies come from different parts of the house like in Nazi Zombies. Give us some cooler weapons as the level goes on (like if you last long enough we get a bomb-turret or something cool like that) and let's make at least 3 different kinds of zombies. Now THAT'S a level I'd play. :p

04-04-2009, 05:13 PM
lol thanks, i almost forgot about this level. ya it was a fun idea when i first heard about the paintanator and I threw it together suprisingly quick. There is A LOT going on behind the scenes to achieve everything but I agree I could make a cooler one. I think maybe I will make that onslaught to and put you in a house instead of something. I saw another survival challenge like that but i'll try to make it better. Thanks for the review