Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reviews
A brightly coloured, cel-shaded zombie shooting gallery, that feels a more solid package than the Oculus Quest original and successfully channels the simplistic fun of 90s lightgun games.
Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded is a great VR shooter with precise shooting, good enemy variety, a nice cel-shaded art style, and near infinite replayability. While the base campaign is short, the multiple goals, B-side levels, upgrades, and leaderboards help to flesh out the game and provide a compelling reason to continue jumping back into the chaos long after you first complete the levels.
An addicting, nostalgic arcade light gun-style shooter where gameplay is king. It's so difficult to not go on "one more run", and it's perhaps the most fun I've had killing zombies in a video game. Some will find it challenging while others will find its repetitive nature to be one-note, albeit a very high note indeed.
In the end, we were pleasantly surprised with Zombieland, even if it doesn't really lean on any form of movie-based nostalgia. Its simple yet effective structure meant that we were happy to sink yet another half hour into it, which was only aided by the enjoyable gun controls. It’s certainly not out to win any awards, and it doesn’t push the medium any further, but if you’re looking for a straight-to-the-point zombie shooter, you can’t really go wrong.
A solid VR shooter that taps into what made the arcade experience so engrossing. Its art style is distractingly bland in places, but the meat of the game is about blasting zombies for a high score, so it certainly isn't as noticeable when the cartoon claret is spraying in slow motion.
For those looking for a budget pick up and play VR shooter that offers an experience like the light gun games and arcade shooters of old; Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded is an excellent choice that should not be overlooked as just another movie tie-in cash grab. In fact the movie license, besides some celebrity cameos and lore is mostly inconsequential. Sometimes you want a quick pick up and play game that scratches that satisfying shooting gallery itch and this game does a great job at that. While the gameplay loop and mechanics may be simple, the on rails and fast paced action keep things exciting and there is a high ceiling for those seeking a high score challenge.
I didn’t expect much going into Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded but I came away from it finding that I had a lot more fun with it than I expected. The shooting feels great and the levels being so replayable made me want to keep jumping back in to try and set a better score.
Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded is a new VR version of the action game Headshot Forever, which draws from the history and gameplay of similar games like House of the Dead. The game features a unique "family" of characters who have banded together to survive the zombie apocalypse, led by the tough but lovable Tallahassee. The game includes both training and mission modes, with missions growing increasingly difficult as you progress through the game's characters. Overall, the game offers a fun and challenging zombie-slaying experience for VR players.
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Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded is a solid arcade-style shooter that'll put your skills to the test whether you're trying to climb the leaderboards or master all of the challenges for each stage. It's quite inconsistent, though, so be ready for some frustrations.
There's not much to Zombieland: Headshot Fever Reloaded, but there's more than enough content here to fulfil fans of lightgun-inspired shooters.
The ultimate thing to keep in mind if you want to enjoy this game is that it is absolutely vital you play this like an old light gun game. Don’t go in expecting depth or length because there isn’t much here. It’s meant to play like an arcade game: short, sweet, and to the point. That’s the whole idea, and once you get that ingrained in how you play, it becomes the best damn arcade shooter you’ll play in a long while. No complicated systems, no powerups, not even much in the way of plot. Just you, zombies, a bit of witty banter, and the fastest gunplay this side of the urban jungle. I’d say for a mere $20, Zombieland VR: Headshot Fever has more than enough heart to satisfy that arcade itch while leaving more than enough room to grow into something even better down the road.
Zombieland: Headshot Fever was a way better game than I was expecting. I was expecting both a shoddy media tie-in game and a terrible VR experience. Instead I got a fantastic example of what VR is great at, and a fun game to boot. It won’t set the world on fire, nor is it even the best zombie VR game (Saints & Sinners exists). But it’s a fantastic game on its own, and VR owners, rail shooter enthusiasts, and people simply looking for a fun game definitely shouldn’t sleep on this one.
Zombieland: Headshot Fever is just simple and chaotic Virtual Reality fun. The characters are as witty and miserable as they are in the films, with my favourite line being “it’s as hot as two rats fucking inside a sock”. The shooting is really fun and the desire to do better and improve those high scores is very addictive, especially when you factor in the world leaderboard too. Don’t expect a game as complex or engaging as The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, it’s much simpler and just really an old-school arcade shooter with some comedy. Honestly, if this game were in the arcades, I’d be putting in a lot of coins, so it must be doing something right.