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Chasing Dead

Rating Summary

Based on 3 critic reviews
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22

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General Information

Available on:PlayStation 42016
Wii UMar 3, 2016
PC2016
PlayStation 5Nov 12, 2020

Developer: 2020 Venture

Genres: Horror, Action, First-Person Shooter

Chasing Dead is a story-based, sci-fi/horror first-person action shooter... The game begins with a strange phenomenon in which another Earth appears in our skies. The curiosity and fear of a doppelganger planet initiates multiple missions in order to make contact with the duplicate Earth. A team of agents, astronauts, and scientists were sent 955,600 miles across space by NASA and the US Military, however all contact is lost a few hours after their arrival. You play as a marine named "Jake" who is sent on a mission to retrieve any research and data left behind by the original survey team while fighting off hostile forces. As Jake, you must traverse the zombie-ridden lands of the alternate Earth as you battle endless hordes of the undead, frightening mutants and insane soldiers. While you collect recordings and research papers you will steadily come upon the horrifying revelation that lead to the parallel Earth's demise.

Chasing Dead Critic Reviews

Horror-themed FPS Chasing Dead suffers from a lack of all-round polish, resulting in sluggish and sometimes confusing gameplay and awkward graphical issues.

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Chasing Dead had promise, but fails on every single basic level of game design and playability. I honestly do hope the team is able to salvage this game in the future with updates, because I think if the performance of the game was at a decent level it could be a fun game. As it stands, this is the worst title I've played in 2016, and should be avoided at all costs.

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If Chasing Dead was a more polished product with all its issues ironed out, you might find a decent sci-fi zombie romp underneath all the mess. Perhaps the developer will go back and patch out all the issues one day, but as it stands Chasing Dead is best left on the shelves of the Nintendo eShop. Not recommended.

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Audience Reviews

4 / 10.0
As if zombie games weren't already in abundance, we get yet another crappy indie zombie first person shooter. This game caught my eye due to the live action cut scenes and the screenshots looked decent, but man I was wrong. Not only is the story and the main character, Jack, laughably bad, but the live action cut scenes are just downright hilarious. The game starts out with

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