11 Best Open World Zombie Games to Play in 2017 (PC)

Best Open World Zombie Games

Fight back against the zombie hordes in these open world post-apocalyptic zombie games

Zombies: You either love them or you hate them. Streets filled with the shuddering undead are both the worst nightmare and the greatest fantasy of many gamers. Of course, the zombie apocalypse unfortunately doesn’t look like it’s due to happen anytime soon, so while you’re waiting, here are some of our top open world zombie games to help feed the gnawing hunger in your living (we hope) stomach.

11. Project Zomboid

Find a safe place, build a base, fight with friends or alone, and ultimately, die at the hands of the ravenous horde.

With it’s isometric, pixel-based graphics, Project Zomboid is bringing zombie-killing back to its retro arcade origins, in looks at least. When you start playing however, it becomes clear that they’re bringing a little something new to the table.

Each character is unique, having their own personality and bad habits; one character may be high in strength, and have the ability to kill zombies with their bare hands. But they also may be suffering from alcohol addiction and struggling with low morale that’s threatening to develop into depression.

Managing your characters effectively, and keeping them happy, is the key to survival. There are three game modes available, horde, sandbox and multiplayer, all of which are exactly what they say on the can. All games are moddable, and a map-editing tool is being released soon. Do what you will with that information.

Plus, according to their website, they will soon be adding dogs to the game. And if that doesn’t get you playing, we honestly don’t know what will.

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