Zombie Army Trilogy review

Zombie Army Trilogy screen 1

Zombie Army Trilogy comprises three games (Nazi Zombie Army and its two sequels) in which you wander through partially destroyed cities picking off legions of shuffling undead.

Rough-looking and lacking any attempt at polish or variety, Zombie Army Trilogy does at least get better over the course of its three outings, the last proving slightly less mindless than the previous two, although still very stupid. If you absolutely love shooting zombies through the head, though, welcome home.

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