Trapped Dead

Platform(s): PC
Genre: Action
Publisher: Iceberg Interactive (EU), Meridian 4 (US)
Developer: Headup Games
Release Date: January 2011 (US), Feb. 25, 2011 (EU)

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'Trapped Dead' Digital Distribution Rights Picked Up By Meridian4

by Rainier on Nov. 23, 2010 @ 11:11 a.m. PST

Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game where you and your friends control your characters in a 3rd person isometric view through a mature Zombie survival scenario inspired by the successful Horror movies of the early 80s.

The story takes place in the early 80s in a small town names Hedge Hill near Kansas City, Missouri. The sowing of a new genetically modified type of corn caused the exis-tence of a new virus which mutated through the natural food chain. A dog bite of an infected animal caused a local outbreak of the virus which rapidly infected the inhabi-tants of the idyl¬lic provincial town. Mike and Gerald, two college boys, are thrown into the middle of a terrifying horror scenario. Having pulled over to a gas station near Hedge Hill during what was meant to be an enjoyable road trip, they are unaware of the virus which has already reached the gas station and its staff…

Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game in the tradition of classics such as “Commandos” and “Desperados”. You and your friends control your characters in a 3rd person isometric view through a mature Zombie survival scenario inspired by the successful Horror movies of the early 80s. A co-op mode for up to 4 players is included as well.

“Trapped Dead is an original new offering for PC strategy fans that is reminiscent of those classic horror movies from the ‘80s,” said Steve Milburn, Marketing Director of Meridian4.  “The game does a great job of capturing and conveying that terrifying cinematic atmosphere, as players quickly find themselves in the heart of a zombie swarm where tactical thinking is the only way to survive.”

In each chapter of the game there will be at least one situation which requires to get on with the help of a trap.

One of various traps in the game is presented here on the basis of attached screenshots. The player must thereby attract as many enemies as possible to the electric chair and trigger it to get rid of as many zombies as possible. Trapped Dead will offer players numerous tactically and skillfully ways to set traps and solve every upcoming problem in a tactical way.

In Trapped Dead players face masses of flesh-eating and merciless zombies.

The story takes place in the early 80s in a small town names Hedge Hill near Kansas City, Missouri. The sowing of a new genetically modified type of corn caused the exis-tence of a new virus which mutated through the natural food chain. A dog bite of an infected animal caused a local outbreak of the virus which rapidly infected the inhabi-tants of the idyl¬lic provincial town. Mike and Gerald, two college boys, are thrown into the middle of a terrifying horror scenario. Having pulled over to a gas station near Hedge Hill during what was meant to be an enjoyable road trip, they are unaware of the virus which has already reached the gas station and its staff…

Trapped Dead is a tactical real time strategy game in the tradition of classics such as “Commandos” and “Desperados”. You and your friends control your characters in a 3rd person isometric view through a mature Zombie survival scenario inspired by the successful Horror movies of the early 80s. A co-op mode for up to 4 players is included as well.

In each chapter of the game there will be at least one situation which requires to get on with the help of a trap.

One of various traps in the game is presented here on the basis of attached screenshots. The player must thereby attract as many enemies as possible to the electric chair and trigger it to get rid of as many zombies as possible. Trapped Dead will offer players numerous tactically and skillfully ways to set traps and solve every upcoming problem in a tactical way.


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