Take command of your mercenary forces in Atom Zombie Smasher. The zombie apocalypse is upon us and it's up to you to evacuate everyone before they fall prey to the undead. Conduct massive rescue operations with a helping hand from snipers, artillery crews, orbital bombardments, and more. Experience the tactical richness of fully-destructible environments and procedurally-generated campaigns. And when the apocalypse ends, create your own game mods and share them with the Online File Share.
A very addictive little game.
I'm not exactly the target audience for games with difficulty curves like this but, thanks to the built-in option to configure custom game modes, I was able to enjoy it nonetheless. (Big thanks for that feature)
The art style and music in the menus and the story, simple as it is, are entertaining but I didn't really find them to be very significant. I just want to play it and, as a contrast, the lack of music during actual gameplay really works to set the mood and focus your mind on the sound effects.
As for in-game graphics, this is one of those games like Minecraft where "simple" does not mean "lazy". This game has an art style and a lot of work went into making it fun.
The gameplay is satisfying. Not only is it responsive, but the combination of units you can order around, barricades you place before you start, and explosives you place before but choose to detonate during a game really makes for levels where you feel that, massive swarms of zombies aside, you're in control.
...and the Linux version just worked on my PC. That's always a big plus.
The only thing I wish it had was a mode where nightfall didn't bring overwhelming hordes. Having the option to focus on extermination rather than desperate evacuation would make for a nice alternative game mode and would definitely increase replayability.
Absolute revelation. On the first look you can see just a simple (but very entertaining!) gameplay without sophisticated rules - and this is what Atom Zombie Smasher is. But behind that you can see more potential - interesting storyline, humour, atmosphere. All pieces are making this game just beautiful. It has only one serious flaw - it's just too shallow, you can finish it in few hours!
This game is just amazing! It's so fun and addicting but at the same time very challenging and puzzling. There's a massive amount of different weapons (mercenaries) you can use and theres more than one way to win a level! Everyone should have this great indie game!
Now, I would give a reveiw, but I could never get this thing to work. it took my 2 minuts to move my mouse to the options button so I could turn doen the settings (there almost none) and even on the lowest "settings" it made no difference. Short story shorter, this game is ****.