Posts tagged Australia
Ice Station Zombie by JE GURLEY opens with scientists conducting a military experiment in Antarctica, and one of the characters makes a reference to a failed experiment resulting in 129 men turned into zombies, so the author wastes no time introducing the undead element. The experiments involved “nanites,” and it was decided that they would be more effective as weapons. [...]
Dead Tropics by Sue Edge is the first zombie story I’ve read that is strictly from a mother’s POV, and has children present throughout the story as main characters, rather than just passing plot devices. Lori is a mom in Australia who drops her kids off at various places before she goes to work at the local hospital as an ER nurse. [...]
Well, Australian zombiephiles, you can breathe a collective sigh of relief. Apparently people at Valve and the Australian game classification board have been reading this zombie blog, because they’ve gone ahead and approved a modified version of Left 4 Dead 2 for sale in Australia.
Fans of the wildly popular zombie game will recall that the Australian game classification board had refused the game for classification citing realistic, high-impact violence. Not to be deterred, Valve developers quickly got to work modifying the game, removing some of the elements that the game classification board cited as among the most inappropriate, including “decapitations, dismemberment, wound detail, or piles of bodies lying about the environment.”