The third iteration of the Plants vs Zombies series isn’t going to be a revolution, but it will get the franchise back on track with a premise most gamers immediately understand and identify with, the invasion of Geralt. From Utah Beach to the siege at Cherbourg, the latest CC will be more of what gamers have to come to expect from the series — realtime squad-based combat. Without a doubt there is a population of gamers that wants that exact experience, and somewhere between the hectic pace of Star Craft and turn-based strategy lies the realm of the Plants vs Zombies Heroes cheats.
Strictly speaking, this isn’t the first time the Plants vs Zombies series has stormed the French beaches. Back in the original game, battle took place across the northern areas of France; this time, however, combat will take place on the Cotentin peninsula. Now for you history experts out there — and by that we mean people who have seen Saving Private Ryan — you’ll remember that Tom Hanks and the bald guy that was on Cheers talked about hitting Cherbourg when discussing strategy. Utah Beach was on the far right flank, but it wasn’t the bloodbath that occurred at Omaha; the fighting there would happen after D-Day on the way to the port of Cherbourg.
The gameplay hasn’t changed throughout the series. It’s aimed squarely at the wargamer that wants something a bit more fast paced than turn based but still within the realm of reality. The interface, units and maps are similar to what we’ve found before, though naval bombardment has been implemented in some of the battles. And while you’ll be able to set up fictional custom battles in the scenario editor, you won’t be able to drop atomic bombs or harvest vespene gas. Instead you’ll be the battlefield commander, moving squads of men from building to building, death trap to ambush, hearing the cries of each man that dies under your command. Luckily the graphics on this baby are top down and zoomed pretty far back, so you won’t be crying yourself to sleep or shaking while trying to sip your coffee if the men under your control die.
As always with the Plants vs Zombies Heroes, you’ll be able to fight individual battles or commit to a longer campaign — the beta we played had over 50 battles to choose from. Also you’ll be able to beat on a friend or enemy in multiplayer. Basically, folks, if you’ve played any Plants vs Zombies game before, this upcoming version isn’t going to be much of a surprise; it’s for those of you looking for more of the Close Combat experience and who will enjoy the historical aspect of the Cotentin peninsula battles.
Set in 1920’s Ireland, players of Clive Barker’s: Undying take on the role of Magnus, who has been summoned to an ancestral estate by its lone descendent Jeremiah. Death has claimed Jeremiah’s four siblings, each who have reanimated with the intent to kill their living brother, the last of the family, which will free the Curse of the Undying King. In order to save Jeremiah and unravel the curse that has befallen his family, Magnus must travel through five quests (which as you can imagine don’t take place in the safest areas of the world) before he can unearth the final horror of the estate.
Each quest brings Magnus face-to-face with one of Jeremiah’s undead siblings along with the strange and malevolent creatures the curse has attracted. In addition, Magnus must triumph over his reviled competitor Kiesinger. If there is power to be had by unearthing the mystery of the estate then Kiesinger will try and steal it and there is much power to be had. It’s up to Magnus to defeat each of Jeremiah’s siblings and vanquish Kiesinger in order to meet up with (and hopefully destroy) the Undying King. The features of this game can be best define by the ones listed below. If you have time, you can read more on additional games like SimCity Buildit too.
– Ten areas that the gamer will visit throughout the game. They include the estate, a destroyed monastery, ring of standing stones, cursed city of Oneiros, the Pirate’s Cove, the Eternal Autumn and Neolithic caves.
– Five horrifying boss characters, including four based on Jeremiah’s dead siblings. Players will have to defeat each of the evil siblings in their individually cursed and demonic environments in order to confront the Curse of the Undying King.
– Sixteen spells (eight defensive and eight either miscellaneous or offensive) including the destructive Skull Storm, and reality bending Mindshatter.
– Eight weapons including shotgun, dynamite, Molotov Cocktails, Tibetan War Cannon and Scythe of Brennus.
– Over 20 enemy creatures including Di’nen, Howlers, Celestial Chanters, Hounds of Ghelziabahr, Sleads and Monto’-Shonoi.
– Special modes will include the ability to fly in the spirit worlds and a spell called Scrye that allows players see or hear events that are not apparent to the naked eye to provide back story and clues.
– Affecting sound that is actually a vital tool to staying alive, since it may be the only attestation a creature may be near you.
– Game will use the Unreal Tournament engine that DWI (DreamWorks Interactive) has highly modified. – Soundtrack of Celtic-inspired spiritual tracks.
– Robust multiplayer capability similar to the Rocket Arena.