Developer- and Publisher-specific Articles: Dead Block

(Xbox 360 Review) Dead Block

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“On paper, Dead Block has some interesting ideas in the tower defense genre and a promisingly cheesy survive-against-zombies-in-the-50s aesthetic; in practice, it’s a tiresome bore.”

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Xbox 360 Reviews

Dead Block – map pack DLC launches on Live Arcade

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Candygun Games’ Dead Block, a tower defense-style game set around a zombie apocalypse, has received its first DLC pack on Live Arcade. Now available for 240 MS Points, the pack includes four new levels (Motel, Office Building, Slaughterhouse, and Turkish Bath) that are playable in both single and multiplayer modes. Also included are customized intro cutscenes and updated leaderboards.

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DLC, Xbox 360 News

Dead Block lurches onto Live Arcade

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Digital Reality and Candygun Games’ Dead Block is now available on Live Arcade for 800 MS Points. The ‘zombie defense’ release will take players back to 1950 as one of three characters trying to survive in the face of an undead apocalypse. Boy Scout Mike Bacon, construction worker Jack Foster, and meter maid Foxy Jones will have to fortify an area and fend off waves of zombie hordes by utilizing special attacks in addition to unlockable weapons and traps. Drop-in/drop-out play is also supported so that up to four players can co-op the undead to redeath.

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Xbox 360 News

Dead Block release date, price announced

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Digital Reality has sent word that Dead Block, Candygun Games’ upcoming ‘zombie defense game,’ will be going for the head next month when it launches for the 360 and PS3. Set to release on Live Arcade on July 6 and PS Network on July 20, the undead action is said to be a “campy and humor-filled title that mixes zombie killing with tactical defense strategies.” Players are taken back to the 1950s shortly after a zombie apocalypse as one of three survivors: Boy Scout Mike Bacon, construction worker Jack Foster, and meter maid Foxy Jones. Each must fortify an area against waves of zombie hordes, utilizing special attacks as well as unlockable weapons and traps. Drop-in/drop-out play will also be supported so that up to four players can co-op the undead to redeath.

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