Infestation: Survivor Stories

PC / Action / Release: Fall 2012 / ESRB: RP

Infestation: Survivor Stories infests 1.3 million users

By Steve Watts, Jul 24, 2013 7:30am PDT

Infestation: Survivor Stories boasts 1.3 million registered users, with 100,000 playing daily, according to OP Productions.


The War Z renamed Infestation: Survivor Stories due to 'trademark issues'

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 19, 2013 2:30pm PDT

We all expect the zombie apocalypse to be difficult, but The War Z has found the real world just as trying. Between being pulled from Steam, responding rudely to players, a forum hack, and, well, being widely slated, it's had a tough old time. Add another problem to the list...


The War Z game, forum pulled following hacker intrusion

By Steve Watts, Apr 02, 2013 1:00pm PDT

Following an attack in which the hackers gained access to e-mail addresses, IP addresses, and encrypted passwords, The War Z has pulled its game and forums to launch an investigation.


The War Z back on Steam, refund offer ends

By Steve Watts, Feb 27, 2013 9:30am PST

The War Z is back on Steam after a troubled launch. A notice states that Hammerpoint worked with Valve on community feedback, and a patch has been issued for existing customers.


DayZ developer 'very angry' about The War Z

By John Keefer, Jan 17, 2013 2:30pm PST

DayZ creator Dean Hall doesn't want to be a professional. He wants to be a person that is upfront about his feelings and opinions. And for that he's making it clear that he is furious with the competing zombie game The War Z.


The War Z dev sorry for 'arrogant' responses

By John Keefer, Dec 27, 2012 3:00pm PST

The War Z has had a pretty rough December. The zombified horror MMO launched on Steam on December 17, but was quickly beset with complaints about an info page that promised more than it delivered. Responses by pull the game. Titov must have been visited by a few Christmas sp...


The War Z launch hit with player complaints, pulled from Steam

By Steve Watts, Dec 19, 2012 12:30pm PST

The War Z has gotten its "Foundational Release," and was quickly struck by fan complaints about misleading claims and microtransactions.


The War Z pre-orders pack early access

By Alice O'Connor, Oct 04, 2012 6:45am PDT

If you're already sold on the idea of open-world multiplayer zombie survive 'em up The War Z, perhaps nudged along by our preview, you can pre-order it from today to score early access starting later this month. Does the world need another zombie game? As much as it needs an...


The War Z preview: Zombie apocalypse

By Ozzie Mejia, Sep 21, 2012 12:00pm PDT

Surviving a zombie apocalypse is hardly a new concept in games, with many of them visiting this idea through action games and shooters. The War Z, from Arkos Entertainment Group and Hammerpoint Interactive, takes the zombie game in bold new directions, placing a heavy emphas...


The War Z producer explains world building, end-game

By Steve Watts, Jul 27, 2012 11:30am PDT

The War Z executive producer Sergey Titov explains his team's views on objectives and living in a zombie-infested world.


Zombie survival MMO The War Z announced

By Alice O'Connor, Jul 20, 2012 6:00am PDT

Say, you like scavenging for supplies in a post-apocalyptic world overrun by the walking dead, don't you? If Day Z is too intimidating, you may fancy the newly-announced MMORPG The War Z, which seems to offer a slightly less hardcore "survival horror" experience but still ha...