Best Zombie Games Of All Time

While many games' use of the walking dead is uninspired, there are those that address zombies in brilliant, surprising, and terrifying ways.

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Zombies have been a staple of video games for decades now, almost becoming an annoying cliche. If you need an easy monster, throw in a few shambling undead bullet sponges and call it a day. But while zombies can be a dull addition to a game in the wrong hands, in the right ones, they can be terrifying, funny, fascinating, or intelligent, creating harrowing stories or leading to brilliant game mechanics. We've rounded up the best zombie games--titles that take this classic concept to the next level. These games use their monsters to create intense tension or examine the zombie apocalypse in new and interesting ways. From real-time strategy titles to horror shooters, these are the itchy, tasty zombie games that you should absolutely check out.

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