More stories on: The War Z

Still pestilent: The War Z changes name to Infestation: Survivor Stories

The War Z has had its fair share of controversies since it launched, too many to list here.

By Paul Younger | 19 Jun 2013 | 3

The War Z servers hacked again

Hammerpoint Interactive’s zombie survival game The War Z seems to attract controversy and today it’s once again the subject of hacking with news that the game’s forums and user accounts were hacked.

By Paul Younger | 2 Apr 2013 | 1

The War Z returns to Steam, still a bit misleading

It’s one you’ve all been waiting for, I’m sure. Yes, The War Z has made its triumphant return to Steam, after being pulled from the service back in December 2012 on the grounds that the description page for the game was full of big fat lies.

By Peter Parrish | 28 Feb 2013 | 2

IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #99

This week, it’s all about the loot.
Diablo 3’s Jay Wilson has run off with his, after being reassigned to a new project inside the Blizzard hierarchy.

By Peter Parrish | 23 Jan 2013 | Comments Off on IncGamers Podcast / Vidcast #99

The War Z Review

Oh boy.
Some context: in 2012, a mod designed by Dean ‘Rocket’ Hall for the 2009 military sim Arma II was released.

By Peter Parrish | 21 Jan 2013 | 16

The War Z servers come under attack

It’s been not a good start to 2013 for Hammerpoint Intereractive and The War Z as their servers have come uner attack from hackers.

By Paul Younger | 4 Jan 2013 | 2

The War Z producer admits in open letter he was arrogant and blinded

With everyone taking a break over the holidays, it has given The War Z’s executive producer Sergei Titov time to reflect on  all the negative publicity surrounding the game in past four weeks or so.

By Paul Younger | 28 Dec 2012 | Comments Off on The War Z producer admits in open letter he was arrogant and blinded

Steam removes The War Z from sale, offers full refunds

Valve has responded to the controversy surrounding The War Z’s sudden and misleading launch on the digital download service by “temporarily” removing the game from sale and offering dissatisfied customers a full refund.

By Peter Parrish | 19 Dec 2012 | 2

War Z developers hit back at Steam criticism and DayZ fanboys

Following the hostile response to the release of The War Z on Steam yesterday, Hammerpoint as hit back at their critics.

By Paul Younger | 19 Dec 2012 | 6

The War Z producer on recent hate and controversy – “Haters gonna hate”

During a Reddit AMA session with The War Z producer Tyler Sparks earlier today, he addressed the recent negative press surrounding the game
For the past few weeks, there has been stories about The  War Z being shut down after six months if Hammerpoint Interactive don’t reach a target goal of players.

By Paul Younger | 14 Dec 2012 | 1

IncGamers Plays: The War Z

This week in “IncGamers Plays”, Peter, Tim and Paul take on the zombie hordes as they check out the online zombie survival title The War Z from Hammerpoint Interactive.

By Paul Younger | 20 Nov 2012 | Comments Off on IncGamers Plays: The War Z

Hammerpoint delays The War Z clan update to combat hackers

If there’s one thing you don’t want to encounter in the cut-and-thrust world of sandbox zombie survival MMOs, it’s pesky hackers.

By Peter Parrish | 7 Nov 2012 | 2

The War Z closed Beta dated and pre-orders for access begins

Not had enough of zombies yet? Hammerpoint has revealed that the closed beta for their online zombie survival title The  War Z will get underway on 31 October.

By Paul Younger | 4 Oct 2012 | Comments Off on The War Z closed Beta dated and pre-orders for access begins

DayZ creator on The War Z: “What they’re doing is not cool”

The console version of DayZ looks as though it will be released this year, at least in alpha form.

By John Robertson | 28 Sep 2012 | 2

The War Z: You’ll lose real-money items if you die

This is a controversial one.
The DayZ-esque The War Z has have a real-money store that lets you purchase in-game items for hard cash.

By John Robertson | 10 Sep 2012 | 3

The War Z throws hat into the zombie survival MMO ring

With the run-away success of Arma 2 mod DayZ, it was inevitable that others would try to get a sweet slice of the zombie survival (and human survival) MMO pie.

By Peter Parrish | 20 Jul 2012 | 1