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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

Biggest PR Gaffes of 2012

There’s a saying in journalistic circles: “never make yourself the story.” In the world of games development, where a stray interview comment or ill-advised PR stunt can blow up across media sites in a matter of minutes, that’s not always an easy rule to stick to.

By Peter Parrish | 4 Jan 2013 | 14

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

War Z patched – Players find themselves banned

It’s really not been a good week for the War Z team at Hammerpoint Interactive.

By Paul Younger | 21 Dec 2012 | 2

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

The War Z receives hostile Steam release

At the end of last month Hammerpoint Interactive revealed that their zombie survival gamer The War Z would be coming to steam.

By Paul Younger | 18 Dec 2012 | 3