Deadlines: News roundup 10/27/09

Posted by Cory Casciato On October - 27 - 2009

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A daily roundup of all the undead news that shambles into view… Bookmark the home page or add the RSS feed to your reader for your daily dose of walking dead. Got news tips? E-mail me at cory.casciato[AT]gmail.com.

Quentin Tarantino presented George A. Romero with a lifetime achievement award and gave a pretty kick-ass speech as a tribute to the genius of the man. There’s a video clip of the speechifying embedded after the break. (Bloody Disgusting)

There’s a funny new Left 4 Dead 2 viral video out, apparently from U.K. game retailer Game. It’s embedded for you, after the break.

Capybara Games, developers of Critter Crunch, are working on a “a tactics-heavy strategy-meets-survival game that revolves around an ever-growing — and/or shrinking — group of characters as they try to escape the city,” according to president Nathan Vella (via Joystiq). It’s still very early n the development process but it looks to be a turn-based game similar to Advance Wars, based on early screens (via Destructoid).

Zombies and baseball are set to collide in Three Strikes, You’re Dead, a planned horror-comedy from director Corbin Bernsen’s. (Fangoria)

Famed Zombie Survival Guide and World War Z author Max Brooks shared his favorite zombie movies with MTV. (MTV Movies Blog)

If you solve GeekDad’s zombie puzzle, you could win a $50 gift certificate to ThinkGeek. (Wired)

Read all about why Pittsburgh is the birthplace of the modern zombie. (The Tartan)

Shoot zombies with a paintball gun in a live-action “haunted house” Halloween extravaganza in Los Angeles. If you get “bit,” do you get to go after your fellow paintball gunners? (Bloody Disgusting)

If you want to zombify your Xbox Live avatar, here’s a handy guide to doing that. (Zombie Command)

Chile gets into the zombie movie act with Blind Dead, a film where the world’s been overrun by zombies and a small group looks for a cure. Trailer embedded after the break. (Quiet Earth)

Steampunk Victorian zombie-killing adventure game? Intriguing… if only I had an iPhone, I could be excited about this Garters and Ghouls game. (Kotaku)

The only possible reaction to this top-down arcade shooter for iPhone based on Pet Sematary is LOLWUT? So you can consider that my official opinion. (Horror Squad)
Quentin Tarantino on George A. Romero

Left 4 Dead 2 viral video

Blind Dead trailer

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