Deadlines: News roundup 05/16/11

Posted by Johnathon Brock On May - 16 - 2011


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At long last, the CDC gets serious about the impending zombie apocalypse. (CDC Public Health Matters Blog)

Professor John Latto of Ecology, Evolution and Marine Biology won the UC Santa Barbara’s second annual zombie debates this past weekend. Follow the link for the details of what looked to be a pretty interesting series of talks. (Daily Nexus)

After the break, check out this little short film starring second and third graders from a local arts school in their own zombie movie and say “D’aaaawwww” with the rest of us. (Best Week Ever)

When pointing and clicking is no longer an option, leave it to the fans to create a zombie apocalypse mod for a popular first person shooter, and then break the mold by adding head tracking technology to make it a truly first person experience. Check out this amazing video after the break. (Gamer Front)

Speaking of zombie games, after the break check out the pre-trailer for Zombie Apocalypse Mobile, which uses real time GPS to make player vs player combat a genuinely personal experience. The game is expected to arrive later this year. (Buy Zombie)

Milla Jovovich is very protective of the Resident Evil franchise. She’s so protective that when asked if the next film is going to be titled RE: Begins (which was apparently an April Fool’s Joke) she corrected her fans, on twitter, before the title had been officially announced. For those wondering, the next film will be titled Resident Evil: Retribution. (Kotaku)

Jumping on the bandwagon of the upcoming Evil Dead game for the iOS devices, MGM has just launched Army of Darkness: Defense this past weekend. It’s a tower defense style game which takes cues from the climactic finale of the series third film. (Fangoria)


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One Response to “Deadlines: News roundup 05/16/11”

  1. Jond76 says:

    That’s funny about the CDC. I always had them linked at the top of my page as a joke but know I can change it to go straight to that blog. Ha ha.

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