The Last of Us is technically about infected humans rather than the undead, but let’s be real: It’s still a zombie game. The focus on depicting a post-apocalyptic world full of memorable characters make it a classic.
COD’s campaign may be zombie-free, but it includes a fantastic reinvention of the series staple Zombies mode with a new storyline and a huge arsenal of firepower used to to take on the undead.
Dying Light emphasizes melee combat and crafted tools to take on its massive undead hordes. The Following DLC adds a gigantic map you can explore from within a brand-new dune buggy too.
Left 4 Dead 2 was originally released in 2009, but it remains one of the best co-op shooters around despite more than a decade full of imitators.
The Walking Dead is Telltale’s distinct narrative style at its pinnacle, offering a gripping story full of tough choices, presented through gorgeous comic-inspired graphics.
What separates State of Decay 2 from other zombie games is its focus on maintaining a community of survivors, all of whom are playable. Killing zombies isn’t enough when you’ll need to build a place to call home as well.
Resident Evil 2 was already a high-point for the survival horror series, and its 2019 remake preserves everything great while updating it for modern audiences.