If you play mobile games, then you should by now have either played or come across a game called Plants vs. Zombies. Originally released for Android and IOS, Plants vs. Zombies is a tower defense-style game that people of all ages can enjoy.
This year, the franchise has upgraded to next generation technology and is now featured in high definition on PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One under a new title, Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare.
The basic premise of the game is to plant a garden to fight off zombies from invading your home. These plants have the ability to spit seeds, eat zombies, throw razor leaves and explode.
They will need to because the zombies come fully prepared themselves.
Your enemies come in variations such as a football player, scientist, construction worker and even a disco dancer.
They can also carry weapons like lasers, paint guns, two-by-fours and disco balls. They are hungry and not going down easy.
The game is setup in a third-person-shooter layout where you can freely run around, shooting down your enemies. Players can be either the zombies or the plants.
As a plant, you have to defend your owner’s home by planting other plants while at the same time defeating your opponents. In story mode, you are always welcomed with a boss battle at the end of each level.
Of course as zombies, your goal is the complete opposite. You begin with a set number of allies and march head-on while having many weapons at your disposal. The best part is that multiplayer is available, either online or split-screen.
Plants vs. Zombies: Garden Warfare is a great game that provides many hours of fun. You can play by yourself, with friends or even get the entire family involved.
It’s easy to pick up and start playing because you simply point and shoot. Plus gameplay is all cartoon-style fighting, so it’s safe for the younger kids.
Also don’t let the shooter style turn you away if you don’t play those kind of games. It is by no means Call of Duty or Battlefield. Check out gameplay videos on Youtube to see if it’s up your alley.
For me, I am a fan of the series and it has never let down. The PlayStation version will be coming out next month, which means I will be having a garden party soon. Maybe you should, too.
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