Outbreak was released on January 17, 2017 by Drop Dead Studios who also developed the game. Outbreak is a platformer 2D co-op action game.
Outbreak is a 2D style game with isomorphic type view instead of the old style sprites.
The game is basically a top down resident evil outbreak with tank controls, Playing with a controller is much better than the keyboard and mouse.
Players move around the game map seeking items and trying to survive.
If you have every played any of the old 90s classics like the original Resident Evil than you will be the inspiration immediately. Much of the gameplay with is similar to Alien Swarm.
Outbreak has lots of gore and which is typical for this genre. The maps are large and the typical locked doors to be opened Reading a document is not without risk either as the zombies actively hunt .
While designed for 4 player co-op multiplayer, the game does support a single player mode with all game maps. Outbreak did not show appreciable lag making co-op the gameplay very fluid and playable.
The game offers a wide range of weapons. Essential weapons can be traded with other players. The player’s inventory is limited.
As each room is cleared, there may be puzzles to solve. The placement is semi-random so each replay is different. The game can be hard, but it is fun!
The game features Steamworks with trading cards and achievements.
|Operating System||Windows 7 x64 or better|
|CPU||i5-2500 or better|
|Memory||2 GB or more|
|Hard Drive Space||1 GB|
|Graphics Hardware||Intel HD 4400 ot better|
|Network||Broadband Internet Connection Required|
Game fully supports the Xbox One and PS4 controllers.