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Last Updated: April 10th, 2013

Before now, I thought that zombies had been added to every conceivable genre with the possible exception of farm implement simulator, and that's only a matter of time. But surprisingly, adding undead minions to a game that millions of office workers use to cling to sanity turns out to be fairly interesting. Despite the title, zombies don't replace mines in Zombie Minesweeper, they just add to the explosive fun. Check out the trailer below.

Gameplay is an interesting mix of puzzles and Oregon Trail top-town shooting, and since you've got to keep moving constantly, the pace is much faster than most puzzle games. The careful marking of mines contrasts nicely with zombie killing, and you'll need to find ammo at the same time if you hope to survive. You will explode. A lot. There are 14 different types of enemies just begging for boomstick, but careful movement can turn the residential landmines around you into defensive perimeters.

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The self-aware humor on display in the trailer permeates the game - a very good thing. Zombie Minesweeper was a favorite on iOS, and it's a reasonable $1 for 30 levels.

Jeremiah Rice
Jeremiah is a US-based blogger who bought a Nexus One the day it came out and never looked back. In his spare time he watches Star Trek, cooks eggs, and completely fails to write novels.
  • Abhimanyu Seth

    Incompatible with my Galaxy Note 2!??? Whyyy! :(

    • Will

      Yeah WTF!!!!

  • armshouse

    shame there isn't a try before you buy (even if it were only a couple of levels)

  • Appomaddox

    That sound... When she held up the boomstick. Everquest quest completion.

    • Floss

      Haha I didn't even notice that. Brings back awesome memories.

  • http://twitter.com/bibleasshole biblestudiesasshole

    Um... you do realize there is a farming game where you have to keep zombies from eating your crops, right?

    • CoolCustomer

      Plants vs Zombies?

  • jumb

    I'd get it if it was compatible with Nexus 10.

    • Jon Garrett

      side load it., 9 times outta 10 they are compatible when they say its not.

  • Jon Garrett

    nice, I can never have enough Zombies in my life., games movies etc.