Attack Of The Zombie Bikini Babes From Outer Space Is Brilliant

Attack of the Zombie Bikini Babes from Outer Space. It's a $1.19 iPhone game. That pretty much says it all.

Well, if it doesn't, imagine a Zombies Ate My Neighbors kind of schlock, except you're in the boots of a redneck armed with dual slingshots, firing rocks and raccoons at undead chicks in bikinis who will claw your eyes out if they touch you.

The production values aren't bad for a $1.19 game that's consciously trying to evoke a B-movie aesthetic. The action's simple, but it works — you slide your thumb down over the slingshot to pull back, and as your thumb slides off the phone, it fires whatever you've got armed, spraying blood whenever a projectile makes contact with a brains-hungry babe. It's mindless in the sense that's all you do as wave after wave of zombie chicks amble toward you, but it gets frantic fast as the hordes grow, like any good singular action game. And I mean, zombie bikini babes. From outer space. To me, anyway, the whole zombie genre and aesthetic never seems to get old, no matter how many times the same tropes are re-used, and this pulls it off pretty well, so it's totally worth the money.

There is, actually, more to it: AOTZBBFOS is Smule's (those guys) take on the App Store Effect and the cheap-app culture, so it references pretty much every one of those stereotypes — there's fart and vomit effects, a redneck (for beer apps) and some other subtle digs.

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