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Zombie Minesweeper
Digging deep
by Damien McFerran 26/3/2013
Product: Zombie Minesweeper
Developer: Octo Industries
Format: Android, iPhone, iPad
Genre: Casual, Puzzle
Players: 1
Version: Europe
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Here's a fun fact for you - if you were to add up all the man hours that have been wasted playing the version of Minesweeper that came bundled with Microsoft's Windows operating system you'd be able build a full-sized Eiffel Tower 50 times over. Out of rice.

Okay, that might not actually be true, but it's certainly the case that the preinstalled time-waster has sucked away more of mankind's time than it had any right to.

While the same doesn't apply to Zombie Minesweeper, it's a mildly diverting attempt at updating the concept for a new undead-obsessed generation.

Putting you in the shoes of a young girl trying to make her way to a romantic dinner date with her boyfriend, the game is part puzzler, part action title - and it's positively packed with shambling corpses of all shapes and sizes. ...
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The concept behind Zombie Minesweeper looks better on paper than it is in practice. The action here is too repetitive and shallow to maintain your interest for very long
Audio/visual: 7
Gameplay: 6
Value: 5
Innovation: 6
Overall: 6
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