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GF Rating
2.9

146 ratings

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

Not worth the time to play AT ALL

posted by Scoobage (FOSTORIA, OH) Nov 25, 2010

Member since Oct 2010

5 out of 5 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

So when I threw this into my PS3 after getting it in the mail, I had high expectations for this game. A mash up between the music and zombie genres?? Why wouldn't it be entertaining? BOY, WAS I WRONG!!!! After about 10 minutes of gameplay, I had to stop playing it cause it wasn't worth the effort of playing. Having to use a guitar to attack and kill zombies isn't as appealing as it sounds. This game actually reminded me of House of the Dead, except you have to use a guitar instead of a gun. The only redeeming quality that I found about this game was that there was some Rob/White Zombie music sprinkled throughout the section of the game that I played, but even with that, it was the same section of the song replayed over and over and over again. Gameplay was horrible, music was horrible......I actually slightly regret wanting to try this game out.

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GF Rating
1

Horrible

This game SUCKED

posted by fasteddie6 (CHICAGO, IL) Mar 14, 2011

Member since Jan 2010

2 out of 2 gamers (100%) found this review helpful

I tried it for 5 minutes until i was so annoyed that I couldn't get it to work and looked so lame, thank GOD we can rent from Gamefly before purchasing these games. I can't even rate it I don't see a 0 on the rate scale

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GF Rating
3

Bad

Boo! :throw tomatoe:

posted by Aragorn225 (FREDERICK, MD) Oct 27, 2010

Top Reviewer

Member since Nov 2006

11 out of 12 gamers (92%) found this review helpful

Mixing Guitar Hero with Resident Evil (Dead Rising, whatever zombie game you youngsters play these days) was a bad idea. A very bad idea indeed. First of all, the songs you will be playing yo fend off these supposedly "horrifying" (realize later that i'm speaking sarcastically) aren't cool at all, even if the Critics say they were. But sadly, i played it and i'm here already, so i might as well write a proper review on Rock the Dead (or was it Annoy the Dead with stupid music?)

Gameplay: There are a few things different about RTD that you might not find in other games. What, you ask? Not only are you tramplying through endless hordes of brain-sucking undead with a weapon of your choice, but you'll be facing some moments when you just stand there and fend the zombies off with your supposed "awesome" guitar skills. The guitar segments are not only stupid, and boring, but ridicuosly easy! Guitar in real life is WAY harder, trust me...

Storyline: Linear, like a lot of zombie games. You're trapped in some place, got to get out. Nothing really exciting, so i'll skip to the next portion of this review...

Sound/Graphics: OK, so the Graphics aren't as bad as i may cut them out to be, but heck, the Sound is! I feel like i'm standing in a sound-proof room while hearing a very muffled guitar song playing outside, along with a horde of slow undead lumbering towards whoever is playing the guitar (or, to be correct, SUCKING at guitar... sorry...).

AI: The zombies are slow, only a few times in the game will you be presented a REAL challenge where you'll have to think things over, unlike previous parts of the game. No allies, sadly, but i bet if there were any, they would suck, just like the zombies.

Conclusion (Finally!): I threw Rock the Dead straight back into the mail after beating it within a five hour time slot. Maybe the creators will read this, and create Rock the Dead 2, a game that addresses all my major concerns. :foodndrink:

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