|Developer(s) Phosphor Games|
Engine Unreal Engine
|Initial release date 30 May 2013|
Platforms Android, iOS
|Genre(s) Zombie First-person shooter|
Publisher Paramount Digital Entertainment
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World War Z is a mobile game developed by Phosphor Games and published by Paramount Digital Entertainment. The game was released on May 30, 2013, prior to the release of the feature film of the same name, directed by Marc Forster starring Brad Pitt.
A first-person shooter game available on iOS and Android, World War Z features 28 levels with zombie combat, puzzle-solving, weapons and armor. The story runs parallel to the film, however has a new set of characters. Players assume the role of Doug, a survivor of the zombie apocalypse. Doug travels the world trying to find his son, who is located in Japan.
Droid Life called the game "visually impressive." Game Revolution called it an "engaging movie tie-in." Kotaku referred to the game as better than expected. Game Trailers said the game's controls may "change the first-person genre on mobile." Modojo said the game's control scheme "removes the hassle" of playing first person shooter games on touchscreens.