Zombies are all the rage these days. You can’t watch a film, read a book or even play a game without coming across these flesh-eating baddies. Luckily they always get subdued in the most gruesome, head-splitting ways and in Trapped Dead you have the opportunity to once again take your anger out on the undead horde.
Playing a lot like classic games Commandos and Desperados, you control one of several surviving humans and aim to escape the terror of a virus outbreak. Gameplay takes place over a third person isometric viewpoint and the colourful scenery all pay homage to the great classic zombie movies of the early 1980s.
The action happens in a small town called Hedge Hill, somewhere near Kansas City in Missouri. Someone thought it would be incredibly clever to try and create a new genetically modified type of corn - that created a strange new virus which mutated throughout the natural food chain. A local outbreak causes mass panic as the province is taken over by zombified undead.
And in the middle of all this mess stand Mike and Gerald, two college students who have stopped at a gas station in the middle of a road trip, unaware that the virus has already hit their resting place…