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Stubbs the Zombie Returns to PC and Consoles in March

Stubbs the Zombie

Stubbs the Zombie Returns to PC and Consoles in March

Original Xbox and PC game Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse will be coming to modern consoles and Steam in March.

The returning title will be a port of the 2005 original developed by Wideload Games with modernized controls and achievements, which were leaked earlier this month in a TrueAchievements report. It will be handled by Aspyr Media, who published the original game and ported Star Wars Jedi Knight: Jedi Academy and Star Wars Episode I: Racer last year.

The action-adventure game follows Edward “Stubbs” Stubblefield, a traveling salesman during the Great Depression who was killed by his girlfriend’s father. He rises from the grave 26 years later in 1959 and wreaks havoc on the retro-futuristic city of Punchbowl, Pennsylvania by converting its citizens to zombies alongside using “zombie sputum, gut grenades, and the stunning unholy flatulence.”

The game launched in October 2005 and received a little controversy after placed on a “12 games to avoid” list by the National Institute on Media and the Family and criticized by U.S. Senator Joe Lieberman for cannibalism. A sequel was announced as planned in 2008, but was canceled with Wideload Games shutting down in 2014.

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Pulse is now available for pre-order on digital stores and will be launching for Steam, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and forward-compatible with PlayStation 5 and Xbox Series X|S on March 16.

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