Dead Nation is a top-down shoot-em-up game for PlayStation3 from the studio Housemarque. It was released on November 30, 2010, on PlayStation Network. The game was one of the bonuses that Sony gave away as a compensation for a PlayStation network breakdown. n February 2014, a version of the PlayStation 4 game called Apocalypse Edition was released, along with the PlayStation Vita version
The game takes place in a world engulfed by a zombie apocalypse. The player can choose between the male and female models of the game character. The main goal of the game is to score as many points as possible for killing zombies. For the murder, the player also receives money that can be spent on buying and upgrading weapons and getting multipliers to improve the score. The game world cannot be called a peaceful - the zombies react to loud sounds and player movement. Players can use a melee and rush attack against zombies. Zombies also have several kinds.
The game has a story. It tells about the fall of society, and much of the world's population turned into a zombie. A year later after the original calamity, the main characters (either Jack McReady, Scarlett Blake) are preparing to leave their shelter in search of food and water. The game can be completed in co-op mode.