Plants vs. Zombies takes place on a lawn broken into rows and columns. Just beyond the left edge of the screen is your house, while just beyond the right side of the screen is the street. At the top of the screen is a seed tray that displays your current amount of sun as well as whatever seed packets you have available. During each level, zombies slowly make their way leftward from the street towards your home. Your job is to resist the zombie attack by collecting sun and using it to buy various defensive plants to place on your lawn. If you destroy all the zombies in a level, you proceed to the next level. If a zombie makes it all the way to the left side of the screen, you lose.
Plants vs. Zombies, the latest sensation from the wizards at PopCap Games, has invaded several platforms now, including iPad and iPhone, but haven’t yet found their way to game consoles…until yesterday, when the game finally arrived on Xbox Live Arcade. But can a game that usually relies on touch-screen specifications or mouse control survive with a game controller? The answer is absolutely. In fact, you’ll be hard pressed to put it down.The concept is simple, built upon a basic set of real-time strategy rules. You’ve got a house, and a zombie outbreak is working its way towards your door. Your only line of defense are a series of plants, which you’ll strategically place across six rows in your yard. As you proceed through the game, you’ll gain access to different kinds of plants,... Read Review