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E3 2012: Never Mind the Bollocks, Here’s 'ZombiU'

During Ubisoft's press conference, they announced their catalog for Nintendo's upcoming Wii U console.  The most striking, and FEARnet-relevant, was their CGI trailer for ZombiU.  Check out the trailer via G4 after the break.

The freeze-frame trailer is more than a little reminiscent of last year's hype-building Dead Island trailer, showing the more dramatic side of a zombie infestation set to a weird acoustic version of "God Save the Queen."  Hopefully the finished product will live up to the trailer.

...but wait, there's more!  There's the little matter of the Wii U's GamePad controller, which incorporates a sizable touchscreen, and how it would come into play in ZombiU.  Ubisoft also ever-so-kindly showed us the various ways that you would use the sizable controller to scan, shoot, and survive the zombie mobs.  It all looks pretty damn innovative, especially the "one bite and you're dead" factor that they mention…

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