If you are a fan of dispatching zombies in new and interesting ways, such as with a kayak paddle, duct tape and chainsaw Darth Maul-ish kludge then you have probably been following the Dead Rising series.  For those anxious for the release of the sequel or those curious about what all the hype is, for 400 Microsoft points you can have a few hours of fun in a post-apocalyptic world filled with zombies for you to torment.  Take a peek over at Ars Technica.

“Dead Rising 2: Case Zero is an odd duck. The $5 Xbox Live Arcade release gives you a feel for the full version of Dead Rising 2, but with its own cut scenes, voice acting, story, and setting, it’s far from a demo, taking place between the events of Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2, and it does a good job of showing you what has happened to the world after the first game.”

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