If you've got a craving for a new first-person shooter on your iOS device, there is a pretty cool looking one coming out next week. It's called Dead Effect, from a small team of developers and set to be published by Bulkypix. It's got a heavy sic-fi theme with all sorts of glowy lights and metallic spaceship environments, and of course... zombies. Eh, in this case I kind of like the use of zombies here. Story-wise, you're awakened from a cryo-sleep on the ESS Meridian to find your ship overrun with zombies. Naturally, your job is to blast the crap out of every last one of them. Check out the trailer.

Dead Effect gives me a creepy feeling, kind of like the movie Event Horizon mixed with a little Doom 3. I like that feeling. The developers have been dishing out all sorts of information in our forums, and you can expect a short-but-sweet 2-3 hour single player campaign, endless survival mode, and plenty of cool weapons and boss fights. Sadly, no multiplayer is planned at this time. One big bonus that a lot of people should appreciate is that the plan is to release Dead Effect for $3.99 and have no in-app purchases of any kind. Down the line, things like extra character skins or new levels may be offered, but right off the bat what you pay for is what you'll get with Dead Effect.

If this has captured your interest check out the aforementioned forum thread for more screens and info, and look out for Dead Effect to launch next week on September 12th.

  • Jzracin

    Hell yes dead space for iPhone

    • ptdshiznit818

      Uh, that's already a thing for ios...

      • sbnewsom

        And done extremely well. This sounds like a dead space mass effect mash up

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  • Reignmaker

    Another zombie game? NO WAY!

    • http://matt-curtis.me/ Matt Curtis

      Wait! It's in space, though!

      • nini

        Space zombies? That changes everything!

  • Amenbrother

    Take my money....

  • Zeldaniac

    I love sic-fi!

  • pavarotti2007

    Why do the videos never work in the TA app??

    • stainboy

      weird. videos in the app have always worked for me.

    • Th3R3n3gad3

      Me too

  • Lohengriehn

    no iap? consider the game purchased at me πŸ™‚

    • nini

      Really? A policy of "No IAP = instabuy" seems a blind way to go about choosing games.

      • Xissoric

        I agree, there have been some pretty garbage games that have no iap.

      • Lohengriehn

        Yes, really. There is also a trailer to watch and a thread to read....no iap=instabuy at me. Easy that is.
        If the other user bought crap games I feel sorry, but thats life πŸ™‚ Possibly he needs to check trailers too πŸ™‚

      • nini

        Okay but I reckon hardline anti-IAPs are doing little for their cause due to their absolute views and as we know, only the Sith deal in absolutes.

      • jsrco

        Using the same kind of argument you did, you are wrong, because the Sith aren't real.

        If you read on these forums, you know that many people buy apps like this one becuase they have have no IAP.

      • lepke

        Bs, I bet he like the game but since it has no IAP it is a definite buy and I myself come across many games I enjoy but due to being published by EA or has excessive IAP will refuse to buy it, even if I enjoy the game.

        The bs however is that the true statement should be"only George Lucas deal in absolutes" πŸ˜‰

  • Press2Play

    Dead space + mass effect = dead effect.

    • nini

      It's like if they had babies!!

    • nettacki

      I knew someone would make the connection.

  • Jake7905

    Lets see, a space themed FPS, that will sell for 4 bucks with no IAP, and is being published by Bulkypix? Would be an instabuy if it had multiplayer.

    • Bool Zero

      In rebuttal, not every game needs multiplayer and there are still a large group of gamers who enjoy games for the single player experience. Every game doesn't have to be a social affair afterall...

      • yaboyrasp

        Yes but we cannot deny that multiplayer extends a games life...

      • Jake7905

        Actually I prefer single player games and hardly ever play multiplayer, but a FPS game is a different story to me. I find the campaigns in these types of games are usually a little on the shallow side (even with the Modern Combat series) and that a multiplayer mode adds depth and longevity. The same rule applies to racing and fighting (Street Fighter types) games, for me at least.

  • master lee

    Take my money and give me Zombies in Space Hell yea!!!

  • PresidentZer0

    Another dead tigger... Yeeeeeeeesh..... -.-

  • Mekklesack

    I cannot get enough of these!! Yes and more please!

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  • hourglass

    Meh, I'm not a real big fan of Bulkypix.

  • Kane

    I'm dead tired of zombie games.

  • Shirflex

    Why did they get the name from dead space and mass effect... Besides. I'm sick of those zombi games

  • spawn12345

    So its come to the point where not having IAP is a feature in iOS game.

    In other news the game looks fricking awesome!!

  • Nasif Rahim

    Dead space and mass effect

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  • regh

    dead trigger in space ?