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State of Decay 2 shows all the ways you can slaughter its zombies in latest trailer

Samuel Horti

Open-world zombie smasher State of Decay 2 will shamble onto our screens next month, and developer Undead Labs has released a new trailer showing us what to expect from the game's combat. The highlight is a fight against an over-sized zombie who's so big that the player can grab onto his neck, swing around onto his back and stab him in the base of the skull. Ouch. In general, the combat looks slick, apart from one awkward moment where the player throws a zombie at another enemy and misses, but the second zombie still flops over comically like an athlete feigning an injury.

PAX-East 2018 Gameplay Video

Away from that, there's all the stabbing, shotgunning, and running over hordes of walkers that you'd expect. If the first game is anything to go by, then it should be fun. Skip to 0:52 in the video for the combat to begin—before that, you get a look at the game's crafting and simple building system, which lets you place structures on pre-defined plots in your home base. State of Decay 2 will

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