The zombie apocalypse is a favorite storyline for tons of movies, books, and video games. Despite each taking their own path with them, one thing tends to remain the same — it’s no fun living among zombies! But what if they weren’t all out to eat your brains? What if they were adorable and willing to help you save the world? Well, then you might have the storyline of Undead Darlings ~no cure for love~. This upcoming visual novel and dungeon crawling hybrid was designed by some ex-NIS America staff (now known as Mr. Tired Media). As such, they’ve definitely got a feel for what Western gamers with a taste for Japanese games are into.


Undead Darlings ~no cure for love~ is set to bring both a comedic/heartfelt visual novel to players alongside gameplay that JRPG fans can get into. With a battle system inspired by the likes of Phantasy Star and dungeon crawlers such as Wizardry and Legend of Grimrock, well, they’ve definitely got their work cut out for them. If everything does play out akin to those inspirations then prospective players are going to be in for one heck of an enjoyable experience, at least! There are some tweaks, of course, such as the Exponential Exploitation system. Basically, the more you hit weak spots the more powerful your attack damage becomes.


Potentially because Mr. Tired Media know what it costs to work on games, the Kickstarter for Undead Darlings ~no cure for love~ is set at a slightly high goal of $50,000. With that said, day one funding is pretty strong. Here’s hoping they can keep it up because we need more unique zombie apocalypse games out there! It’s poised for PC release (with consoles possible if stretch goals are met).

Track the progress of the Undead Darlings ~no cure for love~ Kickstarter in our Campaign Calendar.

About the Author

Marcus Estrada

Marcus is a fellow with a love for video games, horror, and Japanese food. When he’s not writing about games for a multitude of sites, he’s usually still playing one. Writing about video games is something he hopes to continue doing for many years to come.

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