Three Dead Zed

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"Three Dead Zed is a great first release from Gentleman Squid Studio, and we really wouldn't mind seeing a sequel. A fresh take on a tired genre." -

Three Dead Zed is an action/puzzle-platformer in which you take control of an experimental zombie that can transform into three unique and distinct forms. With quick reflexes, a little problem solving, and some rescued kittens, players make a violent exit that won't be forgotten by their captors. This is a zombie game that brings out your inner child, then chews on its brain.

Key Features:

  • Lighthearted visuals and storyline infectiously brings a smile to your face

  • Gamepad and keyboard support with custom keyboard rebinding

  • Challenge Stages will test your skills after completing the main game

  • Charming hand drawn characters, animations, and effects

  • Achievements and trading cards

  • Digital art book showing a sample of our creative process

  • Cats In tinfoil hats

Customer reviews


Nice idea and amusing art and story but becomes boring

Legolas_Katarn | Dec. 5, 2015 | See all Legolas_Katarn's reviews »

Take control of a zombie with the ability to change between three forms as he attempts to escape a research facility while being asked to rescue tinfoil hat wearing cats by a mysterious man. The normal zombie form has a small jump, a weak attack, and can be used to push buttons and climb ladder. A form that moves on four legs that is the fastest moving, can jump the furthest, and can wall jump but takes the most damage and can not attack. The final form is a large zombies with a powerful attack, and the ability to break through obstacles and lift large objects but with a weak jump and very slow speed. You will need to use these three forms correctly to survive saw blades, human and robot enemies, spikes, lasers, and traps that can smash you. Many of the stages have a hidden voiced log that you can listen to to hear more of the story. The story is amusing, as is the art style. The controls feel a bit off and the game ends up just not being that fun as it goes on though.


A little zombie fun.

Furrek | Aug. 21, 2014 | See all Furrek's reviews »

When it comes to zombies, everybody thinks about FPS games, or some survival horrors, or maybe adventure games. Zombie platformer? That's a good idea but not well made in this case. In Three Dead Zed you control 3 kind of zombies - each one can do something that the rest can't. So controling these 3 zombies you go and save some kitties. Sounds like fun and fresh idea, but sadly the game is boring. It doesn't have anything special that would catch my interest. Graphics looks normal, music is normal, just the idea of zombies that comes to rescue cats is kind of funny. At least before you tried to play this game. Also, it's quite easy and not so long game, so I wouldn't recommend it.


A decent platformer

Alexander26 | July 13, 2014 | See all Alexander26's reviews »

Three Dead Zed is a platformer in which you play as a zombie who went berserk and tries to escape a facility and save...cats. It comes with, I'd say, basic features of the genre - the challenging puzzles and the option to switch between forms / characters depending on what there is to be done. The soundtrack is ok and graphics are not bad, either ; overall feels like a decent game.