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Be quick or be undead.

Corridor Z is an Endless Running Game by Mass Creation.

It all started as just another day at Massville High School. Students were walking the halls, teachers were teaching their lessons, that sort of thing.

Then The Virus hit.

No one knows where it came from, how it all got started, or what caused it to spread. All anyone knows is that, within the hour, the student body was either craving flesh... or mercy. The police couldn't handle the situation, and neither could the National Guard. The only thing they could do was lock down the school to keep the virus contained.

Only three people are left uninfected in the school. Logan the jock, Megan the cheerleader, and Sgt. Williams. Williams claims there's a guarded door the three of them can escape the school through. All they need to do is reach it. And to do that, they need to run like their lives depend on it. Because they do.

The game was released for free on May 3rd, 2016, for Mobile systems. It is also available on Playstation 4, Nintendo Switch, PC, PlayStation Vita, macOS, and Linux. However unlike it's Mobile counterparts these are actually for sale, but they have a few upgrades and added features at the very least.

Here's the Nintendo Switch trailer, website and Steam page.

Corridor Z contains examples of:

  • Advancing Wall of Doom: The zombies will steadily get closer and closer until they catch up to the Player Character. You can knock down objects to the right or left and even vent shafts up above to knock them back.
  • Apocalyptic Log: Audio Logs, pages of Jill's diary, and other things serve this purpose. You know you're coming upon one when you hear a cell phone ringing.
  • Batter Up!: If the zombies catch you, you can gain a second wind by finding a bat (one with nails hammered into it at that) to brain them with for 50 rations, and an additional 50 for each time they catch you.
  • Dead Weight: The zombified lunch lady boss has a very husky body, although that doesn't slow her down one bit.
  • Boom, Headshot!: Naturally something the characters can do to take care of the zombies, although with the caveat in that the zombies have to be near for them to properly deliver a headshot and not all weapons can deliver this.
  • Handgun: One of the weapons you can pick up in the halls (or start out with if you have the "Armed Start" perk) is what appears to be a Glock-series. It holds 15 shots, and can hit one zombie at a time.
  • High School: The game is set in one that's infested with zombies.
  • Practical Currency: Weapons, upgrades, perks, and outfits can be purchased using food rations.
  • Rule of Three: There are three Player Characters to choose from, and you're usually pursued by three zombies at a time.
  • Two Guys and a Girl: Logan and Sgt. Williams (Two Guys) and Megan (A Girl).
  • Undeathly Pallor: The lunch lady zombie has green skin.