ZombiU isn't just about slaughtering zombies and surviving long enough to hit the next checkpoint. No, turns out there may actually be a pretty deep story to explore in this upcoming Wii U exclusive, and with Ubisoft being Ubisoft, the game manages to work in real world history.
The latest developer diary offers us a glimpse of some of the characters who will be helping you, and the involvement of a secret society known as the "Ravens of Dee," named after the Welsh scientist John Dee. Well, "scientist" may not be the right word considering he lived between the 16th and 17th centuries, but you get our meaning.
For centuries, his followers have tried to unravel the secrets of the Black Prophecy, and the zombie outbreak in London seems to be connected to all of this in some way.
London, a City of Blood & Fire - YouTube
We smell a franchise brewing. ZombiU will be out on November 18 for Wii U.