Plants vs. Zombies is a highly addictive strategy game, requiring players to defend their house from zombies by using a variety of plants.
The core of Plants vs. Zombies is to use plants to defend your house from oncoming hordes of zombies. The fun of Plants vs. Zombies comes from the variety of different offensive and defensive plant types and the immense variety of zombies that all attack the house.
Plants vs. Zombies’ graphics style is recognizable PopCap style. Cartoon influenced visuals bring a family-friendly look to the game. Each character is carefully designed to maximize the core of the game. Plants are easily recognized by their individual traits like sunflowers producing sunlight and zombie-eating plants featuring wide mouths and sharp teeth.
Even the zombies have their own style. Normal zombies just have plain clothes, but later levels feature zombies with pole vaults, screen doors, and buckets on their heads. Each additional detail to the zombies adds an effect like the ability to take more damage or only be affected by one type of flower attack.
Adventure mode in Plants vs. Zombies is long and provides hours to experience, and extra modes like the 20 mini-games, puzzle mode, and Zen Garden add more content.
The strategic elements of Plants vs. Zombies are slim in the beginning of the game, but in later levels there is a consistent tight balance between planting more defensive flowers or attacking larger zombies with offensive landmine potatoes.
Plants vs. Zombies is one of the greatest strategy games available and provides hours of enjoyment.