Genre: Action, Horror, Shooting
Compatibility (headsets): Meta Quest 3, Meta Quest Pro, Meta Quest 2
Platforms: Meta Store
Features: single user, Co-op
Release date: The game is originally released on Feb 16, 2023, but today it received its Free Mod – Home Invasion – Oct 25, 2023
Developer: Soul Assembly
Price: 24.99 euro
I never expected to be scared out of my wits while playing a video game, but that’s exactly what happened when I tried Drop Dead: The Cabin.
This mixed reality game lets terrifying zombies invade your own home, and it’s a mind-blowing experience. I set up the game and chose the full-blown mixed reality mode, not knowing what to expect.
I was thrown into an intense and immersive wave-based survival game that had me on the edge of my seat. I can only say that this game is a must-try for any gamer looking for a truly thrilling experience.
- The objective of the game is to survive for a certain amount of time in a wave-based survival mode
- Longer survival unlocks better guns, adding a sense of progression to the gameplay
- The game allows players to physically interact with the environment, picking up items and placing them on the table for added realism
The objective in Drop Dead: The Cabin – Home Invasion is to survive as long as possible while zombies try to break into the house and disrupt the transmitter that sends signals to the rescue team. The longer you survive more and new weapons become available as rewards for successful defense.
It’s an immersive experience with various types of zombies, including exploding and flying ones, huge ones that break straight through your wall and catch you in surprise and it requires managing ammo and resources in real-time.
Players can interact with the game environment to pick up items and put them on the table.
Drop Dead: The Cabin is an incredibly game-like Mixed reality experience, delivering an unforgettable horror adventure.
Mixed reality Mode Options
The game allows you to launch a room setup and customize the environment to your preference. You can make adjustments to the setup to optimize your gameplay experience.
It was an intense and immersive experience as you battle against a variety of zombies, while managing resources and ammo. The real-time reactions are essential to be successful in this game.
In Drop Dead: The Cabin – Home Invasion Mode, players must defend against wave after wave of zombies trying to break into the house and protect the transmitter. With immersive interactions and resource management, this intense and thrilling experience has become one of the most realistic mixed reality games in Meta Store.
Everything in the game happens so fast and you have to manage very carefully your ammo and other resources. As the game progresses, the player will gain access to new tools such as baseball bats, hatchets, machine gun and the reactions and commentary become increasingly real-time, creating a truly immersive experience. Also, you can throw your hatchet onto the enemies and recall it.
Make sure to have some space, because the game will make you move around the room.
Pros and Cons
Undoubtedly, the advantages are clear; the game’s intense and immersive experience, various types of zombies, challenges of managing ammo and resources, and the ability to physically interact with the environment are all attractive features.
However, there are some drawbacks; the game requires meticulous attention and coordination, and it also requires the player to make quick decisions, which may be difficult to do in the heat of the moment. Furthermore, it can be quite challenging to restart the transmitter if it’s broken. It is definitely not an easy game.
Tips and Strategies
Below you will find some tips and strategies that we noticed to be effective while testing the game.
Survival tactics should be taken seriously; make sure to keep an eye on the windows and doors to anticipate attacks and prepare for the worst.
It’s important to pick the right weapon for the job; having a long-range rifle and a shotgun can make a big difference when it comes to defending the transmitter.
Stay alert and be prepared to change tactics in a moment’s notice; zombies come in various shapes and sizes, so it’s important to be prepared for anything.
Finally, make sure to keep track of your ammo and resources; you never know when you’ll need them.
Also, you may want to keep a melee weapon in handy just in case you finish your ammo at the wrong time when your room is fully packed with enemies.
Drop Dead: The Cabin is an intense and immersive experience that’s unlike anything I’ve ever played before. It was a thrilling challenge to manage resources and defend against zombies while physically interacting with the game environment.
The mixed reality game leaves you in high alert, and I’d highly recommend it to anyone looking for an exciting escape.