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GamesBeat’s PAX panel: Left 4 Dead, Plants vs. Zombies, and DayZ devs discuss the undead

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If you’re in Seattle for the Penny Arcade Expo this week, definitely try to stop by the Eliza Anderson Amphitheater for an epic panel for all those zombie lovers out there. Details are below:

What: Fresh Corpses: Not Your Average Zombie Games
When: Friday, August 31 at 4 p.m. PDT
Where: Eliza Anderson Amphitheater in the Grand Hyatt, located at 721 Pine Street right next to the Seattle convention center.
Who:

  • Dean Hall, DayZ
  • Chet Faliszek, Left 4 Dead
  • Robert Bowling, Human Element
  • Tony Learner, Plants vs. Zombies

Official description:

Moderated by Sebastian Haley (GamesBeat’s culture editor), the panel explores the current proliferation of zombies in video games and culture and the approach by different gamemakers in this genre. Joined by panelists Robert Bowling (Call of Duty, Human Element), Dean Hall (DayZ), Chet Faliszek (Left 4 Dead), and Tony Leamer (Plants vs. Zombies), the discussion looks at the most illustrious properties in the zombie realm and why audiences are obsessed with these animated cadavers.

The panel is open to PAX badge holders, but anyone can participate by tweeting questions in advance to @downwardviral. The panelists these queries during the Q&A session and throughout the session.