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  • lighting improvementsthough the game still has some issues.The first thing players will notice is how unforgiving the game iswhen a player dies, that character is no longer in the game. Their death will effect the moods of other characters, and the player themselves will become one of the other survivors, with a completely unique inventory and skill-set.As characters are used and gain experience, they level up their respective skills, making them more useful but also more valuable. Much like XCOM: Enemy Unknown, it's easy to get attached to certain characters, which makes it all the more upsetting if they get torn in half attempting to FIFA 17 Points escape from a horde of zombies.In State of Decay, players can explore 12 square miles of zombie-infested towns, mountains, and farmland. A large portion of the game


    is spent expanding a player's base camp, clearing out zombies, gathering daily supplies to Cheap FIFA 18 Coins ensure the group's survival, and searching for new survivors. Players gather influence with each successful task, using it within their own camp so that they can make large decisions, like uprooting their camp to a new area, tasking group members to build items, and bringing along allies to watch the their back in dangerous situations. There's an underlying plot within the game that will lead players down an interesting and challenging path, which the expansions compliment nicely once gamers are finished with the main game.Combat in the game is fairly simple, with melee weapons forcing players to get down and dirty quite frequently. Ranged weapons are plentiful, but scarce ammo makes them a luxury


    (or emergency) piece of equipment. Plenty of altercations with zombies can quickly get out of hand as noise attracts more undead neighbors, so players will become accustomed to both sneaking and placing auditory distractions, which attract zombies in one spot while the player sneaks into another. Players will have to pick and choose their fights, as attempting to slaughter each zombie will quickly lead to a character's untimely death.The game also features vehicles, which need to be regularly repaired before they break down. Though they generate a decent amount of noise and attention from the undead, the world in State of Decay is too large for just foot traffic, so vehicles will be the only real option for


    traveling across the map. Vehicles are also key for managing inventory thanks to their increased storage capacity.Despite the drastically improved hardware running the game, we ran into several stuttering issues and framerate drops throughout our playthrough. This is a problem that plagued the original release, and it's a little off-putting to see that the same issues have transferred over to the Xbox One. Coupled with long load times, it becomes clear that as much as the Xbox One affords the new lighting engine and moderately enhanced textures, State of Decay: Year-One Survival Edition both looks and feels like a previous generation game.Thankfully, the rest of the