Stubbs The Zombie Is Reportedly Coming Back From The Dead

It seems that Stubbs the Zombie is rising from the dead and is making a comeback to Xbox thanks to Aspyr Media.

Credit: Wideload Games

Stubbs the Zombie in Rebel Without a Cause released for the original Xbox in 2005 (2006 for Europe) and while it was by no means a true classic, it was at least considered to be a cult classic. Many fans have been awaiting its return.

In the game you play as Edward “Stubbs” Stubblefield, a salesman trying to earn a living in 1933 during the Great Depression. However, things get worse for Stubbs following an unfortunate accident which turns him into a zombie with a lust for human brains.

It seems that after 16 years of dark magic and zombie summoning, Stubbs the Zombie is coming back, that’s at least according to a now-removed listing on the Microsoft Store.

According to the Microsoft Store listing Stubbs the Zombie is getting a re-release for Xbox One and Xbox Series X|S, set to launch on March 16th.

There are no details of any improvements for this re-release, though being on new consoles, it will likely have a 4K resolution and an improved framerate.

With Stubbs the Zombie appearing on the Microsoft Store (including screenshots), this listing is as legit as it gets and hopefully we’ll get a new gameplay trailer soon.

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Credit: Wideload Games

Quite interestingly if you’ve seen the developers name Aspyr Media recently, it’s probably because it is the studio rumoured to be working on the new Star Wars: Knights of the Old Republic.

Are you looking forward to playing as Stubbs the Zombie once again? Let us know across our social media channels.

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