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Dead rising 2 case 0 introduction entering gas station

Chuck and Katey entering Still Creek.

There is also a detailed Still Creek Map.

This is a Walkthrough for Dead Rising 2: Case Zero. Between Dead Rising and Dead Rising 2, Chuck Greene flees Vegas with his daughter Katey. In need of fuel and looking to stock up on supplies, Chuck and Katey stopped at the small desert town of Still Creek, shortly after their arrival a containment zone is breached and the undead begin to shuffle into town.

Then someone steals Chuck’s truck. With Katey needing a shot of Zombrex very soon, Chuck searches Still Creek for the drug, and a way out of town.[1]

How to play[]

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Dead Rising 2: CASE ZERO takes place after a massive zombie outbreak in Las Vegas.

Chuck Greene finds himself stuck in the small town of Still Creek with his infected daughter, Katey. They must escape from the zombies flooding in from the Vegas outbreak!

To prevent Katey from turning, Chuck must also find a drug called Zombrex. It is the only known cure for zombification.

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Chuck can use a variety of objects as weapons. Press B button to pick things up.

Press X button to attack!

As Chuck is attacked, his health will deplete. Find food and drink to replenish Chuck's health! When holding food, press & to eat it.

There are lots of things to do in Still Creek. Explore the town and read the tutorials: They will come up automatically as you play to explain the game!

Controller[]

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Xbox 360 PS3 PC Control[2]
X button (No Item) Square button (No Item) PC Mouse Left Click (No Item) Punch
X button (With Item) Square button (With Item) PC Mouse Left Click (With Item) Attack / Eat (Item Dependent)
X button Hold (With Item) Square button Hold (With Item) Hold PC Mouse Left Click (With Item) Secondary Attack (Item Dependent)
Ybutton Triangle button Q Call Survivor
A button Cross button Space Jump
B button Circle button E Pick up / Use
D-pad left L3 (Click) PC Mouse Wheel Neutral Center Camera
Left bumper / Right bumper L1 / R1 1 / 3 Inventory Left / Inventory Right
Left trigger L2 PC Mouse Right Click Ranged Mode
Left trigger + Ybutton L2 + Triangle button PC Mouse Right Click + Q Send Survivor
Left trigger + X button or Left trigger + Right trigger L2 + Square button or L2 + R2 PC Mouse Right Click + PC Mouse Left Click or PC Mouse Right Click + E Throw item / Fire Projectile Weapon
Start button Start button ESC Pause
Back button Select button Tab Map Screen
D-pad up D-pad up 2 Unequip item
D-pad down D-pad down X Drop Current Weapon
D-pad right D-pad right C Answer Calls - Hold to access friends list
D-pad left D-pad left T Check Watch Screen




Case 0-1: Find Katey Zombrex[]

Goal icon
GOAL
Travel to the road block next to the Quarantine Zone
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Brockett Gas Station safe house[]

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Brockett Gas Station, larger map found at Still Creek#Map.

After the Introduction, and two screens explaining Zombrex,[3] Chuck will begin the game in the Brockett Gas Station. The Brockett Gas Station is a safe house where the game can be saved, where Chuck can escort survivors too, and create combo weapons with the maintenance bench. Katey will wait here the entire game. There are several weapons in this room.

Chuck's first Combo Weapon[]

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Pick up the Box of Nails.

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Pick up the Baseball Bat.

Chuck has the opportunity to make a Combo Weapon immediately. As the game starts, in front of Chuck is a door. To the left of the door is a Box of Nails and a Baseball Bat.
Pick up both the Box of Nails and the Baseball Bat.

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Place the first weapon on the work bench.

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Game screen explaining how maintenance benches work, click to enlarge.

Walk to the brown maintenance bench. A yellow action icon with a hand will appear prompting Chuck to "Place Item". Press the B button button to place the first item on the bench. An explanation screen will appear, explaining how maintenance benches work. A blue wrench action icon will then appear, prompting Chuck to combine. Press B button again.

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Combo card acquired Spiked Bat

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Explanation of Combo cards.

Another cutscene will begin, showing that Chuck has made his very first combo weapon, a Spiked Bat, and explaining what a combo weapon is.

Adjacent rooms in the Safe House[]

In the adjacent room is the main entry where Chuck pushed the vending machine across to stop the zombies. This room has Orange Juice (to the left on the garage door) and Snacks. Pick up at least one orange juice.

Roof of the Safe House[]

On the roof is a sniper rifle near the front of the store. The roof is reached by a ladder behind the main entrance room counter.

Car Scrap Yard[]

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Exit the garage

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Travel around the derelict cars to the blue shack.

After creating the Spiked Bat and picking up at least one orange juice, exit the garage. The exit Chuck will use is in the garage Katey is in, next to the maintenance bench. The door exits into a car scrap yard, turn left and walk around the derelict cars.

Save Game shack[]

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Enter the blue shack

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Save explanation

There is a small blue shack at the edge of the Auto Scrap Yard. Enter this shack. A Explanation screen appears explaining saving.

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Open the bathroom door directly in front of Chuck

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Save the game

In this shack are two doors, one to the left and one directly in front of Chuck. Open the door directly in front of Chuck with the bathroom sign above the door. Here is a bathroom which is a save point. This is one of three save points in Still Creek.[4] Save the game.

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Open the door to Still Creek

The other door is to Still Creek. Open the door.[5]

Still Creek[]

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As he enters Still Creek, Chuck immediately will acquire the Still Creek Map.

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Cutscene as Chuck enters Still Creek.

In searching for Zombrex, Chuck must travel across this small town to the Quarantine Zone. Turn right, following the guide arrow at the top of the screen. This will take Chuck past the center of town.



Approaching Quarantine Zone[]

As Chuck approaches the edge of town, there is a red quarantine sign and a stop sign. A cutscene begins, starting Case 0-2: Find Zombrex.

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Red quarantine sign and stop sign.

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Case 0-2: Find Zombrex[]

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GOAL
Search the ambulance for Zombrex

Tanker cutscene[]

Chuck Greene begins this case climbing a tanker. The tanker overlooks the overrun Quarantine Zone. Chuck spots an ambulance next to some tents.
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Information screen[]

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Case File screen

As this case begins an information screen appears which states:

  • The bridge out of town is blocked with wreckage and zombies.
  • Search the quarantine zone for clues about what happened here.
  • Search for Zombrex and find a way to escape from Still Creek.


Save game[]

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At this point the case file appears and an opportunity to save the game. Save the game.

Traveling through the quarantine zone[]

To avoid zombies, Chuck can jump from car to car in the traffic jam.

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Jump down and head towards the brown tents and ambulance. The ambulance is on the left.

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Ambulance cutscene[]

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Open the ambulance door and a cutscene begins.




Case 0-3: Broken Bike[]

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GOAL
Return the broken bike to the Brockett Gas Station Safe House
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The information screen states:

  • The military is coming at 9:00 PM and they will take Katey into quarantine if they find her.
  • Get the damaged bike back to the gas station for repairs.
  • Get Katey Zombrex by 8:00 PM, repair the bike and use it to escape Still Creek before the military arrives!


After the information screen, the case begins with Chuck behind a utility cart. Push B button to begin pushing the cart. Follow the guide arrow, backtracking back to the gas station.

As Chuck pushes the cart near the door to the safe house shed, the brief full black load screen starts, and a cutscene begins.

Case 0-4: Find Bike Parts[]

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Case File

As soon as the cutscene with Katey ends, the Case File screen appears, showing that Case 0-4 is Engaged. It further explains that:

  • GOAL: Find Bike Parts
  • DESTINATION: Unknown
  • I need to search around town for the five bike parts I need.


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Bike Parts

A Second information screen appears, called Bike Parts. It explains that:

  • You need to find replacement parts and bring them back to the shop to repair the damaged bike.
  • The parts are located around Still Creek. Some parts may not be easy to find...
  • Check the Bike Parts screen in the Pause Menu to see your progress!

Preparing to return to Still Creek[]

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After the Bike Parts screen, Chuck starts in the garage. You can now look at the Bike Screen on the pause menu to see the parts needed to finish the bike.

Location of five bike part items[]

The gas canister and handle bars can be put in inventory. The wheel, bike forks, and engine must be held with two hands, and will be dropped if Chuck changes to another item in his inventory.

Item Location
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Gasoline Canister Brockett Gas Station in front near gas pump.
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Wheel Still Creek Pawnshop sold for $5,000 after rescuing Dick Jones.
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Handle Bar Used as a weapon by Jason Wong behind Uncle Bill's Department Store he wants a Broadsword before he gives the handle bar to Chuck. This is found above Momma's Diner or in Bob's Fish 'n Hunt (reached from roof). Alternativly it is possible to kill him and take the handlebars by force, however he will defect and attack you.
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Bike Forks In a small shed between Big Buck Hardware and the Quarantine Zone. The key is found in Still Creek Hotel, reached by the fire escape in the alley.
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Engine In the alley way next to Still Creek Movie Theater.

Bike parts as weapons[]


Queen Cutscene[]

As Chuck leaves the Gas Station Safe House, there is a queen cutscene. The queen acts the same as queens in Dead Rising, the queen violently kills all nearby zombies when it is killed.

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Wheel: Save Dick Jones[]

After the cutscene, a survivor, Dick Jones, is trapped on top of a van, surrounded by zombies.

Kill most of the zombies around the van. One well placed queen can kill all of the zombies around the van.

After most of the zombies are killed, jump on top the van and speak to Dick.

Follow Dick Jones to the pawnshop and speak to him[]

Follow Dick up the street to his pawnshop.

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In Still Creek Pawnshop[]

There are 8 items for sale in the Still Creek Pawnshop. Chuck should buy the wheel now.

If you want to complete the game and rescue all survivors, Save money and only buy the wheel then the Zombrex.

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Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop ZOMBREX Zombrex $25,000 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (37)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop handgun Handgun $500 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (38)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop electric rake Electric Rake $5,000 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (39)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop drill bucket Drill Bucket $2,500 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (40)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop assault rifle Assault Rifle $1,000 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (41)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop WHEEL Wheel $5,000 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (42)
Dead rising 2 case 0 still creek pawnshop spiked bat Spiked Bat $2,500 Dead rising 2 case 0 dick rescuing (43)
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Purchase the wheel and return to the safe house[]

After purchasing the wheel return to the safe house. On the way Chuck can pickup the gas canister which is just outside of Brockett Gas Station.

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Stand close to the wheel and press B button Cutscene Cutscene
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When the cutscene ends, walk over to the wheel Pick up the wheel with B button Carry the wheel out of the pawnshop
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If Chuck is hit by a zombie he will drop the wheel Run back to the gas station At the bike press B button

Gasoline Canister[]

The Gasoline Canister is the easiest bike part to acquire. Chuck can acquire it as he is carrying the wheel back to the Brockett Gas Station safe house. It is in front of the Brockett Gas Station safe house, near a gas pump.

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Engine[]

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The engine is found in an alleyway adjacent to the Still Creek Movie Theater. Although the engine is found in an alley open to the street, the easiest way to explain how to reach this engine is through the theater.

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Travel through the concession stand.

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Travel through the movie theater itself.

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On the right side is a door. When Chuck opens the door he unlocks it, satisfying one portion of the Lockmith achievement.

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Turn to the right.

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Half way down the alley way is the engine. Pick it up and return to the Brockett Gas Station safe house. Remember that all items except for the gas canister must be carried with two hands, and Chuck drops the item if he attempts to switch to another item in his inventory.

Bike Forks[]

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The bike forks are acquired in a small shed on the south side of two between the Quarantine Zone and Big Buck Hardware, next to the ugly tire monument.

But first, the key must be taken from the second floor of Still Creek Hotel.

Travel to the Still Creek Hotel[]

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The shed key is found in the Still Creek Hotel.

After returning the engine travel past the gas station safe house.

At the building with Bob Blackrock sniping, turn left, there is a alley way behind this building.

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Travel past the green dumpster on the right.

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Travel to a fire escape, and jump up on it.

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Climb the stairs into Still Creek Hotel.

Inside the Still Creek Hotel[]

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Inside the hotel, turn left.

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Walk past the two rooms

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Walk past the boarded up stairway going downstairs.

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Turn right.

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At the end of the hallway is a room on the right.

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Walk into this room. In the corner is the shed key.

Travel to the shed[]

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Travel back through the hotel and exit the hotel.

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Travel to the shed.
Again, the small shed on the south side of two between the Quarantine Zone and Big Buck Hardware, next to the ugly tire monument.

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Open the door to the shed.

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Pick up the bike forks.

Return the bike forks to Brockett Gas Station[]

Return the bike forks to the Brockett Gas Station safe house. Now for Chuck's final bike part.

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Handle bars[]

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The handle bars are the most difficult item to acquire, as the broadsword must be acquired before the handle bars can be secured and the broadsword is in a very remote location. The broadsword is above the entrance to Momma's Diner and in Bob's Fish 'n Hunt which can only be accessed the first time through the roof.
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Acquiring the broadsword[]

After returning the bike forks exit the Brockett Gas Station safe house.

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Travel to the second floor of the hotel and jump out of one of the windows in the hall leading to room with the shack key.

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Run across Momma's Diner Roof.

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On the overhang is the broadsword. Jump down to the overhang.
The broadsword is on the overhang above the entrance of Momma's. Drop down and pick it up.

Chuck only needs one broadsword for the handle bar. The other two broadswords are located in Bob's Fish 'n Hunt, which is first only accessible from the roof, as the door is locked. An explanation of how to reach this store is found on the Bob's Fish 'n Hunt page.

Although not recommended, Chuck can also kill Jason for the handle bars. This is a fast way to get the handlebars but Chuck will not get the prestige points for escorting Jason back to the Brockett Gas Station.

Trading the broadsword for the handle bars[]

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Chuck's destination is the parking lot behind Uncle Bill's Department Store.

In the parking lot is Archie Eaton and Jason Wong.

Jason Wong is using the handle bars as a weapon. Speak with Jason Wong, he will ask for a broadsword before he gives Chuck the handle bars.

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Chuck now has the handlebars.


Escorting Jason and Archie[]

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Jason will join Chuck.

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Followed immediately by Archie.

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Giving Chuck a bonus of 1,500 prestige points each.

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Begin escorting both Jason and Archie back to the Brockett Gas Station. Chuck can travel through zombie free Uncle Bill's Department Store.

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Setting a way point.

Set a waypoint as Chuck travels if necessary by holding the right aim Right trigger then pressing Ybutton.

Complete the escort and deliver the handle bars[]

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Make sure that Jason and Archie are in proximity to the safe house door, then open the door to the safe house B button.

The load screen will start, followed by a cutscene.

Jason will exclaim: "I can't believe it! Chuck Greene is here in Still Creek. Thanks, dude!"

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Travel back to the garage to the motorbike. When the yellow hand appears with the text "Examine" press B button. The handle bar will appear next to the bike.

Bike completed cutscene[]

Zombrex 1[]

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Chuck must bring Zombrex to Katey. If Chuck gave the Zombrex found in the ambulance in Case 0-2: Find Zombrex to Sharon he must purchase more Zombrex from Dick Jones at the Still Creek Pawnshop for $25,000.

Purchase Zombrex from Still Creek Pawnshop[]

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Travel to the Still Creek Pawnshop.

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Enter the pawnshop. The Zombrex is to the right of Dick Jones.

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Buy the Zombrex.

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After buying the Zombrex, it will drop in front of Dick.

Pick up the Zombrex[7]

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After collecting the zombrex Chuck needs to stock up on firepower for The Mechanic case. Visit Bob's Fish 'n Hunt and pick up an assault rifle, broadsword and shotgun. Return to the Brockett Gas Station safe house.

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Heal yourself if necessary with orange juice from the next room and pick an extra carton. As Chuck approaches Katey the yellow action icon will appear with the text "Give Zombrex". Press B button. A cutscene begins.

For the cutscene in which Chuck gives Katey Zombrex, see Zombrex 1.

The Mechanic[]

To beat the mechanic:

Chuck should keep his distance and use the sniper rifle first then the assault rifle. Restock on orange juice if needed.

References[]

  1. Owen, Malcolm. E3 2010 – Dead Rising 2: Case Zero Fact Sheet, Gamertactics, (June 17, 2010).
  2. Dead Rising 2/Controls, Strategywiki.
  3. Two screens explaining Zombrex: File:Dead_rising_case_0_zombrex_intro.PNG and File:Dead_rising_case_0_zombrex_intro_2.PNG
  4. In addition you will be able to save your game after several cut scenes later.
  5. This is one of two exits, Chuck can also exit the safe house on the roof.
  6. It is uncertain whether Jason will say this if Chuck already has the broadsword.[Verification needed]
  7. During a game uploaded online, in the player's first game, the player bought the Zombrex, returned to Katey, and realized he had forgotten to pick it up. See images #No Zombrex cutscene below.

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