[Warning] Don't Play Zombie Predator

[WARNING:  I am NOT recommending this app, rather warning you about it]
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Zombies are all the rage.  So, when the Play Store suggested I try this one out:  Zombie Predator, I thought why not.  Remember, I'm trying to look at apps that are recommended for me and give them a fair shake.

Apparently it picked it out for me because I tried "Stupid Zombies" (1 and 2).

So we'll see.

Upon installing, I started to get ads in my notification tray and shortcuts to other games in the play store.

I thought that was against the Policy.  It is:

  • System Interference:
    • An app downloaded from Google Play (or its components or derivative elements) must not make changes to the user’s device outside of the app without the user’s knowledge and consent.
    • This includes behavior such as replacing or reordering the default presentation of apps, widgets, or the settings on the device. If an app makes such changes with the user’s knowledge and consent, it must be clear to the user which app has made the change and the user must be able to reverse the change easily, or by uninstalling the app altogether.
    • Apps and their ads must not add homescreen shortcuts, browser bookmarks, or icons on the user’s device as a service to third parties or for advertising purposes.
    • Apps and their ads must not display advertisements through system level notifications on the user’s device, unless the notifications derive from an integral feature provided by the installed app. (e.g., an airline app that notifies users of special deals, or a game that notifies users of in-game promotions).
    • Apps must not encourage, incentivize, or mislead users into removing or disabling third-party apps except as part of a security service provided by the app.
[emphasis is mine]
I've gone and given it a 1 star because of that and reported it in the Play Store.  So, I DO NOT recommend this game.

Source:  https://play.google.com/about/developer-content-policy.html & https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=ar.com.miragames.zombieMassacre



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