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All Posts Tagged Tag: ‘Dead Island’

Goat Simulator Launch Trailer Parodies Dead Island

Dead Island was one of the biggest disappointments of 2011. The game itself wasn’t bad – it was actually quite good. The disappointment came from how amazing the debut trailer was compared to the final game. Well, one of the most anticipated games of 2014 has recreated Dead Island’s debut trailer and I have a feeling the final game won’t …

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Dying Light Really Is Mirror’s Edge With Zombies

When Dying Light was first announced, it was billed as Mirror’s Edge with zombies. The comparison seemed a little simplistic and perhaps a disservice, but we couldn’t know for sure until we actually got to see some gameplay. The wait for gameplay is over as IGN obtained 12 minutes of nothing but gameplay from Dying Light. I was hesitant to …

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Dead Island: Epidemic, a MOBA, Announced

The success of League of Legends and DOTA 2 has proven both the possible success of a free-to-play business model, and the popularity of the relatively new MOBA (multiplayer online battle arena) genre. Publishers are now beginning to chase both in ham-fisted ways, such as inserting micro-transactions into full-priced games and pushing out MOBA’s without understanding what made them popular …

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Dying Light Is Mirror’s Edge With Zombies

Mirror’s Edge was a pretty cool game. Could it be improved? Sure. Is adding zombies to the formula a good idea? We’ll find out next year. Dead Island developer Techland are hard at work on their new zombie game called Dying Light. In short, it’s Mirror’s Edge with Zombies. Here’s the official synopsis if you’re into that: The city, devastated …

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Bloody Torso Statues Arrive For Dead Island Riptide Pre-orderers

Back in January, Deep Silver, the publisher of the Dead Island games, announced the “Zombie Bait” special edition of their upcoming Dead Island Riptide. As many collector’s editions do, the “Zombie Bait” package includes a statue. This statue however, was a de-limbed, decapitated female torso. It was, quite literally, just a pair of bloody breasts covered by a small bikini. …

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The Cast of Dead Island Riptide Can’t Catch A Break

Dead Island Riptide, sequel to 2011’s popular open-world first-person zombie RPG, is set to launch in April. Besides showing off an offensive collector’s edition, we haven’t seen much of what the sequel will do with its tropical zombie setting. A new trailer offers a few more details. In the latest trailer for Dead Island Riptide, it reveals that the party …

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Dead Island Has Sold Over Five Million Copies

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, announced today that its zombie island adventure has sold over five million copies worldwide. Though the game received only lukewarm reviews when it was released in 2011, the teaser trailer for the game remains one of the most memorable in gaming history. “While others focus on ever-increasing development budgets and driving brand messages …

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Apology Issued For Bloody Torso Statue

Yesterday Deep Silver announced the “Zombie Bait” collectors edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In keeping with the zombie apocalypse theme of the game, the requisite statue included with the bundle was a representation of a de-limbed, decapitated zombie torso. That wouldn’t have been so bad, but the statue is female and the only part of the statue not …

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Dead Island Riptide CE Features Busty, Bloody Torso

Deep Silver, the publisher of Dead Island, today announced a “Zombie Bait” edition of its upcoming Dead Island Riptide. In a move that’s sure to please groups calling for video games to tone down their violence in the wake of the Sandy Hook school shooting, the package includes a foot-tall, hand-painted resin statue of a de-limbed and decapitated female torso. …

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