Home Video Games Get your first have a look at Dead Island 2, launching February 3 on PS4 & PS5 – PlayStation.Blog

Get your first have a look at Dead Island 2, launching February 3 on PS4 & PS5 – PlayStation.Blog

Get your first have a look at Dead Island 2, launching February 3 on PS4 & PS5 – PlayStation.Blog


Yes, that’s proper, Dead Island 2 is OFFICIALLY a factor! So why have we been so quiet? We wished our international announcement to go hand-in-hand with an superior demo and we’re delighted that press all over the world are getting their fingers on the beta construct of the sport at Gamescom.

We’re actually proud to lastly showcase all our laborious work!

Dead Island 2 is an exhilarating first individual, motion RPG, set in a zombie-infested Los Angeles that we wish to name, HELL-A!

So, what have we been as much as? In 2018 Deep Silver Dambuster Studios began growth on Dead Island 2, specializing in a pulp horror zombie expertise – in your face; shut, visceral, and private.

We didn’t need our heroes to be mere survivors – we wished them to be thrivers, working headlong into the fray with a predator’s grin and the odd wink to the digicam.

We’ve put quite a lot of effort into constructing our sport world, the narrative and most of all, our tactical and really, very gory first individual melee fight.

In our story Los Angeles has been overrun, the evacuation effort has failed, the army has retreated and LA is in whole quarantine. You are contaminated however immune and experiencing highly effective adjustments to your physique. To escape Hell-A you could embrace the slayer within you and, maybe, the zombie within you too!

So what makes Dead Island 2 so distinctive?

Firstly, Dead Island is understood for its implausible Paradise Gone to Hell setting, and our zompocalypse takes place in none aside from the City of Angels. We take gamers on a rollercoaster journey by way of lots of the image postcard LA places, from the seashores of Venice and Santa Monica by way of to the luxurious mansions of Bel Air and past.

Second, visceral combat- our major gameplay pillar. We are unashamedly targeted on zombie slaying and we spent an unhealthily period of time passionately growing our personal ridiculously ugly gore tech (codenamed FLESH – Fully Locational Evisceration System for Humanoids). To praise the gore we’ve got an large arsenal of upgradable melee and ranged weapons, an in depth and extremely customizable ability card system, permitting gamers to really customise their play fashion, and this all exists inside a chaotic and bloody fight sandbox! Players can slice, cube, roast, soften, bludgeon, break and dismember zombies in extremely fashionable methods, and all totally procedurally.

Zombies are on the middle of every part in Dead Island. You‘ll encounter an enormous roster of gameplay and visible zombie variations all encapsulating the vibrancy and uniqueness of LA.

This is all skilled by way of our brash and assured pulp tone – it‘s vibrant, cocky and larger than life with a knowing wink to the camera. But let’s not overlook we’re pulp horror at our bloody coronary heart, so there are many bounce scares, monstrous encounters and creepy places to discover!

The demo that press are taking part in at Gamescom focusses this primary look on our brutal, tactical fight by way of the “Boardwalking Dead” quest, going down on the Pier in Santa Monica. It’s a quest mid-way by way of our journey, and permits them to experiment with our wealthy fight system and expertise our distinctive pulp imaginative and prescient of LA.

That’s all. For now. We can’t wait to inform you extra within the very close to future!

Dead Island 2 is out on PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 5 on February 3, 2023.



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