It’s been a while since we heard something official about Dead Island 2, however a collection of clues have pointed towards one thing occurring with the long-delayed game. An Amazon itemizing for the game lately popped up and rumors that the game is definitely in a good state and on the brink of launch have been circulating. Well, right now at Gamescom Opening Night Live, Dead Island 2 rose once more with a brand new cinematic trailer, gameplay, and a 2023 launch date.
The trailer encompasses a new character, Jacob, which Dambuster guarantees is one in all six playable. The gameplay reveals off quite a lot of the game’s L.A. locales, in addition to some characters, humor, and, after all, grotesque zombie slaying. Seriously, it is fairly over-the-top. Overall, the game seems to be does certainly appear to be it is formed up alright — comparable when it comes to visuals and elegance to the recently-released Dying Light 2. But hey, sufficient of my preamble, you’ll be able to take a look at the brand new Dead Island 2 trailer and uncut gameplay, beneath.
For those that haven’t been following alongside, Dead Island 2 was introduced over seven years in the past, and has gone by means of a number of builders, bouncing from Techland, to Yager Development, to Sumo Digital, and at last to Dambuster Studios. So yeah, it appears like a minor miracle that it’s truly releasing. Need to know extra? Here’s the official Dead Island 2 description…
“A lethal virus is spreading throughout Los Angeles, California, turning its inhabitants into ravenous zombies. The metropolis is in quarantine and the army have retreated. Bitten, contaminated, however extra than simply immune, you study to harness the zombie inside. Only you, and the handful of different swaggering fellows who occur to be proof against the pathogen, holds the way forward for Los Angeles (and humanity) within the steadiness. As you uncover the reality behind the outbreak, you’ll uncover who—or what—you might be. Survive, evolve, save the world—simply one other day in Los Angeles!
The much-loved zombie saga is again with a novel components of horror, darkish humor, and over-the-top zombie-slaying, spanning an epic pulp journey. Dead Island 2 is an exhilarating first-person motion RPG that takes gamers throughout a brand-new playground. Stylish, vibrant, and flooded with zombie an infection, discover iconic, gore-drenched Los Angeles. Meet larger-than-life characters. Slay numerous foes in exquisitely bloody element. And evolve to turn out to be the last word Zombie Slayer. See you in HELL-A!”
- Dead Island 2 takes gamers throughout probably the most iconic areas of the City of Angels in an thrilling pulp journey from the verdant suburbia of Beverly Hills to the quirky promenade of Venice Beach.
- Combat delivers probably the most intense, visceral and gory first individual expertise attainable, with loads of weapons and tactical (and brutal) choices to chew your method by means of the zombie horde.
- There are six characters to select from, every with their very own distinctive character and dialogues. You can absolutely customise the skills of every Slayer, with our brand-new talent system permitting you to re-spec immediately and check out the craziest builds.
- Our Los Angeles is crawling with zombies that look and react realistically. These mutated wretches are the reanimated, rotten coronary heart of Dead Island 2 with dozens of distinct zombie sorts, every with their very own mutations, assaults, and a whole lot of Los Angeles-themed variants.
Dead Island 2 shambles onto PC, Xbox One, Xbox Series X/S, PS4, PS5, and Stadia on February 3, 2023.