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  • Blog Post: Dying Light Shambles To Retail On January 27

    Techland and Warner Bros. have announced the release date for their undead partnership. You’ll be able to free-run and slaughter zombies on January 27. The news comes by way of lead game designer Maciej Binkowski on Twitter. We had a chance to go hands-on with Dying Light at Gamescom to test out... More
  • Blog Post: Hopes Of Dying Light In 2014 Flicker Out As Title Is Delayed

    In late March, it was rumored that Dying Light was going to miss its 2014 release window. At that time, developer Techland denied to us that the game would be late. Despite that, the title won’t be making it before the new year. A press release from the developer states that the game will now be... More
  • Blog Post: Techland's Dying Light Runs, Jumps, And Climbs Through VGX

    Techland brought a new build of Techland to the VGX stream tonight, showing off the game running at 1080p on PlayStation 4. The demo takes place at time, with the undead moving slower in order to show off combat and mobility. The video shows off in-the-moment x-rays that demonstrate where you've... More
  • Blog Post: Watch A Live Action Version Of The Iconic Dead Island Trailer

    Deep Silver's Dead Island announcement trailer , which used reversed footage to show a tragic family vacation, is one of the most well-known video game trailers ever released. The video currently has more than 12 million views on YouTube. Now, Machinima has released a fan-made live action retelling... More
  • Blog Post: Techland’s Hellraid Slips Into 2014

    You might know Techland from Dead Island (and its sequel, Riptide). Perhaps you’ve been following the studio’s progress on Dying Light, a next gen zombies-meets-parkour title. Or, there is a chance you’ve had their eye on the developer’s upcoming demonic hack-and-slash, Hellraid... More
  • Blog Post: Australia Bans Dead Island Riptide TV Ad

    The game is still on shelves, but the Australian Advertising Standards Bureau yanked a TV spot for the upcoming zombie-infested adventure from the airwaves. The scene found objectionable (view the ad below, if you’re of an appropriate age) shows two young people choosing to immolate themselves... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Franchise Alive & Well

    2011's Dead Island game from publisher Deep Silver and developer Techland has done very well for the two companies. The game has hit the five million sales mark worldwide including traditional retail and downloadable copies sold. If you haven't experienced Dead Island yet, perhaps Tim's review... More
  • Blog Post: UK's Dead Island Riptide Special Edition Is The Worst

    Deep Silver revealed details on Dead Island Riptide's Rigor Mortis Edition last week , and now they're showing what gamers in the UK can expect from their special Zombie Bait Edition. North America gets a suitcase and bobblehead, while players across the pond can look forward to getting a buxom... More
  • Blog Post: Pack Your Bags For Dead Island Riptide's Rigor Mortis Edition

    Deep Silver has announced that the upcoming Dead Island Riptide is getting the collector's-edition treatment with the limited release of the Rigor Mortis edition. The special edition includes a hula-skirted bobblehead figurine, a zombie-hand bottle opener, and a key with a location-appropriate keychain... More
  • Blog Post: 'Who Do You Voodoo' Gets Follow Up Track In Dead Island Riptide

    Fictional rap star Sam B is back with a new track for Dead Island Riptide: "No Room in Hell." Dead Island fans got a taste of his rhymes in the original game's opening tune "Who Do You Voodoo." Dead Island Riptide is out in North America on April 23 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Riptide Release Date

    Publisher Deep Silver confirmed Dead Island Riptide launches in North America on April 23 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. A special edition version of the game includes a pack of exclusive weapon mods, digital strategy map, and a unique character skin. For more on Dead Island Riptide, check out... More
  • Blog Post: Help Decide Dead Island Riptide's Collector's Edition

    Deep Silver wants to do a collector's edition for Dead Island Riptide, which is due out sometime next year. The publisher is asking fans to take a survey to give feedback for what is offered. "We've polled the community for ideas, and we have some ideas of our own. If you have a few minutes... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Riptide Debuting At PAX

    If you're headed to the Penny Arcade Expo next week in Seattle, Wash. you'll be able to go hands-on with Dead Island Riptide, the sequel to Dead Island. Publisher Deep Silver is publicly showing off the game for the first time along with its other title, Sacred 3, at its booth: #6309 Both Dead... More
  • Blog Post: Get Ready To Return To Dead Island

    Apparently the cast of Lost aren't the only folks who think we have to go back to the island. Deep Silver has announced that a new entry in the fledgling Dead Island franchise is now in development. Techland is feverishly working on Dead Island Riptide, which will be coming to the PC and consoles... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Getting Game Of The Year Treatment

    Deep Silver has revealed some news that could affect your summer-vacation planning. The publisher is releasing a game of the year edition of Dead Island, which offers a virtual tropical vacation/opportunity to kill scads of zombies. Dead Island – Game of the Year Edition includes the full game... More
  • Blog Post: Mad Riders Heading Your Way In May

    I was a fan of Nail'd, and if you were too, then you should mark your calendars for the arrival of Mad Riders on XBLA, PC, and PSN this month. The game comes out May 30, and will cost $9.99 or 800 Microsoft Points. Mad Riders features 45 tracks, shortcuts, boosting, and aerial stunts, and if Nail'd... More
  • Blog Post: Deep Silver Mulling Over Dead Island 2 Plans

    Publisher Deep Silver is considering its options for the next Dead Island game and will make an announcement in due course. A rumor surfaced earlier this week on IGN Germany that stated Deep Silver has signed developer Yager to create Dead Island 2. Yager is currently finishing up development on Spec... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Ryder White DLC Trailer

    Looking for an excuse to take another vacation to the tropical zombie-soaked island of Banoi? Techland is prepping a new batch of DLC just for you. Players will jump into the shoes of Ryder White – the original game’s antagonist – and learn more about his motivations and why he’s... More
  • Blog Post: Experience Dead Island's Outbreak Through A New Perspective

    As winter crushes down upon us all, it's as good a time as any to consider a tropical vacation. Banoi is lovely this time of year, with or without the zombie outbreak. If a looming undead threat gives you pause before booking travel, perhaps this bit of DLC news from Deep Silver will make you reconsider... More
  • Blog Post: Dead Island Ships 3 Million Copies

    Global sell-in numbers for Dead Island have now reached 3 million units since launch. Publisher Deep Silver previously announced the game shipped 2 million copies worldwide to retailers in its launch month this past September. They did not provide a sell-through number, however. "Dead Island has... More
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