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Dead Island 2 Cover Story Discussion | GI Show

by Alex Van Aken on Jan 05, 2023 at 11:24 AM

In this week's episode of The Game Informer Show, Alex Van Aken and Wesley LeBlanc break down our Dead Island 2 cover story and recap their recent trip to Dambuster Studios in Nottingham, England. The pair played roughly eight hours of the upcoming sequel, set in zombie-infested Los Angeles, and came away reasonably surprised. Lastly, Alex and Wes answer your questions about Dead Island 2 from Twitter and Discord. 

During The Playlist, the crew chats about recent games they've been playing, including Fire Emblem Engage, Signalis, Norco, and Neon White.

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Jump to the timestamps to get to a particular point of discussion:

00:00:00 - Introduction

00:02:22 - Cover Story: Dead Island 2

00:40:29 - Fire Emblem Engage

00:46:47 - Housekeeping

00:51:36 - Signalis

00:56:34 - Neon White

00:58:44 - Norco

Products In This Article

Dead Island 2cover

Dead Island 2

PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
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Fire Emblem Engagecover

Fire Emblem Engage

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PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC
Release Date:
March 24, 2022 (PC), 
November 17, 2022 (PlayStation 5, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 4, Xbox One)


PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Switch, PC
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