[Update: Aubrey Norris reached out to us to clarify that when she stated "This isn't Dead Island 2," she was referring only to the title of the game and pointed us to another tweet from earlier this morning which states this explicitly. So, Dead Island Riptide does represent the next installment in the Dead Island series, but the series is not using a numbers in their titles. Thanks to Aubrey for helping us find the mix-up! - Ed.]
With such scant details surrounding Dead Island Riptide, some Internet sleuths have already taken to hunting down more about the upcoming title, coming up with little more than a suggested retail price. But what a price it is. It appears that Dead Island Riptide, a full entry in the series and not just a remake with different characters, will go for $50. Deep Silver's Aubrey Norris has confirmed the price, saying:
Also worth noting that in another Tweet, she very specifically states "This isn't Dead Island 2". So there's that. Not a sequel and a price point below the current average for a new release.