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Dead Island's almost here, have a launch trailer

2:15 PM on 08.31.2011

Jim Sterling

Former Reviews Editor

Deep Silver has released a launch trailer for Dead Island, which is out next week. Featuring a souped up version of the now-famous announcement trailer music, it's a particularly pretty little video, and it's gotten me super pumped for some zombie slaying. 

Having already played over an hour of the game, I can say it's looking set to be a very solid game. We'll have our full review coming very soon. With these swish trailers, Techland has a lot to live up to!

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