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Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced


2:00 AM on 11.06.2012
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo



If you got bored of the four characters that were in the original Dead Island, I'm sure you'll be happy to know that a fifth playable character is on his way to the Dead Island Riptide roster. John Morgan (who can be seen not the guy about to get his ass bit off by a zombie in the above screenshot) was formerly in the US Navy, but for some reason ended up a cook on a military ship. Now, the ship has wrecked off the coast of the island where said game will take place.

With a hand-to-hand move set that could have only been inspired by this video/mod that became pretty popular almost immediately after the first game launched last year, it appears that John's Navy training will come in hand (see what I did there?). Good thing he's playable right from the start through the entire game. I really, really hope he screams, "ATATATATATATATA!" It would ruin it for me if he didn't.

Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo
Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced photo







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