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Dying Light dev cancels dark fantasy tale Hellraid


To make more Dying Light content
May 21
Hellraid was announced as a Dead Island follow up in 2013. We finally got a good look at it late last year following a delay for current gen and PC exclusivity. It was meant to come out this year, but that's not happening, H... read
Dying Light DLC

Dying Light's new DLC is called The Bozak Horde


Gee, I really wonder what it could be
May 15
I’m going to play a little game with you called "guess the DLC". Dying Light is an open-world, cooperative zombie game with a heavy emphasis on parkour and violently slaughtering zombies in as many different ways as yo... read
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Dying Light shambles toward top of Japanese sales charts


Only one game could fight off the zombies
Apr 22
Dying Light doesn't seem to have any intention of dying anytime soon. Three months after its initial release, it's maintained popularity through support of modders, new game modes, and wacky gags. Despite being widely av... read
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Dying Light enabling wacky ragdoll physics for April Fools' Day


Keep this going for more than a day, please
Mar 31
For April Fools' Day tomorrow, Techland is bringing extra floaty physics to its open-world zombie-slaying game Dying Light, which has me wondering, why isn't that a permanent cheat code? This is the sort of thing, weird and ... read
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Dying Light just made surviving the zombie apocalypse a whole lot tougher


Oh, great
Mar 11
When it comes to zombie outbreaks, it'd be foolish to go looking for a challenge. The easier you have it, the better. Why make a mockery of fate and scream "Come at me, bro?" It may be ill-advised, but Techland's giving thos... read
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Dying Light to add hard mode


For free!
Feb 11
If you're finding Dying Light to be a bit too much on the easy side, then Techland has heard your zombie screams and announced that they plan on releasing a free content update that will add Hard Mode. We weren't given an exa... read
Dying Light DLC

Techland releases first Dying Light DLC and gives details on the rest


When there is no more room in hell, the dead will walk the earth
Feb 10
Dying Light Season Pass holders got their first taste of DLC today with the release of Cuisine & Cargo. It adds two missions to the game, both taking place in buildings sealed since the first days of the outbrea... read
Dying Light mod support

Techland declares support for Dying Light modders


What a twist!
Feb 07
In a complete 180° from the events of last week, Techland has announced it will support mods for Dying Light. In an attempt to stop hacks for the "Be the Zombie" mode, Techland accidentally blocked modders from being able... read
Dying Light Easter eggs

Dying Light includes a strange recreation of World 1-1 from Super Mario Bros.


There is no princess in this castle
Feb 06
Dying Light is making plenty of headlines, and not only for its unique brand of survival horror. There's also a host of interesting Easter eggs that can be found within the game if you take the time out to find them. While t... read
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You can beat Dying Light with no weapons, just punches and dropkicks


And with some patience
Feb 04
Not long removed from Dying Light's recent release, one boy decided to play through the entire game engaging only its best elements. That is, running around and drop kicking fools. It's dubbed the Jean Claude Van Damme run and its the only correct way to play a game that has drop kicks.  More games need drop kicks. read
Whaddya buying?
Hey, this is Hot Take! It's another new Destructoid video series! New videogames come out all the time, and we want to show you what it's like to play them; think mini-Let's Plays. Our inaugural episode is Dying Li... read feature

Dying Light DMCAs mods

Techland using DMCA claims to take down Dying Light mods (Update)


Sorry, no nude zombies
Feb 01
[Update: Techland says it did not intend to create "obstacles" for modders. "With the recent patch (1.2.1) on Steam we blocked cheating to make sure the game's PvP system (Be The Zombie) would not be abused. This, however, ha... read
Loot cave

Dying Light riffs on Destiny's loot cave


We hardly knew ye
Jan 28
Destiny players have gone four months now without the comforting tedium of the loot cave -- a dark abyss that would yield decent gear drops in return for shooting at it for hours on end. Understandably, Bungie said that'... read
Dead Island with fewer rappers and more polish
As you may have heard, we got our Dying Light review code pretty late. As in, the day before launch. A late show doesn't necessarily instill confidence in a project, especially since a lot of fans had no idea what to expect from Techland's latest. It's strange that this situation even happened considering Dying Light is one of Techland's best games outside of Call of Juarez: Gunslinger. read feature

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'I love this game. It's sooo awesome!'


A dying light...
Jan 27
Techland did its best to hold off on handing out Dying Light review codes until the day before release. That's never good. But Techland doesn't need to cherry pick reviews for box quotes when it can pay for them. No, this is the future. And the future is sooo awesome! read
Deals

All the deals for this week's Dying Light (up to 25% off)


Reviews missing in action
Jan 26
Releasing tomorrow (and the day after that on consoles in Europe), Dying Light is Techland's latest foray into the totally lacking field of zombie games. We're listing all the deals we've found thus far, including some for th... read
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We may not have Dying Light yet, but you can have a Dying Light trailer


Maybe we'll review this trailer
Jan 26
Chris already briefed you on the Dying Light review situation. It's grim, bleak, and kind of desperate -- a lot like a real zombie apocalypse, I guess. Good job, Techland; you've achieved perfect thematic #synergy. Even thou... read
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Where is our Dying Light review?


Well...
Jan 26
Dying Light comes out tomorrow. So, where is our review? Well, we don't have a code yet. Neither do a lot of other outlets. In fact, many reviewers just got their codes today, so if you see reviews out tomorrow, it'... read
Deals

Dying Light 20% off, Borderlands and Dark Souls series on sale


Weekend deals, yo
Jan 25
Next week Tuesday Dying Light will make it debut on the PC, Xbox One, and PS4. Originally pre-orders came with the "Play as Night Hunter" mode as a bonus, but it's now free to everyone. Kudos to angry mob effect. Current PC d... read
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You're trying too hard, Techland


Emails straight from our inbox to your eyeballs!
Jan 21
Today is was revealed that David Belle, the recognized founding father of parkour had in fact partnered with Dying Light to help the development team influence the game’s highly acclaimed natural movement system. Consi... read
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Do you trust Techland to make a good game?


So about that Dying Light
Jan 06
Dead Island was a massive hit for Techland, due in part to the massively misleading trailer for the game. Having played through it with a co-op partner, I found some enjoyment out of it by way of the multiplayer element, but ... read
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Dying Light PS3, 360 cancelled, 'just couldn't run the game'


Dying gen
Oct 29
Techland has gone ahead and cancelled the PS3 and Xbox 360 versions of its free-running, first-person zombie game Dying Light. It will still be available on PC, PS4, and Xbox One early next year. "After thorough internal tes... read
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Dying Light's asymmetric multiplayer has a gross catch


Pre-order to play
Oct 02
Techland's Dying Light is just the latest game to include asymmetric multiplayer into its fold. Seems like everyone's doing it these days; it's been all the rage since Left 4 Dead did it all those years ago. B... read
Hellraid

A bunch of skeletons explode in the first 20 minutes of Hellraid


Footage of the hack-and-slash title running on a new engine
Sep 18
Techland's decision to delay Hellraid and move it to PS4, Xbox One, and PC seems to be paying off. That said, you may want to skip the first half of this 20-minute video -- it begins with the first level, which is slow to ge... read
Dying Light release dates

Dying Light makes leaps and bounds in January 2015


Techland announces release dates for its zombie parkour adventure
Sep 12
Dying Light will release worldwide in January 2015, developer Techland has announced. The zombie parkour game is hurtling to the Americas on January 27 for PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PS3, Xbox 360, and PC.  It will then jump on over to Australia and New Zealand the next day, prior to landing in Europe and Asia on January 30. read
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Dying Light has a sweet slide move


Developer diary focuses on movement
Aug 29
So I still need to actually play Vanquish in full, but that rocket knee slide? Good stuff. Dying Light's slide is not so cool, but with enough forward momentum, you could get a decent slide going.  I am only still ... read
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Dying Light's gamescom trailer is all about hunting and hiding


Good things don't happen at night
Aug 08
As I wrote about at E3, there's a lot that you can do in Techland's Dying Light. First and foremost, you can run, jump, and grapple your way across terrain at a breakneck speed. You can take a break from traversal and use yo... read
Go somewhere, anywhere
What can be done freshen up the zombie genre at this point? Videogames, television shows, movies, comics -- virtually every pop culture medium's been infested by the craze, long ago hitting a saturation (and then oversaturati... read feature

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Techland: We didn't want Dying Light to be Dead Island 2


Studio doesn't think of Dying Light as a zombie game
Jun 12
Ever since Techland's Dying Light was announced, it's drawn comparisons to Dead Island -- the studio's previous title. It's easy to see how many would come to that quick conclusion with it being an open-wo... read
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Dying Light wants to make a murderer out of you


Murder or be murdered
Jun 04
Everything that we've seen of Dying Light thus far has looked neat, but kind of devoid of personality. It's just seemed like another zombie game with attractive running mechanics. This trailer bucks that trend and adds a bit of charisma. It also adds blood. Lots and lots of blood -- especially after the sun goes down. read






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