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Dead Island 2 looking for resurrection on next gen platforms

It's been six years since PlayStation took to the stage at E3 2014 and debuted an (excellent) teaser trailer for zombie-smasher Dead Island 2. Since then, the sequel to Techland's clunky 2011 open-world shooter has been mired in development...

 
 
 
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THQ Nordic insists that Dead Island 2 is not quite dead yet

Although it's been a solid five years since its original reveal, with things going very quiet in the interim, it appears that Dead Island 2, the sequel to head-lopping adventure Dead Island, is still in development, with new details to come...

 
 
 
 
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Dying Light is getting another year of free DLC

It truly is surprising that Dying Light remains almost as popular today as it was when it launched in 2015. Most games die off relatively quickly in our current gaming landscape, but somehow developer Techland managed to retain its player b...

 
 
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Dead Island 2: Still a thing

Like a good little zombie, Dead Island 2 refuses to stay down. You could be forgiven for thinking Dead Island 2 was one of those games that got quietly cancelled; Deep Silver hasn't said much about it since developer Yager was tak...

 
 
 
 
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Is Dead Island 2 dead?

Dead Island 2’s steam page has gone missing, sparking rumours, once again, the game is… well, dead. Spotted by NeoGAFfer DeathSparks, the page was removed recently, along with the store descriptors and accompanying tags.  ...

 
 
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Feline rescue is the basis of the new Dead Island game

Dead Island 2 is the next big Dead Island game, but it's not the next Dead Island game. That honor goes to the recently announced Dead Island: Retro Rampage -- a 16-bit romp about rescuing your cat and recovering y...

 
 
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Sumo Digital takes over development of Dead Island 2

LittleBigPlanet developer Sumo Digital has taken over development of Dead Island 2. Publisher Deep Silver severed links with the original development team at Yager after citing it did not wish to make “compromises” with the sequ...

 
 
 
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Good lord, not another Dead Island

It's impressive how much Deep Silver has milked the Dead Island name over the past five years. You know, considering a trailer, of all things, is the zombie franchise's claim to fame. So it comes as no surprise that the publisher is looking...

 
 
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Saints Row, Metro, Sacred, and more join PS Now

Deep Silver has just released a whole load of its back catalogue on to the PS Now streaming service. Saint’s Row: Gat Out of Hell, Escape Dead Island, Metro: Last Light, Narco Terror, Risen 3: Titan Lords, Sacred Citadel, and Sacred ...

 
 
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Fired Dead Island 2 devs leave Yager, start indie studio

Three Yager (Spec Ops: The Line, Dead Island 2) developers have left the company to go indie as inbetweengames. This is a few months after publisher Deep Silver dropped Yager as the developer on Dead Island 2, just a few months after delay...

 
 
 
 
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Techland says it'd take over Dead Island 2 if asked

The status of Dead Island 2 is up in the air after publisher Deep Silver took developer Yager off the project last month. Chances are that it's not dead given that Deep Silver has already sunk money into the project and it's one of the...

 
 
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Fired Dead Island 2 team files for insolvency

Yager (Spec Ops: The Line) was recently fired from developing Dead Island 2 by publisher Deep Silver as the companies' "respective visions of the project fell out of alignment." Last week, July 22, Yager Productions filed for insolvency. Ya...

 
 
 
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Deep Silver drops Dead Island 2 developer Yager

Deep Silver has announced it is parting ways with Dead Island 2 developer Yager (Spec Ops: The Line). Just a few months ago, Deep Silver delayed the game into 2016 over quality concerns. The publisher made this announcement with a brief sta...

 
 
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Deep Silver delays Dead Island 2

Dead Island 2 was supposed to release this spring, but that's no longer in the cards, as Deep Silver has announced the open-world zombie game has been delayed until 2016. The publisher and development team at Spec Ops: The Line studio ...

 
 
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Review: Escape Dead Island

In my years as a freelancer and staffer at various videogame outlets, I’ve had the pleasure of reviewing a ton of great games. In fact, this year I had the privilege of reviewing pretty much every “AAA” game that hit store...

 
 




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