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Doorbusting the Dead Island tourism board on PC standards

In this latest installment of Office Chat, Jordan Devore, Brett Zeidler, and I consider whether Dead Island's cinematic trailers are misleading and if PC gamers should expect ports of games that utilize the superior power of their hardware...   read

 
 
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It's 'ridiculous' to call Dead Island trailers misleading

When Dead Island first got our attention, it did so with a bang. The infamous CGI video presented the game's zombie apocalypse as something tragic, personal, and deeply affecting, a far cry from the reality of a game that's mostly about sma...   read

 
 
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Dead Island Riptide gets a nine minute gameplay video

Deep Silver has seen fit to grace the realm with nine minutes of Dead Island Riptide gameplay footage. The game's not shown off much moving imagery yet, so this nice hefty chunk is most welcome! The pre-alpha footage shows off the combat a...   read

 
 
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Deep Silver deeply regrets gruesome Dead Island statue

Dead Island has turned heads since its very inception, but Deep Silver bit off more than it could chew today with its latest promotion for the series. The publisher received a torrent of negative feedback upon unveiling Dead Island Rip...   read

 
 
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Dead Island Riptide 'Zombie Bait' Edition is turbo gross

[Update: Deep Silver's US department has wished to make it clear that Zombie Bait Edition is for Europe only, and will not be available in the United States. Instead, it'll only offer the previously announced Collector's Edition.] Dead Isla...   read

 
 
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Dead Island Riptide Collector's Edition includes suitcase

Dead Island Riptide is getting a Collector's Edition in North America and the contents were all voted on by fans. The "Rigor Mortis Edition" includes a zombie hula girl bobble figure, zombie arm bottle opener, bungalow key, a copy of the sp...   read

 
 
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Dead Island's Sam B has a new music video

This is a little ridiculous. So, I guess that, in the Dead Island version of the world, Sam B teamed up with Chamillionaire on a track before taking his fateful gig in Banoi. And there's now a music video for it, which doubles as a re...   read

 
 
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Fifth playable character in Dead Island Riptide announced

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&n...   read

 
 
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Dead Island: Riptide coming April 23 in North America

Dead Island: Riptide will be arriving in North America on April 23 for the Xbox 360, PlayStation 3, and PC. Along with the release date info is news of a special edition that you can get if you pre-order the game from participating retailer...   read

 
 
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Dead Island Riptide tries again with another CGI trailer

Dead Island first forcibly grabbed the attention of the gaming populace with that trailer, the beautiful bit of digital art that said nothing about the game but got everybody very excited. With Dead Island Riptide, Deep Silver had a snazzy...   read

 
 
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Project Hell is a medieval Dead Island spin-off

Techland has revealed it is working on a new game currently titled Project Hell. Based on a Dead Island mod, this spin-off title will give us first-person brutalizing in a medieval setting.  The game has been spun off from a weapon mod...   read

 
 
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E3: Dead Island Riptide announced

Deep Silver has just announced that Dead Island Riptide is in full development for consoles and PCs. Techland, the same studio that made the original game, is working on the sequel. More information will be revealed "later this summer," but...   read

 
 
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Dead Island's new DLC trailer goes forwards not backwards

Anyone who was looking forward to Dead Island for a narrative that focuses on the emotional side of the zombie apocalypse probably walked away from Techland's latest effort at least somewhat unfulfilled. But if bludgeoning brain-...   read

 
 
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'Ryder White' add-on next for Dead Island

Assuming you haven't grown tired of dismembering the undead, Dead Island would like to ask you back for another visit to Banoi. The game's "Ryder White" downloadable content is scheduled for January 31 on PlayStation Network and February 1 ...   read

 
 
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25 Days: Win Dead Island and the Bloodbath Arena DLC!

[Update: Contest over! Winners are Azzurus,  Zepinephrine, Noir, Batthink and kierany!] Dead Island is a zombie game that takes pleasure in being an unadulterated smorgasbord of violence and mayhem. If that wasn't enough, the recently ...   read

 
 
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Shock: Dead Island banned in Germany at last

In news that will surprise only people who have never heard of Germany before, it has come to light that Dead Island's been banned ... in Germany!  Deep Silver is not surprised, gamers are not surprised, and I doubt the German authorit...   read

 
 
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The DTOID Show: Jak & Dax in HD, No DRM For Ezio

Hey gang! Here's The Destructoid Show's daily (?) newsflash. Not much in the way of news, because uh, Skyrim, duh, but here's what we've got: Jak and Daxter is coming to PS3 in HD. We don't know when, that's just what they said. Dead ...   read

 
 
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New console patch for Dead Island bumps the level cap

Techland has issued a patch for the console versions of Dead Island which should be live by the time you read this post. If it's a level cap, someone's inevitably going to want it raised; players can now progress up to level 60, assuming th...   read

 
 
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Dead Island 2 may be called Dead World

The first sniff of a Dead Island sequel may have wafted our way, with news that Polish developer Techland recently trademarked a new game name, Dead World. That's like an Island but bigger! No official announcement of a sequel has surfaced,...   read

 
 
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Go Vacation is truly emotional

I think I can hear my soul weeping.    read

 
 
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Dead Island PC patch arrives, still no Bloodbath DLC

A new patch has arrived to fix a number of outstanding issues with Dead Island on PC, including corrupted save files. The long-awaited "Bloodbath" DLC is still unavailable, due to Techland working on all these fixes. Oh, Techland! Most of t...   read

 
 
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Dead Island 'Bloodbath Arena' DLC aiming for mid-November

Those waiting on Dead Island's first downloadable content, "Bloodbath Arena," can continue sitting patiently while the elevator music drifts onward indefinitely. The add-on is now looking at a mid-November release, according to the Facebook...   read

 
 
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Dead Island movie is a go, Lionsgate acquires rights

That badass trailer worked! Movie get. Lionsgate announced today that it has acquired the film rights Dead Island, and that they've begun working on a movie.  Sean Daniel ("The Mummy") will produce the zombie flick, says LA Times. A st...   read

 
 
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Deus Ex, Dungeon Siege III, Dead Island cheap on Amazon

Amazon usually does a pretty good job of putting recent games on sale but not usually this good. The retailer's Deals of the Week in videogames see a 33% markdown on Deus Ex: Human Revolution, a $14 reduction on Dead Island, and half off on...   read

 
 
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Techland's priority is fixing Dead Island first, then DLC

With a rough launch and issues still needing to be addressed on multiple platforms, it might be a while before we get to play add-on content for Dead Island. "Right now the Dead Island development team's priority is working on fixes and up...   read

 
 
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