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Dying Light will be removed from digital storefronts for three days

Technland has announced that come February 9, you won't be able to buy vanilla Dying Light digitally. Instead, it will be removed entirely, and replaced with the Enhanced Edition of the game on February 12. This transition will happen ...   read

 
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Dying Light's Nightmare mode looks like a treat

No Easter egg weapons, longer nights, tougher zombies, and less survivor's sense. Sound like fun? No? Well, I guess that is kind of the point of Dying Light's Nightmare mode, part of the upcoming Enhanced Edition DLC. Don't worry though, yo...   read

 
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Take to the country with 16 minutes of Dying Light's The Following

Dying Light was one of the unexpected hits of 2015, with its parkour hook providing just enough to help stomach yet another zombie game. IGN has The Following expansion producer Tymon Smektała with a guided tour of the first 16 minute...   read

 
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The very first level of Mirror's Edge is being remade in Dying Light

I know the original Mirror’s Edge like the back of my hand. That’s doubly true for the very first level, as it was in the demo, and is also the best level in the full release. I’ve probably played that level hundreds of ti...   read

 
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Dying Light: Enhanced Edition and The Following DLC out in February

Techland's Dying Light is going to get a ton of enhancements next year, and now we have a final release date -- February 9, 2016. That goes for both the Enhanced Edition of the game on PC, PS4, and Xbox One, as well as the The Followin...   read

 
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Here's when you can play the next Dying Light expansion, The Following

Dying Light's next expansion, The Following, will release in Q1 2016. Producer Tymon Smetakla announced the news via a "special video". “So since Gamescom 2015, we revealed quite a bit about our upcoming expansion: the vast ...   read

 
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Dying Light sells 5 million copies, sequel already being teased

Dying Light was bloody brilliant. Sure, the main story was generic soldier wank that I mostly ignored, but the side missions were incredible and simply running around the city was so much fun. I’m not entirely sure about the new expan...   read

 
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Get a good, long, hard look at Dying Light's 'The Following' expansion

While I didn't really think Dying Light was all that special, this upcoming expansion looks like it might have some more interesting concepts involved. Priced at $14.99, "The Following" (no relation to the cheesy yet entertaining show with...   read

 
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The Following is the 'massive, story-based' Dying Light expansion

Zombie free-running game Dying Light teased vehicles as a part of its DLC plan earlier this month. Indeed, Techland has confirmed that all-terrain dirt buggies are a big part of the, "feature-heavy, story-based expansion pack," The Followin...   read

 
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Techland's zombie free run Dying Light is getting...cars?

The official Dying Light YouTube uploaded this look back on the first six months of post-release support Techland and Warner Bros. gave Dying Light through its season pass and occasional free update. It's been a huge success for both so ob...   read

 
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Dying Light takes jab at Destiny, rehydrates userbase

Techland is doing its damnedest to take the piss out of Destiny. You know, that "wow, this is really yellow, actually it's almost orange; this cannot be good for my kidneys" piss. It's running a similar drink-based promotion, and this ...   read

 
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Dying Light's new DLC is called The Bozak Horde

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 you can find. Wha...   read

 
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Dying Light shambles toward top of Japanese sales charts

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 available, it jus...   read

 
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Dying Light enabling wacky ragdoll physics for April Fools' Day

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 small as it mig...   read

 
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Dying Light just made surviving the zombie apocalypse a whole lot tougher

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 those very fools a ...   read

 
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Dying Light to add hard mode

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 exact release date...   read

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

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 outbreak. You'll get t...   read

 
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Techland declares support for Dying Light modders

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 to tweak the g...   read

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

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 the game contain...   read

 
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You can beat Dying Light with no weapons, just punches and dropkicks

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 it...   read

 
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Hot Take: Dying Light is loads of gory fun

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 Light, the hot ne...   read

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

[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, had the side-effe...   read

 
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Dying Light riffs on Destiny's loot cave

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's "not its drea...   read

 
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Review: Dying Light

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 Techla...   read

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

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 f...   read

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

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 the console bros ...   read

 
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We may not have Dying Light yet, but you can have a Dying Light trailer

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 though this trailer...   read

 
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Where is our Dying Light review?

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's because those...   read

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

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 deal for Dying L...   read

 
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You're trying too hard, Techland

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. Considered a key pil...   read

 
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Physical copies of Dying Light have been delayed outside the US

If you're not in the US, you may have to wait a bit to get your hands on a physical copy of Dying Light. Over on the official Facebook page, it was revealed that due to physical production issue, discs will not be ready on time fo...   read

 
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Do you trust Techland to make a good game?

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 it was a buggy ...   read

 
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Dying Light Season Pass detailed and it looks super meh

Techland has announced its Season Pass plans for Dying Light, and man does it look underwhelming. For your troubles you'll save 10% and net the "Bozak Horde" map, three new skins, four weapons, and two "hardcore" missions across three add-o...   read

 
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Dying Light PS3, 360 cancelled, 'just couldn't run the game'

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 testing, we have c...   read

 
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Dying Light's asymmetric multiplayer has a gross catch

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. But, Techland's ...   read

 
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Dying Light makes leaps and bounds in January 2015

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...   read

 
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Dying Light has a sweet slide move

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 interested in t...   read

 
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Dying Light's gamescom trailer is all about hunting and hiding

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 your arsenal of w...   read

 
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Dying Light is less about zombies and more about movement

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 oversaturation) point. So, ...   read

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

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-world zombie game...   read

 
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Dying Light wants to make a murderer out of you

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 charis...   read

 
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Dying Light delayed, coming out February 2015

Dying Light was originally going to be released this year, but developer Techland just announced they have to delay the release until February 2015. Techland has stated that the delay is due to them improving the traversal system of the gam...   read

 
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Here's our latest look at Dying Light

Techland has released this latest look at Dying Light, emphasizing what they're trying to achieve with the narrative. It also shows off the gameplay a bunch, and it's looking pretty great. Oh and hey there's a little girl about to get atta...   read

 
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When it gets dark, Dying Light will freak you out

Daytime? Nice, warm rays of orange sunshine as if you were perpetually awaking from a refreshing cat nap? Sure, whatever. Drop kick zombies freely, like you're Faith from Mirror's Edge. Even zombies look a bit silly and listless in the day...   read

 
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Enjoy six minutes of Dying Light gameplay from VGX

Look, it may seem derisive to describe Dying Light as just "Dead Island + parkour" but dang if that ain't what it looks like. In this six-minute video you'll see some light traversal and some heavy-duty zombie bashing using either an axe a...   read

 
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This Dying Light trailer shows some vibrant light

Techland has something it wants to show you. It's been working super hard to make sure you're impressed by the lighting effects in Dying Light. You gotta throw all these next-gen resources at something, after all. So, take a moment to soak...   read

 
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Dying Light is surprisingly fun, and pretty damn intense

Spencer Hayes and I got some quality time with Techland's Dying Light and we both came away pretty surprised from the experience. The game features a day and night cycle, and the day time stuff we played was pretty average. We knew what to...   read

 
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This gameplay video shows what Dying Light's all about

A 12-minute gameplay video of Techland's Dying Light has surfaced, and it seems like "Fight or Flight" may have also been an appropriate title for the game. The free-running mechanics are on full display, and it looks far more conveni...   read

 
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Dying Light feels, well, a lot like Dead Island

Despite it's oversaturation years ago, apparently zombie culture isn't going to die down any time soon. A steady stream of zombie-centric media is constantly flowing, and Techland is more than willing to take advantage of the craze. Dying ...   read

 
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The obligatory CGI trailer for Techland's Dying Light

In typical Techland fashion, our first look at Dying Light in motion stems from a CGI trailer. I'm hopeful this is a good indication of the general vibe the studio is going for with its freerunning-centric zombie survival title, because I ...   read

 

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