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Here’s why Techland isn’t developing Dead Island 2

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Dead Island is a zombie-themed open-world first-person title originally released back in 2011. The game was created by Techland, and while it had received mixed reviews, it managed to sell over five million copies (which is crazy-good for a brand-new intellectual property). Two years later, said Polish developer came out with Dead Island: Riptide – a standalone expansion to the ...

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Dead Island 2’s co-op number raised after Yager saw Xbox One’s Cloud

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During a recent press event, Dead Island 2’s producer Michael Kempson has stated that after hearing about Xbox One’s Cloud-based servers, Yager Development had decided to raise the game’s co-op headcount from four players to eight. “Dead Island was four players,” says Kempson. “[…] and when we were looking at that online aspect of it for pre-production we thought ‘okay, ...

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New Dead Island 2 gameplay trailer is jam packed with blood and gore

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Back at E3 2014 Deep Silver announced Dead Island 2, the sequel to the highly successful survival horror developed by Techland. The cinematic trailer released then is extremely entertaining and presents a game that doesn’t seem to take itself too seriously. Unlike its predecessor, Dead Island 2 doesn’t try to be all that dark and scary, opting instead to go for a more ...

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