Dead Island is less than a week away now, and we can't wait to try it.

If you have some reservations or you haven't gotten a good enough look, check out this launch trailer that just released. Complete with plenty of marauding zombies, an in-depth storyline, large environment, and more than a few RPG-like elements, this one has a boatload of promise.

Expect to see another Dead Island headline a little later, as we'll dish on everything we learned during our Q&A Roundtable Discussion with developer Techland. Why the information is embargoed for another 14 hours, I have no idea, but whatever. We'll abide by the rules.

Related Game(s): Dead Island

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LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

I was impressed with the original trailer, seemed like a new spin on the typical zombie game. Then I read it was all BS and did not convey what the game would be like. Honestly after 2 L4D games I'm not really in the mood for another zombie FPS.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

That's good cuz this doesn't seem to follow in L4D's footsteps at all.


Last edited by WorldEndsWithMe on 8/31/2011 11:17:39 PM

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

Ebonics FTL

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

(typo edited in time to make you look foolish)


Last edited by WorldEndsWithMe on 8/31/2011 11:18:11 PM

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

Jokes on you! You still have a "cuz" in there which is close enough to warrant my Ebonics rant.

It's a FPS that has Zombies and offers multiplayer. I don't see how it doesn't follow in L4D's footsteps.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

I still think the finished product will be more than that. Open world, survival, Far Cry-ness with the vehicles, RPG stuff, custom weapons, missions, something resembling a story.

I think of an "FPS" and I think of a basic on-rails shooter.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

You're right it does actually sound rather interesting to me now. Maybe I'll just wait and buy this game off you too, lol.

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

haha, I dunno if I'll sell it but anythings possible. I'm starting to tire of Deus Ex, interested?

ZenChichiri
ZenChichiri
9 years ago

Not sure how I feel about it as it looks like more of the same, but I'll definitely check it out if the reviews are good. I suppose more of the same can still be good, as long as production values are high, it has a captivating story and is fun. But more importantly…

Would it still be considered necrophilia if you were a zombie?

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

I've got a better one. Is it child porn to get sexually stimulated to pictures of yourself when you were underage?

ZenChichiri
ZenChichiri
9 years ago

I'll have to vouch that it's definitely ok. I just photoshop my face as a child on to other children. That way the cops can't catch me.

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

LOL! Thanks for the laughs.

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
9 years ago

wrong site LV, their maybe be kids on here.


Last edited by AcHiLLiA on 9/1/2011 8:47:54 AM

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

Like you?

PAKINIPS
PAKINIPS
9 years ago

There*

Pandacastro
Pandacastro
9 years ago

I wait for the reviews, if it gets 9's -8.5's, I'll get it.

AugustoDeItalia
AugustoDeItalia
9 years ago

same here, i just hope i dont get deceived again after IGN hyped it so much …

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

This game is gonna be so much fun. Though I really wish people would stop throwing the word "horror" around just because blood and zombies are present.

YashaZz
YashaZz
9 years ago

I think it is refereed to "horror and fear to survive". Like a last stand kind'a thing.

Dancemachine55
Dancemachine55
9 years ago

Zombies, paradise and upgrades, OH MY!!

This might not be a D1P for me, but I definitely have my eye on it. Am gonna wait for either a price drop or to see how many of my friends get it and for what platform.

Best thing is, unlike Left 4 Dead 2, Dead Island WILL NOT be censored in Australia!! WOO HOO!! Seriously, this is actually quite a big deal for us, getting a really violent game uncensored. Dead Space 1 and 2 were censored, GTA IV was censored, Left 4 Dead 2 was incredibly censored to the point of being unplayable… well, you get the gist. 🙂

WorldEndsWithMe
WorldEndsWithMe
9 years ago

Is it because of the new Mature rating?

LimitedVertigo
LimitedVertigo
9 years ago

Lawless is from Australia, I'd like to think you two hang out when you're not posting on here and talk at great length about how neat I am.

Dancemachine55
Dancemachine55
9 years ago

Yep, Australia is THAT small!! I know everybody here!! 😛

Lawless, ____________ and I frequently hang out for barbeques while watching the AFL or cricket, meanwhile feeding our pet Koalas and kangaroos when they come inside to get out of the 45 degree heat! We then play some Fruit Ninja, Firemint Real Racing or Rugby League on PS3, cos that's how Aussie we really are!! 😛

___________
___________
9 years ago

DS was not censored, strangely they got through fine.
most of the time a game only gets banned because of what the enemy is called.
for example L4D2 only got banned because valve refused to call them zombies instead of the infected.
so it makes it your killing humans instead of a fictional being.
i know stupid, but thats the guides and they have to follow by them.

stuff afl and cricket, NRL all the way!
no seriously, the other 2 put me to sleep!
no koalas either, kangaroos literally living in the back yard.
ever been kicked by one in the balls?
f*cking hurts!

AcHiLLiA
AcHiLLiA
9 years ago

Is this based in Hawaii? Either way I'm still getting this. Probably will turn out to be my favorite zombie game.

sirbob6
sirbob6
9 years ago

Its based on some fictional island. I think they mention it in the trailer.

main_event05
main_event05
9 years ago

I love how they snuck the banned logo in.

looks pretty solid to me


Last edited by main_event05 on 9/1/2011 12:12:29 AM

___________
___________
9 years ago

release trailer but still no reviews!
this is not exactly the best way to instil confidence in your fans techland!
speaking of reviews whats happening with R3?
thats releasing the same day as this and that has not got a review either.
though GOW origins which is releasing a week later does.
WTF?
weird, $ony exclusives normally get reviewed weeks if not a month earlier!
this is not exactly instilling confidence in me either……….


Last edited by ___________ on 9/1/2011 3:38:46 AM

sirbob6
sirbob6
9 years ago

For some reason everyone is embargoing games these days.

berserk
berserk
9 years ago

With so many people caring more about the score then what is said in the reviews i m not surprised more and more company only allow reviews to be released one day before release .

Personally i don t care since it will be a day one purchase no matter what .I ll never get tired of zombie games .


Last edited by berserk on 9/1/2011 4:34:26 AM

Godslim
Godslim
9 years ago

im just wondering how story driven it is which is the deal breaker for me

SaiyanSenpai
SaiyanSenpai
9 years ago

I was all excited about this game when it was announced. Until I found out it was another zombie FPS.

Lame…

I couldn't get into Left 4 Dead for the same reason. Just not my cup of tea.

What is it with everyone and FPS's these days??

Danny007
Danny007
9 years ago

After watching that trailer it makes me happy that I saved my money for this title.

TrophyHunter
TrophyHunter
9 years ago

I'm so into zombies with Dead Nation right now (not COD zombies), so I will probably buy this game.

slugga_status
slugga_status
9 years ago

I'm getting this..after Resistance and GoW Origins

Lairfan
Lairfan
9 years ago

This is really iffy for me. But if its good, I'll buy it…after I beat R3.