Techland News


Recent Tags

Dead Island dev announces 'first-person slasher' Hellraid

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 29, 2013 10:05am PDT

Techland brought you and your chums together to battle zombies in Dead Island, and now it's sending you after monsters from Hell. The developer today announced Hellraid for PC, Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, a "first-person slasher" with four-player co-op and a rather Left 4 De...


"This is oddly enough a good fit. Dead Island was more RPGish in its mechanics than anything."

- asianwaste see all 8 comments

Call of Juarez: Gunslinger saddles up on May 22

By Alice O'Connor, Apr 22, 2013 10:55am PDT

"Wanna be a gunslinger," sang pop star M in his 1979 single Pop Muzik, "don't be a rock singer." Any attempt to tie that into this story would be too contrived and, frankly, too daft. Techland's wild wild west 'em up Call of Juarez: Gunslinger will launch for at $14.99, publ...


Dead Island Riptide review: uninspired and boring

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Dead Island Riptide is hopelessly crushed under the weight of the same problems that bogged down its predecessor.


"I played the first part for an hour or so... and never touched it again.. Looking back, even ..."

- ichfan see all 86 comments

Call of Juarez Gunslinger preview: flexible fiction

By Steve Watts, Mar 28, 2013 10:00am PDT

We talk with Techland's Blazej Krakowiak about the old west and unreliable narrator in Call of Juarez Gunslinger, and get a hands-on for some impressions.


"Woot! Love western games, still looking for another Red Dead Redemption."

- Ziz see all 4 comments

Dead Island: Riptide preview: pulled back in

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 9:15am PDT

A hands-on with Dead Island: Riptide brings the survivors back to save a village from zombies.


"I disliked the first game. Hopefully this improves greatly over it."

- pizzaput see all 7 comments

Call of Juarez Gunslinger trailer slings gameplay footage

By Steve Watts, Mar 14, 2013 12:30pm PDT

A new trailer for Call of Juarez Gunslinger shows the game in action, and that action consists mostly of bloody messes at the end of your revolver.


"Looks good, if a bit consolish (like BIB). But, I am taking a cautious approach as I pre-ordered ..."

- davetripled see all 6 comments

Call of Juarez Gunslinger trailer is awfully folksy

By Steve Watts, Mar 07, 2013 10:30am PST

Ubisoft has released a new trailer for Call of Juarez Gunslinger, featuring folksy narration from hero Silas Greaves placed over looks at the environments.


"I have no idea what is going on at Techland because I've always loved them for creating original ..."

- beef2187 see all 6 comments

Dead Island Riptide pre-order DLC revealed

By John Keefer, Mar 04, 2013 2:00pm PST

If you are interested in pre-ordering Dead Island Riptide (sans bloody torso), Deep Silver has revealed a couple of DLC perks available to get you into a zombie fighting mood on its tropical island paradise.


"After the DLC went all funny with this when the GOTY came out... I'm just going to wait for the ..."

- darthfusion see all 7 comments

Dead Island reaches 5 million sales

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 3:15pm PST

Dead Island has sold five million copies, according to publisher Deep Silver.


"Same. I wanted to like it but it was very mediocre to me. Not bad.. by far, but not very ..."

- Curike see all 21 comments

Dead Island Riptide shows off first gameplay

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 11:35am PST

Dead Island Riptide debuted its first gameplay footage today, with a lengthy walkthrough guided by creative producer Alex Toplansky.


"Terrible porting job of the first game, hope they do a better job this time."

- Fpsnut see all 12 comments

Dead Island Riptide 'Rigor Mortis' Edition announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST

Dead Island Riptide is getting an $80 "Rigor Mortis" limited edition, which includes some physical items along with the special edition digital extras.


"it's coming in april. it should be $10 by the time the steam summer sale rolls around"

- cptstern see all 7 comments

Dead Island Riptide's new character revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2012 4:30pm PST

Fans of classic Steven Seagal movie Under Siege, your prayers have been answered. Dead Island Riptide publisher Deep Silver today unveiled the zombie FPS-RPG's new fifth playable character, and he's the closest we may ever get to seeing old Steve's star character in a video ...


"You didn't play the first game, did you? There were many emotional scenes: a daughter having to ..."

- rms see all 4 comments

Dead Island Riptide coming in April, Special Edition detailed

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2012 10:35am PDT

Dead Island Riptide will release in North America on April 23.


"Word. I think of it as a continuation of the story of the four heroes from the first game, kinda ..."

- wrecker77 see all 15 comments

Dead Island does it again with Riptide CG teaser trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2012 9:40am PDT

Dead Island Riptide is following the footsteps of its predecessor by releasing a sappy pre-rendered trailer that is nothing like the game it is supposedly "inspired" by.


"The thing is that most of your playable character were made for the players. Emotional scenes ..."

- Eternity07 see all 86 comments

Call of Juarez Gunslinger returning to Old West

By Alice O'Connor, Sep 06, 2012 6:00am PDT

After a brief jaunt into the present-day with the crowbait Call of Juarez: The Cartel, Techland's yee-hawing FPS series is returning to its Old West roots in Call of Juarez Gunslinger. It'll be a downloadable affair, setting you off on the trail of Wild West legends like Bil...


"I don't think the first one aged very well. The 2nd one is so fun. Definitely replayable. Lots ..."

- DarthStank see all 19 comments