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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."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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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 ..."

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Dead Island Riptide revealed in first screenshots

By Alice O'Connor, Aug 31, 2012 10:00am PDT

The announcement of Dead Island Riptide at E3 was unusually terse, merely saying that such a game was being made for PC and consoles. How mysterious! Publisher Deep Silver has since realised it might need to show something of the game, and today released the FPS-RPG sequel's...


"apples to oranges. Both are awesome games in their own right. I know Dead Island catches a lot ..."

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Dead Island dev announces Project Hell

By Steve Watts, Aug 28, 2012 9:30am PDT

Techland has announced a new game in the works, code-named Project Hell. The dark fantasy hack-and-slash is inviting feedback as it blogs the creative process.


"This 100% the game is BOSS and a fav of mine I could replay it over and over again."

- valcan_s see all 29 comments

Dead Island developers trademark mobile 'Dead Stop'

By Steve Watts, Jul 30, 2012 11:00am PDT

Dead Island developer Techland has registered another Dead-related trademark, this time for a mobile game called Dead Stop.


Dead Island Riptide announced, is a mystery

By Alice O'Connor, Jun 06, 2012 5:30am PDT

Dead Island Riptide, a sequel to the undead shooter-RPG, has been announced for PC and consoles, but that's about we know for now.


"sweet!! i'm glad it's getting a full sequel and not just another expansion.... this and ..."

- megreedy see all 17 comments

Mad Riders trailer goes heavy on the meta

By Steve Watts, May 25, 2012 10:00am PDT

Mad Riders has released a launch trailer for its release next week, which cheekily pokes fun at game trailer cliches.


"That was funny. I have been hoping the game will be good. My ATV Offroad Fury itch hasn't been ..."

- tw3kr see all 5 comments

Mad Riders available starting May 29

By Steve Watts, May 18, 2012 1:30pm PDT

Ubisoft announced today that Techland's Mad Riders will come to PlayStation Network on May 29, then the PC and Xbox 360 on May 30, for $9.99.


Mad Riders: Techland's ATV racer coming to PC, PSN, XBLA

By Steve Watts, Feb 14, 2012 2:00pm PST

The Techland ATV racer previously known as "Project Haste" has been given the official name Mad Riders, and will be coming to PC alongside its announced XBLA and PSN platforms.


"45 tracks? and how many of those tracks will be cutouts of others?"

- soundcreepy see all 4 comments

Dead Island DLC tells Ryder White's tale

By Alice O'Connor, Jan 16, 2012 8:30am PST

If you enjoyed Dead Island but wish you could've heard more of the dodgy Australian accent of antagonist Ryder White, you're in luck. The naughty Colonel will be playable in a new downloadable content campaign with "several hours of story content."


Dead Island publisher boasts 3 million copies shipped

By Jeff Mattas, Dec 21, 2011 7:30pm PST

Publisher Deep Silver has announced that 3 million copies of Techland's open-world zombie kill-fest, Dead Island have shipped.


"It's a great game, I've got about 41 hours into it and still going"

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