Dead Island Movie Coming, New Poster

by on Mar.22, 2011, under Syndicated from the Web

Yes kids Dead Island has barely been announced and already the Hollywood machine has snatched it up to turn it into a feature film. Sean Daniel who is a long time producer in Hollywood will be bringing the Dead Island game to the big screen. The interesting part is that although the game just now became  a massive internet sensation Sean Daniel has been following it for a long time and has actually owned the film rights since 2009. Daniels has produced  The Village of the Damned, Mallrats, Tombstone and The Wolfman to name a few.  [ Click poster to the right for bigger look ]

The game which was literally just announced a few days ago combines first-person action with a heavy focus on melee combat, character development and customisation of a vast array of weapons. All of these gameplay features are presented in a dark story inspired by classic zombie movies with a gritty and engrossing campaign that can be played with up to four players in co-op mode.

Set in an open world tropical island, hordes of different festering zombies await players around every corner while they embark on a variety of thrilling missions through the holiday resort. With firearms and ammunition being scarce the player must rely on utilising found items as weapons for self-defense and fight off zombie hordes in intense melee combat. A diverse range of items can be collected and will later serve to transform the player’s ordinary makeshift weapons into serious instruments of destruction.

In addition to satisfying even the most bloodthirsty action fan’s fantasy, Dead Island also features role-playing elements which allow the player to develop one of the game’s unique character classes according to their preferences, all the while learning new skills and fresh tactics during their journey through the perilous environments of the island. What’s more, anytime during a game up to four players can seamlessly join together and experience the intense combat and immersive story with cooperative gameplay.

With the all-new Chrome Engine 5 powering Dead Island, the game will use the latest installment of Techland’s acclaimed proprietary game engine, allowing the player to experience the tropical island paradise in graphical splendor with diverse environments like lush forests and detailed city environments.

Dead Island will be released worldwide for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, the Xbox 360Òvideo game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Windows PC later this year. Checkout the Dead Island Game Trailer its in two words.. bad ass!


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