- Capcom has today announced the development of Dead Rising 2 for Xbox 360, PlayStation 3 and PC, continuing the publisher's policy of releasing its key titles across multiple formats.
Dead Rising 2 is set several years after the zombie invasion of Willamette, in a time where the zombie virus has spread throughout the US. Players will get to explore the gambling paradise of Fortune City and will have a host of new in-game objects that can be used as deadly weapons against the zombies.
The sequel is also promising to take the franchise to a new level of zombie-killing fun, with the promise of tens of thousands of zombies.
Dead Rising 2 is in development in partnership with Canadian developer Blue Castle Games, along with a number of members from the original Dead Rising team including Capcom's global head of research and development, Keiji Inafune
Capcom notes that further details concerning the story and gameplay of Dead Rising 2 will be made available shortly. No release date has been announced.