- SCEE Blog Manager James Gallagher
has shared the Dead Island PS3 announcement trailer and entrails today, with details as follows:
Last month, the phrase 'Dead Island
' appeared and a click revealed it to be a game, and not a newly announced game, but one revealed some years ago and largely forgotten about.
One stylish trailer later and it was one of the phrases on the tip of everyone's Twit-tongue.
"The trailer we released was mostly a blessing," says Vincent Kummer
, Dead Island's brand manager at Deep Silver
, "because when you put something out there you don't expect to generate that much interest in the game, especially not for free.
However, we are cautious that people might be expecting things from the game, based on that trailer, that simply aren't there. We're aiming to make it very clear, early on, what the game is actually about."
Which is why they've invited me to a warehouse in East London to crawl through underground passages, check out the game and eat pizza in a deckchair. Dead Island is a first-person action RPG set on a tropical holiday island during the zombie...