47w ago - Housemarque Games Designer Petsku has announced that Dead Nation: Road of Devastation is getting an Arcade Expansion Pack today!
To quote: We're excited to announce a brand new game mode for Road of Devastation (the expansion pack to Dead Nation) called Arcade, which is a brand new way to experience Road of Devastation!
Everyone who's taken the Road knows of the Egogate experiment - to find the perfect zombie killer who can survive longest against ever-increasing odds (the fallen heroes' DNA are allegedly used to clone and breed the perfect soldier).
The new Arcade mode may actually see you survive the ordeal and get out alive! You can choose your difficulty level, and checkpoints will revive (or is that clone?) you.
Completing Arcade mode on different difficulty levels will also unlock new Road of Devastation concept art.
If you've never experienced Road of Devastation before, now's the perfect time! Think you've got what it takes to get out alive? Download Arcade mode today and find out!
63w ago - Today Sega of America Community Manager Kellie Parker has shared some details on the after effects of zombie devastation in Yakuza: Dead Souls for the PlayStation 3 entertainment system.
To quote: When tragedy and devastation hit a place, even if it's a place you're very familiar with, it can be hard to remember what it used to look like. You may think you know every inch of a certain place, and then suddenly, it's unrecognizable.
To see how much things can change once the zombie invasion hits, here are some comparison screens of Kamurocho as it used to be and as it is now in Yakuza: Dead Souls.
• Before Zombies - a sunny day in Kamurocho.
• After Zombies - yeah, I wouldn't go in there if I were you.
• Before Zombies - what a nice vending machine!
• After Zombies - OH GOD, IT'S ON FIRE! (At least the traffic cone survived.)
• Before Zombies - I'm not sure that's a very safe parking spot...
• After Zombies - Uh, yeah. Sorry about your car, mister.
Yakuza: Dead Souls has all the crazy zombie-killing action you're craving, with a distinct Yakuza twist.
A pre-order campaign is currently running. Trust me - you don't want to miss out on the assets...
86w ago - Today Housemarque Game Designer Petteri Putkonen has shared a video announcing that Dead Nation: Road of Devastation will be hitting PSN today in the US and tomorrow in Europe!
To quote: With over 3.8 million recruits and more than 13 billion zombies killed worldwide, the time has come to launch the ultimate zombie-killing spectacle of our time. Think you've got what it takes to survive "Road of Devastation?"
An expansion to Dead Nation with single player and two player co-op modes (online and offline), as well as new trophies to pick up, Road of Devastation is a brand new way to experience Dead Nation. Check out our new launch trailer below!
It reveals some awesome new Road of Devastation moments, along with accolades that Dead Nation received - all in iconic 80′s action movies style!
From the ashes of the apocalypse, an organization has worked in the shadows, tampering with the human gene to engineer the perfect zombie killing machine... you! Continuing from the events of the original game (or is that preceding?), Road of Devastation puts your skills to the ultimate test.
You find yourself at a crossroads leading to three different choices with each road featuring its own challenges and enemies but...
88w ago - Today Petteri Putkonen at Housemarque has shared a Road of Devastation update, which includes new weapons, enemies and rules as detailed below.
To quote: As Road of Devastation begins, you (and your partner if co-op) escape from a laboratory and find yourself at a crossroads leading to three different roads.
Each road has its own perks and dangers lying in wait - with different environments, items and enemies for you to discover. Choose your road, and let the devastation begin...
Road of Devastation will give players several new tools and ways to dispose of enemies with. And not just something you can carry with you but also elements found in the environment.
Electrified fences will fry anything that touches them when you turn the power on, so keep your distance and timing right.
Eat 1.21 Gigawatts!!
You may even get to operate heavy-duty industrial saws - perfect for disposing masses of zombies with (personal safety measure - keep your distance from the cutting end while operating heavy industrial equipment).
A new heavy weapon you can carry with you comes with a computer assisted, automated targeting system - more details about this high-tech equipment will be revealed in the very near future...
89w ago - Today Housemarque Game Designer Petteri Putkonen has announced that Dead Nation is expanding on the PS3 console with the introduction of the Road of Devastation PlayStation 3 DLC!
To quote: We hereby announce exciting news for Dead Nation players around the globe! We've been hard at work creating a new downloadable expansion called "Road of Devastation"!
Before we say more, we'll take this moment to acknowledge an epic milestone in the number of zombies killed worldwide: over 11,700,000,000 - and counting!
To put that number in perspective, that's more than 1.5 times the entire world's population of today (though the game takes place in the near future where Earth's population has grown much bigger...so don't worry, there's still plenty of zombies left).
Also, our worldwide recruit count has risen to over 3.8 million! We wish to humbly thank all the people who have supported the game.
Now, onto Road of Devastation:
From the ashes of the apocalypse, an organization has worked in the shadows, tampering with the human gene, modifying and improving upon it to create the perfect soldier, the ultimate zombie-killing machine - you! Continuing from the events where the original game left off (or, is it actually the other way around...,...