Dying Light
Dying Light Lives on Next-Gen Courtesy of Techland, Screens Within
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Warner Bros. has today announced Dying Light, a current and next-gen survival horror title that takes its cue from Dead Island, in as much as it's a first-person action title set in an expansive open-world. Boasting a "portentous" day-night cycle, Dying Light is set amid an outbreak of a devastating infection in a ravaged urban environment.

Daytime presents the opportunity to brave the streets as you scavenge for supplies and resources to craft weapons, while as night falls, the infected populous becomes increasibly aggressive and dangerous. After sundown, 'predators' appear, presenting the most vicious and terrifying threat. You'll need to survive the night by any means necessary to see another day.

“The next-gen technology allows us to create a truly dynamic open world that features a game-changing day-night cycle,” said Pawe? Marchewka, CEO of Techland. “Inventive free running mechanics also allow for nearly unrestricted exploration and weapon-crafting to further enhance the action survival experience."

Dying Light will be heading to both Xbox 360 and Xbox One in 2014. You can check out the first seven screenshots from the next-gen version of the game below.


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Comment #2 by Masterchief950
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:03:37 AM
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@1 The Xbox One is fine so many people are complaining for no reason, let all the details come out before jumping ship jesus.

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Comment #3 by Slayinfool
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:04:33 AM
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X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1 X1

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Comment #4 by JohnnyBoosh
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:07:49 AM
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Now to enjoy the steady flow of new titles for Xbox One.....mmmm next-gen goodness!!!

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Comment #5 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:08:19 AM
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I agree, but nobody is been 'forced' to do anything, and I'm not an Xbox fan, I'm a gamer.

Not a single thing announced for the one, has made me think 'I want it'.

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Comment #6 by JohnnyBoosh
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:10:31 AM
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@#5 it's early days though, let the dust settle and wait until after E3 is over. Let the games do the talking????

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Comment #8 by Terrin
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:13:58 AM
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The thing is it was a console reveal even said on spike tvs after show the gaming side of it comes at e3 this was just so here is what it does and now 3rd party developers are allowed to state they are making a game for it. I will reserve full judgement tell after e3

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Comment #9 by TheBajan
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:14:55 AM
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@1 Oh so you are being threatened to buy a PS4? There's a gun pointed at your head, your Family being held captive? No? Ok then.

On Topic this sounds interesting, I will get it for whatever system I decide to purchase after E3 and all the details have been revealed.

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Comment #10 by Bistric
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:15:26 AM
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This is not an X1 article, this is Dying Light article, so take your bickering elsewhere. Also, this game is being released for 360 as well, which is the version I'm buying. I really enjoyed both Dead islands, I'll just pretend this is DI3.

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Comment #11 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:15:55 AM
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Oh I know, I'm trying my best to reserve judgement, but all the stuff I've heard so far has been meh at best for me.

It's hard to ignore first impressions especially, when the PS4 looked so good, while the Xbox well didn't look all that great.

It's like a job interview one guy turns up in a suit, while the other turn s up in his pajamas, no matter how much you try to be neutral, it's freaking hard.

I honestly think they should have just waited until E3, for their reveal, if they're not going to show any games until E3, what is the point of revealing your GAMES CONSOLE before then?

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Comment #13 by ThePakirow
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:19:24 AM
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this is looking a lot like favelas here in Brasil

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Comment #15 by merc mcguirk
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:23:00 AM
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@1 to each their own. I'm pretty excited for the new Xbox and I'm not even considering buying a PS4. But thanks for speaking up for me anyway...

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Comment #16 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:33:13 AM
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You shouldn't call people idiots because they prefer one thing over another.

I prefer Chicken burgers, to beef burgers, am I an idiot?

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Comment #17 by asilent boom
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:39:22 AM
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@2 I would love to wait for all the details to come out, unfortunately MS can't seem to get their stories straight.

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Comment #18 by pined5551
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:40:38 AM
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It seems the aftermath of Dead Space 3's failure is a stream of titles claiming to be the 'survival horror' everyones calling for. Hopefully they do well. The last thing the world needs is for that tool Cliff B to be right when he said horror doesn't sell.

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Comment #19 by merc mcguirk
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:40:59 AM
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@14 wow way to make blanket statements there bud. I love games and I enjoy controlling them accurately so I'm buying an Xbox One. Only people who hate playing games would want to play them with that awkward, dinky little thing Sony calls a controller. Of course, I don't really feel that way, as I said before: to each their own. I'm trying to make a point here. I'm sure you can see how making general statements about people whom you don't know comes off as arrogant and presumptuous.

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Comment #20 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:41:07 AM
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What do we know about the ps4 that everyone wants to run too?

The xbox reveal was a hardware reveal. yes it has kinect . yes it has voice commands. Did you think they would leave those things out to please a guy in wales?

E3 Ladies, Watch and learn.

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Comment #21 by ZedChuva
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:42:44 AM
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I'm not jumping ship. That would require getting a PS4. At this point, I'm getting neither. I was backing away from Xbox even before the shitty reveal. Still curious as to what they're going to do, but at this point, it's moot... just don't care that much anymore.

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Comment #22 by KdKidd
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:47:29 AM
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i for one am getting both consoles because i'm a GAMER and don't want to be limited in choice of what i can and can't play

on topic though this game is looking pretty sweet...i especially like the third screenshot! roll on E3 for more gaming goodness!

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Comment #23 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:49:18 AM
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NO kinect 50 points, I know it comes with the move instead but Sony didn't ram the Move in my face the first time around so I'm more trusting of them.

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Comment #25 by ModernViking
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:51:23 AM
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@1 please just go, you are so lame WelshDragon888. I hope other people make duplicate accounts of your name forever. You deserve to betrolled with all the crap you spew.

Who cares if it's not backwards compatible YOU ALREADY OWN AN XBOX 360!!

Purchase a PS4 and please stop posting your dumb ass opinions.

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Comment #26 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:52:59 AM
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@23 so you favor a system as it doesn't include a feature? If the price points are both the same price who cares? I'm seeing a fully working xbox one and im seeing a teaser trailer for a machine thats not even built yet. Yet everyone is screaming ps4?

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Comment #27 by SilentAaron94
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:54:38 AM
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I'm going to try and wait 12-18 months after release of Xbone. Give them time to sort out any problems, and hopefully remove any troublesome things like online required and used games issues.

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Comment #28 by Slim Shady
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:55:04 AM
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^ lol yup. I don't think people are capable of thinking for themselves now days. To be honest the indie/xbla thing doesn't bother me at all. If I want to play 8 bit games I can do so on my phone. Also I don't see why everyone is bitching about kinect required for the one to comes with every single console's not like u have to pay extra for it & like the games of today, u don't even have to use it if u don't want to - don't even get me started on the Internet required thing. Obviously we all have the fucking Internet here so what's the big fucking deal? Bring on the hate!

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Comment #29 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:57:15 AM
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Comment #30 by Hurricane Of 87
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:02:05 AM
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By Techland? SO is this super-ceding their own Dead Island franchise or is this intended more as a single player Far Cry-type experience? Intrigued.

Looking at the list of games TL have released it's clear that they've got more than one dev team, hope it's in the right hands.

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Comment #31 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:07:06 AM
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Let me use an example.

Two TVs both cost £200, one is a basic Smart TV, while the other is A smart TV that squirts water in your face every time you stay still for 10 minutes straight.

Which one would you buy?

People just are not understanding a lot of peoples concerns, it's not about the design. I myself find the one hideous but that wouldn't stop me buying it if I liked what it did, as I wouldn't buy it to look at.

It's that it's main focus is not gaming, they are going multimedia, I know they have been doing that with the 360 for a few years but I already had the thing before they started.

A lot of the services that they're offering would be easier to access on a PC with keyboard and a mouse, all of which I already have.

And the more variations of services you have the lower the quality of those services is, as the amount of funds channeled to them is split up into smaller piles.

What they have essentially turned it into is a non-upgradable PC.

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Comment #32 by Tobi
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:07:33 AM
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Most of the people complaining about the Xbox One are complaining simply because other people are complaining about it. Nobody is "jumping ship" for a valid reason; they're doing it because that's the "cool" thing to do this gen.

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Comment #33 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:09:13 AM
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@31 stupidest thing iv ever read.

let me use a more applicable analogy for you.

you buy 2 tvs. both for 200.

one can do loads of features, you probably wont use but its all there for you if you did choose(wider audience)

the other you don't really know much about, but its not the former so you buy it out of protest.

Looking forward to getting you clowns off live really.

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Comment #34 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:10:41 AM
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A lot of the services that they're offering would be easier to access on a PC with keyboard and a mouse, all of which I already have.

wow. hows the future marty? Anything else you can tell me.

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Comment #35 by MyNameIsWill
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:16:10 AM
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I'll be getting the "XBone" at some point no matter how much hate it gets, people clearly need to grow up or something..

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Comment #36 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:26:09 AM
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@33 + 34

You are the reason they have shit on the people that made the 360 such a success, the gamers, even Devs are slating the one, and you surely aren't going to accuse them of been stupid and not knowing what they're talking about.

I can see the one bombing harder than the Wii U, you want to get it, get it.

I don't know why people keep saying, 'You know nothing about the PS4', I know enough.

A great supply of first party titles.

Indy friendly.

Sony actually went to developers to ask them what they would like to see in the console so that they would be able to develop better games more easily for it.

Uses an easy to utilize chip for better development, while M$ are using a custom chip which WILL result in gimped ports, just like it did on the PS3.

The only things we don't know is the design, which as I have said in the past is a very unimportant thing for me, and whether there will be a mandatory game installation.

I can guarantee that most of those M$ services won't even be available outside of the US.

I don't need to go into the future, to watch TV and stream stuff on my PC.

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Comment #37 by Lazy_FAQer
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:29:30 AM
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Yo Welsh Dragon you are an Ok guy:)

But I think you are way off beam here... I mean do we even know anything about about the PS4? If it is 'totes amaze ballz' then I will get one, but I will not be cancelling my Xbox One pre-order any time soon. Too much goodness IMO.

Sony are the ones who have to prove the can top MS, both in this gen & next, again, IMHO.

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Comment #38 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:30:27 AM
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you said

its easier to stream of your pc

yet havent seen how easy it is on the new xbox yet

the ps4 doesnt have any hardware specs. So if its easier to build on a ps4, do they know what they are building on?

no as like i said, no hardware yet.

Big question.

Whats with your triple paragraphs?

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Comment #39 by Jack Frost
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:34:26 AM
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This game looks an awful lot like another Dead Island.

Not that I'm complaining...

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Comment #41 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:38:53 AM
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Here is the specs:

My paragraphs do get out of hand but that's because I try and break up my text so that it doesn't become a wall so people can read it easier.

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Comment #42 by rancidfrank
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:42:10 AM
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@40 There arnt 100 indie developed games on the xbla. And looking at your profile you're getting confused with indie games and XBLA games.

The preowned pass is up in the air. G

41: your link didnt work. A bit like a working ps4 at the minute.

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Comment #43 by eskimoletdinov
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:43:11 AM
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Dont get why people are using the backwards compatibility issue as the reason they're jumping ship, if im gonna spend £400+ on a NEW console it's definitely not to play the games that already run on my current console.

The GoD / XBLA thing is understandable I suppose, I mean, I have a couple of hundred XBLA GAMES and 17 GoD games on my HDD and a pity they won't cross over but to people going to PS4 for this reason, I have news for you, they won't cross over to that either.

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Comment #44 by quaneylfc
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:47:06 AM
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why is everyone acting like this is an xbox one exclusive game??? it isn't

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Comment #45 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:47:39 AM
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It does work, the site it links to is running really slow today so it takes about a minute to load, I just checked the link myself, using the one I posted.

The preowned pass is not in the air it is confirmed, and is built into the systems hardware, so for them to take it out would mean an almost complete overhaul and redesign of the system.

Yes there are 100 indy games on the XBLA.

A lot of the arcade games were indy developed but M$ reuse to let people self publish on their console without a significant fee, so M$ usually take the IP for themselves and stick timed exclusivity on it.

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Comment #46 by XxStuartxX 1990
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:50:38 AM
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I'll just post the specs here:


Optical Drive

Game DVR


Single-chip x86 AMD Jaguar Processor 8 cores


Web Connection
Ethernet IEEE 802.11 b/g/n

Bluetooth 2.1

A/V Hookups
HDMI Analog (Component RCA) Optical Output with 4K Support

USB 3.0

Second Screen
PS Vita/Smartphone

Cloud Storage

Mandatory Game Installs

Always Online Connection

Backwards Compatibility

Motion Control
DualShock 4 & PlayStation Eye

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Comment #48 by pined5551
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 11:08:07 AM
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Comment #49 by Daniel55645
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 01:03:54 PM
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Looks decent. May have to pick it up when it comes out

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Comment #50 by irongru
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 02:47:17 PM
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I think this game will probably be like playing I am legend (The book or the film) I will be looking forward to it. Sorry if I have interrupted the argument over what none released console is better

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Comment #51 by K1NG NATHAN
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 04:42:58 PM
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The game looks pretty awesome, reminds me a bit of Dead Island from those screens, lets just hope it is better than that! And all this arguing is a little pointless, neither company has shown the full potential yet. No point in getting worked up at all or at least till after E3. And for people that are saying Microsoft are forcing them to buy PS4 or what ever, that is a tad silly a company cannot force you, it is you are free to do what you want, obviously your preference at the moment is PS4, it happens I hated the original Xbox and was a Sony man till I got the 360. (Sorry for long post, just get a little wound up over pointless arguing, and I'm not arguing just stating my opinion lol)

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Comment #52 by InsaneKane87
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 06:21:01 PM
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Screen#5 Mirrors Edge anyone?

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Comment #53 by MasterKingz
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 09:20:24 PM
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Its too bright, show me some dark scary screenies.

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Comment #54 by dbdikillhaji
Thursday, May 23, 2013 @ 10:03:30 PM
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I can't e wait for e3 for all the crybabies to jump to PlayStation 4. I've been waiting for the Xbox to finally have only true gamers and not all the punk ass sissies that accumulate amongst the servers. jump ship see if I care. at least I won't have to see you all crying on this page anymore. raising glasses to all adults that aren't crying and bidding farewell to ask kids jumping ship! good riddance! now go cry in the corner like good little bitches and stop posting your complaints here!

ot. Looks good hopeful that it's not as monotonous as the dead island series though

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Comment #56 by TheyCallMeNooTs
Friday, May 24, 2013 @ 12:37:04 PM
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@33 you really think the xbox1 would be the same price without kinect ?

Im not jumping ship yet but I believe I'll have a valid reason when and if I do and the reason is....ding ding ding unimpressed thus far

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Comment #57 by XxMayhemxX
Friday, May 24, 2013 @ 04:04:44 PM
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Wow I just can't believe all the xbox fanbois who are bashing the 360 fans who are saying were probably going to jump ship.

It amazes me.. Don't hate on US because your beloved xbox is screwing the pooch bigtime. Give them the hate... They deserve it.. I have a ps3 and a 360, and I play games exclusivly on the 360. Sad to say I too am moving back to ps4. Tired of the microsoft fanbois who have nothing intelligent to say on here. And you want us off live.. lmao... When xbox 1 came out, all live was, was a bunch of adolencent teens who basically created the term fanboy, spouting off on your legendary epic system that was the xbox original. Sems to me alot of you are coming out of the woodwork, and as I posted on the reveal comments thread, this whole scenerio is just helping to show how idiotic some of the xbox fanboys can be.. You have legitimate intelligent xbox gamers, then you have some of you guys.. You know who you are as well. With this reveal, and confirmed features, and a great portion of the fanbase upset, and all you do is ridicule us... All I can say is you all got some growin up to do...

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Comment #58 by XxMayhemxX
Friday, May 24, 2013 @ 04:09:37 PM
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I forgot to add, as far as this game , it looks great. It reminds me of an old Starcraft 1 map , which I can't remember the name, but you went out in day time and killed animals to make mone and experience. Then at night you had to go back into the town/city/fort/base because like 5-6 masive spawns of zombies came and started fpouring in and we had to hold em off til daylight. Lasted like 10 or 20 days.

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Comment #59 by Dlark17
Monday, May 27, 2013 @ 01:38:00 PM
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Yay... More zombies....

Guhhh. Seriously, when will this genre & trope just die out already?

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