Dying Light
Dying Light Gets Over 11-Minutes of Gameplay
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Warner Bros has released an 11-minute gameplay trailer for Dead Island dev Techland's other zombie killing game, Dying Light. It features our Brit hero tearing through the post-apocalyptic alleyways of the game's expansive urban hell overrun with the undead, on a search for a valuable airdrop.

It's the gameplay we saw at E3 for our first look preview, and shows a good chunk of Dying Light, with its melee-focused combat, with hammers, axes and crafted weapons like the electrified machete on show. It also shows some of the decisions you can make that will have consequences further down the line. Leaving that little girl might come back to bite you, literally.

Set during the daytime, the demo shows how the infected populous transforms as night falls, and shows the free-running traversal you'll use to scamper over rooftops. Check out the gameplay video below. Dying Light is out for current-gen and next-gen consoles in 2014.

[Thanks, Brett and Brandon]


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Comment #1 by jdobem
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 12:57:37 PM
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urgh, it just feels like yet another zombie game.
I wish new IPs had something different to show...

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Comment #2 by UberPirateNinja
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:00:02 PM
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So, Dead Island next gen?

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Comment #3 by Zoron
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:02:57 PM
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This is literally Dead Island with parkour and stealth added. Hell those voices are from Dead Island even.

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Comment #4 by FPS GLIMMER
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:04:32 PM
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Seems like they took brink and dead island and smashed them together.

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Comment #5 by Leviathan v2
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:04:33 PM
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watched the whole thing, it looks better than dead island

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Comment #6 by DeadlySinz86
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:15:38 PM
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It looks better than Dead Island graphically ... but still just looks like Dead Island with free running.

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Comment #7 by Godfather93a
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:23:37 PM
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What ever happened to Hell Raid?

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Comment #8 by avenga4
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:23:50 PM
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Graphics look better. Overall just looks like a better Dead Island. I love all the new ideas looks more challenging, and has the potential to be a very good zombie survival game. Glad its coming out for the 360 can't afford a Xbox one right away. Hope they have more special zombies like that one that looked like tank from Left 4 Dead but taller.

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Comment #9 by ruudba
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:26:32 PM
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look at the time on his watch during the video.
at 1:41 in the video the time is 17:50 on his watch,
at 3:09 in the video the time is 17:48 on his watch.

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Comment #10 by kozydude
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:33:34 PM
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#1 i don't think they have ever made a zombie game that had park our in it. I am personally glad that they decided to mix Dead Island with Mirrors Edge mechanics. Can't wait to shit my pants a night!!

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Comment #11 by HaruhiPwnsYou
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:34:02 PM
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Is it just me or is every parkour animation taken straight from Mirror's Edge?

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Comment #12 by gravelandx88
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:42:33 PM
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Like #7 pointed out, I too would like to know what happened to Hell Raid. Is it still under development?

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Comment #13 by avenga4
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 01:46:25 PM
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#12 I think it still is I looked on the official website and they just posted new info on their blog from development so I maybe Hellrain is being developed by a different team, or Dying light might just be further in development already I would love to play both.

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Comment #14 by i got squeezed
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 02:10:38 PM
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Mirrors edge meets dead island more like it

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Comment #15 by ZLU CORONA
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 02:14:59 PM
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Is it me or this is rip off version of dead island?

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Comment #16 by ViNyLek
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 02:29:20 PM
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This is just evolution of Dead Island. I passed on Riptide and will most likely pass on this too. Seems like few mechanics were added and that's all. This might work for AC or CoD, but that doesnt mean it will work everywhere...

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Comment #17 by Viruss
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 03:08:05 PM
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Resident Brink?!

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Comment #18 by SpectreSoldier
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 03:28:47 PM
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Never played dead island but I'm really excited for this game.

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Comment #19 by Creasy47
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 03:54:22 PM
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Thanks for the credit!

Yeah, this is purely Dead Island + parkour. I should've passed on Riptide, but I didn't, and was disappointed. I'll pass on this. Doesn't look that different.

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Comment #20 by Hallowgraves
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 03:54:48 PM
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Not to be confused with Dead Light.

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Comment #21 by Figbender
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 04:03:37 PM
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Peoples standards for zombie killing mayhem are too high nowadays it seems to me, I do not understand why all the complaints are coming in!

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Comment #22 by H0p3sfalL
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 04:16:16 PM
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This actually looks fun. I say a step up from Dead Island IMO.

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Comment #23 by cheevo360
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 04:25:35 PM
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This look very interest. Will preorder soon it. I hope this one not come out with huge of bugs and glitches like Dead Island series and Call of Juarez 3 (and all other CoJ series got some bugs and glitches). :)

Dead Island series is medicore Franchise and first game were really good but then Riptide is huge failed steps from main series.

I do hope this new zombie IP game going much better over DI series. :)

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Comment #24 by skychotic
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 04:49:23 PM
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Looks like it will probably get repetitive very quickly and not exactly original. PASS.

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Comment #25 by Gackt
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 06:02:15 PM
(0) Thumbs Up Thumbs Down Report Comment's the same can't rip off your own work.
I don't care for techland as a dev but after watching this "gameplay" I am quite a bit more interested in it. Looks great for a pre alpha and I really want to play it now.

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Comment #26 by pined5551
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 06:11:59 PM
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As someone who has never played the Dead Island games. This is something I'm interested in.

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Comment #27 by laggyteabag
Friday, August 16, 2013 @ 07:55:19 PM
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Looks way better than Dead Island, and when it gets dark it actually looks scary.

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Comment #28 by Evo Kazz
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 02:12:02 AM
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Just to throw something positive in here, I think this looks awesome, will deffo be buying, Dead Island is one of my fave 360 titles for all its faults its a blast to play.

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Comment #29 by xXsLeAzEmEpLeAzEXx
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 02:16:33 AM
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Comment #30 by X monkfish69 X
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 03:52:15 AM
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Looks awesome. That video had to have been running on Xbox One or high-end PC though. That was never Xbox360 or PS3 footage...

Looking forward to this one as it looks like Dead Island 2.0.

"Good Night. Good Luck". :)

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Comment #31 by DecadentBeaver
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 04:54:39 AM
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Looks like it could be a lot of fun. I just finished Riptide and loved it, despite being hated on by so many people. Nothing more fun than zombie smashing. Unless its State of Decay, just could not enjoy that game. Should I give it another go? Give it another chance?

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Comment #32 by Dervius
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 05:02:44 AM
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I do like the look of this. I was a big fan of the first Dead Island, flawed as it was.

At pre-alpha though this makes some big promises. What they can deliver remains to be seen.

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Comment #33 by ZedChuva
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 06:58:43 AM
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@#21 - Cause the majority of the gaming community are whining cunts, who feel they're entitled to bitch and complain about everything.

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Comment #34 by KBeastMode
Saturday, August 17, 2013 @ 04:43:46 PM
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I'll admit all I could think of for the first 2/3 of the video was a true dead island sequel. Everything, from the movement of both the player and the zombies looked so similar. Then night fell... and the real difference is shown.
I can see myself crapping my pants if I'm stuck outside at night. Dead island never did that for me

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Comment #35 by AgentOrange330
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 10:19:30 AM
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If it doesn't have the analog controls that Dead Island had it went be worth a crap...

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Comment #36 by TigerII
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 01:12:05 PM
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zombie games are more overdone than WWII games now

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Comment #37 by Big Mac6f6
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 01:15:51 PM
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This looks badass can't wait

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Comment #38 by MrsMcQueensie
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 02:07:18 PM
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Looks awesome

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Comment #39 by Theslatcher
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 03:03:23 PM
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Dead Island and Mirror's Edge with some stealth. Looks to become a good game.

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Comment #41 by aardvarkgod
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 06:20:14 PM
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@40 - Ut oh, a zombie lurked onto the boards...

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Comment #42 by aardvarkgod
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 06:30:22 PM
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I'm all for more zombie games, especially if there is some new mechanic (in this sense, parkour). I would have though the mass killing of zombies would appeal to more people :)

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Comment #43 by Daniel55645
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 07:05:02 PM
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so far most of the games that are on both the 360 and the one are games i'm willing to play twice for achievements. that's good

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Comment #44 by Pearson
Sunday, August 18, 2013 @ 11:30:52 PM
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I like what I've seen thus far, it doesn't seem all too terrible during the day, but when the sun went down, things really got intense. It seems they were able to mix in the parkour of Mirror's Edge into this game quite seamlessly.

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