During this year’s E3. Deep Silver came out of nowhere with a surprise. They announced a new Dead Island title named Dead Island: Riptide. However, apart from the logo, nothing else was revealed. Confirmed platforms, and trailer are due this summer.
Online retailers have already listed the game for $49.99. Many gamers were wondering if it’s a remake with new characters, weapons, and newer skill trees similar to Dead Rising 2: Off The Record. But don’t worry, it isn’t a remake. Aubrey Norris from Deep Silver have confirmed that it’s a new game and not a remake.
“It is a new game. Not a remake.”
Apart from confirming that it’s not a remake, she also said this.
“That’s not a placeholder that’s the real price! It’s the end of a console cycle- we think this price makes a lot more sense given that ”
Since there’s no release date. The game might end up releasing in 2013. For the people wondering the lower price, it’s because this generation of console is almost over. We’ll update you as soon as there are more news on the game.