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Old 04-30-15, 02:40 PM
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DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

DEAD ISLAND 2 DELAYED TO 2016

Deep Silver has announced Dead Island 2 has been delayed from spring 2015 to sometime next year.

The announcement was made via the game's Twitter, where the studio also explained why the decision was made.

"We have always set ourselves a big goal for Dead Island 2: to create the sequel that takes Dead Island to the next level," a statement reads. "A game that takes what our fans tell us they love about Dead Island Ė multiple different characters to play with, co-op, and turning a paradise setting into a zombie slaughter melee Ė and a game that adds a ton more content and combat options on top of that.

"And we wanted to have all of that that done for release in Spring 2015. We have been looking at the game long and hard, and we have decided we didnít reach that goal we set out to achieve quite yet. This is why we have decided to delay Dead Island 2 to 2016.

"Right now we are focusing purely on development, and we will have more info to share at a later stage. We know that our fans will be disappointed by this news, but by giving Dead Island 2 more time we are confident that everyone will get a better game to play as a result."


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Re: Dead Island 2: 2016

... gives me time to play DYING LIGHT.
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Re: Dead Island 2: 2016

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... gives me time to play DYING LIGHT.
Gives me time to stop caring about Dead Island.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

gives me time to post in this thread...
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Gives me time to not think about Dead Island for a while, and then get excited about it in 2016.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Whoo... this forum can be all disappointed now for the most anticipated game that was due this year... we should merge with the existing huge thread we have for DI2
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Gives me time to rectify my understanding that Dead Island Riptide was Dead Island 2
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Dead Island: Dead in the Water. Think about that for a moment or ten.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Dead Island 2 was announced for this year? I don't remember even seeing any actual gameplay yet.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

They haven't shown any actual gameplay. It was one of those overly-optimistic target dates that nobody takes seriously. Remember when Dying Light was going to release last spring? Nobody believed that or was surprised by a delay, either.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

I cried.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

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They haven't shown any actual gameplay. It was one of those overly-optimistic target dates that nobody takes seriously. Remember when Dying Light was going to release last spring? Nobody believed that or was surprised by a delay, either.
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Well shit. Guess I missed that.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

DEAD ISLAND 2 DEVELOPER REMOVED FROM PROJECT

Although no formal reason for their removal has been given, publisher Deep Silver told IGN the following statement:

"With Dead Island 2, Deep Silver has always been dedicated to delivering the sequel that Dead Island fans deserve. After careful consideration, today we announce the decision to part ways with development partner Yager. We will continue working towards bringing our vision of Dead Island 2 to life, and we will share further information at a later stage."

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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

Uhhhhhhhh.... that's kind of weird. Also... somehow I never noticed we were having an officing DI2.
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It's not that weird. Deep Silver parted ways with Techland (developers of the first DI) as well. Sounds like a situation where the suits at the publishing company have a "different vision" for the franchise than the artists and developers making it.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

YAGER MANAGING DIRECTOR DISCUSSES BEING DROPPED FROM DEAD ISLAND 2

Speaking with GamesIndustry, Yager managing director Timo Ullman explained the departure was a mutual agreement due to differences of opinion, likely due to the fact that the studio operates on being an independent AAA studio.

"Our team is made of the best creative minds and tech specialists, who all share a common identity," Ullman said. "The team worked with enthusiasm to take Dead Island 2 to a new level of quality. However, Yager and Deep Silver's respective visions of the project fell out of alignment, which led to the decision that has been made."

Yager is best known for the development of Spec Ops: The Line and is also currently working on a space combat game called Dreadnought. Ullman also teased that the studio had a few other projects lined up. Although he wasn't able to go into further detail, he did say "Gamescom will be awesome."


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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

If Dead Island II can come close to or equal Dying Light I'm in. Three of us have been playing it co-op for two weeks now and by far one of the best co-op experiences I've had.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

LittleBigPlanet 3 developer Sumo Digital has taken over the development of the beleaguered Dead Island 2... Aside from taking on LittleBigPlanet 3, Sumo's perhaps most well-known for its racing game prowess, developing Sonic & All-Stars Racing Transformed and encompassing members of staff from now-defunct driving experts, Bizarre Creations.
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016


If that release date holds, itíll have been nearly a decade between announcement and release.
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Old 08-24-22, 10:47 PM
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

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Well...*%$#@!&*....another delay....

Dead Island 2 Delayed to April 28th, 2023

Dead Island 2 Delayed to April 28th, 2023 (gamingbolt.com)
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Re: DEAD ISLAND 2: now 2016

I’m about as excited for this game as a trip to the dentist.

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