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It's no surprise that Deep Silver's zombie title is getting an M-rating. The certificate just handed to it by the ESRB is still a little interesting for the bits of details it gives up from the game, from dialogue to gameplay features.

From the listing, we get these details:

• Bats, knives, axes, shotguns, rifles all are weapons.

• Headstomps available in melee (we kind of knew this).

• Alcoholic beverages can be acquired/consumed to increase damage, but the screen will blur.

• One mission involves the recovery of illegal drugs for a character suffering from withdrawal.

• References to incest and child molestation (in dialogue only).

• Usage of words such as "****" and "****."

Dead Island releases Sept. 6
I know we probably expected this sorta thing, but it appeals more to me with these extra details - not sure if it'll be a day one purchase from me though.
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This is a little obvious...

Zombie game creation = Go hard or go home.
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i want to see some proper gameplay
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You know, I had very high hopes for this game once the first trailer hit, then it turned out to be something entirely different.
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This game looks amazing, I have no idea what you guys are talking about.
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I'm very interested in this game, might buy it when it comes out. Def diff from what I've been playing--Crysis, Champions Online, Guild Wars, and Minecraft lol.
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• Usage of words such as "****" and "****."
Oh no, not "****" and "****". anything but those.
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Originally Posted by HaVoK C89 View Post
I'm very interested in this game, might buy it when it comes out. Def diff from what I've been playing--Crysis, Champions Online, Guild Wars, and Minecraft lol.
Lulz, I don't know what fun games there are to play (MMORPG, or at least multiplayer) with my Phenom II X4 945 3.0GHz, and 4870 512Mb.. ;(
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Oh no, not "****" and "****". anything but those.
HAHA

Anyways, I saw videos, this game has been in development how long?

Yes it's "that time".

"A VERY LONG TIME!"

Quiver in fear!
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So? Doesn't Grand Theft Auto have nearly all of those qualities?
    
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