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Everybody invoking Dead Island needs to understand that Naughty Dog are to Playstation titles what Valve is to PC - i.e., they can do no wrong. The mere fact that they are making the game all but ensures its greatness, the zombies/Ellen Page look-a-like are just icing on the cake. Previous zombie game let-downs have no place in this discussion because Naughty Dog. That is all.
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Imagine the dad is a old....Drake!
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Fungal infection? Like the one that gets into ant's brains and makes them climb to the top of the closest tall object and then their head sprouts a body and spreads spores that go off and do the same thing?
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yes. That's the premise of the story.
Basically those "zombies" were that but adapted to humans. Which the fungus has been known to do to other species.
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no, it was reviewed by greg miller of ign who is a HUGE uncharted fanboy. the game is fantastic but does it deserve a 10 out of 10? hell no. neither does almost any game. actually, any game. no games deserve a 10. ever.

Depends how you view a 10 on a rating scale. There will never be a perfect game in existence, it's all subjective. Doesn't mean a game can't get a 10. It's illogical for a rating system to have an unattainable number.

"IGN defines a 10.0 -- a masterpiece -- as "the pinnacle of gaming, a masterpiece may not be flawless, but it is so exceptional that it is hard to imagine a game being better." That's Uncharted 3: Drake's Deception. From start to finish, single player to multiplayer, this game sings. The characters, the graphics, the sound, the story – they’re all top notch. If you’re willing to skip Uncharted 3, be prepared to miss one of gaming’s finest moments."

Thats a solid concrete definition to me. And Uncharted 2 and 3 nails every one. Top notch quality in a top notch game. /review
When was the last game you saw that instead of just settling for a physics based object, they went above and beyond the call and made an ENTIRE ocean simulator. Unheard of, just like Uncharted 2's train level. Pinnacle of gaming indeed. And technology.
Does it have flaws? Yes. But is it better than almost every other name out there? Pretty much. The amount of quality and care that goes into them is beyond comprehension, and it shows.
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Resident Evil: Fungus

Instead of viral infection you get fungal infection.

Instead of gathering herbs.. you gather anti fungal creams? LMAO

If it looks anything like UC3 then OMG..

The cinematic is an in game render as well. Interesting..

Awesome biggrin.gif

The dude looks like a cross breed between Nathan Drake and the guy from Dragon Age 2.
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Dat hair movement. Maybe its just me but I've become accustom to seeing hair more naturally rendered on the PC tongue.gif
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Anyone here watch the 2011 VGA?
 
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Wow, this reminds me of the story below.

Fungal Disease Spreads Through Pacific Northwest


"So it was really surprising in 1999 to find that in this temperate climate of Vancouver Island, people were getting sick with Cryptococcus gattii," says Harris.

It's a cousin of another fungus that is all too familiar to doctors who treat people with AIDS and organ transplants. This other bug, called Cryptococcus neoformans, causes a hard-to-treat brain infection in people with weakened immune systems.


Juicy Saucy Here
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Oh look: another post-apocalyptic game!

Surprise surprise
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PS3 exclusive...*yawn*
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So glad I just bought a ps3.
 
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