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Preview: http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/23/dying-light-preview/
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During the day, the zombies are lethargic and easy to kill. As a scavenger, you spend your time gathering resources and getting ready for the night. At dark, the zombies become more alert and aware, and other kinds of creatures come out to hunt you down. The duality of night and day will make this game dramatic and intense as it will give you a deadline to get your work done before it’s too late. It is an interesting twist on the zombie genre, and it could very well be enough to launch a successful new intellectual property in a game industry that is full of sequels.
Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/23/dying-light-preview/#7UdXF70EEy4vpXbg.99


If anything it's looks visually impressive.
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The game is coming to current-generation consoles, next-generation consoles, and the PC. The company has been working on the title since early 2012, when the core team finished Dead Island. That title sold well, but, “That was not enough. We wanted to take the zombie experience to a new level.”
The company’s new game engine, Chrome Engine 6, was designed for next-generation consoles. That’s what will produce the gorgeous visuals that you see in the screenshots. The title is coming on multiple platforms, including next-generation machines, in 2014.

Read more at http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/23/dying-light-preview/#7UdXF70EEy4vpXbg.99

dying-light-6.jpg?w=804&h=444



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The pitch: you play as a yamakasi who survived the invasion of zombies. Day, you search the city in search of weapons and equipment to prepare for the night during which the speed and strength of the zombies are increased tenfold. You will then jump in all directions, as Faith in Mirror's Edge, to avoid a living death devours your brain.




Dev interview.

Source: http://venturebeat.com/2013/05/23/dying-light-developer-explains-how-to-roam-an-open-world-with-being-eaten-by-zombies-interview/


A few more screens. Click for full size.













E3 Trailer added.


EDIT Aug 15th, gameplay video.





720p 60fps gameplay video source http://www.gamersyde.com/news_dying_light_gameplay_presentation-14422_en.html


EDIT NOV 20, 2013



Edit: Dec 2, 2013


Edited by Slightly skewed - 12/1/13 at 11:53pm
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post #2 of 133
Does look cool. Nice lighting.

Also, you need to put the source in your title tongue.gif
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Wow that looks pretty cool. I'm pretty interested to see where this goes smile.gif
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Dayz anyone?

I hope this spins off better than dayz. im still waiting for the official beta to come out. mad.gif
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Looks good.
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I do have some small concerns. I am not sure how much this is going to be like dead island because of the zombie day/night cycle, but those games have some serious pacing issues. Since it is mostly the same group of people making it I am wondering if this will be a 6 hour game that gets boring after a few.
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Dayz anyone?

I hope this spins off better than dayz. im still waiting for the official beta to come out. mad.gif

Sounds more like skyrim with zombies then dayz. There's quests and missions, etc.

Which is a good thing. Anything competing with dayz will just disappoint tongue.gif. The "mirrors edge" aspect has me interested, I'll definitely take a look when it comes out.
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I want a "next-gen" brainbread. I'm talking exploding zombie heads, infections, fairly large objective oriented coop gameplay, and Fred.
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Dead island...

Looked interesting before I heard that. Maybe this will be different. Probably not though.
    
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post #10 of 133
I looked at the screenshot in the OP, and thought to myself 'it looks like dead island' opened up the site, created by the same people who made dead island.. I dont think it will be that great, there are so many zombie games that just dont hold up to what people want..
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