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Dead Island Video Shows Off Co-Op

With a little under a month to go until the release of Dead Island, the marketing has been ramping up. Today sees the release of a new trailer featuring the game's co-op mode. Deep Silver shows gamers how they're going to have to stick together and implement teamwork if they hope to survive the island of Banoi, which is swarming with zombies.

With a little under a month to go until the release of Dead Island, the marketing has been ramping up. Today sees the release of a new trailer featuring the game’s co-op mode. Deep Silver shows gamers how they’re going to have to stick together and implement teamwork if they hope to┬ásurvive the island of Banoi, which is swarming with zombies.

Four player drop-in/drop-out co-op is what the game is looking to feature and given the success of Left 4 Dead, I think gamers are going to embrace this mode with open arms. It looks similar to Valve‘s zombie co-op experience but it also looks a bit better. I’m really liking the whole tropical island setting and Dead Island looks a lot more bloody and gruesome than the Left 4 Dead games, which when it comes to zombies, is a good thing.

The game has officially gone gold, and will arrive in stores on September 6th in North America and September 9th for the rest of the world.

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