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  ESCAPE Dead Island®: Paradise Meets Insanity
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07/01/2014
 


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Deep Silver today reveals  ESCAPE Dead Island®, a third-person single-player survival mystery spin-off that unravels the origins of the zombie outbreak and tells the story between multi-million-seller Dead Island and the recently announced successor Dead Island 2. Developed by Fatshark Sweden, ESCAPE Dead Island is scheduled for release in autumn 2014 for the Xbox 360 games and entertainment system from Microsoft and for the PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system as well as Windows PC for a recommended retail price of £39.99 for the console versions and £34.99 for the PC version.

ESCAPE Dead Island is a survival mystery that follows the story of Cliff Calo, who sets sail to document the unexplained events rumored to have happened on Banoi. Arriving on the island of Narapela, part of the Banoi archipelago, he finds that not everything is as it seems. Haunted by deja-vus, Cliff will have to make sense of it all throughout the entire game – again and again. This story-driven adventure lets players delve into the Dead Island universe and unravel the origins of the zombie outbreak. Escape is only the beginning…

Delivering the key features of a Dead Island game – visceral melee combat set in a beautiful paradise setting – ESCAPE adds a completely new tone to the zombie universe. The visually unique styles accompanies the player on his struggle against insanity as he experiences the secrets of the Dead Island universe, fights off zombies with a vast and unique array of weapons and opens the path to the events that will happen in Dead Island 2.

Official Website: http://escape.deadisland.com

Facebook: www.facebook.com/ deadislandgame

Youtube: www.youtube.com/ deadislandgame

Twitter: www.twitter.com/ deadislandgame

About the Dead Island Universe

With Dead Island, Deep Silver has created a unique universe set in the clash of a beautiful paradise gone hell. The core of the universe is formed by the multi-million hit Dead Island, initially released in 2011, and the recently announced Dead Island 2. Focused on a seamless coop multiplayer experience, Dead Island 2 delivers first-person melee combat with dedicated RPG elements such as character development, looting and weapon crafting. More info on Dead Island 2: www.deadislandgame.com

The PC-exclusive free-to-play ZOMBA (Zombie Online Multiplayer Battle Arena) Dead Island Epidemic adds a competitive component to the coop element as it pitches 3 teams of 4 players against each other in a fight for resources and survival against oncoming zombie hordes. More info on Dead Island Epidemic: www.playdie.net

ESCAPE Dead Island is a third-person single-player survival mystery spin-off that unravels the origins of the zombie outbreak and tells the story between multi-million-seller Dead Island and the recently announced successor Dead Island 2. More information on ESCAPE Dead Island: http://escape.deadisland.com 

 

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and distributes interactive games for all platforms. The Deep Silver label means to captivate all gamers who have a passion for thrilling gameplay in exciting game worlds. Deep Silver works with its partners to achieve a maximum of success while maintaining the highest possible quality, always focusing on what the customer desires.

Deep Silver has published more than 200 games since 2003, including own brands like the critically acclaimed zombie action franchise Dead Island, action role-playing games from the Sacred world, successful adventures such as the Secret Files series and the role-playing realms of Risen. Upcoming highlights from Deep Silver include Saints Row IV and Sacred 3. Deep Silver also owns the development studio Volition based in Champaign, IL, USA. For more information please visit www.deepsilver.com

Koch Media is a leading producer and distributor of digital entertainment products (software, games and films). The company's own publishing activities, marketing and distribution extend throughout Europe and the USA. The Koch Media group has more than 18 years of experience in the digital media distribution business, and has risen to become the number one distributor in Europe. It has also formed strategic alliances with numerous games and software publishers: Bethesda, Capcom, Kaspersky Labs, NC SOFT, Sega, Square Enix and Tecmo-Koei, etc. in various European countries. With Headquarters in Planegg near Munich/Germany, Koch Media owns branches in Germany, England, France, Austria, Switzerland, Italy, Spain, the Nordic regions, Benelux and the USA. www.kochmedia.com

 

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