Return to the Paradisiac Nightmare That Started it All With Dead Island Definitive Collection Launching May 31st, 2016
Dead Island and its undead successor Dead Island: Riptide (including all previously released DLC) completely remastered for the first time on Xbox One, PlayStation®4 and PC; Dead Island Retro Revenge, a brand new mini game also included
Larkspur, Calif. – March 3, 2016 – Deep Silver are bringing the iconic bone-crunching, skull-smashing, limb-breaking, blood-drenching Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide to next-generation consoles. Featuring fully remastered and greatly enhanced versions of both Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide, the Definitive Collection is set to deliver the ultimate Dead Island experience.
The rebuilding of both Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide on Techland‘s next gen horror engine brings with it a significant visual & performance overhaul, introducing next-generation graphical effects:
Higher Quality Textures
Game textures have been redone in a higher resolution and the level of quality has been improved across the board
Photorealistic new lighting system
The lighting system in the game has been vastly improved, providing a much more realistic look to the beautiful sunny tropical setting
Physically based shading
The introduction of new physically based shading techniques due to the latest iteration of the Chrome Engine means a higher quality look to the game models and objects as they react in a more realistic way to various lighting conditions
Image quality enhancements via anti-aliasing
The addition of more sophisticated anti-aliasing means that console players can now experience Dead Island without unsightly “jaggies“ – meaning a much cleaner look throughout
Improved-quality game models and geometry assets
All major geometry assets (for example: NPCs and character models) highlight a marked quality increase
HBAO and motion blur effects
The introduction of Horizon-based Ambient Occlusion adds an extra layer of depth and realism to the world. Through a better implementation of object shadows, while the all-new motion blur effects will provide a much more cinematic feel to the game experience
Updated game UI
Providing a more consistent look between both Dead Island and Dead Island: Riptide. Increase to equal quality level for seamless game experience
The Current-gen Console Experience
The Dead Island Definitive Collection will also of course take advantage of the latest console features such as Online 4 Player Co-op, PS®Vita Remote-Play (PS4™), Share-Play (PS4™), streaming and recording
Power Fists Power-up
And last but not least, the fan favorite unofficial PC mod will also now be added to both products. Punch your way through the mayhem with craziest power-up, ever
Making its debut and added into the mix of flesh-rending zombie chaos is a new gem: A classic side-scrolling/endless runner action game Dead Island Retro Revenge.
Features at a glance:
· Retro look meets melee-based combat
· Featuring leaderboards, achievements and plenty of depth
· Game mechanics include power-ups, super attacks and a combo system
Dead Island Definitive Collection is a compilation containing Dead Island Definitive Edition, and Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition and will be available at retail and digital for a suggested price of $39.99. In addition, Dead Island Retro Revenge will be included in the retail version of Dead Island Definitive Collection for free.
Available at the same time, Dead Island Definitive Edition, and Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition will each be available separately and as digital downloads for Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system at suggested a price of $19.99.
All three titles, Dead Island Definitive Edition, Dead Island: Riptide Definitive Edition plus the compilation Dead Island Definitive Collection are scheduled for release May 31st 2016 on Xbox One and PlayStation 4.
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About Deep Silver
Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 100 games worldwide since 2003 including the #1 best-selling zombie action thriller, Dead Island™. Deep Silver, Inc. is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com.
Techland is a leading Polish developer, publisher and distributor of PC and console games since 1991. Its proprietary Chrome Engine 5 technology is among the world’s most advanced game engines, with full X360, PC and PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system compatibility. With a staff of nearly 200 specialists in two development offices in Wroclaw and Warsaw, Techland is committed to delivering top-quality titles for worldwide markets. Currently the company is working on several high-profile titles for consoles and PCs.