5000 Free Dead Island GOTY Editions Offered for Raptr Rewards

Are their any PC gamers that love first-person shooters, but haven’t gotten Dead Island yet?  If there are and those are interested in checking it out for a great price, they have a chance at snagging it at the best price ever of FREE.  This isn’t just the run-of-the-mill standard edition either, this is an all out Game of the Year Edition; however, only those that follow the rules out...

Sacred Citadel trailer released featuring Ancarian Ranger

Deep Silver have released a brand new trailer for their upcoming side-scrolling brawler game Sacred Citadel. The new trailer focuses in on one of the games characters the Ancarian Ranger. You can check out the trailer below to see how the Ancarian Ranger plays in some side-scrolling beat up action backed by some rocking dub-step which is of course what all the cool kids listen to these days. Sacre...

Dead Island Reaches Sales Milestone

So we know that Dead Island sold well enough to warrant a sequel, seeing as that will be coming out April.  But just how many copies of the first game have been sold since its original release back in September 2011?  Well, according to publisher Deep Silver the game has just passed 5 million copies sold, including retail and digital versions of the game.  Seeing as those sales cross 17 months, th...

Dead Island Riptide Aussie Collectors Edition Detailed

In short, where is my Zombie Bust? I mean really? There is not a single zombified chest in this collection. What we do get on the other hand is some pretty standard collectors materials. Interestingly though, the collectors “Survivor Edition” set will be only available at EB Games locally whilst the not as collectors, but still cool Pre-Order Edition will be only made available at JB H...

Dead Island Riptide Releases Gameplay Trailer

Been dying to see what Dead Island Riptide has to offer in terms of gameplay, whether it be to compare with how the original played or to see what new things are incoming? Well, looks like those fans looking for either are in luck as a gameplay walkthrough has been released to show off both. The video itself is decent length, just shy of 10 minutes and shows off plenty of new content. Focusing on ...

THQ CEO’s Letter to Employees

THQ has fallen, although they will not be forgotten. Many of their IPs will continue in development, and have found new homes. We’d like to share with you a letter, posted by Kotaku, that was written by THQ CEO Brian Farrell and President Jason Rubin, directed to all their employees. To All THQ Employees: We now have the answers we’ve been seeking through our financial restructuring an...

THQ Assets Sold: Here’s the Rundown

THQ just sold the majority of their assets in their Bankruptcy induced auction earlier today. The following is a rundown of who acquired what and for how much: Relic, developer of Company of Heroes 2 and Warhammer 40,000: Dawn of War, has been purchased by SEGA for $26.6 million – the highest single bid of the day – with the second-place, and backup bid of$26.3 million from Bethesda pa...

Volition Bought; Saint’s Row and Metro Titles to be Published by Deep Silver

At the THQ assets auction, Volition Inc., developers of the ‘Saint’s Row’ franchise, were bought out by Koch Media, owner of ‘Dead Island’ publisher Deep Silver. Not only that, but Koch Media has also paid for the rights to develop, market and publish future titles in 4A Games’ Metro series. The total price of these sales is a reported $28.2 million, the highest...

Dead Island: Riptide Unveils Rigor Mortis Edition

How does a game ensure that its biggest edition contains the most of what players want to get? By finding out from the players themselves of course. Which is exactly the route taken for the Dead Island: Riptide being developed by Techland and published by Deep Silver. As can be seen in the shot above, the Dead Island: Riptide Rigor Mortis Edition has a few special items including a zombified hula ...

Odds of the World Ending by a Zombie Apocalypse

In junction with the upcoming title Dead Island Riptide, Paddy Power had revealed yesterday the apparent odds of the world ending by a zombie apocalypse. December 21, 2012 has been depicted as the end of the Mayan calendar which end-of-the-world fanatics are crazing about. Paddy Power has the breakdown of potential end of the world scenarios: Environmental Disaster: 1000/1 Nuclear Holocaust: 1500/...

Sacred Citadel – Khukuri Shaman Character Featurette

Another month and another character has been revealed for the upcoming side-scrolling brawler Sacred Citadel from publisher Deep Silver and developer SouthEnd Interactive.  The second of four character classes, the Khukuri Shaman who like most shamans focuses on buffs as well as being the healing class for the game.  This would of course make her the most useful to have on hand then during coopera...

Dead Island: Riptide Sam B Music Video with Chamillionaire

What’s a good way to advertise a game with a made up rapper in it?  From the looks of the latest from Deep Silver and Techland sequel Dead Island: Riptide, it seems to be making a music video for a song by said made up rapper and having it feature a real rapper as well.  The video is for a music track that playable Dead Island character Sam B apparently recorded and filmed for right before h...

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