Deep Silver took us by surprise this afternoon when they announced Dead Island Riptide, a sequel to last year's popular co-op FPS/RPG that involved plenty of zombie-slaying within a tropical paradise. We don't have any assets to share with you yet, but here's the press release, which confirms that Techland is once again in the development seat:
Deep Silver Announces “Dead Island Riptide”
Best-selling zombie horror franchise walks again
LARKSPUR, CA – JUNE 6, 2012 Deep Silver today announced the development of a new entry to the Dead Island™ franchise.
The next battle between life and death will be waged in Dead Island Riptide and is currently in full development by Techland for consoles & PCs. An extensive reveal of its’ thrilling new perils is planned for later this summer.
For more information, visit one of the following official Dead Island portals: Official website: www.deadisland.com Facebook: www.facebook.com/deadislandgame Twitter: http://twitter.com/deadislandgame
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.
About Techland 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 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.