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Warner publishing Techland's Dying Light, open-world scavenging for next-gen

Posted: 23.05.2013 by Technet2k

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Warner Brothers have announced they are to publisher Dead Island developer Techland's next major project called Dying Light, which features an open world with scavenging by day and survival by night.

Night-time brings with it increasingly dangerous levels of infected to beat back, using the gear and supplies we've scrapped together. It's for current and next-gen, as well as PC.

Deep Silver takes UK chart with Metro: Last Light first, Dead Island: Riptide second

Posted: 20.05.2013 by Technet2k

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The UK all format chart has been taken over by publisher Deep Silver as Metro: Last Light debuts atop the ladder, followed by Dead Island: Riptide, who has only just been demoted from the chart throne.

EA's FIFA 13 came third, with Nintendo's Pokemon Mystery Dungeon: Gates to Infinity after that. Injustice: Gods Among Us slips from fourth to eighth. BioShock Infinite is tenth.

April 2013 US sales sees Xbox 360, Injustice: Gods Among Us lead

Posted: 17.05.2013 by JonahFalcon

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The NPD group has released figures for the US sales from the 4th April through to the 7th May. The Xbox 360 led console sales, with 130K units sold. Sony and Nintendo declined to reveal their unit sales, though reportedly, the Wii U sold 55K units, 20K less than the Wii.

Dead Island: Riptide holds UK number one, COD: Black Ops 2 rises 2nd

Posted: 13.05.2013 by Technet2k

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Techland's Dead Island: Riptide has managed to keep its rotting grip on the UK chart crown for another week, as Treyarch's Call of Duty: Black Ops 2 is nipping at its heels in 2nd place.

Tomb Raider held 3rd for another week, with Injustice: Gods Among Us sliding down 4th, followed by FIFA 13 5th. LEGO City Undercover: The Chase Begins also held 8th.

Techland's new IP is Hellraid, co-op fantasy hack'n'slash for 90's fans

Posted: 07.05.2013 by Technet2k

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The first new IP from Techland since Dead Island is all about those feel good moments from the likes of Quake, Hexen, Diablo and Heretic back in the 1990s. The Polish studio is infusing co-op with fantasy.

They want Hellraid to feel like it was "made by guys in their '30s," touching on those simpler Quake and Hexen days. We choose between four classes and take on hordes of foes.