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Characters Are Introduced and Zombies Attack in Latest Dead Island Imagery

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More images from Dead Island were released today by Deep Silver, and this time we get our first look at rapper Sam B!

A one-hit-wonder rap star of fading fame, Sam B was booked by the Royal Palms Resort Hotel to perform his well known song “Who do You Voodoo?” at a high profile hotel party. He gladly took the chance to play this gig.

Once strong, self-confident and proud, Sam B has had a troubled past and a history of drug and alcohol abuse, as his private life became caught in a haze of fake friends and bad advisors.

Trying to pick up the pieces and earn some extra cash, he suddenly finds himself surrounded by a whole lot of different problems…

According to Deep Silver, Dead Island is being described thusly:

Welcome to the Island of Banoi!
The player is drawn into the world of Dead Island on the brink of a mysterious epidemic that suddenly, and without warning, breaks out on the fictional island of Banoi. As a guest of the Royal Palms Resort, the player’s stay was supposed to be a dream holiday, a luxurious getaway to the beautiful beaches of a tropical paradise. But faced with the reality of a zombie apocalypse, there is only one thing left to do: Survive.

This is Dead Island … a paradise to die for.

The Royal Palms Resort of Banoi – A little bit of Heaven on Earth.
Nestled in the hills above the most pristine white sand beaches in the South Pacific, the Royal Palms offers every luxury. The acclaimed architecture of this five-star resort blends seamlessly with the natural beauty of Banoi, a wild and untamed atoll off the coast of Papua New Guinea.

Come experience the crystal clear water, the warm sun and tropical breezes, the flawless beaches, all surrounded by a lush rain forest full of indigenous life. Meet the friendly people and explore the rich history and colorful culture of Banoi.

The Royal Palms Resort offers exceptional service and every modern amenity. Its 127 spacious, climate-controlled rooms offer a spectacular view of either the jungle highlands or the Pacific Ocean. All first-class accommodations offer a private balcony or a patio where guests can enjoy a cocktail and warm, equatorial breezes scented with the heady perfume of rare tropical blossoms.

Let the cares and concerns of everyday life disappear and surrender to the beauty and luxury of the Royal Palms. Try the state-of-the-art spa and wellness treatments. Enjoy Power Yoga or volleyball on the beach. Windsurf, rent a sea kayak or snorkel in the crystal clear water and commune with colorful tropical fish. Or simply lounge by one of the resort’s many pools and enjoy a Mai Tai, a Hurricane or a Zombie.

We look forward to welcoming you at the Royal Palms Resort – your portal to paradise.

The Island of Banoi
If you’ve been dreaming about paradise, we know a place where you can make those dreams come true. The Island of Banoi. Just off the coast of Papua New Guinea, located South of the Equator and just north of Australia.

Until very recently much of the island was wild and primitive and totally untouched by the modern world. Even though the capital, Moresby, was founded by Australian settlers in 1895, many places deep in the interior still have never been seen by western eyes.

Banoi’s lush tropical beauty offers many natural wonders: from verdant rain forests to mountain highlands to virginal white sand beaches. Take a diving tour and experience the wonder of coral reefs teaming with life. Hike the mountain highlands or explore Banoi’s extensive network of mysterious caves. Along the way you will encounter all manner of rare birds, butterflies, fish, reptiles, and mammals, including the great apes of the Banoi highlands. It’s a sportsman’s paradise with world-class rock climbing, fishing, hunting, sailing, and kayaking. Or if that sounds too taxing, find yourself a private beach, splash in the waves and soak up the sun.

Meet the friendly people of Banoi. They are proud of their rich cultural heritage. The indigenous art is world renowned and unbelievably varied, reflecting the many local tribes with their own myths, legends and language.

Come see what Heaven on Earth looks like. Come to beautiful Banoi. The pearl in the necklace of the Oceania Archipelago.

Dead Island will be available for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and PC.

Game Features

  • First-person melee combat
  • Four-player co-op
  • Weapon customization
  • Set on an open world tropical island
  • RPG elements for character development
  • Hordes of gruesome zombies


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