Background

Several years have passed since the Wilamette incident, and while Frank West was able to save America from a zombie apocalypse, the cause of zombification was not completely contained. This led to continued zombie outbreaks throughout the United States.

Dead Rising 2 shifts the action from the everyday world of mid-West America to the glitz and glamour of Fortune City, America’s latest and greatest entertainment playground. People flock to Fortune City from around the globe to escape from reality and the chance to win big.

The game sees the introduction of former national Motocross champion, Chuck Greene, as the main protagonist. Before he hit the big time with a team and sponsorship behind him Chuck was forced to repair his own bikes, leaving him incredibly resourceful; a real handyman. A single father, Chuck dotes on his daughter Katey who, since the loss of her mother, he will do anything for.

Dead Rising 2 is being developed by Canadian developer Blue Castle Games in close collaboration with Capcom. A number of members from the original Dead Rising team will be working alongside Blue Castle Games throughout the development process, including Capcom’s global head of research and development, Keiji Inafune, who as the game’s Producer, will play an active role in the project.

Gameplay

With hundreds of zombies on screen at any one time, the original Dead Rising forced gamers to turn the everyday objects they found in the Mall into improvised weapons capable of fending off attacks. Dead Rising 2 promises to increase the carnage with even more zombies intent on feasting on human flesh and countless new objects with which Chuck can make the undead dead.
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Five years after the Willamatte outbreak in the the first Dead Rising, motor cross champion, Chuck...

A surprise retail listing popped up for a something named Capcom Essentials for the PlayStation... posted Jul 30, 13 8:25am

Capcom Vancouver, the studio behind Dead Rising 2: Off the Record, has trimmed its workforce by seven percent... posted Jul 18, 12 4:11pm

Was not as good as I had hoped. The biggest problem was the time limits. DeadRising2 PC

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Learning curve is really high. Low levels are painful, but gets much easier at higher levels. Cotinued play let it grow on me. DeadRising2 PC

When companies see a good thing -- that which brings in lots of money -- they tend to stick with it.  Such is the... posted Nov 15, 10 7:48pm

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awesome but short unless you go for 100% competion DeadRising2 PS3
Shit compared to the first one. WHY ALL THE TIME LIMITS?! DeadRising2 PS3

Chuck Greene faces a dire situation in Dead Rising 2 but when you've got use anything to keep yourself alive,... posted Sep 23, 10 1:17am

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