BackgroundExplore the quarantined island of Narapela and get to the bottom of the sinister zombie virus plaguing humanity this fall as publisher Deep Silver revealed Escape Dead Island today - the brand new survival mystery game taking place in the Dead Island universe. In this single-player experience, fans will take on the role of ambitious Cliff Calo, son of a wealthy media empire mogul with a chip on his shoulder and something to prove, as he traverses across the globe to Banoi after hearing about the gruesome events that took place in the original global best-seller, Dead Island. Can Cliff uncover the clandestine origins of the virus and get out before it’s too late?
With an exceptionally striking comic-vignette art style, Escape Dead Island emphasizes a story driven plot which pits players against their own psyche as they try to escape the island and the cryptic, looping horrors that lurk there. Penned by Emmy award-winning author Anne Toole, Escape Dead Island catapults Dead Island fans onto a lush tropical island infested with brutal zombies where only cunning stealth can help players retain their sanity.
Game PlayEscape Dead Island is a third-person mystery-action-adventure game set on the enigmatic island of Narapela during the zombie outbreak of Dead Island. Escape explores the origins of the virus through the eyes of would-be documentarian Cliff Calo, who will switch between fighting and stealth in a shifting world that's never what it seems, brought to life with edgy, vibrant comic visuals.
- Seek Out the Truth: Tear through a seamless world that reacts to your every move and collect every clue you can: somewhere amid the madness lies the truth behind Dead Island's apocalyptic outbreak
- Survive Any Way Possible: There are no superpowers to keep Cliff alive, just a few makeshift weapons against hordes of infected. Choosing between stealth and combat will have a huge gameplay impact thanks to sound-detection AI and opportunities to use the environment to gain the upper hand
- Explore an Island of Mystery: As Cliff ventures deeper into the island, the world begins to become more and more distorted and unpredictable. Surreal moments offer multiple interpretations, and each answer only raises more questions. Even time itself seems to loop and repeat in mind-bending ways
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