Monday, February 21st, 2011 Posted by Jim Thacker

Eye candy: Dead Island’s subtly disturbing cinematic

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Publisher Deep Silver has released a highly effective trailer for its open-world zombie game Dead Island.

The video forgoes the usual blood-and-guts style of titles like Dead Rising for flashbacks, an innovative time-reversal structure and a restrained classical score that, somehow, make the final result far more unnerving.

Credit for the work goes to Scottish cinematics specialist Axis Animation. Kudos to everyone involved.

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