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Sunshine & Slaughter: Dead Island 2 Debuts Gameplay at Gamescom 2014

- Dead Island 2 Playable At Gamescom 2014 For The First Time -

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

August 11, 2014 - Cologne, Germany - Deep Silver revealed the first gameplay trailer for Dead Island 2 today , the next installment in the multi-million-selling Dead Island franchise. In the debut gameplay trailer, sunshine meets bloody melee violence once again, this time in the sunny realms of California. Dead Island 2 developed by YAGER is coming spring 2015 for the PlayStation®4 computer entertainment system and Xbox One, the all-in-one games and entertainment system from Microsoft, as well as Windows PC.

Fans at Gamescom will enjoy the Dead Island 2 zombie slaughter fest under the blue skies of Los Angeles, just below the iconic Hollywood sign in the first hands-on showcase at the Deep Silver booth in Hall 9.1, B11/C10.

Dead Island 2 picks up the Dead Island and Escape Dead Island storyline several months after the events on the Banoi islands. The United States military has put the Golden State under full quarantine which, for some, is a dream come true with a promise of a fresh start. California's newfound bloody paradise is an action-packed playground featuring the acclaimed, seamless multiplayer for up to eight players who cooperate, compete or simply coexist in a truly social, new-gen multiplayer experience.

For more information, hit up the official website at www.deadisland.com or any of the official channels:

Facebook: www.facebook.com/deadislandgame

YouTube: www.youtube.com/deadislandgame

Twitter: twitter.com/deadislandgame

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About YAGER

YAGER is an independent developer of computer and video games based in Berlin, Germany. Founded in 1999, the focus is the creation of vivid AAA gaming experiences. Currently, a team of 100-plus developers from all over the world is busy at work bringing YAGER's vision of gaming to life. YAGER specializes in the creation of AAA, multi-platform action experiences for a global audience. Attention to detail is a hallmark of our development; from refining gameplay to the point of excellence, to instilling both the stories and the environments with enough depth and detail to set our products apart. With a strong engineering side, YAGER is utilizing the best and most advanced technology in order to breathe life into its vision of gaming. YAGER is continually recruiting for its Berlin based studio.

For more information, please visit http://www.yager.de/career/ and follow@YAGERdev

About Deep Silver

Deep Silver develops and publishes interactive games for all platforms, seeking to deliver top-quality products that provide immersive game experiences driven by the desires of the gaming community. The company has published more than 200 games worldwide since 2003, including the best-selling zombie action Dead Island TM franchise, the critically-acclaimed Metro TM : Last Light and the smash hit action adventure Saints Row IV TM . Deep Silver is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Koch Media, GmbH, and includes the renowned development studio Deep Silver Volition, based in Champaign, IL. For more information, please visit www.deepsilver.com or follow us on twitter at @deepsilver.

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