Although there were rumors floating around for the last month of a Dead Island game in development, it has now been officially announced. The new game's title is Dead Island Riptide and it is in development for consoles and PC by Dead Island developer Techland. Unfortunately, they won't be showing anything off at E3, but an extensive reveal is planned for later this summer. Here is the official announcement and a look at the new logo:
"LARKSPUR, CA – JUNE 6, 2012 Deep Silver today announced the development of a new entry to the Dead Island™ franchise.
The next battle between life and death will be waged in Dead Island Riptide and is currently in full development by Techland for consoles & PCs. An extensive reveal of its’ thrilling new perils is planned for later this summer."
For those that have not yet played Dead Island, Deep Silver recently announced that they will be releasing a Dead Island Game of the Year Edition later this month. For more details, visit our earlier coverage at: http://dailydead.com/dead-island-game-of-the-year-edition-officially-announced/