[10 October 2011]
PopMatters Multimedia Editor
Nothing says vacation quite like a beach full of zombies.
After the controversy and excitement surrounding the release of its trailer earlier in the year, many gamers wondered whether that possibly exploitative, possibly sophisticated bit of a teaser for Dead Island was really representative of what this open world, survival horror hybrid would be.
This week the Moving Pixels podcast attempts to answer that question as well as considers other elements of the zombie-infested beach fronts of Dead Island.
This podcast is also available via iTunes.
More discussion of Dead Island:
Review of Dead Island by Nick Dinicola
Could You Carry Our Stuff? Oh, and Maybe the Plot, Too, While You’re at It by G. Christopher Williams
Our podcast contributors:
Nick Dinicola is also a regular contributor to the Moving Pixels blog.
Thomas Cross contributes frequently to the Multimedia section at PopMatters.com, and he also pens the Diamond in the Rough column for GameSetWatch.
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