Easily the best trailer of the year so far. It is simply amazing.
Dead Island is being made by Techland for PC, PS3 and Xbox 360. It’s going to combine first-person action and role-playing with a clear emphasis on storytelling. Judging by the trailer, the storytelling part is down at least.
Philips has announced that it has signed six new developer license agreements to its amBX platform. The signed developers are Gearbox Software, Zombie, Riot Games, Brain in a Jar, Invictus Games and Instinct Technology.
Gearbox Software is the highly successful developer of the Brothers in Arms franchise and is one of the largest independent developers in the world. Invictus Games is Hungary-based, Riot Games is based in LA and Zombie is from Seattle, all of whom will be using the technology to power their games’ player experience. Ireland-based Instinct Technology will use amBX as part of future middleware solutions to the game development industry.
amBX is a gameplay technology aimed at offering full “sensory surround experience” through light, color, sound and even air flow devices, which include Philips’ own peripherals range of LED color-controlled lighting, rumble peripherals and desktop fans.