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Dead Island: Epidemic is a free-to-play MOBA

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Zombies and multiplayer online battle arenas are two great tastes that taste great together, if you ask Dead Island publisher Deep Silver. The Frankensteinian result of that train of thought is Dead Island: Epidemic, a a free-to-play PC MOBA with a few significant twists on the genre.

The twistiest? No more of this eternal struggle between Sentinel/Radiant/lower-left and Scourge/Dire/upper-right. Epidemic will see three teams of players fighting to survive in one match. Deep Silver didn't reveal much more about the game, but it said more details will be announced later this month at Gamescom. You can sign up for the newsletter on its official site.

Zombies may be the original creeps, but Epidemic will have to shine to distance itself from the growing horde of MOBA games. What do you think of its chances?

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10 comments

  • McEd - August 13, 2013 5:48 p.m.

    They need to put a stop to this League of Legends and DOTA 2 have already filled the positions up.
  • pusur - August 9, 2013 2:21 a.m.

    God damn it deep silver this is gonna flop man flop real bad. They did good with the first game but the second wasn`t that good, and now this................. Da fuq man
  • Oujisama - August 8, 2013 5:29 p.m.

    Why do they keep making games? This is a terrible IP and nobody actually likes it...
  • KNITEpanda - August 8, 2013 5:31 p.m.

    The Dead Island games are fun at times. But there are tons of things wrong with them....Framerate is awful, dialog isnt the best.
  • si-man-kitson-harris - September 6, 2013 2:09 a.m.

    I enjoyed both games, first was better the second was still fun. Speak for yourself not the world
  • sandplasma - August 8, 2013 3:02 p.m.

    somebody is late to the April Fool's party
  • winner2 - August 8, 2013 12:16 p.m.

    What in the fuck
  • KNITEpanda - August 8, 2013 12:09 p.m.

    TBH I think its a waste of their time and money. Right now League and Dota2 are the biggest MOBA's out there and I dont see much competition if this were to be released.
  • TokenGamesRadarFurry - August 8, 2013 11:45 a.m.

    What is...did we.....what? Where did this come from?
  • pl4y4h - August 8, 2013 10:39 a.m.

    .....?

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