Here's a musical tribute to the Dead Island trailer, in case you wanted to cry today

You're thinking of it right now, aren't you? Just looking at the headline and image up there, you're remembering the famous Dead Island reveal trailer - and all the feelings it overwhelmed you with.

Well, publisher Deep Silver would like to stir up those old feelings ahead of the May 31 release date for the remastered Dead Island: Definitive Collection, and to that end they've released this live performance of the haunting melody from said trailer:

It's memorable, beautiful to look at, and heartbreaking. It's also totally not reflective of what the actual gameplay experience will be like. So, yeah, pretty much exactly like the original trailer then.

Sam Prell

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