With an entire shopping plaza / casino / amusement park at his disposal, one would think Dead Rising 2 Off the Record's Frank West could come up with something better than a cardboard helmet.
The original Dead Rising featured a full set of Mega Man armor and a functional Mega Buster. Well, if Capcom's bringing back Frank West, why not bring back a Mega Man costume? So they did, with a twist.
Capcom makes all of my zombie killing dreams come true this weekend as they reveal the all-new sandbox mode for Dead Rising 2 Off The Record at PAX, finally setting players loose into the undead apocalypse with no timer to hold them back.
Dead Rising's Frank West is a photographer. He's covered wars, you know. Not only that, he's taken snaps of a zombie outbreak. Who better to learn camera tips from?
I learned new lessons in the art of zombie-killing in a noisy hotel suite in New York City yesterday. My textbook was the upcoming video game Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.
You may be done with Dead Rising 2, but Frank West isn't. And in this trailer, Frank West sticks things up a zombie's ass. Gameplay footage follows.
The video game zombies of Resident Evil and Dead Rising are equally undead and equally at ease with chewing on your neck.
Dead Rising games have always been difficult, but gamers haven't always been happy about that. What's a fair way to make a game tough, and what isn't? With each new Dead Rising release, the game creators at Capcom have been tweaking their answer and reconsidering what players want.
Chuck Greene wasn't the hero of Dead Rising 2. Chuck Greene wasn't the man who faced down the slow flood of zombies stumbling through the casinos of Fortune City. Chuck didn't whack a few hundred zombies with baseball bats and halt the groans of many more with sharp objects.