With Microsoft and Sony delivering us the goods on their upcoming Next Gen consoles, the Xbox One and the PlayStation 4, let us take a look at one of the games presented during E3; ‘Dead Rising 3‘.
During the Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3) in Los Angeles, Capcom Vancouver Producers Josh Bridge and Mike Jones introduced us to their latest zombie-fest, ‘Dead Rising 3‘ which is coming exclusively for the Xbox One. According to Executive Producer Josh Bridge, “Xbox One is an exciting platform for us to work on as it’s the only console that allows us to realize our vision to make the ultimate open-world zombie game”. The game boasts a rich, open world with no load times.
‘Dead Rising 3‘ follows our new hero, Nick Ramos as he tries to survive the zombie-infested city of Los Perdidos, Ca, and he has a limited amount of time to escape or be vaporized along with the zombies when the city gets fire bombed. Like the previous games, you can use just about anything and everything as a weapon to defend against those hordes and hordes of zombies coming at you. You can also do a little “mix and match” as you pair tools to fit the occasion like combining a flashlight and a handgun to fight in a dark environment. Now however, the game lets you make your makeshift weapons on the fly.
And also like the previous games, you can use cars to get away from zombies as well as plowing through them. However, the cars aren’t enough to keep you safe as zombies would now have weight and mass affecting how your car handles, so if there are too many of them in front of you or on top of the car, your car will slow down.
But what if you are faced with overwhelming odds? Like when a combo weapon just won’t cut it against the sheer numbers of the zombie horde? The answer is simple, call on the heavy artillery… literally! With Xbox One’s new Smart Glass technology, you can use your phone as a way to wipe out the zombies with a massive artillery bombardment.
You have six days to escape the city, but you can dial it down to three. Saving is now automatic, but in the Nightmare Mode, you are only allowed to save in bathrooms. The players can also use lockers that have ‘shared inventory’ to make it easier for gamers. ‘Dead Rising‘ 3 is developed by Capcom and produced by Microsoft and will be released November 2013.
Source: Dead Rising 3 E3 press conference