Dead Island: Riptide, the open world first-person zombie game just had its first bit of gameplay revealed today by Techland. Dead Island: Riptide is the continuation of the story of Dead Island. The game once again follows the four survivors from the first game, who are Purn, Xian, Sam B, and Logan. The game also adds a fifth survivor who you will have the choice to play as in the game. Dead Island: Riptide is set on the island of Palanai, which is an island in the Banoi archipelago. Dead Island: Riptide is set to release for the PS3 on April 23, 2013 in North America and April 26, 2013 in Europe.
Today Techland has released its first gameplay video for their new game Dead Island: Riptide, which is set to release on the PS3 this April. The gameplay video that was released today goes into full depth on something that is new to the game. The new thing that they are showing off in the gameplay video is a hub defense mission, which is new to Dead Island. The video goes into depth on what you have to do to complete this hub defense mission and shows off one of the survivors going out and scavenging for items to help with the hub defense mission. The first ever gameplay video can be seen down below.