Dead Rising 2 Confirmed

It’s press release day, thanks to Capcom for confirming that Dead Rising 2 is on its way. Dead Rising 2 is in development for three different gaming platforms: the Xbox 360, the PS3 and the PC. The press release says that Dead Rising 2 will take the franchise to a new level of zombie-killing fun with tens of thousands of zombies, the all new gambling paradise of Fortune City to explore and conquer plus a host of new in-game objects that can all be used as deadly weapons to stave off the zombie assault.

“Dead Rising 2 is set several years after the infamous zombie invasion of Willamette,” it continues. “Unfortunately, the zombie virus was not contained at the conclusion of Dead Rising, spreading unchecked throughout the United States and Dead Rising 2 depicts a country where zombie outbreaks continue to strike.” The game is being developed by up and coming Canadian developer Blue Castle Games. A number of members from the original Dead Rising team will be working alongside Blue Castle Games throughout the development process, including Capcom’s global head of research and development, Keiji Inafune, who as the game’s Producer will play an active role in the project.

We await further details…