DEVELOPER DIARY | X360 Friday, April 27, 2012 | 2:25 PM

Deadlight: Back to the 80's

Deadlight: Back to the 80's

Tequila Works bring us back to the 80's with the first video from the Deadlight diaries. The developers talk about what inspired them for the game's setting. Coming out this Summer on Xbx Live Arcade.

Back to the 80's

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Commented on 2012-04-27 17:26:14
I like how they gave the secrets to even their easter eggs.

If you were born in the 80s, I've got hugs for you.
Commented on 2012-04-27 19:16:52
this game looks so nice and i was not aware that it is made by my fellow countrymen. will pick this up for sure
Commented on 2012-04-27 19:24:54 In reply to nin1000
Amazing!!
Posted by nin1000
this game looks so nice and i was not aware that it is made by my fellow countrymen. will pick this up for sure
Are you from Spain?

Nice!!
Commented on 2012-04-27 20:30:08
Mexico my brother :D but currently studying in germany :))
Commented on 2012-04-27 22:01:38 In reply to nin1000
Posted by nin1000
Mexico my brother :D but currently studying in germany :))
I should hate Spaniards, you traitor!
Commented on 2012-04-27 22:09:31
Must be fun having job in video games when unemployment of youth is 52% in Spain.
Commented on 2012-04-27 22:23:47 In reply to nin1000
Posted by nin1000
Mexico my brother :D but currently studying in germany :))
Im in Mexico, working in Mexico, and Im from Mexico.

:D
Commented on 2012-04-28 02:20:58
Now this is what I remember how games used to be, both in terms of idea and genre, and how devs actually gave a flying fuck about what they were making and the little details that went into a game. It's ironic that a game with such old school elements and inspirations can seem so refreshing and original in modern gaming. Must be all that FPS overkill. Regardless, I'm actually more excited for this now than most other things to come. Any game that takes the atmosphere from Flashback as inspiration is a must have. I'm getting this.
Commented on 2012-04-28 10:55:05
80s, oldschool,Flashback,no fps ? Damn...just give it to me already.
Commented on 2012-04-28 11:24:09 In reply to digi_matrix
Posted by digi_matrix
I like how they gave the secrets to even their easter eggs.

If you were born in the 80s, I've got hugs for you.
This is how the 80s should be remembered.
Commented on 2012-04-28 12:48:31 In reply to OriginalBuckRogers
Posted by OriginalBuckRogers
This is how the 80s should be remembered.
Bunch of wannabes ;p
Commented on 2012-04-29 01:20:52
As I was watching this I was just thinking to myself what a shame that the Spanish dev didn't choose to set it in Barcelona or Madrid, somewhere beautiful. Then right on cue, the devs say 'we set it in America because that's where everything else is set'. What a bizarre way to think, and what a missed opportunity.

The success of Journey proves that originality can sell, you don't have to follow the herd.

Oh and another zombie game? Excuse me while I fall asleep. Someone wake me when The Last Guardian or Ni no Kuni come out.

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