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Dead Islands: Sam B detailed

Dead Islands:  Sam B detailed

Today Deep Silver has released some images of one of the playable characters of Dead Island: Sam B. You can find his background story below.


A one-hit-wonder rap star of fading fame, Sam B was booked by the Royal Palms Resort Hotel to perform his well known song "Who do You Voodoo?" at a high profile hotel party. He gladly took the chance to play this gig.

Once strong, self-confident and proud, Sam B has had a troubled past and a history of drug and alcohol abuse, as his private life became caught in a haze of fake friends and bad advisors.

Trying to pick up the pieces and earn some extra cash, he suddenly finds himself surrounded by a whole lot of different problems...

All comments

Commented on 2011-04-07 17:38:10
I want some videos.
Commented on 2011-04-07 18:27:31
Lol at picture #3
Zombie Summer Olympics
Commented on 2011-04-07 18:54:44
Graphically it's very good...lets see some gameplay.
Commented on 2011-04-07 19:11:18
I would be cool if he had some nice catchphrases like Cole Train from Gears of War.
Commented on 2011-04-07 20:07:12
What tech is this using?
Commented on 2011-04-07 20:42:48
HAHAHAHA, seriously, if those screens are anything to go by, then there are about 4 zombie models used over and over and over. and i thought dead rising was bad with the copy/paste enemies.
Commented on 2011-04-07 23:02:42
Yeah, it's like all the male zombies have the same face but different clothes. Hopefully something that will be adressed in teh final version :P

The skinning of the player character in pic 3 looks really awkward as well. Did they skin his head to the clavicle joint or something?

Also the name. Sam B? Is that intentional or did they just squeeze a horrible oun in there without noticing?
Commented on 2011-04-07 23:11:54 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Yeah, it's like all the male zombies have the same face but different clothes. Hopefully something that will be adressed in teh final version :P
Maybe they are... zombie clones. BAM! Adressed enough?!
Commented on 2011-04-07 23:14:49
Not so much adressing the issue as throwing a random hypothesis out there but sure, i guess it could be an explanation. . . though i doubt it :)
Commented on 2011-04-07 23:33:27 In reply to PT_G4MER
Posted by PT_G4MER
I want some videos.
me too
Commented on 2011-04-08 00:59:39 In reply to Megido
Posted by Megido
Not so much adressing the issue as throwing a random hypothesis out there but sure, i guess it could be an explanation. . . though i doubt it :)
i believe he was joking
Commented on 2011-04-08 13:56:39
The clone zombie war and bump mapping for all objects and bodys.
Nothing more in the horizon.

A game without fame and glory. Only a trailer making hype in the fanboys of zombie game style community.
Commented on 2011-04-08 15:56:38
the big fuss about this when it was first announced all those years ago was the degrading nature of the faces - each face having several layers. I take it thats out of the window now?
Commented on 2011-04-09 03:14:38
Can't wait to see "Sam B." try to shuffle away from zombies widis pants on da ground.

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