Posted Thu Oct 2, 2014 at 09:11 AM PDT by Brian Hoss
"An extremely powerful human-controlled zombie mutation."
Techland's 'Dying Light' puts the player in a somewhat conventional situation for a video game. One player versus endless AI zombies. But where the game's flavor starts to come in (freedom of movement and parkour being a huge factor) is when day turns to night, and the zombies become even more ever-present, with various special zombies marking their territory. One such special zombie, the Night Hunter, has just been revealed by Techland.
The Night Hunter is human-controller zombie mutation, with which players can invade another player's single player online game, and to be clear, the Night Hunter is part of every version of the game on all platforms.
What Techland has also announced is a DLC pre-order bonus built around The Night Hunter. 'Be the Zombie' is a special game mode where players go PvP to stalk other players as a night hunter - a lethal predator with unique and deadly skills.
From Producer Tymon Smektala, "Online players can face the threat of a possible invasion of their game by the Night Hunter, an extremely powerful, human-controlled zombie mutation. These invasions are an inherent part of Dying Light, available on all platforms for all online players from day one. However for our hardcore fans who pre-order, we’re offering them a bonus – Be the Zombie – which lets you actually take control of the Night Hunter and invade online games of other players."
You can find the latest info on 'Dying Light' linked from our Video Game Release Schedule.
Source: Warner Bros.
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