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. 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.
When a zombie outbreak hits America’s new capital of entertainment it is every man and woman for themselves. But some adapt better than others to survival on Fortune City’s zombie infested strip. Spurned on by the paternal instinct to protect his daughter, Chuck Greene is one such man. Spurned on by the paternal instinct to protect his daughter, Chuck Greene is one such man.
Based on the setting of Fortune City in which the game takes place, this special edition features a high-end Fortune City Poker Set, unique 'Psycho' costume and skills DLC, a Fortune City Visitor Map and a chance at owning a 6â€™ tall zombie replica! Check out the full list of items below.
The Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition is available for pre-order NOW, only at the Capcom Online Store. Supplies are limited so fans should secure their set today to have it delivered on the day of the game's release.
The Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition Includes:
- Dead Rising 2 Game (Xbox 360 or PS3)
- Poker set in a black high-impact case sporting the Fortune City logo and including:
- 100 poker chips- 4 different colors featuring the Fortune City logo
- 2 decks of "blood-stained" custom playing cards featuring character art
- 5 green dice
- 1 "blood-stained" dealer chip
- Fortune City Visitor Map featuring the game map and ads for Fortune City locations and attractions
- Terror is Reality XVII admission ticket with redemption code for the unique Psycho costume and skills downloadable content
- One Dead Rising 2 High Stakes Edition will contain the â€˜Goldenâ€™ Terror Is Reality XVII admission ticket, which is redeemable for Burt the Zombie, a 6â€™ Dead Rising 2 zombie replica
Dead Rising 2 builds on the combat system of Dead Rising where anything picked up is a potential weapon, by considerably increasing the number of items Chuck will find in Fortune City’s casinos, bars and shops. Just like the original, Chuck will be able to make use of items that range from ‘traditional’ weapons like guns and swords to the more improvised such as roulette wheels, croupier sticks, wheelchairs, stuffed marlins and more! But Dead Rising 2 takes combat one stage further with a set of truly unique weapons including the paddle-saw (two chain-saws attached to either end of a canoe paddle) and the self-explanatory drill bucket.
Like millions of Americans, Chuck is gripped by the TV sensation that is Terror is Reality. Hosted by the flamboyant Tyrone King and ably assisted by his two glamorous co-hosts, Terror is Reality pits ordinary members of the public against an arena full of zombies with a simple challenge – kill more zombies than your opponents and stay alive. The lucky winner will collect big money and the chance to come back and secure even greater prizes.
Like a modern day gladiatorial contest, those lucky enough to get a grandstand seat urge the contestants to spill more zombie blood, with over the top takedowns greeted by rapturous applause and the promise of slow motion replays on the arena’s jumbotron. So, what is it that has forced Chuck to risk his life, is he trying to recapture the fame of his motocross days, does he have a reason to hate zombies, or is it simply the lure of big money?
Dead Rising 2 allows players to experience the carnage of Terror is Reality with a series of multiplayer challenges for up to four players via online play. Whether you're jumping into giant hamster balls and mowing down the undead; seeing who can place the most drill buckets on zombies’ heads, or taking to the arena on a motorbike with chainsaws for handlebars, the challenges will feature exactly the kind of over-the-top action and humor that Dead Rising is known for. Adding to the competitive nature of these events is the ability to prevent your opponents from scoring, ensuring fierce rivalries as competitors fight dirty to claim victory.
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