Dead Rising 2 is official. After a viral video that appeared to be Dead Rising 2 related (see below), we get an official confirmation from Capcom. The game takes place several years after the first one in a Vegas like setting know as Fortune City. The virus is spreading throughout the United States, unable to be contained after the dreaded events in Williamette, Colorado. Capcom promises more details in the near future.
THE DEAD WALK AGAIN AS CAPCOM CONFIRMS DEAD RISING 2 Sequel to 1.5 million-plus seller announced for multiple gaming platforms London – February 9, 2009 – Capcom®, a leading worldwide developer and publisher of video games, today confirmed that Dead Rising™ 2 is in development for three different gaming platforms: the Xbox 360™ video game and entertainment system from Microsoft and Sony Computer Entertainment’s PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3™) and the PC. The sequel to the 1.5 million-plus selling Dead Rising™, 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.