DayZ devblog features shipwreck screenshots and PAX East panel video

A new devblog from the creators of DayZ, a standalone game based on the Arma 2 mod, features screenshots of a shipwreck, the latest building created for the game, and the team's video blog from PAX East. "This shipwreck has a vast amount of enter-able space inside and we haven't decided exactly where it is going to be placed on Chernarus yet either so some of the pictures are taken from our test map which is bland/featureless and which we use for testing new buildings," writes production assistant, Matt Lightfoot. The hour and a half long video blog features the Day Z panel at PAX East and footage of Day Z mod creator Dean "Rocket" Hall discussing details of the game with fans after the event. Another video blog from the Game Developers Conference will be released in upcoming blog...

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DayZ-inspired Arma 2 mod created as a prequel to Bohemia's standalone title

International nonprofit PC gaming group the GamersPlatoon Organization has developed a new Arma2 mod that aims to be a prequel to Bohemia Interactive's upcoming standalone zombie survival title DayZ. DayZ: Origins is an independent project "inspired and based on" Bohemia's mod-turned-game. The mod takes places on an adapted version of DayZ's Taviana community map and features new locations. These includes the isolated Salvation Island, populated by wealthy refugees who have built a walled community protected by hired mercenaries. Players who get into Salvation Island will gain access to "their finest weaponry and supplies" for use out in the mod's open-world. The mod also includes a mysterious character called "Patient Zero," a mutant super zombie that GamersPlatoon insinuates could...

Arma 2 Releases
North America
  • Windows
    • Released 07/07/2009
    • Publisher Got Game Entertainment
    • Developer Bohemia Interactive
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