Dying Light, the first-person parkour-zombie survival game by Techland, is set to grace our consoles (and PC) on January 27. This news comes as a surprise, considering the last we heard was that there was a delay until some time in February 2015.
Dying Light is differentiating itself from other zombie games, especially Techlandsâ€™ own Dead Island franchise, by introducing a Natural Movement system.The Natural Movement system was created in house by Techland to mimic the movements of parkour, while being chased by zombies of course. Thus, allowing the player the ability to traverse various obstacles to aid in their survival. Having played the game at E3, itâ€™s safe to say that they have seemingly nailed that aspect of the game. It had me reliving my days of playing Mirrorâ€™s Edge, but with better combat.
Weâ€™ve covered the game quite extensively with previews and interviews, so you can check those out below.
Take a peek at the Natural Movements Dev Diary where the devs explain all about the importance and the implementation of Natural Movement.
Dying Light is being developed by Techland, published by WB Interactive (NA), will be released Jan. 27, 2015 on PS3, PS4, Xbox 360, Xbox One and PC.