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Dying Light teaser shows impending doom in bright sunshine

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The makers of Dying Light may dismiss the link to Mirror’s Edge as lazy but, prior to the latest trailer, most the footage showed DICE-ean freerunning. The current trailer goes much more in for the doom-laden weapon sharpening and and preparing for war, none of that in Mirror’s Edge.

Despite the criticisms Dead Island received on release, and, admittedly, it’s expansions were naff, I had a great time decapitating zombies with homemade weapons on a tropical island. There’s a trace of that in Dying Light, at least, that I can see from the footage released so far.

This new trailer changes that tone but that’s no bad thing:

It will be a crying shame if no one shouts “Ooh, he’s had a leg off!” after that amputation by machete scene.

This is the game being more silly:

(Electric mace.)

Dying Light’s due out later this year.