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This week in games: Duke Nukem lives, Doom runs inside Doom, and more

Hayden Dingman | July 21, 2015
Duke Nukem, Doom--what year is it, anyway?

It's quite a gimmick.

The island is dead

Dead Island 2 's looking just a bit deader this week, with developer Yager leaving/being forced off the Deep Silver-owned project. Deep Silver's statement:

"With Dead Island 2, Deep Silver has always been dedicated to delivering the sequel that Dead Island fans deserve. After careful consideration, today we announce the decision to part ways with development partner Yager."

Yager's Timo Ulmann later elaborated "Our team is made of the best creative minds and tech specialists, who all share a common identity. The team worked with enthusiasm to take Dead Island 2 to a new level of quality. However, Yager and Deep Silver's respective visions of the project fell out of alignment, which led to the decision that has been made."

Regardless of what went on behind the scenes, Deep Silver says the project is still alive. Somewhere. Though this is now the second developer to leave Dead Island (after original creators Techland left to make Dying Light) and the third developer Deep Silver has split from in short order (factoring in problems with Crytek regarding Homefront: The Revolution).

Just Cause 3

If you'd like to blow up the statue, turn to page 28. If you'd like to blow up the oil tanker, turn to page 57. If you'd like Rico to meet "The Reapaz," turn to page 75.

We put Doom in your Doom

Get Xzibit in here. After running Doom on everything from an ATM to a printer, the community has finally accomplished something magnificent: Doom running inside Doom. (Via GameSpot.)


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