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Days Gone: The Perfect Zombie Survival Game

What makes the upcoming post-zombie apocalyptic open-world game, Days Gone so special?

11 Oct 2017, 13:57 IST

Releasing their first intellectual property since Syphon Filter back in the 20th century, SIE Bend Studio is making a comeback into the gaming world with a new third-person action-adventure video game.

Releasing in 2018 for the PS4 and the PS4 Pro, the survival horror video game is already making rounds on the social media after the gameplay footage went viral few months back. In the news ever since, the gaming community is eagerly waiting for more light to be thrown upon the game, which on early impressions, checks all the boxes with the people were wanting from a Zombie Survival Game.

Sony Playstation Event At E3 Conference
Sony PlayStation Event At E3 Conference

To be published by Sony Entertainment, Days Gone faced even competition before the release up against the high norms set by the brand's own The Last of Us, which is termed as the Messiah of Survival games due to its gripping story-line and immersive graphical experience. Under development using the famed Unreal Engine 4, Days Gone would make the most use of the engines capabilities and the PlayStation's performance to stack up exciting new features for users.

Set in a post-apocalyptic open-world environment, Days Gone would boast a dynamic weather system which affects the gameplay severally, even making alterations to the behavior of the AIs. The game would revolve around the life of protagonist Deacon St. John, a former bounty hunter. The in-game protagonist would be voiced by award-winning actor and singer Sam Witwer, best known for his roles Smallville, Battlestar Galactica and the Star Wars.

Annual Gaming Industry Conference E3 Takes Place In Los Angeles
Days Gone would be a PlayStation exclusive

Sony paid major focus on the upcoming open-world game in it's recent E3 Conferences, which has undoubtedly created an early razzmatazz around the game's release. Stirring up emotions among the cult following of The Last of Us, Days Gone has paved its way into the hearts of the gaming world.

The focus would be on the game's release next year when gamers globally would be able to battle it out against the Freakers, the in-game zombie-like enemy creatures.

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