Gamers are excited about the new trailer for Dead Island. But what about gamers with children? And is this video reflective of the game, or just a excellent exercise in PR and manipulation? GamerPops' Greg Picken reacts to the Dead Island trailer.
whatever, it's just a video.
Yeah exactly... thirsty for page hits, are we?
No, just sharing my thoughts. And I like reading everyone's thoughts here, especially the ones that disagree.
I know right. It was a nice, deep, emotional video so lets just keep it like that.
I wish the press would give dead Iraqi Children from the war just 10% of the coverage as one dead clump of pixels on a video game trailer. Modern day press is corrupt and puts out very little in terms of truth or worth. Propaganda keeps on flowing....
I have a 4 year old daughter and it didn't bother me any. For those that don't know- it wasn't real! :/
Goooooood. stop it allready. CHildren can die too! its not like a zombie would stop in front of it and think: "hmm children no good food". COme on people! but i guess not everyone is mature enough to see that this is only a fictional story of a fictional world on a gaming plattform. I mean come on everyone should be strong enough to handle it, and if you cant no one will make you buy it. all this talking about how evil this is, makes an elephant out of a mise. its like the racism thing on RE5. How shocking it was that there are africans in africa!!! Who would have thought!
People already killed babys in dante's Inferno. Don't know what's the problem?
and in dead space 2. ugh, those suicide bomber babies!
very true. Its the killer babys we should be scared about =D not some stupid PR stuff!
"The emotional thread running backwards through this trailer is a young girl, on vacation with her family, who is attacked by zombies, changed into a zombie herself before turning on her father, and casted out of the hotel room window to die on the lawn." Maybe I'm just weird, but it was the entire family's struggle that was emotional imo. Not just the girl's death.
"Maybe I'm just weird, but it was the entire family's struggle that was emotional imo. Not just the girl's death." No you're not weird. You're right actually. If you watch the video in reverse it's pretty obvious to see that too. Honestly I'm tired of the "shielding" that our media does so hypocritically. Apparently children are immune to catastrophic events. If it's an adult, it's fine, but if a kid is affected, suddenly it's now horrible? Aren't zombies in general suppose to be terrifying and horrifying, NO MATTER who it happens to?
sigh...won't anyone think of the man that is on fire in the background? I mean...surely that hurts like a bitch. Plus now he's got glass raining down on him. Won't the senseless violence against the AWM cease?! ............................. ....(/s)
Go read Walking Dead and bitch to the creators of that after you're done, because if one dead kid just burns your burgers, oh man you're gonna HATE the Walking Dead. I don't, I love it I think it's fantastic. I'm not gonna spoil anything but kids die in it, sometimes in ways you wouldn't expect. Very disturbing....effed up ways. Fuck the Governor.
I do read Walking Dead (well, up to hardcover volume 4 so far), and yeah, I enjoy the book but it's rarely a happy read.
people need to stop taking things so serious... ITS A TRAILER/VIDEO GAME. The worse was when people were complaining about the African zombies in RE5.....so it wouldn't have been racist if it was a bunch of Chinese or Brazilian zombies? just cant believe people have the nerve to play the race card on something like fictional video games. sometimes.. i just hate people.
Maybe they'll be happy with this version of the video! LOL!!!
Why do people care this much? Also by talking about it they are giving it more attention, which in turn advertises the game.
"A child was killed in the making of this movie."?
Knight contract seems to have more killing children than this game..yet I don't see any controversy about it
If you want to bring up PR and manipulation look at the countries that go to war and get away with killing real children. This is just fictional, and the trailer is one of the best ever. Not because a child dies in it but because how it is directed and how well the music fits in.
Man,take a chill pill.Its just 3d.At least the girl fell and was in perfect condition,not like her head got squashed,or the eyes pop out,you know the gorey stuffs.Its just an effect of realism,if a zombie outbreak really occured,wouldnt there be children involved?If the scene was gory(did i spell it right)or brutal,yes i would be offended,but this trailer,nah.peace
This again? Jesus Christ!!! Get over it already, damn. I feel bad for the dev team because there is no way in hell will the game get this much attention, I actually think this trailer hurts the actual game. Ah well, they'll find that out I guess.
The actual game is going to have some very unrealistic expectations to live up to, that's for sure. Hopefully they can do it.
calm down, nobody died it's CG.
these people who writie these tripe articles need to get bent. Its a fucking video.
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