have one of those days where you wake up and just
feel dead? That happens every weekday for me man.
Monday to Friday. Living is such a waste of time dudes,
especially if your living hours are wasted working,
Hip Games announced that they have signed horror icon
Tom Savini to appear in the previously unnamed "City
of the Dead" video game. Developed by Kuju Entertainment
and set in the George A. Romero universe, "City
of the Dead" will be released on the PlayStation
2, the Xbox and PC CD-ROM in spring 2006.
Savini, star of "From Dusk Till Dawn" and
a noted horror makeup artist, is cast in a pivotal
role in "City of the Dead." Savini will
bring his instantly recognizable voice and likeness
to William "Red" McLean, a battle-worn ex-law
enforcement officer who is a survivor to the core.
Savinis character will initially provide fire
support in the game then be playable, allowing gamers
to experience the game through the eyes of "Red."
are incredibly pleased that Mr. Savini has agreed
to lend his talent to our upcoming release, 'City
of the Dead,'" said Arindra Singh, President
& Chief Executive Officer of Hip Interactive Corp.
"His legendary make-up artistry and theatrical
roles have securely embedded him in the Romero Universe.
We are honored to have him on board!"
feel like an assassin. I load up my car with my essentials
and go off to strange places and kill people, and
in movies," said Tom Savini from
his Pittsburgh home. "It makes sense for me now
to do it in a new strange place....a video game. My
first video game and a whole new arena to fulfill
my reputation, my legend, as the king of splatter
in the bloodiest gore fest in gaming
of the Dead" begins as four desperate survivors
escape a ravaged zombie infested city by helicopter.
After making it to the remote island of Isla Mortal,
an accident destroys their only means of escape. Unbeknown
to them the island is home to a top secret military
installation, overrun by the walking dead. Armed with
an arsenal of traditional and futuristic weaponry,
players must battle the living dead from dusk 'till
dawn in series of abandoned locales. With split-screen
co-op missions, party mode, and four-player online
feature, "City of the Dead" also promises
a range of multiplayer features that allow gamers
to play as human or zombie.