Photojournalist Frank West makes his triumphant return to the Dead Rising franchise and he’s bringing his armory of hilarious combo weapons with him. Frank will be running around Fortune City in a new story filled with crazy missions. In addition to the technical improvements that will enhance gamer’s zombie capturing camera work, new items and vehicles have been thrown into the mix. If the trailer is any indication to the fun and outright insanity in the game then zombie outbreaks have never looked this wacky and terrifying. Dead Rising 2: Off the Record will be invading PS3, XBOX 360, and Uranus Zone on October 31st, 2011.
“Dead Rising® 2: Off the Record, sees photojournalist and original hero of Dead Rising’s Willamette incident, Frank West take center stage as players experience a reimagining of the Fortune City outbreak. Forget what you know about Dead Rising® 2,”Frank West is back in the game!” The new, “Off the Record” storyline means an all new Dead Rising 2 experience. Frank will face off against more twisted enemies, build more outrageous combo weapons, follow his own unique mission structure and explore brand new areas of Fortune City to get his biggest scoop yet. Frank’s come back means the return of his trusty camera, with players able to earn Prestige Points (PP) for specific photo opportunities that are graded against criteria such as horror, drama, erotica and brutality. In addition to the new scenario and gameplay enhancements, Dead Rising 2: Off the Record offers a suite of technical updates including load time optimizations, improved network performance and a host of system upgrades to deliver a more satisfying Dead Rising® experience.”