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Sumo Digital takes over Dead Island 2 development
UK studio Sumo Digital has been handed the task of developing Deep Silver’s Dead Island 2.
The horror shooter was first announced at E3 2014 during PlayStation’s press conference, and was being created by Spec Ops: The Line creators Yager.
However, publisher Deep Silver terminated its relationship with the studio in July 2015 because it ‘wanted to make no compromises’ with the franchise.
Yager has since filed for insolvency.
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The studio is perhaps best known for their work bringing first person shooters to mobile, in both the Shadowgun games as well as their zombie shooter franchise Dead Trigger.