Dead Island dev reveals next-gen open-world game Dying Light

[UPDATE] Warner Bros. to publish survival horror game from Techland; boasts day-night cycle, open world; launching in 2014 for Xbox One, PS4, Xbox 360, PS3, and PC; won't come to Wii U.

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[UPDATE] Following the publication of this story, Warner Bros. confirmed that Dying Light is not in development for the Wii U.

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Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment today announced Dying Light, an open-world first-person survival horror game from Dead Island and Call of Juarez developer Techland.

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The game will launch in 2014 for next-generation platforms like the Xbox One and PlayStation 4, current-generation systems including the Xbox 360 and PlayStation 3, as well as the PC.

No mention was made of a Wii U release, and a Warner Bros. representative could not be reached for comment.

Dying Light features a full day-night cycle. In the day, players will explore an urban environment beset by "a vicious outbreak." Gamers must scavenge the world for supplies and weapons to defend themselves from the infected.

When day turns to night, "the hunter becomes the hunted," Warner Bros. said. The infected will become aggressive during the evening, and certain predators will appear only after sundown.

"The next-gen technology allows us to create a truly dynamic open world that features a game-changing day-night cycle," said Techland CEO Paweł Marchewka in a statement. "Inventive free-running mechanics also allow for nearly unrestricted exploration and weapon crafting to further enhance the action survival experience."

Techland shipped Dead Island: Riptide last month and released the downloadable game Call of Juarez: Gunslinger a few weeks ago. The Polish developer is also working on a current-generation cooperative hack-and-slash game called Hellraid.

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