Capcom are releasing an episodic movie that will be exclusively available on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace before anywhere else! Zombrex: Dead Rising Sun, has been created to celebrate the upcoming release of ‘Dead Rising 2′ the videogame and has been written and directed by Keiji Inafune, Capcomâ€™s global head of research and development.
Zombrex: Dead Rising Sun follows two brothers as they try to escape the zombie outbreak that has hit Japan and explores the darker side of human nature. Filmed entirely on location in Japan, Zombrex Dead Rising Sun, both pays homage to the zombie movies of the 1960s and â€˜70s and provides links with the videogame world of Dead Rising.
- Episode’s 1, 2 and 3 will be released today.
- Episode’s 4 and 5 on August 11th
- Episode’s 6 and 7 on August 18th
- Episode 8, the final part on August 25th
All eight episodes will be available to watch from the official website www.deadrisingsun.com one week after release on Xbox LIVE. Featuring an English voice over, the episodes will also be available as separate versions with French, Spanish and Italian subtitles.
Episode’s 1, 2 and 3 are expected around 16:00 GMT.
Dead Rising 2 will be released in the US on September 28th and in the EU on October 1st, 2010.