Dead Island: Riptide Gets 5th New Character, New Town Revealed

-Samer Farag

The new fifth character that can be played in Dead Island: Riptide, has had some details revealed. His name is John Morgan, a Navy cook who just so happens to be a master of hand-to-hand combat. 

Morgan gets caught up in Dead Island: Riptide when his Navy boat approaches the island of Palanai in the Banoi archipelago, where the newest game takes place. 

Also revealed by Deep Silver is the town of Henderson, which is one of new locations in the new game, which takes place on a new island torn apart by monsoons. 

The press release states that “Henderson is situated on the island of Palanai in the once beautiful Banoi archipelago. Palani caters to ultra-wealthy yacht owners and eco-tourists looking to stay nearby to the island’s untouched jungle. Palanai’s center is the luxurious town of Henderson that has grown into a Mediterranean-looking port town.” 

Dead Island: Riptide, will release on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360 on April 23, 2013