Dead Island: Trailer

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A controversial YouTube trailer for zombie game Dead Island has gone viral, thanks to its rewound horror-flick storyline and the current craze for zombies.

The film, by Axis Animation, based in Glasgow, UK, has garnered thousands of 'likes' on the Dead Island Facebook page and over a million hits on YouTube. Meanwhile, others are debating whether depicting the death of a young girl on vacation with her parents is a step too far in terms of bad taste.

The game itself, developed by Polish firm Techland and published by Deep Silver, is set on a tropical island where zombies lurk round every corner.

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