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The next entry in the free-roaming city/crime sandbox game Yakuza series, called Yakuza: Of the End, will plop you into the middle of a city full of zombies. Great news, or greatest news? (1up)
Makeup artist Paul Jones talks about his work on Resident Evil: Afterlife. It’s part two of a longer interview; I linked to part one of the Paul Jones interview a while ago. (Fangoria)
Looks like Dead Rising star Frank West will be in Dead Rising 2 — as DLC. It’ll be called Dead Rising 2: Case West. (FEARnet)
Some guy named Andy Fickman is directing an in-development movie called Boy Scouts vs. Zombies. His previous work includes Race to Witch Mountain and apparently he’s working on a remake of I Walked with a Zombie. I don’t know how to feel about this. (Bloody Disgusting)
In other WTF? news, MTV is developing a mockumentary style comedy/horror show called Death Valley, about cops who fight off zombies, vampires and other monsters. Is there any chance this could be good? (Dread Central)
London’s GoreZone Film Festival, on October 2 and 3, will have two zombie movies (Prometheus Rising and The Devil’s Playground) among its thirteen features. (Dread Central)
In LA? Want to see zombie/vampire madness movie The Dead Matter on a giant boat this weekend? man, are you in luck! It’s getting its LA premiere at 7 p.m. Saturday on the Queen Mary. Tickets are $7. (Dread Central)