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Old 03-26-2019, 07:24 AM   #1
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Love, loss, regret and brotherhood are at the heart of Days Gone


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Over the past couple of years, we’ve talked a little about who Deacon St. John is and why we care about his story.

It’s a story about loss and regret. In the 2016 launch trailer Deacon remembers his wife Sarah, the only woman he would ever love. Then, earlier this year, in the “Wedding” trailer we see that Deacon won’t let go of the past and will risk his life even for a worn photo of his wife.

It’s a story about brotherhood. In 2016, the launch trailer shows Deacon’s friend Boozer is by his side as they fight to survive a dangerous world. In the “Wedding” trailer we see how far back their friendship goes as Boozer was the only person to attend.

It’s a story about fighting for survival. This is the Days Gone story everyone is probably most familiar with. The launch trailer had image after image of the devastated world. The 2016 Horde demo showed Deacon fighting to survive against overwhelming odds. The 2017 demos showed the overwhelming dangers of the open world. The “Wedding” trailer showed who Deacon was before the world ended, and the man he’s become in order to survive the now harsh and brutal world. Almost every demo since launch has emphasized that everything in the world is trying to kill you. Freakers, infected animals, marauders, Rippers, Hordes. The world comes for you.

And these are all important storylines in Days Gone. Deacon’s feelings of loss and regret are explored in a storyline called “I Remember,” where, through playable flashbacks, we learn about Deacon and Sarah’s relationship. The bond and brotherhood he feels for his friend Boozer are explored in a storyline called “He’s My Brother.” Another half dozen storylines explore the brutality of the world and Deacon’s role in it as bounty hunter and mercenary.

But the overarching story in Days Gone offers so much more.

In the new Days Gone story trailer you’ll see that the above storylines about Sarah, Boozer and Deacon’s fight for survival are still front and center. But, while trying to avoid spoilers, we wanted to draw back the curtain to reveal some of the other themes and storylines that define who Deacon St. John is.
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Old 03-26-2019, 07:24 AM   #2
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Old 03-26-2019, 08:58 AM   #3
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Feels like they had to dig too deep to explain things here.

If it wasn't evident enough already their marketing (and eventual storytelling) failed.
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Old 03-27-2019, 02:44 AM   #4
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I'm pretty sure it's going to be shit.
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Old 03-27-2019, 04:53 AM   #5
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I like the story setup - kinda generic, but that makes it all the more relatable. What worries me is the game itself. I can't forget the super-scripted first gameplay reveal, and even in this trailer, the zombies are the wakest part...
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Why do they always show, or have to have, douche bags with their hats on backwards?
Didn't that go out of style in the late 90's? so bad.
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