Several years have passed since the Wilamette incident, and while FrankWest was able to save America from a zombie apocalypse, the cause ofzombification was not completely contained. This led to continuedzombie outbreaks throughout the United States.
Dead Rising 2 shifts the action from the everyday world of mid-WestAmerica to the glitz and glamour of Fortune City, America’s latest andgreatest entertainment playground. People flock to Fortune City fromaround the globe to escape from reality and the chance to win big.
The game sees the introduction of former national Motocross champion,Chuck Greene, as the main protagonist. Before he hit the big time witha team and sponsorship behind him Chuck was forced to repair his ownbikes, leaving him incredibly resourceful; a real handyman. A singlefather, Chuck dotes on his daughter Katey who, since the loss of hermother, he will do anything for.
With hundreds of zombies on screen at any one time, the original DeadRising forced gamers to turn the everyday objects they found in theMall into improvised weapons capable of fending off attacks. DeadRising 2 promises to increase the carnage with even more zombies intenton feasting on human flesh and countless new objects with which Chuckcan make the undead dead.