Photojournalist Frank West makes his triumphant return as the original Dead Rising hits the Steam platform. The game, popular for its dynamic environments and day-night system, brings zombie wave after wave at the Willamette Mall. The title releases to Steam on September 13; players can pre-order it on the Steam page, here.

On a side note, the game will be coming out with its triple pack on the PlayStation 4, same launch date. At $20 for PC, this is the kind of rig you’ll want to have:


  • OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, Windows 10
  • Processor: Intel® Core™ 2 Duo 2.4 Ghz or better, AMD Athlon™ X2 2.8 Ghz or better
  • Memory: 2 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® 550TI/ AMD 6770
  • DirectX: Version 11


  •  OS: Windows 7, Windows 8, 10
  • Processor: Intel® Core i5 family or AMD equivalent   
  • Memory: 8 GB RAM
  • Graphics: NVIDIA® GeForce® GTX 560 or better / AMD 7790 or better
  • DirectX: Version 11

UPDATE: Upon further investigation, Dead Rising appears to have gotten a remastered treatment that will be out on all modern platforms: PlayStation 4, Xbox One, and PC. The release remains September 13 for all platforms, and will set players back $20.