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The computer case is a weapon in Dead Rising 2 and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record.

It can be combined with a flashlight to create the Hacker.


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  • Main: Tap X button/Square button to swing the computer case.

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  • Combo: Quickly tap X button/Square button again to perform a second swing.

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  • Combo 2: On the third consecutive tap, Chuck will use the computer case like a ram, charging ahead.



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    The default case color is red. In the PC game file items.txt, there are three other computer case colors:[1]

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AlternateTextureName0 = "data/models/weapons/computercase_ylw"

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AlternateTextureName1 = "data/models/weapons/computercase_grey"

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AlternateTextureName2 = "data/models/weapons/computercase_green"

  • The cash register has the same game controller combination and attack animation as the computer case. The battery and amplifier have the same attack animation.



  1. For example, in the PC file yucatan_casino.txt (Yucatan Casino) is the alternate skin:
    cItemPlacement ComputerCase
     IsStatic = ""
     ItemName = "ComputerCase"
     Location = "299.614,0.068,-247.868"
     PropState = "-2"
     Rotation = "-0.001,-0.476,0.000,0.879"
     TextureSubType = "2"