Dead rising Newspaper
Type Melee
Uses 10
Strength Joke
Location See article
Fits in Inventory Yes

The newspaper is a weapon in Dead Rising 2, Dead Rising 2: Case Zero, and Dead Rising 2: Off the Record. It is a roll of newspaper that can be used as a crude baton. They can be obtained by breaking newspaper boxes.

It can be combined with a bottle of whiskey to create the Molotov combo weapon.


Dead rising newspaper main
  • Main: Tap X/Square to swing the newspaper from right to left in a downward motion.


Case ZeroEdit

Dead Rising 2Edit


Newspapers in Dead Rising gamesEdit

Willamette park journal
Willamette park journal in resident evil

Willamette Park Journal in Resident Evil 5

  • In the Dead Rising 2 main menu screen, it was discovered through modding that there is a newspaper called the "Willamette Park Journal". The newspaper is seen in Resident Evil 5.[1]



  1. Willamette Park Journal, Google
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