Dead Rising 4 takes place sixteen years after the events of Dead Rising. The Willamette Memorial Megaplex mall and surrounding town are overrun with deadly predators. Retired photojournalist Frank West returns to uncover the government conspiracy behind the outbreak. He discovers that a clandestine military operation, a former student gone rogue, and a cunning new breed of zombie are all racing for the same evidence. Frank must get to the truth first… or die trying.