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Zombies that demand respect.
An evocative open world that invites exploration.
A combat system that requires thought.
Multiplayer combat isnít as smooth as single player.
Too many fetch quests.
A game this good deserves a decent story and characters.
Buggier than a decomposing zombies stomach cavity.
By Computeractive on November 06, 2011
Dead Island feels more than a little rough around the edges...
By Dev Hardware on October 07, 2011
TOOLS YOU CAN USE advertisementThe highly-anticipated release of the newest zombie game had a lot of people on the fence. In a world where zombie games have been the genesis of the RPG movement, they now clutter the playing field. Dead Island, I’m...
By NowGamer on October 06, 2011
Dead Island manages to blend pieces of other titles into an overall better whole, but is marred by presentation issues and the odd bug. However, overcoming the horrific launch has left a half-decent action title that only just outstays its...
By GameZone on September 19, 2011
Looking beyond that, Dead Island is still a fun play. Dead Island strands you on a “small” vacation island off the coast of Papua New Guinea during the midst of a zombie outbreak. Though labeled “small”, the island is actually...
By PC Gamer on September 19, 2011
A sluggish interface, weak guns and a few dull sewers can’t slow this game down. Dead Island is huge, bloody and...
By FiringSquad on September 15, 2011
This cinematic trailer was the first glimpse most people had of Techlands new first-person zombie beat-em-up, which takes place on a tropical resort in the heart of Papua New Guinea, just north of Australia. Its beautiful and...
By PC Mag on September 15, 2011
Dead Island serves up some choice zombie-thrashing thrills in a gorgeous environment, but a weak story, tedious fetch quests, pacing issues, and some multiplayer issues keep it from greatness....
By Tech2 on September 14, 2011
Sun, sand, beautiful women, late night parties and tons of alcohol are some of the things you’d associate with an awesome holiday. Now imagine zombies crashed in on that party, uninvited, eating pretty much everyone around you, beautiful girls...
By Atomic MPC on September 14, 2011
Great for zombie fans, but we’re glad to walk away from this...
By HardwareHeaven on September 13, 2011
At its core Dead Island is a mixture of hack and slash gameplay mixed with a number of RPG-ish elements. We play as one of four selectable characters who each have their own back story but essentially we wake up on a holiday island with the place in...
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