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GF Rating
7.0

8336 ratings

Critic & User Reviews

GF Rating
7

Good

dead island

posted by savorysthaname (GUTHRIE, OK) Oct 1, 2011

Member since Oct 2011

alot of zombies... just way too much on ur plate at once... theres still some bugs.. like talking to james... maybe theyll patch that... im more of a fps person neways.. good game tho more rpgish than i thought it was goin to b.. i got to like 10% and sent it back... different strokes for different folks tho.. all in all its good i just like gettin to the point.

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GF Rating
6

Above Average

Average at best, Left 4 Dead's Ugly Sister

posted by beantown85 (BROCKTON, MA) Sep 29, 2011

Member since Jun 2009

It's not a great game, regardless of what the over-hype tells you. It's an average game that is fun for a little while, and then it gets very old and very repetitive. I thought it would have more excitement, but you will find yourself skipping through the lame story just to get to the zombie killing, and even then it's bland at best.

Honestly I think the left 4 dead series is better than this game. At least in that game there is more shooting. In dead island you have to choose among 4 players who have their own specialty and their own background story which isn't even that entertaining. Usually I wouldn't be so picky, but this is not a great game.

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GF Rating
7

Good

Not so perfect vacation.

posted by Besarius (SAGINAW, MI) Sep 29, 2011

Member since Sep 2011

For those who are interested in renting Dead Island, you should know a few things. There are a few bugs most won't ruin your game and are hardly noticeable; most of the first day release bugs were fixed with the patch. Now with that out of the way for game play review; unlike most games you'll have to repair,upgrade as well as create unique weapons by scavenging for them or by find needed material for them which to me honestly makes the game stand out. Fighting is a bit difficult at some times due to the over whelming number of enemies that can (and will) come at you from different angles. Story line - Its like most Zombie survival games, you're the only one immune to the virus and is attempting to escape nothing special honestly. Main focus of the game is team work which is why there is 4 player co-op allowing either you and 3 buddies (Online or Lan) to kill infected, complete quests and roam the giant island of Banoi. Only problem is you will sometimes freeze, get D/Ced from others games and get stuck outside the map(very rare occasion).The game itself is pretty long and decent giving it a 7/10 atleast.

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