Rely on Horror: Zombies are not going anywhere. Now that we’ve got that out of the way, let’s talk about Techland’s second entry in their zombie island resort series Dead Island. Dead Island Riptide is not a sequel by traditional means and publisher Deep Silver has made this fact abundantly clear. Techland may be reserving true sequel status for a game that completely revamps the game’s engine and features. Riptide is, for the most part, more of what the first game was but with some much needed tweaks and adjustments. It may not be a groundbreaking follow up to a game that I found marred with problems–and potential– but it thankfully gets the job done.