IGN Review: Dead Island

Dead Island is Fallout 3 with zombies. Plenty of people are going to compare it to Dead Rising (as you can create weapons) and Left 4 Dead (as the action is first-person and good for four players online), but when I finally got past the game's obtuse opening and less than stellar cutscenes, I found a world rife with quests, interesting environments, and a character progression system that had me begging for more hours in the day. In short, Dead Island's a rough around the edges role-playing game, and I dug it.

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NukaCola2629d ago

All the reviewers are now flesh eating zombies...

ATi_Elite2627d ago

No reviews until after the release date.......cuz the game is average

NukaCola2627d ago

um....this is odd. the article used to read "Where are the Dead Island Reviews?"

ATi_Elite2627d ago

No reviews until after the release date.......cuz the game is average.

ATi_Elite2627d ago

Yeh they totally changed the friggin Title!

iamnsuperman2629d ago (Edited 2629d ago )

Gametrailers said theirs is coming sometime next week

xtremexx2628d ago (Edited 2628d ago )

lol and so it the game, normally they are released way earlier

-Alpha2628d ago (Edited 2628d ago )

Really want to pick this up but need to be very wise with my spendings this year. The Q4 2011 madness starts September 6th

Blacktric2627d ago (Edited 2627d ago )

I'd say wait. I mean there are tons of games coming out in September let alone October and November. If you're not dying to play it, just wait for a price drop. Not to mention PS3 footage of the game (full walkthrough can be found on YouTube) looks very disappointing in comparison to 360 footage.

Cpt_kitten2628d ago

im gonna pass on this only because its another zombie game and zombies in general are way over done and dull at this point

DarkBlood2628d ago

so are fps games as well

Cpt_kitten2628d ago

true which is why i normally dont play those unless ive liked the series, even then i dont play much

JellyJelly2628d ago

How very avantgarde of you.

jony_dols2628d ago (Edited 2628d ago )

It's not that I find zombie games dull,
it's more like I think that Techland are average developers.

Average developers make average games.

(Hell even the amazing Dead Island CG trailer released earlier in the year, was outsourced to a 3rd party company, Deep Silver in Scotland)

peowpeow2627d ago

So you'd never give the dev a chance no matter how amazing a future game could be? You're not narrow minded at all.

This game looks quite good, and co-op should be a blast

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ChrisW2627d ago

First it's, "I'm sick of killing Nazis." Now it's, "I'm sick of killing zombies."

Look... deal with it! Because if enough you complain about being sick of killing *whatever*, we'll end up with rabid chipmunks to kill... and then you'll eventually be sick of that, too.

Rampaged Death2628d ago

There review is up already. Who approved this old news ??

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