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Dead Island: Riptide (2013) Game Information

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Dead Island: Riptide (2013)
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Overall Rank:

3568

Avg. Rating:

3.00/5

# of Ratings:

1

US Release Date:

04/23/2013

Platform:

PC

ESRB Rating:

M
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Multiplayer:

Online

Developer:

Techland

Publisher:

Deep Silver

Genres:

Action (First-Person Shooter, Survival Horror)

Synopsis:

They thought they had survived the horrors - they thought they were safe... they were dead wrong. Rescued from the zombie-infested island of Banoi, and now aboard a military ship, survivors Xian Mei, Sam B, Logan Carter, and Purna think they are headed home but a rogue storm carries the virus to the crew - and soon a new the ship is beached, and the horror begins again. The open-world survival horror RPG returns with new and returning characters, new vehicles and weapons, weather conditions and four-player online support.

Also Available On:

PlayStation 3, Xbox 360

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10/24/2017 (1 of 1 found this helpful)

Stunted Offshoot for Zombie Fans Only

I'm unsure why I never got around to reviewing this the first time, but I'll give a briefer summary instead of the true full review treatment since it's been awhile since I finished this one.

Dead Island was a fun romp, full of b-movie, zombie killing fun that, despite its short-comings, was a pretty good zombie killing sandbox experience. It also had that killer trailer (that ultimately became more well-known than the game itself and had, in the end, little to do with actual gameplay). It's no surprise that Deep Silver and Techland came up with a sequel, but it's too bad they didn't learn from their mistakes and made essentially a carbon copy of the original with a few different settings but no real improvements and more glaring issues.

The game picks up where the original left off...

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