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Dead Island

MobyRank MobyScore
PlayStation 3
79
4.3
Windows
75
3.4
Xbox 360
74
3.9

User Reviews

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Our Users Say

Platform Votes Score
PlayStation 3 6 4.3
Windows 22 3.4
Xbox 360 5 3.9
Combined MobyScore 33 3.7


The Press Says

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100
WindowsGameGavel.com
Dead Island is an RPG that is made of hours upon heaping hours of brutal and addicting gameplay. It manages to take some of the best ideas of gaming in the last console generation, and cram them into one powerhouse title. While it’s something of a disappointment that the game didn’t try to take itself more seriously, and live up to it’s own hype… it’s still not enough of a failure to overshadow everything else it gets right.
90
PlayStation 3Calm Down Tom
Personally I loved the game, but like I said I didn’t read any of the hype about it so I don’t have built up expectations. I do have a feeling that your hardcore zombie fans might be a little disappointed after all the hype of the trailer, and the RPG element might not suit some people, but it’s definitely worth a play.
90
WindowsGamers Daily News
astounding. I have been playing close to 30 hours and I know I am not even close to half way through. I also know that when I beat it, I will just start with a different character and begin again.
90
WindowsGameSpy
Ultimately, this isn't just a great zombie game. It's a great open-world game, a great action game, a great RPG, and a great co-operative multiplayer game. Being a masterpiece with a unique appreciation for zombies is just gravy.
88
WindowsComputerGames.ro
Dead Island has plenty of reasons to be likeable: a satisfying duration, enough freedom and interactivity to create addiction and enough potential to become a classic. And although it isn’t what the elitists would call a mandatory title, I think it’s infectious enough for me to pull my friend's sleeve to buy the game too.
86
PlayStation 3Extreme Gamer
It's nice to see another RPG entry for this console generation. Its kept my love gaming alive ever since I played 'Legend of the Red Dr Techland doesn't disappoint here by hitting most of the points ne RPG and adding in some new ideas, like analog melee combat. I definitely suggest you take this one into consideration.
85
WindowsGameStar (Germany)
Dead Island ist hinter seiner Action-Fassade ein erstaunlich umfangreiches und tiefes Spiel. Auch wenn man’s natürlich simpel angehen und sich auf die Hauptstory sowie die Einkaufswaffen von den Händlern beschränken kann. Wer sich allerdings daran macht, Zeugs für Selbstbau-Waffen zu sammeln und den Zombies auch mal mit Molotov-Cocktails und anderen Helferlein auf den Pelz rückt, erlebt eine gehörige spielerische Bandbreite, die über lange Zeit motiviert.
85
PlayStation 3MMGN
Dead Island is an addictive whirlwind of action, blood and gore, set on a gorgeous tropical landscape packed to the brim with content and, most importantly, zombies. And boy do those zombies hate your guts! They are relentlessly sinister and aggressive, and the game does a fantastic job in keeping survival the number one core objective. Unfortunately, some pretty serious presentation issues hamper the game, and the melee system is hit-and-miss in the game’s opening acts. Those issues aside, Dead Island has too much going for it to be overly hampered by those concerns, and its addictive character progression and mission structure make it a holiday destination well worth saving up for.
85
WindowsSoftpedia
Techland has been widely criticized for their previous release, Call of Juarez: The Cartel, but Dead Island should go some way towards rebuilding their reputation. They have managed to deliver a game that is entertaining and filled with suspense while also implementing some of the best melee combat I have experienced in a game since the first Batman game. That much talked about first trailer for Dead Island promised a lot more drama and emotion and that's largely missing but the exploration of the island the ever escalating challenge of the combat compensates the lack of emphasis on the story. Dead Island can feel repetitive and too long at times but everyone who has been enthralled by Walking Dead on AMC or is eagerly awaiting World War Z should spent some money and get themselves a zombie experience that can easily occupy 50 hours of their entertainment time.
84
Xbox 360Xbox360Achievements
Dead Island surprised us by being a tightly crafted experience, full of interesting locales and intriguing missions. It can lose its way at times, but you will find yourself coming back for one more go time and time again, as crippling zombies and saving bikini clad females never gets dull. Losing yourself on Banoi will feel like the vacation from hell, but you’ll love it.
80
Xbox 360RPG Site
For all of its flaws, Dead Island succeeds at what it clearly set out to do: deliver a game with an exciting, if not downright hilarious co-operative multiplayer experience. The story was barely surmisable, the character animations were janky, and there were texture pop-ins aplenty, but there are enough key ingredients in the pot to keep gamers coming back for more, especially with Techland promising more DLC (after it fixes all the problems the game currently faces, of course). Plus, it's just so much damn fun breaking each and every single bone on a zombie's body before delivering a flying boot to its face off the nearest pier. With nearly 30 hours of solid gameplay to be had and a character progression system that adds plenty of replayability, Dead Island is a rough but amiable affair wrapped around a fascinating experience that is well worth your time. All it takes is the wearwithal to endure the game's many technical headaches until things can be smoothed over by the developers.
80
Xbox 360GamesCollection
Dead Island è un survival horror che attinge tanti elementi positivi da altri giochi di successo e crea un’esperienza interessante arricchita da una componente RPG che arricchisce un gameplay altrimenti abbastanza superficiale (dobbiamo uccidere degli zombie dopotutto, non risolvere complessi rompicapi!). Vale il detto che “chi copia, ammira” e Techland ha certamente riunito nel suo gioco tante buone idee, creando qualcosa che merita di essere provato. Sebbene rispetto allo spettacolare video d’annuncio, la qualità tecnica sia decisamente inferiore alle aspettative, dal punto di vista del gameplay mi sento di consigliarlo a tutti e se possibile di giocarlo con degli amici...sicuramente il divertimento aumenterà e riuscirete tranquillamente a chiudere un occhio su qualche difettuccio marginale!
80
Xbox 360Brutal Gamer
There’s a lot to like about Dead Island. The graphics and overall sound design (the zombies are especially well voiced/moaned) are great and the control certainly ain’t broke either. With a few tweaks here and there and maybe a tad more prep time, Dead Island could have been something truly special. As it is, it just has to settle for being a fun, scarey, action packed, and at times flawed, zombie romp. So kick back, raise a drink, and aim for the head- because I have a feeling we’ll be seeing more post-life vacationing in the future.
80
PlayStation 3PlayFrance
Tenant à la fois de Dead Rising pour ses armes improvisées, Left 4 Dead pour son multi coopératif, Oblivion pour ses nombreuses quêtes, et Resident Evil pour ses poussées d'adrénaline, Dead Island devrait séduire sans mal les fans de survival horror en mal de titres à se mettre sous la dent. Si certains pointeront à juste titre le peu d'originalité du titre de Techland, force est de constater que le plaisir de jeu est bel et bien présent une fois le pad en main, qui plus est lorsque quatre joueurs coopèrent en ligne. Bref, les amateurs de zombies n'ont aucune excuse pour manquer ce voyage atypique à Banoi, d'autant que les titres du genre ne sont pas légion ces temps-ci sur nos machines.
80
Xbox 360Xboxygen
Dead Island est une bonne surprise, mélangeant l’univers de massacre de zombies avec le RPG, tout en laissant la part belle à l’action. Malgré des défauts multi gênants, il arrive quand même à se hisser dans un haut niveau de fun de par sa collecte de bonnes idées à droite et à gauche, le faisant rivaliser sans prétention avec un Left 4 Dead 2 dans le trip zombie. Ceux qui ont adoré le concept de Borderlands pourront également sans hésitations tenir la causette aux petits vieux pas frais qui ont et qui continueront d’effrayer Mémé Huguette, ainsi que toute une génération de superstitieux et de gens facilement impressionnables par des créatures surnaturelles.
80
Xbox 360Armchair Empire, The
I thought the game fell apart in the final moments, which is unfortunate only because it clouds my memory of the opening where the vibe and horror clung to me like a wet Hawaiian shirt.
80
WindowsGame industry News (GiN)
I had a lot of fun playing Dead Island despite some of its flaws. There is no stupid timer to ruin your exploration like there is in Dead Rising, and the graphics here trump that game by a mile. Plus, the whole RPG "what would I really do here" angle is very compelling with Dead Island. There is a lot to see and do and strolling around trying to survive the zombie apocalypse is almost as much fun as completing actual quests. For those who love zombie killing games, and who really doesn't, this one is the cream of the crop.
80
WindowsSplitkick
Techland teased the world with their now famous trailer for Dead Island. Unfortunately, the end result never delivered the potential that the teaser hinted at. This disappointed many, including myself. Despite this, Dead Island is an ambitious project that provides a lot of what zombie fans like me were yearning for, albeit not delivered as smoothly as one would hope. There is an enormous amount of fun to be had in exploring and dispatching the undead without being forced through a contrived story, and therein lies the draw for many. I am definitely looking forward to the next chapter, and you should be too.
80
Xbox 360Jeuxvideo.com
Reprenant des idées à Dead Rising, Left for Dead ou bien encore Resident Evil, Dead Island se présentait de lui-même comme un melting-pot auréolé d'une ambiance bien kitchoune héritière de multiples films de séries B. Eh bien, c'est tout à fait ça même si ceci constitue indéniablement autant de points positifs. Ainsi, grâce à son atmosphère délectable, son système de jeu bien pensé et la possibilité d'y jouer en multi., le titre de Techland aura tôt fait de vous hypnotiser. Du moment que ça ne débouche pas sur une morsure, on aurait donc tort de s'en priver.
80
PlayStation 3Jeuxvideo.com
Reprenant des idées à Dead Rising, Left for Dead ou bien encore Resident Evil, Dead Island se présentait de lui-même comme un melting-pot auréolé d'une ambiance bien kitchoune héritière de multiples films de séries B. Eh bien, c'est tout à fait ça même si ceci constitue indéniablement autant de points positifs. Ainsi, grâce à son atmosphère délectable, son système de jeu bien pensé et la possibilité d'y jouer en multi., le titre de Techland aura tôt fait de vous hypnotiser. Du moment que ça ne débouche pas sur une morsure, on aurait donc tort de s'en priver.
80
WindowsJeuxvideo.com
Reprenant des idées à Dead Rising, Left for Dead ou bien encore Resident Evil, Dead Island se présentait de lui-même comme un melting-pot auréolé d'une ambiance bien kitchoune héritière de multiples films de séries B. Eh bien, c'est tout à fait ça même si ceci constitue indéniablement autant de points positifs. Ainsi, grâce à son atmosphère délectable, son système de jeu bien pensé et la possibilité d'y jouer en multi., le titre de Techland aura tôt fait de vous hypnotiser. Du moment que ça ne débouche pas sur une morsure, on aurait donc tort de s'en priver.
80
Xbox 360Gamereactor (Norway)
Er du hypp på noe litt utenom det vanlige, eller bare har lyst til å slå inn skallen på femten hundre hjernedøde monstre, kan jeg med hånden på hjertet anbefale Dead Island. En kunne selvfølgelig klage på litt lite variasjon, men der det mangler variasjon gjør det seg godt igjen med å gi deg en dose god gammeldags moro. Det er også et av de mest voldeligste spillene jeg har spilt på en stund, så hvis du er som meg og blir litt uvel av blod, da er det bare å ha bøtta klar.
80
WindowsGamereactor (Norway)
Er du hypp på noe litt utenom det vanlige, eller bare har lyst til å slå inn skallen på femten hundre hjernedøde monstre, kan jeg med hånden på hjertet anbefale Dead Island. En kunne selvfølgelig klage på litt lite variasjon, men der det mangler variasjon gjør det seg godt igjen med å gi deg en dose god gammeldags moro. Det er også et av de mest voldeligste spillene jeg har spilt på en stund, så hvis du er som meg og blir litt uvel av blod, da er det bare å ha bøtta klar.
80
PlayStation 3Gamereactor (Norway)
Er du hypp på noe litt utenom det vanlige, eller bare har lyst til å slå inn skallen på femten hundre hjernedøde monstre, kan jeg med hånden på hjertet anbefale Dead Island. En kunne selvfølgelig klage på litt lite variasjon, men der det mangler variasjon gjør det seg godt igjen med å gi deg en dose god gammeldags moro. Det er også et av de mest voldeligste spillene jeg har spilt på en stund, så hvis du er som meg og blir litt uvel av blod, da er det bare å ha bøtta klar.
80
Xbox 360Gamereactor (Denmark)
Dead Island er et rigtig solidt udspil. Indholdsmængden er også helt i top, og vil man klare alle sidemissioner, kan man snildt hive mere end 20 timers spilletid ud af det. Som sagt er de første par timer ret ensformige, på grænsen til det kedelige, men når først det rigtig er kommet i gang, er det svært at lægge fra sig. Takket være sin blanding af genrer fremstår det som alt andet end bare endnu et zombiespil i en endeløs række, og den glimrende co-op er bare flødeskum på toppen af kagen. Dead Island er et spil, du roligt kan smide dine penge efter.
80
WindowsGamereactor (Denmark)
Dead Island er et rigtig solidt udspil. Indholdsmængden er også helt i top, og vil man klare alle sidemissioner, kan man snildt hive mere end 20 timers spilletid ud af det. Som sagt er de første par timer ret ensformige, på grænsen til det kedelige, men når først det rigtig er kommet i gang, er det svært at lægge fra sig. Takket være sin blanding af genrer fremstår det som alt andet end bare endnu et zombiespil i en endeløs række, og den glimrende co-op er bare flødeskum på toppen af kagen. Dead Island er et spil, du roligt kan smide dine penge efter.
80
PlayStation 3Gamereactor (Denmark)
Dead Island er et rigtig solidt udspil. Indholdsmængden er også helt i top, og vil man klare alle sidemissioner, kan man snildt hive mere end 20 timers spilletid ud af det. Som sagt er de første par timer ret ensformige, på grænsen til det kedelige, men når først det rigtig er kommet i gang, er det svært at lægge fra sig. Takket være sin blanding af genrer fremstår det som alt andet end bare endnu et zombiespil i en endeløs række, og den glimrende co-op er bare flødeskum på toppen af kagen. Dead Island er et spil, du roligt kan smide dine penge efter.
80
Xbox 360The Escapist
Its rough edges will distract and annoy you, but Dead Island's quest-based zombie slay-a-thon is still loads of fun. There's tons to do, plenty of toys, and the chance to pick up and play with buddies is always appreciated.
80
WindowsCPU Gamer
Dead Island is absolutely a fun and very playable game and worth the money, even if it lacks the incredible detail and more serious challenge of Dead Rising 2. Dead Island may lack new ideas, but it makes up for it with simple playability, and often that’s all anyone wants in a game.
80
Xbox 360IGN
Dead Island probably won't win any game of the year awards. It's got visual bugs, the controls take a bit to feel normal, and the presentation in general isn't up to snuff. But the game gets a lot right. There is a huge world to explore, thousands of zombies to kill, and tons of side quests to take. Here on the other side of a 25-hour playthrough -- where I skipped a lot of side quests after Act 1 -- I'm anxious to get back into Dead Island, and despite the game's flaws, that's not something I say often.
80
PlayStation 3IGN
Dead Island probably won't win any game of the year awards. It's got visual bugs, the controls take a bit to feel normal, and the presentation in general isn't up to snuff. But the game gets a lot right. There is a huge world to explore, thousands of zombies to kill, and tons of side quests to take. Here on the other side of a 25-hour playthrough -- where I skipped a lot of side quests after Act 1 -- I'm anxious to get back into Dead Island, and despite the game's flaws, that's not something I say often.
80
WindowsIGN
Dead Island probably won't win any game of the year awards. It's got visual bugs, the controls take a bit to feel normal, and the presentation in general isn't up to snuff. But the game gets a lot right. There is a huge world to explore, thousands of zombies to kill, and tons of side quests to take. Here on the other side of a 25-hour playthrough -- where I skipped a lot of side quests after Act 1 -- I'm anxious to get back into Dead Island, and despite the game's flaws, that's not something I say often.
77
PlayStation 3Futuregamez.net
Dead Island could have been a brilliant title, and indeed we Techland have been patching the game to fix many issues, but I not a horrible mess, and we had quite a bit of fun, so we still recommend this to fans of zombie and melee combat games.
75
WindowsJeux Vidéo Network
Ouf, le jeu de Techland n’est pas un jeu de zombies de plus. Puisant ses idées ici ou là, Dead Island apparaît comme un titre immersif à la lisière de différents types de jeux entre le survival, le FPS, le RPG et le jeu à monde ouvert. Et si on aurait pu penser que le jeu s’écroulerait sous le poids de son ambition, il s’en sort avec les honneurs, aussi bien sur la forme que sur le fond.
75
PlayStation 3Jeux Vidéo Network
Ouf, le jeu de Techland n’est pas un jeu de zombies de plus. Puisant ses idées ici ou là, Dead Island apparaît comme un titre immersif à la lisière de différents types de jeux entre le survival, le FPS, le RPG et le jeu à monde ouvert. Et si on aurait pu penser que le jeu s’écroulerait sous le poids de son ambition, il s’en sort avec les honneurs, aussi bien sur la forme que sur le fond.
75
Xbox 360Jeux Vidéo Network
Ouf, le jeu de Techland n’est pas un jeu de zombies de plus. Puisant ses idées ici ou là, Dead Island apparaît comme un titre immersif à la lisière de différents types de jeux entre le survival, le FPS, le RPG et le jeu à monde ouvert. Et si on aurait pu penser que le jeu s’écroulerait sous le poids de son ambition, il s’en sort avec les honneurs, aussi bien sur la forme que sur le fond.
73
Xbox 360PC Gameplay (Benelux)
Het splatterfest in hell's paradise mag dan een leeggezogen spelgenre deels reanimeren, door zijn rottende fundering en ongeloofwaardige plot neigt het eerder naar een gefaalde B-film met cultallures.
73
WindowsPC Gameplay (Benelux)
Het splatterfest in hell's paradise mag dan een leeggezogen spelgenre deels reanimeren, door zijn rottende fundering en ongeloofwaardige plot neigt het eerder naar een gefaalde B-film met cultallures.
70
PlayStation 3Playstation Universe
In the end, it’s something that should really be applauded for its depth and ambition. Behind the scenes, the game seems to work remarkably well most of the time. There’s also plenty to do in it, so you’re definitely getting value for money if that’s a concern. Apparently, I played 20 hours into it on one playthrough with friends. It’s definitely not forne, even if it tries to be, but it is definitely a curiosity and a serviceable co-op game.
70
Xbox 360allaboutgames.co.uk
Dead Island is a interesting zombie RPG set in an interesting world with a tense and exciting atmosphere. It is let down by a number of issues, both technically and graphically, which is a shame because once you get into it, there is a great game here waiting to be discovered.
70
Xbox 360Gamereactor (Sweden)
I slutändan har jag ändå väldigt roligt med Dead Island, en trave brister till trots. Att gå in i en mörk och blodstänkt bungalow med halmtak, endast upplyst av en flimrande TV med havet skvalpande i bakgrunden medan man hör väsande andetag i närheten är en härlig känsla. Techland har gjort ett gott arbete med det grafiska och man kan nästan känna den ingrodda stanken av både zombies och charter genom skärmen. Skrämseleffekterna låter heller inte skämmas för sig liksom det massiva innehållet av saker att göra och utforska. Kort sagt är odött patrask som vanligt det bästa resesällskap man som gamer kan önska sig.
70
WindowsGamereactor (Sweden)
I slutändan har jag ändå väldigt roligt med Dead Island, en trave brister till trots. Att gå in i en mörk och blodstänkt bungalow med halmtak, endast upplyst av en flimrande TV med havet skvalpande i bakgrunden medan man hör väsande andetag i närheten är en härlig känsla. Techland har gjort ett gott arbete med det grafiska och man kan nästan känna den ingrodda stanken av både zombies och charter genom skärmen. Skrämseleffekterna låter heller inte skämmas för sig liksom det massiva innehållet av saker att göra och utforska. Kort sagt är odött patrask som vanligt det bästa resesällskap man som gamer kan önska sig.
70
PlayStation 3Gamereactor (Sweden)
I slutändan har jag ändå väldigt roligt med Dead Island, en trave brister till trots. Att gå in i en mörk och blodstänkt bungalow med halmtak, endast upplyst av en flimrande TV med havet skvalpande i bakgrunden medan man hör väsande andetag i närheten är en härlig känsla. Techland har gjort ett gott arbete med det grafiska och man kan nästan känna den ingrodda stanken av både zombies och charter genom skärmen. Skrämseleffekterna låter heller inte skämmas för sig liksom det massiva innehållet av saker att göra och utforska. Kort sagt är odött patrask som vanligt det bästa resesällskap man som gamer kan önska sig.
70
WindowsGameSpot
As a sandbox action role-playing game based on killing zombies with friends, Dead Island is a proposition rich with possibilities, and it exploits a good deal of them, if imperfectly. There's easily 20 hours of content in a single playthrough--much more if you're exploring the Polynesian paradise sandbox and messing around with trucks as much as you should be. If you don't step off the boat expecting a taut horror experience, a masterful gun game, or compelling characters, you'll have a bloody good time.
70
PlayStation 3GameSpot UK
As a sandbox action role-playing game based on killing zombies with friends, Dead Island is a proposition rich with possibilities, and it exploits a good deal of them, if imperfectly. There's easily 20 hours of content in a single playthrough--much more if you're exploring the Polynesian paradise sandbox and messing around with trucks as much as you should be. If you don't step off the boat expecting a taut horror experience, a masterful gun game, or compelling characters, you'll have a bloody good time.
70
Xbox 360GameSpot
As a sandbox action role-playing game based on killing zombies with friends, Dead Island is a proposition rich with possibilities, and it exploits a good deal of them, if imperfectly. There's easily 20 hours of content in a single playthrough--much more if you're exploring the Polynesian paradise sandbox and messing around with trucks as much as you should be. If you don't step off the boat expecting a taut horror experience, a masterful gun game, or compelling characters, you'll have a bloody good time.
68
WindowsActionTrip
Dead Island's saving grace is its open-world approach, cool custom weapons and fun coop. Nonetheless, Techland created a perfect foundation for a cool, RPG-flavored survival horror game, but forgot to polish it, in addition to providing a dull narrative. You'll probably keep coming back to the game for its online coop and generally rewarding gameplay that hurls you into a world of quests and hidden items. Other than that, this game is just an attempt to cash in on the old zombie-slicing routine. Quite frankly, so many other games deliver a far better experience and a less buggish one at that.
60
WindowsLegendra
Dead Island a tout de la série B hollywoodienne boostée à la testostérone et peut être haï pour tout ce que cela implique comme mauvais contenu. Cependant il arrive à arrondir les angles en proposant au joueur une bonne ambiance, un contenu important et une liberté effective dans des environnements, certes inégaux, mais globalement réussis. En outre, on regrette malheureusement la pauvreté qualitative des quêtes et leur aspect ô combien rébarbatif. Reste un gameplay plutôt fun et diversifié qui l’est encore plus en multi. Une semi-réussite pour Techland.
60
Xbox 360GamingLives
Dead Island is an 'ok' title. I don't think it deserves the trashing that some critics have given it, but it's definitely not worth the praise it's receiving from the other side of the fence either. You will get some enjoyment out of it and if you're flitting your way in and out of Banoi during the hectic holiday season, maybe it'll even shine for you. Just heed my warnings. Dead Island is a hangover waiting to happen, letting you soak up all the enjoyment you like in the early stages and then slowly starting to make you feel ill, allowing for doubt to set in as you ask yourself why you're even doing this. After you've passed through the numb stage, the hangover kicks in and no amount of painkillers will make it better. You're stuck with it now and you should have thought more carefully about all of this before you started. One for Alcoholics.
60
WindowsCheat Happens
Dead Island is like no other zombie game you've played, and that's both a good thing and a terrible thing. At its best, it's a zombified take on Fallout, but at its worst - it's a dated and uninspired action title with little to offer in the end. Regardless, if you're a fan of zombies or action games, you should at least check out Dead Island, even if it is disappointing.
60
WindowsThunderbolt Games
Its scale is highly ambitious but Dead Island’s population of living dead aren’t enough to compensate for its barren lack of variety and an increasingly tedious structure. There’s fun to be had with its brutal, measured combat, but it’s not enough to carry Island through the grind of laborious quests and a non-existent narrative. Proceed this apocalypse with caution.
60
Xbox 360Joystiq
There's so much content in Dead Island, it's a real shame the work wasn't done to take it from functional to fun. Some of it works: There's a beautiful world to explore here, some genuinely neat ideas and cool weapons. But the end product too closely mirrors its antagonists: Shambling forward, but only just.
60
Xbox 360Gameblog.fr
Certes moins inoubliable que la cinématique qui l'aura fait connaître, Dead Island se distingue des jeux d'action/horrifique grâce à une ambiance toute particulière. Si on regrettera une histoire anecdotique, des corps à corps parfois brouillon et une réalisation techniquement datée, n'oublions pas que l'île de Banoi dispose d'un charme macabre assez unique. La sensation de survie est ici bien réelle et le soleil éblouissant n'empêchera pas la peur de rôder. Les améliorations d'équipements et compétences, la durée de vie conséquente, le coop à tout moment contribuent enfin à faire de Dead Island un titre certes perfectible, mais disposant d'une vraie identité. Un bon défouloir estival dont l'originalité du cadre offre un supplément d'âme.
50
Xbox 360The Video Game Critic
Dead Island feels like a cookie-cutter effort, but the refreshing scenery and rampant violence makes it worthwhile.
50
WindowsIronhammers
Experiencing Dead Island ultimately feels more like flipping through an artist’s sketchbook than playing a full-fledged game. The numbers of damage and experience flying off of the zombies as you fight strand out like scribbled notes and eraser marks in the margins. It is a beautiful and expansive universe, but it is one that is incomplete.
40
WindowsAdrenaline Vault, The (AVault)
The graphics problems notwithstanding, I was having a good time with Dead Island. But I won’t return to the island of Banoi until all the bugs are squashed for good.