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Dead Island

A first person survival-horror action game with cRPG elements. Dead Island was developed by Techland Studio, together with the Deep Silver company. The story features a tropical island, cut off from the world, where a zombie epidemic spreads out.

Action | FPP | survival horror | zombie | RPG elements | multiplayer | Polish | co-op | crafting

Dead Island cover

developer: Techland

Official website

Game mode: single / multiplayer

Multiplayer mode: Internet

game release date:

06Sep2011

PC X360 PS3

Dead Island for PC, X360 and PS3 is a gory action game in which you watch the world from first person perspective. The main attraction of the game is letting you participate in numerous and extremely spectacular battles with undead creatures. Behind the title stands a Polish studios, Techland, known for titles like Call of Juarez, Chrome, and others.

Story

In Dead Island for PC, X360 and PS3 the player takes the role of one of four characters, differing in gender, appearance, and characteristics. Your hero wakes up surrounded by people who are sure they are going to turn into living corpses any moment. It is not easy to recall how and by whom you were bitten. It turns out that the island a real paradise on earth set somewhere near Papua New Guinea was taken over by zombies. Where did they come from? It is unknown. Only one fact is obvious: you have try to survive and help other people with that.

Gameplay

The road to this goal is not easy and crowded with undead enemies or people who are willing to take unfair advantage of the situation. As an ordinary person you do not have the usual arsenal of guns. Instead, you can grab literally anything that comes along and beat some zombies with that. There are different combinations of items you find, so for example you can electrify your opponents. The way your hero fights depends not only on how you control them. Each character is described by a set of statistics and skills, besides, there is also the fatigue index.

Throughout the game the main character visits various parts of the island, including the jungle, luxury hotels, and vast beaches. In addition to the undead, on your way you meet people who are not infected. Some of them form gangs robbing whatever and whoever they can. The rest is just trying to survive. The latter will give you some jobs, trade items for money or simply get you some help. Main story and side missions together make up about 150 quests. There are also a lot of items that you can find while wandering through the island.

Technology

The visuals in Dead Island for PC, X360 and PS3 is generated by the fifth edition of Chrome Engine. This is also responsible for the co-op mode that allows you to join or leave someone else's game at any time without even leaving the single-player mode. Apart from the co-op for up to four people, Dead Island offers some classic multiplayer modes too.

PEGI Rating

Age rating. The PEGI rating considers the age suitability of a game, not the level of difficulty.Game contains bad language.Game contains depictions of violence.Online Game.

System requirements

PC / Windows

PC / Windows

Recommended: Core 2 Duo 2.66 GHz, 1 GB RAM (4 GB RAM - Vista/7), graphic card 1 GB (GeForce 9600 or better), 7 GB HDD, Windows XP/Vista/7

Dead Island Game Guide
Dead Island Game Guide

game guide 25 October 2011

A Dead Island walkthrough contains description of all quests, which you will face during your time in Banoi. In total, you'll find a description of almost 50 main quests and more than 100 sidequests in this guide.

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