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Score Breakdown Based on 4457 ratings
  1. 10 (599)
  2. 9 (1331)
  3. 8 (1345)
  4. 7 (595)
  5. 6 (217)
  6. 5 (116)
  7. 4 (58)
  8. 3 (56)
  9. 2 (35)
  10. 1 (106)

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  • User Rating 8.5

    Interesting take on a zombie survival game, Left for dead meets fallout 3 meets borderlands!

    Rated on September 06, 2011 by capthappy8p

    This is a review in progress so i will through up some pros and cons and a little quip about the technicalities of the game. atm i have 4 hours into the game. Pros: -coop is a lot of fun, even th...

    7 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 7.5

    Enjoy the Paradise Island with Zombie's Apocalypse.<br /> But be careful and don't forget to use basic rules of ZOMBIEL

    Rated on September 06, 2011 by FEAR_Dz

    The game is set in the Palms Resort, in fictional Banoi, located off the coast of Papua New Guinea. Dead Island features open world gameplay, played from a first person perspective, with up to four- ...

    2 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Personally, one of the few "zombie" games I have been looking forward for; so far its been an absolute blast!

    Rated on September 06, 2011 by pyro458

    Now I'm not one to say that this game is perfect - not to mention I've only played a little over three hours - but I will agree that Dead Island is quite superb. I will state a few pro's and con's, an...

    8 out of 12 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8

    Wave upon wave of demented avengers march cheerfully out of obscurity into the dream.

    Rated on September 26, 2011 by PeterDuck

    One of the few things that I dreaded was that this game would quickly become repetitive and boring. Luckily, the combat delivers.I'll make this a short and sloppy review for once.The negatives1. The l...

    1 out of 1 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 9

    Amazing game.

    Rated on September 06, 2011 by jackoroma3

    Dead island is a Masterpiece of zombie games. It's kept me playing all day. And half that i was hiding in the corner screaming as an Infected was running towards me. I Would give the game a 9.5, excep...

    3 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    A Good amazing game,Sadly,The creators of it added retarted stuff.

    Rated on September 07, 2011 by loay1152

    The good: 1-Amazing graphics 2-Beautiful island 3-Amazing ways to kill zombies 4-Fun Co-op Those ofcourse make the game 100%!!!....But....They screwed it bad,Not too bad,they just added some stuf...

    4 out of 10 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 3

    Great potential, HORRIBLE execution!

    Rated on September 07, 2011 by Elem3nt

    Wow where do I even begin here. The game is buggy almost to the point of unplayability. It is an OBVIOUS console port, despite what was originally told to us via the developers. No ability to change F...

    18 out of 35 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Awesome game thanks to yesterday patch!

    Rated on September 07, 2011 by ciuchina82

    I will made it short and plain: Dead Island delivers a lot of fun both in single and co-op mode. The graphics is stunning even if it uses dx9, visual effects are really good and colours shine for thei...

    5 out of 5 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Good game, nice bloody scenes and Hell of a gore!

    Rated on September 07, 2011 by Mike_fields

    The game itself is a great game with immersive story and quests, man i felt nostalgious when those zombies killed the guys from the gas station... but i guess thats the way in dead island still you ca...

    2 out of 2 found this review helpful.
  • User Rating 8.5

    Edit 9/13/11 -- Much, much better with patches in Steam. It is a excellent game!

    Rated on September 13, 2011 by sqldbaman

    {Edit 9/13/11} - I am revisiting this review to let everyone know that the latest Steam version has made some extreme improvements to the game... both graphically and functionally. The graphics do no...

    6 out of 18 found this review helpful.