Dead Island Series News


SDCC 14: First look at Escape Dead Island

By Robert Workman, Jul 27, 2014 5:00pm PDT

The first-person series gets a whole new perspective in this adventure.


"It should be noted that Techland is not developing this title. This is Fatshark, the makers of ..."

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Escape Dead Island takes a new survival horror approach

By Robert Workman, Jul 01, 2014 8:24am PDT

Escape Dead Island will introduce a new style of play to the series.


"so we're getting Dead Island 2, the Dead Island DotA clone and now Escape Dead Island ..."

- Stimpak Chopra see all 5 comments

Dead Island: Epidemic gameplay video explains just what a ZOMBA is

By Ozzie Mejia, Jun 26, 2014 3:45pm PDT

So how does this "ZOMBA" thing work? Deep Silver is here to explain it to you with a new gameplay video for Dead Island: Epidemic.


Dead Island 2 announced [Update]

By Steve Watts, Jun 09, 2014 6:45pm PDT

At Sony's E3 press conference, the company debuted Dead Island 2. To accompany the announcement, of course, they showed off a bloody, gory, kind of funny trailer.


"Good to know! I might pick it up during a sale sometime, I've a lot to play on my backlog as it is!"

- Mr. Goodwrench see all 16 comments

Dead Island: Epidemic closed beta begins today

By Ozzie Mejia, Feb 27, 2014 5:00pm PST

Dead Island: Epidemic is kicking off its closed beta later today, bringing the zombie-killing franchise into the MOBA realm.


"MOBAs are the new MMOs. All you have to do is show an investor a PowerPoint chart with how ..."

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Dead Island: Epidemic beta signups begin

By Andrew Yoon, Aug 23, 2013 3:30pm PDT

Beta signups have begun for Dead Island: Epidemic, which should give you an early look at how Deep Silver is taking their own take on the MOBA.


Dead Island Riptide review: uninspired and boring

By Ozzie Mejia, Apr 22, 2013 9:00am PDT

Dead Island Riptide is hopelessly crushed under the weight of the same problems that bogged down its predecessor.


"I played the first part for an hour or so... and never touched it again.. Looking back, even ..."

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Dead Island: Riptide preview: pulled back in

By Steve Watts, Mar 26, 2013 9:15am PDT

A hands-on with Dead Island: Riptide brings the survivors back to save a village from zombies.


"I disliked the first game. Hopefully this improves greatly over it."

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Dead Island Riptide pre-order DLC revealed

By John Keefer, Mar 04, 2013 2:00pm PST

If you are interested in pre-ordering Dead Island Riptide (sans bloody torso), Deep Silver has revealed a couple of DLC perks available to get you into a zombie fighting mood on its tropical island paradise.


"After the DLC went all funny with this when the GOTY came out... I'm just going to wait for the ..."

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Dead Island reaches 5 million sales

By Steve Watts, Feb 06, 2013 3:15pm PST

Dead Island has sold five million copies, according to publisher Deep Silver.


"Same. I wanted to like it but it was very mediocre to me. Not bad.. by far, but not very ..."

- Curike see all 21 comments

Dead Island Riptide shows off first gameplay

By Steve Watts, Jan 24, 2013 11:35am PST

Dead Island Riptide debuted its first gameplay footage today, with a lengthy walkthrough guided by creative producer Alex Toplansky.


"Terrible porting job of the first game, hope they do a better job this time."

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Dead Island Riptide 'Rigor Mortis' Edition announced

By Steve Watts, Jan 10, 2013 11:00am PST

Dead Island Riptide is getting an $80 "Rigor Mortis" limited edition, which includes some physical items along with the special edition digital extras.


"it's coming in april. it should be $10 by the time the steam summer sale rolls around"

- cptstern see all 7 comments

Dead Island Riptide's new character revealed

By Alice O'Connor, Nov 05, 2012 4:30pm PST

Fans of classic Steven Seagal movie Under Siege, your prayers have been answered. Dead Island Riptide publisher Deep Silver today unveiled the zombie FPS-RPG's new fifth playable character, and he's the closest we may ever get to seeing old Steve's star character in a video ...


"You didn't play the first game, did you? There were many emotional scenes: a daughter having to ..."

- rms see all 4 comments

Dead Island Riptide coming in April, Special Edition detailed

By Steve Watts, Oct 30, 2012 10:35am PDT

Dead Island Riptide will release in North America on April 23.


"Word. I think of it as a continuation of the story of the four heroes from the first game, kinda ..."

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Dead Island does it again with Riptide CG teaser trailer

By Andrew Yoon, Sep 18, 2012 9:40am PDT

Dead Island Riptide is following the footsteps of its predecessor by releasing a sappy pre-rendered trailer that is nothing like the game it is supposedly "inspired" by.


"The thing is that most of your playable character were made for the players. Emotional scenes ..."

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