Dead Island (2011)

Video Game  |  Action, Drama, Horror  |  6 September 2011 (USA)
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The island of Banoi is a lush, tropical paradise in the South Pacific where its flagship Royal Palms Resort serves as the ultimate getaway for vacationers with money to burn. However, all ... See full summary »


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Cast overview, first billed only:
Sam B (voice)
Kim Mai Guest ...
Xian Mei (voice)
Logan Carter (voice)
Peta Johnson ...
Purna (voice)
Yerema / Additional Voices (voice)
Jin / Additional Voices (voice)
Joe Hanna ...
Ryder White / Additional Voices (voice)
Mowen / Additional Voices (voice) (as Adam G.)
Titus / Additional Voices (voice)
Matutero / Additional Voices (voice) (as James Mathis)
Leon Morenzie ...
Ope (voice)
Dave Wittenberg ...
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The island of Banoi is a lush, tropical paradise in the South Pacific where its flagship Royal Palms Resort serves as the ultimate getaway for vacationers with money to burn. However, all good things must soon come to an end - and the picturesque resort falls into madness, carnage and chaos after a mysterious and contagious zombie outbreak claims its once peaceful atmosphere. Cut off from the rest of the world, only four individuals who strangely find themselves immune to zombification have the power to protect the remaining survivors from the horrors of the island, to discover what's really going on and find a way to escape before their own fatal ends. Written by Anonymous

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On 1 July 2014, Escape Dead Island was announced on The PlayStation Blog by Narrative Producer Alex Toplansky. The game was release in Fall 2014 for PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, and Microsoft Windows. See more »


Throughout the game, players combat zombies that, despite being the undead, can be drowned in shallow water. Despite the fact they appear to have a functioning respiratory system, this does not explain how the Infected type zombies (which can also drown) are able to run and scream endlessly without fatigue. This also fails to explain the Floater type zombie which often hides in shallow waters. See more »


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Definitely re-playable
15 January 2012 | by (Australia) – See all my reviews

Not a bad game once you get past the first hour or so of game-play. Fairly predictable bone mashing with an assortment of mêlée tools hammer, wooden plank etc. The enjoyability stems from upgrading weapons and completing quests. Eventually you get to use firearms which are a blast. There is fury meter that gets better as your levels increase, When the fury meter hits full everything grays out and you can go berserk with a pistol - shooting everything in site within fifty meters. Unfortunately it only lasts a few seconds but gradually gets longer as you progress through the game. You really need to give this game a good two hours before you can appreciate the complexity of the story. The graphics are pretty but in tunnels or indoors there is a problem with shadows. A texture will look perfectly real but once it is in shadow it seems to develop a strange red/green/yellow hue reminiscent of games from the 90,s. Something that really spoils the game and makes it look dated. Very re-playable none the less. I gave it 8 out of 10 Rubber chickens.

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