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Dead Island 2

Critics Consensus (Skip It)

Dead Island 2 is a straightforward zombie action-RPG, and improves upon the zombie smasher formula of its predecessor. It’s an enjoyable romp, even though it lacks creativity and plays it safe far too often.

Game Info

The much-loved zombie saga is back with a unique formula of horror, dark humor and over the top zombie-slaying, spanning an epic pulp adventure. Dead Island 2 is thrilling First-Person Action RPG, stylish, vibrant and flooded with zombie infection. Explore iconic, gore-drenched Los Angeles. Meet larger-than-life characters. Slay countless foes in exquisitely bloody detail. And evolve to become the ultimate Zombie Slayer!

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RATING & REVIEWS

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CRITIC REVIEWS

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Median Score

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What did you think of Dead Island 2?
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Travis Northup (IGN)
April 18, 2023
7/10

Dead Island 2 is a hilarious gore-fest and a competent zombie-slaying adventure, but lacks creativity outside of its great sense of humor.

Lewis Parker (PC Gamer)
April 18, 2023
55/100

Dead Island 2 is hampered by dull design choices, repetitive combat, and a painfully weak story, with its only saving grace being its great performance on PC.

Wesley LeBlanc (Game Informer)
April 18, 2023
7.8/10

With Dead Island 2, Dambuster Studios asks little of the player – only that you enjoy a good excuse to kill zombies in increasingly gory ways for a weekend or two – and in doing so, it delivers on the promise of what this series is all about.

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Dead Island 2 Credits

CREDITS

DIRECTOR(S):

David Stenton, James Worroll

PRODUCER(S):

Iris Arzur, Gyanam O'Sullivan, Nia Wearn

DESIGNER(S):

Adam Duckett, Matt Abbott, Graham Bromley

PROGRAMMER(S):

Andrew Khan, Thomas Houghton, Andrew Rayson, Ben Johnson

ARTIST(S):

Adam Olsson, Jon Parr

WRITER(S):

James Worroll, Ayesha Khan, Alex Hood, Lydia Cockerham, Rich Sharp, Lizzi Osbourne

COMPOSER(S):

Ryan Williams

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