Dead Island Riptide

Zombies are afraid of the light

The reign of the undead is at an end. Dead Island Riptide drops to #2 in this week’s UK chart. Koch Media’s Deep Silver label keeps the chart sewn up though: it’s replaced at #1 by its rather better critically received stable-mate, Metro: Last Light. FIFA 13 has...

Zombie bad; zombie good

Zombie bad: Dead Island Riptide is the UK’s no. 1 for a third week running. That’s one week longer than its similarly sloppy predecessor managed. The only other game to manage three weeks in a row this year is Bioshock Infinite, which this week is at #6. Zombie...

A chart full of soul

An abundance of gamers must have spent their Bank Holiday weekend bashing in the skulls of zombies, because Dead Island: Riptide remains the UK’s number one for a second week running. Injustice: Gods Among Us holds onto #2, Tomb Raider rises to #3, FIFA 13 is up from...

Dead Island Riptide – Review

Comparing Riptide to the first Dead Island is like comparing Fallout: New Vegas to Fallout 3. It’s more of a glorified expansion than a proper sequel, retaining the look and feel of its predecessor due to some incredibly heavy asset recycling. The problem here is that Dead Island...
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Dead Island Riptide reviews flood in

Dead Island Riptide reviews are in, and for a second time running Techland has managed to divide the critics. Considering how rarely this happens nowadays it really is quite the feat. We’re talking about everything from The Official Xbox Magazine and GameCentral‘s duo of 4/10s to an 8.0...

Dead Island Riptide’s boxart is bloody rubbish

“Now that Riptide’s release date is fast approaching we need to sort out our boxart.” “Oh, I’ve got a painting I did at Sixth Form College back in the ‘80s that we can use. I was really into Rambo at the time.” “Yeah, that’ll do.” And that’s the...