Dead Island: Riptide for PC
PC - Windows

Dead Island: Riptide

Apr 23, 2013
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About this game

Developer: Techland
Content Rating: Mature


Dead Island Riptide takes players to the island of Palanai on the Banoi archipelago, infested with bloodthirsty Zombies and only a few remaining Survivors still fighting for their lives.
Introducing new terrifying enemies, deadly weapons, a new playable character and much more, Dead Island Riptide will draw players back into a world that has grown corrupt - with the last rays of hope vanishing in rising tides.

Critic Reviews

25 Reviews
Phil HornshawApr 24, 2013
It’s this recycling — from the weapon mods to the character trees to the zombie fights to the fetch quests — that ultimately dooms Riptide to mediocrity. I enjoyed it more than its predecessor, but it’s not a better game. It’s the same game with some new ideas, but ultimately too few of them used much, much too often.
Daniel CairnsApr 22, 2013
The frustrating thing is that occasionally, a good game threatens to make itself known, and it does some things very right. The combat is still good, with a satisfying 'thunk' every time you slaughter your enemies, and you do fall into some sort of rhythm with it. In short bursts it’s a lot easier to get on with too, as prolonged play leaves it feeling very tedious.
Joshua BruceApr 23, 2013
In short, Dead Island: Riptide is a bit of a disappointment. With the relative success of the first game, Riptide was poised to do great things if it could solve the issues of Dead Island. Sadly, instead of fixing issues, Techland added new ones. Riptide does manage to pull off some fun zombie-killing action at points, but as a whole, the game fails to deliver the full experience.