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Dead Island 2

Deep Silver, Dambuster Studios
Apr 21, 2023 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
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OpenCritic Rating

75

Top Critic Average

58%

Critics Recommend

Eurogamer
No Recommendation
IGN
7 / 10
PC Gamer
55 / 100
Easy Allies
8 / 10
GamesRadar+
3.5 / 5
Metro GameCentral
7 / 10
Game Informer
7.8 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
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Dead Island 2 – Reveal Gameplay Trailer [4K Official]


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Critic Reviews for Dead Island 2

Eurogamer

No Recommendation / Blank
Eurogamer

A straightforwardly accomplished zombie action-RPG that doesn't quite make the most of its Californian setting.

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

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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.

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Enjoying Dead Island 2 requires you to accept it's 95% hitting zombies with sticks – and the remaining 5% is choosing the stick

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A surprisingly lean and mean sequel which amplifies the bloody thrills of the original through its impressive presentation and flexible mechanics.

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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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Dambuster Studios raises the dead in a vicious sequel long thought doomed.

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