When i first reviewed Dead Island, the Xbox and Ps3 game i gave it a average score of 5/10. Why? Bugs, glitches and one heck of a patchy game. What saved the zombie thriller from being absolutely abysmal was its unique RPG style concept. Now im hoping Dead Island 2 will will leave the bugs behind and give us a quality gaming experience.
You may not have heard of Dead Island 2 as its just popped out of the rumor mill. In actuality, the publishers of the game called Deep Silver have confirmed to the public that Dead Island Riptide is the second installment of the Dead Island Game Series. So, if you are referring talking about Dead Island 2 it is actually Riptide.
The theme of the second version is still the same which giving a zombie type of game that gamers all over the world have loved for years. being called Riptide, the storyline may take off from where the original Dead Island left us. Leaving the island of Banoi and escaping the zombie outbreak. A few big questions will be left open until release as to the setting and characters.
The game features and stages are more expected to be enhanced from as compared to the first version. So, if you were amazed how the zombies looked so real in the Dead Island game you will be more impressed with the second sequel. Just ask the gaming powerhouse site www.deadislandfans.com.
Expected around mid to late 2012 for release, Dead Island 2 or what will be more commonly known as Riptide is slated as a end of Console release. A few of us have put this down to the publishers milking the franchise for all its worth as we will most likely see a Dead Island 3 when the new Xbox 720 and Ps4 are released.