Tagged:  Dead Island


N@P-039: Zombies At Play

Written by (@itloo) on May 7, 2013 in Nerds@Play, Podcasts

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We here at Nerds@Play love zombies. Be it the rotting flesh in Left 4 Dead 2, the emotions that come with playing The Walking Dead, or just the “holy crap” moments of Killing Floor, zombies are our drug of choice. This week we sit down to talk about our zombie apocalypse plans (whiskey included), discuss our favorite zombies, and… Read More »

Review: Dead Island: Riptide

Written by on April 22, 2013 in


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The original Dead Island took many by surprise. Described as “Borderlands but with zombies,” the game featured a heavy emphasis on melee combat that was surprisingly deep and satisfying. As a result, the game was a huge success for Deep Silver and Techland. A year and a half later, Dead Island: Riptide has been released… Read More »


How Dead Island Helped Deep Silver Become “Better” Than EA, Activision & Ubisoft

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on April 10, 2013 in Opinion

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In speaking with Game Informer, Deep Silver’s COO, Geoff Mulligan, had some choice words about triple-A development. “People say, ‘Oh, you acquired Volition and Metro, you’re going to be a triple-A publisher. What separates us from a triple-A publisher is that I don’t really have a desire to be a triple-A publisher. I actually think… Read More »


Dead Island: My Guilty Pleasure

Written by (@katanasquirrel) on March 15, 2013 in Opinion

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I have a confession to make: When it comes to open-world, loot driven RPGs, I never found myself all that compelled by the original Borderlands. The combat was never all too interesting to me and the humor, while quite good, never quite had me head over heels for its brand of humor. Two years after… Read More »


Curtain Pulls Back from Dead Island: Riptide’s New Character…

Written by (@) on November 5, 2012 in News

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… at least a little. Revealed today was the fifth character that players will be able to use in the upcoming Dead Island: Riptide game. The new hero, named John Morgan, was inspired by some fan mods of the original Dead Island and features full-on fisticuffs. While that was kind of Sam B’s fury thing,… Read More »

Review: Mad Riders

Written by on July 15, 2012 in


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Summer is a great time to take a break from heavy thinking and have a good time.  Techland’s answer to this call is their new XBLA game called Mad Riders.  The fun began early as Mad Riders’  teaser trailer.  The developers chose to meld the high octane graphics from their game Nail’d and nods to… Read More »


The Secret World: Beta Weekend #4

Written by (@jaxboxchick) on July 1, 2012 in Features

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Last weekend I posted about the upcoming PC game, The Secret World, and talked a little bit about their final beta weekend. I wasn’t able to hop on and play for as long as I wanted to, but I got enough of a taste for the game to know that it is definitely a game… Read More »


Dead Island Returns for More!

Written by (@therealbigwall) on June 6, 2012 in News

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Deep Silver announced that Dead Island: Riptide is coming to infest consoles in the future. Developer, Techland is currently working on the zombie killing title, but other than the nifty logo revealed above, there wasn’t any more information revealed. More information has been promised to be released during late summer, which hopefully includes another incredible… Read More »

TMG-224  Cry Babies

TMG-224 Cry Babies

Written by (@leftybrown) on September 28, 2011 in Married Gamers Podcast

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This week The Married Gamers talk about their game evolution. Chris reviews Dead Island and both Kelly and Chris dream up their own games. All this plus information on Extra Life, The Week in Geek, and crying. Yep, them Cry Babies! Join The Married Gamers Extra Life Team! Be a Hero (And possibly win stuff… Read More »

Comic Con 2011: Dead Island

Comic Con 2011: Dead Island

Written by (@leftybrown) on August 9, 2011 in Features

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Chris Brown of The Married Gamers interviews Andy Ahn of Square Enix about the forthcoming game Dead Island. Dead island will debut on September 6, 2011 for the PS, PS3, and Xbox 360.