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Escape Dead Island Xbox 360

Escape Dead Island Xbox 360

Regular price $27.50 AUD
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Game Variant Description:  To avoid confusion the copies of this item that I have below will soon if they haven't already change to the following:.Game with Case and Booklet = This means it has the cover art, hard case that holds the game and the manual.Game with Case = This means it comes with the covert art, hard case that holds the game but does not have the manual .Game Only: This variant has the game only, no cover art, no manual and may not include a case to hold the game. The random letters and numbers after each title are just how we track our stock :)

Escape Dead Island is a survival horror game developed by Fatshark and published by Deep Silver for the Xbox 360. As a spin-off of the popular Dead Island series, this game takes a different approach by focusing on the story rather than the open-world zombie slaying gameplay. While it offers a unique perspective, it falls short in several areas, making it a somewhat disappointing experience.

One of the standout features of Escape Dead Island is its intriguing storyline. The game follows the journey of Cliff Calo, a young man who sets out to uncover the truth behind the zombie outbreak on the island of Banoi. The narrative is presented in a non-linear fashion, with Cliff's mental state deteriorating as he delves deeper into the mystery. This psychological aspect adds an interesting layer to the game, keeping players engaged and curious about what will happen next.

However, the gameplay mechanics in Escape Dead Island leave much to be desired. The combat system feels clunky and unresponsive, making it frustrating to engage in combat with the undead. The lack of variety in weapons and the repetitive nature of the encounters further dampen the overall experience. Additionally, the stealth mechanics, which are meant to be a core aspect of the game, feel underdeveloped and poorly implemented.

Visually, Escape Dead Island is a mixed bag. While the cel-shaded art style adds a unique and stylized look to the game, the overall graphics and animations feel dated. The environments lack detail and variety, making exploration feel monotonous. The sound design, on the other hand, is well done, with eerie and atmospheric music that adds to the tension and suspense of the game.

One of the biggest disappointments in Escape Dead Island is its lack of replay value. The game can be completed in a relatively short amount of time, and the linear nature of the story means that there are few choices or branching paths to explore. Once the main campaign is finished, there is little incentive to revisit the game.

In conclusion, Escape Dead Island falls short of its potential. While the intriguing storyline and psychological elements add depth to the game, the clunky combat, underdeveloped mechanics, and lack of replay value make it a less than satisfying experience. Fans of the Dead Island series may find some enjoyment in the spin-off, but it is unlikely to leave a lasting impression.

Star rating: 2 out of 5 stars

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