Dead Island: Game Of The Year Edition Outed By Ratings Board

By Spencer . May 4, 2012 . 8:30am

imageDeep Silver is planning on re-releasing Dead Island, according to the British Board of Film Classification. The BBFC rated Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition, which is according to the rating board will be available on June 30.



It’s unclear what extra content will be included with Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition, but existing DLC like Ryder White’s Campaign and the Bloodbath Arena from the special edition are likely.

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  • MrRobbyM

    I never understood why they call these re-releases “game of the year” editions.

    Was this honestly ANYONE’S game of the year?

    • DeShaun Zollicoffer

      Stole the words right out of my mouth — who gave this game a GOTY award? It was mediocre at best IMHO…

    • Steven Pierre-Louis

       they should call it a “complete edition” or “gold edition” maybe.  Then again I suppose anything is better than calling it the “71% Metacritic Rating Edition.”

    • Joachim Varne

      It was mine- Before I actually played it

  • Diego Oliveira

    In which paralel universe was Dead Island even a -good- game, let alone game of the year?

    • MrRobbyM

      Dead Island is the product of good marketing. Despite it’s long list of flaws, it sold decently due to advertisements, especially the fist trailer. Probably sold enough to warrant a GOTY edition. But that still puzzles me, even though it sold well, does it mean that many people liked it?

      • matty

        I enjoyed it. Most of it. There were a couple points in the game where all I did was run and punch zombies on their face just to progress through the story.
        It’s not a polished game, but it’s not bad. There were/are some good ideas here that could have made it more eventful.

    • Testsubject909

      It’s not a bad game, it’s pretty fun, especially in multiplayer.

      It can definitely set a tense mood when it wants to, but it quickly vanishes away after a while.
      That and, I keep saying it but I’m serious. I listened to the trollolol 10 hour version song on youtube each time I played the game so to cut away some of the tension from the music and dim down some of the zombie screaming without completely overpowering it.

  • brwcrw

    Game of the year? WHICH year?

    • MrRobbyM

      Also this.

  • MCoelho

    More like Trailer of The Year.

    • MrRobbyM


  • ddh819

    this better include that movie they advertised in the trailer.

  • Jeff D. Shriver

    False advertising, anyone?

  • Ben Sylvia

     It had DLC?

    Did not know that.

    Should be called “Not as buggy as the first time edition”.

  • TheDarkEmpress

    When was this ever GOTY? Only thing I wanna know.

  • NetscapePizza

    Since when was Dead Island a Game of the Year.

    Thought it was considered to be pretty messy and poor.

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