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Posted 04 April 2014 - 05:22 PM

Deep Silver's Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition is available now for purchase and download at Mac Game Store. Brought to Mac by Virtual Programming the action title drops players into the chaotic environment of a tropical island overrun by zombies. To survive they will need to fight to the death.

Game of the Year Edition - The Zombie apocalypse returns with this content packed edition of the fan favourite. It's time to return to the beautiful, zombie-infected shores of Banoi!

With the Dead Island Game of the Year Edition players get the chance to experience the full story behind the Banoi Zombie Outbreak. The GOTY includes
  • Dead Island
  • Bloodbath Arena DLC
  • Ryder White DLC
  • Blueprint "The Ripper" Weapon
  • Get ready for your return to Dead Island, a paradise to die for!
About the Game
Terror. Violence. Madness. Bedlam. A holiday paradise gone mad. A tropical island turns into total chaos after a mysterious zombie outbreak. Cut off from the rest of the world, the player’s only chance to survive is to fight to the death and find a way to escape from the island.

Dead Island combines first-person action with a heavy focus on melee combat, character development and customization of a vast array of weapons. All of these gameplay features are presented in a dark story inspired by classic zombie movies with a gritty and engrossing campaign that can be played with up to four players in co-op mode.

Set in an open world tropical island, hordes of different festering zombies await players around every corner while they embark on a variety of thrilling missions through the holiday resort. With firearms and ammunition being scarce the player must rely on utilizing found items as weapons for self-defense and fight off zombie hordes in intense melee combat. A diverse range of items can be collected and will later serve to transform the player’s ordinary makeshift weapons into serious instruments of destruction.

In addition to satisfying even the most bloodthirsty action fan’s fantasy, Dead Island also features role-playing elements which allow the player to develop one of the game’s unique character classes according to their preferences, all the while learning new skills and fresh tactics during their journey through the perilous environments of the island. What’s more, anytime during a game up to four players can seamlessly join together and experience the intense combat and immersive story with cooperative gameplay.

With the all-new Chrome Engine 5 powering Dead Island, the game will use the latest installment of Techland’s acclaimed proprietary game engine, allowing the player to experience the tropical island paradise in graphical splendor with diverse environments like lush forests and detailed city environments.

Features:
  • First-person melee combat
  • 4-player coop
  • Weapon customization
  • Set on an gorgeous open world tropical island
  • RPG elements for character development
  • Hordes of gruesome zombies
Requirements:
  • Mac OS X 10.8 or later
  • 2.7 Ghz Dual Core Intel Mac
  • 8 GB RAM
  • 512 MB VRAM
  • Requires Steam and a Steam Account to play

Dead Island: Game of the Year Edition is available now for $19.99 (USD).
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Posted 05 April 2014 - 12:29 PM

FYI this game is bad ass. Runs great on my MBP (GTX 650M).
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Posted 05 April 2014 - 01:44 PM

Game doesn't let me swap weapons in my inventory.  The only way I can equip a weapon is to pick a new one up.
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Posted 05 April 2014 - 02:00 PM

Performance on 6970M is far from ideal. Framerate drops bellow 30 even with low res/settings. When FPS is between 30-50 camera movement does not feel smooth + screen tearing in higher resolutions. Vsync eliminates that but camera movement shutters even more although actual framerate is ok according to OpenGL Profiler.

Submited support ticket about this. Curious about the answer.

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 02:23 PM

I've had this for awhile in my Steam roster for PC... played about 1 hour of it, and was put off by the respawn of the same crap I just cleared two minutes ago while wandering through that area again. I've kind of had a hard time getting back into it with a different frame of mind to 'accept' the endless respawn nonsense. But, graphics are neat, the blood, the guts, and gore was fun. Just ... gotta get my head around it to get back into it.

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Posted 05 April 2014 - 08:43 PM

View Postthe Battle Cat, on 05 April 2014 - 01:44 PM, said:

Game doesn't let me swap weapons in my inventory.  The only way I can equip a weapon is to pick a new one up.

Hmm, I've never heard of anyone running into this. Either you are bugged, or not doing it right. Just in case you haven't tried this: Hit enter on a weapon in your inventory list, then use the arrow keys to move around whatever slot you want on the right, then hit enter again. It should fill a slot, or replace whatever is in there.

View PostFrigidman™, on 05 April 2014 - 02:23 PM, said:

I've had this for awhile in my Steam roster for PC... played about 1 hour of it, and was put off by the respawn of the same crap I just cleared two minutes ago while wandering through that area again. I've kind of had a hard time getting back into it with a different frame of mind to 'accept' the endless respawn nonsense. But, graphics are neat, the blood, the guts, and gore was fun. Just ... gotta get my head around it to get back into it.

Its true things do respawn. But its also true you don't have to backtrack that often, and more so you can pretty easily avoid any fights you don't want by running away. Zombies don't chase you for long.
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Posted 06 April 2014 - 11:15 AM

View Postthe Battle Cat, on 05 April 2014 - 01:44 PM, said:

Game doesn't let me swap weapons in my inventory.  The only way I can equip a weapon is to pick a new one up.

I'm able to do the weapon business in the inventory menu.
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Posted 06 April 2014 - 01:06 PM

My Steam id is Rakden if anyone wants to mess up some zombies. Mess. Them. Up.
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