Review: Dead Island: Survivors review – A tower defence game that’s packed full of traps

Dead Island: Survivors review - A tower defence game that's packed full of traps What were you expecting from a Dead Island mobile game? Was it a mix between a Dungeon Hunter-style zombie mauler, and a tower defence game? If it wasn’t, well you just lost the bet, pay up right now please.

This is a super polished undead thwacker with a thick layer of trap-placing and people-saving slathered on top of it. It’s definitely not the subtlest game in the world, but it’s got enough going for it that it’s likely to put a smile on your face.

Island hopping

The game is all about protecting survivors from waves of zombies. The plucky humans cower behind an electrified fence, as the undead stumble along pre-determined paths to try and eat them.

It’s up to you to put traps in their way before they set off, then wander around and mash their skulls in when they start their undead shuffle.

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