Originally Posted by JemyM
With the criticism the game got I expected it to be really bad, but then it was much better than I expected. The two types of bad I could think of to compare it to would be Force Unleashed 2 which is well polished but with an extreme lack of content and Gothic 3 which was prematurely released but with a ton of content. Dead Island was both well polished and filled with content. With better writing and some Blizzard-style tweaking it would have been great.