The trailer for Retro Revenge looks funny and a bit entertaining, but I've got to say, I really, REALLY hate runner games. I wonder why they didn't just make a traditional, old school side-scrolling beat 'em up like Streets of Rage 2 or Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Turtles in Time. To me it seems like a cheap little tie in to the larger series instead a small stand alone title as a bonus. It's a disappointment because Dead Island: Epidemic was amazing before being shut down, and Escape Dead Island had immense potential, but lacked the proper execution. As a hardcore Dead Island fan, I'll still give it a try, who knows, I may actually enjoy playing Retro Revenge.
It'll be great to be able to go back to the lush island paradise of the Banoi archipelago with 3 other players while awaiting more news of the long-delayed sequel Dead Island 2.
Dead Island: Definitive Collection releases on May 31 for PC, PlayStation 4, and Xbox One.