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Dead Island is described as 'features an apparent open world roaming, divided by relatively large areas, and played from a first-person perspective. Most of the gameplay is built around combat and completing quests. Dead Island is an action role-playing game and uses experience-based gameplay' and is a Horror Game in the games category. There are more than 10 games similar to Dead Island for a variety of platforms, including Windows, Steam, Linux, Mac and iPhone. The best alternative is Left 4 Dead. It's not free, so if you're looking for a free alternative, you could try No More Room in Hell. Other Dead Island like games are Metro, Dying Light, Alone in the Dark (trilogy) and Arizona Sunshine.

Dead Island alternatives are mainly Horror Games but may also be First-Person Shooters or Role-playing Games. Filter by these if you want a narrower list of alternatives or looking for a specific functionality of Dead Island.
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    Left 4 Dead (Series)

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    32 alternatives to Left 4 Dead 

    Left 4 Dead (abbreviated as L4D) is a cooperative first-person shooter arcade-style video game.

    Represent entire series of Left 4 Dead games.
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    1.  MultiplayerLeft 4 Dead offers a game mode for more than one player.
    2.  Single playerLeft 4 Dead has one or more single player game modes.
    3.  Split-screen multiplayerLeft 4 Dead can split the screen equally so that each player has their dedicated Point of View.
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    Metro (Series)

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    Metro 2033 is a survival horror first-person shooter video game, based on the novel Metro 2033 by Russian author Dmitry Glukhovsky. Metro 2033 was developed by 4A Games in Ukraine, and was released on Microsoft Windows and Xbox 360 in March 2010.

    Represent entire series of Metro games including Metro 2033, Metro: Last Light, Metro Redux, Metro Exodus.
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    1.  Single playerMetro has one or more single player game modes.
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      Dying Light (Series)

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      Dying Light is an open world first person action-adventure survival horror video game developed by Polish video game developer Techland and published by Warner Bros.

      Represent entire series of Dying Light games.
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    • Alone in the Dark (trilogy) icon

      Alone in the Dark (trilogy)

      30 alternatives to Alone in the Dark (trilogy) 

      suspicious suicide. A chilling curse. A malevolent power. Finally, a wicked dark secret. This is Derceto, a legendary Louisiana mansion where, against your better judgment, you're drawn into a world of shadows to explore the darker side of Jeremy Hartwood's imagination.

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      1.  Single playerAlone in the Dark (trilogy) has one or more single player game modes.
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    • Arizona Sunshine icon

      Arizona Sunshine

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      5 alternatives to Arizona Sunshine 

      Developed from the ground up for VR support, Arizona Sunshine casts players into a first-hand experience with the zombie apocalypse where they can explore a post-apocalyptic world and realistically interact with weapons using motion controllers.

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      1.  Single playerArizona Sunshine has one or more single player game modes.
      2.  MultiplayerArizona Sunshine offers a game mode for more than one player.
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      No More Room in Hell

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      4 alternatives to No More Room in Hell 

      More Room in Hell is a co-operative realistic first person survival horror modification for the Source Engine.

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      1.  MultiplayerNo More Room in Hell offers a game mode for more than one player.
      2.  Ad-freeNo More Room in Hell doesn't contain any form of external advertising.
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      Nightmare Creatures

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      Nightmare Creatures is a survival horror video game released for the PlayStation and PC in 1997, and Nintendo 64 in 1998 as a North America exclusive. It was developed by Kalisto Entertainment and published by Activision.

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      1.  Single playerNightmare Creatures has one or more single player game modes.
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      • The Legacy: Realm of Terror icon

        The Legacy: Realm of Terror

        23 alternatives to The Legacy: Realm of Terror 

        The year is 1993. The protagonist's ancestors, the Winthrops, have obviously dealt with black magic and perhaps even pacts with the demons. Now their mansion is invaded by horrifying creatures, and it is up to the brave hero(ine) to venture inside, solve the mystery, and...

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        1.  Single playerThe Legacy: Realm of Terror has one or more single player game modes.
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        Nether: Resurrected

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        7 alternatives to Nether: Resurrected 

        A unique, first-person, multiplayer urban survival experience. Set in a post-apocalyptic world, Nether forces players to make life-saving decisions in a fast-paced struggle against players and the environment. Join tribes, hold territory, scavenge...

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        1.  Player vs EnviromentYou can team up with other players to face off against the artificial intelligence in Nether: Resurrected.
        2.  MultiplayerNether: Resurrected offers a game mode for more than one player.
        3.  Player vs PlayerYou can compete against other real players in Nether: Resurrected.
        4.  Single playerNether: Resurrected has one or more single player game modes.
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      • Shadows of Kurgansk icon

        Shadows of Kurgansk

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        7 alternatives to Shadows of Kurgansk 

        An adventure game, where you need to survive in an area full of danger and mystery. Your goal is to stay alive and find the way out, fighting monsters and completing story driven missions. Fight zombies, build asylums, find your way back home!.

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        1.  Single playerShadows of Kurgansk has one or more single player game modes.
        2.  MultiplayerShadows of Kurgansk offers a game mode for more than one player.
        3.  Achievements SupportedShadows of Kurgansk offers the possibility of unlocking achievements through completing challenges.
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