Dead Island has nothing to do with that family and their child and that sad death. But that doesn't mean it's a bad game.
Sure it has bugs, but I'm still really enjoying my time with this expansive, tropical take on killing the undead. Fahey told you what he didn't like about Dead Island. Here's a look at some of the things I find interesting in Dead Island in my first four hours or so playing it on the Xbox 360.