Dying Light’s heavy emphasis on melee really comes to the fore when you play the whole thing without picking up any weapons.
That’s correct, no fancy crafted pipes or guns, just fists and kicks. YouTuber BOYvsVIDEOGAME dubbed it the Jean Claude Van Damme run. Because it’s all about dropkicking and punching.
You can watch the first part below and the entire walkthrough from this handy playlist.