These are common storage locations for saves and profiles for Dead Island games.
If needed, see the list of common app/title IDs for Dead Island games.
|<user>||Your platform-specific account name or ID.|
|<app/title ID>||The game's application or title ID. Every game has a unique ID.|
You should see files named
save_<number>.sav (Dead Island) and/or
save_<number>.sar (Riptide). Those are your saves, and there is one per character. There may be one extra (old) copy so make sure to pick the right one.
If Steam was installed at the default location, saves should be here:
Similarly, the profile should be here:
These paths are for saves stored on a USB drive.
Partition 0\Content\<user>\Dead Island\Game Saves Partition 0\Content\<user>\<title ID>\00000001
PlayStation 3 / PS3
The following path is for jailbroken consoles and assumes that you have access to it through FTP.
/dev_hdd0/home/<user>/savedata/<title ID>-SG-SAVE_<save number>