The Walking Dead

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Description

"Overall this game was a unique experience that is not your everyday type of game, but is worth playing and I would suggest this game to almost anyone. It is a game that simply tells a beautiful and tragic story. It sucks you in emotionally and does not let go." - Gamingtrend.com

"Using player choice, award-winning writing, and your own emotions, The Walking Dead: The Game delivers an experience that's flawed but unforgettable." - IGN.com


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The Walking Dead is a five-part game series set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series. Play as Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world devastated by the undead. With corpses returning to life and survivors stopping at nothing to maintain their own safety, protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine may offer him redemption in a world gone to hell.

A continuing story of adventure horror spanning across 5 episodes:

  • Episode 1 – A New Day (Available Now)

  • Episode 2 – Starved for Help (Available Now)

  • Episode 3 – Long Road Ahead (Available Now)

  • Episode 4 – Around Every Corner (Available Now)

  • Episode 5 – No Time Left (Available Now)


Key Features:

  • Based on Robert Kirkman’s Eisner-Award winning comic book series, The Walking Dead allows gamers to experience the true horror of the zombie apocalypse

  • A tailored game experience – Live with the profound and lasting consequences of the decisions that you make in each episode. Your actions and choices will affect how your story plays out across the entire series.

  • Experience events, meet people and visit locations that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes

  • Meet Glenn before he heads to Atlanta, explore Hershel’s farm before Rick and his group of survivors arrive and before the barn becomes a notorious location in Walking Dead lore

  • You’ll be forced to make decisions that are not only difficult, but that will require you to make an almost immediate choice. There’s no time to ponder when the undead are pounding the door down!

  • Features meaningful decision-making, exploration, problem solving and a constant fight for survival in a world overrun by the undead

  • Artwork inspired by the original comic books

Customer reviews

96

Peerless Point & Click

884okeoJ | July 2, 2014 | See all 884okeoJ's reviews »

I'm not a watcher of the Walking Dead show or a reader of the comics, so when the video game came out I was apprehensive, However, after I had heard almost universal praise, I knew I had to try it. What I got was one of the most emotionally deep, soul-crushing gaming experiences of the past few years.

The story is a gripping one, telling a tale of a man and a young girl struggling to survive in a zombie-infested world. Riddled throughout are tough choices you have to make which permanently alter the trajectory of the story. The five episodes of content allow for you to connect with the characters, making it even more devastating when they inevitable die a horrible death. With unexpected twists and turns over the course of the game, the Walking Dead is a fantastic game that anyone should play.

97

One of my favorite games

RGsSeveredHand | June 22, 2014 | See all RGsSeveredHand's reviews »

I have never really liked point-and-click games as it always feels like you have so little control over the game. Fortunately, The Walking Dead is different, where every decision you make can have repercussions later on in the game. Many of the decisions are tough ones, and as an avid watcher of the TV show, this ties into The Waking Dead universe very well.

Each of the six episodes is well written and the story leads up to an epic and emotional conclusion. It is a game I will remember for long time.

94

Highly engrossing and utterly refreshing

cannibalwombat | June 10, 2014 | See all cannibalwombat's reviews »

I've never been one for point-and-click adventure games, but boy did I love this one. The interactive elements are very simple and not executed with particular panache, but that doesn't matter!

This game is all about the story and the characters. It's paced incredibly well, and not just by virtue of its episodic structure. I played the whole game from start to finish once it had all been released and it was gripping. I found myself really caring what happens to the characters, and whilst I gradually realised that actually the decisions you make don't make a massive difference, I still thought carefully about each one I made.

The events are constantly surprising, the losses hit hard, it even brought me to tears at one point towards the end!

This game is a real experience and one I would recommend to anyone with the vaguest taste for video games and the capacity to use a computer!

89

One of the best stories out there

romenjack | May 25, 2014 | See all romenjack's reviews »

If you are looking for an action game with lost of zombie killing and explosions then don't bother with this one. What this game dose is tell the story of a man trying to survive and keep a shred of his humanity.

This game drives home the narrative and the game is basically one giant conversation giving you multiple options on what to do. It also has one of the best moral choice systems ever in a game. you don't get good points or bad points and the right choice is not always obvious, most of the time it isn't. but for every choice you make there are consequences that carry over to the following chapters.

However where the game fails is in the actual game play. The controls are hard to use and the camera angles can make it confusing to move around. the graphics look just like a comic book's and sometimes can even look odd. however this game does what it sets out to do and that is telling a gripping story that will have you wanting more.

89

Zombieworld Drama

AkiMatti | May 19, 2014 | See all AkiMatti's reviews »

Make choices as you navigate through a story of people trying to survive in a world where zombies have taken over. Do not expect as much zombie killing as relationships, speculation and tension.

This is an adventure game. A modern point-and-click. And well executed.