The Walking Dead: Season 2 Episode 5: No Going Back
Adventure Classic Gaming
23 October 2014
Excerpt: At the end of the penultimate episode, Clementine and the rest of the survivors are seen caught in a Mexican standoff against a rival group. Facing the beginning of a harsh winter, Clementine and company are split on how to proceed, causing tensions within the group to rise higher than ever.
Review: The Walking Dead Season Two – Episode 5: No Going Back (PC)
26 September 2014
Excerpt: From the beginning of the season players knew this were not only going to be rough, but they were going to be different from what we came to expect with Lee in season one. Clementine has had a rough go of it and while our decisions haven’t quite had the weight or variety we wanted, it all came down...
The Walking Dead Season 2: Episodes 1-5 by flotsam
20 September 2014
Excerpt: The Walking Dead Season 2: Episode 1 – All That Remains And here we are again. All That Remains isn’t a beginning, but a continuation, and it expects that you have played Season 1. If you have, you will be at home; if you haven’t, you really shouldn’t be here.
Conclusion: When Telltale Games announced the second season of The Walking Dead, fans of the first season were wondering where Telltale was going to take the series. By focusing on Clementine, the second season went in a different direction than the TV series or comics have gone.
Excerpt: The Walking Dead: Season Two is the follow-up to 2012’s The Walking Dead. It picks up where the first game left off, but since the main character from that game died at the end of the season (along with just about everybody else), you now control a nine-year-old girl named Clementine.
Conclusion: The second season of The Walking Dead has had its share of highs and lows, and this is particularly true of its final episode. A lengthy portion of No Going Back works a little bit too hard to establish anticipation for the conclusion to come, though once the momentum finally builds up, the rest...
The Walking Dead: A Telltale Game Series - Season 2
12 September 2014
Conclusion: Bear in mind that this is more than just another interactive storyline with zombies in it. There are so many different layers to the experience. Weaving your own thread around the main story arch and deciding which characters to support and which to shun makes you feel better than watching top-notch...
Pros: A great adventure continues, some characters have grown, others are not here anymore, it's your choice how it goes on from here;
Cons: Still a bit annoyed with the fighting and shooting sequences in this game.
Excerpt: Zen Pinball is a title from Zen Studios that offers pinball tables for a variety of platforms, with an emphasis on innovative design and on cool moments that manage to capture the spirit of the intellectual property they are working with.
Pros: + Story integration, + Cool use of decisions
Cons: - Easy to lose the ball in some situations, - Some context required
Excerpt: All good things must come to an end, and also all horrible grisly nightmarish treks through zombie-strewn post-apocalyptic hell holes. And so The Walking Dead Season 2 reaches its tense and bloody climax with 'No Going Back', an episode title that should clue you in on its emotional gravitas.
Pros: Choices finally have impact, Tense and emotional, Great presentation
Cons: Liberties taken in storytelling, Parts feel rushed, A little predictable