The Walking Dead: Season Two Episode 1 – All That Remains
12 December 2015
Excerpt: 2012’s The Walking Dead from Telltale Games was a worthy entry into the successful franchise—packed from start to finish with tough choices and deft characterization that kept gamers anchored to the budding relationship between Lee and Clementine.
Review: The Walking Dead Pinball – Zen Pinball 2 (Sony Playstation 3)
28 August 2014
Excerpt: Zen Studios has been on a roll with their Pinball tables for me. The Star Wars tables they’ve put out have been fantastic and a lot of fun, but more importantly they were really inventive with it too so I was really excited to get my hands on their table based off The Walking Dead game franchise, in...
Summary: Season two of Telltale Games' The Walking Dead adventures ends with more whimper than bang. No Going Back caps the latest five-episode series with a surprisingly muted installment that eases up on the pedal that was once pushed right to the floor.
Pros: Death-row atmosphere keeps the tension high from the opening gunfight until the deadly final showdown, Some of the most affecting quiet moments in the entire series, such as the campfire scene, Plot can go in very different directions at the end of the episode, depending solely on your choices ab...
Cons: Occasionally thin plot, with some out-of-character dialogue and motivation, Few action sequences or really meaningful interactions until near the end
Summary: After taking the grim death march that is season two of The Walking Dead to its moral nadir last time out with the option of gawking at every little detail of what a crowbar can do to a cranium, Telltale Games really goes all out with Amid the Ruins.
Pros: Tense, fast-moving, and tightly plotted storyline, Constant zombie attacks make for more action sequences than in other recent episodes, Clementine's dialogue choices are now more frequent and more meaningful, Fascinating character development with Clementine, as she becomes more pragmatic and ev...
Review: The Walking Dead: Season 2 Episode 3 – In Harm’s Way (Sony PlayStation 3)
10 June 2014
Summary: Episode 3 drops the ball in many a regard. It fails to create an interesting villain. That’s a shame, since the entire episode depends on that villain to move the story forward. As such, the whole thing feels like an on rails quick time event with nothing going on.