Reviews and Problems with The Walking Dead: Episode 1
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Review: The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct (Sony PlayStation 3)
21 May 2013
Summary: The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct is a story about wasted potential. It’s an interesting survival horror game that portrays zombies exactly how they should be; easily beaten one on one, but deadly in a group.
Summary: Don't open, dead inside "Merlenderl, in a game, what can be better than that?" mumbled The Walking Dead actor Michael Rooker, in a voice that betrayed a man who could easily recall a dozen things better than Survival Instinct .
Excerpt: Telltale Games have always been masters at raising the dead. For about a decade adventure games had all but flatlined until Telltale almost single-handedly resurrected them in the public eye, delivering titles based on such beloved properties as Sam & Max, Monkey Island and Back to the Future.
Conclusion: An underappreciated aspect of the interactive zombie apocalypse is the realization that you don’t get to pick your friends. Other prerequisites like the harrowing recognition of mortality and splendid instances gore are also present, but survival seems more dependent on how well one can manage their...
Excerpt: Being the local zombie nut at GiN, it fell to me to review The Walking Dead game. Being a fan of the show and all things zombies led me to believe that I was going to be disappointed at a sad attempt to cash in on the success of a well known series’but luckily, I was mistaken.
Excerpt: Well, that’s not what I expected from a video game based on The Walking Dead . I figured they would try to pump out a generic 1st person shooter with so much gore, you’d need a waste basket on standby. Foolish me, I was not previously aware that TellTale had been given the license.
Excerpt: It’s no secret that Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead comic series has grown in popularity over the last 9 years. With over 96 issues and a hit TV Series, it was only a matter of time before we could expect a game to dawn our favorite platforms.