Conclusion: The Walking Dead: 400 Days is a great appetizer for Season 2. The ending’s a bit too simple (Wait, if they’re hiding from people, why would they do that?) and I don’t love the characters like I loved Lee and Clem, but the action and drama show that Telltale still has it and isn’t satisfied to pump out exactly what the developers did last year. That -- like these five stories -- is very exciting.
Excerpt: There was an indisputable sensation of anticipation and excitement as the final episode downloaded. All met with the welcome screen of flies humming above the ground, the passing wind and cheeping birds in the trees. We and the cast of this fifth episode are very much at ground zero. Yet writing this article wasn’t an easy task. Thrashing out the style and concept for the fifth and final time would be a little… mechanical.
Summary: Parents need to know that The Walking Dead is not for young kids because of its mature and often scary scenes, intense violence and gore, strong profanity, and sexual references or imagery. Players can kill many different people in the game -- mostly the undead -- and decisions you make will result in innocent humans getting killed, too, including young children.
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Review: The Walking Dead: Episode 5 – No Time Left
29 November 2012
Excerpt: Sometimes in video games, the best component that people look for is a compelling story, and these experiences of great storytelling can be extremely rare. After the completion of this episodic season of Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead , the idea that storytelling in video games is no longer a popular concern will hopefully become a thing of the past.
Excerpt: It has been a long journey with Telltale Games The Walking Dead . We have laughed, cried and been terrified to death all while trying to protect a small child from the horrors of the apocalypse. With all good things, it eventually must come to an end, and does this one end horrifically sad. Along the way, we have sacrificed a lot for the good of the many, and never thought twice but this time it gets personal in Episode 5: No Time Left .
Review: The Walking Dead: Episode 5 (Xbox 360, PS3)
22 November 2012
Conclusion: The Walking Dead does something no other game of the year has done; it connects you with the characters. After five episodes of getting to know people, watch them die and see the hardships they have gone through, you become vested in their survival and well being. It’s a remarkable testament to Telltale Games and their attention to detail and continuity. The choices you make DO have an impact on the story, even if other games fail to live up to that hype.
Excerpt: Surviving zombie-infested Georgia has been nothing less than brutal. Our heroes have had their ranks thinned by cannibalistic dairy farmers, vicious bandits, relentless walkers, and shifty comrades. The one irrepressible source of hope: the growing bond between brave young Clementine and her guardian, regretful felon Lee.
Pros: + Outstanding story, character moments, and dialogue., + Powerhouse ending that’ll leave you reeling; end-credits song is a winner, too!