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The Walking Dead – Michonne’s first episode gets an intense launch trailer

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Today Telltale has released a launch trailer for the The Walking Dead – Michonne – A Teltale Miniseries. In Episode 1 – In Too Deep, Michonne joins up with Pete and his team on a sailing ship they call The Companion, they sail along the coast looking supplies and signs of life.

When a desperate signal for help draws them to a scene of horrific massacre, Michonne and the crew are lead further to the floating survivors’ colony of Monroe, which may just be harboring the person responsible for the carnage.

For $15 you can purchase Episode 1 – In Too Deep and the following episodes will unlock when they are released.

Telltale’s new Walking Dead gameplay trailer aired

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The Telltale Walking Dead series is back in the form of a stand alone mini series and this time it stars the iconic, blade-wielding character Michonne (portrayed by Orange is the New Black’s Samira Wiley). The story will explore Michonne’s trials and tribulations and answer many unanswered questions such as what took her away from her trusted group, and what brought her back to them?

Watch the new six-minute game play trailer below to see how this story will unfold.

The first of the three-part The Walking Dead Michonne mini series episodes, ‘In Too Deep’, will premiere on February 23rd 2016. The second episode, ‘Give No Shelter’ will follow in March and the series will conclude with the third episode, ‘What We Deserve,’ in April.

This miniseries will launch on Xbox 360 and Xbox One as well as other platforms.

The Escapists The Walking Dead review

The Escapists The Walking Dead is an extremely successful blend of the awesome 8-bit indie hit The Escapists and the comic book series of The Walking Dead. Playing as Rick Grimes, you must lead your group to safety though five areas.

At its undead heart lies all of The Escapists’ mechanics – leveling up through exercise and reading, simple item crafting and the way in which you must plot, prepare and execute your escape. Of course this time you aren’t escaping from the clutches of the prison guards, but avoiding the undead horde and solving the story based objectives that centre on key events in the comic series.

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The game starts as you wake in Harrison Memorial Hospital – the whole level is one big tutorial, taking you by the hand and introducing you to the mechanics behind the game. Other levels have you leading your group through Greene Family Farm, Meriwether Correctional Facility, Woodbury and Alexandria.

Each day follows a similar pattern to the core game of The Escapists, but instead of annoying the guards if you misbehave, the zombie threat level increases with undead encounters more likely to happen within your safe area. Missing meal times, chores and head counts also has a negative effect on your group morale, and they will be less likely to follow you on scavenging missions – not a massive issue – but team mates will come in handy when you venture further afield in search of the more valuable loot.

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New items appear in the various desks spread throughout each level every day, and it’s the collection and crafting of items that allows you to progress by making tools, or weapons to survive. This is where your time will vanish. In-between your daily chores, you are free to scavenge but venturing outside your safe area can attract a higher threat level so your best bet is to do this at night. Venturing further afield rewards you with the best loot – like duct tape or timber – there’s also backpacks lying around that contain crafting notes or collectible comic books, there’s even firearms or special melee weapons to find too which can be given to your group so that they can fend off the undead themselves.

If you do get on the wrong side of a zombie you start from your bed the next morning, the threat level will have increased and you will have missed the opportunity to save, which is only offered should you choose to retire to your bed at the end of each day. If a member of your group is knocked out by a zombie, you have a short window of time to revive them and send them to their bed to recover – fail and the next time you see them will be as their undead corpse shuffles towards you.

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One of the harshest lessons in The Escapists was punishment for failure – your progress was reset and all your items confiscated. The Walking Dead edition allows you to continue your progress without punishment and allows you to leave as many items lying around as you please. It makes for a far more enjoyable experience with greater exploration opportunities without the worry of the ever-watchful prison guards ruining your fun.

Money is better used too. Doing chores for your group earns you coins that can be spent with vendors who make their way out at night and can be located at several locations, offering strong shovels, pickaxes, ammo and weapons and more for your perusal.

Just like The Escapists, The Walking Dead edition is really addictive. Hours drifted by as I played “just one more day”, building up Rick’s strength and gathering resources to execute my master plan to complete an objective and move my group on to the next area. The Escapists The Walking Dead is a fantastic addition to the series and I hope there’s more themed Escapists games planned!

Thanks to Xbox and Team17 for their support

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The Escapists welcomes us to Woodbury in Walking Dead style

What if the top down prison world of The Escapists got together with The Walking Dead? Take a look for yourself in the new Woodbury reveal trailer. Playing as the series lead man, Rick Grimes, you must escape from each area bringing as many survivors with you as possible.

This time you aren’t avoiding the patrolling prison guards, but the shuffling hordes of the undead and rather than using the TV series as its influence, The Escapists: The Walking Dead goes back to the source for its inspiration – the comics.

The standalone title should be shuffling in sometime during “late summer”.

505 Games set to publish Overkill’s The Walking Dead

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Having previously published PAYDAY 2 and Brothers – A Tale of Two Sons, it will come as no surprise that 505 Games are set to publish Starbreeze AB’s next title – Overkill’s The Walking Dead.

Overkill are a Starbreeze studio, working hard on the new Walking Dead title that is set for a 2016 release and promises to deliver a brand new co-op experience for the Walking Dead universe, with new characters and stories.

Partnering with 505 Games partner with us on the console publishing for ‘OVERKILL’s The Walking Dead’ will streamline the distribution and marketing of the title in the traditional space and on the digital console marketplace. Having worked together before on the successful PAYDAY-franchise, we are certain this will be a fruitful collaboration.

said Bo Andersson Klint, CEO of Starbreeze Studios.

Xbox Black Friday Deals Now Out; Titanfall, FIFA & More Discounted

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It’s that time of year again folks, Black Friday is finally here and it’s filled with great discounts on some of the years most popular games.

The best part? You won’t even have to leave your house as these deals are available directly through the Xbox One marketplace and they’re some of the best we’ve seen yet; blockbuster titles like FIFA 15, Titanfall, Battlefield 4 and The Walking Dead: Season 2 are available for up to 75% off but only until Monday, so you better hurry!

  • NHL 15 – 45%
  • Madden 15 – 45%
  • FIFA 15 Holiday Edition – 45%
  • Watchdogs – 33%
  • Titanfall – 75%
  • Titanfall (Bundle) – 75%
  • Titanfall Season Pass (Add-on) – 75%
  • Battlefield 4 – 50%
  • Battlefield 4 Premium (Add-on) – 50%
  • Wolfenstein: The New Order – 50%
  • Ryse: Legendary Edition – 50%
  • The Evil Within – 50%
  • The Walking Dead Season 1 – 40%
  • The Walking Dead Season 2 – 40%
  • The Walking Dead Season 1 + 2 (Bundle) – 50%
  • Call of Duty Advanced Warfare Digital Pro Edition – 10%
  • Middle Earth Shadow of Mordor – 50%
  • Destiny Digital Guardian Edition – 10%

The Xbox 360 also has its own discounts which can be found over on Major Nelson’s blog. 

Let us know in the comments or on social media what you’ve already picked up on Black Friday!

The Walking Dead – Available Now On Xbox One

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Telltale Games has announced the release of The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series, as well as The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series; both available in stores at retail and for download on PlayStation 4 and Xbox One for the first time.

The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.

“Since the series premiere in 2012, the team has been incredibly proud to continue breaking new ground in the art of interactive drama as part of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning universe,” said Kevin Bruner, President and Co-Founder at Telltale Games. “Now available on over six thousand devices from console to mobile, the Xbox One and PlayStation 4 formats usher in an even greater reach for Telltale, and we’re excited to be preparing players across the world for an exciting third season that’s yet to come.”

The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned at the outset of the undead apocalypse, left to survive in a world gone mad. Players will struggle to outwit both the dead and the living in situations that will test their morals and control the flow of the story through the choices that they make.

The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season and The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series – Season Two are rated 18 with Violence and Bad Language by PEGI.

The Walking Dead and The Wolf Among Us Heading To Xbox One

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Telltale Games has confirmed via their very own blog that that The Walking Dead: Season One & Season Two along with The Wolf Among Us will be coming to Xbox One later this year. All three titles will be released at retail on separate discs; just to clarify that this isn’t some kind of nice bundle.

If you don’t own an Xbox One, The Walking Dead – Season Two and The Wolf Among Us will be released as retail discs for Xbox 360 also following their continuing success as digital downloads.

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A specific release date hasn’t yet been announced and the titles will also be available on other platforms.

Via: Telltale Games

Mid-Season Premiere of AMC’s Walking Dead Leaked Early on LIVE

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AMC’s popular zombie drama “The Walking Dead” is scheduled to air its mid-season premiere tonight, but some viewers have already seen the episode thanks to an accidental leak by Microsoft.

The mid-season premiere of The Walking Dead is set to air on US TV tonight, but thanks to Microsoft and a few slip of the fingers maybe, Xbox LIVE subscribers were able to download the episode for free this morning. It has since been pulled, but there are now actually people out there who know what happened next!  The news first surfaced on Reddit, and then AMC confirmed the leak but declined to comment.

Not only is The Walking Dead one of the most pirated shows around, AMC have previously also had to deal with leaks from Google who posted the first episode of the current season last year online before it aired on TV – and that was also quickly removed!

The Walking Dead is scheduled to make its return on AMC  Tonight at 9 p.m. Eastern Standard Time.

Thanks: NeoWin

The Walking Dead Season 2 – First 10 Minutes of Episode One

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The Walking Dead: Season Two continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned by the undead apocalypse. Left to fend for herself, she has been forced to learn how to survive in a world gone mad.

Many months have passed since the events seen in Season One of The Walking Dead, and Clementine is searching for safety. But what can an ordinary child do to stay alive when the living can be just as bad — and sometimes worse — than the dead?

As Clementine, you will be tested by situations and dilemmas that will test your morals and your instinct for survival. Your decisions and actions will change the story around you, in this sequel to 2012’s Game of the Year.