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The Walking Dead Episode 1: A New Day (PC)

The Walking Dead Episode 1: A New Day (PC)
alaScore 91

15 reviews

Apr, 2014

alaTest has collected and analyzed 15 reviews from magazines and websites. Reviewers really like the action. The story is also appreciated, but there are some critical comments about the gameplay.

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We analyzed user and expert ratings, product age and more factors. Compared to other PC Games the The Walking Dead Episode 1: A New Day (PC) is awarded an overall alaScore™ of 91/100 = Excellent quality.

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(Based on 15 reviews)

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The Walking Dead (Episode 1) - A New Day

 

For the longest time I have been hearing people talk about the comic book series and show known as The Walking Dead, without knowing anything about either. While the first couple of times, I didn't pay it any attention, it wasn't until recently that I...

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The Walking Dead - Episode 1: A New Day

 

The Walking Dead is an episodic survival / horror game from Telltale Games. It depicts the zombie infestation made famous by the AMC television series and the comic book series of the same name (both of which are essentially unknown to me; I watched...

Of course, The Walking Dead also has some issues against it. First off, it is rated mature, and it earns the rating. There is a lot of violence done by and against zombies, and the game isn't shy about showing it. There is also more than a little...

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The Walking Dead: Episode 1 - A New Day on PC games

 

Done Right

This game falls into line with the old purchasing structure of the old Telltale model, the episodes have to be purchased as they come out monthly. The first episode (of five) goes for five dollars, which is pretty reasonable. This will probably mean...

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The Walking Dead: Episode 1

 

nbsp; Overview Telltale Studios -- famous for refreshing proven, family friendly intellectual property as an adventure game -- takes a darker and more

Ultimately, my only mark against The Walking Dead is that there aren’t a lot of places where players get to use their noggin. With the exception of a scene where you must determine the right sequence in which to dispatch a group of zombies in a...

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The Walking Dead Episode 1- PC

 

Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead graphic-novel series has become a cottage industry since its original publication in 2003. The television series based on the comics has become one of the AMC cable network's most popular shows, several board games...

Ever since halfway through their Monkey Island series, Telltale has been on a bit of a losing streak, with Law and Order: Legacies and Jurassic Park generating less-than-stellar reviews and receipts. But ironic as it might seem, it’s possible that a...

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The Walking Dead Episode 1: A New Day Review

 

I've been sat here for a good ten minutes trying to work out how to start this review. Do I start by comparing The Walking Dead game to all the games it shares similarities to? Do I jump into praising it for everything it deserves to be praised for, or...

Can’t be said without spoiling the game, but decisions. Decisions are what make this game.

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The Walking Dead: Episode 1 - A New Day Review

 

The Walking Dead: Episode 1 is bloody, brutal, and hard to put down.

Gripping storyline and first-rate characters and dialogue ; Fantastic, stylish artwork ; Panicky, crazy action sequences

Shallow gameplay ; Camera angle is too restrictive in many scenes

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The Walking Dead Episode 1: A New Day PC Review

 

Coming from Telltale, those who brought us family friendly fares such as Back to the Future and the newest Monkey Island outings, Tales, go a bit off their normal path here to bring us The Walking Dead, based on the comic books and not the TV show. A...

Good story that will keep you hooked ; Cell-shaded aesthetic fits perfectly ; Good voice acting all around

Short, as to be expected from episodic content ; Some unnecessary performance issues with shadows ; Can be seen more as an interactive movie, at times

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The Walking Dead Episode 1 Review

 

More than just a depressing dad simulator

In a world where "zombie game" has almost become a dirty word, The Walking Dead arrives with a fresh take on an overcrowded genre. Capturing the tone and atmosphere of the comics, and bringing its own unique flair, Telltale have delivered their best...

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The Walking Dead: Episode 1 Review

 

The Walking Dead: Episode 1 is bloody, brutal, and hard to put down.

Gripping storyline and first-rate characters and dialogue ; Fantastic, stylish artwork ; Panicky, crazy action sequences

Shallow gameplay ; Camera angle is too restrictive in many scenes

Telltale's Walking Dead series is off to a great start with A New Day. This is more story than game, so there's little challenge in the hours you spend fleeing and fighting and talking about the zombie hordes. But that approach works here, allowing the...