Activision Has its Own Walking Dead Game Now

#151 Edited by MrKlorox (11209 posts) -
@Crixaliz said:

@Deusoma said:

Now this is a Walking Dead game I might actually play. What a pleasant surprise, Friday is turning out to be a good news day.

I agree with you. The whole survival concept in a first person shooter sounds pretty intriguing.

Games are going the whole survival route all over the place. From Stalker to Minecraft, survival looks like it's heading to be the new 'desert combat', and I'm A-OK with that for now. I really hope Far Cry 3 has some survival elements like hunger or bleeding management.
#152 Edited by shishkebab09 (100 posts) -
#153 Posted by bassman2112 (828 posts) -
#154 Posted by BLKZOMBIE (111 posts) -

What is that bad taste in my mouth...oh, that's Activision.

#155 Posted by jakob187 (21663 posts) -

Really?

Like...fucking really?!

Not only are they making it a shooter, but they are focusing on two characters who are racists?

This should go REALLY well.

#156 Posted by Phished0ne (2496 posts) -

I'll pass on this one.

#157 Posted by Bones8677 (3225 posts) -

@jakob187 said:

Really?

Like...fucking really?!

Not only are they making it a shooter, but they are focusing on two characters who are racists?

This should go REALLY well.

To be fair, Daryl IS the best character in the TV series.

#158 Posted by Bones8677 (3225 posts) -

@radioactivez0r said:

@davidwitten22: I know a lot of people who are pretty fond of him. Now, if it was starring T-Dog...

I think T-Dog had a grand total of 5 lines in the entirety of season 2...

#159 Posted by zyn (2591 posts) -

It's always good to have more Walking Dead stuff.

#160 Posted by SeriouslyNow (8534 posts) -

@hungrynun said:

Color me interested.

Yeah, seems all white by me too.

#161 Posted by CottonWolf (88 posts) -

I'm calling it now. This is a bad idea.

#162 Edited by JEC03 (898 posts) -

I just hope Activision doesn't push this game to be arcady Terminal Reality has a good chance of making this good since they did a pretty good job on the Ghostbusters game never played it but from the reviews it wasn't a bad game at all.I have more interest in this game then Telltale's. I don't like point and click adventure game's and the comic book style doesn't appeal to me this game could turn out really awesome just hope Activision doesn't involve there dirty paws on it.

#163 Posted by hollitz (1500 posts) -

I licensed, Activision-published, prequel, FPS, with non-original characters, based on a world where gunplay is a last resort. Yeah. I'm sure that will be great.

#164 Edited by Fuzzy_Dunlop (182 posts) -

I'm so fucking burnt-out on zombies. Jesus Christ. At this point, you can guarantee something will sell well if you just shoehorn zombies into it. Even that abortion of a game Dead Island sold well and it would have been an otherwise generally ignored, shitty game.

#165 Posted by ProfessorEss (7318 posts) -

Man it's sad how typical and predictable this community has become.

#166 Posted by KillerFly (396 posts) -

Telltale: Let's make a game that makes sense with the universe, and focuses more on the interactions between characters than it does the action, while simultaneously doing something interesting and unique with the adventure genre.

Activision: Let's make a shooter... with zombies....

#167 Posted by weegieanawrench (1937 posts) -

Terminal Reality has not put out many good games. The only one I see out of that list is Hellbender, and I only thought it was good because I was 10. I'm more than happy with Telltale's Walking Dead game.

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#168 Posted by dudebro (16 posts) -

With the giant turd tell tale took on my good faith with Jurassic Park I refuse to ever play one of their games so at least there is a walking dead game for me

#169 Posted by PlasmaMachine (246 posts) -

Isn't the Walking Dead more inclined to be that of a work of drama and not action? For instance, how is it that much of issues in the graphic novel or episodes in the series feature less zombie combat which many come to expect, and draws attention to how the survivors cope with living in an apocalyptic realm and how they try to cling onto some semblance of hope. This is like making a game based around the Shawshank Redemption as a beat-em-up, because there happened to be a couple fights in the movie.

#170 Posted by LikeaSsur (1510 posts) -

@dudebro: I highly recommend you reconsider that. You're missing out on a great storytelling experience if you pass this up, and I'm 90% sure Activision's version will not even come close to it.

#171 Posted by rattybiscuit (3 posts) -

that does not sound too interesting

#172 Posted by NickL (2246 posts) -

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

#173 Posted by Stubee (378 posts) -

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

#174 Posted by Icebuncle (50 posts) -

@davidwitten22 said:

Oh good, you play as Daryl, everyone's least favorite character. That was a smart move...

What?

I wasn't interested in this game until I read that I would play as him. Most people I know rank him pretty high, if not highest (like me). Would like to get more backstory on him, but I don't know if the game will actually focus much on that.

#175 Posted by geirr (2524 posts) -

@Stubee said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

It's a soap opera which sometimes features a zombie. Of course Merle returns, just like everyone we don't explicitly see dying will return - and even worse - we can see them die and they'll still return cuz zombies.

#176 Posted by banishedsoul1 (294 posts) -

An fps? uhhhhhhh, no thanks. Walking dead is a story driven series! It's not about killing zombies!

#177 Posted by WilliamHenry (1202 posts) -

@banishedsoul1 said:

An fps? uhhhhhhh, no thanks. Walking dead is a story driven series! It's not about killing zombies!

Because you can't tell a story in an FPS right?

#178 Posted by Irishranger (245 posts) -

@WilliamHenry said:

@banishedsoul1 said:

An fps? uhhhhhhh, no thanks. Walking dead is a story driven series! It's not about killing zombies!

Because you can't tell a story in an FPS right?

Not the way Activision does FPSs.

Three hours of shooting sprinkled sparsely with two hours of story that may or may not make sense, topped off with...

MULTIPLAYER!!! MULTIPLAYER WE CAN MAKE MORE MONEY WITH!!! HOW MANY DIFFERENT WAYS CAN WE CHARGE FOR OUR MULTIPLAYERRRRRR!!!!

ehem...excuse me.

#179 Posted by NickL (2246 posts) -

@Stubee said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

Just keep watching. All I'm going to say.

#180 Posted by NickL (2246 posts) -

@davidwitten22 said:

I stand corrected, apparently everyone loves Daryl!

Damn right.

After the pure shit that was season 2 his character is the only reason I still pay attention.

#181 Posted by Irishranger (245 posts) -

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

Just keep watching. All I'm going to say.

Agreed. When you get to the scene in the show that that capture was taken from, you're going to face palm at how little of a spoiler it was. And will you apologize to anyone here for your little outburst? No, probably not.

#182 Posted by Stubee (378 posts) -

@Irishranger said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

Just keep watching. All I'm going to say.

Agreed. When you get to the scene in the show that that capture was taken from, you're going to face palm at how little of a spoiler it was. And will you apologize to anyone here for your little outburst? No, probably not.

Little outburst?

Get a grip mate and try and look at it from my point of view. I had no fucking idea that Merle returned as a character at any point in the show. Instead of his re-introduction being somewhat of a surprise or even a mildly interesting plot point its now just an expected inevitability. I made a polite comment in case others were in the same boat as me and I get jumped on by the weird 'Its ok to spoil without warning if its minor' police.

#183 Posted by bunnymud (717 posts) -

Who's Merle?

#184 Posted by EXCellR8 (97 posts) -

show is terrible... S01E01 was the only thing passable

#185 Posted by Irishranger (245 posts) -

@Stubee said:

@Irishranger said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@NickL said:

@Stubee said:

@OldGuy said:

@Stubee said:

Minor complaint but for someone that hasn't watched the second series that picture is a pretty big spoiler.

Which finished more than six months ago.

Everything is a spoiler for someone about something. Deal.

Not in my country.

I bet 100 bucks you have no idea what is actually happening in that "spoiler." Stop trying to over think a picture.

I now that that Merle isn't dead, spoiler enough.

Just keep watching. All I'm going to say.

Agreed. When you get to the scene in the show that that capture was taken from, you're going to face palm at how little of a spoiler it was. And will you apologize to anyone here for your little outburst? No, probably not.

Little outburst?

Get a grip mate and try and look at it from my point of view. I had no fucking idea that Merle returned as a character at any point in the show. Instead of his re-introduction being somewhat of a surprise or even a mildly interesting plot point its now just an expected inevitability. I made a polite comment in case others were in the same boat as me and I get jumped on by the weird 'Its ok to spoil without warning if its minor' police.

I'm not the one who needs to "get a grip" complaining about spoilers in a television show that probably won't be remembered in another decade.

Whatever, man. I give up. I'm moving on now. Have a nice life.

#186 Edited by mandude (2669 posts) -

@Irishranger: The fuck? How long have you been here? :(

(And which one of us needs to change our avatar?)

#187 Edited by ripelivejam (3788 posts) -

just want to say that i haven't finished it yet but episode 1 of the telltale game already feels infinitely closer in style and substance to the comic than the show ever has. some very tense moments so far. also i feel like a jerk since my actions are making Lee into a lying sleazebag when i really don't want to (wonder if that's subliminal or not...).

i'll withhold judgement on this game but i'm not expecting much.

#188 Posted by SpartanHoplite (384 posts) -

why Acti always takes the easiest route & makes this & bond into FPS, with the same old COD engine, instead of giving us proper games with 3rd person pespectives included.

but theres little hope for any Acti game, cause the developers they have are all rather average.

shame, the ideas are good.

#189 Posted by madman683 (6 posts) -

hmmm... hope this is not gonna be a rushed up game Activision-Blizzard...

#190 Posted by Druminator (1676 posts) -

Hmmm, I do love the Dixon bros!

#191 Edited by dvorak (1496 posts) -

This headline reads like an April fools article title. I can hardly believe just how like "yeah I guess you would expect this" it is.

Also one of you dudes having the argument is trolling the other because you may notice the distinct number of forearms that Merle has in that shot. Also, you're both pretty dumb.

#192 Posted by crusader8463 (14419 posts) -

Was willing to give this game a pass until I see more gameplay, but I must admit that basing the game around those characters kind of turn me off of the game. I like them in the show, but I would have preferred for them to take the telltale route and make their own cast in the same setting. Will see how it turns out.

I'm just happy to see more zombie games if for no other reason then to piss off the fools that bitch and moan every time they make a new one.

#193 Posted by lalakingpambihira (1 posts) -

I'm a big fan of The Walking Dead, but honestly, I don't think this game is gonna be that great.

#194 Posted by Sidonic (34 posts) -

High expectations before its release usually lead to disappointment, but it will be interesting to see if. Thats all.

#195 Posted by Irishranger (245 posts) -

@mandude said:

@Irishranger: The fuck? How long have you been here? :(

(And which one of us needs to change our avatar?)

Probably neither of us, since it's a big site and we'll most likely never encounter each other again. :)

#196 Posted by ArtisanBreads (3794 posts) -

This actually sounds quite cool if they deliver on the brief amount of premise. I'm bored with zombies but if a game goes all survival on it ala Day Z then it could work really well. That mods popularity obviously shows there is a market for this kind of game.

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#197 Posted by Timnoldzim (86 posts) -

Why Merle and Daryl, of all the characters to choose from? I hate those guys! I don't want to play as them!

Also, literally the only good Terminal Reality game I can think of was Ghostbusters, and even that was only good, not phenomenal or anything.

I guess I'll wait and see before I pass judgement.

#198 Posted by camp7203 (121 posts) -

Racist Zombie slayer: the game

#199 Posted by TheMatrixOnline (64 posts) -

Hopefully it actually has some survival horror in it and isn't just another shooter

#200 Posted by jasondesante (603 posts) -

yo broski i cant wait this is gonna pwn (pronounce it pone [the noob way])

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