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The Walking Dead FPS coming from Activision and Terminal Reality

Telltale has been doing quite well with its game based on The Walking Dead comic. However, Activision has its own game coming out as well, one based on the AMC television series.

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Telltale has been doing quite well with its game based on The Walking Dead comic. However, Activision has its own game coming out as well, one based on the AMC television series.

The Walking Dead will be a first-person shooter developed by Terminal Reality (Kinect Star Wars). The game serves as a prequel as players control Daryl and Merle Dixon on a "haunting, unforgiving quest to make their way to the supposed safety of Atlanta."

Players will have to be stealthy and scavenge the environment for supplies, food, and ammo. Like in Telltale's game, Daryl will encounter other characters, and whether or not these characters help you will be dependent on the "major decisions" you make while playing.

The game will be available in 2013 on PC, PS3, and Xbox 360. IGN has the first trailer for the game, which has absolutely zero gameplay footage.

From The Chatty

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    July 6, 2012 11:30 AM

    Andrew Yoon posted a new article, The Walking Dead FPS coming from Activision and Terminal Reality.

    Telltale has been doing quite well with its game based on The Walking Dead comic. However, Activision has its own game coming out as well, one based on the AMC television series.

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      July 6, 2012 11:53 AM

      I love both the books and the TV (and I'm going to eventually get the Telltale games) but this sounds like a bad idea and I'm not interested in the slightest.

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        July 6, 2012 12:04 PM

        I kinda lost the interest in the comics after the prison and the TV series just seems too slow for me, but the Telltale games are actually pretty awesome. I'm in the same boat with you that this sounds like a bad idea unless maybe they make it a survival action like STALKER games. I kinda doubt it though...

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      July 6, 2012 12:00 PM

      Sounds lame.

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      July 6, 2012 12:03 PM

      I can't wait to see how seriously this is going to suck.

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      July 6, 2012 12:07 PM

      lol

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      July 6, 2012 12:12 PM

      The Telltale games are incredibly good. This just sounds like a bad idea from the start coming from Terminal Reality. If it was another developer, I might have higher expectations.

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      July 6, 2012 12:23 PM

      Ass in the making.

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      July 6, 2012 12:24 PM

      Between Left 4 Dead 2 and Killing Floor, I've played enough zombie FPS games.

      Sad to see Terminal Reality turn into a "gun-for-hire developer", chasing after movie / TV tie-in games, like Liquid Entertainment (Thor) and Double Helix (Battleship).

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      July 6, 2012 12:26 PM

      So it's an FPAdventure, and not a shooter. Sounds like a terrible idea. Then again, I don;t think they're going to invest a lot of money on this.

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      July 6, 2012 12:33 PM

      Ugh, And I'm sure these will get more exposure than the Telltale games because Activision has a way bigger marketing budget.

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      July 6, 2012 12:42 PM

      hahahaha

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      July 6, 2012 12:50 PM

      protip: play as hershel. unlimited ammo cheat.

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      July 6, 2012 1:32 PM

      This is just upsetting, Activision publishing another fps to milk another franchise and one I really care about. I'm reading the comics, watched the shows and played the Tell Tale series thus far and my problem here isn't that this game will be an fps but rather that it won't be made with an deep understanding and consideration of the walking dead universe and it'll be a bad game over all, like the Harry Potter Deathly Hallows games...

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      July 6, 2012 1:34 PM

      Lets call it DayZzz. I dont know , could be good. Im not tired of the zombie games yet.

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      July 6, 2012 1:36 PM

      Hold up, so I get to play as MERLE, the despicable racist and Neo-Nazi from the TV series? Exactly how is this a good idea!?!

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        July 6, 2012 1:38 PM

        You only get points for killing black zombies

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        July 6, 2012 1:40 PM

        Oh, my bad, I guess you only play as Darryl, with Merle along for the ride, whispering bigoted sweet nothings into your ear. Still a BAD IDEA.

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        July 6, 2012 1:51 PM

        Political Correctness in zombie game? Can we get a PC GTA too?

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          July 6, 2012 2:15 PM

          Tada! Lego City on the Wii U!

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          July 6, 2012 4:48 PM

          Tripps, if you want to live out your fantasy of being a card-carrying member of the KKK, be my guest. I'm just not interested in playing Merle, who is a racist, or Darryl, who might be a racist. Even with that aside, they are still redneck stereotypes. Well written and interesting to watch on tv, but throw them into a generic first person shooter as the protagonists and well, you have Redneck Rampage all over again. No thanks.

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      July 6, 2012 1:46 PM

      CLARIFICATION..
      Giantbomb seems to think that Activision is teaming up with Terminal Reality. Which is true?
      http://www.giantbomb.com/news/activision-has-its-own-walking-dead-game-now/4254/

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      July 6, 2012 1:46 PM

      Please be good...please? PLEASE?!?!

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      July 6, 2012 3:25 PM

      The Walking Dead: Zombie Warfare - Redneck Edition

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      July 6, 2012 3:33 PM

      Oh no.

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      July 6, 2012 6:41 PM

      I was just thinking we needed another FPS. There hasn't been one in a while.