The Walking Dead: The Game - Episode 1

  • The Walking Dead: The Game - Episode 1
81
Based on 28 scores, 32 reviews available
  • Excellent:
    8
  • Good:
    16
  • Average:
    3
  • Bad:
    1

Pros:

  • Very visceral.
  • Storyline changes based on gamer choices.
  • Great visuals.

Cons:

  • No keyboard mapping options.
  • Some night scenes a bit dark and murky.

Expert reviews and ratings

By Tech2 on 90

T elltale's episodic The Walking Dead series has been a dark horse of sorts. In an era where point-and-click is almost dead, no one expected a mash of ‘90s point-and-click nostalgia and the current obsession with zombies. But contrary to logic, the...

By 1Up on 94

Warning: the following review contains significant, life-shattering spoilers. You have been warned.Bob Mackey: I've been following Telltale's efforts since they revived Sam & Max in 2006, and while I've played and enjoyed nearly everything they've...

By Blogcritics on 80

When the zombie apocalypse comes, there will be more than bloodshed. Society will crumble. Infrastructure that took centuries to build will be destroyed in days. And families will be torn apart. When Robert Kirkman created the graphic novel series The...

By Blogcritics on 60

Telltale Games do point-and-click adventure/puzzle games brilliantly. From Sam & Max to Monkey Island and even to Back to the Future, they have shown that they have a certain perspective on the genre that is unparalleled by other developers. What...

By New Game Network on 79

There was a time when I could not picture the zombie apocalypse except with a standard backdrop of a suburban shopping center or inner-city mob imagery. Now, thanks to the combination of the Left 4 Dead franchise and the excellent Walking Dead AMC TV...

By Strategy Informer on 90

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,...

By PC Mag on 80

Gamer and Walking Dead fan? Without question you will love The Walking Dead game....

By Tech2 on 80

I wasn’t surprised to hear of a video game adaptation for Robert Kirkman’s The Walking Dead but I was curious to see how the whole adventure route would work in this universe. Over time, our minds have been accustomed to mowing down hordes of...

By NZGamer on

I have a confession to make; while I have played many adventure games in my life, I have never considered myself a fan of the genre. It is for this reason that The Walking Dead: A New Day is the first game by Telltale Games I’ve ever played. I have...

By PC Gamer on 90

By some creative miracle, modest difficulty and interaction are outweighed by genuinely great survival...

By Trusted Reviews on

This first episode of The Walking Dead gets the video game adaptation off to a cracking start. Despite simplistic puzzles it’s a gripping adventure, with characters you can care about and a storyline that’s not afraid to go to all the right dark...

By PCWorld New Zealand on 80

Telltale Games has a lot to prove. After its last title, Jurassic Park: The Game, flopped spectacularly, the company will be pinning a lot on its adaption of the hit comic book series, The Walking Dead.The Walking Dead: The Game is set in the weeks...

By Gaming Nexus on 92

The Walking Dead opens in a police car driving away from the big city. You play the man in the back seat, an African American gentleman who may or may not have killed a sitting U.S. Senator. The nameless policeman has an engaging conversation about...

By PC Authority on 67

The Walking Dead game has always been an interesting prospect. The TV show has garnered a lot of attention, while the comics continue to tell the character-driven story of a zombie apocalypse. For the record, I'm a fan of both the comics and the show,...

By GameSpy on 80

Welcome back, Telltale Games. After the weak Back to the Future series and the failed Jurassic Park: The Quick Time Event experiment left the sour taste of disappointment in many a gamer's mouth, the first episode of The Walking Dead: The Game washes...

By GameSpot on 80

This is not your average Telltale Games adventure. The developer best known for all-ages affairs like the Back to the Future and Tales of Monkey Island franchises has nimbly waded into the guts and gore of the zombie apocalypse with the first episode...

By Cheat Code Central on 76

When it was first announced that The Walking Dead would be getting a video game version, you wouldn't have been crazy to assume it would be some kind of survival horror shooter. After all, zombie shooters seem to be all the rage these days. But The...

By ign.com on 85

The Walking Dead: The Game is off to a great start with A New Day. It has a believable cast of characters and a great look. Sure, the puzzles some adventure gamers love are missing and there will be an audio hiccup here and there, but as an...

International Review By Les Numériques on 80

Le verdict de ce The Walking Dead est sensiblement le même que celui de la version iOS. La note de 5 étoiles n'aurait pas été un hold-up mais le jeu souffre toujours de la non-traduction des dialogues. Fort heureusement, la possibilité de télécharger...

International Review By Gameswelt.de on 86

Telltale Games haben sich die nächste große Lizenz geschnappt und servieren einen äußerst vielversprechenden Serienstart zu The Walking Dead....