Telltale games turn their attention to zombies in an episodic adventure series based on Robert Kirkman’s Walking Dead comics. Do zombies and modernized point-and-click mechanics work well together?
To those of you who haven’t read the Walking Dead, or seen the (excellent) AMC TV adaptation – It tells the stories of the scattered human population after a zombie apocalypse. The narrative focuses on the interaction between characters and how they cope with the breakdown of society. Its closest approximation is George Romero’s classics if they went on forever in a constant loop of despair, More >
What happens when you mix Resident Evil 4-like gunplay, Twin Peaks’ setting, GTA-like driving sections, and a mishmash of Stephen King stories? Alan Wake was critically lauded on release for its pacing and storytelling. By Remedy, the studio responsible for Max Payne it suffered from a notoriously drawn out development cycle. Now it has a reduced price on Xbox Live for halloween – is it worth a purchase to late-comers or new 360 owners?
Story: Alan is a famous yet frustrated writer. Encouraged to come on holiday by his wife, Alice, he expects More >