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Submitted by Linko64 516d ago | opinion piece

Why is Nobody Talking About The Walking Dead Anymore?

Gamer Euphoria writes:

''Last year it seemed like The Walking Dead was the game on everyone’s lips. TellTale’s ability to craft a story that resonated in the emotions of its players catapulted them into the spotlight. Game of the Year awards were won, mass praise was achieved, and a loyal fanbase was formed. Arguably, the game even managed to best the TV show of the same name. In all, TellTale had a true hit on their hands. Fast-forward to 2013 and the first season of The Walking Dead games is over after enjoying a run of strong critical acclaim, and thus the next entry has subsequently landed, titled 400 Days.'' (PC, PS3, The Walking Dead: Episode 1 "A New Day", Xbox 360)

hollabox  +   516d ago
People had no emotional attachment to 400 Days. I have not played this game yet but everybody say its short, not enough time to grow attached to any particular character. I probably will buy it when I beat a couple of my newer games in a week or two.
annamalik   516d ago | Spam
Excalibur  +   516d ago
I beat it last night.

Each story is about 10-15 minutes long and the stories don't really have much to do with each other.
And TBH none of the characters were particularly likable (IMO).
KillrateOmega  +   516d ago
I agree. The only one I really liked was the Wyatt storyline and even then, that was only because I found the characters kind of funny.
KwietStorm  +   516d ago
But it was just a tie in with the upcoming second season. Give them a chance to flesh out the stories.
MrTrololo  +   516d ago
Cause it not as memorable as The Last Of Us
CommonSense  +   516d ago
Now, THAT is some good trolling.
MrTrololo  +   516d ago
Thank you my good man :)
HammadTheBeast  +   516d ago
I agree with YOUR OPINION.

Joel and Ellie > Walking Dead Characters.
CommonSense  +   516d ago
Reason 1. Zombies have saturated the market.

Reason 2. The show is god awful.

Reason 3. 400 days was 5 dollars for about an hour of "gameplay." And since it was all new characters with about 15 minutes of screen-time, it was very difficult to get invested in what was happening.

@below, they still feed off of each other. If there wasn't a show, it's likely there wouldn't have been a game. Especially not a game that was as well received.
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Jovanian  +   516d ago
well its a good thing this isn't an adaptation of the show, rather the comic
slimeybrainboy  +   516d ago
The show isnt that bad. definitely overhyped when shows like Hannibal get no credit. TWD tv show doesnt even come close to Hannibal IMO.
Heisenburger  +   516d ago
I really loved the pilot of The Walking Dead. After that, not so much.

I'm way more into, say The Killing which is definitely not appreciated. Breaking Bad is what I look for in entertainment. I can watch an eight minute monologue and be completely captivated.

TWD show was never gripping to me.

I loved the game though. I fell in love with Clementine.

That being said I have no real interest in 'Days' or Season 2 of the game.

That of course could change, but for now I'm happy walking away with the experience that I had.

I'll have to look into Hannibal btw.

I'm familiar with "Hannibal's" work on Casino Royale. I'm always looking for another good drama.
mgszelda1  +   516d ago
*Points to Avatar*
Best "zombie esque" game since the beginning of PS2 period
MiasmaDodo  +   516d ago
trends are like that...
SaffronCurse  +   516d ago
Because the tv show has turned into some dude-bro show that is catered to the lowest common denominator.
thaimasker  +   516d ago
Lets see if you can say the same thing when season 2 comes this fall.

All we got recently was a short DLC to bridge the gap to season 2.
SignifiedSix91  +   515d ago
Maybe because everyone is waiting for season 2? I sure as hell can't wait!
JunioRS101  +   515d ago
Look up the definition of a fad.

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