At the July 2014 San Diego Comic-Con Telltale Games and Skybound have announced that a third season is being developed, and that the first two seasons to date have sold more than 28 million episodes.The Walking Dead is a graphic adventure, played from a third-person perspective with a variety of cinematic camera angles, in which the player, as protagonist Lee Everett, works with a rag-tag group of survivors to stay alive in the midst of a zombie apocalypse.
) is an episodic interactive drama graphic adventure video game developed and published by Telltale Games.
Based on Robert Kirkman's The Walking Dead comic book series, the game consists of five episodes, released between April and November 2012.
It is available for Android, i OS, Kindle Fire HDX, Microsoft Windows, Mac OS X, Play Station 3, Play Station Vita, Xbox 360, Play Station 4 and Xbox One.
The game is the first of The Walking Dead video game series published by Telltale.
The game takes place in the same fictional world as the comic, with events occurring shortly after the onset of the zombie apocalypse in Georgia.
However, most of the characters are original to the game, which centers on university professor and convicted murderer Lee Everett, who helps to rescue and subsequently care for a young girl named Clementine.Kirkman provided oversight for the game's story to ensure it corresponded to the tone of the comic, but allowed Telltale to handle the bulk of the developmental work and story specifics.Some characters from the original comic book series also make in-game appearances.Unlike many graphic adventure games, The Walking Dead does not emphasize puzzle solving, but instead focuses on story and character development.The story is affected by both the dialogue choices of the player and their actions during quick time events, which can often lead to, for example, certain characters being killed, or an adverse change in the disposition of a certain character or characters towards Lee.The choices made by the player carry over from episode to episode.