The Escapists: The Walking Dead Edition [Xbox One]
Merging the award-winning, smash-hit, indie game The Escapists with the worldwide phenomenon that is The Walking Dead, comes The Escapists: The Walking Dead. In this unique game, recreated entirely in the charming 8-bit pixel art style of The Escapists, you play as Rick Grimes as he takes on hordes of zombies let loose upon the world.
Rick is in charge of a band of survivors featuring many of the original comic book cast, including Maggie, Hershel, Glenn and Michonne. Rick must secure the safety of the group by seeking out a safe escape route from each area, and manage several dangerous tasks to keep as many of the group alive as possible. The game faithfully matches the timeline of the comics, meaning Rick must first fight his way out of the Harrison Memorial Hospital, visit the Greene family farm before visiting destinations such as the Meirwether Correctional Facility and Woodbury.
Protect the living and escape the dead as you play through the award-winning comic's epic story.
- As Rick Grimes, nurture and care for your band of survivors in a bid to both keep up morale and to lead them to safety. Each survivor comes with their bespoke dialogue faithfully taken from the comic series.
- Take control of the perilous situations using Rick's trusty handgun right through to Michonne's faithful Katana in a bid to tackle the threat of the undead.
- As well as getting up close and personal with the undead, players can tackle zombies with many gun types as well as arming your survivors with weaponry to assist you in your mission.
- Ensure to look after your band of survivors and in turn they will go with you into dangerous situations because they believe in you and firmly place their trust in Rick Grimes.
- Each game map will come with its own Leaderboard for you to try and hit the top spots. Players will be rewarded with better scores the better they perform by keeping alive survivors and by being quick about it.