Leading publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator and writer of The Walking Dead for his Skybound imprint at Image Comics, today announced the release of ‘Amid the Ruins,‘ the fourth of five episodes of The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series.
The episode is available today on Xbox Games Store for Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, on the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 3 and PS Vita, also on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services. The episode will also be available on the App Store for compatible iOS devices Thursday, July 24th.
In their review of ‘Amid the Ruins,’ GameTrailers.com awarded the episode a 9.5 out of 10 score, saying, “The writing is the best it’s ever been, employing meaningful character development, symbolism, and choice to create a story that’s emotionally exhausting,” later adding, “There’s a level of purpose and confidence here that the studio has rarely matched.” Gamespot.com awarded the episode a 9 out of 10 score, saying, “Telltale’s masterful storytelling keeps us hoping for the best even as that optimism is continually shattered by what is proving to be one of the most memorable tragedies ever told in gaming.”
The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series continues the story of Clementine, a young girl orphaned at the outset of the undead apocalypse, left to survive in a world gone mad. Players will struggle to outwit both the dead and the living in situations that will test their morals and control the flow of the story through the choices that they make.
To date, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series has sold more than 28 million episodes worldwide, earning more than 90 Game of the Year awards from outlets including Metacritic, USA Today, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, Yahoo!, The Telegraph, Mashable, Polygon, Destructoid and GamesRadar, and was also the recipient of two BAFTA Video Games Awards for Best Story and Best Mobile Game.
The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.
The Walking Dead: Season Two – A Telltale Games Series – Episode Four: ‘Amid the Ruins’ is rated ‘M’ (Mature) for Intense Violence, Blood and Gore, Sexual Themes, and Strong Language by the ESRB. Content for future episodes in The Walking Dead: Season Two has not yet been rated by the ESRB.
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