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Feast Your Eyes on The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct

Posted by Sammy Barker

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For a game that’s less than two months away, it’s telling that Activision has only just released the first trailer for The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Sure, we got that rough footage earlier in the year, but believe it or not, that was fan-made. Thankfully, this new trailer is official, even if it still doesn’t look very good.

In addition to the video, the publisher also took a moment to confirm that pre-orders for the TV show tie-in will be rewarded with the ‘Walker Herd Survival Pack’. The add-on includes the groan-worthy ‘Herd’ mode, a twist on the more popular ‘Horde’ mode, where you're tasked with staving off endless waves of the undead. Stop us if you think that you’ve heard this one before.

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Paranoimia

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Paranoimia said:

Looks lousy to me. It seems Activision have completely ignored what makes TWD series great - story, suspense - and just gone with what they 'know'... loud, OTT action. It basically looks like yet another CoD game with The Walking Dead logo and a couple of character models recognisable from the show.

Still, I'm happy - at least I won't have to buy an Activision game.

I know it was based on the graphic novels rather than the TV show, but even so, Telltale captured the essence of the show perfectly with their game; I guess I'll just wait for the next season of that instead.

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