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Telltale’s The Walking Dead Makes Its Way To The UK

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Telltale's The Walking Dead Makes Its Way To The UKTelltale Games has announced that fans of the award-winning zombie game, The Walking Dead, can now purchase the game from UK retailers for the Xbox 360, PS3 and PC. Read on to learn more.

From the Press Release
Telltale Games, leading developer of digital entertainment, announced today that the award-winning game series The Walking Dead is now available for purchase from UK retailers on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, PlayStation®3 computer entertainment system, and PC.

Published by Telltale Games and distributed in the UK exclusively by Avanquest Software, The Walking Dead game was originally an English-only digital download when the series debuted in April 2012. This new retail release includes subtitled versions in French, Italian, German and Spanish for the first time. It compiles all 5 episodes in the critically-acclaimed first season of the game on one disc.

The Walking Dead has earned Game of the Year honors from over 80 media outlets worldwide including Metacritic , USA Today, Wired, E! Online, Yahoo!, The Telegraph, Mashable, Polygon, and GamesRadar, and recently won the BAFTA Video Games Awards for Best Story and Best Mobile Game.

IGN.com gave the final episode of the season an Editor’s Choice Award and a score of 9.5 out of 10 saying, “People will reference the series over and over as the benchmark for story-telling in games,” and summed up the game’s emotional impact by stating, “I cried in the final minutes, sat silently through the credits, and was speechless after the epilogue.”

The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series. Players experience life-changing events, meeting new characters and some familiar to fans of the comic book series, in events that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sheriff Rick Grimes. The Walking Dead offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience – a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.

The Walking Dead is rated ’18’ for ‘extreme violence, violence towards defenseless people and strong language’ by PEGI.

The Walking Dead is available for purchase from Amazon, GAME, ASDA, Sainsbury’s, Smyth’s Toy Superstore, GameStop, Tesco, ShoptoNet and other online games retailers.

To learn more, visit the official Telltale Games website.

Telltale Games' The Walking Dead

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