The Escapists: The Walking Dead
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Developer: Mouldy Toof Studios
Content Rating: Teen
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 Meriwether Correctional Facility and Woodbury.
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The Escapists: The Walking Dead is a visually charming game with a standout soundtrack, but its gameplay is shallow and repetitive. It follows the narrative of the original comic books, but uses them only superficially without any real depth or engagement with the license. It has its moments of fun, but more often than not is a frustrating time-sink made up of trial-and-error mechanics with little sense of reward.
The Escapists: The Walking Dead valiantly tries to subvert the established formula of the original version of The Escapists, but ends up a slightly confused love letter to Robert Kirkman’s post-apocalyptic comic book series instead. There's still plenty to enjoy for Walking Dead fans, if not necessarily much for those that liked The Escapists.
The Escapists: The Walking Dead tiene destellos de genialidad. Es un videojuego que sabe aprovechar la licencia sobre la que se basa, y añadiendo ingredientes de cosecha propia, consigue mantener la identidad de un juego como The Escapists. Ambos universos parecen entrelazarse y mezclarse a partes iguales, ofreciéndonos una curiosa perspectiva de la rutina en tiempos de zombis.