The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 1 for Xbox One
Xbox One

The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 1

Dec 20, 2016

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Developer: Telltale Games
Content Rating: Mature

Summary

When family is all you have left…how far will you go to protect it?After society was ripped apart by undead hands, pockets of civilization emerge from the chaos. But at what cost? Can the living be trusted on this new frontier? As Javier, a young man determined to find the family taken from him, you meet a young girl who has experienced her own unimaginable loss. Her name is Clementine, and your fates are bound together in a story where every choice you make could be your last.Download Episode One of The Walking Dead: A New Frontier, a five part episodic game series from the creators of The Wolf Among Us, Batman - The Telltale Series, and Tales from the Borderlands.

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7.51
Kimberley WallaceDec 20, 2016
I just hope Telltale doesn't disappoint with its result, as in the past some of the cliffhangers have had unsatisfying resolutions, not altering the story as much as I expected. While some things remain predictable, like needing to constantly look for resources or evil people showing up at the worst times, Telltale does a good job with its reveals and twists.
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Joe DeAndreaMar 31, 2017
Telltale doesn't try to do anything out of its element with the return of The Walking Dead - it still plays the same and has that trademark look - but its switch away from Clementine as a main character is a confident and respectable move. It shows trust in the season from the very beginning, and while the game engine could still use some work, the narrative throughout is a fine distraction. Ties That Bind Part I opens the door for what could be one of the best pieces of material in the entire Walking Dead universe, so here's hoping that the remaining episodes can expand on what it already does so well.
Kieran HarrisJan 03, 2017
New protagonist Javier is instantly likeable and although his introduction was relatively short, he still shows much promise for leading the future of the series. Occasional technical blemishes and shallow puzzle sections may endure throughout, but they struggle to leave a mark on what is one of the series' most impactful openings to date.