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  • Summary: Beginning the moment Rick awakes in hospital in issue #1, events of the game take you from those first isolated moments, through Atlanta, and ultimately to the horrific camp invasion that costs the survivors valuable allies and friends.Play as your favourite characters from the series – Rick, Glenn, Shane, Carl, Andrea, Lori and more! Assemble and choose your ultimate team of four, hunt for supplies, upgrade, and use unique special character abilities to survive against the zombie horror. Collapse
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  1. Dec 10, 2012
    Mirroring the style of the graphic novels and utilizing the actual characters in a fun way, The Walking Dead: Assault is a competent, fun addition to the genre and an obvious purchase for fans of the series.
  2. Dec 6, 2012
    Even if you haven't been bitten by The Walking Dead phenomenon yet (horrible pun fully intended), if you like strategy games, you're going to want to give this one some of your time.
  3. Dec 18, 2012
    It is basically an action game from a third person perspective, but it adds survival and strategy to make it a deeper experience. The customization options and the possibilities to recruit survivors make it even more recommendable.
  4. Dec 4, 2012
    Taken as a whole, The Walking Dead: Assault provides a welcome change of pace from the usual first and third person zombie shooters, with smartly designed squad-based mechanics. With more chapters due for release in the coming months, it's a game worth hanging on to, especially if you love the comics and/or TV show.
  5. Mar 25, 2013
    The Walking Dead: Assault delivers an interesting, challenging RTS experience. Every character comes with unique abilities, and that's nice, but the controls tend to be too slow and unresponsive when it comes to survive.
  6. Dec 4, 2012
    It's obvious Skybound and Gamagio put a lot of thought and care into making Assault a true tactical zombie experience. The action is a little too repetitive and simplistic and the In-App Purchase upsell is too aggressive, but this is still a fun alternative take on the evocative Walking Dead universe.
  7. Dec 7, 2012
    It might not do much with the famous franchise, but The Walking Dead: Assault still manages to offer some enjoyably tense, if simplistic, shoot-and-loot action.

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