New ‘Walking Dead’ Game In Development From Overkill

Overkill, the makers behind the horror game 'Payday' are hard at work developing a new 'Walking Dead' game.

Overkill, the makers behind the horror game ‘Payday’ are hard at work developing a new ‘Walking Dead’ game.

The new game is called ‘The Walking Dead’ and it will be available on PS4 and XBox One.

At present little is known about the game other than it will contain role-playing elements, all-out action and stealth sections. With a zombie theme running through it, it will also feature a little survival horror.

It has also been revealed that the game will take place in the world of Robert Kirkman’s comic book series and not of the television series.

Overkill’s upcoming release isn’t the first time The Walking Dead has been recreated as a first-person shooter.

Activision published a Walking Dead shooter back in 2013. Both Norman Reedus and Michael Rooker reprised their roles as Daryl and Merle from the TV show.

Additionally Telltale Games have produced two seasons of their episodic ‘Walking Dead’ game, which has been a huge hit with fans of role playing games.

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