Gamagio in collaboration with Skybound and Skybound Asia announce the release of a new iOS game based on Robert Kirkman’s Eisner Award-winning comic series and best-selling graphic novels, “The Walking Dead”.
Following the comic timeline, Episode 1 “Days Gone Bye” begins at the point Rick awakes in the hospital in Issue #1 and takes you from those first isolated moments, through Atlanta, and ultimately to the horrific invasion of the camp that costs the survivors valuable allies and friends.
Play as your favourite characters from the series – Rick, Glenn, Shane, Carl, and more! Assemble your ultimate team of four, hunt for supplies, purchase new items & upgrades, and use unique special abilities and distractions like car alarms and flares to survive the undead horror!
Complete Bonus Objectives and Challenges to unlock special content including artwork and wallpapers for your device, behind-the-scenes trivia, Game Center Achievements and much more!
The Walking Dead: Assault features authentic locations from comic book series all visualized in a 3D art style based the comic series iconic look and uses intuitive controls designed specifically for handheld devices and the iPhone 5 and New iPad retina displays.
Since its launch last Friday, The Walking Dead: Assault has become the #1 Strategy game in over thirteen countries including the US, UK, Canada, and Germany and is currently the #2 game in the US after the nail-biting mid-season US finale of the TV show! The Walking Dead: Assault has a 5 star rating from over a thousand reviews and a new person plays the game every 8 seconds!
What the media are saying…
“The Walking Dead: Assault” is a meaty chunk of squad-based survival horror that faithfully follows Rick and the crew through several arcs of Robert Kirkman’s award winning comic book series… Most unexpected and greatly appreciated.” – Mike Fahey, Kotaku
“So far, we’re loving every second of our time with The Walking Dead: Assault. If you’re into the Walking Dead universe or squad-based strategy games, you can pick this one up with confidence. Now if you’ll excuse us, we’re going to dive back into the post-apocalyptic world.” – Chris Reed, Slidetoplay.com
“One of the best games I have played. Ever… Walking Dead!!!” – Jonathan Ross, entertainer
App Store reviews…
“This just came out of nowhere and I’m hooked! Can’t wait for the rest of the episodes.” – Jbannanyc
“The game does an excellent job of capturing the tone and feel of the comic book… and packaging those tense combat moments into a squad-based real time tactical game. A must buy for The Walking Dead fans.” – Bool Zero
“I love the show and this game does not disappoint. It has the atmosphere and sets the mood for a very good zombie game. Best top down shooter I’ve ever played on iOS hands down.” – im-unarmed
The Walking Dead: Assault is a Universal App allowing a one-time purchase to run on all of the purchaser’s Apple mobile devices and is available at an introductory price of just £1.49.
Download The Walking Dead: Assault from iTunes today!
Coming soon! Future episodes include “Safety Behind Bars” and “Fear The Hunters” and will feature key locations such as the Prison along with additional characters like Michonne, Tyreese, the Governor, and devastating new weapons such as Tear Gas, the semi-automatic Rifle, and the Flamethrower!