Reminder: The Walking Dead: Dead Reckoning exists and is awesome

Reminder: The Walking Dead: Dead Reckoning exists and is awesome
The Walking Dead is a cult phenomenon right now, and for good reason: it is a moving and personal account of what seems like a very realistic version of what would happen in the event of a zombie apocalypse, something that we may be accused of spending a bit too much time thinking about/planning for. Last week, AMC released The Walking Dead: Dead Reckoning for Android, and we just wanted to remind people of its existence, because it is worth a look. 

To call Dead Reckoning a game wouldn't be wholly accurate, it is more of an interactive comic book than a game. It focuses on story, more precisely, the story of Shane just before he went to visit Rick in the hospital that last time. It is set up in the style of a comic book with subtle animations and some choose-your-path options which can reward you or penalize you based on the decisions you make. 

It is fairly short, a play through could be as short as 5-10 minutes, but it is definitely worth it for fans of the TV show or original comic book. We're hoping that more of these get released sooner rather than later. We're hoping that getting the word out will help get more made because as yet, this app is still stuck in the 5k-10k download bracket in the Play Store. 

If you'd like to give Dead Reckoning a try, it's available for free in the Google Play Store. 

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15 Comments

1. bolaG

Posts: 468; Member since: Aug 15, 2011

Love that show. I will try out the app. Thanks PA

3. darkkjedii

Posts: 30966; Member since: Feb 05, 2011

Awesome show!!! I've have every episode on my iPad. Can't wait for season 3.

2. downphoenix

Posts: 3165; Member since: Jun 19, 2010

I downloaded it to my Playbook and its ranked pretty good on the app store there, but that's not a big surprise since its a much smaller appstore. I havent tried it yet though, but I will tonight.

4. jamrockjones

Posts: 345; Member since: Oct 26, 2011

Just downloaded it.

5. MagicTaco

Posts: 11; Member since: Nov 22, 2011

I will download this, love the show.

6. andro.

Posts: 1999; Member since: Sep 16, 2011

Its an incredible show,season 2 finale was class! Downloading this app!

7. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

You guys should see how crazy season 3 is going to get!

11. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Dude- you got gossip??? I do not even care if you are right or not...

15. MobileCaseReview

Posts: 242; Member since: Feb 10, 2012

Yeah I decided to read the graphic novel after the end of season 2 lol. The writers did a great job in comparison.

8. JGuinan007

Posts: 699; Member since: May 19, 2011

it's pretty short love the show though

9. RORYREVOLUTION

Posts: 3131; Member since: Jan 12, 2010

Despite if you read the comics or not. The show is amazing, kudos for finally bringing a good zombie tv show that isnt stupid and mindless but realistic and deep.

10. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Sunday evenings are very dull without "Walking Dead" right now. It was an event at my place- about 3 - 6 of our friends would come over and watch with us, or we would just text back and forth during it. "Talking Dead" was required watching as well. Haven't been this into a show since the first 3 seasons of "Lost". Our fav game? "Guess who gets eaten this week". I did real good at figuring out who was getting munched in season 1, but not so good in season 2. I am hoping to bounce back with a strong season 3. October seems so far away....

12. roscuthiii

Posts: 2383; Member since: Jul 18, 2010

Everybody loves zombies. I know I do. Hell, my girlfriend is even a zombie. OK, OK... she's not really a zombie. I should probably get her back to the cemetery now though. "Necrophilia - crack open a cold one!"

13. snowgator

Posts: 3621; Member since: Jan 19, 2011

Sick and twisted...... yet I laughed.....

14. BomberXL

Posts: 82; Member since: Jan 17, 2012

downloaded and beat this about a week ago. its epic, and really cool. its good to know what shanes story was like between rick in the hospital and now.

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