“We’ve all made mistakes. Done things that we regret. It may not be perfect, but we look out for each other.”
I had intended to be finished with both seasons of Telltale’s Walking Dead game, as well as the Michonne spin-off entry, before the first two episodes of season 3 were released. You know what they say: “The road to hell is paved with good intentions.”
I mean, hopefully I’m not going to hell just because I took too long to beat a video game. That would be an embarrassing reason to be subjected to eternal damnation. Anyway, I finally got through my playthrough of season 2 on the Playstation 4, so now it’s time to talk about it. It wasn’t as well-received as season 1, but it was still SO much better than the TV show.
How much better? Well, pull up a chair, hit the jump and I’ll explain it to you. There will be no spoilers for season 2, but if you haven’t played season 1, I would tread lightly here. Spoilers are hard to avoid.
(Update, 12/9/16: With The Walking Dead: A New Frontier coming out in a little over a week, I thought this would be a good time to review the first few Walking Dead games in Telltale’s library. Then I remembered that I already have reviewed Season 1, and there’s not much point in doing it again. Even though the bugs and framerate issues are much better when playing on the PS4, this is still the same game, I still think it’s great and Kevin still hasn’t played it. Maybe you could guilt him into doing so in the comment section. Otherwise, my original review follows.)
The next generation of video game consoles are here, and we here at Pegboard couldn’t care less. Not only are those new systems horribly overpriced and riddled with numerous technological issues, but at this point there are hardly any games worth owning anyway. Meanwhile, there are a bunch of titles from this generation that Kevin and I have yet to play, and it just makes a lot more sense to us to focus on those before we even consider dropping half a grand on a new console. Thus, we are happy to start our own series of video game columns, where we will be reviewing some of our favorites from the current-gen systems. Or I guess they are now the last-gen systems? I know, it’s confusing.
First up: Telltale Games’ critically acclaimed episodic adventure, “The Walking Dead: The Game.”