While Telltale Games are mostly known for point and click adventures in which character choice is supposed of maximum importance, they kind of fell into a binary trap in their most recent installments. Instead of having all choices matter, as they kind of did in their first few games, the company’s most recent installments don’t really take into account any but a couple of choices, only giving you the illusions of choice.
Still, Telltale is still seen as a superior gaming company, mostly because of their compelling narratives in games such as The Wolf Among Us and the first season of The Walking Dead. But seeing as they’re also a publishing company, Telltale recently decided to put its name on another zombie title that received overwhelmingly positive reviews.
So, further cementing their title of zombie game champions, Telltale brings ‘7 Days to Die’ to PS4 and Xbox One. Developed by The Fun Pimps, the game is a very compelling mix of several genres, leading to thousands of hours of streams and countless players partnering up or fighting against each other in this survival-horror mash-up.
According to the Senior Vice President of Publishing at Telltale Inc., Steve Allison,
Telltale Publishing seeks to bring the best and most innovative games in their genres to new audiences. 7 Days to Die has already thrilled over 1.5 million PC users worldwide, and we’re delighted to bring this game from the PC to consoles everywhere.
The Fun Pimps have redefined what the survival genre can be with unrivaled world-building, crafting, and character growth. With overwhelmingly positive user feedback for the PC version, we can’t wait to expose a brand new audience to this exceptional and terrifying sandbox experience.
Published by Telltale, the console version of the game will come with a few new extra features, such as a split-screen multiplayer feature, several new online multiplayer modes, a few DLCs, and even exclusive access to five character skins from Telltale’s The walking Dead series, including the first season’s Lee Everett and the most recent season’s Michonne.
One of the most interesting things about the title is how it’s actually a mash-up of different types of games. And The Fun Pimps actually made it seem like they all fit together. As expected, the game’s setting is a post-apocalyptic world overrun by hordes of undead. But this is where the fun starts.
You see, the company somehow managed to seamlessly integrate elements from gaming genres such as first person shooters, survival horrors, RPGs, tower defenses, and even with crafting, mining, looting and explorations systems similar to Minecraft and even Rust.
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