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Walking Dead: Season 2 - Amid the Ruins
By Rob Hearn 24 July 2014
Walking Dead: Season 2 | Publisher:
Telltale Games | Format:
Android, iPhone, iPad | Genre:
Adventure | Players:
1 | Version:
Spoiler alert: This review/episode recap contains major, major, major spoilers, and you should only read it if you've already played chapter four of Walking Dead: Season 2. If you want to know whether to buy it, just glance at the score and move on.
Telltale's Walking Dead is an equal opportunities killer. Long-running characters and new characters, baddies and goodies, children and adults all alike are fed into the game's meat grinder.
Each of the last two episodes has ended with a bloodbath, and episode four – 'Amid the Ruins' – starts where episode three left off, in the middle of a herd of zombies from which two further characters will never emerge.
The novelty of the Walking Dead series is wearing off a bit, and 'Amid the Ruins' lacks the tension of some previous episodes, but good storytelling is timeless