If you've ever wondered how you would fare against a horde of walkers, but you don't actually want the living dead apocalypse to happen, then you can have the best of both worlds (both the living and the living dead versions) in a new VR game from AMC and Survios, The Walking Dead Onslaught.
An immersive experience that will put players in the world of AMC's The Walking Dead, the new VR game The Walking Dead Onslaught is teased in its first trailer and official details below, and we'll be sure to keep Daily Dead readers updated on future announcements leading up to the game's release this fall:
"Fight your fears head-on and step into the apocalyptic world of AMC’s global hit series “The Walking Dead” with the show’s official VR game, The Walking Dead Onslaught.
From AMC and Survios, the studio behind top-selling VR titles Raw Data and Creed: Rise to Glory , The Walking Dead Onslaught invites players to assume the roles of their favorite survivors from the TV series, struggling against the relentless walker threat while confronting both the horrors and humanity of this apocalyptic world. With an exclusive original story, visceral real-motion melee and ranged combat, player progression and a full campaign mode, AMC and Survios deliver the most immersive “The Walking Dead” experience yet.
To learn more about The Walking Dead Onslaught , visit www.TWDonslaught.com
“Not only is The Walking Dead Onslaught a dream opportunity for the megafans in the studio, but we’ve had the unique challenge to further evolve VR with our ‘progressive dismemberment’ technology,” said Survios head of studio Mike McTyre. “This is a standalone game experience featuring one of the most beloved TV IPs in the world. AMC is an incredible partner, encouraging us to push immersion to a new level that can only be experienced in VR with ‘The Walking Dead.’” “ The Walking Dead Onslaught is the immersive VR experience fans have been waiting for,” said Yoel Flohr, EVP of Digital and Franchise Development at AMC. “We’re thrilled to be working with Survios, an industry leader in world-class visuals and innovative gameplay, to give players the chance to experience first-hand the terror and thrill of The Walking Dead ’s apocalyptic world.”
Founded in 2013, Survios is an industry-leading virtual reality (VR) studio dedicated to premium software development, game publishing, and location-based entertainment (LBE) initiatives. At Survios, we build connected, immersive VR experiences with emergent interactivity and visceral play designed to expand the human experience and unlock our creative potential. Survios reaches a global audience through its critically-acclaimed games, the world’s largest VR arcade partner network, its flagship Survios Virtual Reality Arcade, and full-stack VR attractions and amusements. For more information, visit www.survios.com.
- Raw Data (2017) - the record-breaking sci-fi shooter that started it all.
- Sprint Vector (2018) - the award-winning adrenaline platformer set inside a diabolical game show.
- Electronauts (2018) - never miss a beat, performing and remixing tracks from beloved electronic and hip-hop artists.
- Creed: Rise to Glory (2018) - Train, fight, win as Adonis Creed. Rise through the ranks, train and fight against Rocky Balboa, Ivan Drago and others from the Creed universe.
- Battlewake (Coming Soon) - A high seas mayhem adventure turning players into super-powered Pirate Lords fighting for ultimate dominion.
- Survios VR Arcade - the studio’s owned and operated VR arcade.
AMC is home to some of the most popular and acclaimed programs on television. AMC was the first basic cable network to ever win the Emmy ® Award for Outstanding Drama Series with Mad Men in 2008, which then went on to win the coveted award four years in a row, before Breaking Bad won it in 2013 and 2014. The network’s series The Walking Dead is the highest-rated series in cable history. AMC’s other original drama series include Better Call Saul, Fear the Walking Dead, The Terror, Into the Badlands , Humans, Preacher, The Son, McMafia, Lodge 49,
The Little Drummer Girl and the forthcoming NOS4A2 and Dispatches From Elsewhere. AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like Talking Dead , AMC Visionaries and Ride with Norman Reedus . AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile."