Today Survios and AMC are announcing a brand new entry in the universe of walkers called The Walking Dead Onslaught, a made-for VR game that takes place in the same world as the iconic TV show it’s based on. In it you’ll meet (and play as) characters from the show such as Rick Grimes and Michonne and engage in some of the most brutally realistic and visceral combat we’ve seen in VR yet.
Zombies and VR go together like brains and headshots. Ever since Arizona Sunshine and The Brookhaven Experiment burst onto the scene years ago other developers have been chasing the high that those games caused.
According to a press release:
“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.”
Details are scarce for now, but rest assured that we will have more details coming at you during our debut E3 VR Showcase on June 10, 2019. You can read more about that showcase right here.
Strangely enough, this isn’t the only VR game based on The Walking Dead on the way. Last year Archangel: Hellfire developer Skydance Interactive announced The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners, due for release this year.
The Walking Dead Onslaught is coming this Fall in 2019 but platforms are unannounced. We’d wage it’s all the major ones you’d expect. Let us know what you think of the game and it’s agonizingly brief teasers down in the comments below!