‘The Walking Dead Onslaught’ Game Set For September Release

The wait for the latest game based on the hit AMC horror series The Walking Dead is almost over.

The Walking Dead Onslaught from developer Survios will be released Sept. 29 for PlayStation VR, Oculus and Steam VR devices for $29.99, as reported by comicbook.com.

The virtual reality game–which will place players up close-and-personal with zombie hordes–can be checked out by viewing the trailer below.

The game, according to Survios, will enable players to “fight your fears head-on. The official VR game invites players to assume the roles of their favorite survivors from the TV series, struggling against the relentless walker threat, while confronting both the horror and humanity of this apocalyptic, new world.”

Specifically, as explained, the game is set shortly after the Savior War in an Alexandria “devastated by the fighting, and struggling over its ideals.” Players will step into the shoes of Daryl, Rick, Michonne and Carol as they confront the perils of the land.

Survios also outlined a few of the game’s more salient (and graphic) aspects–including being able to “delimb” your zombie attackers with an accurate shot, a “visceral combat experience” (such as impaling enemies) and a physic system that responds to players’ movements as they battle their walking dead foes.

This isn’t the first VR game for the franchise. The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners from Skybound Games was released this past January to mostly positive reviews.

The Sept. 29 release of The Walking Dead Onslaught will serve as a nice lead-in to the Season 10 premiere on AMC of the flagship The Walking Dead on Oct. 4.

Keep reading Horror News Network for any updates on The Walking Dead Onslaught, as well as all news regarding the ever-expanding small-screen franchise.

Thomas Tuna
Thomas Tuna
Thomas A. Tuna is a comic book veteran who began his writing career back in the ’70s with Charlton Comics, contributing to such horror titles as Ghost Manor, Haunted, The Many Ghosts of Dr. Graves and Ghostly Haunts. Most recently, he has served as a writer and editor (with more than a smattering of horror yarns) for such comic book websites as Hyper Epics and Red Moon Features. Some of his favorite horror flicks include Jaws, Salem’s Lot, Dracula (with Frank Langella) and Blade. His favorite horror comic books? Tomb of Dracula (by Marv Wolfman and Gene Colan) and Swamp Thing (by Len Wein and Berni Wrightson).

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