The Walking Dead: Assault is now available on Google Play. The official details are below.
Skybound and Skybound Asia, in collaboration with UK-mobile game developer, Gamagio, announce the release of a new game for Android-based mobile and tablet devices based on Robert Kirkman’s record-breaking comic book series and bestselling graphic novels, The Walking Dead.
The Walking Dead: Assault can be downloaded on Thursday July 18th, worldwide from the Google Play store for Android devices, all for a limited launch sale price of $2.99.
The Walking Dead: Assault for Android devices features enhancements over the original, top-rated No1 strategy title. These include additional and enhanced sound and visual FX, new balance tweaks to the game’s play difficulty, additional booster items to give you more ammo and health, and the Michonne character update from the original release.
The Walking Dead: Assault, like the comic book series first installment, Days Gone Bye, begins at the moment when disoriented Sheriff Rick Grimes awakens in the hospital without knowing how he got there. The player is transported to those first isolated moments to revisit the early days through Atlanta, the campsite, and fan-favorite locations, surrounded by danger in all directions.
Players assemble and upgrade their ultimate team of four, chosen from The Walking Dead favorites: Rick, Lori, Carl, Glenn, Shane, Michonne, Andrea, Carol, Sophia and Dale. Players utilize the characters’ unique abilities to fight their way through the undead hordes while completing bonus objectives and challenges to unlock exclusive content from The Walking Dead including artwork, wallpapers, behind-the-scenes trivia, and Game Center achievements. The game allows players to collect future episodes that parallel the ongoing comic timeline. Players can join The Walking Dead universe and prove their skills to other players with Game Center leaderboards, four levels of difficulty and endless possibilities for challenges.
The Walking Dead: Assault features authentic locations from comic book series all visualized in a 3D art style based the comic series iconic look. Playing as their favorite characters from the books, users can trigger distractions including flares and car alarms in order to keep their team safe from walkers, all while utilizing intuitive controls designed for touchscreen. The game is optimized for Samsung Galaxy, Nexus and HTC1 devices running Android v2.3 or higher, with at least 512MB RAM.