Leading publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner Award-winning creator and writer ofÃ‚Â The Walking DeadÃ‚Â for Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics, announced today that,Ã‚Â ‘Starved for Help’, the second episode of the game series based on the critically acclaimed comic book series,Ã‚Â The Walking Dead,is now available for download.
In this tailored game experience, players get the chance to see how their story continues based on the decisions that they made in episode one,Ã‚Â Ã¢â‚¬ËœA New Day.Ã¢â‚¬â„¢
Episode 2 Ã¢â‚¬â€œ Starved for HelpÃ‚Â is now available to download on Xbox LIVEÃ‚Â® Arcade for the Xbox 360Ã‚Â® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, followed on Friday, June 29th on PlayStationÃ‚Â®Network for the PlayStationÃ‚Â®3 computer entertainment system (*North America. Other territories coming soon).Ã‚Â The PC and Mac versions of the episode will also be available to download on June 29 from the in-game menu.
‘Starved for Help’, met with critical praise at the 2012 Electronic Entertainment Expo (E3), winningÃ‚Â GameSpy‘sÃ‚Â Best Adventure GameÃ‚Â award.Ã‚Â IGN.comnominatedÃ‚Â ‘Starved for Help’Ã‚Â forÃ‚Â Best Xbox 360 Game, Best PC Game, Best PS3 Game, Biggest Surprise, andÃ‚Â Overall Best Game of Show, saying “Ã¢â‚¬Â¦‘gut-wrenching’ doesnÃ¢â‚¬â„¢t even begin to describe Episode 2Ã¢â‚¬Â.Ã‚Â Official Xbox MagazineÃ‚Â said that Episode Two isÃ‚Â Ã¢â‚¬Å“Ã¢â‚¬Â¦promising even more intensity than its nerve-jangling predecessor.Ã¢â‚¬Â
The Walking DeadÃ‚Â is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series.Ã‚Â Lee Everett, a man convicted of a crime of passion, has been given the chance for redemption in a world devastated by the undead. Players experience life changing events, meet new characters and familiar ones from the original comic, and also visit locations that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sherriff Rick Grimes.Ã‚Â The Walking DeadÃ‚Â offers a tailored game experience – player actions, choices, and decisions affect how the story plays out across the entire series.
The Walking Dead: Episode Two – Starved for HelpÃ‚Â is the second in a series of five episodes. Each episode is available for 400 MicrosoftÃ‚Â®Points on the Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360Ã‚Â® and for $4.99 per episode or as a $19.99 season pass on PlayStationÃ‚Â®Network.Ã‚Â The Walking DeadÃ‚Â is also available as a $24.99 five-episode season pass on PC and Mac from the Telltale Online Store and other digital outlets.
The Walking Dead: Episode Two – Starved for HelpÃ‚Â is rated ‘M’ (Mature) for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, and Strong Language by the ESRB.
For more information on the game, visitÃ‚Â the official website,Ã‚Â Facebook, and follow Telltale Games onÃ‚Â Twitter. For more information onÃ‚Â The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, and all of his titles, visitÃ‚Â www.Skybound.com.