Telltale Series, the walking dead, is a post-apocalypse episodic game where you will be able to control one primary character throughout a season where you try to survive with other survivors against zombies and humans. There are a total of four seasons with each having 4 – 5 episodes. The game has an amazing story-line, character development, choices and adventure. This game stands out over others due to its episodic style game-play where your choices will determine the ending. Games like Walking Dead are listed below:
Detroit Become Human
Quantic Dream developed Detroit: Become Human in 2018 which is placed in the future where robots look like and function like humans. Robots develop their own conscience with feelings just like humans. This is an action and adventure packed game where every choice you make will change the story-line and take you to an alternate ending. You have three different primary characters which you can control with different story-lines. This is the go to game if you like sci-fi and choices derived game.
Life is Strange
Developed by DONTNOD Entertainment, Life is Strange is a sci-fi game where a high school girl gets power to rewind time. The setting is located in a small city near the bay. The main character is reunited with her childhood friend where they try to explore the mystery behind the disappearance of their friend. This game lets you rewind time and explore multiple timelines. If you like time travel and rewinding time this is a must play game!
Wolf Among Us
The Wolf Among Us, released in 2013, is another telltale series in a completely different setting where you are the protagonist, the sheriff. It is also an episodic game which has only one season with 5 episodes. You will have to investigate murder mystery and try to solve it. It has amazing story-line, fiction, choices, adventure and character development like the walking dead. Not to mention, it is getting a season 2 which will premiere soon!
Developed by Quantic Dream, Heavy rain is an interactive story-telling game where your choices affect the game story and the ending. This game has over 20 different endings and do not force the same ending or the same choices upon you. It was previously a PlayStation exclusive when it was released in early 2010, but was also released in 2019 for PC following it’s huge success. You can control four characters and you can make their choices for them. It may feel a bit boring at first but, after you get accustomed to the world, you will refuse to walk away.
Telltale’s Batman Series
There are two seasons of Telltale’s Batman games; Batman:The Telltale Series (2016) and Batman: The Enemy Within (2017). In these games, you take the role of Batman, the dark knight that protects his city from criminals. These games feature “crowd-play” meaning that you and your friends can vote what the choices the character chooses. Who doesn’t love a bit of democracy in their games! The thrill of becoming a superhero saving civilians and the brilliant story are the highlights of these games.
These games like Walking Dead have the best story in their respective scenarios. They all offer a taste of something different like apocalypse, robots, mystery and time travel. What they all have in common is how every choice matters to which story line it will take you to. Everyone will have a different experience! They are worthy games to buy and play.
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