Xbox OneXbox 360Xbox Live ArcadePlayStation 4PlayStation 3PlayStationNetworkPS VitaNintendo Wii UNintendo Wii3DSNintendo DSPCBlu-ray
Welcome, Guest.
Please login or register.

Login | Register | PW? ]
You have 0 points
   >>   Index     Blogs     Point Shop     Archive     News     Members     Online     Pages     Contact     Links     REGISTER FREE!
   >>   Index     Top 100     Upcoming     Cheats     FAQ
   >>   Index    Posts Today    Search
   >>   Index     Features     Reviews     Previews     Interviews     Hardware     Latest
   >>   Index     Latest     X360 Vids     XBLA Vids     PS3 Vids     PSN Vids     Wii Vids     NDS Vids     Win Vids
   >>   Index     Latest     X360 Shots     XBLA Shots     PS3 Shots     PSN Shots     Wii Shots     DS Shots     PC Shots
   >>   Index     Latest
Evolve Review
90% - 345 days ago

The Legend of Zelda:...
90% - Dec 30, 2013 15:26

Lost Planet 3 Review
90% - Oct 1, 2013 14:29

Rayman Legends Review
90% - Sep 13, 2013 10:52

Tom Clancy's Splinte...
90% - Sep 10, 2013 09:45
Bjorn - Admin - 303 days ago
Bjorn - Admin - 310 days ago
Our new website will be ... GAMERKNIGHTS.COM !
Bjorn - Admin - 334 days ago
ScreamRide review for Xbox One is now online.
Bjorn - Admin - 341 days ago
Hand Of Fate review for PS4 is now online.
Bjorn - Admin - 345 days ago
Evolve is our 1000th article/review! Thanks to everybody for supporting us throughout these years!
Bjorn - Admin - 348 days ago
Our 999 article/review is NOW ONLINE! OMG! Game of Thrones: Episode 2 for PS4/XO
You must login to post in the shoutbox.
View All (830)
News Articles Screens Video Cheats FAQ Files Forum
Created both as a bridge between Seasons 1 and 2, and to help satisfy fans craving more, does Telltale’s latest adventure fill me with optimism or pessimism for what lies ahead?

Posted by Staff on Jul 25, 2013 14:18 (Jul 25, 2013 14:18)

Written by: Ian
Too Dead?
Created both as a bridge between Seasons 1 and 2, and to help satisfy fans craving more, does Telltale’s latest adventure fill me with optimism or pessimism for what lies ahead?
"400 Days" tells the story of five survivors at various points of the zombie outbreak – from just a few short hours to more than one year in. Each character gets their own mini episode, which normally end with, or contain one of the decision points that the series has become so renowned for.
The action is compressed into a much shorter period, so there’s far less downtime, giving the each of the chapters a generally much more intense feel. However, despite that, they are so brief that it is far more difficult to form any kind of emotional attachment with the new cast, making those tough choices feel far more detached. The episode does have a pretty decent epilogue though, which nicely wraps things together.
The Walking Dead 400 Days screenshot #1
My one criticism would be that the characters you meet just after the outbreak don’t appear to have moved on or grown and changed since – pretty odd given I’m pretty sure another 2-300 days of surviving a zombie apocalypse would alter me significantly.
This episode comes at you with a much faster pace, to the extent that it’s almost entirely story or action driven. There’s very little walking about and exploring, which is mostly fine by me, as I found those sequences to be generally the weakest part of the first season. The action sequences also seem a little tighter (especially when compared to the first couple of episodes), again showing that fan feedback is being take on board.
However, the episode is worryingly short, with all six scenes taking little more than an hour. It’s an extraordinarily brief piece of content, and whilst the quality is still very high, I wouldn’t exactly describe it as good value.
The Walking Dead 400 Days screenshot #2
It’s also been described as a bridge into Season 2, and whilst it’s clear that Telltale don’t want to show their hand just yet, there’s no real link into Season 1, bar a single passing moment that you barely even realise, so it’s difficult to understand how 400 days will link in beyond potentially re-using some of the characters here as NPCs.
Login to submit your vote!
URL Snag
Post Comment
Comment Rules
  1. No advertisments, flooding or spamming
  2. All comments should be on topic
  3. Use proper language to express yourself: no cursing or swear words
You may not post comments as a guest. Please register or login to your account.
Create a new account?
Forgot your password?

PlayDevil v2.0

PlayDevil v2.0

Click here to listen to PlayDevil's Gaming Podcasts REGISTER FREE on PlayDevil and GET these GOODIES FREE
The Walking Dead
Xbox Live Arcade

ESRB - Not Yet Rated: Titles listed as RP (Rating Pending) have been submitted to the ESRB and are awaiting final rating. (This symbol appears only in advertising prior to a game's release.)

5 Episodes, first released in April 2012.
Our Score
User Score
0 Votes
Game Ranking
Our members have ranked The Walking Dead 4228 out of 4,763 total games.

4227. The Walking Dead

4228. The Walking Dead
Xbox Live Arcade

4229. Diabolical Pitch
Xbox Live Arcade
Screenshots All

The Walking Dead
View all 21 screens in the gallery. go »
home forums blogs games articles media video cheats companies playstation 3 xbox 360 sony psp nintendo wii nintendo ds windows
News | Articles | Blogs | Files | Video | Cheats | Achievements | FAQ
Affiliates: Rock Band 2 | Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare | Call of Duty 4: Modern Warfare | Assassin's Creed II | Battlefield 1943 | Super Street Fighter IV | Need for Speed: Hot Pursuit | PilotWings Resort | Ni No Kuni: Wrath of the White Witch | Half-Life 2