New Walking Dead Episodes Looking Good; New Game? Less So.

It was a gloriously mean tease to leave us with the briefest of reunion moments between the Dixon brothers. The series returns in a week and a half, but in the meantime, here’s just a little bit more of Daryl and Merle. Looks like they may have to face…Trial by Combat!

Sorry, here’s the real one:

Speaking of Daryl and Merle, they’ll also be appearing in the new first-person shooter game The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct. Here’s a look at some gameplay:

Hey, you know how the creative types behind the series keep telling us that it’s not really about the zombies; it’s about the characters? I’m thinking Activision may pull a similar line here – “It’s not really about the graphics; it’s about the way the gameplay holds a mirror up to ourselves!” A mirror that says we don’t expect tie-in games to be all that good.

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h/t SlyDante and Canadian.Scott