The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection is a compilation of episodic adventure games from The Walking Dead series developed by Telltale Games. The collection features nineteen episodes: three first seasons in the series and two additional titles, The Walking Dead: 400 Days and The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Games Miniseries. The title debuted, among other platforms, on PS4 and XONE before the release of the final, fourth season of the series.
All games from The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection for PS4 and XONE take place in the universe created by Robert Kirkman in the awarded comic series The Walking Dead. These games tell the tale of characters that are trying to survive in a new, harsh reality dominated by zombies and evil people.
The story of the first season focuses on Lee Everett, a convict trying to find his place in the world. The story presented in the sequel revolves around Clementine, a girl that was previously taken care of by Lee. In third season players can meet Javier Garcia, a man trying to keep his family alive. In 400 Days players can observe the first four hundred days since the zombie outbreak from the perspective of five new characters and in Michonne – A Telltale Games Miniseries the story focuses on a female katana-wielding warrior named Michonne, who is known both from comics and the TV series adaptation.
Contrary to many other adventure games, in the titles available in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection there are almost no riddles. Instead, the gameplay focuses on exploration of locations, following the adventures of protagonists and making various decisions that determine the plot and the ending of the game. It is worth mentioning that the consequences of choices made by the players can be revealed in later episodes and the time to make these decisions is limited. In addition to that, the games feature action quick-time event sequences.
The games available in The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series Collection for PS4 and XONE feature nice-looking, cel-shaded graphics. The developers took advantage of the capabilities of Sony and Microsoft consoles and refurbished the graphics of the first entries in the series.