The favored sequence heads to VR with a number of experiences primarily based on the zombie-infested universe.
First a stellar comedian e book sequence, then a breakout hit tv present, The Strolling Lifeless has no scarcity of beautifully-crafted content material to devour (pun very a lot meant). Now the gritty zombie drama is trying to petrify followers on a complete new degree by bringing the massively-popular franchise to virtual reality.
The VR sequence is being delivered to life by Skybound Entertainment, a multiplatform leisure firm, in collaboration with Skydance Interactive, the gaming and VR division of David Ellison’s movie and tv manufacturing firm, Skydance Media. The Paramount-based studio has a powerful resume, having beforehand been concerned within the manufacturing of varied large funds hits equivalent to Life, Star Trek Past and World Conflict Z. Now the heavy-hitting firm is bringing their abilities to the world of VR with not one, however a number of interactive experiences primarily based inside The Strolling Lifeless universe.
The primary recreation will introduce followers to a model new story to followers together with a never-before seen setting within the Strolling Lifeless world crammed with contemporary new characters to like and doubtless cry over. Apparently the experience can even function an modern contextual interplay system constructed to deliver a degree of engagement by no means earlier than seen within the franchise.
“Skydance’s ability to build worlds and tell compelling stories matches with our goal to bring The Walking Dead fans new narratives and ways to engage with the world Robert Kirkman created, while staying true to his original vision,” stated Skybound Leisure CEO David Alpert and Skybound Leisure Managing Associate Jon Goldman in a joint assertion. “Skydance Interactive is the ideal partner for the team Dan Murray has created for Skydance Interactive.”
“The Walking Dead is an iconic phenomenon and it is absolutely thrilling to work with Skybound to bring its incredibly diverse cast of characters, settings, and storylines together into a complete VR game package,” stated Skydance Media Chief Government Officer David Ellison and President and Chief Working Officer Jesse Sisgold in a joint assertion. “Our goal at Skydance Interactive is to honor the visceral world that Kirkman has created while giving The Walking Dead’s fans something to really sink their teeth into with robust games that take the franchise to a completely new level.”
Skydance Interactive is ready to launch its first authentic VR title, Archangel, this July. Skybound Leisure just lately launched its first authentic VR recreation, Giant Cop: Justice Above All, as a part of a partnership between Other Ocean.