The eclectic characters of Robert Kirkman's comic book series come to life in The Escapists: The Walking Dead. Previously released for the Xbox One and PC last fall, the 8-bit-styled game will come out for the PS4 on February 16th.

The Escapists: The Walking Dead covers the events of the comic book series' first 83 issues. Playing as Rick Grimes, gamers will encounter recognizable faces including Carl, Lori, Glenn, Abraham, Hershel, Michonne, Maggie, Dale, Tyreese, and Gabriel.

"A herd of walkers have been spotted and only you can stop them when The Escapists: The Walking Dead breaks out on PlayStation 4 on the 16th February.

Take on the role of iconic protagonist Rick Grimes, who must lead and protect a band of survivors featuring many of the original comic book cast. Rick and the survivors must secure, survive and escape a number of dangerous environments which faithfully follows the narrative timeline of the hit comic."

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    Raised on a steady diet of R.L. Stine’s Goosebumps books and Are You Afraid of the Dark?, Derek has been fascinated with fear since he first saw ForeverWare being used on an episode of Eerie, Indiana.

    When he’s not writing about horror as the Senior News Reporter for Daily Dead, Derek can be found daydreaming about the Santa Carla Boardwalk from The Lost Boys or reading Stephen King and Brian Keene novels.