Last year, AMC announced that they had teamed up with Finnish game company Next Games to develop a mobile game based on The Walking Dead TV series. Today, we have a look at the new gameplay trailer for The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, in which survivors are guided by Daryl Dixon (voiced by Norman Reedus) while rescuing people from familiar locations like Terminus.
The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land will be available on iOS this October. In addition to the gameplay trailer, we have the official press release with full details:
Press Release: NEW YORK, NY / HELSINKI, FINLAND – August 11, 2015 – Next Games, the Finnish mobile games studio, and AMC today revealed the first gameplay trailer and key details of the official mobile game based on AMC’s record-breaking hit TV show “The Walking Dead.” The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land, an action-packed strategy game, will allow players to experience the world of the iconic TV series with its spine-chilling moments through gameplay tailored for touch screen devices.
The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land is centered around surviving in a hostile, post-apocalyptic world, fighting the walker menace and making tough choices about the fate of the player’s survivor group. During the course of the game, players will need to choose the right people with the right skills and weapons to take down walkers, survive missions and save other survivors. A recurring theme of choosing the best survival strategy and making the right tactical choices is at the heart of the game.
Daryl Dixon, the crossbow-toting, fan-favorite character, portrayed by actor Norman Reedus in the TV series, helps the player get established in the game and guides players in the final points of survival and combat with the undead. Danger is everywhere, as fans face hordes of walkers in locations familiar from the TV show. The new trailer gives fans a taste of the action.
“The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land is devotedly crafted for ‘The Walking Dead’ fans. We are very excited about the momentous opportunity to bring one of the most adored TV shows into the mobile realm in collaboration with our partner AMC, the creators of the TV series,” said Teemu Huuhtanen, CEO at Next Games. “We combine IP, TV show talent and join forces with AMC in a never-seen-before way. This game is a big first step in Next Games’ strategy to become the premier partner for TV networks, movie studios and beyond who aspire to work with a veteran game studio in extending their IP into mobile games.”
“The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land has the thrill of hand-to-hand walker combat, but players also get the opportunity to solve strategic puzzles, build their own survival refuge and develop their group,” said Mac McKean, senior vice president of digital media for AMC and SundanceTV. “It’s a beautifully rendered, thoughtful and engaging mobile game, and we’re so pleased with what our partners at Next Games have created. We’re looking forward to giving fans an exciting new way to engage with the world of ‘The Walking Dead.’”
AMC’s “The Walking Dead,” the highest rated basic cable program in the history of television and the #1 show on TV in the U.S. among adults 18-49 for three years in a row, will kick off its sixth season on Sunday, October 11th at 9:00 p.m. ET/PT with an extended 90-minute episode. The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land game is slated for launch on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch in conjunction with season 6 of “The Walking Dead” this October.
About Next Games
Next Games focuses on crafting visually impressive, highly engaging games. Next Games has assembled a veteran team with a profound love for games and a burning desire to develop lasting global entertainment. The 50-people-strong company is headquartered in Helsinki, Finland, at the heart of mobile games development, and funded by an elite list of investors.
Next Games works on both internally developed IP and the world’s top 3rd party IP. Compass Point: West launched in March 2015, is the first in a series of four games under the Compass Point franchise is Next Games’ first own game and IP. The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land slated to launch in October 2015 will be Next Games’ first 3rd party IP production. www.nextgames.com
Whether commemorating favorite films from every genre and decade, or creating acclaimed original programming, AMC brings to its audience something deeper, something richer, Something More. The network reigns as the only cable network in history ever to win the Emmy® Award for Outstanding Drama Series four years in a row with “Mad Men,” and six of the last seven with current back-to-back honoree, “Breaking Bad.” The network boasts the most-watched drama series in basic cable history and the number one show on television among adults 18-49 for the last three years with “The Walking Dead.” AMC’s current original drama series include “Mad Men,” “The Walking Dead,” “Better Call Saul,” “Hell on Wheels,” “TURN: Washington’s Spies,” “Halt and Catch Fire,” “HUMANS,” and the forthcoming “Fear the Walking Dead,” “Into the Badlands” and “The Night Manager.” AMC also explores authentic worlds and discussion with original shows like “Talking Dead,” “The Making of The Mob: New York” and “Comic Book Men.” AMC is owned and operated by AMC Networks Inc. and its sister networks include IFC, SundanceTV, BBC America and WE tv. AMC is available across all platforms, including on-air, online, on demand and mobile. AMC: Something More."