Dead: A New Frontier: Episode 1
What better way to pass the
mid-season tv hiatus than to see what Clementine is up to.
(Speaking of the tv series,
shouldn’t they have shot Negan the first time he showed up at the gates
Back to Clementine.
I left her in Season 2, by
herself save for one other, but it is a while before I see her again.
After a flashback, this episode lobs us into a new group - Javier, his
sister-in-law Kate and her two step children. Like everyone else, they
are trying to get by.
Like everyone else, it never
works out as you would have liked.
A junkyard offers some promising
scavenging, then an inevitable confrontation. Where we go next you can
discover for yourself. Where we end was a surprise, but not really given
the world we are in. Some stuff is inevitable, whether you see it coming
Javier is the playable character
here, save for a Clementine flashback. No longer a girl, it suggests we
will find out a lot more about how she has become the young woman we now
have, and what has happened in between. Based on the choices I made
earlier, I can’t say I am surprised about the former, and look forward
to the latter.
We know not very much about
Javier but no doubt will learn as we go. At this stage I reserve
judgement, although I am leaning towards being positively disposed. That
might depend on the choices I make.
So far, all but one of my
choices is in the minority, so that already promises some interesting
Two episodes were released at
once, but I intend to now wait and play all episodes back to back. It
plays and looks like all the other Walking Dead episodes, but was less
frenetic on the action sequences. It clocked in at 80 minutes and
finished on a largish choice, and while there was nothing new here, that
isn’t in itself a bad thing.
I played on:
OS: Windows 10, 64 Bit
Processor: Intel i7-6700 4GHz
RAM: 32GB GDDR5
Video card: AMD
Radeon RX 470 8192MB
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