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The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series (Season 3) A New Frontier - Trailer

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I just beat this and it was pretty good. The first game was still my favorite because Lee, Clem, and Kenny were a better trio. As you can tell from the trailer, Clem is an NPC in this game. You're Javier, basically a upstart baseball player that pulled a Pete Rose before he got big. It's not as mysterious and dark as Lee's past. The characters are hit and miss that come along and enter your group. I will say there is more twisted decisions to make in this game. The story does a good job of steering you in feel a certain way, only to make you feel bad that you chose to do a certain thing later on... but at the same time not want to try and take it back. 

This game follows the 5 chapter format like Season 2 did. I still feel like the base first game felt significantly longer than both. Season 2's decisions still play into the story, and are given to you in a series of well placed flashbacks that bridge the two games together. Although I think these flashbacks also made the game feel shorter, because every chapter featured them. Sometimes they were Clem's, sometimes they were Javier's. So in a six segment chapter, one segment was always a flashback rather than the current events at hand. This made the game feel even shorter than Season 2, and in some parts it was. Some chapters were 1 hour and 15-30 min rather than the full +2 hours Season 2's chapters were. Plus the ending was pretty conclusive, and the finale was kinda anticlimatic. Still I enjoyed the experience. I'll def get the DLC.

My biggest gripe is they still like to throw in a QTE near middle to almost end that is brand new and no where else before and after in the game just to make sure you die at least once. -_-; I mean that has to take extra work to code in a mechanic that only is used once.

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That random QTE crap always gets me at least once every game. I'll buy this on PS4 next time it goes on sale since I have the rest of the games on there too.


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In season 2 it was after escaping Carver's place, you had to get to the woods through the walkers. It went to an over the shoulder view of Clem, and I was waiting for a button press or the ability to move forward like we had been... but nope it was find an opening in one of 3 spots and click on it. WTF, so since I waited too long each time I selected one of the three the window had closed and we died even though we were covered in walker guts. -_-; It made zero sense.


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LMAO! Thats exactly where I died in the game. XD What a load of BS that was. I think on PS4 it was pushing the analog stick left, up, or right and I stood there waiting to hit X or Triangle like every other QTE.


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