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"Walking Dead: Road To Survival" Game Shambles Onto Mobile Devices

"The Walking Dead: Road To Survival" mobile game has arrived, ensuring that fans of the smash hit franchise can carry the zombie apocalypse with them everywhere they go. Scopely has partnered with "Walking Dead" creator Robert Kirkman and Skybound to create the first free-to-play mobile game based on the Image Comics series.

The game is described in the release as "a mature, intense, story-driven game that emulates the ongoing struggle to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world overrun by vicious Walkers and ruthless fellow survivors." Characters from the comic such as Rick, Michonne and the Governor are featured in the game.

Gameplay features head-to-head battles and tournaments as well as the ability to connect with other players to form alliances or trade resources. The game was overseen by Kirkman, who commented on "Road to Survival's" uniqueness in the release.

"Working with the Scopely team, we've had the unique opportunity to translate 'The Walking Dead' story into a deeply interactive and engaging mobile experience," said Kirkman. "The game design, the aesthetic, the tone and the writing have all come together in an authentic way that we know 'Walking Dead' fans will love."

"The Walking Dead: Road to Survival" is available now as a free download on iOS and Android devices. A TV spot for the game can be watched below.

Official press release

SCOPELY PARTNERS WITH ROBERT KIRKMAN'S SKYBOUND ENTERTAINMENT TO BRING OFFICIAL THE WALKING DEAD GAME TO MOBILE

The Walking Dead: Road to Survival game available immediately on the App Store and Google Play for download

Los Angeles - Aug. 27, 2015 - Premier touchscreen entertainment network Scopely has partnered with The Walking Dead series creator Robert Kirkman and Skybound to create The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, the first free-to-play mobile game based on the wildly popular graphic novels. Players quickly dive into an epic series of head-to-head battles, tournaments and struggles of survival as they join forces with friends to create player alliances with a worldwide community of fellow gamers battling each other for resources and notoriety. The dark, gritty role-playing game stays true to the series' origins, closely overseen by Robert Kirkman and a creative team who are heavily involved in the world of The Walking Dead.

"Working with the Scopely team, we've had the unique opportunity to translate The Walking Dead story into a deeply interactive and engaging mobile experience," said Kirkman. "The game design, the aesthetic, the tone and the writing have all come together in an authentic way that we know Walking Dead fans will love."

The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is a mature, intense, story-driven game that emulates the ongoing struggle to survive in a harsh and unforgiving world overrun by vicious Walkers and ruthless fellow survivors. Difficult decisions must be made that determine who lives or dies and how future events unfold in the game's narrative. Gamers play alongside iconic characters such as Rick, Michonne and the Governor as they navigate the challenges of collecting resources, building and fortifying their compounds, searching for and rescuing fellow survivors, all while managing to fend off the onslaught of the undead.

"We are honored to collaborate with Robert Kirkman and Skybound to create an authentic The Walking Dead experience for fans and mobile players everywhere," said Walter Driver, CEO, Scopely. "Together, we're taking gamers on an engrossing tale of survival. This game exemplifies our mission to partner with well-loved, exciting IPs that have worldwide passionate fan bases and create highly immersive, rich experiences that delight those audiences on mobile."

Scopely continues to collaborate with world-class development talent in every genre, partnering with IUGO Mobile Entertainment to co-create this genre-defining role-playing game. IUGO is the famed creator of Knights & Dragons, an award-winning original IP and top grossing hit on the App Store and Google Play since 2012.

The Walking Dead: Road to Survival is available as a free download on iOS [https://itunes.apple.com/us/app/walking-dead-road-to-survival/id969316884] and Android [https://play.google.com/store/apps/details?id=com.scopely.headshot] devices. To learn more about The Walking Dead: Road to Survival, please check out the official uncut trailer [https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=IwdeOsI8bW0&feature=youtu.be] and follow #RoadtoSurvival on Twitter, Facebook, and Instagram.

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