12.5 C
New York
Tuesday, July 7, 2020
Home News The Walking Dead: Onslaught allows you to slice VR zombies in creative...

The Walking Dead: Onslaught allows you to slice VR zombies in creative ways


The Walking Dead: Onslaught features visceral combat!

The Walking Dead is an incredibly popular franchise, and AMC wants to provide new experiences to fans around the world. We’ve seen a lot of The Walking Dead games lately from Overkill and Telltale Games, but Survios is also developing a title for virtual reality headsets. According to AMC And Survios, “Fight your fears head-on and step into the apocalyptic world… the show’s official VR game, The Walking Dead: Onslaught.” You may recognize Survios from experiences like Creed: Rise to Glory and Raw Data.

The Walking Dead: Onslaught allows players to assume the roles of their favorite survivors from the show, struggling against the relentless “walker” threat and the horrors of the post-apocalyptic world. Survios added that the game features an exclusive original story, visceral real-motion melee and ranged combat, player progression, and a proper campaign mode. Luckily, the wait won’t be too long because The Walking Dead: Onslaught launches this fall in arcades and across retail platforms. It’s unclear if that includes standalone devices like the Oculus Quest.

Survios head Mike McTyre said the following about The Walking Dead: Onslaught. It seems that the studio is excited to showcase its “progressive dismemberment technology” to the world.

Not only is The Walking Dead: Onslaught a dream opportunity for the megafans in the studio, but we’ve had the unique challenge to further evolve VR with our ‘progressive dismemberment’ technology. This is a standalone game experience featuring one of the most beloved TV IPs in the world. AMC is an incredible partner, encouraging us to push immersion to a new level that can only be experienced in VR with The Walking Dead.

Progressive dismemberment technology allows you to slice off limbs – and heads – with various moves. Some of the main features behind this gameplay mechanic are listed below.

  • Delimbing: Walker limbs are vulnerable for removal at many joints, including arms, legs, and necks. Expect a lot of flying heads.
  • Carving: Proprietary “gore mesh” creates realistic wounds anywhere on a walker’s body.
  • Impaling: Enemies can be impaled and react where they’re stabbed.
  • Context Physics: Slicing through enemies can make your weapon get stuck, and there’s resistance when pulling out weapons.
  • Restraint System: Walkers can also be pushed and thrown at each other, or grabbed for certain attack or defense techniques.

Are you excited about The Walking Dead: Onslaught? What do you want out of the experience? Let us know.

PC-powered VR

Oculus Rift S


$399 at Amazon

The next evolution of the Rift brings improved lenses, a display with a higher pixel count than the original, and a redesigned head strap and tracking system, but you’re still tethered to a PC.

PlayStation accessories you’ll love

Every one of these quality accessories is guaranteed to enhance your PlayStation experience.

EasySMX VIP002S RGB Gaming Headset


$36 at Amazon

Good headsets tend to get expensive, but the EasySMX VIP002S headset gives you the best of both worlds: affordability and quality.

HyperX ChargePlay Duo


$20 at Amazon

Charge up your controllers without taking up that precious USB space on your console. The HyperX ChargePlay Duo can charge two at once in two hours through an AC adapter.

PDP Bluetooth Media Remote


$20 at Amazon

PlayStation is good for much more than gaming. When you want to browse the web or navigate your favorite apps, a DualShock 4 controller just doesn’t cut it.


Huawei patents Galaxy Z Flip-like clamshell foldable

The company has also trademarked the name 'Mate V'.What you need to knowHuawei is, unsurprisingly, developing a clamshell foldable phone.A

Quit procrastinating and build better habits with these Android apps

Ready to get your productivity on?Trying to stop biting your nails? Want to make time to meditate each day? Need

The OnePlus Nord is coming — here’s everything we know so far

The spiritual successor to the OnePlus X is coming soon.Leading up to the OnePlus 8 and 8 Pro launch, the

OnePlus Nord has a 48MP quad camera setup at the back

Here's what you need to know about the 'flagship-level' camera on the OnePlus Nord.What you need to knowThe OnePlus Nord