The Strolling Lifeless: Our World cell recreation aspires to immerse gamers in an apocalyptic zombie-filled world, Pokemon GO type.
It’s onerous to not fantasize (or plan) what it is perhaps like dwelling in a universe just like The Strolling Lifeless. With provides scarce and walkers lurking round each nook, do you assume you may survive? AMC has partnered with Finnish studio Subsequent Video games to permit cell phone customers all over the place to expertise this hypothetical scenario proper at residence utilizing augmented actuality know-how. Image Pokemon GO however with zombies and ugly violence – welcome to The Strolling Lifeless: Our World.
Exterior of a brief teaser trailer, AMC and Subsequent Video games have launched little to no details about the sport’s mechanics and goals. The sport’s official web site provides a short description that sounds extra conceptual than something:
The Strolling Lifeless: Our World, first-of-a-kind location based mostly augmented actuality cell recreation will hit Apple App Retailer and Google Play quickly. Struggle walkers on the streets, within the park, in your couch, wherever and everytime you really feel prefer it. You don’t must face the apocalypse alone; Rick, Daryl, Michonne and all of your favourite characters from AMC’s The Strolling Lifeless will struggle by your facet.
From what we will inform within the video trailer, it seems to be like the sport will probably be action-based as gamers use numerous weapons to struggle off hoards of walkers. Aside from that, not a lot details about the sport’s gameplay was actually proven. It’s onerous to not draw parallels from this trailer to the primary Pokemon GO teaser with its give attention to the sport’s setting and tone. Hopefully The Strolling Lifeless: Our World gained’t endure the identical connectivity points Pokemon GO did at launch and past!
Nevertheless, The Strolling Lifeless: Our World was additionally a featured app at an Apple press occasion targeted on the new AR options coming with iOS 11. Throughout this occasion, Apple defined extra about how the sport will make the most of a number of new ARKit options, corresponding to the power for builders to simply cover objects in an AR setting. This may most actually be utilized for jump-scare moments of walkers coming out of bushes and the like. The Strolling Lifeless: Our World additionally will make the most of a few of ARKit’s collaboration options for multiplayer gameplay, enabling you to workforce up with your pals in your quest to kill walkers.
Fortunate for us, TechCrunch has launched a extra in depth video displaying off a few of Our World‘s gameplay mechanics. An instance mission is proven by which a participant should first search the bottom for footprints main you to a personality from the present, corresponding to Michonne. You’ll then assist her slay incoming waves of walkers by pointing your telephone on the AR zombies and clicking the display to make use of your weapon. You may transfer round throughout this mission, dodging walkers and utilizing their motion to your benefit.
This actually seems to be much more interactive than another AR cell recreation we’ve seen but. And with such a notable tie-in, Our World undoubtedly exhibits potential for a big participant base. The query is: will it study any classes from Pokemon GO’s success and shortcomings?
No launch date for The Strolling Lifeless: Our World has been introduced but, however is coming to each the Google Play Retailer and the iOS App Retailer “quickly.”