The Walking Dead Game : Episode 1 Review

14 05 2012
By Jesse

It’s hard to believe the success that The Walking Dead has achieved over the past couple of years. A huge fan base, an insanely successful TV show, and now a video game. At first thought, many may scoff at the idea, but they’d really be missing out.

The game was created by TellTale games. They are best well known for recently producing the highly acclaimed Back to The Future: The Game, and the less well received Jurassic Park: The Game. In the eight years the company has been around, they’ve almost perfected the point-and-click style of gaming. Recently, they’ve been looking for inspiration from fan-favorite films and television shows. Even with their impressive resume, it was a question if TellTale could pull it off. In short… Hell yes, they did.

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The Fourth Wall Podcast Episode 122 Parts 1 and 2

7 04 2011

The countdown continues as the boys once again split the podcast into two parts! In part one the gang can’t get enough of Scott Snyder and are shocked by Walking Dead. Plus, in part two they talk about all things media.

 

PART 1

 

PART 2

 

PART 1

START [00:00:17]

COMICS

  • American Vampire 13 (00:02:00)
  • Detective Comics 875 (00:10:00)
  • 5 Ronin 5 (00:17:58)
  • Walking Dead 83 (00:23:09)
  • Suicide Forest 4 (00:34:17)
  • Undying Love 1 (00:40:40)

END [00:45:42]

 

PART 2

START [00:00:23]

MOVIES

  • NEWS: WonderCon Green Lantern Footage (00:00:50)
  • NEWS: CinemaCon Marvel Film Footage (00:03:48)
  • REVIEWS: The Last Circus (00:05:38)
  • DVD/Blu-Ray Discussion (00:10:24)
  • Sucker Punch Review Redux (00:19:10)

GAMES

  • New Spider-Man Game: Edge of Time (30:27)
  • PS3: Mortal Kombat Demo (32:53)
  • DISCUSSION: Gamestop, Used Games, and Game Developers (36:17)

TV

  • NEWS: Frederator Studios Shopping James Kochalka’s ‘SuperF*ckers'(40:42)
  • NEWS: Wonder Woman’s New Wardrobe (41:53)
  • NEWS: AMC/Weiner negotiations + ‘Mad Men’ Set For (At Least) Two More Seasons (43:41)
  • NEWS:Twentieth Century Fox (and CBS) signed a new digital distribution agreement with Netflix. (47:31)
  • REVIEWS: Peabody Award winner Justified (49:11)

 





Fourth Wall Weekly #44

17 02 2009

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COMICS

Mainstream Weekly:

DC

Regular Titles:
[01:13] Batman #686
[09:53] Nightwing #153
[14:02] Green Lantern Corps #33
[19:25] Action Comics #874
[25:50] Vixen: Return Of The Lion #5 (of 5)
[27:40] R.E.B.E.L.S. #1

MARVEL

Regular Titles:
[32:59] X-Men Origins: Sabretooth
[37:46] Wolverine: Manifest Destiny #4 (of 4)
[42:36] Captain Britain and MI 13 #10
[46:04] The Wonderful Wizard of Oz #3 (of 8)

Independents Day:

[48:13] Walking Dead #58
[51:10] Incognito #2
[54:35] Angel: After The Fall #17
[56:15] Hexed #2

Trades Show:

[1:01:09] This Week’s Highlights:

  • All Star Superman HC Vol 2
  • Batman RIP HC
  • DMZ TP Vol 6 Blood In The Game
  • Battlestar Galactica Baltar TP
  • Welcome To Hoxford TP Vol 1
  • The Sword TP Vol 2 Water
  • The Roberts TP

Next Time:

[1:04:05] What’s In Store For Next Week:

  • BIRDS OF PREY #127
  • BLACK LIGHTNING: YEAR ONE #4 (OF 6)
  • THE OUTSIDERS #15
  • ROBIN #183
  • SUPERGIRL #38
  • AMAZING SPIDER-MAN # 583 OBAMA COVER 5TH PRINTING
  • DARK AVENGERS # 2
  • GHOST RIDER # 32
  • SPIDER-MAN NOIR # 3
  • ULTIMATE FANTASTIC FOUR # 60
  • UNCANNY X-MEN # 506

NYCC ’09:

The Misadventures of Aaron Haaland [1:07:30] :

  • Marvel’s Motion Comics
  • Marvel’s After Party
  • And check out Aaron’s latest Newsarama article by clicking HERE!

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MEDIA

DVD
[01:13] In DVD’s This Week:

MAJOR RELEASES

  • W. [with review]
  • Nights in Rodanthe
  • Miracle at St. Anna
  • Soul Men

ALSO RELEASED THIS WEEK

  • Blindness
  • Frozen River [with review]
  • The Guitar
  • Otto; or Up with Dead People
  • The Lodger
  • My Name Is Bruce [with review]
  • His Name Was Jason: 30 Years of Friday the 13th [a follow up]

TV ON DVD

  • The Inauguration of Barack Obama on CNN

NEW TO BLU-RAY

  • Donnie Darko [Blu-ray]
  • Raging Bull [Blu-ray]
  • Pretty Woman [Blu-ray]
  • The Rundown [Blu-ray]
  • Street Fighter Extreme Edition [Blu-ray]
  • A Time to Kill [Blu-ray]
  • The Boondock Saints [Blu-ray]

Next Week on DVD:

  • High School Musical 3: Senior Year
  • Changeling
  • Religulous
  • Body of Lies
  • Hounddog
  • Flash of Genius
  • Quarantine
  • The Midnight Meat Train

GAMES

[19:48]This Week in Games:

  • F.E.A.R. 2: Project Origin PC X360 PS3
  • The House of the Dead: Overkill WII
  • Sonic’s Ultimate Genesis Collection X360 PS3
  • Onechanbara: Bikini Zombie Slayers WII

FILM

[26:27] In Theaters This Week:

  • Confessions of a Shopaholic
  • Friday the 13th
  • The International
  • Two Lovers

THE OSCARS

[34:17] **Oscar Season**

In which the members of the Fourth Wall review one movie a week up for Oscar contention.

This Week’s Reviews: Frost/Nixon and The Reader

[37:31] **Oscar Bets**

Best Actor, Best Actress, Best Director, Best Original Screenplay, and Best Feature. The members of the Fourth Wall place their bets on who’s gonna win in these five categories.

Listen to this if you want to know what’s at stake for one of the members.

[43:30] Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:

  • Fired Up
  • Madea Goes to Jail

[43:52] Trailers:

  • Inglourious Basterds
  • Transformers 2

[ 45:15] Movie News:

  • Emily Blunt or Scarlett Johansson: Who will get the role in Iron Man 2?
  • Stretch Armstrong news + Board Game Movies
  • X-Men Origins: Wolverine trailer news.
  • John Malkovich joins the cast of Jonah Hex

TV

[53:07] Reviews:

  • Dollhouse

[1:04:01] Spotlights:

  • Lost, Season 5, Ep. 5, “This Place Is Death”
  • Battlestar Galactica, Season 4, Ep. 17, “No Exit”




Fourth Wall Weekly #39

12 01 2009

As part of our many New Year’s Resolutions, we’re hoping to get the new podcasts out by Wednesday Night. Sooner even.

And just look at that there image!

COMICS

Rick Remender's Punisher

Mainstream Weekly:

MARVEL

Dark Reign:

[0:00:53] Punisher #1

  • **The Big Book of the Week** Written by Rick Remender/Art by Jerome Opena

War of Kings:
[0:08:26] Secret Invasion: War Of Kings & War of Kings Saga

Regular Titles:

[0:11:19] Marvel Zombies 3 #4 (of 4)
[0:14:35] X-Men: Noir #2 (of 4)
[0:15:49] What If: Runaways Became the Young Avengers
[0:17:55] Sub-Mariner: The Depths #4 (of 5)

DC

Regular Titles:

[0:20:39] Black Lightning: Year One #1 (of 6)
[0:28:39] Detective Comics #852
[0:34:23] Faces of Evil: Solomon Grundy
[0:39:32] Secret Six #5

The Lightning Round:

[0:42:16] Vixen: Return Of The Lion #4 (of 5)
[0:44:04] Supergirl: Cosmic Adventures In The 8th Grade #2 (of 6)

Independents Day:

[0:47:29] Buffy The Vampire Slayer #21

  • And if you can’t get enough of Harmony, check out her show exclusively at MySpace Dark Horse Presents: LINK
[0:55:23] Walking Dead #57
[0:56:15] Doktor Sleepless #11
[0:59:25] No Hero #3 (of 7)
[1:03:04] Sandman: Dream Hunters #3 (of 4)
[1:07:15] Rest #2
  • Click on the title to read “Gothic Romance”, the B-story by Bill Willingham & Bernie Wrightson

[1:13:20] Hexed #1 (of 4)

  • Click on the title to read this issue for free. [Brought to you for free by BOOM! Studios & myspace/comicbooks]
  • And if we didn’t convince you on the podcast, maybe this passionate YouTube video will. LINK [A short video by BOOM!’s Editor-in-Chief Mark Waid]
  • And if you really enjoyed the words, check out Michael Alan Nelson’s (the writer’s) blog: MAN’s Machinery and read his free novel DINGO…you’ll be glad you did.

Trades Show:

[1:16:34] This Week’s Top Releases:

  • Rasl TP Vol 1 Drift
  • Walking Dead Vol. 9
  • Secret Invasion TP

Next Time:

[1:22:27] What’s On Our Watch List For Next Week:

  • ACTION COMICS #873
  • BATMAN CONFIDENTIAL #25
  • BATTLESTAR GALACTICA CYLON WAR #1
  • CAPTAIN BRITAIN AND MI 13 #9
  • THE CLEANERS #2
  • DMZ #38
  • FABLES #80
  • FINAL CRISIS #6
  • GREEN LANTERN CORPS #32
  • HOUSE OF MYSTERY TP VOL 01
  • I KILL GIANTS #7
  • INVINCIBLE #58
  • NIGHTWING #152
  • SIMON DARK #16
  • THE WONDERFUL WIZARD OF OZ #2
  • X-MEN/SPIDER-MAN #3

MEDIA

DVD
In DVD This Week (0:01:16):

MAJOR RELEASES

  • Pineapple Express
  • The Wackness
  • Righteous Kill
  • Babylon A.D.
  • Bangkok Dangerous
  • Disaster Movie

TV on DVD

  • Battlestar Galactica Season 4.0
  • Secret Diary of a Call Girl – Season One
  • Dexter: The Complete First Season (Blu-Ray)

Also Released This Week (0:02:10):

  • The Alphabet Killer

Other Reviews (0:15:16):

  • Pineapple Express
  • The Wackness

Next Week on DVD (23:13):

  • APPALOOSA
  • VICKY CRISTINA BARCELONA
  • Director’s Cut of the Original MY BLOODY VALENTINE
  • BRIDESHEAD REVISITED
  • MIRRORS
  • SWING VOTE
  • MY BEST FRIEND’S GIRL
  • TOKYO GORE POLICE

Commercial Break: Tentacle Grape -“It’s the most delicious hentai soda on the market.”

Grape Your Friends

Grape Your Friends

GAMES

This Week in Games (25:35):

  • Saints Row 2 PC
  • Hotel for Dogs PC Wii DS PS2

FILM

In Theaters This Week (27:26):

  • Bride Wars
  • The Unborn

In Limited Release

  • Not Easily Broken
  • Yonkers Joe

Coming Soon To A Theater Near You:

  • My Bloody Valentine
  • Hotel for Dogs
  • Notorious
  • Paul Blart: Mall Cop

Movie News (31:42):

  • George Romero’s latest zombie movie called Of the Dead
  • New Poster Released for Transformers: Revenge of the Fallen
  • Iron Man 2 Casting Update: Mickey Rourke and Sam Rockwell
  • Simon Pegg & ‘ALIENATE’ Director Encourage Fans: DON’T BUY DVD
  • Watchmen: Court Update
  • DC/Warner Bros. Put Their Superheroes Films On Hold

TV

The News (47:50):

  • “Dexter” marries his “sister”
  • Showtime posts “United States of Tara” on YouTube
  • Seth Rogen will star in a “Simpsons” episode he wrote himself
  • Tom Welling is reportedly on board for Season 9 of “Smallville”
  • ABC may be done airing “Pushing Daisies”
  • Joss Whedon: It’s been tough hearing “Dollhouse’s” negative buzz

The Reviews (54:58):

  • 13: Fear Is Real
  • Scrubs
  • Damages

What Art’s Looking Forward To This Month:

  • Battlestar Galactica (Sci-Fi) Jan. 16
  • United States of Tara (Showtime) Jan. 18
  • Lie To Me (Fox) Jan. 21
  • LOST (ABC) Jan. 21
  • Burn Notice (USA) Jan. 22