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The Walking Dead VR game in the works

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Rick Grimes from television’s The Walking Dead.
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A Walking Dead VR game is in development by Robert Kirkman’s entertainment company Skybound Entertainment and Skydance Interactive, the companies announced today.

The two companies have partnered to develop a “number of original virtual reality video games based on the expansive world of The Walking Dead universe,” they said in a news release.

“In a multi-year strategy, the two companies are collaborating to produce an unparalleled gaming experience that will offer millions of fans and gamers the opportunity to engage, interact, and immerse into the post-apocalyptic world of The Walking Dead and its characters in virtual reality.”

The inaugural game will feature a new setting and cast of characters which players will experience through an “ innovative contextual interaction system.”

Skydance Interactive was formerly known as The Workshop Entertainment, a studio which worked on a broad selection of titles including Gears of War 4, XCOM 2, Borderlands 2: Mr. Torgue’s Campaign of Carnage and Sorcery.