Activision's Walking Dead game officially named 'Survival Instinct'

First person action game gets new details

Activision has given its video game rendition of The Walking Dead an official name, 'The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct'.


While Telltale's episodic Walking Dead game channels the spirit of Robert Kirkman's comic series, Activision and Terminal Reality's first-person effort will be based on AMC's TV series.

The game is set before the events of the show and follows Daryl and Merle Dixon as they make their way to the promised safety of Atlanta, battling the zombie horde along the way.

According to the official blurb, Suvuval Instinct is "a do-whatever-you-need-to-survive first-person action game that brings the deep, character-driven world of AMC's Emmy Award-winning TV series onto console gaming systems and the PC in a frightening, new way. The game puts players in the role of the mysterious, crossbow-wielding survivor Daryl Dixon, alongside his overbearing brother Merle, on a haunting, unforgiving quest across the Georgia countryside to reach the supposed safety of Atlanta."

Via IGN.