When Jared Emerson-Johnson played Monkey Island 2: LeChuck’s Revenge, an adventure game by American publisher LucasArts, he realised his life-long dream of becoming a music composer in gaming. “That was the gateway for me and it made me realise there are people doing really interesting work in this industry,” he says.
While sound has always featured in video games, the industry has experienced a major turnaround with cinematic music now playing a fundamental role in many single-player games. The eighth generation, a term used by fans to describe the current consoles on the market including the PlayStation 4, XBOX One and Nintendo Switch, has played a big role in this.
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When it comes to video games like Telltale’s The Walking Dead, choices are crucial. They can play a key role in keeping the player invested in the story or they can even be used to determine what the play is actually like as a person.
Regarding the franchise itself, there have been many occasions in the past where I’ve struggled to make a decision during a stressful moment as a result of the options on offer. With that being said, the following looks at my five most difficult choices in Telltale’s The Walking Dead.
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It’s probably not surprising but Telltale’s The Walking Dead is one of my favourite video game franchises of all time. It’s the first video game that had a major impact on me and I still love playing the various games to this day.
If you’ve followed my writing work for a few months, you may already know I’ve ranked every character in the franchise and also ranked all of the episodes in the main series. Today, I’ll be ranking my twenty favourite moments in the entire franchise.
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