"Well, the game is based on the comic and exists right alongside the stories of the comics. If you're going by comic timeline: Rick would be in a coma. And episode one takes place with a new set of characters all right around the greater Atlanta area, experiencing this apocalypse from a different perspective than Rick. You play a new character named Lee Everett, who is actually on his way to prison and, via the apocalypse, his cop car wrecks and he has his freedom back but, of course, now the world has gone to hell."Though Rick's story isn't the primary story-arch, Sean goes on to say that Rick, Hershel and Glen are in the game. The site says the game will be available on XBox, PS3 and PC. Take a look at the teaser trailer and visit TheWalkingDeadGame.com for more information.
The Walking Dead has had an interesting effect on a few us (never-you-mind my considering a real-life zombie survival team worthy of appearing on National Geographic's Doomsday Preppers). And the show alone, come on! How great is it? Well, now the corpse-infested world of Robert Kirkman is evolving into a video game! Don't go expecting the exact same story from the comics and/or show, though. According to one of the lead designers (Sean Vanaman) on TheWalkingDeadGame.com: