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The Walking Dead: Onslaught is a VR game, based on AMC's The Walking Dead.

The game was released on PC, and PlayStation VR.

The Walking Dead: Onslaught was released physically on PlayStation VR on October 9, 2020. There will be four different editions: Standard Edition, Deluxe Edition, Survivor Edition, Limited Edition.

Plot

The Walking Dead Onslaught turns you into a desperate survivor struggling against the relentless walker threat, while confronting both the horrors and humanity of this apocalyptic new world.[1]

Synopsis

The game is told over a prologue and seven chapters.

Prologue: What Comes Before And After

Rick goes out looking for Daryl, who has been missing for a couple days. Rick follows a trail of crossbow bolts and eventually finds Daryl. The two start arguing but are stopped when Eugene tells them a bunch of walkers are on the way. Daryl injured his leg when crossing a bridge that collapses. Rick than has to go the long way round. Eventually Rick meets up with Daryl and they both get into Eugene's vehicle heading back to Alexandria.

Chapter One: Desperate Days

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Chapter Two: Strange Circumstances

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Chapter Three: The Rabbit Hole

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Chapter Four: Around The Bend

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Chapter Five: Roads Less Traveled

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Chapter Six: When Dust Settles

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Chapter Seven: The Promise

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Cast

Deaths

DLCs

  • Sheriff Rick Skin
  • Hunter Daryl Skin
  • Golden Katana
  • Golden Knuckle Knife
  • Lucille (Weapon)
  • The Red Machete Mandy (Weapon)
  • Tyreese's Hammer (Weapon)
  • Rick's Mace (Weapon)

Different Editions

Digital Editions

Standard Edition

  • Full Game

Deluxe Edition

  • Full Game
  • Golden Katana and Golden Knuckle Knife
  • 4 Weapons: Lucille, Mandy, Tyreese's Hammer, Rick's Mace
  • Sheriff Rick and Hunter Daryl Skins
  • Alexandria Crafting Starter Kit
  • Set of 5 Digital Post Cards
  • Digital Artbook
  • Digital Soundtrack
  • PS Themes and Avatars (PlayStation VR Only)

Physical Editions (PlayStation VR Only)

Standard Edition

  • Full Game
  • 1 Physical Post Card

Deluxe Edition

  • Full Game
  • Golden Katana and Golden Knuckle Knife
  • 4 Weapons: Lucille, Mandy, Tyreese's Hammer, Rick's Mace
  • heriff Rick and Hunter Daryl Skins
  • Alexandria Crafting Starter Kit
  • 2 Physical Post Cards
  • Set of 5 Digital Post Cards
  • Digital Artbook
  • Digital Soundtrack
  • PS Themes and Avatars

Survivor Edition

  • Full Game
  • Exclusive Steelbook
  • Golden Katana and Golden Knuckle Knife
  • 4 Weapons: Lucille, Mandy, Tyreese's Hammer, Rick's Mace
  • Sheriff Rick and Hunter Daryl Skins
  • Alexandria Crafting Starter Kit
  • 2 Physical Post Cards
  • Set of 5 Digital Post Cards
  • Digital Artbook
  • Digital Soundtrack
  • PS Themes and Avatars

Signed Physical Artbook Edition

  • Full Game
  • Signed Artbook (Limited to 120)
  • Golden Katana and Golden Knuckle Knife
  • 4 Weapons: Lucille, Mandy, Tyreese's Hammer, Rick's Mace
  • Sheriff Rick and Hunter Daryl Skins
  • Alexandria Crafting Starter Kit
  • 2 Physical Post Cards
  • Set of 5 Digital Post Cards
  • Digital Artbook
  • Digital Soundtrack
  • 1 PS Themes and 5 Avatars

Soundtrack

The Walking Dead: Onslaught Digital OST

  • Main Theme of The Walking Dead: Onslaught - Jesper Kyd
  • Time of Death - Jesper Kyd
  • Alexandria's Theme - Jesper Kyd
  • Amongst the Herd - Jesper Kyd
  • Withered Oaks - Jesper Kyd
  • Stranger Interlude - Jesper Kyd
  • Still Air - Jesper Kyd
  • Desperation - Jesper Kyd
  • Never a Moment - Jesper Kyd

Promotional Material

Trailer

Sneak Peak

Trivia

  • The events of the game have been confirmed to take place between "Wrath" and "A New Beginning" and is considered canon to the television universe.[2]
  • The song used in The Walking Dead: Onslaught - Gameplay Trailer is "Let It Rain On Me" by The Fake Arts & Matthew Simon Clark.
  • The red machete that is included in the Deluxe Edition is nicknamed "Mandy". This is a reference to the The Walking Dead Webisodes: Red Machete series in which it's revealed the original and current owner of the machete was a girl named Mandy. Additionally, the red machete even has Mandy's name carved into as featured in the webisode.
  • This game confirms Michonne's last name to be Hawthorne.
  • Daryl mentions going to an evacuation point once with his brother Merle. This is a reference to The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct.
  • Three of the Scavengers' missions are given by characters Maggie Rhee, Negan and Eugene Porter from the show.
  • Morgan Jones gives you a letter saying that he is leaving. This is a reference to how Morgan Jones left Virginia and travelled to Texas.
  • There are a lot of graffitis in the game that refers to certain things from the show.
    • The first graffiti is with the letters JSS. This is a reference to Enid.
    • The second graffiti refers to the Terminus and Grady Memorial Hospital.
    • The third graffiti is with the sentence King County is overrun.
    • The fourth graffiti is with the nicknames that characters gave to the zombies in the main show, but also from other medias.
      • Walkers - Used by most characters but first said by Morgan Jones
      • Biters - Mostly used by the Governor
      • The Passed - Used by John Dorie
      • Geeks - Used by Glenn Rhee and Molly
      • Eaters - Used by Daryl Dixon
      • Muertos - Used by Javier Garcia
      • Wendigos - Used by Alex Fairbanks
      • Hunger Demons - Used by Rafael Rodrigo Machado
  • Unlike most media in The Walking Dead franchise, walkers can be killed with shots to the body.
  • The spiked walker in this game is based on Winslow, a spiked walker that appeared in "New Best Friends".
  • One of the companies you can find is called Trust A Move. A truck from this company appeared in "The First Day of the Rest of Your Life".
  • The Walking Dead: Onslaught is the second canonical game where Daryl Dixon is a playable character with the first being The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct.
  • The main characters are referred to the nicknames that were given to them by Gareth. Additionally, Carol Peletier and Eugene Porter also get nicknames.
    • Rick Grimes - The Ringleader
    • Daryl Dixon - The Archer
    • Michonne Hawthorne - The Samurai
    • Carol Peletier - The Rogue
    • Eugene Porter - The Wheel Man

References

The Walking Dead Television Universe
Shows TV SeriesFearWorld BeyondTalesSpin-Off
Film Series Untitled Film 1Untitled Film 2Untitled Film 3
Webisodes Torn ApartCold StorageThe OathFlight 462PassageRed MacheteThe Althea Tapes
Podcasts Radio Waves
Games Dead ReckoningSurvival InstinctOnslaught
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