Help an 8-bit Rick Grimes elude zombies in The Escapists The Walking Dead

By Stephany Nunneley
7 July 2015 16:47 GMT

Worms developer Team 17 is merging the world of The Walking Dead with The Escapists.

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Announced to IGN, Team 17 plans to bring the graphic novels to life, starring an 8-bit Rick Grimes who must aid other characters from Robert Kirkman’s universe.

Per Tech Times, as with the TV show, Grimes wakes up at the hospital to find a world overridden with zombies.

Upon his escape, he meets up with other survivors, with the ultimate goal of finding safety.

The Escapists The Walking Dead is slated for release on PC and Xbox One later this summer. A PlayStation 4 versions hasn’t been announced, but the previous Escapists title was a timed-console exclusive on the Microsoft console.

The announcement teaser and a couple of screenshots are posted below.

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