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Here's the first six minutes of The Walking Dead: Michonne

The Walking Dead: Michonne
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The six-minute preview of Telltale's three-part “mini-series” adventure The Walking Dead: Michonne covers what is clearly the game's tutorial, intended to help players become accustomed to its mechanics without burying them in decisions or details about the story. But it also sets a tone that, if you're at all familiar with the series, is about as happy as you'd expect.

Michonne, who's portrayed in the game by Samira Wiley of Orange is the New Black fame, lost her family to the zombie apocalypse in a very literal sense: She was out of town when the outbreak occurred, leaving her two young daughters in the care of a nanny, and doesn't know (and likely never will) what fate ultimately befell them. As you can see in the video, it weighs upon her.

The first episode of The Walking Dead: Michonne, “In Too Deep,” will be out on February 23. Part two, “Give No Shelter,” will be out in March, followed by “What We Deserve” in April. Find out more at telltalegames.com.

Andy Chalk
Andy Chalk

Andy has been gaming on PCs from the very beginning, starting as a youngster with text adventures and primitive action games on a cassette-based TRS80. From there he graduated to the glory days of Sierra Online adventures and Microprose sims, ran a local BBS, learned how to build PCs, and developed a longstanding love of RPGs, immersive sims, and shooters. He began writing videogame news in 2007 for The Escapist and somehow managed to avoid getting fired until 2014, when he joined the storied ranks of PC Gamer. He covers all aspects of the industry, from new game announcements and patch notes to legal disputes, Twitch beefs, esports, and Henry Cavill. Lots of Henry Cavill.