The Walking Dead series has been a huge success for Telltale games as they have continued to release individual episodes of the game over XBLA nearly every month since July. You can read our review of the first two episodes here.

However when the XBLA title was first released, there were rumours that a retail version would be put together. Today we have confirmation that the rumours are true and players will be able to pick up the full game, including all 5 downloadable episodes as a retail disc on 4th December.

Along with this news is the announcement of an exclusive GameStop collector’s edition, only available for those choosing to Pre0order the title. The Collectors edition will include:

  • The Walking Dead game
  • The Walking Dead Compendium one with exclusive cover art from series artist Charlie Adlard (collecting issue 1-48 of the comic series)
  • Exclusive box art from series artist Charlie Adlard

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Have you been playing the series in its episodic instalments or waiting for this release. Will you be picking it up when it shambles onto consoles on 4th December and if so is the special edition enough for you to pay that extra bit of money? As always, feel free to let us know your thoughts by leaving a comment below.

David Bevan

David has been a computer lover since a young age with fond memories of the NES which created a strong loyalty to Nintendo until Sony hit the market. Moving from Nintendo to a Playstation 1 and Playstation 2, the next generation of consoles saw him move his loyalties yet again, this time to the XBbox 360. David is often found playing games when not working or following his other passion of comics. David worked in the computer games industry for the last 7 years as a support manager for an MMORPG before taking a step away from the industry and living his passion for gaming through his achievement hunting in his spare time and through writing for our website.

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