Telltale's The Walking Dead Is Coming To The Vita Later This Year


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After the disappointment that was The Walking Dead: Survival Instinct, series fans will have to place their hopes on the second season of Telltale's excellent adventure series. While fans wait, Telltale will be bringing the first season to a new platform.

IGN is reporting that The Walking Dead will be on the PlayStation Vita before season two of the acclaimed adventure series hits consoles and PC. This isn't the first portable version of the title as the adventure series came to the iPad last year, but this is the first time we've seen the series on a dedicated gaming handheld.

Speaking to IGN, PlayStation's Director of Product Planning and Platform Software Innovation Don Mesa says that The Walking Dead is a perfect fit for the Vita:

"Again, a good example is with The Walking Dead. We think that the emotion and the immersive experiences you're going to get there, wherever you're sitting, if you're in your living room and playing on your Vita or sitting at a café or at the bus stop and playing this, you get that shock or fright. I think that's going to be important. That's what we want to deliver as you're playing."

It's not known what changes will be made to the Vita version of the title, but it's probably safe to assume that it will feature many of the same touch controls found in the iPad version.