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GSY Review: The Wolf Among Us
Episode 1: Faith

GSY Review: The Wolf Among Us <br>Episode 1: Faith

Ever since The Wolf Among Us was announced, all the fans of The Walking Dead have been eagerly waiting for Telltale's new title. Once again, the American developer decided to adapt a famous series of comic books created by Bill Willingham, Fables. PC videos and our verdict are just a click away. As usual, for the full review, you'll have to visit the French side.





Verdict


With The Wolf Among Us, the guys at Telltale confirm how talented they are when it comes to telling a story and bringing charismatic characters to life. Provided you don't mind playing this type of game, the first episode (out of 5) is clearly very promising in terms of plot and atmosphere. Gameplay mechanics have not changed much since their previous title, which is why it will please those who loved The Walking Dead but also probably fail to convince those who did not. On PC, the game looks very good, with great art style, good anti-aliasing and rock solid framerate - the latter being choppier on consoles from what we've been told. Let's just hope the saving system will not suffer from the same bug as in The Walking Dead, as it forced player to copy/paste the saving file in the right folder for it to work properly. If you're into interactive stories and you want more of these, we recommend you give The Wolf Among Us a try as it obviously lives up to its expectations. Playing through the first episode made us want to discover the original material and read the comic books. Now what better seal of quality could we possibly find?

Gameplay #1
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Opening credits
Gameplay #4

All comments

Commented on 2013-10-13 01:01:30
The trial was very short but sweet and it left me wanting more. How long would you is the first episode? Are we talking The Walking Dead length?
Commented on 2013-10-13 01:02:44 In reply to Moonwalker
I'd say between an hour and a half and 2 hours.
Commented on 2013-10-13 03:31:27
Awesome. Pretty similar to TWD then i think. Although i never really paid much attention to it. Definitely getting this one sometime soon.
Commented on 2013-10-13 18:25:25 In reply to Moonwalker
Posted by Moonwalker
Awesome. Pretty similar to TWD then i think. Although i never really paid much attention to it. Definitely getting this one sometime soon.
Seems shorter to me. Could have sworn TWD was upwards of 3 hours a piece....maybe not?. Hour and a half seems pretty damn short though, definitely going to wait for some offers after it's been out a while. Hoping for a PS4 release too, without that i doubt i'll even bother with it. I expect it'll happen though.
Commented on 2013-10-13 20:25:28
Walking Dead episodes were 2 hours each.

Nice to hear Telltale has still kept the quality of writing up after TWD. Kentucky Route Zero, The Journey Down, The Dream Machine, man it's a good time for episodic adventure games.
Commented on 2013-10-13 21:16:01
I guess it depends on if you talk to everybody and try evverything out, cause i saw videos on Youtube of TWD episodes of around a hour and half.
Commented on 2013-10-14 06:45:37
Yeah I thought TWD was about 3 hours per. This one was 1 hour and a half and mostly cutscenes. TWD allowed much more control. I say wait for a few episodes to come out. Especially if you're on PC (can't buy episodes separate).
Commented on 2013-10-16 00:43:04
inhaled some and then finished it in 1 playthrough last night...wow it was amazing, the whole fable/fairytale concept and better fluidity of gameplay to story compared to TWD series. took me a bit over 2 hours...cant wait till the next one, anybody know when episode 2 will release btw?
Commented on 2013-10-16 00:44:09
and the graphics...wow! feels like a moving comic book throughout. gorgeous!
Commented on 2013-10-18 09:33:47
i think that this game deserve a 10 of 10

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