AMC AND VERSUS EVIL LAUNCH FEAR THE WALKING DEAD: DEAD RUN ‚Äď THE OFFICIAL MOBILE GAME OF AMC‚ÄôS ‚ÄúFEAR THE WALKING DEAD‚ÄĚ ‚Äď WORLDWIDE AND FOR FREE ON iOS
Fear the Walking Dead: Dead Run Offers Fans a Unique Mobile Experience Set in the World of the Hit TV Show
AMC and the video game publisher Versus Evil announced today that Fear the Walking Dead: Dead Run, the official mobile game based on AMC‚Äôs record-breaking TV series, is now available worldwide for free on iPhone, iPad and iPod touch.
Fear the Walking Dead: Dead Run puts players in the shoes of their favorite characters from the show as they try to escape a devastated Los Angeles and the Infected hordes that have overrun the city. Gameplay takes place across familiar landscapes including an abandoned church, a high school, and the local sports arena. The game features over 40 weapons and special episode levels that deliver storylines paralleling the events of the TV series.
The free mobile game will be discussed on ‚ÄúTalking Dead: Fear Edition,‚ÄĚ which will premiere on Monday Night. AMC exclusively premiered the highly-anticipated new season of ‚ÄúFear the Walking Dead‚ÄĚ worldwide in more than 125 countries.
"We wanted to launch the game in a unique and exciting way that honored the great show on which it‚Äôs based. The game is both thrilling and visually-appealing as players try to survive the apocalyptic fall of Los Angeles,‚ÄĚ said Mac McKean, SVP of Digital Media for AMC and SundanceTV.
‚ÄúWe‚Äôre all huge fans of the ‚ÄėFear the Walking Dead,‚Äô and it‚Äôs been great working with AMC to bring this game to the fans,‚ÄĚ said Steve Escalante, GM and founder of Versus Evil. ‚ÄúOur goal from the beginning was to create a fun, accessible experience that stayed true to the energy of the show. We hope fans enjoy playing as their favorite show characters and competing with their friends in a world falling apart.‚ÄĚ
Fear the Walking Dead: Dead Run is initially available exclusively on the App Store for iPhone, iPad and iPod touch at https://itunes.apple.com/app/fear-walking-dead-dead-run/id1084407935?mt=8&ls=1
Download for free on iPhone and iPad: www.getdead.run
Executive produced by showrunner Dave Erickson, Robert Kirkman, Gale Anne Hurd, Greg Nicotero and David Alpert, ‚ÄúFear the Walking Dead‚ÄĚ stars Kim Dickens as Madison, Cliff Curtis as Travis, Frank Dillane as Nick, Alycia Debnam-Carey as Alicia, Ruben Blades as Daniel, Mercedes Mason as Ofelia, Lorenzo James Henrie as Chris and Colman Domingo as Strand. Season one achieved record-breaking performance worldwide as the highest-rated first season of any series in U.S. cable history among total viewers and all key demos in live+3 ratings. Produced by AMC Studios, ‚ÄúFear‚ÄĚ will air its second season of 15 episodes in two parts, with the first seven episodes in April and the remaining eight episodes airing later in 2016.
For more information, please visit www.getdead.run.