The Walking Dead Episode 5 No Time Left Review
Amazing, simply amazing. That’s how you’ll remember your experience with TellTale’s the Walking Game. Episode 5 No Time Left will most likely be the biggest reason on why the Walking Dead will win best game of 2012 at the VGAs this year. The Walking Dead game will go down in history for remarkable story telling and emotional impact on players.
SPOILERS FOR PREVIOUS WALKING DEAD EPISODES: Episode 5 No Time Left starts off where Episode 4 Around The Corner left off. Lee has been bitten and is on the search for Clementine with whoever you decided to ask for help in Around The Corner. Lee’s single goal is to save Clementine, no matter the cost. Episode 5 is where all your choices begin to unravel. Little decisions that you thought were easy before come back in the episode 5 where you begin to rethink your choices. Episode 5 has many decisions of it’s own, two of which will truly change the flow of your story.
No matter your choices the ending of episode 5 No Time Left is an epic conclusion to season 1 of the Walking Dead. Lee is more serious than ever in the Walking Dead. His decisions are straight forward, yes or no, you don’t get to answer in vague ways like you did before. However, once the pacing of decisions slow down, the game begins to reflect on your decisions made in previous episodes with conversations between the group. Story elements like Kenny’s family’s death being Ben’s fault and what happened to Larry back on farm are brought back up in No Time Left.
The gameplay is just the same as in previous episodes. You control Lee with the left stick and control the cursor with the right stick. There’s still some technical hiccups here and there like occasional stutters between cutscenes. Visually, the game is still inspired by the comic book art style of the comic book. The music in No Time Left is fantastic and is used in great ways to get tension going. Specifically in two major situation the music is used to build up major outcomes and get your heart pumping in the heat of the situation.
The Walking Dead Episode 5 No Time Left is a thrilling adventure that will have you on the edge of your seat. Everything you’ve been playing in the previous episodes leads up to the emotional conclusion that is No Time Left. Aside from the little tech issues the series have been known for, No Time Left is truly a game you must experience. If you haven’t played the Walking Dead game at all, now is the time, GET GOING!!!!