The Walking Dead and Visual Novels

Some people like to slap the term "visual novel" on just about any game with a semblance of a story. The latest target for their misguided labeling is Telltale’s video game adaptation of The Walking Dead. Unlike Phoenix Wright where I can see why someone would call it a VN, The Walking Dead isn’t even close. It’s a completely standard Western-style graphical adventure game all the way through.

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