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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 4 - Thicker Than Water

Telltale Games
Apr 25, 2017 - PlayStation 4, Xbox One, PC, Xbox Series X/S, PlayStation 5
Fair

OpenCritic Rating

69

Top Critic Average

33%

Critics Recommend

IGN
6.5 / 10
Game Informer
8.5 / 10
GameSpot
7 / 10
Destructoid
5.5 / 10
Areajugones
8.6 / 10
IGN Spain
6 / 10
God is a Geek
8.5 / 10
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3 / 5
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Critic Reviews for The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 4 - Thicker Than Water

"Thicker Than Water," other than its satisfying ending, is the season's weakest episode yet. Little that precedes the action-packed conclusion feels like it has much, if any, weight to the ongoing story I'm invested in — namely Javi's life and his relationships with Kate, Clem, and David. I'm absolutely on the hook for the season finale after that strong start and thrilling ending — I just wish everything before it hadn't felt so thin.

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Thicker Than Water has tough choices, great relationship building, and shocking twists. It's the best episode this season

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Storylines finally converge satisfyingly in Thicker Than Water, the penultimate chapter of the New Frontier.

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The more I write about this episode, the less I like it. I actually went back and replayed it to see if the ending could be influenced by the player in any way (it can't), which certainly did Thicker than Water no favors. One disappointing episode isn't enough to write off the whole season quite yet, but I'm certainly less excited for the finale than I was this time last month.

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This fourth episode of The Walking Dead: A New Frontier is, probably, the best so far. Very fast paced and with an outstanding ending that prepares the player for an epic ending of the season.

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An episode that feels way too flat and uninteresting.

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There's no denying Episode Four does the series justice, and the finale has been set up brilliantly.

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The Walking Dead: A New Frontier - Episode 4 is a bit of a mistep for this promising series. It's not a bad episode, but it does feel like just a small stepping stone to the finale. It also has some story and technical problems that make the whole thing feel a bit rushed compared to the previous episodes. The finale could be great, but this episode does little to enhance the excitement.

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