Six to Start's latest app is another pedometer for people who need more motivation to get off the couch. Similar to the team's previous game, Zombies, Run!, The Walk is an immersive experience that pits players in the midst of a suspenseful storyline - but rather than tap and swipe at the screen to make progress, you must get on your feet and move. It hopes to change your next walk around town into an adventure you will never forget.

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The game begins with a bomb exploding in Inverness station and you being handed a package that could save the world. What follows is a story containing over 800 minutes of audio spread across 51 episodes and hundreds of miles. The Walk will have you travel the length of the UK before it's over, evading the police and secret agents. Depending on where in the world you live, that might sound like a far less escapist experience than fleeing from zombies, but hey, some of us are just plain tired of the undead.

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If you loved Zombies, Run! and want a more updated experience and new environment, The Walk may just be worth a look. It's available below for $3.99, a 20% discount to celebrate its launch. So what are you waiting for? Get moving!

Bertel King, Jr.
Born and raised in the rural South, Bertel knows what it's like to live without 4G LTE - or 3G, for that matter. The only things he likes sweeter than his tea are his gadgets, and while few objects burn more than a metal phone on a summer day, he prefers them that way anyway.

  • solbin

    Thanks, picked up both this and the zombies, run! app (it is currently on sale for 50% off). I need to get more active and maybe this will help out.

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  • My name is….

    I had trouble reading the article title.

    Maybe you could use apostrophe? Or Something next time?

    • xnadax

      Or stop capitalizing every word so it's easier to spot the actual app titles and company names.

      • Robert Balazs

        great idea! AP listen to us :)

    • http://txhoudini.com txhoudini

      Out of curiosity: Where do you think an apostrophe should go that would avoid confusion?

      • My name is….

        For example:

        "Zombies, Run!" Developer "Six To Start" Launches A New, Slower-Paced App To Get People Moving: "The Walk"

        • Thatguyfromvienna

          That's a quotation mark, not an apostrophe.
          Quotation mark: "
          Apostrophe: '

        • http://sdhardie.tumblr.com Sheila

          The word you're looking for is "commas". This is how it would read: "Zombies, Run!" developer, Six to Start, launches a new, slower-paced App to get people moving: "The Walk"

  • http://david.spatholt.com Spacks

    Winter seems like a rough time to release something like this. I do far less walking Dec - March than I do at any other time of the year.

    • Jase Mase

      Well, unless you're one of the lucky ones that live in Florida or SoCal.

  • dan

    These guys are brilliant.