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Telltale’s Game of Thrones will follow five playable characters

A Game of Thrones Xbox

Telltale Games’ upcoming Game of Thrones adventure will follow the stories of five different playable characters, reports International Business Times after speaking with Senior VP of Publishing Steve Allison. The characters will be from the same family, so the choices you make with each character will directly affect the others. Allison promises it “adds a whole new layer to things that we’re really excited about.”

“We always will evolve our story telling toolkit from game to game based on the needs of each franchise and the creative decisions we’ve made,” says Allison. “For example, Tales from the Borderlands adds multi-protagonist storytelling for us layered into the tailored narrative design established with The Walking Dead and it works amazingly well with two playable characters.”

Telltale’s Game of Thrones is on track to debut its first episode before the end of 2014 alongside the first episode of Tales from the Borderlands. While it takes most inspiration from the show, Telltale teased some deeper lore from the novels to have some role in their series.

Source: IB Times via Polygon


The Walking Dead: Season Two review (Xbox One)

The Walking Dead: Season Two was developed and published by Telltale Games. It was released on Friday, October 31 2014 for $25. A copy was provided for review purposes.


In the end, nobody is safe from the shambling, moaning hordes of undead which populate The Walking Dead’s dystopian alternate reality. Not the characters, the fans or the general public. Robert Kirman has created a rich and culturally pervasive lore. It was inevitable that Telltale Games extremely popular The Walking Dead series of episodic interactive stories would appear on Microsoft’s Xbox One console sooner or later.

TWD:S2 picks up directly where Season One ended. Players assume the role of Clementine as she continues her journey towards adolescence in an increasingly dangerous and challenging world. The Xbox One version of TWD:S2 has been released as a complete package, which is great news for anyone as impatient as me. Let’s jump in and see if this version is worth your hard earned cash.

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Two Telltale series coming to Xbox One


This year, masters of storytelling Telltale Games released two critically acclaimed episodic series on XBLA, and soon they’ll be telling those tales on Xbox One. Both The Walking Dead Season 2 and The Wolf Among Us will be getting next-gen retail releases this fall. Each game will be the complete experience, so you can play the story from beginning to end without all that pesky waiting between episodes. If disks aren’t your thing, both seasons will also be available to download.

For those of you wanting to continue Clementine’s story in the zombie apocalypse, The Walking Dead Season 2 will get its retail release on October 21. If you’re not caught up on the series, the first season is already available for Xbox One. If noir crime stories and magical creatures are up your alley, The Wolf Among Us will arrive a little later November 4. You can check out the dark and moody trailers for both games after the jump.

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Resident Evil Revelations 2 will release episodically on Xbox in 2015

Capcom's Resident Evil Revelations 2 for Xbox One

Capcom has announced that it will release Resident Evil Revelations 2 on Xbox One and Xbox 360 in early 2015.

At least, that’s when it will begin releasing the game. Breaking from franchise tradition, the sequel will adopt an episodic release format and will be split up into four digital episodes available for $5.99 each. It’s a release format perhaps best known to gamers thanks to another game franchise that pits humans against zombies: The Walking Dead. For its part, Capcom claims that this format is an evolution of the original Revelations‘ chapters format, though those chapters were sold together as a single release.

The publisher will release Resident Evil Revelations 2‘s episodes one week at a time before making the entire game available as a single digital release that will include some sort of additional content for $24.99. A retail version is also planned for a later date, and it will feature even more exclusive content at an MSRP of $39.99. Capcom promises that each episode “will feature hours of terrifying gameplay ending with dramatic cliff-hangers.”

Revelations 2 will put players in control of series mainstay Claire Redfield and task them with confronting the horrors of Redfield’s past. Joining her in the sequel is Moira Burton, who, along with Redfield, has been captured and must find out who took them and why.


Telltale Games bringing The Wolf Among Us to Xbox One

The Wolf Among Us Cover Art

Telltale Games recently announced via Twitter that this fall they will be releasing their acclaimed adventure games, The Walking Dead (both seasons) and The Wolf Among Us on Xbox One. The Walking Dead will release in October next month, with The Wolf Among Us following in November.  Players who have played the Xbox 360 or PC editions of these games likely won’t find a compelling reason to upgrade, but for players who missed out on these games in the previous generation of consoles, this revival of the adventure genre will come as a welcome addition to the ever-growing library of titles available on Xbox One.


Xbox 360 Ultimate Game Sale is happening now

Ultimate Game Sale

Major Nelson announced yesterday that Microsoft would be discounting prices on a number of Xbox 360 games during this week’s Ultimate Game Sale. Discounts will range anywhere from 30 to 75 percent. The sale will be offering both daily and weekly deals.

It is already a bit late in the day today, but if you happen to see this in time then check out today’s XBLA deals: Halo: Spartan Assault and TMNT: OOTS.

XBLA titles featured in the weekly sale include:

Major Nelson advised everyone to check his Twitter account each day to see what the daily deals will be.

This sale will run through July 14 and is available for both Xbox Live Gold and Silver members.

Source: Major Nelson


The Walking Dead Season 2 Episode 3 coming this week

The Walking Dead fans rejoice, a new episode is right around the corner! Telltale has announced Episode 3: In Harm’s Way will shamble onto the marketplace this Wednesday, May 14. You can watch the intense new trailer above, showcasing the new characters and life-or-death situations poor Clementine will have to face in Carver’s camp. If the trailer wasn’t enough to satisfy your pre-episode curiosity, check out some screenshots here. As always the new episode will cost $4.99, or can be picked up as part of the season pass.


First screens of The Walking Dead: In Harm’s Way


Clementine has been through some tough times, but in the next episode of The Walking Dead she really will be In Harm’s Way. Telltale has released the first screenshots from the new episode, showing the terrors Clem and her group will face after the brutal finale of Episode 2. The episode will feature characters from Season 1’s 400 Days DLC, as well as more of Michael Madsen’s villainous William Carver. Episode 3: In Harm’s Way is coming soon, with the release date anticipated to be announced in the near future. Check out the screens after the jump.

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The Walking Dead In the Pines trailer

It’s no secret that The Walking Dead Season 2 is off to a great start. The series is only two episodes in, and it’s getting loads of praise from critics and fans. A new trailer has been released showcasing the series so far, showing clips from the first two episodes and the various accolades the game received. The true star of this trailer isn’t Clementine or the zombies, but the beautifully emotional song that begins to play halfway through.

Fans of the game will no doubt recognize the tune, as it played during the credits of Episode 2. The song in question is “In the Pines”, a traditional American folk song dating back to the 1870s. The rendition heard in the game/trailer was arranged by Jared Emerson-Johnson, the long-time Telltale composer, and sung by Janel Drewis, who works at Telltale as an animator. The track is currently available for free, and you can download it from Bandcamp here.


The Walking Dead Season 2: A House Divided review (XBLA DLC)

The Walking Dead Season 2 was developed and published by Telltale Games. It was released March 5, 2014 for $4.99.


So far, The Walking Dead Season 2 has been off to a slow start. The first episode spent a lot of time separating itself from the original series, while setting the stage for the current one. It was a lot of build-up that ultimately had little immediate payoff.  Thankfully Episode 2: A House Divided picks up right where the last left off, allowing the story to kick itself into full gear. We finally see the direction the series is going, as Clementine’s new group is forced to deal with a mysterious new villain, Carver. Telltale delivers the experience we’ve come to expect from The Walking Dead - one full of tough choices, rough consequences, and a good helping of zombie slaughter.

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