By Emily Gera on Dec 10, 2013 12.10.13
The second season of Telltale's episodic series The Walking Dead starts on Dec. 18 on Xbox Live, according to the official Coming Soon page from Larry "Major Nelson" Hryb. The first coming episode, titled "All That Remains," picks up where the previous events left off and will continue the story of the orphaned Clementine. The game will be available for $4.99 on Xbox Live. "All That Remains" will launch on Steam one day beforehand on Dec. 17, according to a Steam listing.
By Michael McWhertor on Dec 09, 2013 12.09.13
For The Walking Dead video game fans desperate for a morsel of the game's next season, Telltale Games is handing out teases in six second chunks, as evidenced by the developer's latest Vine. In the latest glimpse, we see Clementine looking wistfully at her The Walking Dead companion Lee, an indicator that Telltale is intent on making players sob uncontrollably in Season Two. While the game doesn't have an official release date yet, the next season may be hitting PCs on Steam as early as Dec. 17, according to a listing. The game is also coming to home consoles and iOS, with additional platforms to come, Telltale announced in October. For now, players will have to settle for Vine-length doses of The Walking Dead: Season Two.
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Dec 06, 2013 12.06.13
The second season of Telltale's episodic series The Walking Dead may begin on Dec. 17, according to the game's recently posted Steam page. The first episode in the season is titled "All That Remains" and will pick up where the previous game's events left off. The Steam page also notes that pre-ordering the game will net buyers 10 percent off the season pass, which will include all five planned episodes. All decisions players made in Season One and in the 400 Days downloadable content will carry over and affect Season Two. The Walking Dead Season Two was announced in October. The season will focus on Clementine, a girl orphaned by the events of the first season who must survive on her own in a world overrun with the undead. Polygon has reached out to Telltale to confirm the launch...
By Emily Gera on Dec 02, 2013 12.02.13
Season two of Telltale Game's The Walking Dead features the return of a second character, Omid, it was revealed in a screenshot released by the company. "A familiar face returns in #TheWalkingDead Season Two premiere episode, 'All That Remains,' releasing this month," reads the statement from the studio, Omid joins the returning and previously announced Clementine.The five episode second season is expected to launch for PC, PlayStation 3, PlayStation 4, Xbox 360 and Xbox One, with iOS and Vita versions due further down the line.
The Walking Dead, Uncharted Golden Abyss and more available with new holiday PS Vita bundle for $175
By Emily Gera on Nov 29, 2013 11.29.13
Amazon is now featuring a new exclusive PS Vita bundle for $175. The holiday pack, which comes with a PS Vita and a 4GB memory card and charger, includes game vouchers to digitally download The Walking Dead: The Complete First Season, Uncharted Golden Abyss, Retro City Rampage and Sly Cooper: Thieves in Time. The same PS Vita included in the bundle typically goes for around $217 on the site, while the standard Walking Dead Vita bundle is typically priced at $250.
By Emily Gera on Oct 31, 2013 10.31.13
The Walking Dead developer Telltale Games is currently working on a new unnamed game that studio co-founders Dan Connors and Kevin Bruner describe as a "dream IP." Speaking on Reddit, Bruner and Connors teased the possibility of a new game based in the Star Wars universe. "A Telltale Star Wars game would make me VERY happy!" wrote Bruner. "We've got some IP coming up that pretty much checks all of my personal favourites, which absolutely amazes/honours me." "Coming from LucasArts we have so many people here that love Star Wars and have worked with the license so that would be a great fit and very cool," added Connors. "In addition we will be working on a few licenses that definitely fall into our dream IP scenario and we can't wait to announce those." Telltale Games previously...
By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 27, 2013 10.27.13
Telltale Games is expected to release more information about the second season of its episodic video game The Walking Dead on Oct. 29 at 3:00 p.m. ET via its official website, according to an image the company tweeted today. The image, shown above, follows an earlier Telltale tweet teasing that more information about Season Two and the Big Bad Wolf in The Wolf Among Us will be released later this month. The first season of The Walking Dead and its 400 Days DLC are currently available on Windows PC, Mac, PlayStation 3, Xbox 360, iOS and PlayStation Vita. Telltale previously announced that both seasons of the The Walking Dead and 400 Days will launch on Android-based micro-console, Ouya, early next year. Earlier this month, the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB)...
By Alexa Ray Corriea on Oct 25, 2013 10.25.13
Players of Devolver Digital's remake of first person shooter Shadow Warrior can now slay demons uses a weapon from Telltale Games' The Walking Dead, the company announced today. As part of a collaboration between Telltale and developer Flying Wild Hog, players can equip hero Lo Wang with an ice axe as an alternative to his standard katana. The weapon was used in The Walking Dead by character Molly in the latter episodes of Telltale's series."As a fan of The Walking Dead, I'm super excited about this fantastic cross promotion with our beloved Shadow Warrior," Devolver Digital wrote in a press statement, under the guise of fictional CFO Fork Parker. "As a fan of money, this certainly helps quite a bit as well." Shadow Warrior features a handful of other crossover weapons, including S...
By Brian Crecente on Oct 21, 2013 10.21.13
Earlier this month at New York Comic Con, fans had a chance to check out a plethora of video game-inspired comics and comic-inspired video games from The Walking Dead to Mass Effect to Marvels' many creations. While video games rely on cutting edge technology to deliver their virtual environments, comics fall back on the most ancient of art forms, but the people who work in both mediums say each have their own unique strengths and even some similarities. "The process of building game story outlines for comics is a lot like building a story in video games," said Halo franchise development director Frank O'Connor. Even the end result sometimes, he said, can be very similar. Where some video games will cut down on the chatter to push players directly into action scenes, comics also make...
By Jenna Pitcher on Oct 14, 2013 10.14.13
Telltale Games' The Walking Dead Game of the Year Edition consists of Season One's five episodes and the 400 Days DLC and will launch Nov. 11 for PlayStation 3, Windows PC and Xbox 360 for $29.99, according to online retailer listings. The new edition will also include the original game soundtrack and behind the scenes video. GameStop offers the PlayStation 3, Xbox 360 and Windows PC versions, while Amazon only lists the console releases. At the time of writing, the Game of the Year Edition wasn't listed on Steam or Best Buy. The recent listings follow shortly after it was discovered earlier this week that the Entertainment Software Rating Board (ESRB) had rated The Walking Dead: Game of the Year Edition for Mac, Windows PC, PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360. The Walking Dead Season One...