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  • Blog Post: The Wolf Among Us From The Outside – Part IV

    Telltale recently released the fifth and final episode for The Wolf Among Us. This weekend, as part of a continued experiment, I sat down with my wife and watched as she played through it. We’ve done so with previous installments (you can read the results here , here , and here ), and I was looking... More
  • Blog Post: Versus Mode – Debating The Walking Dead

    Versus Mode is a special feature that we're doing today, and it focuses on two editors debating the merits of a particular game or series. This entry features executive editor Andrew Reiner debating The Walking Dead series with senior associate editor Dan Ryckert. Reiner: When I first saw Telltale... More
  • Blog Post: The Wolf Among Us From The Outside – Part III

    Telltale released The Wolf Among Us: Episode 3 - A Crooked Mile, a few weeks ago. And like I did with the first and second installments, I rode shotgun as my wife played through it. Are the continuing adventures of Bigby Wolf and Snow White cracking her cold, non-gaming heart? Read my recap to find out... More
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead: Season Two – Hopes And Fears

    Telltale recently released season two’s first episode, All That Remains , and it left plenty of hints for what Clementine’s about to face. Using all I know about The Walking Dead’s unfair world and its ability to shock, I dissected the opener to share my hopes and fears about what’s... More
  • Blog Post: Opinion – Telltale’s Approach To Game Of Thrones

    I was more than pleasantly surprised when HBO's adaptation of George R.R. Martin's Game of Thrones turned out to not only be competent, but a good experience in its own right that complements the property and offers its own merits. Now Telltale Game is taking a turn at the trough with a game... More
  • Blog Post: Replay – Jurassic Park

    You: "Wait, didn't this game come out a couple of years ago?" Us: "It sure did! And thanks to the arrival of PlayStation 4 and Xbox One, we can now dive into PlayStation 3 and Xbox 360's libraries for Replay game choices. Complain all you want. These are the rules! And we didn't... More
  • Blog Post: Changing The Walking Dead's Clementine

    One of the big questions in the Walking Dead video game "offseason" was whether we'd see Clementine again. Now that we know she's returning for the upcoming second season of the game, the questions mount. She may be coming back, but who exactly will she be? Note: There are spoilers... More
  • Blog Post: Five Franchises Telltale Games Should Do Next

    If you’ve played either The Walking Dead or the first episode of The Wolf Among Us, you know that Telltale Games has honed in on a formula for presenting narrative games in a way that is exciting, accessible, and emotionally powerful. Here are my picks for five other beloved franchises I’d... More
  • Blog Post: Peter Molyneux Dissects Telltale's The Walking Dead With Its Writer

    Two years ago at E3 I shot a one-on-one interview between Bethesda's Todd Howard and Mojang's Notch . It was an odd pairing, but I continue to receive a lot of positive responses to the video. This year at E3 I decided to schedule more videos that have developers that are fans of each other's... More
  • Blog Post: Test Chamber – Poker Night 2

    In one of the odder titles we've seen in recent memory, Poker Night 2 sits Brock Samson ( The Venture Bros. ), Claptrap, Ash ( Evil Dead ), and Sam (Sam & Max) down at the same table. With GLADoS as the dealer, these colorful characters try to outbluff each other in a friendly game of poker.... More
  • Blog Post: TV Shows That Deserve Better Video Games

    It’s easy to write off a video game based on a TV show as a company’s way to cash in on the property. While not all of the games in the list below do that, most of them do. That’s a shame. Multiple video games exist for the five shows below – but we think they can do better. A... More
  • Blog Post: The Writers' Room: Revealing The Art And Science Of Game Writing

    Whether we're following Mario as he leaps through pipes to rescue an abducted princess or sculpting the saga of Commander Shepard in the midst of a universe-spanning war, most video games have stories to tell. Even Ms. Pac-Man – a game about a hockey puck that eats pellets – provides... More
  • Blog Post: Telltale Games' Dan Connors Talks Episodic Gaming, Next Gen

    Telltale Games' The Walking Dead was one of 2012's surprising success stories, racking up numerous Game of the Year awards ( 80 according to Telltale ) with an interactive experience that made many gamers grab a Kleenex . I spoke with Dan Connors, CEO and co-founder of Telltale Games and executive... More
  • Blog Post: The Writers' Room Editor Discussion

    In Game Informer's March issue, we talked to famed video game scribes Amy Hennig (Uncharted), Corey May (Assassin's Creed), Mikey Neumann (Aliens: Colonial Marines), Gary Whitta (The Walking Dead), and Ken Levine (BioShock Infinite) about the art and science of video game writing. You can read... More
  • Blog Post: Spoiled! The Walking Dead

    It is difficult to talk about The Walking Dead without spoiling some of the game's shocking moments, but we wanted to wait until people had time to play episode five before we posted an episode of Spoiled. While there were spoilers for a couple of key scenes from the first episode in our discussion... More
  • Blog Post: Why The Walking Dead Is One Of The Best Games Of 2012

    Throughout the month we will be posting articles and videos dedicated to celebrating the greatest games of the year. When constructing our list of the top 50 games for the latest issue of the magazine , The Walking Dead from Telltale Games was a shoe-in. Carried on the back of the game's excellent... More
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead Makes The Case For Episodic Gaming

    The Walking Dead isn’t Telltale Games’ first foray into episodic gaming; The Sam & Max, Jurassic Park, and Back to the Future series were all attempts to strike gold with the formula. With over 4 million episodes already sold, however, The Walking Dead is definitely the most successful... More
  • Blog Post: The Masters Of Episodic Gaming Speak

    Led by CEO Dan Connors and CTO Kevin Bruner, who founded the company together, Telltale Games has c arved out a unique nich e in the industry with episodic adventure games based on major entertainment properties . The company’s recent Walking Dead series is its fastest-selling yet. We recently... More
  • Blog Post: The Walking Dead Episode 4: Around Every Corner – Hopes and Fears

    Gripping, emotionally-charged, and completely blindsiding – Telltale’s The Walking Dead is one of the most talked about releases this year. Each episode throws us further into the depths of a zombie apocalypse with tougher decisions and even more emotionally draining moments. This offers... More
  • Blog Post: The Genre That Refuses To Die: Keeping Adventure Games Alive

    Most discussions about the adventure genre begin with an acknowledgement of its glory days in the ‘90s before bending toward its subsequent death. The decline of the point-and-click adventure is often presented as a phase of gaming history – an indisputable event. That isn’t necessarily... More
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