Monday, February 28, 2011

Gray Matter Now Out Worldwide

Gray Matter,Jane Jensen's (of Gabriel Knight fame) return to adventure gaming, is now out in the UK and North America (as well as Germany and Spain, which received a release last year).  The game is also available on the Xbox 360 in the UK.  There are no announced plans for an Xbox 360 release of the game in North America.

Friday, February 18, 2011

Hector: Badge of Carnage Continued by Telltale

The final of the five games Telltale revealed is Hector: Badge of Carnage, the raunchy adventure game for the iPhone, that will be continued by Telltale in two episodes. The first episode will also be refitted into the Telltale Tool, and re-released for iPhone, iPad, Mac, and PC.

King's Quest Reboot Coming from Telltale

The fourth game Telltale is working on is an episodic adventure game set in the world of Sierra's King's Quest (the rights of which now belong to Activision). The game is called a reboot, but Telltale's Steve Allison likened the reboot to Tales of Monkey Island, which was really a continuation of the storyline rather than a reboot of the franchise. He also stated the deal with Activision for King's Quest includes all new episodes and multiple series, so we might be seeing more than one season of King's Quest.

I've always wondered what a LucasArts-style King's Quest game would be like. Since Telltale were formed with mainly LucasArts veterans, and they employ an evolved version of that style with an episodic flair (which was originally going to be used in LucasArts' own Sam & Max Freelance Police, which itself led to Telltale's creation), it looks like I'm finally going to be able to find out. :)

Puzzle Agent 2 Announced + Trailer

The third game of the five Telltale is working on is a sequel to their surreal spooky puzzle game Puzzle Agent, simply titled Puzzle Agent 2. The tagline of the game is "Solve the Mystery of Scoggins", so it would seem this game completes the story that began in the original Puzzle Agent. The game is slated to come out on PC, Mac, iPhone, and iPad. No release date has been set yet.

Thursday, February 17, 2011

Jurassic Park: The Game Trailer and Release Date

The GameTrailers exclusive trailer for Telltale's Jurassic Park episodic adventure game is now available for viewing.

The first episode of the game, which is inspired by the gameplay of Heavy Rain, is scheduled to be released in April 2011 for PC and Mac, and is now available to preorder at The Telltale Games store. It hasn't been confirmed to be coming to any consoles yet, but it's fairly certain it will be coming some time after the PC and Mac release to at least one of the big three.

Telltale to Make Fables and The Walking Dead Games

Today is the day of Telltale's big press conference will be held where they will reveal five new titles in production. Two of the titles have already been revealed by All Things Digital. Telltale has signed an exclusive worldwide publishing agreement with Warner Bros. to develop games based on the DC Comics properties Fables and The Walking Dead, the latter of which was also turned into a hit television show.

The other three titles haven't been announced yet, since Telltale has placed a press embargo on the titles that will be lifted in the days to come.

Wednesday, February 16, 2011

Get Tannen Now!

Get Tannen, the second episode of Back to the Future: The Game, Telltale's five part episodic adventure game series chronicling the adventures of Marty and Doc after the movies, is available on PC and Mac now!

Back to the Future: Get Tannen Trailer

The trailer for Get Tannen, the second episode of Back to the Future: The Game, is available to view now. The trailer shows off the two new characters in this episode: Trixie Trotter and Officer Parker, and reveals a bit about what time periods Marty and Doc will be visiting this time around. This is just speculation, but the game is probably coming out today. The trailer says the game is out now, and the Telltale Games website is down for maintenance, which usually means that a release is imminent.

Back to the Future: It's About Time Out On PSN

The first episode of Back to the Future: The Game, It's About Time, is now out on the PlayStation 3 via the PlayStation Network in North America.  The game is the first part of a five part series, the second of which should be releasing (on the PC at least) any day now.  According to Telltale's blog, the iPad version of the first episode should also be released soon.

Tuesday, February 8, 2011

Double Fine's Stacking is Out Now

Double Fine's downloadable puzzle adventure game starring Russian nesting dolls is now out in North America on the Xbox Live Arcade and PlayStation Network.