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Telltale's New IP: Their Most Ambitious Endeavor Yet

I've always said these guys should do their own game.

Developer Telltale Games has earned plenty of praise turning established franchises into fantastic narrative-driven episodic titles. They've done The Walking Dead, Borderlands, and most recently, Game of Thrones.

Now, though, they're working on their very first original franchise. Studio CEO Kevin Bruner tells GamesIndustry.biz that it's a very ambitious new project and it's perfectly suited to the team:

"I'll say we've spent a lot of time experimenting over the last decade with how powerful a storytelling tool interactive can be. And when we thought about building something from the ground up that gave us absolutely everything we could dream of as storytelling tools. The right kind of story, the right kind of setting, the right kind of people involved, everything."

Bruner said the new IP "kind of rose organically" and it's the "perfect thing" for Telltale. This implies the game will rely heavily on an excellent story and that's perfectly fine by us. Bruner wouldn't give us any more clues about the project but even so, color us excited. They've proven how important great storytelling can be in the interactive world and right now, we'd call them pioneers in the narrative-driven game.

Can't wait!

Tags: telltale games, telltale games new ip, telltale new ip

2/10/2015 9:03:53 PM Ben Dutka

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shaydey77
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 2:53:04 PM
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Aren't these the same guys that did crash bandicoot the wrath of cortex on PS2?...first game I played on PS2...still a bad taste. Hope they've gotten better since.

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Crabba
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 8:27:11 PM

I seriously doubt that LOL

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shaydey77
Thursday, February 12, 2015 @ 3:27:10 PM

You're spot on. It was travellers tales. My bad.

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Crabba
Wednesday, February 11, 2015 @ 8:35:45 PM
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It's about time they try to do something original with a story of their own!!

That Minecraft announcement still has a bad taste in my mouth, and it hardly even matters if they somehow manage to make a good game out of it.. Just the fact that it's minecraft makes me not wanna play it.

I have to start wondering though, how much have they expanded their team lately to be able to make all these different games simultaneously?? How many are there now anyway, Walking Dead, Borderlands, Game of Thrones, Wolf among us, minecraft, and now another one?? Can they really keep that many projects going on at the same time, oh and make them all good?

I'd rather see them focus on fewer projects, improve their severely outdated engine and make those shine!

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Rachet_JC_FTW
Friday, February 13, 2015 @ 2:00:55 AM
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well this could be exciting for themi give themm my best wisheshope it turns out to be fantastic, i know they can do it

happy gaming

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