During last night’s Video Game Awards, Telltale Games surprised the audience with the announcement of their next episodic game series. The studio has enjoyed commercial success and critical acclaim with titles based on The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones and Borderlands, but their next endeavor tackles their greatest challenge yet: Batman.
Check out the official announcement trailer for the Batman series from Telltale Games.
The as-yet-untitled series will be released sometime in 2016 for home consoles, PC, and mobile devices. Here’s the official press release:
SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 — Leading developer and publisher of digital entertainment, Telltale Games, with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment, today announced an interactive episodic game series based on DC Comics’ iconic Batman™ that is set to premiere in 2016. The official title for the Telltale series is yet to be revealed.The episodic game series will premiere digitally on home consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices. Specific platform details are yet to be announced.“At Telltale, we’ve been honored to bring our unique approach to interactive storytelling to some of the biggest entertainment franchises in the world, and we’re excited to announce that we’ll soon be exploring what it means to be Batman in an all-new series starting next year,” said Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games. “This iteration of Batman will give fans a first-hand opportunity to dive deeper into the complex life and mind of Bruce Wayne, the duality of his own identity, and the struggle of responsibility in saving a city overcome with corruption and villainy.”“Telltale has an established track record of creating award-winning content for some of the best properties in the world,” said David Haddad, President, Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. “We look forward to working with the team as they deliver a new interactive way for fans and gamers to experience the rich narrative world of Batman.”