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Batman - The Telltale Series

Batman - The Telltale Series Episode 1 review

Wait, did something happen to Bruce Wayne's parents?

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2 months ago

Telltale Games reportedly almost shut down with hundreds of jobs lost

Update: Telltale have officially confirmed the bad news that they've closed most the studio and only 25 employees remain. As reported by Gamasutra, it seems that prolific choose-your-own-adventure studio Telltale Games is shutting down. This is backed up by media posts from developers at and close to the studio, such as Outerloop's Chandana Ekanayake. The Verge report that a skeleton crew of around 25 will remain…

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7 months ago

Feature: Cat on Bat

The Joy of Telltale’s Bruce Wayne and Selina Kyle

As an actual adult human being who still reads DC comics, I have to put up with a lot of BatBullShit. It's not the brooding that gets to me or even the weird and sudden flips between psychologically scarring street-level crimefighting and wacky Justice League space adventures. It's not the callbacks to events from previous decades that I don't care about or understand, and it's…

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8 months ago

Best Frenemies Forever – Batman: The Enemy Within’s final episode is live

The worst kept secret of Telltale's digital choose-your-own-adventures is that there's really not much choosing involved. While incidental details may change, the main thrust of the story doesn't. That may also be the case for the final episode in Telltale's well received second season of Batman adventures, but while your decisions may eventually lead roughly to the same end, it feels like every call carries…

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1 year ago

Enter The Riddler’s torture chamber in Telltale’s Batman: The Enemy Within trailer

Feast your eyes on a new trailer for the Batman: The Enemy Within [official site], the second season of Telltale Games' trip to Gotham. I say feast, it might be more cover-and-squeal, because there's a particularly nasty sequence of The Riddler, the villain of choice this time around, torturing a man for information. You don't actually watch the gore but you see the choppy-choppy contraption and hear…

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Telltale announce more Batman, Walking Dead, and Wolf Among Us

Episodic storytellers Telltale Games have announced a trio of new seasons for some old games. More Batman, more The Walking Dead, and more The Wolf Among Us are in the pipeline. Batman's second season will start in August while the others are expected in 2018. Click on for a blast of Taletellers gabbing about the games.

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Humble selling best Telltale games for 15 smackeroos

Oh boy, have we got sales news for you, vast gaping maw of collective consumerism. Isn’t it a beautiful day for buying things? The Humbler Bundlers have put together a bunch of Telltale’s better games for $15. Yes, everyone has probably already got their critically acclaimed zombies ‘n’ conversation games based on the Walking Dead. But has everybody got Batman? Has everybody got Game of…

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2 years ago

Telltale’s Batman ends next Batweek, first ep now free

Telltale Games will start ooga-chakaing next year with an episodic Guardians of the Galaxy game but they've a little BLURP!ing and ZLOTT!ing to finish up first. Telltale today announced that the fifth and final episode of their Batman [official site] will launch next Tuesday, December 13th. Will Bruce Wayne keep his friendship with Batman secret or will the whole world try to gatecrash their Batbrunches?…

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Bap! Bonk! Zzonk! Telltale’s Batman Ep 3 Out Today

The third instalment of Telltale's episodic Batman [official site] is thunking, vronking, and zgruppping its way out this afternoon. This is the mid-way point of the season and, from what I've seen (I've not had a bash myself), it looks like the Batstory is potentially branching a bit from established Batcanon of Batbackbatstories. I'd been concerned that the Batburden of Bathistory might Batstifle Telltale's whole…

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Telltale’s Batman Episode 3 Gets Two-Faced On The 25th

You'll never guess what: Batman's mate Harvey has gone a bit funny. He's always fiddling with change in his pocket and staring intently at coins, but you'll never see him buying a cup of tea, Cornetto, or can or Irn-Bru. You'll even catch him muttering at coins, as if he's crushing on Lady Liberty. Give over Harv, you ol' horndog! Batman and his secret bestie…

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Bat-Trailer For Bat-Telltale Episode Bat-2 Bat-Released

Batman - The Telltale Series, Episode Two: Children of Arkham [official site]. For me this game's biggest problem is that the name hardly trips off the tongue. BTTSETCOA? Betsy Cola? Pepsi Cola? Anyway, Pepsi Cola arrives tomorrow and thus we have a trailer. It's so Batman. So. Batman. I mean, there is corruption and Gotham and the DeadWaynes and hench dudes with guns and voice…

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Zam! Kapow! Wonk! Telltale’s Batman Ep 2 On the 20th

"Bring back Joel Schumacher, all is forgiven," our Alec said in his Wot I Think of the first episode of Telltale's Batman series [official site]. Not a fan, that one. Found it a bit tedious, he did. Too familiar a Batstory. And I'm totally with him - I miss Joel Schumacher's Batman too. So look, here's the news: Episode 2 of Telltale's Batman will arrive…

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Steam Game Charts: You Know What

Last week's best-sellers, today. Most of the recent mainstays are still hanging on in there, but it's goodbye to Dead by Daylight (for now, at least). We do get two intriguing new entries, one glowering and one that is ALL THE FISH. Number one, meanwhile, is probably the number one you expected. That's right: Limbo of the Lost is back-back-back!

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Feature: Wait, did something happen to Bruce Wayne's parents?

Batman – The Telltale Series Episode 1 review

I don’t know about you, but I’ve often wondered about just what it was that made Bruce Wayne become Batman. If only there was some sort of insight to be had into whatever tragic event caused Wayne to wage a war on crime. 77 years of Batman, thousands of comics, hundreds of cartoons, a dozen films and still his origin is entirely mysterious to us.…

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Nah Nah Nah Nah, Really: Telltale’s Batman Ep 1 Is Out

SNIKT! That's the sound of Telltale cutting the ribbon to formally launch the first part of their episodic pants-over-trousers 'em up Batman: The Telltale Series [official site]. THWIP! That's the sound of someone in spandex sitting down in a leather chair to play another adventure story game in the typical Walking Dead-ish, Wolfamongus-y Telltale way. BAMF! That's me.

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Telltale Adds Multiplayer Voting Mode To Future Games

Playing The Wolf Among Us with my wife was one of my favorite gaming experiences ever, so I'm pretty excited that Telltale has seen the potential and will be adding a new multiplayer mode with upcoming releases, starting with Batman, that will let participants vote during decisions to decide the outcome of the story.

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Bam! Biff! Hi! Meet Telltale’s Batman In New Trailer

Your man Batman and his Batchums are leaping, diving, and chatting all over the place in the first in-game trailer for Batman: The Telltale Series [official site]. It comes alongside news that the first episode will launch on August 2nd. Until then, here, have a gander at Batso, Brucie, Vicki, Harvey and all the gang, see how they've come out in Telltale's episodic adventure game:

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Bonk! Bang-eth! Telltale’s Batman Starts This Summer

Telltale will be BAM!ing, CRAAACK!ing, FLRBBBBB!ing, and ZGRUPPP!ing all up in your business this summer. That's when the episodic adventure Batman: The Telltale Series will kick off, the developers of Wolfamongus and The Walking Dead announced today. They're being a bit cagey about what your man Batman will be up to but, intriguingly, it sounds like Batman's friend Bruce Wayne - the billionaire playboy -…

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3 years ago

Bruce Things Up A Little: Telltale’s Batman Detailed

Last year, when Adam first reported Telltale were developing an episodic Batman [official site] game, he said: "I really really really really really really really hope that 90% of the game has me playing as Bruce Wayne, trying to pick the most obnoxious behaviours possible so as to maintain my cover as the world’s shittiest billionaire playboy." While it's unclear if socialite sabotage will be…

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