Posts Tagged ‘transmedia gubbins’

Telltale And Lionsgate Mixing Games With Filmed Episodes

I have this great idea for a game about Alex, Nicky, Poussey, and Flaca becoming BFFs. Also, I hope Flaca becomes prominent enough to join group cast photos with Season 3.

Mad Men, Orange Is the New Black, Nurse Jackie, Weeds, and other popular collections of moving pictures are not strictly connected to this, or I don’t think they are, but they work all right as an intro. Lionsgate, the production company behind them (with distributing and producing fingers in film pies such as The Hunger Games too), have cosied up to Telltale Games. Lionsgate have “made a significant investment” in the Wolf Among Us and Walking Dead devs, they announced today.

Together, they plan to work on original creations and Telltale’s idea for a part-game, part-filmed thingy episodic format called a ‘Super Show’.

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Eternally Yours: Shadow Of The Eternals Returns, Again

Don't they look delighted?

‘Tis that dark and fateful day when spirits cause mischief for the living, making us speak in awful stilted ways with words like “’tis”. Frankensteins stomp through the night in search of good shoes for tall people. Draculas commandeer the rail network for their parties. Revenants come back to reclaim their stolen breath. So here’s former Silicon Knights Denis Dyack again, with another new company, trying again to make Shadow of the Eternals, a “spiritual successor” to lovely GameCube survival horror Eternal Darkness. After two failed Kickstarters last year, now he’s planning even more ambitiously to make it a transmedia extravaganza, looking at film and television too.

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