Telltale Games The Walking Dead: Michonne - Reveal Trailer / Press Release
Telltale Games released their reveal trailer for The Walking Dead: Michonne game. You get a nice tease as to how Michonne will look and how she will move while destroying zombies. I am pretty sure that most, if not all, the scenes are from cutscenes. Tell us what you think of these scenes in the comments below.
Press Release: SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 -- Leading publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman"s Skybound Entertainment, announced today that The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Games Series will premiere this February in a three episode event.
Stepping into the lead role of Michonne, award-winning actress Samira Wiley (Orange is the New Black) will portray the iconic character from the comic book series haunted by her past and coping with unimaginable loss and regret. The story explores her untold journey during the time between issues #126 and #139. Through this three-episode Telltale Games series, players will discover what took Michonne away from Rick, Ezekiel, and the rest of her trusted group... and what brought her back.
The Walking Dead: Michonne - A Telltale Games Series will be available asa stand-alone three-episode series on PC/Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon App Store.
"We"ve been hard at work on this very special exploration of The Walking Dead universe that will further bridge together our game series with the canon of Robert Kirkman"s comic though one of its most complex characters struggling to maintain her own humanity," said Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games. "Deeply haunted by the decisions of her past, putting players in the role of a character like Michonne to navigate the broken world around her is an experience that feels uniquely Telltale, and something we simply cannot wait for The Walking Dead fans to play."
To date, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series has sold more than 50 million episodes worldwide, earning more than 100 Game of the Year awards from outlets including Metacritic, USA Today, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, Yahoo!, The Telegraph, Mashable, Polygon, Destructoid andGamesRadar, and was also the recipient of two BAFTA Video Games Awards for Best Story and Best Mobile Game.
The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman"s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player"s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.
For more information on the game, visit the official website, Facebook, and follow Telltale Games on Twitter. For more information on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, and all of his titles, visit www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.
About Robert Kirkman
Robert Kirkman"s success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner at Image Comics since the company"s inception twenty-one years ago. Kirkman is the creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead, long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur and Thief of Thieves. In 2010, Kirkman formed his own Image imprint, Skybound, which publishes his own work and Witch Doctor, Invincible Universe, Clone and Ghosted. Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic novels in 2011 and 2012. In April 2012, he took the top five spots on both the hardcover and paperback lists. He"s the creator/executive producer and writer of the hit Emmy®-winning television show, AMC"s The Walking Dead, the highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an international success in 122 countries and 37 languages. Your destinations for all news and merchandise from Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles are www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.
In 2010, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman saw an opportunity to start a company that would nurture creators and give them resources to produce content while retaining creative control of their properties. Partnering with longtime collaborator, and fellow executive producer of The Walking Dead television franchise David Alpert, Skybound Entertainment was born.Since opening its doors Skybound Entertainment has grown into a multiplatform entertainment company. CEO Robert Kirkman is creator of the award--winning The Walking Dead comic book series, the inspiration for the hit TV show of the same name where he serves as creator and executive producer. To date The Walking Dead is the #1 show on television among the coveted 18--49 demo. Kirkman and Alpert also serve as executive producers on the companion series, Fear the Walking Dead, which premiered in August 2015 and set records by becoming the #1 rated cable television series launch of all time. Skybound Entertainment recently produced its first feature film, AIR, starring The Walking Dead"s Norman Reedus and Academy Award--nominated actor Djimon Hounsou. The film was released in August 2015. Kirkman and Alpert serve as producers on the post-apocalyptic sci--fi film. Skybound released Kirkman"s newest comic, Outcast, in June 2014 which recently received a series pickup for CINEMAX with Fox International attached as the studio. Outcast, starring Patrick Fugit as Kyle Barnes and Philip Glenister as Reverend Anderson, will begin production this summer. Kirkman and Alpert will serve as executive producers on the series. Skybound Entertainment has also entered the world of digital content production with Disneyowned Maker Studios. The pair recently launched Nerd Court, a play on the classic People"s Court show, where nerds can bring their foes before a judge to settle their fandom-- related disputes. The series was created by Book of Eli"s Gary Whitta. The company has also partnered with Samsung to develop virtual reality content for Milk VR. Other comic book titles published by Skybound include The Walking Dead, the superhero comic Invincible, fantasy adventure comic Birthright, the revenge drama Dead Body Road, and heist comic Thief of Thieves. Skybound also creates a wide range of merchandise, including its first tabletop card game Superfight, apparel, board games, and action figures. For more information, please visit Skybound online at www.skybound.com and www.thewalkingdead.com.
About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading and award-winning independent developer and publisher of games for every major interactive platform from home consoles and PC to mobile and tablet devices, and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By successfully developing games as an episodic series and frequently releasing in the format of a game season, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader with numerous honors and awards from the Academy of Interactive Arts and Sciences, BAFTA, the IMGA, and more, as well as being named Studio of the Year across multiple years. Telltale"s reputation for quality has been established across more than two dozen different product releases over the years with recognition and acclaim from publications like IGN, The New York Times, and Variety, including over 100 "Game of the Year" awards from publications like USA Today, Yahoo! Games, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, E!, Official Xbox Magazine, The Telegraph, Metacritic, and more. Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on consoles from Microsoft, Sony, and Nintendo, and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, iOS, and Android-based platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.
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