Telltale Games is an American independent video game developer who first made their name when they developed episodic series based on the iconic movies Back to the Future and Jurassic Park. But it was in 2012 when they gained so much popularity due to the release of The Walking Dead – A Telltale Game Series, which sold more than 8.5 million copies.
Telltale Games has, no doubt, created several outstanding episodic game series, and here are our favorites:
The Walking Dead
The Walking Dead is a five-part adventure horror series that is set in the same universe as Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book. It focuses on the story of Lee Everett, a convicted criminal, who has been given a second chance at life in a world ruled by the undead. As the survivor’s numbers decline, he tries to survive while protecting an orphaned girl named Clementine.
Guardians of the Galaxy
Guardians of the Galaxy is the newest game from Telltale which is set in the iconic Marvel Universe, which brings a brand new story of the universe’s unlikeliest heroes: Star Lord, Gamora, Rocket, Drax, and Groot. In the wake of a new battle, the Guardians discover an unknown artifact that holds immense power. Now, they must protect the relic from a ruthless enemy who will stop at nothing to get it from their hands.
Minecraft: Story Mode
Minecraft: Story Mode is a game set in the Minecraft Universe that was released in October 2015 for Microsoft Windows PCs and gaming laptops. It lets the player embark on a perilous adventure across the Overworld, the Nether, and to the End. With the help of friends, you must embark on a journey to find the legendary Order of the Stone that can save the world from oblivion.
Game of Thrones
Game of Thrones is a six-part episodic game series which is set in HBO’s groundbreaking TV show adaptation of George R.R. Martin’s A Song of Ice and Fire. The game focuses on the story of House Forrester, a noble family from north of Westeros who is loyal to the Starks of Winterfell. Caught up in the War of the Five Kings, they are thrown into a maelstrom of bloody warfare and must struggle to survive while the seven kingdoms tear themselves apart.
Tales from the Borderlands
Tales from the Borderlands Tales from the Borderlands brings us a story set in the world of Pandora. In this game, you’ll play as Rhys, a Hyperion suit who lives to fulfill his dream of becoming the next Handsome Jack. Together with Fiona, a Pandoran con artist, they start an adventure to recover the cash they both think is theirs.
Batman is an episodic video game which lets players enter the fractured psyche of Gotham’s Dark Knight a.k.a. Bruce Wayne, who discovers the powerful and far-reaching consequences of his choices. In this gritty new story, the player will make Star-Lord that can shatter Bruce Wayne world and the fragile stability of the Gotham City. A game where your actions and choices will determine the fate of Batman.
The Wolf Among Us
The Wolf Among Us introduces a thrilling and violent game based on the award-winning Fables comic books. In this game, you’ll play as Bigby Wolf, Sheriff of Fabletown, who will discover that a brutal and bloody murder is just a taste of the horrible things to come. Live in a big dangerous city and survive its terrifying environment.