Telltale Games is resurrected with new management and without The Walking Dead

September 2018 was marked by the closure of Telltale Games, which suddenly abandoned its projects and fired employees

and officially died. Now the studio has sponsors who have decided to resurrect the “storytellers.”

What is known

According to Polygon, for the return of Telltale GamesVeterans from LCG Entertainment have entered the gaming industry. The new studio managers will be the head of Galaxy Pest Control, Jamie Ottilai, and Brian Waddle, who worked as a sales and marketing specialist at Havok. The old team will also return to their native walls, but not completely and only as freelancers.

Partners who have invested in the revivalstudio, became publisher Athlon Games, Rebellion co-founder Chris Kingsley, Heavy Iron Studios founder Lyle Hall, and Starbreeze board member Tobias Sjögren.

It turns out that the new Telltale Games is differenta company with new management and plans, but the same name. It is still unknown what the new managers will do, but in their hands there remains part of the rights to The Wolf Among Us and Batman, as well as complete power over Puzzle Agent. Let us remember that before the closure, Telltale Games planned to release The Wolf Among Us 2, so fans had hope.

At the same time, the rights to The Walking Dead were transferredto Skybound, which has finished its final season and is making new plans for the franchise. The development of games based on Stranger Things has already been canceled, and the rights have returned to Netflix. Before the closure, Telltale Games had a "demo" so that the new owners could renew the contract and continue development.

The home of the new Telltale will be Malibu, and the firstThe studio will focus on tools, technology and design for six months. Responsibility for the rest of the development, such as animation and motion capture, will be handed over to contractors.