Like a character from The Walking Dead, Telltale Games is coming back to life, however whether it will be something similar to the studio fans fondly remember remains to be seen. On Wednesday, a holding company called LCG Entertainment announced that it had obtained”key resources, trademarks, technology, and choose intellectual properties” associated with this defunct studio, that had developed popular episodic game series like The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us and Tales out of the Borderlands.
Itself Telltale Games moving ahead, says it’s going to re-release pick games in the studio’s back catalog. It also plans to start creating new titles, some of which are sequels to Telltale’s previous games.
Additionally, The business says it has contracted”key ability” which has been involved with the first Telltale. Later on, the studio plans to offer fulltime positions to a few of those individuals. When the original Telltale Games effectively closed down last September, the studio set off 225 of its 250 employees. The year before, Telltale laid off 90 employees, then a quarter of its work force.
The standing of other popular Telltale series such as The Walking Dead and Tales from the Borderlands are not clear at this moment.
Within an interview with Polygon, Jamie Ottilie, among the executives involved with the new Telltale, said the company is exploring how it can re-obtain past permits. “We’re still evaluating, but we certainly need to keep some of the stories,” he said. Ottilie added that the studio intends to share additional information about what is next in the coming weeks and days.
It is Important to note that the current news does not indicate the first Telltale Games folks know and love is back; that much Ought to Be obvious based on The studio’s hiring plans. As such, it’s best to keep expectations in Check before the new Telltale announces a new sport or 2.