Skybound Games to finish Telltales’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season
Following last month’s report about Telltale Games attempting to find potential partners to finish their fan-favorite video game The Walking Dead: The Final Season, it appears they’ve found a partner! Skybound Games took to Twitter to officially announce that they have stepped forward and made a deal with Telltale to continue developing the hit game series’ final episodes. The developer promised that more details about the deal will arrived soon.
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At New York Comic Con, The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman, who is the founder of Skybound Entertainment, also confirmed the announcement. Meanwhile, Variety reports that Skybound is hoping to work with Telltales’ original development team to finish the games’ story.
“We’ve successfully negotiated with Telltale Games for our company Skybound to come in and see Season 4 of the Telltale game to completion,” Kirkman said at New York Comic-Con. “We can’t lose Andrew Lincoln and Clementine in the same year.”
Earlier this year the company launched Skybound Games, the game division of Skybound Entertainment which was founded in 2010 in order to be able to create new content for traditional and new media including television, film, video and digital media.
Telltale Games was a Bay Area-based video game company specializing in narrative adventures. The studio hit prominence with The Walking Dead Season 1 in 2012. The studio has since worked on video games based on Batman, Guardians of the Galaxy, and Minecraft.