LCG Entertainment currently announced that it has bought a lot of of Telltale Games’ sources, and will now be operating as them.
As reported by Enterprise Wire, LCG bought the assets, trademarks, technologies, and pick intellectual properties of the defunct studio, and will operate as Telltale Games with the intent of re-releasing pick games from the studio’s back catalog and establishing new games in its greatest-promoting brands.
This new Telltale Games is led by Jamie Ottilie and Brian Waddle, and was created feasible by a pool of investors and advisors which includes Chris Kingsley, Lyle Hall, Tobias Sjögren, Athlon Games (as a shareholder and publishing companion), and various further partners. It is primarily based in Malibu and has a satellite workplace in Corte Madera, California. Ottilie will run studio management and technologies, although Waddle will run business enterprise improvement, finance, and operations. Each will function closely with Athlon Games, who will serve as the advertising and marketing and publishing companion on most of the company’s back catalog and new releases.
“All of us have been massive fans of the games Telltale designed, as we strongly think in games as a storytelling medium and no one did it superior,” Ottilie claimed. “Even now, when you see a game with robust narrative, it is generally compared to Telltale, so it is no surprise that players and market colleagues alike mourned the studio’s closure. We think there is nonetheless so substantially life to the brand and its franchises, and we appear forward to developing upon the company’s storytelling legacy.”
Important talent from the original enterprise has been hired or contracted by the new Telltale Games, which will be primarily based on a streamlined structure with plans for strategic development and a concentrate on its core and new intellectual properties. News concerning the re-release of particular back catalog titles and new games in current intellectual properties will be announced “in the coming weeks.” With that getting stated, do not count on the Walking Dead games to be amongst their numbers, as that license is now owned by Skybound.
Telltale Games was initially founded in 2004, but was shut down in October 2018. Their games have been recognized for getting hit-or-miss and frequently held back by their old and buggy engine, and their death came at the finish of a lengthy series of spur-of-the-moment offers and loans. We’ll have to wait and see how this new Telltale does items differently, if at all.