What's Next from Telltale?

During the SXSW "Batman: Telltale Unmasked" panel last week, preliminary details of their highly-anticipated Batman game were revealed. Amongst the Batman news, CEO Kevin Bruner also mentioned that Telltale has grown to the point where they're "built right now where we can do about four of these things at the same time" with "about 350 people now." This led to some brief speculation about what has been announced versus what else they might be working on behind the scenes. Here's what I imagine the offices are filled with right now

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Game of Thrones Season One Review

Near the end of last year, I played the first episodes of Telltale's Tales from the Borderlands and Game of Thrones. Unlike The Walking Dead or The Wolf Among Us, these were the first franchises since playing Back to the Future that I had an affinity for outside of what Telltale was bringing to the table. In both cases, I played the first two episodes as they were released but didn't keep up with the games after that. The Telltale schedule is just too sporadic for me to get behind when I'm trying to keep up with everything else in gaming so I've decided that moving forward, I plan to play the first episode as it comes to get a feel for a series, but then hold off until the whole season is out. During my recent 24-hour Extra Life stream, I returned to Westeros (and Essos) to explore where they took the story of the Forresters.

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Extra Life Marathon

Because I'm not as young as I once was, a 24-hour marathon of gaming has seemed slightly daunting since I made the commitment a couple months ago. As such, I postponed my initial plan of playing on the November 7th Game Day in lieu of playing on Black Friday, when I'd have a little more time to recover at the end of the weekend before returning to work on Monday.

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