Telltale Games has been on a roll lately. Since the release of the first season of The Walking Dead, the studio has been one of the most critically and commercially successful studios in the industry, adapting franchises like Game of Thrones, Borderlands, Fables and even Minecraft into well-written, story-based gameplay. Today, they announce a release date for the first episode of their new episodic adventure, Batman: The Telltale Series. Additionally, they release a cool new trailer, which you can see below:
Like previous Telltale games, Batman is an episodic point-and-click, story-based adventure title. The story of Batman: The Telltale Series is still not yet revealed, but it will be a completely original story not tied to any pre-existing comic or film. Like previous Telltale games, expect many moments where you have to make crucial, story-altering decisions. The game features an all-star cast of voice acting talent, including Troy Baker as Bruce Wayne/Batman, and Laura Bailey as Catwoman.
The first episode, entitled “Realm of Shadows”, is set for a digital release on August 2nd for Xbox 360, Xbox One, PS3, PS4, PC, Mac, Android, and iOS. A retail release is scheduled for the title on September 13th in the form of a Season Pass disc. The disc will contain the first episode, and all future episodes will be automatically downloaded upon their release.
Attendees at San Diego Comic Con will have a chance to play the game early at a special crowd play event. Telltale Games will be at Comic-Con to reveal the first details on The Walking Dead: Season Three.