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News: Telltale Bringing Back to the Future Wii to Retail

Telltale Bringing Back to the Future Wii to Retail

More games to follow

Way back last year we broke the news that Back to the Future would not make it to WiiWare, but Telltale has just announced an agreement with Nintendo of America that will see the series reach Wii after all. Back to the Future: The Game will contain all the episodes available digitally on other platforms, and will see release on Wii in October for $19.99. It's the first in a..

News: Telltale has "No Plans" for Puzzle Agent on WiiWare

Telltale has "No Plans" for Puzzle Agent on WiiWare

Another mystery solved

Telltale Games has really dialled down its WiiWare support in recent times: last October we revealed Back to the Future was not coming to Wii and now Puzzle Agent: Nelson Tethers is the latest casualty. Cubed3 contacted Telltale, whose community manager Alan Johnson had this to say: We're always looking to get our titles on as many platforms as we can, but currently have no..

News: How Telltale Games Approached Back to the Future: Episode I

How Telltale Games Approached Back to the Future: Episode I

Behind-the-scenes part III talks discusses new narrative ideas

Telltale Games is continuing the release of its behind-the-scenes videos on the upcoming Back to the Future series for WiiWare and the latest talks about how the production team stays true to the franchise yet strive to offer something that people who have yet to see the films will still enjoy. Dennis Lenart, director of Back to the..

News: Meet the New Voice of Marty McFly

Meet the New Voice of Marty McFly

Hello, butthead!

Telltale's Back to the Future game has the likenesses of Michael J. Fox and Christopher Lloyd, but only the latter was able to lend his voice to the game too. The second behind-the-scenes documentary from Telltale explains how the company came to recast the role of Marty McFly. Well, sort of: it introduces you to the voice actor AJ LoCascio, but it's never really explained how he..

News: Go Behind the Scenes with Back to the Future: Episode I

Go Behind the Scenes with Back to the Future: Episode I

Part one of the making of Episode I

Telltale's Back to the Future game captured the imagination as soon as it was announced, and now we have the first behind the scenes footage to reveal concept art, character models and a little bit about the game's plot. This is just the first part of a series of behind the scenes videos, with the promise of...

News: First Episode of Back to the Future Could Appear in Our Timeline by November

First Episode of Back to the Future Could Appear in Our Timeline by November

Bob Gale lays down some heavy hints

When all that was known about The Legend of Zelda: Skyward Sword was the notorious single piece of artwork, that didn't stop gamers lapping it up. They knew that a much-loved franchise in the hands of a developer with an impressive catalogue of releases can't go wrong. And it's that same kind of expectation which the recent debut art from Telltale Games's

News: Telltale Jolts Us with 1.21 Gigowatts of Back to the Future Character Art

Telltale Jolts Us with 1.21 Gigowatts of Back to the Future Character Art

Marty and the Doc looking sketchy

The announcement that Telltale Games is bringing Back to the Future to WiiWare was enough to send us into a wild frenzy of quoting lines. Now the first official character art has hit 88mph and materialised on our desk there's no telling what will happen. The information accompanying the artwork is similarly exciting: Christopher Lloyd will voice Doc and the..

News: Puzzle Agent to Inspect WiiWare

Puzzle Agent to Inspect WiiWare

New Telltale pilot on the way

When done right, episodic adventure games on Wii can be fantastic: brimming with intrigue, plot twists and great characterisation, they're up there with the Wii's best. Nobody knows this more than Telltale Games, responsible for bringing us the Tales of Monkey Island games as well as the not-quite-so-good Strong Bad games. Now Telltale's trying something even more..

News: Tales of Monkey Island Promotion

Tales of Monkey Island Promotion

Complete a survey and get a free game!

Telltale Games has just announced a new promotion for US Wii owners in which they'll be giving gamers a free download of their second Tales of Monkey Island release Siege of Spinner Cay in exchange for them completing a very short five question survey. All you have to do is click here to fill out the survey. Upon completion of the survey, you'll be given..

News: Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2 on PC Tomorrow, WiiWare "Soon After"

Tales of Monkey Island Chapter 2 on PC Tomorrow, WiiWare "Soon After"

The second part of Guybrush Threepwood's new adventure is right around the corner.

If you've bought and played the first chapter of Tales of Monkey Island and are itching to find out what happens after the cliffhanger you were shown at the end, your wait is almost over. The Siege of Spinner Cay, the second chapter in the series, will be released on...

News: Telltale Games: 'Wii Audience Is Perfect For Us"

Telltale Games: 'Wii Audience Is Perfect For Us"

Developer loves Nintendo's machine, actually

Despite the fact that one of the company's staff is of the opinion that the iPhone is more powerful than the Wii, Telltale's design director has insisted that he thinks Nintendo's platform is a perfect fit for their games. We think the Wii audience is perfect for the kinds of games we make, orientated towards story and characters and casual play - a..

News: iPhone more powerful than Wii?

iPhone more powerful than Wii?

Telltale Games seem to think so!

Monkey Island hasn't even been out a week yet, and already a storm's brewing over the game's choppy framerate. When a fan complained on the Telltale Games forums about the Wii versions' framerate, a Telltale programmer went on record to say: ..The Wii is just not a powerful console. An iPhone is much more powerful than a Wii, even. Later on this programmer was..

News: Tales of Monkey Island Coming to WiiWare on Monday

Tales of Monkey Island Coming to WiiWare on Monday

The premier episode is almost upon us.

Good news for fans of the Tales of Monkey Island titles, the first episode, "Launch of the Screaming Narwhals", is set to hit the North American WiiWare service on Monday, July 27th at a cost 1000 Wii Points. We've also been informed that information regarding a European release should be coming soon as well. We'll have more information on Tales of..

Interviews: Tales of Monkey Island - Telltale Games

Tales of Monkey Island - Telltale Games

We asked Telltale some questions about the legendary series which has finally come to a Nintendo platform.

Who hasn't heard of the Monkey Island series? Although it has never been on any Nintendo platform until now, most people still know that it's one of the greatest point and click adventure series ever made, but after Escape from Monkey Island, released in 2000, it sadly seemed to have died..

News: Bit Boy!! and Tales of Monkey Island Coming to North American on Monday

Bit Boy!! and Tales of Monkey Island Coming to North American on Monday

Two WiiWare releases already confirmed for a Monday release.

Bernd Geiblinger has confirmed via the Bplus Forums that their newest WiiWare release Bit Boy!! is coming to the North American WiiWare service on Monday, July 13th. Also confirmed for release by IGN this Monday is Telltales's Tales of Monkey Island EP 1: Launch of the Screaming Narwhal WiiWare title. You can check out our Bit Boy!!..

News: Telltale Says Strong Bad Game Sales Double, More WiiWare Titles Coming

Telltale Says Strong Bad Game Sales Double, More WiiWare Titles Coming

Telltale Games, the people behind Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People have had great success recently. Does this mean they'll be pushing quality titles?

Nintendo’s SD card update announcement at GDC, evidently, has served more than us fans. Telltale Games recently sent out a press release stating that sales of Strong Bad’s Cool game for Attractive People have “more than doubled”..

News: EU WiiWare Update: Fun! Fun! Minigolf and Strong Bad Episode 5

EU WiiWare Update: Fun! Fun! Minigolf and Strong Bad Episode 5

Not many surprises for Europe today to start off 2009 - One game was already announced beforehand, and the other was almost guaranteed to come out! It's still a nice duo of games, however.

Fun! Fun! Minigolf was released in the US two weeks ago. As the title implies this is a golf game - Graphically it's easily one of the strongest games on WiiWare, but the game is sort of lacking in actual..