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February2012

  • News Deep Silver Signs Back to the Future for Europe

    Heavy

    Telltale Games' homage to classic 1980s movie series Back to the Future is coming to Europe, courtesy of Deep Silver. Back to the Future: The Game will release on Wii in the first quarter of this year, with the original English language voice overs intact. It'll also feature German voice and subtitles or French subtitles. DEEP SILVER TO...

August2011

  • News 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..

June2011

  • News 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..

October2010

  • News Telltale's Back to the Future Not Coming to Wii

    Neither disc nor download planned

    We've been keeping you up to date with the development videos of Telltale's Back to the Future games, but a recent press release got us worried when it omitted Wii as a platform. We contacted Telltale and just received word that will upset many Wii-owning fans of Marty McFly's adventures. Alan Johnson, Telltale's...

  • News 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

    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

    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...

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May2010

  • News 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..

December2009

  • News 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..

August2009

July2009

  • News 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?

    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

    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

    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

    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!!..

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  • News Strong Badia the Free - Trailer And Screenshots

    For those of our readers who enjoyed Strong Bad episode 1, you will no doubt be itching to hear more about episode 2 in the series ‘Strong Badia the Free’. Worry not today we can reveal 8 new images and the official trailer for the second installment.

    When Strong Bad fails to obey the King of Town's totally unfair email tax, he's placed under house arrest. Once freed from his wrongful..

  • News EU WiiWare Update: Strong Bad Episode 1 and My Aquarium

    Not much of a surprise in Europe today, as both of today's releases were already confirmed by their publishers beforehand! You have the choice of relaxing by watching virtual fish, or helping out the most awesome guy on the planet (Well, according to himself!).

    The first episode of Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, Homestar Ruiner, is...

  • News Strong Bad's Freezing Issue for Attractive People!

    According to Nintendo WiiFanboy, some users of Strong Bad: Episode 1 Homestar Ruiner have experienced freezing issues during the game. Readers over at the Telltale forums are also reporting the same problem. Some users have said that changing the display from 16x9 widescreen setting over to the regular 4:3 display setting fixes this problem. Other users have also said that changing the setting from 480p to 480i also helps.

    If you're experiencing this freezing issue this is about the only help we can offer until Telltale releases a patch to completely fix the problem. We'll have any information regarding any possible patches when it b..

  • News USA WiiWare Update: Strong Bad Episode One

    Rejoice North American Wii owners! One of WiiWare's most eagerly awaited titles is released today. Strong Bad Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner has been on our radar for quite some time now and looks like being one of the finest games on Nintendo’s download service so far.

    Based on a side-splittingly hilarious web flash cartoon, Homestar Ruiner is from the guys who brought us the excellent Sam and Max..

  • News Strong Bad's Homestar Ruiner Gets Release Date!

    After the debacle of the Virtual Console releases in the US this week, I realize that this news will be taken with a grain of salt, but here goes anyway. Telltale Games have just released a press announcement stating that their upcoming WiiWare title Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People will hit the WiiWare service on August 11, 2008. The first of five episodes entitled "Homestar Ruiner" will be the first to see a release on the service.

    Below is the official press release that gives some good details about this upcoming release. As usual, we'll have more information on the game as soon a..

July2008

  • News Where In The World Is Strong Bad?

    Bad news for Strong Bad fans today. It seems that SBCGFAP will NOT be coming out in July after all! Emily Morganti, the marketing coordinator over at Telltale Games explains the dealio on their game forum:

    Sorry to be the bearer of bad news, but the game is not coming out tomorrow. What IGN said is true - we have submitted the game to Nintendo, and as soon as we get approval from them, it will be..

June2008

  • News Telltale Games Interview - Strong Bad's Cool Game

    Strong Bad's Cool Game For Attractive People (SBCG4AP for short) is perhaps one of the most anticipated upcoming WiiWare releases. When it was first announced it came as a real surprise, as people were not expecting a point and click adventure game based on one of the most popular flash cartoon series at all!

    We recently caught up with Mark Darin, a...

  • News Strong Bad - Homestar Ruiner - Trailer #3

    Join Strong Bad in his quest to find his Snake Boxer V videogame and save the world, or something like that!

    Below you can find the third and most recent gameplay trailer released from Telltale Games today. For more information you can check out their dev blog and try out their “Payable demo” :p For those who like the look of this comical point and click adventure, the good news is it isn’t..

  • News Strong Bad's Cool Game Delayed Until July

    Here's an interesting snippet of gossip from the guys at Kotaku. It seems they are best buddies with the Chapman’s of Strong Bad fame. Over lunch today Matt Chapman let slip the following about Strong Bad Episode 1: Homestar Ruiner:

    The game is actually now getting pushed back to July, but the game is going to just be much better for it. It's just development time. What a shame, I know many of..

May2008

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