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  1. Press Start: Farewell, Telltale GamesRead the original story w/Photo

    43 min ago | The Janesville Gazette

    Telltale Games is known for its episodic, story-driven, choice-heavy games based on popular established franchises, writes Gazette gaming columnist Jake Magee. Telltale Games gained popularity for its take on "The Walking Dead."


  2. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is Set to Launch on October 12 | Pre-order NowRead the original story w/Photo

    3 hrs ago | General News

    Developed by Treyarch and published by Activision , Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 is the latest entry in the Black Ops subseries and the 15th main installment in the Call of Duty overall franchise. For the first time in the series, Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 won't be having the series' traditional single-player campaign mode.


  3. 'The Walking Dead' game maker Telltale lays off most of its employeesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | The Daily Democrat

    San Rafael-based Telltale Games announced via Twitter Friday that it laid off a majority of its employees "following a year marked by insurmountable challenges." The tweet said just 25 employees were "staying to fulfill the company's obligations to its board and partners."


  4. Mouse and keyboard support is coming to the Xbox One - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    8 hrs ago | CNet News

    The line between PC and console gaming just got a little bit blurrier: keyboard and mouse support is coming to the Xbox One. -- but on a recent Xbox Insider livestream, Microsoft's VP of gaming, Phil Spencer, officially announced it: Support for PC gaming standard controls is headed to the company's game console.


  5. Activision hits Spyro fan game with cease and desist orderRead the original story w/Photo

    11 hrs ago | Gamasutra

    The creators of the Spyro the Dragon fan game Spyro: Myths Awaken have received a letter from Activision's legal team calling for the end of development on the project. The letter unsurprisingly cites the game's unauthorized use of Spyro characters and intellectual property, something IP holders tend to be diligent about in order to protect the copyright.


  6. Former Telltale Games employee sues company after mass layoffs - CNETRead the original story w/Photo

    12 hrs ago | CNet News

    An image from Telltale's The Walking Dead game. A former employee is suing the video game studio for allegedly violating labor laws after mass layoffs.


  7. Fans And Developers Are Torn About Whether The Walking Dead Games Should ContinueRead the original story

    14 hrs ago | Kotaku

    Today, what's left of Telltale Games following mass layoffs on Friday released episode two of The Walking Dead: The Last Season . It's good, and while it would take the series out on a high note , many fans are ambivalent about whatever comes next.


  8. Could Telltale's The Walking Dead: The Final Season Be Completed After All?Read the original story w/Photo

    14 hrs ago | Cinema Blend News

    According to a recent tweet from Telltale Games, the final season of its episodic The Walking Dead game may still be completed if the studio is able to enlist the help of some outside partners. While some folks are excited that the series may receive some sort of resolution, others have chimed in stating concern for the former employees of the studio, stating that severance pay might be a better use of any remaining resources.


  9. It looks like 'Fortnite' wants to party with a new Season 6 DJ llama skinRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    Epic Games is just days away from launching the sixth season of Fortnite content, which should introduce a wealth of new content and challenges for dedicated players to try out. In advance of the launch, the studio has teased what appears to be an image of a DJ Llama, and we are here for it.


  10. After layoffs, Telltale says it may finish The Walking Dead with outside helpRead the original story w/Photo

    15 hrs ago | Digital Trends

    The Walking Dead video game, announced a massive layoff of nearly all of its employees last week, with multiple projects canceled and only Minecraft: Story Mode on track to be completed. It appeared that The Walking Dead: The Final Season would be a casualty of this decision, but Telltale has announced plans to move forward without the original development team.


  11. Call of Duty Black Ops 4 Gets a Launch TrailerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | [H]ard OCP

    Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 just got a "Gameplay Launch Trailer," which is a bit strange since the game is over 2 weeks away from launch. Maybe Treyarch is working on more multiplayer modes for the future, or maybe they're just overly punctual.


  12. Gear up for a new Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 - Launch Gameplay trailerRead the original story w/Photo

    16 hrs ago | Gaming Age

    In case you missed it Activision and Treyarch dropped off a fresh new gameplay launch trailer for Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. The new footage rolls up a little bit of everything we can expect from Black Ops 4 in terms of gameplay, including Blackout Battle Royale, the new and improved multiplayer experience and the new Zombies mode. Check it out! Stay tuned for the launch of Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 on October 12th, 2018 for the PS4, Xbox One and PC.


  13. Telltale Games Attempting to Finish The Walking Dead: The Final SeasonRead the original story w/Photo

    18 hrs ago |

    Just days ago, one of the biggest upsets in video game history occurred. It was revealed that Telltale Games had undergone massive layoffs with no severance to its employees.


  14. Call Of Duty: Black Op 4 Gameplay Trailer ReleasedRead the original story

    19 hrs ago | Ubergizmo

    It's safe to say that many are anticipating the release of Activision's upcoming Call of Duty: Black Ops 4. For those who are wondering what the game might look like based on actual gameplay footage, then you might want to check out the video above which is the gameplay trailer that was recently released. According to Activision's description of the game, "Black Ops is back! Featuring gritty, grounded Multiplayer combat, the biggest Zombies offering ever with three full undead adventures at launch, and Blackout, where the universe of Black Ops comes to life in a massive battle royale experience.


  15. Disney redid the art for Disney princess in 'Wreck-It Ralph 2' after complaints of whitewashingRead the original story w/Photo

    19 hrs ago | Deseret News

    Disney has decided to make changes to the skin tone of Disney princess Tiana after people complained over her lighter skin tone. SALT LAKE CITY - Disney has decided to make changes to the skin tone of Disney princess Tiana after people complained over her lighter skin tone in a trailer for "Ralph Breaks the Internet."


  16. Call of Duty: Black Ops 4 Launch Trailer is All Multiplayer, Zombies, and Battle RoyaleRead the original story w/Photo

    21 hrs ago | AusGamers

    It's hard to look past the jump in immersion and impressive game performance you get out of a WQHD UltraWide display like this. Meta mix-ups for Rainbow Six Siege are part of what keeps the competitive scene fresh.


  17. When did we forget people - not brands - make games?Read the original story w/Photo

    22 hrs ago | Eurogamer

    ... the co-founders of Call of Duty maker Infinity Ward, in mind. I don't know if their high-profile battle with Activision changed the way publishers think about superstar video game developers, but I do know that for many publishers it's all about the ...


  18. Games Inbox: Unskippable cut scenes and other video game annoyancesRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Metro

    The morning Inbox is upset at Red Dead Redemption II's PS4 exclusive content, as one reader calls for zero tolerance on microtransactions. I realise before I start that this is a terrible example of first world problems, but how do we still live in a reality where unskippable cut scenes are a thing? I've been very much enjoying Marvel's Spider-Man but I have to admit I zoned out on the story a good while ago, once it became super obvious where everything is going.


  19. Telltale's latest comment gives hope for the final season of The Walking DeadRead the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday |

    Clementine's story may not go unfinished, after all, according to a new tweet by developer Telltale, citing as-yet-unnamed partners who may help see the final season of the game through to completion. The Walking Dead was the game that really put Telltale on the map for many gamers, and made their signature style of interactive storytelling via games known to gamers far and wide.


  20. Telltale Games: More 'The Walking Dead' episodes on the way?Read the original story w/Photo

    Yesterday | Engadget

    On Friday Telltale Games abruptly shut down, laying off most of its employees without warning. The studio was in the midst of wrapping up the Final Season of its The Walking Dead series, and tomorrow will release the second of four scheduled episodes.