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The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries Launch Details

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February 10, 2016 – Today we can share release dates and all-new screens for the first of three episodes in The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries.

The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries will premiere its first of three episodes, ‘In Too Deep,’ this February 23rd on PC/Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, followed by a release on compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon App Store starting February 25th. The second episode in the miniseries, ‘Give No Shelter,’ will follow in the month of March, and conclude with the third episode, ‘What We Deserve,’ in April. All three episodes in the miniseries will be available for purchase at the cost of $14.99 USD or equivalent when the first episode debuts, including access to the second and third episodes as they become available.

In this premiere episode, ‘In Too Deep,’ Michonne joins Pete and his crew on the sailing ship The Companion as they cruise the coast for survivors and supplies. When a desperate signal for help draws them to a scene of horrific massacre, Michonne and the crew are lead further to the floating survivors’ colony of Monroe, which may just be harboring the person responsible for the carnage.

The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries stars the iconic, blade-wielding character from Robert Kirkman’s best-selling comic books, portrayed in-game by award-winning actress Samira Wiley (Orange is the New Black). Haunted by her past, and coping with unimaginable loss and regret, the story explores Michonne’s absence between issues #126 and #139 of the comic book. Over the three episodes of the miniseries, players will discover what took Michonne away from Rick, Ezekiel, and the rest of her trusted group… and what brought her back.

Ahead of its release, fans are invited to get an exclusive extended preview of the first episode of the series on Youtube.com/TelltaleGames this Sunday February 14th at 8:30pm EST / 5:30pm PST. The development team will introduce the series allowing fans to experience the first five minutes of the premiere episode, exploring Michonne’s struggle to remain among the living while being haunted by her past.

To date, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series has sold more than 50 million episodes worldwide, earning more than 100 Game of the Year awards from outlets including Metacritic, USA Today, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, Yahoo!, The Telegraph, Mashable, Polygon, Destructoid andGamesRadar, and was also the recipient of two BAFTA Video Games Awards for Best Story and Best Mobile Game.
The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.
The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Miniseries Episode 1 – ‘In Too Deep’is rated ‘M’ (Mature) for Intense Violence, Blood & Gore, Sexual Themes, and Strong Language by the ESRB.
For more information on the game, visit the official websiteFacebook, and follow Telltale Games on Twitter.
For more information on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, and all of his titles, visit www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.

Dying Light: The Following Presents 100 Years of Zombie Evolution Video

February 2nd, 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland – Today a unique time-lapse video showcasing the evolution of zombies in works of popular culture – from the classic movies of the 1930s to modern video games – has been released.

Techland is proud to share the video as it features, among many recognizable pop culture icons,  the Volatile – a trademark zombie from Techland’s game Dying Light. This is also the very first time the Volatile has been portrayed in real-life by an actor.

Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition Release Dates Announced

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February 1st, 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland / Today Techland released a statement to fans about the release dates of Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition.

Dear fans,

As we announced last week, Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition has gone gold.  This means the game is ready, and the discs are now being  packed and shipped to stores where it will be available starting February 9th.  Keep in mind that retail and digital availability may vary slightlybetween platforms or countries (check below).

The launch of Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition also means that the original version is going to be increasingly harder to come by. Digitally, it’ll disappear instantly on February 9th.  As for retail, we will cease shipping additional copies, so it will remain available only as long as stocks last. If you plan to grab your copy of the vanilla Dying Light at a reduced price, or want the original box for your collection, now is the best time to do it.

Whatever your choice, we hope you have zombie-apocalyptic plans for February.

Dying Light The Following – Weaponize Your Ride Trailer

January 14th, 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland/ For the upcoming Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition, Techland reimagines its proven zombie-apocalypse formula with the addition of drivable dirt buggies. In the gameplay trailer released today, the developer goes into great detail about the game’s three-fold nature of vehicle development.

‘Your buggy is going to be crucial to surviving out in the open, so we want to create an emotional connection between players and their ride’ – explains producer Tymon Smektała. ‘On top of the lethal weapons and upgrades you’ll be able to add, there are a lot of cool paint jobs, a number of unmistakable bobble heads and little charms to put inside, so you can really make the buggy your own.’

In Dying Light: The Following, players will be able to:

– UPGRADE their four-wheeled weapon with such lethal add-ons as flamethrowers, UV headlights, ramming bars, and more

– CUSTOMIZE the buggy with more than 40 unique paint jobs and distinctive accessories

– MODIFY their ride with better suspension, engine, brakes, and other parts that will improve the buggy’s performance

Dying Light: The Following – Weaponize Your Ride’ can be viewed here.

Dying Light: The Following will be released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One onFebruary 9th, 2016. The expansion will be available as downloadable content (priced $19.99), as part of the Season Pass, and as part of Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition (boxed and digital). All the buying options are explained in the infographics on the official website.

Dying Light Co-Op and PvP Update Trailer

January 12th, 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland/ Today Techland expanded Steam Workshop’s Dying Light Dev Tools with the cooperation and player-vs-player functionalities. This free update opens up completely new creative options for players, who can now design cooperation-based scenarios and deathmatch maps.

The update launches alongside PvP-focused custom map Don’t Drown created by RabidSquirrel, an active member of the Dying Light community. The map is set in an island and features an ever-rising water level to keep the combatants motivated. ‘Don’t Drown has players explore the island and avoid zombies in search of powerful weapons which they can then use to take on one another.

‘Just like with the main game we’ve been supporting the Dev Tools for almost a year now, and we’ve already seen amazingly creative stuff from our fans’ – says producer Tymon Smektała. – ‘We believe the co-op and PvP support can inspire a new wave of original maps for everyone to enjoy. At the same time, we’re working hard to bring some of the very best custom maps to consoles, and I hope we’ll have something to announce soon.

Dying Light Dev Tools – Co-Op & PvP Update’ can be viewed here.

Dying Light Dev Tools are available for free on Steam Workshop. To ease new users into the wonderful world of user-generated content, Techland is keeping an ongoing series of video tutorials explaining the ins and outs of the tools. The complete ‘Dying Light Developer Tools Guide’ playlist can be found on the game’s official YouTube channel here.

Dying Light: The Following’s Story Trailer Teases New Characters and World

January 07th, 2016 – Wroclaw, Poland/ Today Techland added another piece to the puzzle with the release of a new story trailer for its upcoming expansion Dying Light: The Following. The video offers a glimpse into the ravaged yet mysterious world players will encounter as well as a first-ever look at some of the new characters they will meet.

“In the expansion, we’re aiming for a bit of a different mood to the story,” explains producer Tymon Smektała. “We all love some old good mystery, whether it’s X-Files or Twin Peaks, so that’s an element we’re introducing to our world in Dying Light: The Following.”

Last month Techland offered a sneak peek to Dying Light: The Following’s opening storyline in its story teaser.

Dying Light: The Following will be released for PC, PlayStation 4 and Xbox One on February 9th, 2016. The expansion will be available as downloadable content (priced $19.99), as part of the Season Pass, and as part of Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition. All the buying options are explained in the infographics on the official website.

Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition’s Legendary Levels Explained

December 21st, 2015 – Wroclaw, Poland/ When Techland announced Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition, it was revealed that one of the many new features and upgrades coming to the game included Legendary Levels. Today, Techland published the first video from its Enhanced Edition Highlights series explaining how Legendary Levels will work.

“We listen closely to our community and hear many voices that people who did every single thing in Dying Light want more. Legendary Levels are one of the ways how we’re making the post-game content more meaty – explains Maciej Binkowski, lead game designer. We’re adding 250 additional levels, so you can keep on developing your character while unlocking new weapons, outfits, emblems, and skills. It means massive replayability.”

Watch the Legendary Levels highlight video to learn more about the new feature.

Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition | Legendary Levels can be viewed:

Legendary Levels will be a part of Dying Light: The Following – Enhanced Edition, which launches February 9, 2016. Players who have the base version of the game will also receive the new feature as part of the free improvement update to be distributed at the same time.

The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Games Series Trailer

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SAN RAFAEL, Calif., Dec. 4, 2015 — Leading publisher of digital entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment, announced today that The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Games Series will premiere this February in a three episode event.

Stepping into the lead role of Michonne, award-winning actress Samira Wiley(Orange is the New Black) will portray the iconic character from the comic book series haunted by her past and coping with unimaginable loss and regret. The story explores her untold journey during the time between issues #126 and #139. Through this three-episode Telltale Games series, players will discover what took Michonne away from Rick, Ezekiel, and the rest of her trusted group… and what brought her back.

The Walking Dead: Michonne – A Telltale Games Series will be available asa stand-alone three-episode series on PC/Mac from the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other digital distribution services, the PlayStation®Network for PlayStation 4 and PlayStation 3, the Xbox Games Store for Xbox One® and Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, compatible iOS devices via the App Store, and Android-based devices via Google Play and the Amazon App Store.

“We’ve been hard at work on this very special exploration of The Walking Dead universe that will further bridge together our game series with the canon of Robert Kirkman’s comic though one of its most complex characters struggling to maintain her own humanity,” said Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games. “Deeply haunted by the decisions of her past, putting players in the role of a character like Michonne to navigate the broken world around her is an experience that feels uniquely Telltale, and something we simply cannot wait for The Walking Dead fans to play.”

To date, The Walking Dead: A Telltale Games Series has sold more than 50 million episodes worldwide, earning more than 100 Game of the Year awards from outlets including Metacritic, USA Today, Wired, Spike TV VGAs, Yahoo!, The Telegraph, Mashable, Polygon, Destructoid and GamesRadar, and was also the recipient of two BAFTA Video Games Awards for Best Story and Best Mobile Game.

The Walking Dead is set in the world of Robert Kirkman’s award-winning comic book series and offers an emotionally-charged, tailored game experience where a player’s actions and choices affect how their story plays out across the entire series.

For more information on the game, visit the official website, Facebook, and follow Telltale Games on Twitter. For more information on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman, and all of his titles, visit www.Skybound.com and www.TheWalkingDead.com.

Romero’s Aftermath Hits 1 Million Users

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LOS ANGELES – October 29, 2015 – Independent video game publisher Free Reign Entertainment announced today that the only free-to-win massively multiplayer online (MMO) survival horror game, Romero’s Aftermath, surpassed one million players since launching into Open Beta last month, with nearly three-quarters of those players coming through Steam. Created in collaboration with horror film director George C. Romero, Free Reign is celebrating this milestone as well as Halloween by offering Romero’s Aftermath Game Currency at 50 percent off starting now and running through November 1. Additionally, new, limited-edition Halloween gun skins and clothing are available. New users can start playing Romero’s Aftermath for free by visiting and downloading from the game’s official website at https://www.willyousurvive.com/.

“When we started development of Romero’s Aftermath we wanted to provide gamers with a fresh survival horror gameplay experience that would bring some excitement to the genre,” said Adam Skidmore, Design Lead at Free Reign Entertainment. “Now that we’ve surpassed one million players we see that our approach to development combined with George C. Romero’s input is exactly what players wanted. We hope to see more gamers join in the fun and have Aftermath be their go-to survival-horror game.”

With a bevy of features, including crafting, base building, health management and more, Romero’s Aftermath goes beyond the norm of most survival horror games by providing gameplay for every type of player. As a free game, players don’t need to commit any money to try their luck at surviving the game’s massive open world that is filled with zombies, other survivalists, towns, deserts and forests.

For more information on Romero’s Aftermath or to register for an account and play the game for free please visit https://www.willyousurvive.com/.