Telltale’s Guardians of the Galaxy coming out this year
Telltale announced earlier in December that it has partnered with Marvel Studios to make a new game based on Marvel’s ‘Guardians of the Galaxy’. Telltale is a video game company most known for their point and click , narrative driven games like The Walking Dead, Batman series, Game Of Thrones and Minecraft : Story Mode.
What’s special about the Telltale games is that it is more story driven than game play. There is not much game play associated with these types of games. It might seem odd, but their games like the Walking dead episodic series has gained massive popularity in the gaming community. Unlike most other games, you download these games in parts. Each episode will expand upon the story line. The Walking Dead series was critically acclaimed and received numerous awards for best game of the year and best adapted game.
The new Guardians of the galaxy game was announced in early December. Since this is based on the massive movie franchise, it is expected to be a success. Game stop has posted the following synopsis:
Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series delivers a brand new story of the universe’s unlikeliest heroes, the ragtag band of outlaws who go by the names Star-Lord, Gamora, Drax, Rocket, and Groot. In the wake of an epic battle, the Guardians discover an artifact of unspeakable power. Each of the Guardians has a reason to desire this relic, as does a ruthless enemy who is the last of her kind, and who will stop at nothing to tear it from their hands. From Earth to the Milano to Knowhere and beyond, and set to the beat of awesome music, this five-part episodic series puts you in the rocket-powered boots of Star-Lord in an original Guardians adventure, told in the unique and award-winning Telltale style, where your decisions and actions will drive the path of the story you experience.
The company has hinted on some of the game play elements. Possibly the player will have to proceed with the story line with 5 different characters and their individual choices will affect the story and game play. Telltale also released a teaser trailer during Video Game Awards 2016.
If you are a marvel fan and a gamer, this is certainly a big reason to get excited. This game is set to release on PC, Xbox and PS4. The first episode is expected to be out on April however there is no official confirmation about the release date from Telltale.