Telltale Games and DC Entertainment join forces for ‘The Wolf Among Us’
Following up the award-winning digital-series ‘The Walking Dead’, Telltale Games is coming out with a PC, Mac and console title called ‘The Wolf Among Us’.
The series will be based on Bill Willingham’s comic book series ‘FABLES’ and is set to release this summer on the abobe mentioned platforms. The game will be the result of a partnership between Telltale Games and DC Entertainment. The series itself made it to the New York Times bestseller list, ‘FABLES’ is one of DC Entertainment’s longest-running series published under its Vertigo imprint since 2002. The FABLES franchise has won numerous awards for the work it contains, the stories bring characters like Snow White, The Big Bad Wolf and Pinocchio to life in the real-world.
“Developing ‘The Wolf Among Us’ based on the ‘FABLES’ universe has allowed our studio to build upon all of the hallmarks of what makes our episodic series so engaging for players,” said Dan Connors, CEO and Co-Founder of Telltale Games. “Through an evolution of our approach to choice and consequence, we can further explore the complexity of each and every iconic character in a universe rich with untold history from the darkest sides of the storybooks.”
This game will be before the events seen in the first issue of the FABLES comic book series, The Wolf Among Us puts players in the role of Bigby Wolf, a man once more infamously known as The Big Bad Wolf. Now the sheriff of a hidden community in New York City, exiled from the land of fairy tales, Bigby is tasked by the bureaucrat Snow White to keep order within a society of mythical creatures and characters trying to remain undetected in the world of the mundane. From a chain-smoking member of ‘The Three Little Pigs,’ to a car-stealing Mr. Toad itching for his next wild ride, The Wolf Among Us examines the lives of beings straight from the pages of myth and lore, now trying to survive on the meanest and most run-down streets of New York City.