It appears fans will see the conclusion of Clementine’s story in TellTale Games The Walking Dead. Creator of the comic series The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman announced at New York City Comic Con 2018, Skybound Games will be taking over the video game series in order to wrap up the finale and unfinished story.
Skybound, founded in 2010 by Kirkman, released their announcement on social media saying,
We’re SO happy to announce that we’ve reached a deal with @telltalegames that will allow Skybound to continue #TheWalkingDead The Final Season! Let’s wrap up Clem’s story right! More details to come soon.
The official Walking Dead Twitter account for Skybound games also tweeted their response.
— The Walking Dead (@TheWalkingDead) October 7, 2018
We’ve successfully negotiated with Telltale Games for our company Skybound to come in and see Season 4 of the Telltale game to completion,” Kirkman told an audience at New York Comic-Con Saturday night. “We can’t lose Andrew Lincoln and Clementine in the same year.”
The reveal came the same time the season nine premiere of The Walking Dead was released at comic con.
This comes just two weeks after the news that California based company Telltale games laid off their employees and shut its doors on September 21, 2018. The remaining crew was staying behind to finish their work on Minecraft project with Netflix.
Skybound did not release any information on how many episodes their season of the video game will be. Nor do we know if there will be any future renditions of The Walking Dead games after they take hold of the franchise. The first season of the game released in 2012. The first episode of the season four finale was released on August 14th, 2018 with the three remaining episodes completing the story to be released this December.
Expect more announcements about the future for Telltale Games The Walking Dead at New York Comic Con 2018.
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