All Telltale Games Titles Being Delisted From GOG Next Week
Though the demise of former adventure game developer Telltale Games began several months ago, the effect of the studio’s shocking closure has nonetheless continued to roll on, even in recent weeks. As a result of this whole ordeal, many titles once published under the company have slowly started delisting from various storefronts; with PC outlet GOG being the next to wave goodbye to many of these episodic series’.
Announced on the GOG forums, it was revealed that all remaining Telltale Games titles’ will be removed from the store effective Monday 27th at 10am UTC (3am PT). “Sadly, we need to inform you that, due to company’s closure, all the remaining Telltale titles will be delisted from our catalog,” the GOG team stated. “For everyone who purchased any of said titles prior to delisting, the games will remain in their GOG library.” The following games were confirmed to be included in the removal:
- Batman – The Telltale Series
- Batman: The Enemy Within – The Telltale Series
- Hector: Badge of Carnage
- Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy
- Puzzle Agent
- Puzzle Agent 2
- Sam & Max Save the World
- Sam & Max Beyond Time and Space
- Strong Bad’s Cool Game for Attractive People
- Tales from the Borderlands
- The Wolf Among Us
One of the more notable games to pulled from GOG (as well as Steam) is Tales from the Borderlands, a curious absence as the Borderlands series is set to get a third mainline entry later this year. Fortunately, it appears 2K Games is attempting to keep the game available, a spokesperson informing Eurogamer, “We are working to get Tales from the Borderlands back up on digital storefronts as soon as possible.” It was also affirmed that “all prior digital purchases of the game will of course still be honoured and supported”
As many of Telltale’s popular series’ are based on third-party properties, it was inevitable that these games would eventually see delisting, especially in the wake of the developing studio’s closure. That being said, several releases have fortunately found extended life under different publishers, examples being Skybound’s recovery of The Walking Dead: The Final Season and Minecraft: Story Mode being playable on Netflix.
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