Telltale Teams with Big Fish Games to Bring Retail Caliber Games
Direct to Consumers Over the Internet
Download Bone: Out from Boneville from
today to see the future of interactive entertainment
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN RAFAEL, California - December 20, 2005
Interactive entertainment pioneer Telltale, is pleased to announce a
multi-title agreement with Big Fish Games, a leading online gaming
destination. Telltale's Bone: Out from Boneville, the first title in
this partnership, is now available at
Based on the first book in Jeff Smith's acclaimed graphic novel
series, Out from Boneville begins as three cousins - Fone Bone, Phoney
Bone and Smiley Bone - become separated in a vast, uncharted desert
and find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful
and terrifying creatures and new mysteries that await them.
Telltale CEO Dan Connors says "With this alliance, Out from Boneville
will now be available to a new audience at Big Fish Games to extend
its reach even further. Many have enjoyed visiting the world of Bone
since it launched this fall - from distribution through the Telltale
Now channel, Yahoo! Games and through other partners. We're sure that
Big Fish Game's visitors will become charmed with this amazing tale
when they download it from their site!"
"Having collaborated with numerous studios over the years, we're very
impressed with Telltale's titles," says Cory Finnell, Vice President
of Digital Distribution at Big Fish Games. "Everyone who downloads the
free trial will feel transported through this engaging story, unique
characters and rich setting. We're looking forward to offering future
Bone episodes and other Telltale titles at www.bigfishgames.com in the coming months."
Quandaryland calls Out from Boneville "A great game to play along with
the kids" and says "The Bone cousins are a thoroughly charming trio ...
their antics, plus the excellent dialog and voice acting, are bound to
pull at the heart strings." Mr. Bill's Adventureland adds "The game is
clever, original, and most of all, just plain fun."
Those who download Out from Boneville from Big Fish Games can play in
trial mode free of charge, and then activate the full story for $19.99
without any additional downloads.
Telltale delivers Tales for Your Imagination - high caliber
interactive entertainment which features engaging stories, strong
characters, and rich environments. A new era of interactive
entertainment is emerging, with customers expecting more from their
investment in play time. Telltale is developing and deploying
cinematic quality animation and storytelling technologies, to create
entertaining and exciting interactive adventures which meet these new
expectations. Staffed with long time industry veterans, Telltale is
currently creating tales based on Jeff Smith's Bone series, Steve
Purcell's Sam & Max characters and television's popular CSI program in
partnership with Ubisoft. Telltale offers content development and
custom publishing services for license-holders interested in adapting
their properties for interactive delivery. Telltale has created
innovative tools, designed specifically for rapid development of high
quality, space-efficient titles for digital distribution. Telltale
titles can be downloaded from its website powered by Digital River, as
well as online partners such as Yahoo! Games, Big Fish Games,
Direct-to-Drive, Trymedia Systems, Boonty, and CNET. To learn more about Telltale, please visit www.telltalegames.com.