Telltale Games’ Law & Order: Legacies Available Now!



Law & Order “Dream Team” of
Characters Ready to Investigate and Prosecute in Universal App for
iPad, iPhone & iPod touch   



SAN RAFAEL, CA. – December 22, 2011
– Telltale Games, the leading independent publisher and developer of
episodic interactive entertainment, and Universal Partnerships &
Licensing are proud to announce their 'Law
& Order: Legacies' App for iPad, iPhone and iPod touch is
now available on the App Store. Based on NBCUniversal’s Emmy-winning style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order TV series, style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order: Legacies brings
together an all-star cast of investigators and prosecutors from
multiple Law & Order
franchises.

 

Law & Order is TV’s
top-rated and longest-running crime series consisting of storylines
based on real-life crimes set against the distinctive backdrop of
different law enforcement units. Law
& Order: Legacies will include the likenesses of popular style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order investigators
including: Lennie Briscoe (Jerry Orbach, style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order), Rey Curtis
(Benjamin Bratt, Law & Order),
Olivia Benson (Mariska Hargitay, Law
& Order: SVU) and Jack McCoy (Sam Waterston, style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order) for what can be
considered a Law & Order
“Dream Team” of detectives and prosecutors.

 

Fans will feel like they’re playing the TV show, following dramatic
twists and turns of criminal investigation, assuming the dual roles of
police investigators and district attorneys. They’ll gather evidence
and question suspects as police officers, then prosecute the case and
cross-examine witnesses as attorneys with innovative court room game
play based on moral choice. These moral choices made throughout style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order: Legacies lead to
multiple endings in each case: conviction, plea bargain or not guilty!

 

“Law & Order has created
some of the biggest character icons of prime time television, and we
have the freedom to combine the most popular detectives and district
attorneys from multiple franchises into our game,” said Telltale
co-founder and CEO Dan Connors. “Telltale’s games are based on story
and characters above all else and our model of episodic entertainment
is a perfect match for the world of Law
& Order.”



“Telltale’s attention to detail and an unmatched love of the source
material in the games that they create, combined with the drama of
their episodic storytelling, is a combination that style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order fans will love,"
said Bill Kispert, VP & GM, Digital Platforms, Universal
Partnerships & Licensing.



The first season of Law & Order
Legacies will consist of seven total episodes to be released
over the next few months. The Law
& Order: Legacies App is available for $2.99 from the App
Store on iPad, iPhone and iPod touch or at www.itunes.com/appstore.The
app includes episode one, and additional episodes are available for
$2.99 each via In-App Purchase.



Stay updated on the latest information on style="font-style: italic;">Law & Order: Legacies from
Telltale by visiting www.lawandorderthegame.com.



About
Universal Partnerships & Licensing

UP&L oversees Universal’s consumer product licensing, film and home
entertainment promotions, and all corporate alliances for Universal’s
theatrical, home entertainment, theme parks and stage productions. This
dedicated division is also responsible for monetizing the Studio’s vast
library of films and characters through licensing, branding and
marketing opportunities. UP&L is part of NBCUniversal. 
NBCUniversal is one of the world’s leading media and entertainment
companies in the development, production and marketing of
entertainment, news and information to a global audience. 
NBCUniversal owns and operates a valuable portfolio of news and
entertainment networks, a premier motion picture company, significant
television production operations, a leading television stations group
and world-renowned theme parks. Comcast Corporation owns a controlling
51% interest in NBCUniversal, with GE holding a 49% stake.



About
Telltale, Inc.

Telltale is a leading independent digital publisher of interactive
stories playable on every major gaming platform. Telltale is also the
pioneer of episodic delivery of content developing games as series and
successfully releasing on a schedule to create a longer consumer
engagement for each release. Founded in 2004 by LucasArts veterans with
decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader,
establishing the model for successful episodic game creation and
digital publishing. Telltale has sold more than 3.5 million episodes
since 2005. Telltale’s reputation for quality has been established
across more than 25 published releases that have cumulatively earned an
average Metacritic score above 80%.Telltale's titles have won numerous
awards including, "Adventure Game of the Year" accolades from
publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers, and
have been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to
The New York Times and Variety. Telltale currently develops and
publishes episodic series on PlayStation® 3, PC, Mac, Wii™, Xbox 360®
and iPad.



About
NBCUniversal Television Consumer Products Group

NBCUniversal is a leader in providing entertainment programming to the
domestic and international marketplaces. NBCUniversal Television
Consumer Products Group manages all global ancillary television
business endeavors for the NBCUniversal Television Group, including
third-party home entertainment distribution, consumer products, musical
soundtracks, special markets projects and the NBCUniversal Online
Store. For the latest product updates and an overview of the properties
managed by the group, visit the NBCUniversal Television Consumer
Products portal at http://nbcuconsumerproducts.com/


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