Telltale Games Serves up Second Episode of Acclaimed Game Series in The Walking Dead ‘Starved for He


Episode Two – Starved for Help now
available on Xbox 360® video game and entertainment system from
Microsoft and will be available Friday, June 29th on
PlayStation®Network*, PC & Mac


San Rafael, CA – June 27, 2012 – Leading publisher of digital
entertainment Telltale Games and Robert Kirkman, the Eisner
Award-winning creator and writer of The Walking Dead
for Skybound Entertainment and Image Comics, announced today that, 'Starved for Help', the second
episode of the game series based on the critically acclaimed comic book
series, The
Walking Dead, is now available for download.


In this tailored game experience, players get the chance to see how
their story continues based on the decisions that they made in episode
one, ‘A New Day’.

Episode 2 – Starved for Help
is now available to download on Xbox LIVE® Arcade for the Xbox 360®
video game and entertainment system from Microsoft, followed on Friday,
June 29th on PlayStation®Network for the PlayStation®3 computer
entertainment system (*North America. Other territories coming
soon).  The PC and Mac versions of the episode will also be
available to download on June 29 from the in-game menu.


'Starved for Help', met with critical praise at the 2012 Electronic
Entertainment Expo (E3), winning GameSpy's
Best Adventure Game award. IGN.com
nominated 'Starved for Help'
for Best Xbox 360 Game, Best PC Game, Best PS3 Game, Biggest Surprise, and Overall Best Game of Show, saying "…'gut-wrenching' doesn’t even begin to
describe Episode 2”. Official
Xbox Magazine said that Episode Two is “…promising even more intensity than its
nerve-jangling predecessor.”

The Walking Dead
is set in the world of Robert Kirkman's award-winning comic book
series.  Lee Everett, a man convicted of a crime of passion, has
been given the chance for redemption in a world devastated by the
undead. Players experience life changing events, meet new characters
and familiar ones from the original comic, and also visit locations
that foreshadow the story of Deputy Sherriff Rick Grimes. The Walking Dead
offers a tailored game experience - player actions, choices, and
decisions affect how the story plays out across the entire series.

The Walking Dead:
Episode Two - Starved for Help is the second in a series of five
episodes. Each episode is available for 400 Microsoft®Points on the
Xbox LIVE Marketplace for Xbox 360® and for $4.99 per episode or as a
$19.99 season pass on PlayStation®Network. The Walking Dead is also
available as a $24.99 five-episode season pass on PC and Mac from the
Telltale Online Store and other digital outlets.


The Walking Dead: Episode Two - Starved for Help is rated 'M' (Mature)
for Blood and Gore, Intense Violence, and Strong Language by the ESRB.


For more information on the game, visit the official website, Facebook, and
follow Telltale Games on
Twitter
. For more information on The Walking Dead, Robert Kirkman,
and all of his titles, visit www.Skybound.com.

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About
Robert Kirkman


Robert Kirkman's success and passionate advocacy for creator-owned
comics led him to become the first person invited to become a partner
at Image Comics since the company's inception twenty years ago and he
formed his own imprint there, Skybound, in 2010.  Kirkman is the
creator/writer of the Eisner Award-winning The Walking Dead,
long-running Invincible, all-ages Super Dinosaur, The Astounding
Wolf-Man, and new title Thief of Thieves, among many others. 
Kirkman has earned the respect of the comic, writing and television
communities and topped the New York Times bestseller list for graphic
novels in 2011 and in April 2012, he took the top five spots on both
the hardcover and paperback lists. He's the creator/executive producer
and writer of the hit television show, AMC's The Walking Dead, the
highest-rated basic cable drama of all time in the U.S, also an
international success in 120 countries and 250 million
households.  AMC just picked up Thief of Thieves as a series with
Kirkman serving as creator/executive producer and writer. 
www.Skybound.com is your destination for all news and merchandise for
Robert Kirkman, The Walking Dead and all Skybound titles.

About Image


Image Comics is a comic book and graphic novel publisher founded in
1992 by a collective of best-selling artists. Image has since gone on
to become one of the largest comics publishers in the United States.
Image currently has five partners: Robert Kirkman, Erik Larsen, Todd
McFarlane, Marc Silvestri and Jim Valentino. It consists of four major
houses: Todd McFarlane Productions, Top Cow Productions, Shadowline and
Image Central. Image publishes comics and graphic novels in nearly
every genre, sub-genre, and style imaginable. It offers science
fiction, romance, horror, crime fiction, historical fiction, humor and
more by the finest artists and writers working in the medium today. For
more information, visit www.imagecomics.com.

About
Telltale, Inc.


Telltale is a leading independent developer and publisher of games for
every major gaming platform and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery
of digital gaming content. By developing games as series and
successfully releasing on a schedule, they create longer consumer
engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by
games industry 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 5 million episodes since 2005. Telltale's reputation for
quality has been established across more than 25 published releases,
winning numerous awards including, "Adventure Game of the Year"
accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and
Adventure Gamers. Telltale has also been recognized by mainstream
outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times and Variety.
Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on Xbox 360®,
PlayStation®3, and Wii and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, and
Apple iOS platforms. For more information visit www.telltalegames.com.


© 2012 Telltale, Inc. THE WALKING DEAD is © 2012 Robert Kirkman, LLC.
Based on the Comic Book by Robert Kirkman, Tony Moore and Charlie
Adlard. Telltale and the Telltale Games logo are trademarks of
Telltale, Inc. All rights reserved.


All product titles, publisher names, trademarks, artwork and associated
imagery are trademarks, registered trademarks and/or copyright material
of the respective owners. All rights reserved.


"PlayStation" is a registered trademark of Sony Computer Entertainment
Inc. Xbox, Xbox 360, and Xbox LIVE are either registered trademarks or
trademarks of Microsoft Corporation in the United States and/or other
countries.


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