Telltale's New Batman Game Revealed Pre E3 2016, Looks Amazing

Telltale Games, with Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment and DC Entertainment, today unveiled the first look at BATMAN – The Telltale Series ahead of its worldwide debut this summer.

The game will see footage debut this week at E3 in LA. “We’ve been hard at work at Telltale creating an all-new iteration of the iconic Batman story that puts players in the suit of billionaire Bruce Wayne, just as much as it will put them behind the mask, deciding how to carefully navigate a complex drama, rich with action, crime, corruption, and villainy lurking around every corner of Gotham City,” said Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games. “The complex life and fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne has lent itself to becoming a bold evolution of the signature ‘Telltale’ role-playing experience, and we couldn’t be more excited as we prepare to debut the series to players across the world this summer.”

Rendered to look like a living, breathing comic book, Telltale’s vision of Batman will feature an award-winning cast of talent, including Troy Baker in the role of Bruce Wayne, Travis Willingham as Harvey Dent, Erin Yvette as Vicki Vale, Enn Reitelas Alfred Pennyworth,Murphy Guyer as Lieutenant James Gordon, Richard McGonagle as Carmine Falcone, andLaura Bailey as Selina Kyle. Additional cast and characters will be revealed as the season progresses.

Telltale also shared some new information about the voice actors for the game and the roles they play. These include Uncharted veteran Richard McGonagle, who plays Sully in the Naughty Dog series, as well as prolific voice actors Troy Baker and Laura Bailey.

Below is the initial lineup of voice actors for Telltale's Batman game; more will be announced "as the season progresses."

  • Troy Baker -- Bruce Wayne
  • Travis Willingham -- Harvey Dent
  • Erin Yvette -- Vicki Vale
  • Enn Reitel -- Alfred Pennyworth
  • Murphy Guyer -- James Gordon
  • Richard McGonagle -- Carmine Falcone
  • Laura Bailey -- Selina Kyle

"We've been hard at work at Telltale creating an all-new iteration of the iconic Batman story that puts players in the suit of billionaire Bruce Wayne, just as much as it will put them behind the mask, deciding how to carefully navigate a complex drama, rich with action, crime, corruption, and villainy lurking around every corner of Gotham City," Telltale CEO Kevin Bruner said in a statement.

"The complex life and fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne has lent itself to becoming a bold evolution of the signature 'Telltale' role-playing experience, and we couldn't be more excited as we prepare to debut the series to players across the world this summer."

The first episode in Telltale's Batman series will debut for consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices this summer. Additionally, a Season Pass Disc version of the game will be available for consoles "later this summer." It comes with access to all five episodes as they become available.

Telltale's Batman game will also be at E3 2016 this week. Check back later for more.