The Games Awards were held earlier today, and it gave way to some very exciting news for Marvel fans! Telltale Games, that have worked so well for Batman and The Walking Dead, are currently developing Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series for a 2017 release.

The energizing blend of humor, emotion, teamwork, and full-on sci-fi action-adventure of the Guardians provides an enormously satisfying space to explore through Telltale’s unique style of interactive storytelling,” explained Kevin Bruner, Co-Founder and CEO of Telltale Games. “In Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series, players will take on multiple roles within the ragtag band of heroes, and take the pilot’s seat in directing their escapades around the universe. We are always honored to be working with the best creative partners and storytellers in entertainment, and working with Marvel on this series leaves us excited to share what we’ve been developing when it premieres in 2017.

Sounds exciting right? Jay Ong, Senior Vice President, Games & Innovation, Marvel Entertainment had this to say:

With story at the core of everything that Marvel creates, who better to team with than master storytellers Telltale Games. Marvel’s Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series fully showcases Marvel and Telltale’s rich legacy of storytelling, and fans will find themselves immersed in an original, character-driven narrative. As part of our strategy to establish a new standard for Marvel games, this is certainly among the great titles to come.

The series will consist of five episodes that will be released incrementally, and will hit retail as a season pass disc that includes the first episode then gives access to the following four episodes.

Stay tuned to Heroes Direct for more Marvel and games news!

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