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All sorts of Telltale news, sales and screens!

Posted by: Chad at 6/11/2010 8:18 PM
Telltale virtually exploded with information in this press release.  First, Tales of Monkey Island will be released on the PSN next Tuesday, June 15.  All five episodes of Guybrush Threepwood's adventures are available for the discounted price of $19.99.  To celebrate, even PC and Mac customers can purchase the game for the same price.

Also, the next episode of Sam & Max: The Devil's Playhouse is almost here.  It's entitled They Stole Max's Brain and will be released on PSN (North America), PC and Mac on June 22.  Europe PSN will get it on June 23.  We've got some new screenshots from the episode so take a look!



As part of the lead up to E3, the press release below announces a much anticipated extension to Telltale’s line up – the company’s critically acclaimed and best selling series to date Tales of Monkey Island is now coming to the PlayStation Network next Tues, June 15.

This is Telltale’s first PlayStation follow-up to the Sam & Max series, The Devil’s Playhouse, which is currently running on that platform.

SAM & MAX NEWS: We’re also announcing that the season’s third episode, They Stole Max’s Brain!, will begin releasing just after E3.

This episode will be available on PlayStation in North America, PC and Mac on Tuesday, June 22. The PlayStation Europe version will release Weds, June 23.

The Devil’s Playhouse also just kicked off a special promotional program on PlayStation North America, offering the full series for just $24.99, for a limited time (regularly $34.99).

Full details on the upcoming Tales of Monkey Island release follows below – including a very accessible $19.99 price for the series, which Telltale is currently extending to PC/Mac customers purchasing from www.telltalegames.com (this also regularly sells for $34.99).



Tales of Monkey Island® Sails to the
PLAYSTATION®3 (PS3TM) June 15
Telltale Supporting Award-Winning Series’ PlayStation®Network Debut with Special Price
Offer Extended to PC/Mac Versions at www.telltalegames.com

SAN RAFAEL, Calif. – June 11, 2010 – Celebrating the long-awaited release of Tales of Monkey Island on the PlayStation®3 (PS3TM) system, Telltale – a leading independent digital publisher and developer of episodic interactive entertainment – announced today that the entire Tales of Monkey Island five-episode series will be available for $19.99 on PlayStation®Network and on Telltale’s website www.telltalegames.com.

Tales of Monkey Island can be purchased and downloaded in North America from the PlayStation Store at this great price starting June 15, 2010. In celebration of the release, PC and Mac customers can also purchase the full series now from Telltale’s website for $19.99!

“Tales of Monkey Island has been an incredible hit, and we’re excited to bring it to PS3 gamers next week,” says Telltale Senior VP of Marketing Steve Allison. “If you haven’t grabbed Tales of Monkey Island yet, now is a great time.”
Tales of Monkey Island will also be released on PlayStation Network in Europe, with final dates to be announced shortly.


About Tales of Monkey Island
Tales of Monkey Island has proven to be the most successful launch to date of an episodic series for Telltale, Inc. with critics and gamers finding their sea legs and responding positively to the first episodic Monkey Island game. In the tradition of the great old movie serials with cliffhanger endings, Tales of Monkey Island unfolds over five chapters with each episodic installment raising the stakes on Guybrush Threepwood's quest to eradicate the insidious Pox of LeChuck, reunite with his wife and vanquish his arch rival.

About Telltale, Inc.
Telltale is a leading independent digital publisher of interactive stories playable on every major gaming platform. Founded in 2004 by LucasArts veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for downloadable game seasons and releasing more than 30 games to date. 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 to Variety. Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic series on PlayStation®3, PC, Mac, Wii™, Xbox 360™, iPhone and iPad.

About LucasArts
LucasArts, a division of Lucasfilm Entertainment Company Ltd., is a leading developer and publisher of interactive entertainment software worldwide for video game console systems, computers and the Internet. Based in San Francisco, Calif., as well as on the Internet at www.lucasarts.com, LucasArts was created in 1982 by George Lucas to provide an interactive element to his vision of a state-of-the-art, multifaceted entertainment company.
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