Tales of Monkey Island are now available for download on Amazon.com

by: Nathan -
Amazon has a video game download service for PCs and now this recently launched digital distribution doppelganger has the Tales of Monkey Island games available for download. Each chapter will cost $8.95 and the first two chapters in the series are available for download now. James Lamorticelli, Vice President of Publishing for Telltale Games had this to say "Opening this distribution relationship with Amazon.com introduces Tales of Monkey Island to new audiences of game players of all ages who can fulfill their aspirations of becoming adventurous, swashbuckling pirates,"
Amazon's client base is perfect for the Tales of Monkey Island games, apparently. Of course this is just one more on the list of many different sources one can download the game Telltale's games, including Xbox Live, Wii channel, various other internet distributors, or you could purchase a physical copy by ordering on their website or going into the store. To put it plain, here a tell, there a tell, every where a TellTale.
FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE

Tales of Monkey Island (TM) episodes join Amazon's Game Download Store

SAN RAFAEL, CA. August 24, 2009 -- Tales of Monkey Island games are
now available at Amazon's new channel as the first episodic series
available for the company's recently launched Game Download Store.
Each chapter of Tales of Monkey Island sells for $8.95, beginning with
the first two chapters available for immediate download at
www.amazon.com/GameDownloads
 
in the United States. This also
represents the first time that the Tales of Monkey Island episodes for
PC have been available for purchase as individual episodes. Steering
the intrepid Guybrush Threepwood through a grand pirate adventure has
never been so easily accessible!

"Opening this distribution relationship with Amazon.com introduces
Tales of Monkey Island to new audiences of game players of all ages
who can fulfill their aspirations of becoming adventurous,
swashbuckling pirates," said James Lamorticelli Telltale's Vice
President, Publishing.

Tales of Monkey Island has been Telltale's most successful digital
episodic series launch to date, with critics and gamers finding their
sea legs and responding positively to the first new original Monkey
Island storyline in nine years. In the tradition of the great old
movie serials with cliffhanger endings, the Tales of Monkey Island
will unfold as an adventure over five months, with each episodic
chapter raising the stakes on Guybrush Threepwood's quest to eradicate
the insidious voodoo pox threatening the Caribbean, reunite with his
wife and vanquish his arch rival the pirate LeChuck. The story deepens
through interweaving threads in each chapter building to surprising
twists in the grand finale coming this fall!

So sharpen your cutlass and get ready for a thrilling quest to solve
the mysteries of Tales of Monkey Island and defeat your enemies to
become a true pirate hero today.

About Telltale, Inc.

Telltale is the first and only company to release interactive episodic
content on a monthly schedule. Their landmark Sam & Max series, based
on the independent comics by Steve Purcell, paved the way for episodic
gaming with two award-winning seasons on PC, Wii, and Xbox LIVE(R)
Arcade. Strong Bad's Cool Game for Attractive People, based on the
Homestarrunner.com web cartoons, soon followed as the first episodic
series for WiiWare(TM). Telltale's Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures
has just released the finale episode for PC, concluding a four-month
escapade that took the famous inventor and his faithful pooch through
a madcap series of wild and engaging new stories. The full series will
release for Xbox LIVE Arcade in the coming months.

Telltale's other games include two installments in Ubisoft's CSI
series, based on the most popular television franchise in the United
States, and two games based on the best-selling Bone comics by Jeff
Smith. Telltale's games 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 The New York Times to Variety. USA Today ranked
Wallace & Gromit's Grand Adventures among five downloadable games to
watch for in 2009. Telltale currently develops and publishes episodic
series on PC, Wii, and Xbox 360, with plans to expand to additional
platforms and channels in the coming year. For more information, visit
http://www.telltalegames.com
 
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