The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment Senior Vice-President/Editor-in-Chief Sean Mackiewicz despatched off Telltale Games’ The Walking Dead: The Final Season forward of its final episode.
“The Telltale sport has been an actual supply of delight at Skybound for quite a few years at this level,” Kirkman wrote within the “Letter Hacks” column ending March’s The Walking Dead #189. “It’s bittersweet to see it nearing its conclusion, but additionally rewarding to have gone on this journey and with the ability to step in and guarantee it will get wrapped up correctly. I hope you all take pleasure in it!”
Added Mackiewicz, “The FINAL episode of Telltale’s The Walking Dead: The Final Season can be launched on no matter system you play your brain-rotting video video games. Loads of gifted people put a LOT of effort into making this episode, bringing the season (and collection total) to a heartbreaking shut… so please tell us what you suppose. There’s a ton of motion to take pleasure in on this installment, a lot you’ll by no means discover all of the terrible issues about to occur to Clem, AJ and firm… #StillNotBitten (for now).”
Shortly after Telltale Games in September cancelled The Final Season halfway by launch as results of the corporate’s shuttering, Kirkman introduced at New York Comic Con his firm, Skybound, would see the season to completion. Actress Melissa Hutchison, who voices lead character Clementine, later mentioned at Walker Stalker Con New Jersey the abrupt cancellation was “traumatic” and “devastating.”
“It was really one thing out of a film, it was very dramatic. I used to be really in a recording session for The Final Season when the axe dropped, and the session needed to cease,” she mentioned, explaining she had solely “about an hour” remaining within the session.
“It was all very dramatic. I known as a really pricey pal of mine who labored at Telltale and I used to be like, ‘Yo, what’s happening, man?’ And he was simply sort of deliriously like, ‘They shut the doorways, it’s all accomplished, we’re accomplished, it’s gone.’ And then I principally cried myself into bodily ache [laughs]. It was about two weeks of hell. I say that, that’s fairly dramatic… however we’d been working with Telltale a really very long time.”
When releasing a recent trailer for the fourth and closing episode, Skybound previewed the “heart-wrenching climax” in retailer for Clementine and firm when The Walking Dead: The Final Season turns into accessible Tuesday, March 26 on PlayStation 4, Xbox One, Nintendo Switch, and Microsoft Windows.
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