FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE
SAN RAFAEL, California - December 20, 2005
Interactive entertainment pioneer Telltale, is pleased to announce a multi-title agreement with Big Fish Games, a leading online gaming destination. Telltale's Bone: Out from Boneville, the first title in this partnership, is now available at
http://bigfishgames.com/downloads/boneoutfrombonevil/index.html . Based on the first book in Jeff Smith's acclaimed graphic novel series, Out from Boneville begins as three cousins - Fone Bone, Phoney Bone and Smiley Bone - become separated in a vast, uncharted desert and find their way into a deep, forested valley filled with wonderful and terrifying creatures and new mysteries that await them.
Telltale CEO Dan Connors says "With this alliance, Out from Boneville will now be available to a new audience at Big Fish Games to extend its reach even further. Many have enjoyed visiting the world of Bone since it launched this fall - from distribution through the Telltale Now channel, Yahoo! Games and through other partners. We're sure that Big Fish Game's visitors will become charmed with this amazing tale when they download it from their site!"
"Having collaborated with numerous studios over the years, we're very impressed with Telltale's titles," says Cory Finnell, Vice President of Digital Distribution at Big Fish Games. "Everyone who downloads the free trial will feel transported through this engaging story, unique characters and rich setting. We're looking forward to offering future Bone episodes and other Telltale titles at www.bigfishgames.com in the coming months."
Quandaryland calls Out from Boneville "A great game to play along with the kids" and says "The Bone cousins are a thoroughly charming trio . their antics, plus the excellent dialog and voice acting, are bound to pull at the heart strings." Mr. Bill's Adventureland adds "The game is clever, original, and most of all, just plain fun."
Those who download Out from Boneville from Big Fish Games can play in trial mode free of charge, and then activate the full story for $19.99 without any additional downloads.
Telltale delivers Tales for Your Imagination - high caliber interactive entertainment which features engaging stories, strong characters, and rich environments. A new era of interactive entertainment is emerging, with customers expecting more from their investment in play time. Telltale is developing and deploying cinematic quality animation and storytelling technologies, to create entertaining and exciting interactive adventures which meet these new expectations. Staffed with long time industry veterans, Telltale is currently creating tales based on Jeff Smith's Bone series, Steve Purcell's Sam & Max characters and television's popular CSI program in partnership with Ubisoft. Telltale offers content development and custom publishing services for license-holders interested in adapting their properties for interactive delivery. Telltale has created innovative tools, designed specifically for rapid development of high quality, space-efficient titles for digital distribution. Telltale titles can be downloaded from its website powered by Digital River, as well as online partners such as Yahoo! Games, Big Fish Games, Direct-to-Drive, Trymedia Systems, Boonty, and CNET. To learn more about Telltale, please visit www.telltalegames.com.
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