Why this has piqued our interest
Just to reiterate this is a Borderlands game made by Telltale.
But if you need more the trailer below plus the cast announcement has us stoked that the game has managed to capture the comic values of the Borderlands games. As well as the unique the visual tone the franchise is famous for plus the Trailer is pretty sweet.
The season will feature Troy Baker as Rhys, Laura Bailey as Fiona, Chris Hardwick as Vaughn, Erin Yvette as Sasha,Patrick Warburton as Vasquez, and Dameon Clarke as Handsome Jack. Additional casting details from the season are yet to be announced.
Set on the unforgiving world of Pandora after the events seen in Borderlands 2,Tales from the Borderlands is a five part episodic game series full of Borderlands' trademark humor, following two adventurers on their quest for greatness.
You'll play as Rhys, a Hyperion 'suit' with dreams of being the next Handsome Jack, and Fiona, a Pandoran con artist looking to score her biggest ever swindle. Thrown together as unwilling partners in an adventure to recover cash they both think is theirs, their journey will take you on a wild ride where gangsters, bandit lords, and Vault Hunters are just some of the obstacles you'll encounter, in this new take on the award-winning universe created by Gearbox Software.
The season premiere episode of Tales from the Borderlands, titled 'Zer0 Sum,'will soon be available for digital download worldwide across multiple platforms. Stay tuned to Telltale Games on Twitter and Facebook for the latest details on release dates.
Each episode will be available via PlayStation Network for PlayStation 4 andPlayStation 3 for US$4.99 or equivalent. Alternatively, consumers can purchase a Season Pass for US$19.99 or equivalent, which entitles players to all five episodes in the season as they become available.
The season will also be available on Xbox Games Store for Xbox One and Xbox 360 for just US$4.99 or equivalent per episode. Players will also be able to purchase a Season Pass upgrade for US$14.99, which entitles players to Episodes 2-5 as they release.
The series will also be available for PC/Mac via the Telltale Online Store, Steam, and other online digital distribution outlets as a Season Pass for US$24.99 or equivalent that includes entitlement to all five episodes as they release.
The series will also be coming to compatible iOS devices via the App Store and toAndroid-based devices before the end of 2014.
Tales from the Borderlands: A Telltale Games Series - Episode 1: 'Zer0 Sum' is rated 'M' (Mature) for Violence, Blood and Gore, Suggestive Themes, and Strong Language by the ESRB. The series will be published digitally by Telltale Games in partnership with Gearbox Software and 2k Games.