The latest episodic adventure from Telltale Games will be the Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series. It’s set to launch this spring and will feature an original story, based on the comics rather than the movies.
Since the episodic game will be based on the comics and won’t relate to the Marvel Studios film by the same name in any way, the on-screen actors are not reprising their roles in the games.
Telltale have announced the voice cast for the video game actors, who are:
- Scott Porter (Friday Night Lights, The Walking Dead: The Telltale Series) as Star-Lord
- Emily O’Brien (The Young and the Restless, Middle Earth: Shadow of Mordor) as Gamora
- Nolan North (the Uncharted series, Pretty Little Liars) as Rocket
- Brandon Paul Eells (Watch Dogs) as Drax
- Adam Harrington (The Wolf Among Us, League of Legends) as Groot
Telltale describe the game as a “brand new story of the universe’s unlikeliest heroes: Star-Lord, Drax, Rocket, and Groot.”
“In the wake of an epic battle, the Guardians discover an artifact of unspeakable power. Each of them has a reason to desire this relic, as does a ruthless enemy who is the last of her kind, and who will stop at nothing to tear it from their hands.”
There’s a lot of visual differences between the Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series and Telltale’s other works. Telltale often stylised their games to look like a comic book or painting. However, with Guardians, the characters are rendered as 3D models and look comparatively realistic. Without the cel shading or black outlines, we’re accustomed to seeing in Telltale games.
Telltale will offer more info and details about the game during its panel at PAX East on March 10, so look forward to that if you’re interested in learning more.
The Guardians of the Galaxy: The Telltale Series will be available on consoles, PC and mobile devices. There will, of course, be a digital version and the option to purchase a Season Pass at retail which will let you download the subsequent chapters as they release.