Release Windows for Telltale's Batman Game and Walking Dead Season 3 Confirmed

Batman first this summer, followed by Walking Dead season three in the fall.

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While we're still waiting for specific release dates, Telltale Games has now narrowed down the release windows for its upcoming Batman game and the third season of The Walking Dead. Telltale's Job Stauffer revealed the release windows on Twitter, confirming that the Batman series will debut this summer, while Walking Dead's third season kicks off this fall.

He also referenced E3 2016 and used a winky face, if that means anything.

In the Batman game, you'll be able to play as Batman and Bruce Wayne, and you'll even get to choose who you want to play as. However, CEO Kevin Bruner said during a SXSW event earlier this year that you will have to play as both characters eventually.

Telltale's Batman story is original and won't be tied to any existing version of the caped crusader. It'll focus on Bruce and Batman, but you can expect to see characters like Alfred Pennyworth, Vicki Vale, Jim Gordon, and Renee Montoya throughout the story. The villains were not announced, but it's been confirmed there will be more than one.

As for The Walking Dead Season 3, we still don't know much about it. However, Bruner said earlier this year that it should appeal to newcomers and veterans alike.

"It allows people who maybe haven't people [the first two seasons] to come in and get up to speed really quickly. But it definitely respects, honors, and facilitates all of the various end points that Season Two had," he explained.

In addition to these two games, Telltale is working on an unannounced Marvel game and a second season of its Game of Thrones series.

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...Unless you let me choose to have Batman kill, I just am not sure how much I'll like this.

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Spoiler: Bruce Wayne is Batman.

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@RedWave247@berserker66666: No, Robert Lowery is the only real Batman. All the other Batmen are imitators.

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@RedWave247: We all know Kevin Conroy is Batman.

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@RedWave247: :)

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Yay!

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There better be Kenny in Walking Dead S3 or we riot.

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@berserker66666: Hate to burst your bubble, but he's a little... not available, depending on the ending you got in Season 2

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@kiwi15499: dude, spoilers lol

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@kiwi15499: He's very much available in my playthrough if you know what i mean. So if Telltale is serious about respecting everyone's choice, then Kenny should show up in S3. They could make a branching storyline or replace one character with the other with different dialogue options / actions depending on the character. It's not that hard to pull off. And Telltale's got more than enough cash to do it too.

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I'm interested in seeing how a choice based Batman game would work. The only thing I can think of is something close to the end of the Assassin's section of the Season of Infamy DLC for Arkham Knight, where Batman was forced to choose between letting someone die a mostly natural death, or saving that person but doing so would start a war that could kill hundreds.

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So is this episodic or the full game for Batman? I don't even see a preorder on Amazon.

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@edwardnygma: Its always episodic

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@punchlines4days: Thanks!

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Tales from the Borderlands is their best one.

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Small typo: "…people who maybe haven't played…", not people who haven't people...

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@maddrus: I'm noticing more and more typos on this site. Refrained from saying anything just because I don't wanna be "that guy", but it's good to know people are paying attention.

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@jvconroy: I say, why not be that guy? It's hilarious when a "professional" writer, can't friggen write.

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@derceto: I agree. These people are paid to do a job. Part of that job is proof reading. Calling someone out on poor grammar in a forum post makes you "that guy". Pointing out poor work ethic doesnt.

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@derceto: Unfortunately, I think it has more to do with the fact that they're trying to get the stories up as soon as possible. So instead of doing a thorough proofread, they just kind of give it a "once-over" look. Yep, looks right. Then they throw it up there. I'm sure they're fine writers, and I enjoy the site. I just think some extra care needs to be taken in proofing the work before publishing it.

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Finally got around to The Wolf Among Us and it was a splendid experience. Especially on PS4 without the glitches and frame rate problems I had on the walking dead season 1 on PS3.

Looking forward to what they can do with Batman.

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@Bread_or_Decide: Agreed.