Riccitiello joins Telltale Games’ board

Ben Parfitt
Riccitiello joins Telltale Games’ board

The changes at Telltale Games are continuing with confirmation that John Riccitiello has joined the company's board of directors.

Riccitiello is the current CEO of Unity and has twice been the boss of EA, with his second tenure ending in early 2013.

Telltale has created something entirely new,” Riccitiello said. Their games combine linear storytelling and gameplay in an entirely new way that is fresh, unique, and compelling. I'm excited to partner with Kevin and his team at Telltale as they build on their success in bringing together some of what is the best of television, film and video games.”

It was yesterday confirmed that Lionsgate has made what was described as a significant investment” in Telltale, and that Lionsgate CEO Jon Feltheimer would also join the board.

As Telltale continues to lead the revolution in next generation interactive storytelling, I'm excited to welcome two top executives to our Board,” Telltale founder Kevin Bruner said. Jon Feltheimer and John Riccitiello have decades of experience delivering premium entertainment to audiences everywhere.

This is a time of explosive growth and opportunity for our company, and I'm thrilled to have these industry giants join us as we continue to define exceptional interactive scripted entertainment.”

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