Green Man Gaming signs up Award Winning Telltale Games

London, 17 th May 2013 – Green Man Gaming ( http://www.greenmangaming.com), the fastest growing Social Commerce service for core gamers, is proud to add Telltale Games to its vast Publisher network.

As developer and publisher of The Walking Dead game series, which has won over 80 Game of the Year Awards, Telltale has set the industry benchmark for the delivery of episodic digital gaming content. 

A full range of PC digital Telltale Games titles and content will be available globally from the Green Man Gaming store from 17 th May 2013 and gameplay and achievements can be tracked for these games in Playfire, a free Green Man Gaming service.

“We are delighted to partner with Telltale Games to offer their current catalogue and future titles to our hungry GMG audience”, said Martin Baxter, EVP Trading at Green Man Gaming.  “We listened intently to our customers, who voted The Walking Dead one of the top games of 2012 and really wanted us to bring Telltale Games titles to our Store.  We are delighted to have delivered on this with Telltale”. ( http://blog.playfire.com/2013/01/community-goty-for-2012-final-vote.html)

Steve Allison, SVP Publishing at Telltale added, “We are pleased to partner with Green Man Gaming and be part of their fantastic growth story.”

ENDS

For more information please contact:

Green Man Gaming:

Darren Cairns, Executive Vice President, Marketing. Tel: +442071352274  

E: darren.cairns@greenmangaming.com    

For PR enquiries related to Telltale Games, including The Walking Dead game series:

Job J Stauffer, Senior PR Manager Tel: +1 415-258-1638 ext. 152

E: jstauffer@telltalegames.com

About Green Man Gaming and Playfire

Founded in 2010, Green Man Gaming (GMG) is the leading UK-based independent digital retailer for PC games, selling more than 2,300 titles from 180 publishing partners in over 170 countries around the world. In July 2012, GMG extended the consumer offer further, launching online retail sales of PC-DVD, Xbox and PS3 games, as well as consoles and peripherals, offering even more choice to the gaming market.  

In July 2012, GMG acquired Playfire, a huge and vibrant global social network of core gamers.  This service allows consumers to automatically track their in-game achievements, trophies and gameplay, as well as follow other gamers’ achievements and conversations about the games they love.  With over 900m game data points registered by the large global network of gamers, Playfire has become a vital part of GMG’s focus on the core gaming audience. 

About Telltale, Inc.

Telltale is a leading independent developer and publisher of games for every major gaming platform and is the pioneer of the episodic delivery of digital gaming content. By developing games as series and successfully releasing on a schedule, they create longer consumer engagement than traditional games for each release. Founded in 2004 by games industry veterans with decades of experience, Telltale has quickly become an industry leader, establishing the model for successful episodic game creation and digital publishing. Telltale has sold more than 5 million episodes since 2005. Telltale's reputation for quality has been established across more than 25 published releases, winning numerous awards including, "Adventure Game of the Year" accolades from publications such as IGN, PC Gamer, GameSpy, and Adventure Gamers. Telltale has also been recognized by mainstream outlets ranging from USA Today, to The New York Times and Variety. Telltale is a fully licensed third party publisher on Xbox 360®, PlayStation®3, and Wii and also publishes games on the PC, Mac, and Apple iOS platforms. For more information visit  www.telltalegames.com.

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