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The Wolf Among Us trailer: a fabled introduction to Telltale's next adventure

Strap yourselves in, readers. We're about a week away from Gamescom and someone's accidentally hit the big red "trailer release" button. Game trailers are flooding onto the internet. It's Trailergeddon! We're going to have to dispense with the usual informalities and knuckle down to the serious business of collecting up these tantalising videos to hang on our HTML walls. First up: Telltale's The Wolf Among Us.

It would be a stretch to say there's a Walking Dead vibe to what's being shown - the tone is altogether more mysterious and noir-ish. And then there's the fact that it's about the Big Bad Wolf - now a gruff, chain smoking, human detective - trying to prevent fellow fairy tale manifestations from murdering each other. Still, the game does hold some similarities to the studio's critically acclaimed zombie adventure: both in continuing with the stylistic comic book art style, and in how it will force the player into tough, ambiguous narrative choices.

The Wolf Among Us is due out later this year.

Thanks, IGN .

Phil Savage

Phil has been writing for PC Gamer for nearly a decade, starting out as a freelance writer covering everything from free games to MMOs. He eventually joined full-time as a news writer, before moving to the magazine to review immersive sims, RPGs and Hitman games. Now he leads PC Gamer's UK team, but still sometimes finds the time to write about his ongoing obsessions with Destiny 2, GTA Online and Apex Legends. When he's not levelling up battle passes, he's checking out the latest tactics game or dipping back into Guild Wars 2. He's largely responsible for the whole Tub Geralt thing, but still isn't sorry.