Telltale Video games plans to show Amazon’s hit science fiction sequence The Expanse right into a online game. The announcement was made throughout Thursday’s The Recreation Awards 2021 present, and it included a one-minute teaser trailer. Gamers will, Telltale revealed, function as XO Camina Drummer aboard the Artemis, a spaceship the place “a blood mutiny breaks free.”
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Telltale has reworked plenty of well-liked exhibits into enjoyable story-based video video games, not the least of which is the Telltale Sequence primarily based on The Strolling Useless. Given its large reputation, it’s no shock the corporate would flip its consideration to The Expanse.
The science fiction sequence began as novels, later scoring itself a tv adaptation from Syfy. Regardless of its very excessive rankings from critics and viewers, Syfy canceled the present with its third season, a choice seemingly made in mild of restrictive streaming rights and a dip in viewership numbers.
As tends to occur when a preferred broadcast tv present is abruptly canceled, followers rallied across the title and known as on streaming corporations to select it up for an extra season. Amazon ended up answering that request, producing new seasons whereas making The Expanse an Amazon Authentic on Prime Video.
Amazon made it recognized months in the past that the present’s sixth season — which arrives this month — will carry the sequence to an finish. The sequence finale will probably be comprised of solely six episodes in contrast with the ten in previous seasons, leaving some followers skeptical that the present will get a correct conclusion. Amid this, followers have known as for an enlargement of the sci-fi universe, together with doubtlessly into different media codecs.
That’s the place Thursday’s announcement is available in — if nothing else, followers will get to benefit from the sequence past season six with The Expanse: A Telltale Sequence from Telltale and Deck 9 Video games. Although few particulars in regards to the title have been launched at the moment, the corporate has added an online web page for the sport on its web site.
The online game will probably be set earlier than the occasions we see within the tv sequence, although it’ll revolve across the massively well-liked character Camina Drummer. The sequence has already established an enormous storyline for this character, leaving plenty of paths for Telltale to take with its sport adaptation.