Archive for September, 2010

Interview with Bay Area Sound

It’s rare that you can go into any game from a single developer knowing that certain elements are always going to have the same consistent high quality. In the case of Telltale Games, you can be sure that their audio – whether it be the music, voice or sound – is always going to be top notch. Providing this often overlooked feature is Bay Area Sound, an audio production company with over fifteen years of experience under their belt.

I had the pleasure to quiz Julian Kwasneski and Jared Emerson-Johnson from the company about their involvement in Sam & Max and their work as a whole. Read on for the goods.

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Telltale’s poker game featuring Max unveiled

After teasing us with a trailer, Telltale have lifted the lid on their mysterious crossover game featuring Max, TF2’s Heavy, Strong Bad and Tycho from Penny Arcade. The game, titled Poker Night at the Inventory, sees these unlikely characters come together for a “new style of poker”.

You can pre-order at Telltale’s Store for $4.95, with a special 25% off anything else in your cart when you do so. Check out some of the key poster art and screenshots below. The game is slated for a Fall 2010 release.

We’re now on Facebook

You can now follow us on that newfangled site that all the kids seem to be using these days: Facebook. Should you wish, head on over to our page and ‘like’ it. As soon as something goes up here it’ll go up there, straight into your news feed.

Of course, we still have our Twitter or just a good old fashioned RSS feed should you prefer, always available to find on the top right of the site, balancing nimbly on the menu bar.