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Telltale, Gearbox team up for Tales from the Borderlands

5:30 PM on 12.07.2013 // Darren Nakamura
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Adventure to Pandora

For the first reveal of this year's VGX, a Telltale logo showed up on a vending machine, with very Telltale-esque cel-shading. Not so Telltale was the music, which was clearly a Borderlands guitar riff. Yep, Telltale is making an adventure game set in the Borderlands universe.

Considering the great work that Telltale has done recently with The Walking Dead and A Wolf Among Us, this could turn out to be a pretty fitting collaboration. The goofy, brutal world of Pandora could be a great fit for an adventure game.

In the reveal trailer, two new characters were shown, but all we know about them is that they are not Vault Hunters like the typical Borderlands protagonists. That, and that Handsome Jack wants to kill them, of course.




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destructoid's previous coverage:
Tales from the Borderlands


  Sep 01

Hands on with Tales from the Borderlands

So close you can taste the gunpowder


  Jun 06

First details on the Tales from the Borderlands voice cast arise

Starring Nolan North as -- every minion or goon ever


  Mar 10

Tales from Tales from the Borderlands from SXSW

More details on the Telltale and Gearbox mashup


  Dec 23

Alcohol makes the gaming industry go round

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