Dan Connors, cofounder of Telltale Games, is now giving way to the studio’s other cofounder and current CTO, Kevin Bruner, as its new CEO.
Connors had this to say about the shift in leadership:
This is the (sic) right direction for the company. … We’re looking at the next growth phase for Telltale — we’re 240 people now, and we continue to have an opportunity to do great things and grow the company.
Telltale has picked up contracts for several franchises, including The Walking Dead, The Wolf Among Us, Game of Thrones, Tales from the Borderlands, and most recently, Minecraft.They have also confirmed that they are working on their first original IP.
There are Bruner’s comments, where he also revealed their plans for new IP:
We’re thrilled to continue our growth and bring our unique style of scripted entertainment to the next generation of digital media, and do that across thousands of different devices. Our top priority is to continue fostering an environment where the most talented and creative storytellers in the industry are working side by side with the world’s biggest creative partners. We’re already working on some of the biggest franchises in entertainment, and when you add our unannounced partnerships and upcoming original IP, it’s clear the most exciting time to be at Telltale is now, and there will continue to be more and more opportunity to innovate ahead of us.