Telltale Games, the leading developer and publisher of episodic games with franchises like Tales of Monkey Island, Back to the Future, and the upcoming Jurassic Park, is set to develop games based on TV’s longest running crime series, Law & Order over multiple years. The first set of episodic games, Law & Order: LA, will launch later this year for PC, Mac, console, mobile and tablets.
Law & Order: LA fits very well with the style of episodic entertainment experiences Telltale has been building since our very first days,” said Telltale co-founder and CEO Dan Connors.”The talents and skills that we’ve been building at Telltale are ideally suited for the structure and storytelling approach of televised procedurals like Law & Order.”
Law & Order: Los Angeles, the TV show, follows Detectives Ricardo Morales(Alfred Molina)and Tomas “TJ” Jaruszalski(Corey Stoll) as they pursue cases through the diverse City of Angels.As members of the Los Angeles Police Department’s elite Robbery Homicide Division, Morales, a former Deputy District Attorney, has returned to the police force after he became frustrated with the system, while TJ, who grew up the son of an Oscar-winning Polish cinematographer, knows too well the dark underside that is behind-the-scenes Hollywood.
Protecting the detectives who serve under her is Lieutenant Arleen Gonzales(RachelTicotin), who is driven, focused, and meticulous.Deputy District Attorney Jonah “Joe” Dekker(Terrence Howard)is a white knight crusader whose political ambitions often bring him into conflict with his boss, working with Deputy District Attorney Connie Rubirosa(Alana de la Garza) at his side.
According to Telltale,the Law & Order: LA games will take the crime solving focus to interrogation and criminal investigations, with a heavy dose of courtroom drama on each case. Telltale will also continue to advance its unique approach to cinematic presentation and storytelling as well as dialog and character interactions.