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The Wolf Among Us [Online Game Code]

by Telltale Games
Mature Telltale Games Account
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  • 2/4/2014 Update: Episode 2 Now Available
  • From the team that brought you 2012 Game of the Year, The Walking Dead & based on the Eisner Award-winning Fables comic book series.
  • Now, it's not only WHAT you choose to do that will affect your story, but WHEN you choose to do it.
  • A mature and gritty take on characters from fairytales, legends and folklore who have escaped into our world.
  • A perfect place to begin your Fables journey, even if you've not read the comics; this game is set before the events seen in the first issue.



Product Details

Platform: PC Download
  • Downloading: Currently, this item is available only to customers located in the United States and who have a U.S. billing address.
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  • ASIN: B00FFL0T46
  • Release Date: October 11, 2013
  • Average Customer Review: 4.0 out of 5 stars  See all reviews (36 customer reviews)
  • Amazon Best Sellers Rank: #14,324 in Video Games (See Top 100 in Video Games)
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Platform: PC Download

From the makers of the 2012 Game of the Year: The Walking Dead comes a gritty, violent and mature thriller based on the award-winning Fables comic books (DC Comics/Vertigo). As Bigby Wolf - THE big bad wolf - you will discover that a brutal, bloody murder is just a taste of things to come in a game series where your every decision can have enormous consequences.

An evolution of Telltale's ground-breaking choice and consequence game mechanics will ensure the player learns that even as Bigby Wolf (THE Big Bad Wolf), Sheriff of Fabletown, life in the big bad city is bloody, terrifying and dangerous.

Over a season of content spanning across 5 episodes, available as they are released:
  • Episode 1: Faith
  • Episode 2: Smoke and Mirrors
  • Episode 3: A Crooked Mile
  • Episode 4: In Sheep’s Clothing
  • Episode 5: Cry Wolf
System Requirements:

Minimum:
• OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3
• Processor: Core 2 Duo 2GHz or equivalent
• Memory: 3 GB RAM
• Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/512 MB RAM
• Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
• Sound: Direct X 9.0c sound device
Additional Info: Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics

Recommended:

• OS: Windows XP Service Pack 3
• Processor: Core 2 Duo 2.3 Ghz or equivalent
• Memory: 4 GB RAM
• Graphics: ATI or NVidia card w/1024 MB RAM
• Hard Drive: 2 GB HD space
• Sound: Direct X 9.0c sound device

Additional Info: Not recommended for Intel integrated graphics

Telltale account required for game activation and installation


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11 of 12 people found the following review helpful
By Xa4
Platform for Display:PC Download
I have many things to say, but this will be kept short in order to avoid spoilers.

The Wolf Among Us is an adaptation of the Comic series Fables. It is sold as an adventure game, but really, the puzzles are pretty lightweight and not so numerous. You could say that this is actually a piece of interactive storytelling, with choices to make that have an impact on the story's flow. Developers Telltale have essentially applied the same treatment to this comic series as they have with The Walking Dead last year.

Of course, it's hard to judge the game when only the first episode, which can be completed in just over two hours, has been released. But what we have here is very promising. The first thing one notices is that the art style is stunning: it's reminiscent of The Walking Dead game, but with a different, brighter palette. Then comes the story, a whodunnit, which starts a bit slowly but gets captivating after the first 30 minutes. The decisions you have to make as a player are not always as agonizing as in The Walking Dead, but this is to be expected: In the earlier game, everything was a matter of life and death. Nevertheless, by the end of the episode,I knew my patience would be tested while waiting for the next one! And that is the best indicator that This is another winner game for Telltale.
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3 of 3 people found the following review helpful
3.0 out of 5 stars Game is superb! Support? Not so much. January 2, 2014
By Cass
Platform for Display:PC Download|Verified Purchase
I was extremely excited for this new TellTale game, and had immense joy playing it!

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I played this game over 4 months ago, right at it's release. No word from TellTale about further updates, nothing. They dropped this game so they could release their Walking Dead Game Season 2 as quickly as possible. This game had amazing potential, but because of the companies lackluster support and updates, I have to give it 3 stars.

For those that had to get the game through their website, we had to wait hours and hours after release before we were able to get the download, although those that got it through Steam were able to play immediately. Again, during that, we received no word from TellTale. And afterwards, they offered Steam codes of the game to those who ordered from their website. But for those of us that ordered from amazon or other places that LED us to the website for download and purchase, we got nothing. Even though we were in the same situation as the others.

The game is amazing. But I advise you to wait until all the episodes are out until you buy it, because then you won't be left with a cliffhanger for over 4 months.
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5 of 6 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars A Comic Book in Video Game's Clothing October 20, 2013
Platform for Display:PC Download
Disclosure: Played as a PSN download

It seems TellTale has found, and mastered, a niche: Take a comic book (okay, okay...'graphic novel'), and make it interactive by turning it into a video game. While that rarely seems to work when a company tries to do the same with a movie, TellTale has expanded on what they did perfectly with The Walking Dead and given gamers and comic book fans alike another fantastic release with The Wolf Among Us.

The Wolf Among Us is based on Bill Willingham's Fables comic book series. And unlike The Walking Dead where the characters were mostly different but lived in a parallel time period as the characters in the source material, the characters in The Wolf Among Us are straight out of the source material. I was a huge fan of The Walking Dead comic before I played the TellTale game, but I have not read the Fables comics, so I cannot confirm whether or not the game follows the comic book storyline. My understanding is that it does not, but I'll come back and clarify that once I do indeed confirm.

But like The Walking Dead Game, you certainly don't have to have read the comics to enjoy this game; just be sure that you are planning to get into and be part of a story-rich experience. And here's the gist: Turns out that fairy tale creatures created in writing (or film) actually `come to life', and many of them have taken residence in an area of New York City called...you guessed it... Fabletown. The sheriff, Bigby Wolf, that's right...
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2 of 2 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars Wolf Among Us is a Must Play Interactive Adventure October 14, 2013
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The Wolf Among Us is a five part story that incorporates characters and situations from the Fables comic series. It's dark, it's gritty, and the characters are amazingly adapted. Like Telltale's Walking Dead series, it's best to think of this as a choose your own interactive adventure than a typical adventure game. The story and the choices make up most of the gameplay. It's never particularly difficult, but the game forces you to make decisions quickly that impact the story.

My biggest complaint is that I have to wait for the remaining episodes. Part 1 was amazing. The first episode lasts around 2 hours (your mileage will vary) and I assume the remaining episodes will follow that trend.
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1 of 1 people found the following review helpful
5.0 out of 5 stars a murder mystery to love March 6, 2014
Platform for Display:PC Download|Verified Purchase
The Wolf among us plays like the great film noir mysteries we watch only
you make the choice as to how the main charactor performs
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4.0 out of 5 stars A lot like similar games of this nature
A lot like similar games of this nature, but interesting story line and plot, they could have done more with changing the outcomes with the different choices made.
Published 1 month ago by Michael Meserve
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Epic game. For once, the game actually makes it so that your choices matter, especially in the end.
Published 3 months ago by Jacob
2.0 out of 5 stars I assume it's a great game based on Episode 1
This is more a review of Telltale's customer service than the game. I got to play Episode 1, and then none of the other episodes would load. Read more
Published 3 months ago by Olivia Ward
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
It would be better if it had subtitles in catalan or spanish.
Published 3 months ago by Albert S
5.0 out of 5 stars !
Easily my favorate game of 2014
Published 4 months ago by Marcel
5.0 out of 5 stars The story is pretty linear, and it feels like your choices only ...
Exceeded my expectations as a game. I wish there were more variations on how it can end up. The story is pretty linear, and it feels like your choices only change the story at... Read more
Published 4 months ago by Eric N.
2.0 out of 5 stars DOES NOT ACTIVATE ON STEAM, poor customer service.
Great game, have been a fan of Telltale and their games since the Walking Dead series. Just a warning for those who prefer Steam. Read more
Published 5 months ago by David
4.0 out of 5 stars Great game.
This was a very enjoyable game. My laptop runs it a little slow, but nothing problematic.
Published 8 months ago by Carlos John Lopez
5.0 out of 5 stars Five Stars
Love it!
Published 8 months ago by Kiona Johnson
5.0 out of 5 stars LOVED IT!
I loved this game, I've always loved point & click adventures but this one took it to a new level for me. I haven't played The Walking Dead yet but I most likely will now. Read more
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