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FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: LOS ANGELES – 3rd November 2023 – Telltale, the leading narrative game development studio and publisher, has today released Archangel, a bonus episode for The Expanse: A Telltale Series.View the trailer here: https://youtu.be/csopjOKmb4MThe bonus episode stars Shohreh Aghdashloo, reprising her role as Chrisjen Avasarala, Secretary-General of the United Nations in The Expanse. Archangel offers a brand new perspective on The Expanse: A Telltale Series, where players will experience a fateful day in the life of Chrisjen Avasarala by managing conflicts across the solar system and battling wits with rival politicians, all while navigating family drama on a day that will change her life forever.Archangel launches today and is included in The Deluxe Edition of The Expanse: A Telltale Series or is purchasable separately for people who own the Standard Edition.The Expanse: A Telltale Series is the first new game from leading narrative game developer and publisher Telltale, renowned for titles such as The Wolf Among Us, Batman: The Telltale Series, and The Walking Dead, since its reformation in 2019.The Expanse: A Telltale Series is set before the events of Alcon Television Group’s critically acclaimed and award-winning television series which streams on Amazon Prime Video. Players take on the role of Camina Drummer (played by actress Cara Gee in both the game and TV series), the XO of a scavenger crew on the hunt for a mysterious treasure on the edges of The Belt. As Drummer, players must deal with a mix of powerful personalities, square off against a bloody mutiny, explore locations beyond The Belt and, most of all, make tough decisions that will decide the fate of The Artemis crew. Scour shipwrecks, use mag boots to walk on walls and ceilings, and utilize Zero-G thrusters to float through sections of ships and the open expanse of space in the largest and most immersive exploration of any Telltale game to date. To learn more about The Expanse: A Telltale Series, please visit https://www.telltale.com/the-expanse/. Asset Downloads: Telltale Press Kit Store Links: PlayStation, Xbox, Epic Games StoreAbout Deck Nine GamesDeck Nine is an independent game developer dedicated to forging stores and gameplay into transformative entertainment experiences, Based in Westminster, Colorado, Deck Nine is best known for its work on the recent games in the award-winning Life is Strange series, published by Square Enix. This includes Life is Strange: True Colors, Life is Strange: Before the Storm, and Life is Strange: Remastered Collection. Deck Nine’s talented team of developers have won awards for their work in films, TV, and video games. For more information on Deck Nine, visit www.DeckNineGames.com.About Telltale GamesTelltale is an independent developer and publisher of both original and licensed IP games for every major interactive platform and is a pioneer of narrative games and episodic delivery. The Telltale brand, assets, and various IP are now owned by LCG Entertainment, operating and marketing games under the Telltale name. LCG Entertainment is a privately held company, headquartered in Malibu with offices in Corte Madera, California. For more information, please visit www.telltale.com. Follow Telltale on Twitter (@TelltaleGames), YouTube (@TelltaleGames), Facebook (@TelltaleGames), and Instagram (@telltalegames).About Alcon EntertainmentCo-founder and co-CEO's Andrew Kosove and Broderick Johnson founded Alcon Entertainment in 1997 with partner Frederick W. Smith, the Founder, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of FedEx.Alcon has financed and produced or co-financed and co-produced 34 films to date including the Academy Award Best Picture nominee The Blind Side which earned Sandra Bullock an Oscar for Best Actress; the critically acclaimed Blade Runner 2049 starring Ryan Gosling and Harrison Ford which won two Academy Awards for Best Cinematography and Best Visual Effects and received an additional three nominations; The Book of Eli starring Denzel Washington and Gary Oldman; Christopher Nolan’s Insomnia starring Al Pacino, Robin Williams, and Hilary Swank among others.Alcon’s upcoming projects include an animated film adaptation of the beloved cartoon strip Garfield from director Mark Dindal (The Emperor’s New Groove) with Chris Pratt voicing Garfield and Samuel Jackson voicing a new character, Vic who is Garfield’s father.In 2015, Alcon created the subdivision Alcon Television Group, their projects include hit sci-fi series The Expanse, a critically acclaimed space thriller which boasts a 100% score on Rotten Tomatoes; and the animated children’s series Pete the Cat, a co-production with Amazon Studios based on the best-selling children’s book series. Alcon Television recently announced a live-action series Blade Runner 2099 with Amazon Prime.