Three years have passed since the release of the last episode of The Wolf Among Us. Since then, fans of the series have eagerly anticipated the second season of the Fables based story and the return of the big bad wolf. After years of waiting, Telltale Games has finally acknowledged the communities request for the Wolf Among Us 2 and in 2018, Telltale plans on giving the community what they requested.
Yesterday afternoon, Telltale Games, in partnership with DC Entertainment and Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment, announced the second season of The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series. The critically acclaimed and award-winning episodic adventure game series based on Bill Willingham’s ‘Fables’ comic book series, is scheduled to release next year (2018). During an announcement video yesterday afternoon, Telltale surprised their fans with the cast and crew from the Wolf Among Us, confirming that the project was in development and would be coming in the year ahead. At the moment, season 2 has not yet been officially titled, but it is scheduled to debut during the second half of 2018 across all major gaming consoles and mobile gaming devices. The new season will introduce a fresh story arc for its returning cast of characters, including the return of Adam Harrington as Bigby Wolf and Erin Yvette as Snow White.
The Wolf Among Us Season 2 will bring back fan favorites Bigby Wolf (Adam Harrington) and Snow White (Erin Yvette). The first season of The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series was met with critical-acclaim and was considered a contender for Game of the Year in 2014. In addition, The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Series also received awards for ‘Best Story’ and ‘Best Performances’ by IGN.com and won the category of ‘Best Narrative’ at the SXSW Gaming Awards. The final episode of The Wolf Among Us: A Telltale Games Series received a 9.3 out of 10 score from IGN.com; IGN awarded it ‘Game of the Month’ saying, “Simply put, The Wolf Among Us’ finale provides some of the finest storytelling I’ve played in a long time… Telltale’s finale is a fantastic adventure, and some of the best work the studio has ever done.” Nerdist.com called the series, upon its conclusion, “a tour de force of sex, lies, murder, deceit, and, ultimately, hope.”
Fables, a New York Times bestseller, was created by Bill Willingham and since then has become one of DC Entertainment’s longest-running series. Fables was published under its Vertigo imprint from 2002 to 2015; with over a dozen Eisner Awards, including Best Writer, Best New Series, and numerous wins for Best Serialized Story, the Fables universe has become one of the richest mythologies in the world of comics. Fables is an imagining of the world’s most beloved storybook characters that are real and living among us with all of their powers intact.
The Wolf Among Us Season 2 will be a standalone product separate from season one and is licensed by Warner Bros. Interactive Entertainment. The Wolf Among Us season 2 will be available for download on Xbox One, PlayStation 4, PC, Mac, iOS, and Android-based devices. At the moment, no other platforms have been announced. Will we see The Wolf Among Us 2 on the Wii U, Nintendo Switch, or 3DS? If you have yet to play The Wolf Among Us, we strongly recommend it. If you are looking for a deal on Telltale games including The Wolf Among Us, head over to Humblebundle to pick up the Telltale pack for $15.