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Telltale Games’ rapid growth brings some big changes to its executive ranks in 2015.
Telltale cofounder Kevin Bruner transitions to CEO as of today, moving up from president of the developer and publisher. Fellow cofounder and former CEO Dan Connors will remain with the company as executive adviser. These changes in structure are in response to continued growth of the company, which is best known for recent award-winning adventure games such as The Walking Dead and Wolf Among Us, and is set set to bring us Minecraft: Story Mode in partnership with Microsoft’s Mojang later this year.
“2014 marked our 10th consecutive year of continued growth since co-founding Telltale with Kevin Bruner in 2004. In that time, we’ve been incredibly proud to have accomplished so much with some of the most talented people in entertainment,” said Connors in a statement. “2015 is the first of the next ten years for an ever-evolving Telltale. As we enter this new phase, and as Kevin transitions to my former role of CEO, I will remain with the company and on the board in an advisory role that will help ensure Telltale’s vision of continuing to break new ground as leading storytellers in the entertainment space.”
In a statement that came alongside these announcements, Telltale’s new CEO revealed that they’re sitting on unannounced partnerships as well as a new original IP, pointing to what could be another year of continued growth for the San Rafael, Calif.-based company.
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