Telltale and Mojang Developing New Minecraft Game Series for 2015

When you think about it Telltale Games and Mojang kind of make an odd pairing; one creates interactive episodic video games, while the other is the developer behind the most popular free-to-build sandbox game in existence. But that's not stopping the two studios from teaming up to release an "all-new narrative-driven game series" based on Mojang's popular Minecraft title.

Minecraft Story Mode

In case you didn't already know, Telltale is the developer behind the hit interactive video games based on the popular television shows Game of Thrones and The Walking Dead. The developer also recently launched its first series based on a the console game Borderlands. Telltale's games are released in episodes and are akin to a choose your own adventure where the narrative is driven by a players choices instead of their actions. Minecraft: Story Mode will also be an episodic series with its own original story set in the Minecraft world. The game will not be an "add-on for Minecraft, but rather a separate stand-alone product that will premiere in 2015 on consoles, computers and mobile devices," according to the official announcement.

Mojang Announces Scrolls Tablet Version is in the Works

Mojang has teamed up with mobile game developer Ludosity to port its card battling game Scrolls to tablet devices. Details about the tablet version of the game are slim, but Mojang has promised more news is coming soon. Mojang also announced that it is working on a few new features such as a new ranking system and a new tutorial to make the game more accessible to beginners.

Mojang Scrolls for the iPad

Scrolls is currently in beta, but should be available to more players soon. The game looks a lot like Wizard of the Coast's popular Magic: The Gathering collectible card game. In the game, players use various spells, creatures and ancient machines to battle their opponents. A battle is won when one player destroys three of their opponent's idols.

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