The E3 convention takes place this week in Los Angeles, where several companies will unveil some of this year's hottest electronic items, including video games and much more. Today we have word that Telltale Games will be pulling the covers back on its new Batman game entitled Batman: The Telltale Series. Telltale Games} revealed that this video game will debut sometime this summer, but an official release date was not given.

Here's the official press release: The Telltale crew is down in Los Angeles for the annual E3 Gaming Expo...And today they shared the very first screens and cast details for the upcoming Batman - The Telltale Series ahead of its worldwide debut this summer! Here's what Telltale Games CEO and Co-Founder Kevin Bruner had to say about the upcoming series based on the mythology of The Dark Knight.

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"We've been hard at work at Telltale creating an all-new iteration of the iconic Batman story that puts players in the suit of billionaire Bruce Wayne, just as much as it will put them behind the mask, deciding how to carefully navigate a complex drama, rich with action, crime, corruption, and villainy lurking around every corner of Gotham City. The complex life and fractured psyche of Bruce Wayne has lent itself to becoming a bold evolution of the signature 'Telltale' role-playing experience, and we couldn't be more excited as we prepare to debut the series to players across the world this summer."

The episodic series will premiere digitally on home consoles, PC/Mac, and mobile devices, and we'll be showing it privately to guests at E3 this coming week. The series will also be available on game consoles as a special 'Season Pass Disc' which will be available at retailers across North America, Latin America, and Europe later this summer, granting access to the five episode season as it becomes available for download.

Rendered to look like a living comic book, Telltale's vision of Batman will feature an award-winning cast of talent, including Troy Baker in the role of Bruce Wayne, Travis Willingham as Harvey Dent, Erin Yvette as Vicki Vale, Enn Reitel as Alfred Pennyworth, Murphy Guyer as Lieutenant James Gordon, Richard McGonagle as Carmine Falcone, and Laura Bailey as Selina Kyle. We'll be able to reveal additional cast and characters as the season progresses. Look to Telltale's channels on Facebook and Twitter for more news from E3 as it happens! In the meantime, take a look at the first photos below from Batman: The Telltale Series.

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