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Skybound Entertainment, Audible Sign Multi-Year Exclusive Audio Drama Deal

Robert Kirkman‘s Skybound Entertainment (home of the Walking Dead universe) is following up its first-look television deal with Amazon Studios with a multi-year development deal with Amazon-owned Audible. Previously known for audiobooks, the service is looking to get a stronger foothold on the audio-only originals market – with the Skybound deal resulting in exclusive content […]

The Walking Dead’s Creators Put An End To Overkill’s The Walking Dead

Well, it was somewhat fun while it lasted. After several months of bad poor gameplay, few fixes, controversy and more, Overkill’s The Walking Dead is no more. Skybound Entertainment, the company founded by David Alpert and Robert Kirkman, officially terminated the company’s contract with the game’s developer Starbreeze Studios, effectively ending their ability to work on or sell […]

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Hollow Knight’s Physical Release has been Cancelled

Fans of Hollow Knight were incredibly excited when a physical release of the game was announced a few months back. Skybound Games was set to partner in the physical release of the indie darling, however, those plans have now been cancelled. The physical release was scrapped due to the dissolution of the partnership between developer Team […]

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Skybound Entertainment Reveals New VR Title ‘The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners’

You’ll be getting a new VR experience from Skybound Entertainment in 2019 as the company announced The Walking Dead: Saints & Sinners today. Before San Diego Comic-Con got started, the company unveiled their latest game being worked on by their gaming division, Skydance Interactive, based on the Robert Kirkman comic book series. According to the game’s description […]

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The Walking Dead Season 9: With One Tweet, Skybound Has ‘Dead’ Fans Questioning Everything

The Walking Dead creator Robert Kirkman‘s multimedia entertainment company (and franchise home)  Skybound Entertainment continues to be a treasure trove of news items and teases for the AMC series’ upcoming ninth season. With still a little over three months to go before the expected season 9 premiere, our friends over at “The House of the Dead” have decided […]


Heather Revealed as Next Character in Overkill’s The Walking Dead

Starbreeze, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games have released a new character trailer for Overkill’s The Walking Dead, this one featuring Heather. This is probably one of the more ruthless trailers you’ll see from the game, or The Walking Dead as a whole, as it shows someone not in a pack or a community striving to survive in […]

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Gasolina #8 First Impression Review: Uniting Against the Narcos

This review is the first of a slight pivot in presentation of some of my content. “First Impression Reviews” will be for comics that have been going on for five or more issues, and this is my first experience with the story. Sylvia and her men try to approach Amalia’s house, but the woman responds […]

Go Behind the Scenes of ‘Overkill’s the Walking Dead’ in a Making-of Trailer

If you were pretty spellbound by the cinematic teaser for Starbreeze Studios, Skybound Entertainment, and 505 Games’ Overkill’s the Walking Dead, VFX house Goodbye Kansas Studios has released a behind the scenes look at the teaser trailer. The teaser revealed the game’s first playable character Aidan, so the VFX house got to have quite a bit […]

Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Eyes Frederik Pohl’s ‘Gateway’ For Series

Robert Kirkman’s Skybound Entertainment hopes that it’s going to find ratings and critical “life” on other planets, optioning award-winning science fiction author Frederik Pohl‘s 1977 novel Gateway for development as a TV series. The novel is the first in a series of six books in Pohl’s “Heechee Saga” that chronicles the history of an alien […]

‘The Walking Dead’ Season 8 Synopsis Has Rick Waging All-Out War

With The Walking Dead Season 8 premiering on October 22nd (a milestone 100th episode), AMC released a much more detailed synopsis for the season that gives us a much better sense of just how different this season will be when compared to Season 7. For starters? No more passive Rick Grimes (Andrew Lincoln): the Alexandria community […]

The Walking Dead: March To War Has A Launch Trailer

Arm yourselves, gather your allies, and fortify your position as Disruptor Beam has unleashed hordes of walkers and desperate survivors onto Google Play and the Apple App Store today with the release of competitive multiplayer strategy game The Walking Dead: March To War. Based on Robert Kirkman’s renowned comics from Skybound Entertainment, The Walking Dead: […]

Relax, ‘Walking Dead’ Fans: Robert Kirkman’s Still Working At AMC

When it was announced last week that Robert Kirkman and Skybound Entertainment had ended its long-term deal with AMC Networks and signed-on to a two-year deal with Amazon Prime, there was some concern as to how the deal would impact Kirkman’s current AMC programming slate. The creator of The Walking Dead, Fear The Walking Dead […]

Atria & Skybound Entertainment Launch New Book Imprint “Skybound Books”

Atria Books (owned by Simon & Schuster) has signed a new deal with Skybound Entertainment (founded by Robert Kirkman, creator of The Walking Dead) to create a new imprint called Skybound Books. The focus of the new imprint will center on fantasy, horror, and science fiction publications, aiming to release four to six books every calendar […]

Robert Kirkman’s Thief of Thieves Is Getting A Game Adaptation

Skybound Entertainment and Finnish independent game studio Rival Games have partnered to bring Robert Kirkman’s comic book series Thief of Thieves into the gaming world with a new interactive game based off of the comic. The game will be demoed for the first time ever on Steam at San Diego Comic-Con in July 2017 and will be […]

Starbreeze Revealed Concept Art For Overkill’s The Walking Dead

As part of Starbreeze Studios’ livestream event today, called the “Starstream,” we got a glimpse at the concept art for Overkill’s The Walking Dead which is a co-operative shooter set in a zombie-filled world. You know, like you couldn’t have guessed that last bit. The concept art revealed includes environment shots and character models and presents a nice […]

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The Walking Dead Game By Overkill Delayed Until 2018

Those hoping for a game based on The Walking Dead that isn’t strictly a Telltale adventure will be waiting just a little bit longer. Starbreeze Studios, which oversees Overkill Software, has decided to extend the production schedule on the developer’s co-op game based on the comic book series. The company made the announcement on their website, saying […]

Robert Kirkman To Bring Roger Zelazny’s Chronicles Of Amber To TV

According to The Hollywood Reporter, Robert Kirkman and producing partner Dave Alpert will adapt Chronicles of Amber for television. The novel series by the late Roger Zelazny centers on the “true” worlds of Amber and the Courts of Chaos. Those with the ability to travel between the two worlds can also shape new shadow worlds. Earth […]

Skybound Entertainment Announces Comic-Con Panels

Skybound Entetainment has announced a trio of panels to take place at Comic-Con International: San Diego in a few weeks. On Saturday, July 23rd, Skybound Entertainment co-founders, comic creator/company chairman Robert Kirkman and CEO David Alpert, will appear in room 6DE at 4:15 to discuss what it means to run a multi-platform entertainment company. The pair will […]

Skybound Entertainment To Develop New Genre Television Shows With Insurrection Media

Variety reports that Robert Kirkman and David Alpert‘s Skybound Entertainment and Insurrection Media have entered into a deal to develop a new set of genre television series. According to their report, the deal will see Insurrection providing “funding and support for Skybound to develop projects for TV and digital platforms.” Skybound will take charge of […]