Set prior to the events in the first issue in the comic book series, The Wolf Among Us puts players in the role of Bigby Wolf, a man once more infamously known as The Big Bad Wolf. Now the sheriff of Fabletown, a hidden enclave of exiled Fables living in New York City, Bigby is tasked by bureaucrat Snow White to keep order within the society of mythical creatures and characters trying to remain undetected in the world of the mundane. From a chain-smoking member of 'The Three Little Pigs' to a car-thieving Mr. Toad itching for his next wild ride, The Wolf Among Us examines the lives of beings straight from the pages of myth and lore, now trying to survive on the meanest and grittiest streets of New York City.
This isn’t the sweet, happy-ending fairy tale you think you know. Telltale Games is hot off its success with the first season of The Walking Dead, and it’s chosen to mold another prominent comic book property into a video game: DC and Vertigo’s Fables series. The comic has been in print since 2002, or one year before The Walking Dead dropped its first zombie onto the page. Fans are going to be watching this series just as closely. The Wolf Among Us (out now for PC, Mac, Xbox Live Arcade, and PlayStation Network) begins with “Faith,” an episode that attempts to set the emotional groundwork for the next four episodes. Players control Bigby Wolf, the sheriff of Fabletown and the reformed Big Bad Wolf. He’s in charge of keeping the storybook... Read Review