Telltale Games is disappearing, and so are its games. As the company begins to liquidate, the company’s many games are being delisted from online stores.
As of now, Telltale are going through assignment proceedings. While this situation is similar to your average round of bankruptcy, an Assignment for the Benefit os Credits is an alternative. It’s seen as a less expensive and faster solution that allows a company to become insolvent.
Until Telltale officially closes down for good, many of their as-of-yet not delisted titles are currently on sale on Steam. The Walking Dead: The Final Season has become available after being removed from stores in order to earn the company a little extra cash before they disappear for good.
Telltale is assigning all of its assets to a, what we can assume to be, shell company. The company will presumably hold everything Telltale owns -source codes (including their engine), copyrights and trademarks, et cetera, until they can be sold.
After laying off all their staff without severance or health insurance, it is hard to feel bad for Telltale as it stands now. Still, it is sad to see such a prominent single-player developer disappear into nothingness – especially with prior games disappearing too.