If it wasn’t for the fact that Poker Night at the Inventory was already available from Telltale Games on PC, this could easily be cast aside as an April Fools joke. Thankfully, it does exist, and we call tell you with some confidence that Poker Night 2 is scheduled to release on the PlayStation Network for PS3 at some point this month.
In Poker Night 2, you play as the fifth person in a poker game against other players Claptrap (Borderlands), Brock Samson (The Venture Bros.), Sam (Sam & Max), and Ash Williams (Army of Darkness), with GLaDOS (Portal) as the dealer:
Dan Connors, CEO and Co-Founder of Telltale Games, talked a little bit about the game announcement:
It’s great to revisit our roots after the success of The Walking Dead. People might not know that we have a strong history of humor in our games and players are going to find a lot of laughs in Poker Night 2. Poker Night 2 is another example of our ability to work with phenomenal partners and bring great characters to life in the gaming universe.
By playing Poker Night 2, you’ll be able to unlock Premium Themes for your PS3’s XMB, which have the characters invade each other’s worlds, as well as the following exclusive skins and heads for Borderlands 2:
- Assassin – Portal Skin
- Siren – Poker Visor
- Gunzerker – Brock Samson’s Hair
- Commando – Evil Ash Head
- Mechromancer – Max Mask
Did you play Poker Night at the Inventory? Are you intrigued by Poker Night 2? Let us know in the comments below.
*Even though this information came from an official press release and there’s an official website, in the off chance this is a very elaborate April Fools joke, we’ll let you know.