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The Escapists 2 is breaking out of Nintendo Switch on January 11th!

Okay, okay… We did initially say that The Escapists 2 would come to Nintendo Switch in 2017, but please forgive us. It’s taken a couple more weeks to make our escape plan come together. But we think it’ll be worth the wait! Coming to Nintendo Switch on January 11th 2018, The Escapists 2 features: • 10 unique themed prisons to escape from • Two player split-screen play, and up to […]

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The Escapists 2 Launches August 22nd!

Today we’ve got some very exciting news for all Escapists… The Escapists 2 will launch on the 22nd August for Xbox One, PlayStation 4 and PC with a Nintendo Switch™ version to follow. You can even pre-order the game now via Steam and for PlayStation 4 and Xbox One from select retailers, with digital pre-orders available soon. Steam pre-order: http://bit.ly/Escapists2Steam Xbox One pre-order: Coming soon. PlayStation 4 pre-order: Coming soon. If […]

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The Escapists 2

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Play The Escapists: The Walking Dead – Survival Mode first at the PCG Weekender!

Hey Teamsters, We hope you’ve been keeping on top of your zombie survival skills! We’re excited to reveal that a brand new game mode will be coming to The Escapists: The Walking Dead, in the form of Survival Mode. We’re keeping the details of this brand new mode under lock & key for now, but, if you’re attending the PCG Weekender then you’ll be among the first in the world to play […]

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The Escapists First Birthday – It’s Competition Time!

Hey Community, It’s the first Birthday of The Escapists on Saturday 13th (YAY!) and we’re going to be celebrating! The best bit, you’re invited…

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The Escapists The Walking Dead Infects Team17

IT’S TIME TO ESCAPE THE WALKING DEAD! So. You’ve escaped from our best efforts to keep you locked up, you’ve broken free from America’s most notorious prison, you’ve even built a tank to bust out of a military POW camp. You think you’re hot stuff. But it’s not over yet. Today, we unveiled The Escapists The Walking Dead – a new game in The Escapists series developed by Team17 in partnership with […]

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The Escape Team is Breaking Out on June 30th!

PRISONERS, We’re excited to reveal a brand new challenge for The Escapists! Locked in a military prison for crimes they did not commit, a band of 4 inmates must work out how to break free from this new military based prison. Perhaps those rumours that the compound is home to one of the fiercest tanks in history will help? The Escape Team DLC includes: ·         A brand new exclusive military themed […]

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Great Games for Less – Summer Sale Roundup!

It’s Summer Time! Or it is here in England. Not that you would know, it’s the same shade of grey outside as it always is! But who needs outside when we have games to play? Especially when there’s a bunch of sales on right now for even greater value gaming! Here’s a round up of the best deals on Team17 games right now:   1. Every Worms Title: 75% Off […]

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The Escapists – 5 Tips for New Fish

Freedom doesn’t come easily and, with the launch of The Escapists on PS4 today, a new influx of prisoners will be gathering tools, making friends and putting their escape plans into action. To help, we’ve grabbed these 5 The Escapists tips from the community’s most seasoned prisoners. Read on!

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COMPETITION: Win The Escapists on PS4!

PRISONERS, It’s almost make or break time – The Escapists will launch on PS4 this Friday 29th May! To celebrate, we’re giving you the chance to win a The Escapists SWAG BAG and a copy of the game on PS4. To enter, all you need to do is create an image or video depicting infamous escapee Jimmy Locke spending time with his new PS4 console!     We’ve prepared a pack of images […]

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The Escapists Alcatraz – Out Now on PC & Xbox One!

PRISONERS! You think you’re soooooo hot now, huh? Setting record escape times, beating every challenge that we throw at you – even having the cheek to build your own prisons! It’s time to knock you down a peg or two. The Escapists: Alcatraz is the first DLC for The Escapists. Modelled after the world’s most notorious prison, you’ll face the challenge of not only breaking free of the prison walls […]

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  • TIGA Awards 2015
    Diversity Award
    Beyond Eyes
  • TIGA Awards 2015
    Outstanding Leadership
    Debbie Bestwick, Team17
  • MCV Awards 2015
    Person of the Year
    Debbie Bestwick
  • ID@Xbox
    Mega Sales Award
    The Escapists
  • Develop Awards 2015
    Publishing Hero
  • BAFTA Breakthrough Brit 2015
    Chris Davis
    Mouldy Toof, The Escapists
  • TIGA Awards 2015
    Playtonic Games
  • TIGA Awards 2014
    “Best Publisher”
  • Develop Awards 2014
    “Business Development”
  • UKIE’s gamescom
    UK Game of Show 2014
    The Escapists
  • App Store
    Best of 2013
    Worms 3
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