Fans of Netflix’s original series Stranger Things and video games should be excited, because those two things could possibly come together.
In a recent interview with IGN, Ross and Matt Duffer (otherwise known as the Duffer Brothers), indicated that they “really want to” make a game to bridge the story gap between seasons one and two. Although a second season has not been officially confirmed, if it were to happen, there would be a time lapse of about one year between the seasons. What kind of game? Matt Duffer answered that question:
What kind of game would they make? Matt Duffer answered that question:
Like an 8-bit… These fans, a lot of them have done this 8-bit video game art that’s blowing my mind.
A classic 8-bit style game would fit nicely with the retro vibe of the show, which is set in the 1980s and centers around a group of friends that enjoys playing Dungeons & Dragons. As it stands right now, the game hasn’t officially gotten a greenlight, but the Duffer Brothers are pushing Netflix to sell Stranger Things licensing, which would, of course, be required for any sort of video game to be developed.
Stranger Things has gotten a significant amount of attention since it premiered on Netflix in July, and is currently rated 9.1 on IMDb, making it one of Netflix’s highest-rated original series to date.