The E3 2022-replacement Summer Game Fest 2022 continues today with Netflix Geeked Week 2022, which has revealed brand new information about not just game-based TV series streaming on Netflix, but also TV series-based games! To make it even more confuzzling, there’s even one show based on a game that’s inspired by old cartoons!?
Tip: Find out what’s coming next to Netflix and the free Netflix Games app, by simply searching the mentioned game name in your Netflix app to be brought to the game app’s download page.
The stars of the show, outside of the many fantastic looking game-based shows, were definitely indie game darlings Poinpy and Lucky Luna.
Here’s the full Netflix Geeked Week 2022 broadcast video:
Netflix Geeked Week Pre-show Roundup:
- During the pre-show a making of the Arcane: Bridging the Rift Netflix TV series was shown off.
- As well as a Cyberpunk Edgerunners TV series trailer for the video game spin-off.
- The Resident Evil live-action TV series trailer was shown. Focusses on the Umbrella T-Virus dogs, spiders and zombies. Release date is July 14, 2022.
Main Show Debuts Roundup:
- BioWare’s Dragon Age Absolution is a Netflix Animated Series. A new saga begins in this stand-alone show. Coming December 2022.
- Tekken Bloodline shows a short anime teaser with King, followed by a few words from the game creator and more clips from the show.
- A trailer shows the different games based on TV series, mostly the Stranger Things 2D games.
- Shadow and Bone: Destinies game based on the TV series is coming soon where your choices matter.
- Too Hot To Handle Video Game is a dating sim from developer Nanobit. Just like the 3 series. I like how Jeff is mocking this game before playing it.
- La Casa de Papel Video Game is a cel-shaded adventure game where you help your team pull off a heist.
- The Queen’s Gambit Chess game inspired by the series. Not just a chess board, the trailer shows it’s a full experience letting you develop & master your skills, testing your opponents, competing online, and then playing chess board games including dialog from all the characters on many different locations.
- It’s The Cuphead Show! A show based on the game, that was based on old timey cartoons. So with it coming full circle feels right as you watch the Season 1 cartoon animation episodes on Netflix. “The Cuphead Show! – Season 2” coming August 19, 2022.
- Lucky Luna is a brand new original game (not based on a TV series) for Netflix Games. 2D 8-bit pixel graphics that see the main character Luna journey on an island in the stars. Looks really fun! Coming Summer 2022.
- Desta: The Memories Between trailer from the UsTwo Games creators behind Monument Valley. Explore your dreams and memories. Rogue-like. Coming later in 2022.
- Devolver Digital also brings 3 new games to Netflix Games. They are Reigns: Three Kingdoms, Terra Nil (green city builder sim), and Poinpy available now (Downwell creator’s next game is an upwards bouncing title to feed the beast).
- DOTA Dragon’s Blood – Season 3, based on Valve’s DOTA 2 video game. The main character hunts and slays dragons to make the world a safer place. Season 3 coming August 11, 2022.
- Wild Things Animal Adventures trailer. Match 3 game. Rebuild the wildlands. Coming to Netflix Games.
- Sonic Prime is a new animated series. Sonic the Hedgehog races to save the universe. Coming to Netflix later in 2022.
- Raji: An Ancient Epic – Enhanced Edition is a 2.5D adventure game. Coming later in 2022.
- After 1 million copies sold on consoles & PC, Spiritfarer is coming to Netflix Games later in 2022.
- Castlevania: Nocturne animated series returns to Netflix with Richter Belmont, set during the French revolution.
What Netflix series or games are you most excited for?
Tags: Arcane: Bridging the Rift, Castlevania: Nocturne, Cyberpunk Edgerunners, Desta: The Memories Between, DOTA Dragon's Blood - Season 3, Dragon Age Absolution, La Casa de Papel Video Game, Lucky Luna, Poinpy, Resident Evil TV Series, Shadow and Bone: Destinies, Sonic Prime, Spiritfarer, Tekken Bloodline, The Cuphead Show! - Season 2, The Queen's Gambit Chess, Too Hot To Handle Video Game