E3 2018: Telltale Working On Stranger Things As Minecraft Heads To Netflix

E3 2018: Telltale Working On Stranger Things As Minecraft Heads To Netflix

Telltale games has been making Minecraft: Story Mode since 2015. In fact, the king of streaming is poised to enter the space as well, as Netflix has confirmed that it's going to begin streaming games in some form.

According to TechRadar's sources, both Netflix and Telltale are advanced in the deal, with playable demos of the games having been in existence for "at least" the past year. For more on that, we can turn to a statement from Telltale.

That's isn't exactly what's happening. The company was adamant that it doesn't consider an interactive offering to be a game, but rather an extension of the cinematic experience.

After having worked on titles based around series far and wide involving major franchises like The Walking Dead, Game of Thrones, and more, Telltale Games has given a new look into what lies ahead for the studio outside of its current projects, and it looks like things are about to get unusual.

TechRadar first reported the news, revealing that Telltale Games will also be adapting Minecraft: Story Mode as a five-episode interactive narrative series that will be coming to the streaming service this fall.

A Stranger Things video game is now in the works, it has been confirmed. You're all the way relaxed sitting on the back of your seat. You can always fast forward, but we are lazy creatures. If ...

There are no specific details for the Stranger Things game yet. Thus, the idea of Netflix hosting streaming games is not exactly the biggest news ever, but it does show that Netflix is ready to expand into new media territory.

The partnership with Telltale is considered a logical step, given that the company's games usually only require the player to select from dialogue options or move with the aid of a cursor to a specific on-screen location.

Around the same time, Netflix also collaborated with Hasbro on no less than three board games, including Monopoly, a Ouija board, and Eleven's Eggo card game. No running, jumping, shooting, or climbing that would necessitate an actual video game controller.

I can't figure Telltale out.

Stay tuned for more information of Telltale's Stranger Things project in the months to come.