The best games based on TV shows

Game developers have long been inspired by the stories and worlds of TV series, especially these days with the proliferation of SVOD offerings.

From massive open-world epics to choose-your-own-adventure games, there’s a wide variety of games that take inspiration from popular TV shows. In this selection, we’re going to review some of the best games inspired by TV series.

Stranger Things 3: The Game

Stranger Things 3: The Game © Netflix

Stranger Things 3: The Game is a small action adventure video game in retro pixelated mode. It reminds us of 80s video games and that’s no coincidence. Indeed, it takes up the story of season 3 of the television series Stranger Things (to see on the SVOD streaming platform netflix), a series set in the 80s. If you’re a fan of Stranger Things and nostalgic for old school video games, you’ll love Stranger Things 3: The Game. state-of-the-art, but the gameplay is fun and the 80s pop culture references are sure to please fans of the TV series. Note, however, that only Netflix subscribers can play it.

Crab Game

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Crab Game © Dani Deverson

Crab Game is a battle royale type video game that uses all the codes of the Squid Game series. In this game, players have to compete in order to be the last survivor. The game takes place in a minimalist universe where the focus is on gameplay, rather than aesthetics. Nevertheless, the game was very successful, attracting players from all over the world. The fact that everything is in English also makes it accessible to a wide audience. Crab Game is a fun and challenging game that provides hours of entertainment. It is particularly made for fans of the Squid Game series, who will find all the references to the series there, although the design is fixed and simple.

game of thrones: winter is coming

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Game of thrones: winter is coming © YOUZU GAMES

As its name suggests, Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming is based on the universe of the famous series “Game of Thrones”. The game itself is an online real-time strategy and management game, where players fight for control of the Iron Throne. Right off the bat, players can choose their character from a set of familiar faces from the series, each with their own unique skills and abilities. Players will then need to build their army and city in order to survive attacks from other players and computer-controlled enemies. The game is free and accessible via any internet browser. Whether you’re a fan of the series or not, Game of Thrones: Winter is Coming is an excellent strategy game that will leave you wanting more.

The Witcher

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The Witcher © CD PROJEKT

The Witcher is a game that attracts gamers with its unique blend of action and quests. In the shoes of the main character, Geralt of Rivia, players are drawn into a medieval universe where they must use their skills in combat, magic and sorcery to accomplish various tasks. Throughout the game, Geralt’s primary motivation is to earn money and please his mistress, rather than saving the world around him. This selfish side makes The Witcher stand out from other games in the same genre and helps players feel closer to the anti-hero character of Geralt. Despite being released over a decade ago (before the TV series was made), The Witcher still has a devoted fanbase thanks to its innovative gameplay and intriguing storyline. Thanks to its TV adaptation, The Witcher is sure to continue to captivate audiences for years to come.

The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land

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The Walking Dead No Man’s Land © Next Games

If you are a fan of The Walking Dead series where zombie attacks and the survival of mankind are at the heart of the adventure, then you will love the free mobile video game The Walking Dead: No Man’s Land. You can embody one of the heroes of the series (the main characters must be unlocked) and relive the events of the different seasons of the television series. This mobile game brilliantly combines combat and survival strategy. Although it may seem like a simple zombie smashing game at first glance, The Walking Dead No Man’s Land will quickly draw you in with its challenging gameplay and rich storyline. Every decision you make will impact the outcome of the game, so choose wisely! With polished graphics and an immersive plot, The Walking Dead No Man’s Land is a must-play for all fans of the TV series.

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