Hosts Geoff Keighley and Mari Takahashi closed the virtual event on Friday with a slew of news and first looks at Netflix games and game-inspired series like Dragon Age: Absolution, The Cuphead Show!, and Sonic Prime, and new mobile games.
Learn about new releases like Poinpy and get ready to step into the world of your favorite Netflix series and films with games such as La Casa de Papel and The Queen’s Gambit Chess.
NETFLIX GAMES AND ADAPTATIONS
DRAGON AGE: ABSOLUTION
Netflix and BioWare confirmed that the all-new animated series Dragon Age: Absolution will debut on Netflix this December. Created in collaboration with BioWare, Dragon Age: Absolution is set in Tevinter and features an ensemble of new characters inspired by Dragon Age lore, including elves, mages, knights, Qunari, Red Templars, demons, and other special surprises.
Since debuting in 2009, the award-winning video game franchise has brought players into the world of Thedas with rich stories, unforgettable characters, and beautiful and deadly locales to discover. The next upcoming Dragon Age game, Dragon Age: Dreadwolf, will be a single-player-focused experience that further builds on this incredible adventure.
The iconic Japanese fighting game franchise is getting the anime treatment! Hear from Chief Producer Katsuhiro Harada as he introduces never-before-seen exclusive clips from the series and touches on the background of a fan-favorite character.
SHADOW AND BONE: DESTINIES
Straight from the Fold comes a new mobile game based on the fan-favorite series Shadow and Bone. Get a first look at this single-player RPG, where you can step into the shoes of your favorite characters and journey across the world of the Grishaverse.
TOO HOT TO HANDLE
Swipe left on this sneak peek from the upcoming mobile game based on the Netflix series Too Hot to Handle and get ready to meet and mingle with a whole new cast of sexy singles vying for your affection.
LA CASA DE PAPEL
It’s not all relaxation and romance. Netflix has unveiled a single-player action-adventure game based on the hit series La Casa de Papel, in which players crack safes, pick locks, and help rob a casino in Monaco – all to help an old friend of the Professor’s. Watch the short preview here.
THE QUEEN’S GAMBIT CHESS
The tables have turned, and now you get to take part in the ultimate game of chess. See a first look at the trailer and the locations for this upcoming game, which lets you take lessons, play puzzles and matches, and compete against online competitors or familiar faces from the award-winning limited series.
THE CUPHEAD SHOW!
Get ready for the latest misadventures of the impulsive Cuphead and his cautious brother Mugman with a new teaser for the upcoming episodes of video game-turned-series The Cuphead Show!.
Check out the first trailer for this platformer based on Japanese folklore, in which you can join Luna on a magical journey to the depths of hidden dungeons and mythical temples as she unlocks the mysteries of her past.
DESTA: THE MEMORIES BETWEEN
Duck and cover… and watch the trailer for this new turn-based strategy game inspired by the game of dodgeball. Overcome broken relationships and a tragic family event, all through the medium of a surreal and exciting ball game.
REIGNS: THREE KINGDOMS
The beloved game series that lets you rule your own kingdom and change your destiny with a single swipe is coming to Netflix. This time, you can dive headlong into ancient China and climb the ranks to navigate the epic Chinese saga of The Romance of the Three Kingdoms.
Who wants to save the planet? With a nod to the current climate crisis, this game subverts the city-builder genre to let you do just that. Use technology to rejuvenate barren wastelands, then recycle all the structures you used to do it, leaving nothing behind but pristine wilderness.
To celebrate the launch of this vertical climber game, it is available to download and play today! See the trailer for this experience that lets you dodge adorable baddies and feed the blue beast hot on your heels. Warning: The more you play, the harder the game gets.
DOTA: DRAGON’S BLOOD
Sneak a peek at Season 3 of this fantasy adaptation of the beloved game as Davio the Dragon Knight continues his quest to make the world a safer place, one dragon slay at a time.
WILD THINGS: ANIMAL ADVENTURES
Dragons aren’t the only creatures on the loose! As the trailer hints, this new game tasks players with helping restore cute beasts to their wildlands (ranging from lush forests to tropical islands to icy terrains) by playing match-3 puzzles and restoring their habitats to health. Watch the full Netflix Games Day show below to see the trailer and get more info.
Our favorite hedgehog is coming to Netflix, as you’ve never seen him before. Get a sneak peek at this new animated series featuring an incredible twist that puts the fate of the multiverse in his gloved hands.
RAJI: AN ANCIENT EPIC
Paging all Raji fans! The Indian action-adventure game is coming to Netflix. Step into the shoes of Raji, the young orphan chosen by the gods to stand against the demonic invasion, as she tries to rescue her younger brother and face the demon lord Mahabalasura.
This award-winning cozy management game about dying is coming to Netflix, and we’ve got the new trailer. As Stella, a Spirtfarer and ferrymaster to the deceased, you can explore the world, farm, mine, fish, harvest, cook, and craft while spending quality time with your spirit passengers, creating lasting memories, and learning to say goodbye.
A year ago, Netflix ended Geeked Week on an epic mic drop: News of a new Castlevania series centered on Richter Belmont during the French Revolution. Now, get a sneak peek at the iconic Rondo of Blood hero in action.
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Mirko Parlevliet has been reporting on the entertainment industry since 1998 and founded Vital Thrills in 2018 to cover the latest streaming, movie, TV, and video game news. Mirko previously created the websites ComingSoon, Spider-Man Hype!, SuperHeroHype, and ShockTillYouDrop.